Parasitoids provide effective biocontrol of stinkbugs


Issue Date: September 10, 2014
By Padma Nagappan

While moving from the East Coast to California and shipping their belongings, a family inadvertently shipped a stowaway they later found in their barbecue grill—a brown marmorated stinkbug. This agricultural pest also managed to hitchhike across the country inside a box containing a new electric drill that a customer bought from a local store.

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