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Investigation and Characterization of Antibacterial Proteins from the Eastern Subterranean Termites Reticulitermes flavipes in Response to Multidrug Resistant Bacteria 

Zeng, Yuan (2017-04-20)
Immune system of insects has been of great interest for discovering novel compounds against microbes. Subterranean termites (Blattodea: Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), especially the Reticulitermes species, have a wide ...

Silvicultural Disturbances Affect on Root-feeding Bark Beetle Populations and the Incidence of Ophiostomatoid Fungal Species Contributing to Southern Pine Decline 

Zeng, Yuan (2012-04-12)
Root-feeding beetles and weevils are known to be vectors of ophiostomatoid fungi which contribute to Southern Pine Decline (SPD) in the southeastern United States. This study examined population changes of Hylastes spp. ...