Doctor, professor; Ph.D student advisor
Current research projects
1.National Natural Science Foundation of China, “Sitobion avenae’s differentiation into biotypes on barley and wheat and its molecular basis”。
2.National Natural Science Foundation of China, “Olfactory behaviors and molecular basis of invasive Agrilus mali responding to induced plant volatiles”。
3 National Forestry Bureau, Special Fund for Forest Scientific Research in the Public Welfare, Sub-project of “Research and applications in integrated management of the apple buprestid beetle in Xinjiang wild apple forests”。
Select recent publications
1.Life-history trait plasticity and its relationships with plant adaptation and insect fitness: a case study on the aphid Sitobion avenae. Scientific Reports. 2016.
2.Comparison of fitness traits and their plasticity on multiple plants for Sitobion avenae infected and cured of a secondary endosymbiont . Scientific Reports. 2016.
3.Impacts of water deficiency on life history of Sitobion avenae clones from semi-arid and moist areas. Journal of Economic Entomology, 2015
4.Molecular and quantitative genetic differentiation in Sitobion avenae populations from both sides of the Qinling Mountains. PLoS One. 2015.
5. Reindeer Ewenki`s fading culture. Science, 347（6225）： 957,2015.
6.Genetic basis and selection for life-history trait plasticity on alternative host plants for the cereal aphid Sitobion avenae. PLoS ONE. 2014.
7.Fitness traits and underlying genetic variation related to host plant specialization in the aphid Sitobion avenae. Insect Science. 2014
8.Differential performance of Sitobion avenae populations from both sides of the Qinling Mountains. Environmental Entomology 20 13.
9.Asian medicine :exploitation of wildlife . Science. 335 （6073）：1168 ,2012.
Major research areas
Agricultural pest management, IPM, Insect ecology, Chemical Ecology, Molecular Ecology.
Presentations of supervised graduate students in academic conferences
Comparison of Sitobionavenae life-histories on oat and barley. The ninth International Symposium on Aphids. Beijing. China: Suxia Gao.
Response of wheat aphids to water stress in different drought extent, Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of Shaanxi, Xi’an, China, 2015: Peng Dai.
Academic awards of supervised graduate students
Scholarship of National High Level University Construction Program: Xianliang Huang.
National scholarship for outstanding postgraduates: Xinjia Dai, Xianliang Huang.
Outstanding graduate awards of the University: Xinjia Dai, Xianliang Huang, etc.
Employment of graduated students
Joint doctoral program, Ohio State University, USA: Xianliang Huang
Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences: Suxia Gao
Jilin Agricultural University: Peng Dai
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics: Zhihao Yi, etc.