The brown marmorated stink bug continutes to be a big problem for fruit and vegetable growers. To aid them in their efforts to control the pest, a team of more than 50 researchers has launched a website bringing its latest findings to growers in North America. The group is solving the mysteries of this pest that damages a huge range of fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops.
The site includes information on how to identify the stink bug, where it has been found, and steps to help manage it.
To connect to the researchers’ sites, send a specimen for identification, and report a sighting, go to http://www.stopbmsb.org/.