Stink Bug Invasion

Sep 11, 2013

There are stink bugs, and then there are stink bugs.  Our region is home to a native variety, but a foreign interloper concerns insect researchers.  The non-native stink bugs could eventually reproduce in great numbers, causing problems for homes and agriculture.  Oregon State University horticulturists are working on the issue.

The brown marmorated stink bug.
The brown marmorated stink bug.
Credit Steve Jacobs / Penn State University