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stink′ bug`

any of numerous broad, flat bugs of the family Pentatomidae, that emit a disagreeable odor.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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There will be disruption to the importation of new and used vehicles from Japan for several weeks and we have been advised that the Ministry for Primary Industries, which is the lead agency on the stink bugs issue, is keeping the industry updated.
In an effort to ward off invading lychee stink bugs, the Taichung Agriculture Bureau announced an initiative to buy their larvae for NT$2 (US$ 0.
I put them all in my bedroom and when I went to wrap and bag my presents, I found lots of stink bugs in and around all these paper wrappings.
Stink bugs are the main economically important pests that damage rice in Brazil (Ferreira et al.
Cotton growers in the United States are also concerned about native stink bugs that have attacked cotton and other crops for decades.
Sunday Ekesi, principal scientist at the International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi, said Wednesday edible species of caterpillars, crickets, grasshoppers, stink bugs and even termites are highly nutritious and can be harvested, packaged and sold in markets.
japonicus poses to native stink bugs, some of them beneficial predators such as the predatory stink bug Podisus maculiventris (Say).
As the second book in a series, The Attack of the Giant Stink Bugs builds on the foundation of Chinese Prince Ru-Lan's precious kindness as he is gifted the ability to converse with insects by the magical woman he cared for when she was hexed and in the form of a rabbit.
Check out Steritech's infographic for four ways to fight stink bugs at http://steritech.
In the spring, it is the time to pest-proof the areas where overwintering pests like cluster flies, brown marmorated stink bugs, box elder bugs and multicolored Asian lady beetles have used to access structures to be sealed.
2001) also determined that early planted soybeans have higher populations of stink bugs during mid-season than soybeans planted at the usual planting date in Georgia.
However, the indiscriminate use of these products has contributed to environmental contamination and the selection of resistant populations of stink bugs (SOSA-GOMES & SILVA, 2010; BELO et al.