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The behaviour of the pine wood nematode in different species of pine trees
The behaviour of the pine wood nematode in different species of pine trees
The Pine Wood Nematode (B. xylophilus), a nematode of microscopic size, is currently considered as … Read More

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Scientific Articles (ISI)

Pimentel, C., Khan, M.R., Zheng, Y., Quintanilla, M. (2023)

Nematode problems in forests and their sustainable management

Nematode Diseases of Crops and Their Sustainable Management, pp. 457-493. . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-91226-6.00003-1

Pimentel, C.S., Firmino, P.N., Almeida, R.P., Lombardero, M.J., Ayres, M.P., Calv√£o, T. (2023)

Coexistence of insect species in a phloem feeding guild: Deterministic and stochastic processes

Ecological Entomology, in press. . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/een.13263

Pimentel, C.S., Gon√ßalves, E.V., Camp√īa, J., Calv√£o, T., Ayres, M.P., Correia, O., M√°guas, C. (2023)

Ecogeographical determinants of investment in chemical defences in pines

Trees – Structure and Function, 37 (2), pp. 361-372. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-022-02354-5

Pimentel C.S., Gon√ßalves E.V., Camp√īa J., Calv√£o T., Ayres M.P., Correia O., M√°guas C. (2022)

Ecogeographical determinants of investment in chemical defences in pines

Trees – Structure and Function. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-022-02354-5.

Campoa J., Calv√£o T., Firmino P.N., Pimentel C.S. (2021)

Disentangling the effects of climate and defoliation on forest growth: the case of an outbreak of a Thaumetopoea pityocampa population with a shifted phenology in a Pinus pinaster monoculture

Forest Ecology and Management, 498: 119548. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119548

Sim√Ķes R., Pimentel C., Ferreira-Dias S., Miranda I., Pereira H. (2021)

Phytochemical characterization of phloem in maritime pine and stone pine in three sites in Portugal

Heliyon, 7(4): e06718. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06718

Moller A.P., Balbontin J., Dhondt A.A., Adriaensen F., Artemyev A., Banbura J., Barba E., Biard C.,Blondel J., Bouvier J.C., Camprodon J., Cecere F., Charter M., Cichon M., Cusimano C., Dubiec A., Eens M., Eeva T., Ferns P.N., Forsman J.T., Goldshtein A., Goodenough A.E., Gosler A.G., Gustafsson L., Harnist I., Hartley I.R., Heeb P., Hinsley S.A., Jacob S., Jarvinen A., Juskaitis R., Korpimaki E., Krams I., Laaksonen T., Leclercq B., Lehikoinen E., Loukola O., Mainwaring M.C., Mand R., Massa B., Matthysen E., Mazgajski T.D., Merino S., Mitrus C., Monkkonen M., Nager R.G., Nilsson J.A., Nilsson S.G., Norte A.C., von Numers M., Orell M., Pimentel C.S., Pinxten R., Priedniece I., Remes V., Richner H., Robles H., Rytkonen S., Senar J.C., Seppanen J.T., da Silva L.P., Slagsvold T., Solonen T., Sorace A., Stenning M.J., Torok J., Tryjanowski P., van Noordwijk A.J., Walankiewicz W., Lambrechts M.M. (2020)

Interaction of climate change with effects of conspecific and heterospecific density on reproduction

Oikos, 129(12): 1807-1819. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.07305

Pimentel C.S., Ayres M.P. (2020)

Competition and climate affect body size and sexual size dimorphism in pine sawyer beetles

Bulletin of Insectology, 73(2): 265-273. URL: http://www.bulletinofinsectology.org/pdfarticles/vol73-2020-265-273pimentel.pdf

Pimentel C.S., Firmino P.N., Ayres M.P. (2020)

Methods to obtain and maintain cultures of pinewood nematodes, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus

Journal of Forest Research, 25(2): 101-107. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13416979.2020.1745989

Pimentel C.S., McKenney J., Firmino P.N., Calv√£o T., Ayres M.P. (2020)

Sublethal infection of different pine species by the pinewood nematode

Plant Pathology, 69 (8): 1565-1573. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13241

Calv√£o T., Duarte C.M., Pimentel C.S. (2019)

Climate and landscape patterns of pine forest decline after invasion by the pinewood nematode

Forest Ecology and Management, 433: 43-51.

Pimentel C.S., Ayres M.P. (2018)

Latitudinal patterns in temperature-dependent growth rates of a forest pathogen

Journal of Thermal Biology, 72: 39-43.

Firmino P.N., Calv√£o T., Ayres M.P., Pimentel C.S. (2017)

Monochamus galloprovincialis and Bursaphelenchus xylophilus life history in an area severely affected by pine wilt disease: implications for forest management

Forest Ecology and Management, 389: 105-115.

Pimentel C.S., Ferreira C., Santos M., Calv√£o T. (2017)

Spatial patterns at host and forest stand scale and population regulation of the pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa

Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 19(2):200‚Äď209.

Pimentel C.S., Firmino P.N., Calv√£o T., Ayres M.P., Miranda I., Pereira H. (2017)

Pinewood nematode population growth in relation to pine phloem chemical composition

Plant Pathology, 66(5): 856‚Äď864.

Pimentel C.S., Gonçalves E.V., Firmino P.N., Calvão T., Fonseca L., Abrantes I., Correia O., Máguas C. (2017)

Differences in constitutive and inducible defences in pine species determining susceptibility to pinewood nematode

Plant Pathology, 66: 131‚Äď139.

Vaugoyeau M., Adriaensen F., Artemyev A., Banbura J., Barba E., Biard C.,…Pimentel C.S.,‚Ķ,M√łller A.A.,Vaugoyeau M., Adriaensen F., Artemyev A., Banbura J., Barba E., Biard C.,…Pimentel C.S.,‚Ķ,M√łller A.A.et al. (2016)

Interspecific variation in the relationship between clutch size, laying date and intensity of urbanisation in four species of hole-nesting birds

Ecology and Evolution, 6(16): 5907-5920.

M√łller A.P., Adriaensen F., Artemyev A., Banbura J., Barba E., Biard C.,…Pimentel C.S., Lambrechts M.M. (82 authors). (2014)

Variation in clutch size in relation to nest size in birds

Ecology and Evolution, 4: 3583-3595.

M√łller A.P., Adriaensen F., Artemyev A., BaŇĄbura J., Barba E., Biard C.,…Pimentel C.S., Lambrechts M.M. (86 authors). (2014)

Clutch size variation in Western Palearctic secondary hole nesting passerine birds in relation to nest box design

Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5: 353-362.

Pimentel C.S., Ayres M.P., Vallery E., Young C., Streett D.A. (2014)

Geographical variation in seasonality and life history of pine sawyer beetles Monochamus spp: its relation with phoresy by the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus

Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 16: 196-206.

Pimentel C., Santos M., Ferreira C., Nilsson J.-√Ö. (2012)

Temperature, size, reproductive allocation, and life-history evolution in a gregarious caterpillar

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 105: 340-349.

Pimentel C., Calv√£o T., Ayres M.P. (2011)

Impact of climatic variation on populations of pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa in a core area of its distribution.

Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 13(3): 273-281.

Pimentel C., Ferreira C., Nilsson J.-√Ö. (2010)

Latitudinal gradients and the shaping of life-history traits in a gregarious caterpillar

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 100: 224-236.

Pimentel C., Nilsson J.-√Ö., (2009)

Responses of passerine birds to an irruption of a pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa population with a shifted phenology

Ardeola, 56: 189-203.

Pimentel C., Nilsson J-√Ö, (2007)

Breeding patterns of great tits (Parus major) in pine forests along the Portuguese west coast

Journal of Ornithology, 148: 59-68.

Pimentel C., Nilsson J-√Ö., (2007)

Response of great tits Parus major to an irruption of a pine processionary moth Thaumetopoea pityocampa population with a shifted life cycle

Ardea, 95: 191-199.

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Book Chapters

Pimentel C.S., Ayres M.P. (2022)

Life-history strategies and virulence in the pinewood nematode.

In: Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 117: 101756. . DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmpp.2021.101756

Pimentel C.S., Firmino P.N., Ayres M.P. (2022)

Obtaining and maintaining cultures of pinewood nematodes Bursaphelenchus xylophilus from Wild Dauers

In: Methods in Molecular Biology. (Clifton, N.J.), Humana, New York, NY, 2536: 3-11. ISBN: 978-1-0716-2516-3. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-2517-0_1

Calv√£o T., Branco M., Pimentel C. (2008)

Vegetação e paisagem: relação entre diversidade e fitófagos

In: Pragas e doenças em pinhal e eucaliptal. Desafios para a sua gestão integrada. M. Branco, C. Valente, M.R. Paiva (Eds.). ISA Press, Lisboa, pp. 161-172.

Projects

ClimPest

Altera√ß√Ķes Clim√°ticas e seu impacto em florestas em pinheiro ao longo da costa oeste portuguesa: o caso de duas pragas recentemente emergidas

Duration: 2018-2022

CEF Budget: 29247,10 ‚ā¨

PineChem

Composição quimica do hospedeiro e fatores ambientais determinantes na epidemiologia do nematodo da madeira do pinheiro

Duration: 2017-2022

CEF Budget: 148737.80‚ā¨ ‚ā¨