Recent additions to the OSU Extension Catalog: Pear, Samurai Wasp & Japanese Beetles

Recent additions to the OSU Extension Catalog

EM 8420, 2017 Pear Pest Management Guide for the Willamette Valley
Nik G. Wiman, Jay W. Pscheidt, Ed Peachey
Revised. Recommends pest management practices for pear. 

EM 9158, Japanese Beetles in Oregon
Rachel Suits, Heather Stoven, Gail Langellotto-Rhodaback, Clinton Burfitt
New. Japanese beetle (JB) is a destructive insect moving its way west across the U.S. It first arrived on the East Coast in 1916 and has since established throughout the eastern, midwestern, and southeastern United States. JB has recently been found in Washington County, Oregon. It is important that the public take part in early detection to prevent its spread. This publication includes information on identification, life cycle and scouting, damage, control measures, and how to report a suspected JB.

EM 9164, Samurai wasp: Promising egg parasitoid for management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
David Lowenstein, Nik Wiman, Heather Andrews, Richard Hilton, Clive Kaiser, Jana Lee, Vaughn Walton, Chris Hedstrom
New. The samurai wasp (Trissolcus japonicus) is a parasitoid that attacks the eggs of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), making it a potential candidate for managing this significant threat to commercial agriculture and residential gardens. This publication will help you know what the samurai wasp looks like, where to find it, and how it parasitizes BMSB eggs.

EM 9164-S, Trissolcus japonicus: Avispa parasitoide prometedora para el manejo de la chinche hedionda marrón marmoleada (CHMM)
David Lowenstein, Nik Wiman, Heather Andrews, Richard Hilton, Clive Kaiser, Jana Lee, Vaughn Walton, Chris Hedstrom
New. La avispa Trissolcus japonicus es una parasitoide que ataca a los huevos de la chinche hedionda marrón marmoleada (CHMM), una plaga de cultivos comerciales y huertos caseros. Por lo tanto, la Trissolcus japonicus tiene el potencial de manejar esta plaga. Esta publicación le ayudará a encontrar y reconocer la Trissolcus japonicus, y explica su modo de parasitismo.