​​Redbanded Stink Bug: Damage and Control

March 2018 | 18 min., 14 sec.
by Gus Lorenz
University of Arkansas

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Summary

​This presentation focuses on the damage potential and management of the redbanded stink bug. The author offers detailed research on the physical and economic damage that this pest can cause, the economic thresholds for taking action, and the effectiveness of various modes of action available to combat the redbanded stink bug.

About the Presenter

Gus LorenzGus Lorenz began as a county agent in Jefferson County then served as Area Soybean Specialist, then Area Soybean and Wheat Specialist, and an Area Cotton Specialist. He returned to school to get his PhD which he completed in 1995. After completion of his PhD, he became an Extension Entomologist and IPM Coordinator. In 2005, he was promoted to Associate Department Head for Extension Entomologists, in 2017 he became Associate Department Head for Extension Entomology and Plant Pathology. His primary responsibilities include major row crops. Gus has worked for the University of Arkansas for 34 years.​

Contact Information:
Email: gmlorenz@uark.edu

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