Taking On The Menacing Stink Bug04:33
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The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug has been causing trouble for homeowners and farmers from New Hampshire to California. (rutgers.edu)
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug has been causing trouble for homeowners and farmers from New Hampshire to California. (rutgers.edu)

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug has been causing trouble for homeowners and farmers from New Hampshire to California for three years.

The inch-long pest looks like a little brown shield. It can eat more than one hundred different crops, from soybeans to apples.

No predators are eating the invasive species fast enough to keep it under control. NPR's Alan Yu reports there may be a solution.

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This segment aired on December 25, 2013.

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