Renkang Peng

Year Type Citation
2013 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Do weaver ants affect arthropod diversity and the natural-enemy-to-pest ratio in horticultural systems?. Journal of Applied Entomology 137, 711 - 720 (2013).
2013 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Do Weaver Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Marks Affect Mango Internal Quality and Storage Life?. Journal of Economic Entomology 106, 299 - 304 (2013).
2011 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. The best time of day to monitor and manipulate weaver ant colonies in biological control. Journal of Applied Entomology no-no (2011).
2011 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Reilly, D. The effect of weaver ants Oecophylla smaragdina on the shoot borer Hypsipyla robusta on African mahoganies in Australia. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 13, 165-171 (2011).
2010 Book Chapter Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Box 7.2 in “Ant Ecology”, L. Lach, C.L. Parr and K.L. Abbott (eds.) pp. 123-125. Oxford University Press, New York. (Lach, L., Parr, C. L. & Abbott, K. L.) (Oxford University Press, 2010).
2010 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Reilly, D. Weaver ants, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), as bio-control agents on African mahogany trees, Khaya senegalensis (Sapindales: Meliaceae), in the Northern Territory of Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 56, (2010).
2009 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Determination and management of weaver ant, oecophylla smaragdina (fabricius). International Journal of Pest Management 55, 27 - 30 (2009).
2008 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. The dimpling bug, Campylomma austrina Malipatil (Hemiptera: Miridae): the damage and its relationship with ants in mango orchards in the Northern Territory of Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 54, 173 - 179 (2008).
2007 Conference Paper Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Potential for organic mango production in the Northern Territory of Australia using weaver ants, Oecophylla smaragdina,(Hymenoptera: Formicidae). XXVII International Horticultural Congress - IHC 2006 International Symposium on Horticultural Plants in Urban and Peri-Urban Life (Prange, R. & Bishop, S.) 767, 81 - 88 (International Society for Horticultural Science, 2007).
2007 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. The effect of the weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), on the mango seed weevil, Sternochetus mangiferae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in mango orchards in the Northern Territory of Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 53, 15 - 24 (2007).
2006 Conference Paper Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Green ants as biological control agents in agroforestry. Townsville Dry Tropics R&D Priorities Workshop (Bevege, D. I., Nikles, D. G., Dickinson, G. R. & Skelton, D. J.) 1 - 31 (Private Forestry North Queensland Association Inc., 2006). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:7041>
2006 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Effective control of Jarvis's fruit fly, Bactrocera jarvisi (Diptera: Tephritidae), by the weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in mango orchards in the Northern Territory of Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 52, 275 - 282 (2006).
2005 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. The control efficacy of the weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), on the mango leafhopper, Idioscopus nitidulus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidea) in mango orchards in the Northern Territory. International Journal of Pest Management 51, 297 - 304 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Ecology of the fruit spotting bug, Amblypelta lutescens lutescens Distant (Hemiptera: Coreidae) in cashew plantations, with particular reference to the potential for its biological control. Australian Journal of Entomology 44, 45 - 51 (2005).
2005 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. Integrated pest management in mango orchards in the Northern Territory Australia, using the weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina, (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as a key element. International Journal of Pest Management 51, 149 - 155 (2005).
2004 Journal Article Peng, R. & Christian, K. A. The weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), an effective biological control agent of the red-banded thrips, Selenothrips rubrocinctus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in mango crops in the Northern Territory of Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 50, 107 - 114 (2004).
2004 Report Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Implementing ant technology in commercial cashew plantations and continuation of transplanted green ant colony monitoring. 1 - 72 (Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, 2004). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:7042>
2002 Book Chapter Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits (Drew, R.) 1, 495 - 502 (ISHS, 2002).
2002 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Biological Control of Amblypelta spp (Hemiptera: Coreidae) using Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - progress, prospects and challenges. International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits (Drew, R.) 495 - 502 (ISHS Commission Biotechnology, Education and management; Acta Horticulture, 2002). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:627>
2001 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Factors influencing the spatial distribution of the tea mosquito bug, H. pernicialis, in cashew plantations. 6th Workshop on Tropical Agricultrual Entomology 113 - 119 (NT Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, 2001). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:592>
2001 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Potential of using colonies of the green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (f.), to control cashew insect pests. 6th Workshop on Tropical Agricultural Entomology 81 - 91 (NT Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, 2001). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:411>
2000 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. The effect of levels of green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (F.), colonisation on cashew yield in northern Australia. Symposium on Biological Control in the Tropics (Hong, L. W. & Sastroutomo, S. S.) 24 - 28 (CABI Publishing, 2000). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:114>
1999 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. The effect of colony isolation of the predacious ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (F.) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), on protection of cashew plantations from insect pests. International Journal of Pest Management 45, 189 - 194 (1999).
1998 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. The effect of green ants on insect pests in cashew plantations. International Cashew and Coconut Conference 179 - 181 (BioHybrids International Ltd, 1998). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:1151>
1998 Journal Article Christian, K. A., Gibb, K. S. & Peng, R. The effect of non-crop vegetation on the insect pests and their natural enemies in cashew (Anacarium occientale L.) plantations. Plant Protection Quarterly 13, 16 - 20 (1998).
1998 Book Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Impact of native vegetation on cashew insect pests: with particular reference to the most important pest - helopeltis pernicialis. (Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, 1998). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:1179>
1998 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Locating queen ant nests in the green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera, formicidae). Insectes Sociaux 45, 477 - 480 (1998).
1998 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. How many queens are there in mature colonies of the green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius)?. Australian Journal of Entomology 37, 249 - 253 (1998).
1998 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Bioecology of helopeltis pernicialis (heteroptera: miridae) with particular reference to the control efficiency by oecophylla smaragdina (hymenoptera: formicidae). International Cashew and Coconut Conference 170 - 174 (BioHybrids International Ltd, 1998). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:1132>
1997 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Control threshold analysis for the tea mosquito bug, Helopeltis pernicialis (Hemiptera: Miridae) and preliminary results concerning the efficiency of control by the green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in northern Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 43, 233 - 237 (1997).
1997 Journal Article Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. Distribution of the green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (F.) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in relation to native vegetation and the insect pests in cashew plantations in Australia. International Journal of Pest Management 43, 203 - 211 (1997).
1997 Conference Paper Peng, R., Christian, K. A. & Gibb, K. S. How many queens are there in established green ant, Oecophylla smaragdina, colonies?. 28th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conferenceof the Australian Entomological Society 65 - 65 (1997). at <http://espace.cdu.edu.au/view/cdu:871>

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