The arrival of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) drove a far-reaching, collaborative response by researchers, integrated pest management professionals, government agencies, and growers. A new article in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management looks back at this experience to share lessons learned for future invasive-species response efforts.
Tested in more than 100 locations across the U.S., a clear sticky-panel trap proves effective in attracting brown marmorated stink bugs, putting an easier-to-use tool in the hands of growers and IPM professionals for monitoring populations of the invasive pest.
It looks like a fruit, but it’s definitely not as healthy. It’s the attracticidal sphere, and a new study shows it to be a promising tool for managing the invasive […]
Last year at Entomology 2013, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture gave a presentation called “Exploring Overwintering Ecology of […]
By Tracy Leskey Want to see people’s eyebrows raise? Tell them you are en entomologist, aka someone who studies bugs, in the summer of the “cicada invasion.” According to the […]