Yu, Qing, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

K.W. Neatby Building, Floor 3, Room 3022
960 Carling Ave.
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C6
Telephone: 613-759-1768
Fax: 613-759-1926
Email: qing.yu@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Biosystematics analysis of nematodes, identification nematodes both by morphological and molecular means;
  • Soil ecology of nematodes fauna, biodiversity analysis of nematodes in soil.
  • Developing and applying bioinformatics tools for nematodes taxnomy, data-basing, and data-mining etc.

Current Projects:

  • Systematic and phylogeny studies of nematodes in general, Tylenchida in particular, by using morphological, morphometric, and molecular data.
  • Develop key and new techniques in collaboration with scientists from CFIA for identification of quarantined nematodes.
  • Provide nematodes identification service required by researches from federal, provincial agents and from universities across the country .
  • Curate Canadian National Collection of Nematodes (CNCN).

Affiliations:

  • Society of Nematologists (SON).
  • European Society of Nematologists (EPN).
  • Canadian Phytopathologists Society (CPS).

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2012

  • Hughes, B.R., Celetti, M.J., Paibomesai, M., and Yu, Q. (2012). "Stem and bulb nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci) in Ontario-grown garlic.", Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) 83rd Annual Meeting and International PPV Meeting, Marriott Gateway On The Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 24-27, 2012, Published in: Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology / Revue canadienne de phytopathologie, 35(1), pp. 114.
  • Qiao, Y., Zaidi, M.A., Yu, Q., Badiss, A., Hughes, B.R., and Celetti, M.J. (2012). "DNA polymorphism in the stem and bulb nematode Ditylenchus dipsaci in garlic in Ontario.", Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) 83rd Annual Meeting and International PPV Meeting, Marriott Gateway On The Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 24-27, 2012, Published in: Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology / Revue canadienne de phytopathologie, 35(1), pp. 122.
  • Yu, Q. (2012). "Ditylenchus destructor Thorne, 1945 (Tylenchida: Anguinidae) in Canada.", Journal of Nematology, 44(4), pp. 500-500.
  • Yu, Q. (2012). "The Canadian National Collection of Nematodes: an overview.", Journal of Nematology, 44(4), pp. 499-499.

2011

  • Yu, Q. (2011). "Soybean Cyst Nematode (Heterodera glycines Ichinohe).", in El-Shemy, H.A. (ed.) - Soybean - Physiology and Biochemistry, InTech, Open Access Publisher, Chapter 22, pp. 461-474.

2010

  • Pedram, M., Niknam, G., Robbins, R.T., Decraeme, W., Ye, W., and Yu, Q. (2010). "First record of Trichodorus primitivus (de Man, 1880) Micoletzky, 1922 and morphological and molecular identification of Longidorus elongatus (de Man, 1876) Micoletzky, 1922 from Canada.", Plant Disease, 94(6), pp. 782. (Abstract)

2009

  • Pan, F.J., Xu, Y.L., Yu, Q., Xue, A.G., Liu, W.Z., and Han, X.Z. (2009). "Community structure and seasonal fluctuation of soil nematodes in soybean rhizosphere under different manure nodes.", VIII World Soybean Research Conference, Beijing, China, August 10-15, 2009, pp. 249.
  • Yu, Q. (2009). "Invasive alien nematode pests in Canada: achievements and challenges.", International Congress on Biological Invasions, Fuzhou, China, November 2-6, 2009, pp. 22. (Abstract)
  • Yu, Q. and Sun, F.C. (2009). "Soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines Ichinole) in Canada.", VIII World Soybean Research Conference, Beijing, China, August 10-15, 2009, pp. 32. (Abstract)