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Offline CatManDo

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Re: Organic Stinkbug Control
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2011, 01:41:09 AM »
I put up a post on 3/8 dealing with stink bugs. Hope some of the information
is useful:


http://www.beginningfarmers.org/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-%E2%80%93-potential-control-measures/

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Organic Stinkbug Control
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2011, 08:43:46 AM »
Greetings,
Has anyone tried this with Harlequin bugs?  They are related to stink bugs, but much more destructive.  They arrived in large quantities this spring, for the first time.  They don't seem to want to leave.

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Garth & Kim Travis
www.TheRoseColoredForest.com
Bedias, Texas


On 6/16/2011 2:45 PM, John D'hondt wrote:
> Hi Carl,
>
> With the risk of making myself ridiculous I will tell what I would do.
> In my experience insect pests toroughly dislike the smell of their dead
> brethren. I would collect a jam jar full of the bugs. Let that stand for
> a day or two until they are all dead and then put them in a blender with
> some water. I would then dilute this goo in clean water until the smell
> is no longer noticeable and that I would spray/mist where it is needed.
> We don't have your marmorated stink bug here in Ireland but we have a
> smaller, but very smelly green one that a few years ago took on pest
> proportions in our garden. One application as described and they nearly
> disappeared. I have not seen one yet this year.
>
> John
>
> Here's one web link that I found about stink bugs.
>
> Stink Bug Infestation
>
> http://ento.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/brown-marmorated-stink-bug


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