This new video 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 want to know whether the brown marmorated stink bug can be designed out of landscapes.
The Diane Rehm Show takes a look at the biology and ecology of stink bugs and efforts to control their invasion. Source: The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU, May 7, 2013
Researchers at Oregon State University are trying to make sure the brown marmorated stink bug doesn't overtake Oregon farmlands. Source: KATU.com, May 6, 2013
Could a tiny wasp be the ultimate weapon in the battle against the foreign bug invasion? Source: BBC News, April 25, 2013
While the invasive Asian stink bug continues to spread, Italian stink bugs were spotted hitching a ride in a load of ceramic tile. Source: Washington Examiner, April 16, 2013
USDA entomologist Tracy Leskey discusses brown marmorated stink bugs and the efforts to stop them. Michael Raupp has the story of a big brood of cicadas that is set to emerge up and down the East Coast. Source: NPR, All Things Considered, April 6, 2013.
Asian stinkbugs devour American crops, but are predator wasps the answer? Source: National Geographic, March 1, 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.