"Standing seam metal roof == stink bug disaster?
For the following reasons:
>> The standing seams leave a triangular gap, which could potentially be a pathway into the house.
>> The part where they fold it over the roofline has a huge…"
"I posted last year in response to the first very significant explosion of H. halys. They've been swarming badly for a week or so (here in Lynchburg VA), but today was truly unbelievable. So many were in my basement I had to set off bug bombs,…"
"Question on metal roof
Part of my problem with "sealing" off my house is that I have a standing seam metal roof, *far* off the ground (e.g. 25 feet). Clearly, a major path of ingress for the BMSB is the openings at the bottom of the…"
"Happen to be walking by the rhododendrons by my house today, and they were *loaded* with BMSB. Sometimes as many as 5-6 per leaf. Definitely will have to spray this weekend - probably sevin on the plant, and then give a good soaking with a systemic…"
"I already tried hosing my house down with Demand CS. Killed a lot of stinkbugs around my windows and doors, but with the flood of stinkbugs, it was just a drop in the bucket. I'm currently killed 40-50 per day inside, since it has warmed up…"
"I know Jeffery Aldrich up at the ARS is working on a combination slit and pheremone trap. There are a couple of technical Japanese papers that talk about a slit trap.
Until the ARS work is done, it seems like a slit trap could be constructed to…"
"Here in Lynchburg, VA, we've seen a population explosion in the last three years. This year in late September, I'd conservatively estimated a thousand or more brown marmorated stink bugs on the sides of my house for a week or two. Nothing…"
Jan 25, 2010
TPL is now a member of STOP STINK BUGS! - Get rid of brown marmorated stink bugs