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Controlling The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, USDA's Top-ranked Invasive Insect
2013-01-07 12:18:56

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) First detected in the United States a decade ago, the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is now in at least 39 states, is wreaking havoc in homes and gardens, and is a major economic threat to orchard fruits, garden vegetables and row crops. It's no wonder the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ranks this pest as its top "invasive insect of interest." But help may be on the way: USDA scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Invasive...

2012-06-07 23:00:46

Experts say the critical window to catch stink bugs before they mate and multiply is now! RESCUE! Stink Bug Trap offers home gardeners a proven “green” solution against the imminent stink bug onslaught. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Out of sight should not mean out of mind. The “great awakening” is upon us; stink bugs are ready to mate and multiply. Experts warn that now´s the critical time to catch stink bugs with a RESCUE!® stink bug trap before your...

2012-05-29 23:00:30

Experts say the critical window to catch stink bugs before they mate and multiply is now! RESCUE! Stink Bug Trap offers home gardeners a proven “green” solution against the imminent stink bug onslaught. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 Out of sight should not mean out of mind. The “great awakening” is upon us; stink bugs are ready to mate and multiply. Experts warn that now´s the critical time to catch stink bugs with a RESCUE!® stink bug trap before your...

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The stink bug population continues to explode across New Jersey. If you have not yet seen one of these prehistoric-looking creatures up close and personal inside your home, you are in the lucky minority. Stink bug control requires barrier control. Seal potential entries and have a pest control professional apply an exterior, preventative spray. It will mean the difference between a full-blown infestation and a few isolated sightings. Neptune City, NJ (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 The fall...

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2011-05-20 12:56:37

The brown marmorated stink bug is believed to have caused millions of dollars in crop damage in the U.S. and could continue to wreak havoc. The three-quarter-inch stink bug is native to Asia and was brought to Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1998.  The bug began appearing in mid-Atlantic orchards in 2003 to 2004 and exploded in population last year. Stink bugs have been seen in 33 states, including every one east of the Mississippi River and as far west as California, Oregon and Washington....

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2010-09-28 05:25:00

Bed bugs aren't the only pest invading mid-Atlantic states this year: stink bugs are now posing a serious problem, causing damage to fruit and vegetable crops that has reached critical levels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Although they don't bite, the brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys) are a hassle for homeowners "” particularly if they are stepped upon, causing the emission of a strong skunk-like odor. However, stink bugs pose no known health dangers, and even...

2009-10-22 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With fall weather bringing unwanted, but harmless, insects into homes across the state, acting Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today offered homeowners some suggestions on how to keep out the unwanted pests. "These 'home invaders' may be a nuisance in the fall, but they don't pose any harm to humans or to property," said Redding. "They simply enter homes this time of year looking for a warm place to escape the cold winter...


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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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