- Adult: Broad, flat, shield-shaped bugs with brown on top and a yellowish underside. About ½" long.
- Nymphs: Look similar to adults but lack wings.
- Eggs: Round, laid in clusters and orange with a ring of white hairlike structures on the top.
Timing of damage: All season long
Type of damage: Mostly seed and pod damage but will also eat plant stems, foliage and blooms.
Scouting: Sample several locations by doing net sweeps or using drop cloths.
Economic threshold: One stink bug per 1' of row (drop cloth) or 40 bugs per 100 sweeps of the net.