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BMSB season comes to a close

BMSB season comes to a close

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27 Oct 21 Biosecurity News

BMSB season comes to a close

Since the start of the high-risk season in September 2018 there have been 212 live BMSB detected.

Read more in the latest Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk update.

The update includes latest interception data, surveillance information, and an update about ongoing work alongside Australian officials to align activities.

We’re at the end of the highest risk time of year for BMSB but there is never zero risk. Continue to be on the lookout and report anything unusual to KVH or the Biosecurity New Zealand hotline. There are handy ID guides and videos that demonstrate the impact this nasty bug could have on kiwifruit orchards – and our lifestyles – on the KVH website.


KVH investigates reports of unusual symptoms to identify and manage any biosecurity risks.

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