Juang Horng "JC" Chong

Assistant Professor, Entomology


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Email: juanghc@clemson.edu

Office: (843) 662-3526 ext. 224

Department:
Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences

Education:
Ph.D., Entomology, University of Georgia
M.S., Entomology, University of Georgia
B.S., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona

Responsibilities:
Pest Management of Turfgrass and Ornamentals

Research interest:
Ecology, biodiversity and management of insect pests and their natural enemies in turfgrass and ornamental plant systems.

Publications:
Chong, J.H., A.L. Roda, and C. M. Mannion. 2008. Life history of the mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Psudococcidae), at constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology 37: 323-332.

Chong, J.H., and R. D. Oetting. 2007. Progeny fitness of the mealybug parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) is affected by brood size, sex ratio and host stage. Florida Entomologist 90: 656-664.

Chong, J. H., and R. D. Oetting. 2007. Foraging behavior of the mealybug parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Journal of Entomological Science 42: 481-495.

Chong, J.H., and R. D. Oetting, 2007. Intraguild predation and interference by the mealybug predator Cryptolaemus montrouzieri on the parasitoid Leptomastix dactylopii. Biocontrol Science and Technology (in press).

Chong, J.H., and R. D. Oetting. 2007. Functional response and progeny production of teh mealybug parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope: the effect of host stage preference. Biological Control 41: 78-85.

Chong, J.H., and R. D. Oetting. 2007. Specificity of Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope and Leptomastix dactylopii for six mealybug species. BioControl 52: 289-308.

Chong, J.H., and R. D. Oetting. 2006. Functional response and progeny production of the Madeira mealybug parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope: the effects of host and parasitoid densities. Biological Control 39: 320-328.

Chong, J.H., and R. D. Oetting. 2006. Influence of temperature and mating status on the development and fecundity of the mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Environmental Entomology 35: 1188-1197.

Chong, J.H., and r. D. Oetting. 2006. Influence of temperature, nourishment, and storage period on teh longevity and fecundity of the mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Environmental Entomology 35: 1198-1207.

Chong, J.H., and R.D. Oetting. 2006. Host stage selection of the mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. nov. nr. sinope. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 121: 39-50.

Chong, J.H., R.D. Oetting, and L.S. Osborne. 2005. Development of Diomus austrinus Gordon (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on two mealybug prey species at five constant temperatures. Biological Control 33: 39-48.

Chong, J.H., M.W. van Iersel, and R.D. Oetting. 2004. Effects of elevated carbon dioxide levels and temperature on the life history of the Madeira mealybug (hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). Journal of Entomological Sciences 39: 387-397.

Chong, J.H., R.D. Oetting, and M.W. van Iersel. 2003. Temperature effects on the development, survival and reproduction fothe Madeira mealybug, Phenacoccus madeirensis Green (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), on chrysanthemum. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96: 539-543.

Chong, J.H. 2002. The effects of prey sizes and starvation on the prey selection of the Carolina mantids (Mantodea: Mantidae). Journal of Entomological Sciences 37: 375-378.

Professional society activity:
Entomological Society of America (ESA)
Florida Entomological Society (FES)
International Organization of Biological Control - Nearctic Regional Section (IOBC-NRS)
Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association (CGCSA)
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
South Carolina Landscape and Turfgrass Association (SCLTA)
South Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association (SCNLA)

Websites:
http://www.clemson.edu/turfornamental/