Gut Check: How Stink Bugs’ Insides Illuminate Their Eating Habits

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Brown marmorated stink bugs are generalist eaters, and finding them on one plant doesn’t mean they haven’t also been feeding on another. New research explores the potential of DNA analysis of stink bugs’ gut contents to identify the plants they’ve eaten in the preceding two weeks.

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