BMSB

Long-lasting insecticide nets show promise for control of BMSB

In the effort to control the invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys), agricultural and urban pest management professionals may have a new tool to add to collection: long-lasting insecticide nets. Having been primarily used... more »

Identifying the invasive stink bug

Several insects look similar to the invasive brown marmorat­ed stink bug (BMSB), includ­ing brown stink bug, spined soldier bug, and dusky stink bug. In fact, on www.stopBMSB.org, a website of the Northeastern IPM Center dedicated... more »

Spread of stink bugs updated at meeting

  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... more »

Researchers make progress in fight against exotic BMSB

Scientists are rearing tiny Asian wasps in quarantine and evaluating whether they can be released in California to battle brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive pest that poses a serious threat to the state's... more »

Alien vs. Predator: Parasitic wasp targets BMSB

The discovery in Washington state of a parasitic wasp that kills its host like a scene from the “Alien” sci-fi movie has entomologists cheering from the West Coast to the East. That’s because the wasp’s... more »

Stop BMSB releases video series on BMSB research updates

Stop BMSB, a university-led research project, has released a new video series on the integrated pest management of brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB). The videos provide research updates on the monitoring, trapping, management, and biological control... more »

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