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Cheng, Ling-Lan

Cheng, Ling-Lan Ph.D. 2007 W. Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506 Phone: (785) 532-6331 Fax: (785) 532-6232 lcheng@ksu.eduDegree Being Pursued: Ph.D.

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A Laboratory Behavioral Assessment on Predatory Potential of the Green Lacewing, Mallada basalis Walker (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) on Two Species of Papaya Pest Mites, Tetranychus kanzawai Kishida and Panomychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae)


B.S. Entomology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1980
M.S. Entomology, Kansas State University, 2001


Cheng, L., J.R. Nechols, D.C. Margolies, J.F. Campbell, and P.S. Yang. 2010. Assessment of prey preference by the mass-produced generalist predator, Mallada basalis (Walker) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), when offered two species of spider mites, Tetranychus kanzawai Kishida and Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae), on papaya. Biological Control 53:267-272.

Cheng, L., J.R. Nechols, D.C. Margolies, J.F. Campbell, P-S. Yang, C-C. Chen and C-T. Lu. 2009. Foraging on and consumption of two species of papaya pest mites, Tetranychus kanzawai and Panonychus citri (Acari: Tetranychidae) by Mallada basalis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Environmental Entomology 38:715-722.

Chen, M-S., X. Liu, Y-C Zhu, J.C. Reese and G.E. Wilde. 2006. Genes encoding a group of related small secreted proteins from the gut of Hessian fly larvae [Mayetiola destructor (Say)]. Insect Science 13: 339-348