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Souto P., Abraços-Duarte G., da Silva E.B., Figueiredo E. (2022)

Half friend, half enemy? comparative phytophagy between two Dicyphini species (Hemiptera: Miridae)

Insects, 13(2): 175. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13020175

Abraços D.G., Caldas F., Pechirra A., Silva E.B., Figueiredo E. (2021)

Intraguild predation and cannibalism among Dicyphini: Dicyphus cerastii vs. two commercialized species

Entomologia Experimentalis et Aplicata, 169: 90-96. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12943

Abraços-Duarte G., Ramos S., Valente F., da Silva E.B., Figueiredo E. (2021)

Functional response and predation rate of Dicyphus cerastii Wagner (Hemiptera: Miridae)

Insects, 12(6): 530. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12060530

Conceição S.I.R., Fernandes J., Silva E.B., Caperta A.D. (2021)

Reproductive output and insect behavior in hybrids and apomicts from Limonium ovalifolium and L. binervosum complexes (Plumbaginaceae) in an open cross-pollination experiment

Plants, 10(1): 169. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10010169

Duarte G.A., Caldas F., Pechirra A., Silva E.B., Figueiredo E. (2021)

Intraguild predation and cannibalism among Dicyphini: Dicyphus cerastii vs. two commercialized species

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 169(1): 90-96. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12943

Botelho M., Cruz A., Silva E.B., Mexia A., Ricardo-Da-Silva J., Castro R., Ribeiro H. (2020)

Organic amendments application to soil of mechanically pruned vineyards: effects on yield and grape composition of cultivar ‚ÄėSyrah‚Äô (Vitis vinifera L.)

Acta Horticulturae, 1276: 119-124. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1276.17

Botelho M., Cruz A., Silva E.B., Mexia A., Ricardo-Da-Silva J., Castro R., Ribeiro H. (2020)

Mechanical pruning in non-irrigated vineyards: effects on yield and grape composition of cultivar ‚ÄėSyrah‚Äô (Vitis vinifera L.)

Acta Horticulturae, 1276: 125-130. DOI: https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1276.18

Silva E.B., Mourato C., Branco M., Mendel Z. (2019)

Biparental mealybugs may be more promiscuous than we thought.

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 109(5): 574-582. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007485318000810

Silva E.B., Santos M.M., Cruz A., Botelho M., Franco J.C., Ribeiro H., Mexia A. (2016)

Parthenolecanium corni (Bouche) (Hemiptera Coccidae) in vineyards in Portugal: morphology, seasonal development, life cycle and reproduction.

Redia, 99: 215-217.

Bugila A.A.A., Franco J.C., Silva E.B., Branco M. (2015)

Suitability of five mealybug species (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae) as hosts for the solitary parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nr. pseudococci (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).

Biocontrol Science and Technology, 25(1): 108-120.

Mateus C., Franco J.C., Caetano M.F., Silva E.B., Ramos A.P., Figueiredo E., Mound L. (2015)

Hercinothrips dimidiatus Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), a new pest of Aloe arborescens Miller in Europe.

Phytoparasitica, 43(5): 689-692.

Bugila A.A.A., Branco M., Silva E. B., Franco J. C. (2014)

Host selection behavior and specificity of the solitary parasitoid of mealybugs Anagyrus sp. nr. pseudococci (Girault) (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae).

Biocontrol Science and Technology, 24(1): 22-38.

Bugila A.A.A., Franco J.C., Silva E.B., Branco M. (2014)

Defense response of native and alien mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) against the solitary parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nr. pseudococci (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).

Journal of Insect Behavior, 27(4): 439-453.

Seabra S.G., Br√°s P.G., Zina V., Silva E.B., Rebelo M.T., Figueiredo E., Mendel Z., Paulo O.S., Franco J.C. (2013)

Molecular evidence of polyandry in the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).

PLoS ONE, 8(7): e68241.

Silva E.B., Branco M., Mendel Z., Franco J.C. (2013)

Mating behavior and performance in the two cosmopolitan mealybug species Planococcus citri and Pseudococcus calceolariae (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).

Journal of Insect Behavior, 26(3): 304-320.

Zina V., Silva E.B., Quartau J.A., Franco J.C. (2013)

First report of the citrus leafhopper Penthimiola bella (Stål) (Hemiptera, Cicadellidae) in Europe.

Phytoparasitica, 41(5): 521-527.

Martins R.F., Zina V.,Silva E.B., Rebelo M.T., Figueiredo E., Mendel Z., Paulo O.S., Franco J.C., Seabra S.G. (2012)

Isolation and characterization of fifteen polymorphic microsatellite loci for the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), and cross-amplification in two other mealybug species.

Journal of Genetics, 91(2): 75-78.

Mendel Z., Protasov A., Jasrotia P., Silva E.B., Zada A., Franco J.C. (2012)

Sexual maturation and aging of adult male mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 102(4): 385-394.

Zina V., Lima A., Caetano F., Silva E.B., Ramos A.P., Franco J.C. (2012)

First record of the pepper tree psyllid, Calophya schini Tuthill (Hemiptera: Calophyidae), in the Palaearctic region.

Phytoparasitica, 40(2): 127-130.

Franco J.C., Silva E.B., FortunaT., Cortegano E., Branco M., Suma P., Russo A., Zada A., Mendel Z. (2011)

Vine mealybug sex pheromone increases citrus mealybug parasitism by Anagyrus sp. near pseudococci (Girault).

Biological Control, 58(3): 230-238.

Silva E.B., Franco J.C., Vasconcelos T., Branco M. (2010)

Effect of ground cover vegetation on the abundance and diversity of beneficial arthropods in citrus orchards.

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 100: 489 -499.

Silva E.B., Mendel Z., Franco J.C. (2010)

Can facultative parthenogenesis occur in biparental mealybug species?

Phytoparasitica, 38: 19-21.

Franco J.C., Silva E.B., Cortegano E., Campos L., Branco M., Zada A., Mendel Z. (2008)

Kairomonal response of the parasitoid Anagyrus spec. nov near pseudococci to the sex pheromone of the vine mealybug.

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata,126(2): 122-130.

Zada A., Dunkelblum E., Assael F., Franco J.C., Silva E.B., Protasov A., Mendel Z. (2008)

Attraction of Planococcus ficus males to racemic and chiral pheromone baits: flight activity and bait longevity.

Journal of Applied Entomology, 132 (6): 480-489.

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Melhoria do processo produtivo com base em modelos de risco para alternaria e mosca-da-couve

Duration: 2015-2017

CEF Budget: 57.362 ‚ā¨