Effect of habitat manipulation on brown marmorated stink bug and weed management, soil quality and soybean
Sustainable Production
Biotic stressCrop protectionField management Pest
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This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
Cerruti Hooks, University of Maryland
Co-Principal Investigators:
Mariam Lekveishvili, University of Maryland
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Brief Project Summary:

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, is an invasive stink bug pest that was reported in Allentown, PA in 1996. It is highly polyphagous, with >300 reported host plants, including corn and soybeans. Since its introduction in the US, BMSB population has steadily increased and reached high densities in multiple Northeastern states and represents a significant economic threat to diverse agricultural systems, including fruits, vegetable, ornamental and field crops. More importantly, changes in current pest management protocols in an effort to control the BMSB could pose a vital threat to current IPM programs for Maryland soybean farmers which mainly rely on the activity of...

Unique Keywords:
#insects and pests
Information And Results
Final Project Results

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