Stinkbugs’ natural predator has arrived in the Pacific Northwest (Capital Press)

Stinkbugs’ natural predator has arrived in the Pacific Northwest (Capital Press)
That trait caught they eye of researchers at ODA, Oregon State University and elsewhere, because BMSB will eat nearly anything and are considered a major threat to fruit, berry, vegetable and nut crops. Its discovery in southeast Portland’s venerable Ladd’s Addition neighborhood in 2004 touched off a program, funded by the USDA’s Agricultural Research Services, to find a method of biocontrol, as bug-on-bug predation is called.