Scientists gather, share updates on spread of stink bugs


by Chris Gonzales, Northeastern IPM Center

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Working Group Meeting was organized as a conference with presentations—however, as a working group, scientists frequently conversed and discussed topics during and after updates. Below, we give highlights and summaries of the presentations.

About thirty scientists gathered recently in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in a meeting sponsored by the Northeastern IPM Center, and discussed the persistent, steady spread of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). Continue reading

Participants needed for survey to assess BMSB impact

From Growing Produce

The Northeastern IPM Center is encouraging growers to complete a 10-minute voluntary survey assessing the impact the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) has had on their crops. Researchers are seeking a comprehensive assessment of BMSB damage to crops and its impact on growers.

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