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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Yong Biao Liu
Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (831) 755-2825
Fax: (831) 755-2814
1636 E. ALISAL ST.
SALINAS, CA, 93905

Projects
Development of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation Treatment for Postharvest Control of Quarantined Pests
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423685
Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Post-Harvest Pest Control on Perishable Commodities
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424154
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 426042
Biology, Epidemiology and Management of Vector-Borne Viruses of Sugarbeet and Vegetable Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423228
Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427092
Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Apple
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 424634

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Reducing CO2 accumulation and its phytotoxicity to lettuce with absorbent in hermetic storage as a simulation of long-term fumigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.S., Liu, Y. 2014. Reducing CO2 accumulation and its phytotoxicity to lettuce with absorbent in hermetic storage as a simulation of long-term fumigation. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 17:435-439.
Reducing injury of lettuce from phosphine fumigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.S., Liu, Y. 2014. Reducing injury of lettuce from phosphine fumigation. HortTechnology. 24:188-195.
Nitric oxide as a potent fumigant for postharvest pest control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2013. Nitric oxide as a potent fumigant for postharvest pest control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:2267-2274.
Controlled Atmosphere Treatment for Control of Grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on Harvested Table Grapes. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.-B. 2013. Controlled atmosphere treatment for control of grape mealybug, Pseudococcus maritimus (Ehrhorn) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on harvested table grapes. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 86:113-117.
Oxygenated phosphine fumigation for postharvest control of light brown apple moth on lettuce - (Proceedings) - (30-May-13)
The treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walse, S.S., Liu, Y., Myers, S., Simmons, G., Obenland, D.M., Bellamy, D.E., Tebbets, J.S. 2013. The treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(3):1155-1163.
Response of light brown apple moth to oxygenated phosphine fumigation - (Proceedings) - (06-Jun-12)
The treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) - (Proceedings) - (24-May-12)
Ultralow oxygen treatment for control of western flower thrips, frankliniella occidentalis (thysanoptera: thripidae), on harvested table grapes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y-B. 2012. Ultralow oxygen treatment for control of western flower thrips, frankliniella occidentalis (thysanoptera: thripidae), on harvested table grapes. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 15:269-271.
Oxygenated phosphine fumigation for control of Nasonovia ribisnigri (Homoptera: Aphididae) on harvested lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y-B. 2012. Oxygenated phosphine fumigation for control of Nasonovia ribisnigri (Homoptera: Aphididae) on harvested lettuce. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:810-816.
Resistance to lettuce aphid (Nasonovia ribisnigri) biotype 0 in wild lettuce accessions PI 491093 and PI 274378 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McCreight, J.D., Liu, Y. 2012. Resistance to lettuce aphid (Nasonovia ribisnigri) biotype 0 in wild lettuce accessions PI 491093 and PI 274378. HortScience. 47:179-184.
Low temperature phosphine fumigation of pre-chilled iceberg lettuce under insulation cover for postharvest control of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2011. Low temperature phosphine fumigation of pre-chilled iceberg lettuce under insulation cover for postharvest control of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 14:323-325.
Semi-commercial ultralow oxygen treatment for control of western flower thrips, frankliniella occidentalis (thysanoptera: thripidae), on harvested iceberg lettuce. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2011. Semi-commercial ultralow oxygen treatment for control of western flower thrips, frankliniella occidentalis (thysanoptera: thripidae), on harvested iceberg lettuce. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59: 138-142.
Recent advances in development of ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest pest control on perishable commodities. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2010. Recent advances in development of ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest pest control on perishable commodities. Stewart Postharvest Review. DOI: 10.2212/spr.2010.3.9.
Ultralow oxygen treatment for control of Planococcus ficus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on grape rootstocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Bettiga, L.J., Daane, K.M. 2010. Ultralow oxygen treatment for control of Planococcus ficus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on grape rootstocks. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103: 272-276.
Ultralow oxygen treatment for control of Planococcus ficus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on grape benchgrafts. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Bettiga, L.J., Daane, K.M. 2010. Ultralow oxygen treatment for control of Planococcus ficus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on grape benchgrafts.. Journal of Economic Entomol. 103: 272-276. (log# 241471) Submitted: 7/7/2009, Accepted: 11/23/2009, Published: 3/2010.
Low Temperature Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Vegetables - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y. 2009. LOW TEMPERATURE PHOSPHINE FUMIGATION FOR POSTHARVEST PEST CONTROL ON FRESH VEGETABLES. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives.
Advances in postharvest pest control on perishable commodities using ultralow oxygen treatment and low temperature phosphine funigation - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y. Advances in postharvest pest control on perishable commodities using ultralow oxygen treatment and low temperature phosphine fumigation. Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation in Stored Products, Sept. 21-26, 2008, Chengdu, China.
Pure phosphine fumigation treatment at low temperature for postharvest control of western flower thrips on lettuce, broccoli, asparagus, and strawberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2008. Pure phosphine fumigation treatment at low temperature for postharvest control of western flower thrips on lettuce, broccoli, asparagus, and strawberries. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(6):1786-91.
Genetic Variation for Shelf-life of Salad-cut Lettuce in Modified-atmosphere Environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hayes, R.J., Liu, Y. 2008. Genetic Variation for Shelf-life of Salad-cut Lettuce in Modified-atmosphere Environments. Journal American Society Horticultural Science. 133(2):228-233.
Ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest control of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), on iceberg lettuce. II. Pre-treatment on lettuce tolerance and sequential controlled atmosphere - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2008. Ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest control of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), on iceberg lettuce. II. Pre-treatment on lettuce tolerance and sequential controlled atmosphere. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 49:135–139.
Ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest control of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), on iceberg lettuce. I. Temperature, time & oxygen level on insect mortality & lettuce quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2008. Ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest control of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), on iceberg lettuce. I. Temperature, time & oxygen level on insect mortality & lettuce quality. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 49:129–134.
Fumigation with Phosphine for Postharvest Insect Control on Lettuce, Broccoli, and Strawberries - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y. 2007. Fumigation with Phosphine for Postharvest Insect Control on Lettuce, Broccoli, and Strawberries. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives.
Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips on Head Lettuce - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y. 2007. Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips on Head Lettuce. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives.
Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella Occidentalis, on Broccoli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2007. Ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest control of western flower thrips, frankliniella occidentalis, on broccoli. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:717-722.
Responses of Nasonovia Ribisnigri (Homoptera: Aphididae) to Susceptible and Resistant Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Mccreight, J.D. 2006. Responses of nasonovia ribisnigri (homoptera: aphididae) to susceptible and resistant lettuce. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:972-978.
Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Insect Control on Lettuce and Broccoli - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y. 2005. Ultralow oxygen treatment for postharvest insect control on lettuce and broccoli. Proceeding of 2005 International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. Oct 31-Nov. 3, 2005, San Diego, CA. Page 90.
Ultra-Low Oxygen Treatment for Postharvest Control of Nasonovia Ribisnigri (Homoptera: Aphididae) on Iceberg Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2005. Ultra-low oxygen treatment for postharvest control of nasonovia ribisnigri (homoptera: aphididae) on iceberg lettuce. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98:1899-1904.
Apparatus and Method to Treat Materials for Pest Control and Storage. - (Patent Application)
US Patent 6,766,612
Insect Trap - (Patent Application)
Liu, Y.B. 2004. Insect Trap. U.S. Patent 6,772,556.
Resistance to Leafminers in Lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Resistance to leafminers in lettuce. HortScience. 2004. v. 39 (4). p. 766.
Distributions of Nasonovia Ribisnigri (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Lettuce Plants. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. Distributions of nasonovia ribisnigri (homoptera: aphididae) in lettuce plants.. Journal of Economic Entomology. 2004. v. 97. p. 883-890
Shared Genetic Basis of Resistance to Bt Toxin Cry1ac in Independent Strains of Pink Bollworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabashnik, B.E., Liu, Y., Morin, S., Unnithan, D., Carriere, Y., Dennehy, T.J. Shared genetic basis of resistance to bt toxin cry1ac in independent strains of pink bollworm. Journal of Economic Entomology. 2004. v. 97. p. 721-726.
Host Plant Resistance to Leafminers in Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y. Host plant resistance to leafminers in lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 2004. v. 129(3):383-388.
Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Lettuce - (Proceedings)
Mou, B., Ryder, E.J., Tanaka, J., Liu, Y.B., Chaney, W.E. 2004. Breeding for Resistance to Leafminer in Lettuce. Acta Horticulturae. 2004. v. 637. p. 57-62.
Leafminer Resistance in Lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mou, B., Liu, Y., Leafminer resistance in lettuce. Hortscience. 2003. v. 38(4). p. 570-572.
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