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16a.
Small holes at base of broken leaf tips; bright green shield-shaped bug.

Insect may be:

16b.
Other type of damage to vegetation.


SOUTHERN GREEN
STINK BUG












Picture by: Johnny Saichuk



SOUTHERN GREEN STINKBUG may occasionally attack rice in Louisiana. The numbers of this insect in rice field are usually below levels justifying treatment, but they may increase rapidly under favorable conditions and yield losses can occur. Contact your parish LSU AgCenter extension agent for specific treatment recommendations.



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