Stink bugs

Stink bugs infestation

Stink bugs attack tomatoes, peppers, vines, almond trees, pears, apple trees, apple trees, cherry trees, beans.

They are called stink bugs because of the characteristic foul smell they emit when threatened.

Scientific name: Lygus pabulinus, L. pratensis, L. rugulipennis, Calocoris sp.
Greek name: Βρωμούσες

Damage

Stink bugs attack tomatoes, peppers, vines, almond trees, pear trees, pear trees, apple trees, cherry trees, beans. Small light-colored spots appear on the leaves at first, which then turn brown. The dead tissues detach and the leaves show irregular holes. In severe infestation the leaves become deformed.

Enemy

The adults are 5-7 mm long, greenish in color and have a small triangular scutellum between the elytra. The nymphs resemble the adults in appearance, but acquire wings at an older age.

Source

www.bayercropscience.gr
Lygocoris pabulinus
https://www.stopbmsb.org/index.cfm

Tags: PLANTS ENEMYTOMATOTOMATOES

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