Managing Bad Stink Bugs Using Good Stink Bugs Webinar

Organic Agriculture June 21, 2019 Print Friendly and PDF

This webinar by Dr. Yong-Lak Park of West Virginia University was recorded on January 22, 2015. Watch it on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spRyLe8AmL4

About the Webinar

Brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) have caused considerable economic damage in the Mid-Atlantic states, and biological control agents against BMSB are not readily available for growers yet. In this webinar, the efficacy and utilization of the spined soldier bug as a native biological control agent will be presented and discussed. This webinar is for a mixed audience including researchers, extension specialists and agents, and growers seeking information on biological control of stink bugs.

Slides from the webinar as a pdf handout

About the Presenter

Dr. Park is an associate professor in the entomology program at West Virginia University. His research team has been working on a state-wide brown marmorated stink bug and natural enemy survey, organic stink bug management, and mass rearing of the spined soldier bug.

 

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.