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(Prof. Madya Dr.) Alvin Hee Kah Wei
Profesor Madya
Fakulti Sains

PhD Applied Entomology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
1. Park KC, Jung JK, Hee AKW (2021) In memoriam of Professor Kyung-Saeng Boo (10 December 1940 – 14 June 2020). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aspen.2021.05.001
2. Ono H, Hee AKW, Jiang H (2021) Recent Advancements in Studies on Chemosensory Mechanisms Underlying Detection of Semiochemicals in Dacini Fruit Flies of Economic Importance (Diptera: Tephritidae). Insects 12: 106. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12020106
3. Hee AKW, Wee SL, Ono H, Nishida R, Tan KH (2021) Current knowledge of taxonomy, physiology and chemical ecology about Bactrocera dorsalis and its related species with comments to Wu et al. (2020). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2020.107019
4. Catullo RA, Yeap HL, Lee SF, Bragg JG, Cheesman J, De Faveri S, Edwards O, Hee AKW, Popa AD, Schiffer M, Oakeshott JG (2019) A genome-wide approach for uncovering evolutionary relationships of Australian Bactrocera species complexes (Diptera: Tephritidae). Invertebrate Systematics 33: 618-627. https://doi.org/10.1071/IS18065
5. Ghani NA, Shohaimi S, Hee AKW, Chee HY, Oguntade E, Sarumoh AAL (2019) Comparison of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice among Communities Living in Hotspot and Non-Hotspot Areas of Dengue in Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease 4: 37. https://doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed4010037
6. Hiap WW, Wee SL, Tan KH, Hee AKW (2019) Phenylpropanoid sex pheromone component in hemolymph of male Carambola fruit fly, Bactrocera carambolae (Diptera: Tephritidae) Chemoecology 29: 25-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00049-018-0273-5
7. Lai OM, Sinniah, UR, Kanwal NDS, Hee AKW (2018) Tributes in memory of the life of Professor Emeritus Dr. Chin Hoong-Fong. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science 41:505-517.
8. Wee SL, Hee AKW (2018) Diurnal attraction of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to methyl eugenol in a village ecosystem in Tanjung Bungah, Penang, Malaysia. Serangga 23:84-93. http://ejournal.ukm.my/serangga/article/view/25768/8513
9. Chieng ACT, Hee AKW, Wee SL (2018) Involvement of the antennal and maxillary palp structures in detection and response to methyl eugenol by the male Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Insect Science 18, Issue 5, 19. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey104
10. Qin YJ, Krosch MN, Schutze MK, Zhang Y, Wang XX, Prabhakar CS, Susanto A, Hee AKW, Ekesi S, Badji K, Khan M, Wu JJ, Wang QL, Yan G, Zhu LH, Zhao ZH, Liu LJ, Clarke AR, Li ZH (2018) Population structure of a global agricultural invasive pest, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Evolutionary Applications 11:1990-2003. https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.12701
11. Miyazaki H, Otake J, Mitsuno H, Ozaki K, Kanzaki R, Chieng ACT, Hee AKW, Nishida R, Ono H (2018) Functional characterization of olfactory receptors in the Oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis that respond to plant volatiles. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 101:32-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2018.07.002
12. Wee SL, Mohd Zaki AM, Hee AKW (2018) Attraction and consumption of methyl eugenol by male Bactrocera umbrosa Fabricius (Diptera: Tephritidae) promotes conspecific sexual communication and mating performance. Bulletin of Entomological Research 108:116-124. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007485317000554
13. Schutze MK, Kostas B, Cameron, SL, Clarke AR, De Meyer M, Hee AKW, Hendrichs J, Krosch MN, Mwatawala M (2017) Integrative taxonomy versus taxonomic authority without peer-review versus: the case of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Tephritidae). Systematic Entomology 42:609-620. https://doi.org/10.1111/syen.12250
14. Hee AKW, Wee SL, Nishida R, Ono H, Hendrichs J, Haymer DS, Tan KH (2015) Historical perspective on the synonymization of the four major pest species belonging to the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae). ZooKeys 540:323-338. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.540.6028
15. Hee AKW, Ooi YS, Wee SL, Tan KH (2015) Comparative sensitivity to methyl eugenol of four putative Bactrocera dorsalis complex sibling species - further evidence that they belong to one and the same species B. dorsalis. ZooKeys 540:313-321.
https://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.540.6099
16. Schutze MK, Aketarawong N, Amornsak W, Armstrong KF, Augustinos A, Barr N, Bo W, Bourtzis K, Boykin LM, Ca´ceres C, Cameron SL, Chapman TA, Chinvinijkul S, Chomicˇ A, De Meyer M, Drosopoulou ED, Englezou A, Ekesi S, Gariou-Papalexiou A, Hailstones D, Haymer D, Hee AKW, Hendrichs J, Hasanuzzaman M, Jessup A, Khamis FM, Krosch MN, Leblanc L, Mahmood K, Malacrida AR, Mavragani-Tsipidou P, McInnis DO, Mwatawala M, Nishida R, Ono H, Reyes J, Rubinoff DR, San Jose M, Shelly TE, Srikachar S, Tan KH, Thanaphum S, Ul Haq I, Vijaysegaran S, Wee SL, Yesmin F, Zacharopoulou A, Clarke AR (2015) Synonymization of key pest species within the Bactrocera dorsalis complex (Diptera: Tephritidae): taxonomic changes based on 20 years of integrative morphological, genetic, behavioural, and chemoecological data. Systematic Entomology 40:456-471. https://doi.org/10.1111/syen.12113
17. Sule H, Muhamad R, Omar D, Hee AKW (2014) Parasitism rate, host stage preference and functional response of Tamarixia radiata on Diaphorina citri. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 16:783-788.
18. Sule H, Muhamad R, Omar D, Hee AKW, Zazali C (2012) Dispersion Pattern and Sampling of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psylidae) Populations on Citrus suhuiensis Hort. ExTanaka in Padang Ipoh Terengganu, Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science 35:25-36.
19. Ong PT, Hee AKW, Wee SL, Tan KH (2011) Bulbophyllum (Orchidaceae) flowers attractive to Bactrocera fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Malesian Orchid Journal 8:93-102.
20. Yamoah E, Jones EE, Weld RJ, Suckling DM, Waipara N, Bourdôt GW, Hee AKW, Stewart A (2008). Microbial population and diversity on the exoskeletons of four insect species associated with gorse (Ulex europaeus L.). Australian Journal of Entomology 47:370-379. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-6055.2008.00655.x
21. Hee AKW, Tan KH (2006) Transport of methyl eugenol-derived sex pheromonal components in the male fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology 143: 422-428. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2006.04.009
22. Hee AKW, Tan KH (2005) Bioactive fractions containing methyl eugenol-derived sex pheromonal components in haemolymph of the male fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera : Tephritidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 95: 615-620. https://doi.org/10.1079/BER2005392
23. Hee AKW, Tan KH (2004) Male sex pheromonal components derived from methyl eugenol in the hemolymph of the fruit fly Bactrocera papayae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 30: 2127-2138. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:JOEC.0000048778.02561.70
24. Nishida R, Tan KH, Wee SL, Hee AKW, Toong YC (2004) Phenylpropanoids in the fragrance of the fruit fly orchid, Bulbophyllum cheiri, and their relationship to the pollinator, Bactrocera papayae. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 32:245-252. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0305-1978(03)00179-0
25. Wee SL, Hee AKW, Tan KH (2002) Comparative sensitivity to and consumption of methyl eugenol in three Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) complex sibling species. Chemoecology 12:193-197. https://doi.org/10.1007/PL00012668
26. Hee AKW, Tan KH (1998) Attraction of female and male Bactrocera papayae to conspecific males fed with methyl eugenol and attraction of females to male sex pheromone components. Journal of Chemical Ecology 24: 753-764. https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1022302605357