Publications

*denotes graduate student, ^denotes undergraduate student

Izzo, V.*, J. Armstrong^, N. Mercer^, Y. H. Chen. Accepted. Variation in host usage among geographic populations of Leptinotarsa decemlineata, the Colorado potato beetle. Journal of Pest Science

Izzo, V.*, J. Armstrong^, D. J. Hawthorne, Y. H. Chen. Published online. Geographic variation in winter hardiness of a common agricultural pest, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, The Colorado potato beetle. Evolutionary Ecology

Izzo, V. and Y. H. Chen. 2014. Time of the Season: Effect of photoperiodism on host-mediated cues for diapause induction in Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Ecological Entomology 39(1): 75-82.

Ferrater, J. B.*, Peter W. De Jong, M. Dicke, Y. H. Chen, and F. G. Horgan. 2013. Symbiont-mediated adaptation by planthoppers and leafhoppers to resistant rice varieties. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7:591-605.

Hou, Yun, Z. Ma, S-Z Dong, Y. H. Chen, and X-P Yu. 2013. Analysis of yeast-like symbiote diversity in the brown planthopper (BPH), Nilaparvata lugens Stål, using a novel nested PCR-DGGE protocol. Current Microbiology 67(3):263-70

Sangha, J. S.*, Y. H. Chen, J. Kaur, W. Khan, Z. Abduljaleel, M. Alanazi, A. Mills, C. B. Adalla, J. Bennett, H. Leung. 2013. Proteome Analysis of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Mutants reveals candidate genes for resistance to brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens) Infestation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Special Issue Abiotic and Biotic Stress Tolerance Mechanisms in Plants. 14:3921-3945.

Piiroinen, S.,  L. Lindström, A. Lyytinen, J. Mappes, Y. H. Chen, V. Izzo*, A. Grapputo. 2013. Pre-invasion history and demography shape the evolution of the insecticide resistance-related acetylcholinesterase 2 gene in the invasive Colorado potato beetle. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:13.

Chen, Y. H., G. A. Langellotto, A. T. Barrion, and N. L. Cuong. 2013. Cultivation of domesticated rice alters arthropod biodiversity and community composition. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 106(1): 100-110.

Jacobsen, K. L., K. L. Niewolny, M. S. Schroeder-Moreno, M. Van Horn, A. H. Harmon, Y. H. Chen Fanslow, M. A. Williams, D. Parr. 2012. Sustainable Agriculture Undergraduate Degree Programs: A Land-Grant University Mission. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 23(4) 13-26.

Chen, Y. H., C. C. Bernal, J. Tan, F. G. Horgan, and M. A. Fitzgerald. 2011. Planthopper “adaptation” to resistant rice varieties: Changes in amino acid composition over time. Journal of Insect Physiology 57:1375-1384.

Chen, Y. H. and C. Bernal. 2011. Arthropod diversity and community structure on wild and cultivated rice. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13:181-189.

Chen, Y. H., S. H. Berlocher, S. B. Opp, and G. K. Roderick. 2010. Post-colonization temporal genetic variation of an introduced fly, Rhagoletis completa. Genetica 138:1059-1075.

Chen, Y. H. and A. Romena. 2008. Rice domestication decreases tolerance to the yellow stem borer, Scirpophaga incertulas. International Rice Research Notes 32(2):21-27

Sangha, J. S., Y. H. Chen, K. Palchamy, G. C. Jahn, M. Maheswaran, C. B. Adalla, and H. Leung. 2008. Categories and inheritance of resistance to Nilaparvata lugens (Hemiptera : Delphacidae) in mutants of indica rice ‘IR64′. Journal of Economic Entomology 101:575-583.

Karban, R. and Y. Chen. 2007. Induced resistance in rice against insects. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 97:327-335.

Chen, Y. H. and S. C. Welter. 2007.  Crop domestication creates a refuge from parasitism for a native moth. Journal of Applied Ecology. 44: 238-245.

Chen, Y. H., S. Opp, S. H. Berlocher, G. K. Roderick. 2006. Are bottlenecks associated with colonization? Genetic diversity and diapause variation of native and introduced Rhagoletis completa populations. Oecologia 149 (4): 656-667.

Chen, Y. H. and A. Romena. 2006. Feeding patterns of Scirpophaga incertulas (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on wild and cultivated rice during the booting stage. Environmental Entomology 35(4): 1094-1102.

Xu, X., B. R. Lu, Y. H. Chen, M. Xu, J. Rong, P. Ye, J. Chen, Z. P. Song. 2006. Inferring population history from fine scale spatial genetic analysis in Oryza rufipogon (Poaceae). Molecular Ecology 15:1535-1544. IF = 5.522.

Chen, Y. H. and S. C. Welter. 2005. Crop domestication disrupts a native tritrophic interaction. Ecological Entomology 30 (6): 673-684.

Chen, Y. H., and S. C. Welter. 2003. Confused by domestication: incongruent behavioral responses of the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and its parasitoid, Dolichogenidea homoeosomae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), towards wild and domesticated sunflowers. Biological Control 28:180-190.

Chen, Y. H. and S. C. Welter. 2002. Abundance of a native moth (Homoeosoma electellum, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in relation to activity of its indigenous parasitoids in