Using marigold as a flowering plant to attract natural enemies of the brown marmorated stink bug in soybean fields
Sustainable Production
Biotic stressCrop protectionField management Pest
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This is the first year of this project.
Lead Principal Investigator:
David Hawthorne, University of Maryland
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Brief Project Summary:

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is a new soybean insect pest that is rapidly becoming an increasing problem to soybean production. Since 2010, BMSB are causing economic losses to several field crops, including soybeans. Little is known about BMSB's natural enemies, as one component of biological control of the pest.

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

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