Bugs need symbiotic bacteria to exploit plant seeds
Aggregations of the red and black colored firebugs are ubiquitous under linden trees in Central Europe, where the bugs can reach astounding population densities. While these insects have no impact on humans, ...
ActiveGuard mattress liners reduce bed bugs' ability to lay eggs, study finds
Products that claim to control bed bugs have been on the market for years. Some work, and some don't.
Growing populations of brown marmorated stink bug could harm late-season crops
Oregon State University researchers warn of an increased risk of damage to late-ripening crops this year after discovering record levels of the brown marmorated stink bug, a newly established invasive pest in Oregon.
Discovery of pine beetles breeding twice in a year helps explain increasing damage, researchers say
(PhysOrg.com) -- Long thought to produce only one generation of tree-killing offspring annually, some populations of mountain pine beetles now produce two generations per year, dramatically increasing the ...
How Bed Bugs Outsmart the Chemicals Designed to Control Them
Biology and management of the green stink bug
The green stink bug is one of the most damaging native stink bug species in the United States. Stink bugs feeding on cotton, soybeans, tomatoes, peaches, and other crops can result in cosmetic damage as well ...