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Type: Article
Published: 2010-06-30
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The life and contributions of Prof Xin Jie-Liu (1909–1994)

Landcare Research, Private Bag 92970. Auckland, New Zealand
School of Life Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
biography bibliography acarology mites stored grain entomology soil zoology pest control history of science China


Prof Xin Jie-Liu (1909–1994) was an outstanding entomologist in China during the last century. He was one of the founders of acarology and stored product entomology in China.  He was also a pioneer of forest entomology, insect pathology, insect physiology and soil zoology in China. This tribute is prepared to commemorate the centenary of his birth. An account of his life and career was given, along with analyses of his works and contributions to the development of acarology and entomology in China. A bibliography of his 133 papers and 42 books (including 17 translated books) was presented for the first time.