Research entomologists are getting ready to give invasive pest Brown Marmorated Stink Bug a ‘taste of its own medicine’, as they’ve identified three volatile compounds in certain plants that attract the male. Watch this brief interview with Oregon State University Entomologist Vaughn Walton as he shares how he believes this discovery can be used to monitor and even deter the pest from the orchard. Read more about it in Pacific Nut Producer Magazine. If you’re not currently receiving the print publication, subscribe for free at: https://malcolmmedia.com/subscribe/
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