Citizens sought in stink-bug fight

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Posted: August 27, 2013

The Winchester Star

A stink bug nymph crawls across Bergh’s hand after leaving a Tree of Heaven on the extension center property Monday.
Chris Bergh of the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Frederick County looks over brown marmorated stink bug nymphs collecting on a grape leaf at the center Monday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Chris Bergh of the Alson H. Smith Jr. Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Frederick County looks for brown marmorated stink bug nymphs collecting on a Tree of Heaven at the center Monday. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

STEPHENS CITY — Would you like to be a citizen-scientist in the fight against the brown marmorated stink bug?

Chris Bergh, a Virginia Tech professor of entomology based at the Alson H. Smith Jr.…



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