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Prof. Qiao Wang

Massey University, New Zealand


Email: Q.Wang@massey.ac.nz


Qualifications

1994 Ph.D., La Trobe University

1984 M.Sc., Southwest Agricultural University


Publications (Selected)

  1. Esfandi, K. X.Z. He, and Q. Wang (2015) Flirtation reduces males’ fecundity but not longevity. Evolution, in press. 
  2. He, X.Z. and Q. Wang (2015) Ability of Platygaster demades Walker to parasitize both eggs and larvae makes it an effective natural enemy of Dasineura mali Kieffer. Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 6pp, published online 11 May 2015.
  3. He, X.Z. and Q. Wang (2014) Demographic dynamics of Platygaster demades in response to host density. Biological Control 72: 46-53.
  4. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2014) Ejaculate economics: an experimental test in a moth. Biology Letters 10: 20131031; DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2013.1031  
  5. Flay, C. D., Q. Wang and X.Z. He (2014) Female reproductive fitness decline due to increasing male density in a polyandrous weevil Sitophilus oryzae. Journal of Insect Behavior 27: 268-278.
  6. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2013) Trade-off between adult body size and juvenile survival: an experimental test of parental effects in the Mediterranean flour moth. Australian Journal of Entomology 52: 403-406.
  7. Jiménez-Pérez, A., Q. Wang and R. Arzuffi (2013) Mating behavior of Cnephasia jactatana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), an important pest of kiwifruit. Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 1373-1378.
  8. Lu, W., Q. Wang, M.Y. Tian, J. Xu, J. Lv, and A.Z. Qin (2013). Mating behavior and sexual selection in a polygamous beetle. Current Zoology 59: 257264.
  9. Lu, W., Q. Wang, M.Y. Tian, J. Xu, J. Lv, S.G. Wei, and A.Z. Qin (2013) Reproductive traits of Glenea cantor (F.) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 106: 215-220.
  10. He, X.Z. and Q. Wang (2012) Laboratory induction and termination of aestivation in Platygaster demades Walker, an important parasitoid of Dasineura mali Kieffer. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Sciences 40: 65-71.
  11. Lu, W., Q. Wang, M.Y. Tian, J. Xu, and A.Z. Qin  (2011) Phenology and laboratory rearing procedures of an Asian longicorn beetle, Glenea cantor (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Journal of Economic Entomology 104: 509-516.
  12. He, X.Z. and Q. Wang (2011) Phenological dynamics of Dasineura mali Kieffer and its parasitoid, Platygaster demades Walker. Journal of Economic Entomology 104: 1640-1646.
  13. He, X. Z., Q. Wang and D. Teulon (2011) Host age preference behavior in Aphidius ervi Haliday (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 24: 447–455.
  14. Lu, W., Q. Wang, M. Y. Tian, J. Xu and A. Z. Qin  (2011) Phenology and laboratory rearing procedures of an Asian longicorn beetle,Glenea cantor (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae). Journal of Economic Entomology 104: 509-516.
  15. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2011) Seminal fluid shortens female longevity and stimulates egg production, and sperm trigger oviposition in a moth. Journal of Insect Physiology 57: 385-390.
  16. He, X. Z., Q. Wang, J. T. S. Walker, D. J. Rogersand P. L. Lo (2010) A sophisticated life history strategy in a parasitoid wasp: producing univoltine and multivoltine phenotypes in a local population. Biological Control 54: 276–284.
  17. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2010) Form and nature of precopulatory sexual selection in both sexes of a moth. Naturwissenschaften 97: 617-625.
  18. Xu. J. and Q. Wang (2010) Mechanisms of last male precedence in a moth: sperm displacement at ejaculation and storage sites. Behavioral Ecology 21: 714-721.
  19. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2010) Thiotepa, a reliable marker for sperm precedence measurement in a polyandrous moth. Journal of Insect Physiology 56: 102–106.
  20. Wang, Q., X. Z. He, L. H. Yang, D. Hedderley and L. K. Davis (2009) Biased sex ratio and low population density increase mating success in Nysius huttoni. Naturwissenschaften 96: 87-91.
  21. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2009) A polyandrous female moth discriminates against previous mates to gain genetic diversity. Animal Behaviour 78: 1309-1315.
  22. Xu, J. and Q. Wang (2009) Malemoths undertake both pre- and in-copulation mate choice based on female age and weight. Behaviorial Ecology and Sociobiology 63: 801-808.
  23. He, X. Z. and Q. Wang (2008) Reproductive strategies of Aphidius ervi Haliday (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae). Biological Control 45: 281-287.
  24. Wang, Q., J. G. Millar, D. A. Reed, J. L. Mottern, J. M. Heraty, S. V. Triapitsyn, T. D. Paine and X. Z. He (2008) Development of a strategy for selective collection of a parasitoid attacking one member of a large herbivore guild. Journal of Economic Entomology 101: 1771-1778.
  25. Wang, Q., L. H. Yang, and D. Hedderley (2008) Function of prolonged copulation in Nysius huttoni White (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) under male-biased sex ratio and high population density. Journal of Insect Behavior 21: 89-99.