Experts

Dr. Azidah Abdul Aziz

University of Malaya (UM)
Gender
Female

Expertise

  • Biodiversity

Specialization

  • Insects (Taxonomy)

Locality

  • Peninsular Malaysia

Educational Background

  • 1992
    Bachelor in BSC(HONS), University of Malaya (UM)
  • 1997
    Master in MPHIL, Imperial College of Science,Technology And Medicine, UK
  • 2007
    PhD in Taxonomy, Insect, University of Malaya (UM)

Working Experience

  • 2001 - Present
    Writer for Quality Procedure Document of Museum and Gallery,
    University of Malaya, University Malaya
  • 2004 - 2004
    Writer for / Committee member of Quality Assurance and Assessment for Ecology and Biodiversity
    Program, Institut Sains Biologi, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science,
  • 2015 - Present
    Ahli jawatankuasa kurikulum Program Sarjana Sains Pertanian (Perlindungan Tanaman),
    Institut Sains Biologi, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science,
  • 2015 - Present
    Programme Coordinator,
    Institut Sains Biologi, Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science,
  • 2015 - Present
    Coordinator, Institut Sains Biologi,
    Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science,
  • 2007 - 2011
    Coordinator of Postgraduate Room, Institut Sains Biologi,
    Institute Of Biological Sciences, Faculty Of Science,

Contribution

  • 2012
    Advisor
    Consulting in identification and verification of thrips species for an academic staff from Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology, UiTM., (University)
  • 2011
    Advisor
    Scientific expedition at the Kota Damansara Forest Reserve organised by the Selangor Forestry Department and to study the insect diversity and also to educate the Kota Damansara community on insects, (Community),

Recognition

  • 2015
    Penghargaan untuk bengkel Pemurnian Pelan Strategik National Biodiversity Centre, Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar, Malaysia
    Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar, Malaysia
  • 2013
    ASEAN UNIVERSITY NETWORK - ROK Fellowship, ASEAN University Network, 2013,
    ASEAN University Network
  • 2008
    Excellence Research Fellowship, Australia Malaysia Institute
    Australia Malaysia Institute
  • 2007
    Visiting Research Fellowship Program 2007 (Tsukuba-Okinawa), Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
    Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS)
  • 2004
    Asian Scientific Seminar on `Biological Control of Agricultural Pest in Asia Theory and Practice at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, JSPS,
    Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, JSPS,

Research

  • 2013 - 2016
    Insecticide Susceptibility Status Of Medically Important Dipteran (Culicidae, Simuliidae, Calliphoridae) In Malaysia Using Acute Toxicity Test And Biochemical Tools
  • 2012 - 2014
    Ecological Study Of Pteroma Pendula In Oil Palm Plantations With Emphasis On Oecophylla Smaragdina Predation Activities On The Bagworms
  • 2009 - 2011
    Ecological Study Of Spodoptera Exigua's (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) Natural Enemies (Particularly The Parasitoids) And Their Affecting Factor In Vegetables Plantation
  • 2009 - 2011
    Diversity And Population Studies Of Thrips (Thysanoptera) On Malaysia Crops And Other Host Plants
  • 2008 - 2010
    Ecological Study Of Spodoptera Exigu\'S Natural Enemies, Particularly The Parasoitds And Predators, In The Vegetable Plantations
  • 2007 - 2008
    Diversity And Ecological Studies Of Spodoptera Exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Natural Enemies (In Particular The Parasitoids And Predators) In Vegetable Plantation
  • 2007 - 2008
    Ecological Study Of Spodoptera Exigua S (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Natural Enemies, Particularly The Parasitoids And Predators In The Vegetable Plantations
  • 2001 - 2003
    Bionomics And Control Of Armyworms In Vegetables (With Special Focus On Spodoptera Exigua),
  • 2000 - 2002
    Systematics, Diversity And The Ecological Study Of Ichneumonidae
  • 1998 - 1998
    Biodiversiti Dan Sistematik Parasitic Hymenoptera , Khususnya Famili Ichneumonidae

Publication

  • 2016
    Low, V.L., Vinnie-Siow, W.Y., Lim, Y.A.L., Tan, T.K., Leong, C.S., Chen, C.D., Azidah A.A. and Sofian-Azirun, M. 2015. First molecular genotyping of A302S mutation in the gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor in Aedes albopictus from Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 32(3): 554-556 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2015
    Alejandro Lopez-Lopez, Azidah Abdul Aziz & Jose Galian. 2015. Molecular phylogeny and divergence time estimation of Cosmodela (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae) tiger beetle species from Southeast Asia. Zoologica Scripta (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2014
    Leong, C.S., Chen, C.D., Low, V.L. Karen-Chia, H.M., Azidah, A.A. & Sofian-Azirun, M. 2014. Multiple resistance of Culex vishnui Theobald against four major classes of insecticides in an agricultural area in Sekinchan, Selangor, Malaysia. Tropical Biomedicine 31(2): 241-260 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2014
    Y.F. NG, L.A. MOUND & A.A. AZIDAH. 2014. The genus Scirtothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Malaysia, with four new species and comments on Biltothrips, a related genus. Zootaxa, 3856(2): 253 266 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2013
    NASER MALEKAN,BIJAN HATAMI,RAHIM EBADI,ALIREZA AKHAVAN, AZIDAH BINTI ABDUL AZIZ AND ROUHOLLAH RADJABI. 2013. EFFECT OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI BEAUVERIA BASSIANA (BALS.) AND LECANICILLIUM MUSCARIUM (PETCH) ON TRIALEURODES VAPORARIORUM WESTWOOD. Indian Journal of Entomology, 75(2): 95-98 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2013
    Chee Dhang Chen, Van Lun Low, Koon Weng Lau, Han Lim Lee, Wasi Ahmad Nazni, Chong Chin Heo, Abdul Aziz Azidah, Mohd Sofian-Azirun. 2013. First report on adulticide susceptibility status of Aedes albopictus, culex quinquefasciatus, and Culex vishnui from a pig farm in Tanjung Sepat, Selangor, Malaysia. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 29(3): 243-250. (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2013
    Khadijah A. R., Azidah A. A. and Meor S. R. 2013. Diversity and abundance of insect species at Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve, Selangor. Scientific Research and Essays, 8(9): 359-374 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2012
    Mound, L.A., AZIDAH, A.A. & NG, Y. F. 2012. Key to the non-fossil species of the genus Taeniothrips (Thysanoptera, Thripidae). Zootaxa 3414: 33 42 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2011
    Azidah, A.A. 2011. Thripidae (Thysanoptera) species collected from common plants and crops in Peninsular Malaysia. Scientific Research and Essays 6(24): 5107-5113 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2009
    Mound, L.A. and Azidah, A.A. 2009. Species of the genus Thrips (Thysanoptera) from Peninsular Malaysia, with a checklist of recorded Thripidae. Zootaxa 2023: 55-68. (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2008
    A.A. Azidah. 2008. Temporal occurrence of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Cameron Highlands, Pahang. Journal of Entomology 5(5): 328-333 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2007
    A.A. Azidah and M. Sofian-Azirun (2007). Size of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae reared on various host plants. Malaysian Journal of Science 26(1): 93-96. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2007
    A.A. Azidah (2007). Population study of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larva and its affecting factors in Sekinchan, Selangor. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 10(12): 2152-2158. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2006
    A.A. Azidah and M. Sofian-Azirun (2006). Fecundity study of Spodoptera exigua (H bner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on various host plants. Journal of Entomology 3(3): 261-266. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2006
    A.A. Azidah and M. Sofian-Azirun (2006). Some aspects on oviposition behaviour of Spodoptera exigua (H bner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Entomology 3(3): 241-247. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2006
    A.A. Azidah and M. Sofian-Azirun (2006). Life history of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on various host plants. Bulletin of Entomological Research 96(6): 613-618. (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • 2006
    A.A. Azidah and M. Sofian-Azirun (2006). Feeding Preference of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on various host plants. Malaysian Journal of Science 25(1): 69-72. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2006
    A.A. Azidah (2006). Temporal occurrence of Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Sekinchan, Selangor. Journal of Entomology 3(4): 336-340. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
  • 2000
    Azidah, A.A., Fitton, M.G. and Quicke, D.L.J. (2000). Identification of the Diadegma species (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae, Campopleginae) attacking the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 90 (5): 375-389. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Presentation

  • 26-12-2014
    Regional Workshop on Promoting Interaction and Knowledge Exchange between UNESCO Natural Sciences related Centres and Chairs in Asia and the Pacific, Regional Workshop of UNESCO Natural Sciences related Centres and Chairs in Asia and the Pacific
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM),
  • 13-01-2009
    Ecological study of Spodoptera exigua\'s natural enemy in particular the parasitoids in the vegetables plantation
    UMExpo, , UM,

Consultancy

  • 2009
    Collaborating with Prof. Michael Sharkey from University of Kentucky, USA on identification of thrips species from Thailand, Between University of Malaya and University of Kentucky, USA,
  • 2008
    Collaborating with Dr Laurence Mound from CSIRO (Black Mountain), Canberra, Australia on pest thrips species of Peninsular Malaysia, Between University of Malaya and CSIRO, Canberra, Australia,
  • 2001
    Collaborating With Dr. John Heraty From University Of California, Riverside, USA On Eucharitid Wasp (Hymenoptera), Between University Of Malaya And University Of California, Riverside, USA,
  • 2001
    Collaborating with Dr. Jose Galian from University of Murcia, Spain on Karyotype analysis of tiger beetles from Malaysia, Between University of Malaya and University of Murcia, Spain,
  • 2000
    Collaborating With Cab International (Malaysia) In Organising Training Workshop In Taxonomy, Biology And Ecology Of Insect Pest, 2000 - , Cab International (Malaysia),
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