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Le Kang

Le Kang

Distinguished Professor, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Institute of Zoology
Chinese Academy of Sciences


  • Distinguished Professor, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Journal Articles


Cease, A. J., J. F. Harrison, S. Hao, D. C. Niren, G. Zhang, L. Kang and J. J. Elser. 2017. Nutritional imbalance suppresses migratory phenotypes of the Mongolian locust (Oedaleus asiaticus). Royal Society Open Science 4:161039. DOI: 10.1098/rsos.161039. (link )


Hao, S., S. Wang, A. J. Cease and L. Kang. 2015. Landscape level patterns of grasshopper communities in Inner Mongolia: Interactive effects of livestock grazing and a precipitation gradient. Landscape Ecology 30(9):1657-1668. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-015-0247-8. (link )

Wu, J., S. Naeem, J. Elser, Y. Bai, J. Huang, L. Kang, Q. Pan, Q. Wang, S. Hao and X. Han. 2015. Testing biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationship in the world’s largest grassland: Overview of the IMGRE project. Landscape Ecology 30(9):1723-=1736. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-015-0155-y. (link )


Zhao, D., Z. Zhang, A. J. Cease, J. F. Harrison and L. Kang. 2013. Efficient utilization of aerobic metabolism helps Tibetan locusts conquer hypoxia. BMC Genomics 14(1):631. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-631. (link )


Cease, A. J., J. J. Elser, C. F. Ford, S. Hao, L. Kang and J. F. Harrison. 2012. Heavy livestock grazing promotes locust outbreaks by lowering plant nitrogen content. Science 335(6067):467-469. DOI: 10.1126/science.1214433 . (link )


Cease, A. J., S. Hao, L. Kang, J. J. Elser and J. F. Harrison. 2010. Are color or high rearing density related to migratory polyphenism in the band-winged grasshopper, Oedaleus asiaticus?. Journal of Insect Physiology 56(8):926-936. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2010.05.020. (link )