Mark S. Hoddle, from the Department of Enthomology at the University of California, discusses the perennial threat posed by invasive pests, and what to do when incursions are detected.
The Ministry for Primary Industries have released a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Identification Sheet.
Information and resources surrounding myrtle rust.
Myrtle rust is a fungal disease that affects plants in the myrtle family, including mānuka, and can also have negative effects on feijoa. It has recently been found in Kerikeri in Northland.
A quick list of frequently asked questions about BMSB.
The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Council has made an application to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to release the Samurai wasp in the event of a BMSB incursion in New Zealand.
BMSB is one the biggest biosecurity threats facing New Zealand, and is frequently intercepted at our borders. It has the potential to cause significant economic damage to the horticulture industry, and would become a serious nuisance to home owners.