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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Zhixin Wu
Biological Control of Pests Research Unit
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (662) 686-3657
Fax: (662) 686-5281
59 LEE ROAD
NBCL
STONEVILLE, MS, 38776-0067


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Potential utilization of Spirulina microalga as a dietary supplement for the ladybird beetle Coleomegilla maculata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2014. Potential utilization of Spirulina microalga as a dietary supplement for the ladybird beetle Coleomegilla maculata. Trends in Entomology. 10:39-48.
Potential utilization of Artemia franciscana eggs as food for Coleomegilla maculata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Rojas, M.G., Wu, Z. 2014. Potential utilization of Artemia franciscana eggs as food for Coleomegilla maculata. Biocontrol. 59:575-583. doi 10.1007/s10526-014-9597-4
Is Tetranychus urticae suitable prey for development and reproduction of the naive Coleomegilla maculata? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z., Rojas, M.G. 2013. Is Tetranychus urticae suitable prey for development and reproduction of the naive Coleomegilla maculata?. Insect Science. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12033.
Mother-offspring relations: Maternal size and prey quality affect egg size of an acariphagous lady beetle in culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z. 2012. Mother-offspring relations: prey quality and maternal size affect egg size of an acariphagous lady beetle in culture. Psyche. volume 2012, article ID 764350, 7p.
Lima bean lady beetle interactions: spider mite mediates sublethal effects of its host plant on growth and development of its predator - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Rojas, M.G., Wu, Z. 2011. Lima bean lady beetle interactions: spider mite mediates sublethal effects of its host plant on growth and development of its predator. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 5(4):287-296.
Lima bean – lady beetle interactions: hooked trichomes affect survival of Stethorus punctillum larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z. 2010. Lima bean – lady beetle interactions: hooked trichomes affect survival of Stethorus punctillum larvae. Biocontrol. 56:55-63.
Potential long-term storage of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Wu, Z. 2010. Potential long-term storage of the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis. Biocontrol. 55(5):639-644.
Last Modified: 11/28/2014
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