Dr Maryam Yazdani

Maryam Yazdani
Lecturer in Plant Protection
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

Maryam is an entomologist who joined the University of Adelaide in 2010. As an early career researcher, her research largely focuses on insect natural enemies and their role in biological control of insect pests. Research on predators and parasitic wasps aims to provide ecological strategies for the enhancement of biological control in agricultural systems through a combination of experimental and theoretical advances.

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Dr Maryam Yazdani

Maryam is an entomologist who joined the University of Adelaide in 2010. As an early career researcher, her research largely focuses on insect natural enemies and their role in biological control of insect pests. Research on predators and parasitic wasps aims to provide ecological strategies for the enhancement of biological control in agricultural systems through a combination of experimental and theoretical advances.

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

  • Insect behaviour
  • Biological control of insect pests
  • Pest management
  • Entomology

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2015 Associate Lecturer University of Adelaide

Language Competencies

Language Competency
Persian

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2011 - 2014 University of Adelaide Australia PhD

Research Interests

Journals

Year Citation
2016 Yazdani, M., & Keller, M. (2016). The shape of the functional response curve of Dolichogenidea tasmanica (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is affected by recent experience. Biological Control, 97, 63-69.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2015 Yazdani, M., Glatz, R., & Keller, M. (2015). Host discrimination by the solitary endoparasitoid Dolichogenidea tasmanica
(Hymenopotera: Braconidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology, 25(2), 155-162.

DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2015 Yazdani, M., Glatz, R., & Keller, M. A. (2015). Searching behaviour of Dolichogenidea tasmanica in response to susceptible instars of Epiphyas postvittana. Australian Journal of Zoology, 63(1), 38-45.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2015 Yazdani, M., & Keller, M. (2015). Mutual interference in Dolichogenidea tasmanica (Cameron) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) when foraging for patchily-distributed light brown apple moth. Biological Control, 86, 1-6.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2015 Yazdani, M., Feng, Y., Glatz, R., & Keller, M. (2015). Host stage preference of Dolichogenidea tasmanica (Cameron, 1912) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Epiphyas postvittana (Walker, 1863) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Austral Entomology, 54(3), 325-331.
DOI Scopus1 WoS4
2014 Samih, M., Zarabi, M., Yazdani, M., & Rouhani, M. (2014). Biological traits and life table parameters A and B biotype of Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) on cotton and rapeseed. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 57(3), 309-316.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2012 Yazdani, M., & Samih, M. A. (2012). Life table attributes of Clitostethus arcuatus (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) feeding on Trialeurodes vaporariorum and Siphoninus phillyreae (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 15(2), 295-298.
DOI
2011 Yazdani, M., & Zarabi, M. (2011). The effect of diet on longevity, fecundity, and the sex ratio of Clitostethus arcuatus (Rossi) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 14(3), 349-352.
DOI
2010 Yazdani, M., & Zarabi, M. (2010). Predation of Clitostethus arcuatus (Col.: Coccinellidae) on Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Hem.: Aleyrodidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology, 20(4), 353-358.
DOI
  • Plant Health III & A (lecturer and coordinator)
  • Microbiology and Invertebrate Biology II
  • Risk Analysis for Plant Biosecurity
  • Invasion Biology
  • Viticultural Methods and Procedures

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2017 Principal Supervisor Untangling and harnessing interactions between natural enemies of vineyard pests Doctor of Philosophy under a Jointly-awarded Degree Agreement with Doctorate Full Time Miss Emma Kate Aspin
2015 Co-Supervisor How to Improve Biological Control in Vineyards: A Focus on Learning in Parasitic Wasps Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hieu Trung Bui

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2015 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Effects of temperature on the parasitoid Eretmocerus Warrae Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Tao Wang

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Board Member Cambridge University Press journal, Bulletin of Entomological Research
Position
Lecturer in Plant Protection
Phone
83132970
Campus
Waite
Building
Waite Building, floor 1
Room Number
1 05
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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