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PCT Podcast: UGA’s Dan Suiter Provides an Update on the Invasive Kudzu Bug

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In the following podcast, Dan Suiter, associate professor of entomology, The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, provides an update on the spread of kudzu bug as well as information about the biology and behavior of this pest.

| February 22, 2011

Northeast Georgia has been invaded by Megacopta cribraria, or the kudzu bug, an invasive stink bug from Asia that feeds on kudzu, an invasive weed also from Asia.

Fig. 2. Adult Megacopta cribraria are 4 to 6 mm long, oblong, olive-green colored, and produce a mildly offensive odor when disturbed. (Photo: UGA-CAES).

In the following podcast, Dan Suiter, associate professor of entomology, The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, provides an update on the spread of kudzu bug as well as information about the biology and behavior of this pest.

A one-page information circular about Megacopta cribraria has been created by The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and can be downloaded here.

Additional information about the Megacopta cribraria is available from The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences www.gabugs.uga.edu/.   

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