Friday, 27 September 2019 12:08

Stink bug warning for importers

A serious threat is posed to New Zealand’s agricultural and horticultural sectors by the brown marmorated stink bug (Halymorpha halys), MPI warns.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 08 December 2016 10:42

High risk season for stink bug

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) is a shield shaped insect native to Asia, which is rapidly expanding its distribution throughout the northern hemisphere.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 12:55

A stinky threat

All New Zealanders are being encouraged to be on the lookout for a nasty insect pest that could change the face of New Zealand horticulture and viticulture.

Published in Industry
Friday, 13 March 2015 00:00

Student in battle against stink bug

In the wake of the Queensland fruit fly threat Lincoln University PhD student Laura Nixon is working hard to develop a weapon in the fight to stop the introduction of another unwanted destructive pest, the brown marmorated stink bug.

Published in General News
Thursday, 13 November 2014 16:25

Stink bug alert in Temuka

FRUIT GROWERS in Temuka, South Canterbury are searching their crop for more yellow spotted stink bug. This follows the discovery of a single unmated female bug last week.

Published in General News

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