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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
Methyl Bromide Alternative Treatments for Perishable and Stored Products
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439337
Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433350

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest control of pests and pathogens - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y.-B., Oh, S., Yang, X. 2021. Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest control of pests and pathogens. In: Jaya, D.S., Jian, F., editors. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation in Stored Products, August 22-27, 2021, Winnipeg, Canada. p. 288-295.
Anisole is an environmentally friendly fumigant for postharvest pest control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B. 2021. Anisole is an environmentally friendly fumigant for postharvest pest control. Journal of Stored Products Research. 93. Article 101842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2021.101842.
Nitrogen dioxide fumigation for microbial control on unshelled peanuts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oh, S., Singh, R., Liu, Y.-B. 2020. Nitrogen dioxide fumigation for microbial control on unshelled peanuts. Agricultural Sciences. 11(12):1159-1169. https://doi.org/10.4236/as.2020.1112076.
Nitric oxide fumigation for control of navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella, on walnut Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B., Simmons, G., Light, D.M., Haff, R.P. 2020. Nitric oxide fumigation for control of navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella, on walnut. Journal of Applied Entomology. 145(3):270-276. https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12846.
Progress on nitric oxide fumigation research for postharvest control of pests and microbes - (Abstract Only)
Progress on nitric oxide fumigation research for postharvest control of pests and microbes - (Abstract Only)
Effects of nitrogen dioxide fumigation on spoilage microorganism in stored products - (Proceedings)
Comparison of efficacy of nitric oxide fumigation under nitrogen and carbon dioxide atmospheres in controlling granary weevil (Sitophilus granaries) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.-B. 2020. Comparison of efficacy of nitric oxide fumigation under nitrogen and carbon dioxide atmospheres in controlling granary weevil (Sitophilus granaries) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum). Journal of Stored Products Research. 88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2020.101672.
Effectiveness of nitrogen dioxide fumigation for microbial control on stored almonds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oh, S., Liu, Y.-B. 2020. Effectiveness of nitrogen dioxide fumigation for microbial control on stored almonds. Journal of Food Protection. 83(4):599–604. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-19-281.
Methyl benzoate fumigation for control of postharvest pests and its effects on apple quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B., Feng, Y., Zhang, A. 2019. Methyl benzoate fumigation for control of post-harvest pests and its effects on apple quality. Journal of Applied Entomology. 144(3):191-200. https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12723.
Residue analysis of nitric oxide fumigation in nine stored grain and nut products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B. 2019. Residue analysis of nitric oxide fumigation in nine stored grain and nut products. Journal of Stored Products Research. 84:101521. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2019.101521.
Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest control of pests and pathogens - (Proceedings)
Nitric oxide fumigation for control of navel orangeworm in walnut - (Proceedings)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B., Simmons, G., Light, D.M., Haff, R.P. 2019. Nitric oxide fumigation for control of navel orangeworm in walnut. Proceedings of MBAO: Fumigation and Alternatives for Production, Storage and Trade Conference, 61-1, November 11-13, 2019, San Diego, California.
Nitric oxide fumigation for the control of microorganisms on stored products - (Proceedings)
Oh, S., Liu, Y.-B. 2019. Nitric oxide fumigation for the control of microorganisms on stored products. Proceedings of MBAO: Fumigation and Alternatives for Production, Storage and Trade Conference, 53-1, November 11-13, 2019, San Diego, California.
Nitric oxide fumigation for control of navel orange worm Amyelois tronsitella on walnut - (Proceedings)
Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest control of pests and pathogens - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y.-B., Yang, X., Oh, S. 2019. Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest control of pests and pathogens. Proceedings of MBAO: Fumigation and Alternatives for Production, Storage and Trade Conference, 52-1, November 11-13, 2019, San Diego, California.
Response of Aspergillus flavus spores to nitric oxide fumigations in atmospheres with different oxygen concentrations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Oh, S., Jurick II, W.M. 2019. Response of Aspergillus flavus spores to nitric oxide fumigations in atmospheres with different oxygen concentrations. Journal of Stored Products Research. 83:78-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2019.06.001.
CA requirements for postharvest pest control ()
Liu, Y.-B. 2020. CA requirements for postharvest pest control. In: Gil, M.I., Beaudry, R., editors. Controlled and Modified Atmospheres for Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce. San Diego, CA: Academic Press of Elsevier. p. 65-74.
Sulfur dioxide fumigation for postharvest control of mealybugs on harvested table grapes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2019. Sulfur dioxide fumigation for postharvest control of mealybugs on harvested table grapes. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112:597-602. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy373.
Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest pest control on lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B. 2018. Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest pest control on lettuce. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5123.
Nitric oxide fumigation for control of spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in strawberries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y. 2018. Nitric oxide fumigation for control of spotted wing drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in strawberries. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(3):1180-1184. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy074.
Low temperature fumigation of harvested lettuce using a phosphine generator Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2018. Low temperature fumigation of harvested lettuce using a phosphine generator. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(3):1171-1176. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy038.
Residual analysis of nitric oxide fumigation on fresh fruit and vegetables - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B. 2017. Residual analysis of nitric oxide fumigation on fresh fruit and vegetables. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 132:105-108.
Nitric oxide fumigation for control of bulb mites on flower bulbs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y. 2017. Nitric oxide fumigation for control of bulb mites on flower bulbs. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(5):2046-2051. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox187.
Procedures of laboratory nitric oxide fumigation for pest control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.-B., Yang, X., Masuda, T. 2017. Procedures of laboratory fumigation for pest control with nitric oxide gas. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 129:e56309. https://doi.org/10.3791/56309.
Efficacy and safety of nitric oxide fumigation for controlling codling moth in apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.-B., Yang, X., Simmons, G. 2016. Efficacy and safety of nitric oxide fumigation for controlling codling moth in apples. Insects. 7:71. doi: 10.3390/insects7040071.
Prospect of nitric oxide as a new fumigant for postharvest pest control - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y.-B., Yang, X. 2016. Prospect of nitric oxide as a new fumigant for postharvest pest control. In: Navarro, S., Jayas, D.S., Alagusundaram, K., editors. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation in Stored Products. p. 161-166.
Advances in developing alternative treatments for postharvest pest control - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y.-B. 2016. Advances in developing alternative treatments for postharvest pest control. International Congress of Entomology, September 25-30, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
Efficacy and residue analysis of nitric oxide fumigation of strawberries for control of Drosophila suzukii - (Proceedings)
Yang, X., Liu, Y.-B. 2016. Efficacy and residue analysis of nitric oxide fumigation of strawberries for control of Drosophila suzukii. International Congress of Entomology, September 25-30, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
Effects of ultralow oxygen and vacuum treatments on bed bug (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) survival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.-B., Haynes, K.F. 2016. Effects of ultralow oxygen and vacuum treatments on bed bug (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) survival. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109:1303-1309.
Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest pest control - (Proceedings)
Liu, Y.-B. 2015. Nitric oxide fumigation for postharvest pest control. In: Proceedings of the 2015 International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, November 8-11, 2015, San Diego, California.
Oxygenated phosphine fumigation for control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), eggs on cut-flowers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.S., Liu, Y.-B., Simmons, G.S. 2015. Oxygenated phosphine fumigation for control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), eggs on cut-flowers. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov158.
Nitric oxide as a fumigant for postharvest pest control and its safety to postharvest quality of fresh products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y.-B. 2015. Nitric oxide as a fumigant for postharvest pest control and its safety to postharvest quality of fresh products. Acta Horticulturae. 1101:321-327.
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)
Effects of phosphine fumigation on survivorship of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Liu, S.S., Simmons, G., Walse, S.S., Myers, S.W. 2013. Effects of phosphine fumigation on survivorship of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) eggs. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(4):1613-1618.
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)
Postharvest treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) - (Proceedings)
Walse, S.S., Liu, Y., Myers, S., Simmons, G., Obenland, D.M., Bellamy, D.E., Tebbets, J.S. 2012. Postharvest treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker). International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation in Stored Products, October 21-26, 2012, Antalya, Turkey. p. 683-686.
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. ()
US Patent 6,766,612
INSECT TRAP ()
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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