Liu, Tongxian

Recent Advances in Entomological Research

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Table of contents

Section 1. Insect-Plant Interactions

1. Deciphering the Plant-Insect Phenotypic Arms Race
Xianchun Li, Xinzhi Ni

2. Insect Herbivory-Inducible Proteins Confer Post-Ingestive Plant Defenses
Keyan Zhu-Salzman, Tongxian Liu

3. Inducible Direct Defense of Plants Against Insects
Mingshun Chen, Junxiang Wu, Guohui Zhang

4. Host Marking and Host Discrimination in Phytophagous Insects
Siwei Liu, Baige Zhao, Edmond Bonjour

5. Nitrogen Modulation on Plant Direct and Indirect Defenses
Yigen Chen, Xinzhi Ni

Section 2. Molecular Biology, Physiology, Behavior and Ecology

6. Viruses and Viral Diseases of the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera

Yanping Chen

7. Biological Function of Insect Yellow Gene Family
Jianyong Li, Bruce M. Christensen

8. Bursicon, a Neuropeptide Hormone That Controls Cuticle Tanning and Beyond
Qisheng Song, Shiheng An

9. Chemical Ecology of Bark Beetles in Regard to Search and Selection of Host Trees
John A. Byers, Qinghe Zhang

10. Infochemical-tritrophic Interactions of Soybean Aphids-host Plants-natural Enemies and Their Practical Applications in Pest Management
Junwei J. Zhu

11. The Responses of Insects to Global Warming
Kun Guo, Osbert Jianxin Sun, Le Kang

12. Biology and Reproductive Strategies in the Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
Xingping Hu

Section 3. Insect Toxicology and Insecticide Resistance Management

13. P450—mediated Insecticide Detoxification and Its Implication in Insecticide Efficacy
Zhimou Wen, Xing Zhang, Yalin Zhang

14. House Fly Ctyochrome P450s: Their Role in Insecticide Resistance and Strategies in the Isolation and Characterization
Nannan Liu, Fang Zhu

15. Metamorphosis of Cisgenic Insect Resistance Research in the Transgenic Crop Era
Xinzhi Ni, Xianchun Li, Yigen Chen, Fuzhen Guo, Jinian Feng, Huiyan Zhao

16. Time for a New Look at the Relationship Between Bt Plants and Insect Natural Enemies
Mao Chen, Anthony M. Shelton

17. The Development of Pyrethroid Resistance in the Mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus

Qiang Xu, Nannan Liu

18. Resistance to Transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Crops in Target Insect Pests: Current Status and Prospect
Fangneng Huang

19. Potential Use of Proteinase Inhibitors, Avidin, and other Bio-reagents for Synergizing Bt Performance and Delaying Resistance Development to Bt
Yucheng Zhu, Mingshun Chen, Craig A. Abel

Section 4. Emerging Pest Management Strategies and Technologies

20. Advances and Prospects of RNAi Technologies in Insect Pest Management
Xin Zhang, Jianzhen Zhang, Kunyan Zhu

21. Anti-tick Vaccine Development: Status and Perspectives
Quentin Q. Fang, Oscar J. Pung

22. Hymenopteran Parasitoids and Their Role in Biological Control of Vegetable Liriomyza Leafminers
Tongxian Liu, Le Kang, Zhongren Lei, Ricardo Hernandez

23. Development of an Integrated Greenhouse Whitefly Management Program on Strawberries
Jianlong Bi

24. Advances in Research on the Venom Chemistry of Imported Fire Ants
Jian Chen, Hanwu Shang

25. Utilization of Lignocellulose-feeding Insects for Viable Biofuels: an Emerging and Promising Area of Entomological Science
Jianzhong Sun, Xuguo Joe Zhou

Keywords: Life Sciences, Entomology, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology, Ecology, Agriculture

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