Asian stink bugs invade Oregon

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Image of damage to pear crops courtesy of the Maryland Department of Agriculture. According to Penn State researchers, feeding on tree fruits such as pears and apple results in a characteristic distortion referred to as “cat facing,” rendering the fruit unmarketable as a fresh product.