Soybean’s Wild Relatives May Provide Clues for Managing Kudzu Bugs

When the kudzu bug (Megacopta cribraria) was first discovered in the southeastern U.S. in 2009, it received an ambiguous welcome. As its name implies, it feeds on kudzu, an invasive, viney weed that smothers other plants, so it was believed that it could possibly used as a biological control agent to help manage kudzu vines. […]

Source: Entomology Today

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