MORE FAME FOR LAURA NIXON'S BMSB WORK

Recently, researchers at Lincoln University (in Christchurch) and Better Border Biosecurity (B3) in New Zealand teamed with scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) to study the dynamics of diapausing invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys). Specifically, they sought to examine how the crop pest travels as a “stowaway” aboard cargo ships.

This story by Rob Morrison featuring Laura Nixon's work features in Entomology Today and can be read here