Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture
University of California
Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in California Agriculture

BMSB trap catches in the Sacramento Delta (Freeport south to Walnut Grove):

Trap in Freeport: Oct. 2015 - One male.  Sept./Oct. 2016 - 3 males

Trap in a vineyard near Clarksburg: June/July 2016 - 3 males, 2 nymphs


For more on BMSB or to report finds, please visit the links on the left.


2016 Monitoring and Detection in Sacramento County 2016 (Funded by pear industry) (PDF 940kb) - Dec. 2016 (UCCE Sacramento/Capitol Corridor MCP)

Crop Susceptibility and Monitoring for BMSB (PDF 87kb) - Feb. 2016 (UCCE Sacramento/Capitol Corridor MCP)

Fact Sheet (PDF 600kb) - Identification, Damage, and Tree Hosts - July 2015 (UC ANR)

Pest Alert (UC IPM)

Shipping Regulations (PDF 118kb) - BMSB Regulations for Shipping Produce - June, 2015 (UC ANR)

Update Report (PDF 187kb) - BMSB Characteristics, Spread, and Management - January, 2014 (UC ANR)

Identification (PDF 220kb) - Comparison of BMSB and Rough Stink Bug (UC ANR)


Chuck Ingels' Selected BMSB Talks

Web Sites

UC IPM Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Provisional Guidelines for: Apples, Peaches, Pears

StopBMSB.org (National BMSB web site)

California BMSB Information - Includes a map of all finds statewide

Northeast IPM Center


BMSB Identification Video (UC ANR)

Webmaster Email: caingels@ucanr.edu