This new video series shows growers and others how to identify BMSB, why this pest is important in agriculture, and what’s at stake if we don’t stop it.
Researchers unveil a list of 170 plants that the brown marmorated stink bug attacks, and web videos show how to monitor for infestations.
The invasive stink bug continues to spread across the United States, alarming both farmers and scientists. Source: Voice of America News, November 13, 2013.
Pest alert on brown marmorated stink bug, HTML. Source: UC Davis.
Español: Chinche apestosa marrón marmórea, HTML. Source: UC Davis.
Video: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Identification. Source: UC Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County.
A destructive stink bug is invading the Pacific Northwest and could cause billions of dollars in damage to crops (video report). Source: KGW Portland, September 25, 2013.
A well-established population of brown marmorated stink bugs is found in a Sacramento neighborhood. Source: The Grower, September 18, 2013.
The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål), is a voracious eater that damages fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops in North America. With funding from USDA’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative, our team of more than 50 researchers is uncovering the pest’s secrets to find management solutions for growers, seeking strategies that will protect our food, our environment, and our farms.