Halyomorpha halys

Brown marmorated stink bug causing concern in northern Italy

Brown marmorated stink bug causing concern in northern Italy

Published on Jan 30th, 2017

Farmers in northern Italy are said to be worried about the proliferation of the brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys).

The crops most at risk are apples, pears, kiwi fruit, grapes, soya beans and maize, according to Mara Bizzotto, an Italian Member of the European Parliament.

In a question for written answer in theĀ Parliament, Bizzotto called for urgent action by the European Commission.

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