Shawn Cheng

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Termites of the genus Odontotermes are important decomposers in the Old World tropics and are sometimes important pests of crops, timber and trees. The species within the genus often have overlapping size ranges and are difficult to differentiate based on morphology. As a result, the taxonomy of Odontotermes in Peninsular Malaysia has not been adequately(More)
Intsia palembanica is a high-value tropical hardwood species of the family Leguminosae. A total of 16 microsatellite markers were developed for this important timber species using an enrichment approach. These markers were screened on 24 samples from a natural population and subsequently tested for reproducibility, ease of scoring and locus-specificity,(More)
Coptotermes gestroi (Wasmann) or the Asian subterranean termite is a serious structural pest in urban settlements in Southeast Asia that has been introduced to other parts of the world through human commerce. Although mitochondrial DNA markers were previously used to shed light on the dispersal history of the Asian subterranean termite, there were limited(More)
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