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There are between 250 and 300 species of stink bug in the U.S., and some of them are very helpful as predators of agricultural pests.
Sabri Ben-Achour
There are between 250 and 300 species of stink bug in the U.S., and some of them are very helpful as predators of agricultural pests.

Home is where the heart is. It's also where the stink bugs live -- crawling out from cracks and crevices and finding their way into your shower or kitchen cupboards. They're a major nuisance to farmers, and the USDA is now experimenting to see if the invasive insects can be brought under control by importing their natural predator, a parasitic Asian wasp. Sabri Ben-Achour takes a look.

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