Donald L. McLean
Donald L. McLean, Ph.D. - Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus and Chair
Chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology: 1974 - 1979
Dean, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis: 1979 - 1986
Affiliated with the University of California: Since 1955
Faculty Member at University of California, Davis: 1958 - 1987
Emeritus Professor Since 1987
Master's Degree in Entomology: 1955, University of Massachusetts
Doctorate in Entomology: 1958, University of California, Berkeley
Highlights of Career
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1983
Fellow, Entomological Society of America, 1990
Honorary Member, Entomological Society of America, 1992
President, Entomological Society of America, 1984
Secretary-Treasurer, Entomological Society of America, 1985
Insect transmission of plant pathogens, vector and pathogen interactions related to acquisition and transmission, development and utilization of electronic monitoring systems to study insect feeding and salivation relating to pathogen acquisition and transmission, virus and bacteria microbiology, aphid symbiote biology and biochemistry, animal and plant ecology.
McLean, D.L. and Kinsey, M.G. 1964. A technique for electronically recording aphid feeding and salivation. Nature 202: 1358-1359.
McLean, D.L. and W.A. Weigt, Jr. 1968. An electronic measuring system to record aphid salivation and ingestion. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 61:180-185.
LR. Hodges and D.L. McLean. 1969. Correlation of transmission of bean yellow mosaic virus with salivation activity of Acyrthosiphon pisum (Homoptera: Aphididae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 62: 1398-1401.
D.L. McLean and E.J. Houk. 1973. Phase contrast and electron microscopy of the mycetocytes and symbiotes of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum. Journal Insect Physiology 19:625-633.
Leonard J. Weber and Donald L. McLean. 1975. Electrical Measurement Systems for Biological and Physical Scientists. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. Reading, Massachusetts. 399pp.
Alexander H. Purcell, Allan H. Finlay, and Donald L. McLean. 1979. Pierce’s disease bacterium: mechanism of transmission by leafhopper vectors. Science 206:839-841.
E.J. Houk, D.l. McLean, and R.S. Criddle. 1980. Pea aphid primary symbiote deoxyribonucleic acid. Journal of Invertebtate Pathology 35:105-106.
Brian M. Unterman, Paul Baumann, and Donald L. McLean. 1989. Pea aphid symbiont relationships established by analysis of 16S rRNAs. Journal of Bacteriology 171:2970-2974.