Publications

Journal articles and book chapters



 
 
      1. Beshers,S.N., Z.Y. Huang, Y. Oono & G.E. Robinson. 2001. Social inhibition and the regulation of temporal polyethism in honey bees. Journal of Theoretical Biology. In Press.

      2. David J.S, M.J. Vermiglio, Z.Y. Huang & G.E. Robinson. 2001. Effects of colony food shortage on social interactions in honey bee colonies. Insectes Sociaux. In Press

      3. Pearce, A.N., Z.Y. Huang & M.D. Breed. 2001. Juvenile hormone and aggression in honey bees. Journal of Insect Physiology. I47: 1243-124

      4. Jassim, O., Z.Y. Huang & G.E. Robinson. 2000. Juvenile hormone profiles of worker honey bees during normal and accelerated behavioral development. Insect Physiol 46: 243-249

      5. Giray, T., Z.-Y. Huang & G.E. Robinson. 1999. Endocrine basis of genetic differences for behavioral development in honey bees. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 47: 17-28

      6. Bloch, G., D.W. Borst, Z.-Y. Huang, G.E. Robinson & A. Hefetz. 2000. Haemolymph JH titer, biosynthesis rates, ovarian development and the social environment in Bombus terrestris. J Insect Physiol 46: 46-57

      7. Huang, Z.-Y.& G.E. Robinson. 1999. Social control of division of labor in honey bee colonies. In (Ed: Denoubourg) Information Processing in Social Insects. Birhauser, pp. 165-186

      8. Huang, Z. Y. 1999. Regulation of division of labor in worker honey bees: the activator-inhibitor model. In (Eds: L.J. Connor & R. Hoopingarner) Apiculture in the 21st Century. Wicwas Press, pp 25-37

      9. Huang, Z.-Y. E. Plettner, and G.E. Robinson. 1998. Effect of social environment and mandibular gland removal on division of labor in worker honey bees. J. Comp. Physiol. A. 183: 143-152

      10. Robinson, G.E. and Z-Y. Huang. 1998. Colony integration in honey bees: genetic, endocrine, and social control of division of labor. Apidologie 29: 159-170

      11. Schulz, D.J., Z.-Y. Huang, and G.E. Robinson. 1998. Effect of colony food shortage on the behavioral development of the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Behav Ecol Sociobiol. 42: 295-303

      12. Pankiw, T., Z.-Y. Huang, M.L. Winston and G.E. Robinson. 1998. Queen mandibular gland pheromone influences worker honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) juvenile hormone titers and foraging ontogeny. J Insect Physiol. 44: 685-692

      13. Trumbo, S.T. Z.-Y. Huang, and G.E. Robinson. 1997. Division of labor between undertaker specialists and other middle age workers in honey bee colonies. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 41:151-163

      14. Cnaani, J., Borst, D.W., Huang, Z.-Y., Robinson, G.E. and A. Hefetz. 1997. Caste determination in Bombus terrestris: differences in larval development and rates of JH biosynthesis. J Insect Physiology 43:373-381

      15. Huang, Z.-Y. and G.E. Robinson. 1996. Regulation of honey bee division of labor by colony age demography. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 39:147-158.

      16. Bloch, G., D. W. Borst, Z.- Y. Huang, G. E. Robinson, and A. Hefetz. 1996. Effects of Social conditions on juvenile hormone-mediated reproductive development in Bombus terrestris workers. Physiological Entomology 21:257-67

      17. Huang, Z.-Y. and G.E. Robinson. 1995. Seasonal changes in juvenile hormone in worker honey bees. J. of Comp. Physiol. B. 165:18-28

      18. Robinson, G.E., R.E. Page, and Z.-Y. Huang. 1994. Temporal polyethism in social insects is a developmental process. Animal Behavior. 48:467-469

      19. Huang, Z.-Y., G.E. Robinson, and D.W. Borst. 1994. Physiological correlates of division of labor among similarly aged honey bees. J. of Comp. Physiol. A. 174:731-739

      20. Goodman, W.G., Z.-Y. Huang, Robinson, G.E., Strambi, and A. Strambi. 1993. A comparison of two juvenile hormone radioimmunoassays. Arch. of Insect Biochem. Physiol.23: 147-152

      21. Huang, Z.-Y., and G.E. Robinson. 1992. Honey bee colony integration: Worker-worker interactions mediate plasticity in endocrine and behavioral development. Proc. National Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 89: 11726-11729

      22. Robinson, G.E., C. Strambi, A. Strambi and Z.-Y. Huang.1992. Reproduction in worker honey bees is associated with low juvenile hormone titres and rates of biosynthesis. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 87: 471-480

      23. Liu, J.-G., Z.-Y. Huang et al.(eds), 1992. Advances and Trends in Modern Ecology.Science and Technology Press, Beijing, China. pp. 396

      24. Huang, Z.-Y., G.E. Robinson, S.S. Tobe, K.J. Yagi, C.Strambi, A. Strambi and B. Stay, 1991. Hormonal regulation of behavioral development in the honey bee is based on changes in the rate of juvenile hormone biosynthesis. J. Insect Physiology 37(10): 733-741

      25. Huang, Z.-Y. and G.W. Otis, 1991. Inspection and feeding of larvae by worker honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae): Effect of starvation and food quantity. J. Insect Behavior 4(3): 305-317

      26. Huang, Z.-Y. and G.W. Otis, 1991. Non-random visitation of brood cells by worker honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). J. Insect Behavior 4(2): 177-184

      27. Huang, Z.-Y. and C.O. Knowles, 1991. Nicotinic and muscarinic cholinergic receptors in honey bee (Apis mellifera) brain. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 97C(2): 275-281

      28. Huang, Z.-Y. and C.O. Knowles, 1990. Properties of a quinuclidinyl benzilate binding component in the bulb mite Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 95C(1): 71-77

      29. Huang, Z.-Y., 1990. A simple in vivo bioassay for estimating the hypopharyngeal gland activity in honeybees (Apis mellifera L., Apidae, Hymenoptera). J.Apicultural Research 29(2): 75-81

      30. Huang, Z.-Y., G.W. Otis and P.E.A. Teal, 1989. Nature of brood signal activating the protein synthesis of hypopharyngeal gland in honey bees, Apis mellifera (Apidae: Hymenoptera). Apidologie 20: 455-464

      31. Huang, Z.-Y. and G.W. Otis, 1989. Factors determining hypopharyngeal gland activity of worker honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Insectes Sociaux 36(4):264-276

Cyber publication

    Insects in Chinese Culture.

Book edited

    1. Liu, J. (editor-in-chief), R. Wang, Z. Ouyang, S. Hu, Z-Y. Huang, W. Cheng, & Y. Wu (editors), 1992. Advances and Trends in Modern Ecology (with a preface by E.P. Odum). China Science and Technology Press, Beijing, China. pp 396

Book chapters

    1. Huang, Z.-Y. 1992. Advances in honey bee ecology. In: (eds: J.G. Liu et al.) Advances and Trends in Modern Ecology. (In Chinese) pp 187-206

    2. Huang, Z. Y. 1999. Regulation of division of labor in worker honey bees: the activator-inhibitor model. In (Eds: L.J. Connor & R. Hoopingarner) Apiculture in the 21st Century. Wicwas Press, pp 25-37

    3. Huang, Z.-Y.& G.E. Robinson. 1999. Social control of division of labor in honey bee colonies. In (Ed: J. Denoubourg) Information Processing in Social Insects. Birhauser, pp. 165-186

Conference Proceedings

    1. Huang, Z.-Y. & G.W. Otis. 1986. Mechanism of hypopharyngeal gland activation in honey bees (Apis mellifera). In: (eds: J. Eder & H. Rembold) Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects. Proceedings of the 10th Internatioanal Congress of IUSSI, 1986, Munich, Germany, p 224. Abstract

    2. Huang, Z.-Y. & G.W. Otis. 1989. Hunger signal from larvae of honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Proceedings of Chinese Association of Agricultural Students & Scholars 1st Conference, 1989. Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY, p 133. Abstract

    3. Huang, Z.-Y. & C.O. Knowles. 1990. Nicotinic and muscarinic cholinergic receptors associated with honey bee neural membranes. In: (eds: B. Veeresh, Mallik & C.A. Viraktamath) Social Insects and the Environment. Proceedings of the 11th Int'l Congress of IUSSI, 1990, Bangalor, India, p 463. Abstract

    4. Huang, Z.-Y. & G.E. Robinson. 1994. Seasonal changes in juvenile hormone levels in worker honey bees (Apis mellifera). In: (eds: A. Lenoir, G. Arnold & M. LePage) Les Insectes Sociaux. Proceedings of the 12th Int'l Congress of IUSSI, 1994, Paris, France, p 236. Abstract

    5. Huang, Z.-Y. & G.E. Robinson. 1998. Regulation of onset of foraging in honey bees: a worker primer pheromone in the mandibular glands? Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference, American Bee Journal 138: 297. Abstract

    6. Huang, Z. Y. & Ruiwu Wang. 1999. Nosema disease and division of labor in honey bees. Proceedings of XXXVI Congress of Apimondia, Vancouver, Canada, p 102, Abstract

    7. Wang, R., D. Ke, P.J. Elzen, J. Pettis & Z.Y. Huang. 2000. Altered sodium channel as a possible resistance mechanism of Varroa jacobsoni to fluvalinate. Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference, American Bee Journal 140: 474. Abstract

    8. Schmidt-Bailey, J., D. Westervelt & Z.Y. Huang. 2000. The Spartan Beetle Buster: testing of a new method for surveying the small hive beetle. Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference, American Bee Journal 140: 907. Abstract

    9. Huang, Z.Y., H.O. Kuang, B.Y. Kuang & Y. Qin. 2001. Juvenile hormone and division of labor in Apis cerana. Proceedings of 7th International Bee Research Association Conference and Asian Apicultural Association Conference, Thailand, 2000. In press

    10. Wang, R., K. Dong, Z. Y. Huang, P. J. Elzen & J. Pettis. 2001. Resistance Mechanism of Varroa jacobsoni to Fluvalinate: Altered Sodium Channel? Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Africanized Honey Bees and Bee Mites. In Press

Extension publications and popular articles

    1. Huang, Z.Y. & M. Hansen. 1999. Small hive beetle now found in Michigan. Pesticide Notes, MSU Pesticide Educational Program 12: 2-3

    2. Huang, Z.Y. 1999. Small hive beetle is becoming a factor for Michigan beekeepers. The Fruit Growers News 38: 43

    3. Huang, Z.Y. 1999. My first year at MSU. Michigan Beekeepers Association Newsletter, Fall Issue.

    4. Hansen, M., Huang, Z.Y. 1999. Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) now in Michigan! Extension pamphlet, 2 pp

    5. Huang, Z.Y. 1999. Fruit trees and honey bees in 1999. Fruit Crop Advisory Team Alert, Michigan State University 14: 2-3

    6. Huang, Z.Y. & R. Isaacs. 2000. Pollination of small fruit crops in 2000. Fruit Crop Advisory Team Alert, Michigan State University 15: 4-5

    7. Huang, Z.Y. & H. Lin. 2001. The small hive beetle a new pest of honey bees in the United States. Newsletter of the Michigan Entomological Society 46: 5, 8

    8. Huang, Z.Y. 2001. Mite Zapper-- a new and effective method for varroa mite control. American Bee Journal. 141: 730-732.