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Scientific Articles (ISI)

Borges I., Oliveira L., Dur√£o A.C., Arruda P., Figueiredo E., Franco J.C., Lucas E., Soares A.O. (2023)

Contrasting phenotypic variability of life-history traits of two feral populations of Macrolophus pygmaeus (Hemiptera: Miridae) under two alternative diets

Agronomy 13: 118.. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy13010118

Mazzeo G., Pellizzari G., Mateus C., da Silva E.B., Russo A., Nucifora S., Soares C., Tomé D., de Andrade E., Franco J.C. (2023)

Melanaspis corticosa: a new insect pest of olive trees in Europe

Phytoparasitica, 51: 153‚Äď162. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12600-022-01041-y

Nunes, P., Robinet, C-, Branco, M., Franco J.C. (2023)

Modelling the invasion dynamics of the African citrus psyllid: The role of human-mediated dispersal and urban and peri-urban citrus trees

NeoBiota, 84: 369-396. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.84.91540

Franco J.C., Branco M., Conde S., Garcia A., Fernandes M.R., Santos J.L., Messina T., Duarte G., Fonseca A., Zina V., Ferreira M.T. (2022)

Ecological Infrastructures May Enhance Lepidopterans Predation in Irrigated Mediterranean Farmland, Depending on Their Typology and the Predator Guild

Sustainability, 14(7): 3874. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su14073874

Franco J.C., Cocco A., Lucchi A., Mendel Z., Suma P., Vacas S., Mansour R., Navarro-Llopis V. (2022)

Scientific and technological developments in mating disruption of scale insects

Entomologia Generalis, 42(2): 251-273. DOI: https://10.1127/entomologia/2021/1220

Gross J., Franco J.C. (2022)

Novel trends on semiochemicals and semiophysicals for insect science and management

Entomologia Generalis, 42 (2): 163-165. DOI: https://10.1127/entomologia/2022/1535

Neto A.C., Mateus C., de Andrade E., Barateiro A., Bigolin M., Chaves M., Guerreiro V., Pereira F., Soares C., Tomé D., Coutinho J.P., Franco J.C., Rebelo M.T. (2021)

First record of the invasive leafhopper Sophonia orientalis in mainland Portugal

Journal of Pest Science, 94: 241‚Äď249. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-020-01289-5

Ruíz-Rivero O., Garcia-Lor A., Rojas-Panadero B., Franco J.C., Khamis F.M., Kruger K., Cifuentes D., Bielza P., Tena A., Urbaneja A., Pérez-Hedo M (2021)

Insights into the origin of the invasive populations of Trioza erytreae in Europe using microsatellite markers and mtDNA barcoding approaches

Sci Rep, 11: 18651. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-97824-0

Soares A.O., Calado H.R., Franco J.C., Aguiar A.F., Andrade M.M., Zina V., Ameixa O.M.C.C., Borges I., Magro A. (2021)

An annotated checklist of ladybeetle species (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) of Portugal, including the Azores and Madeira Archipelagos

ZooKeys, 1053: 107-144. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1053.64268

Zina V., Fonseca A., Duarte G., Conde S., Fernandes M.R., Ferreira M.T., Franco J.C. (2021)

Ant diversity is enhanced by ecological infrastructures in agroecosystems: a case study in irrigated Mediterranean farmland.

Agronomy, 12(11): 2690. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12112690

Zina V., Ordeix M., Franco J.C., Ferreira M.T., Fernandes M.R. (2021)

Ants as bioindicators of riparian ecological health in catalonian rivers

Forests, 12(52021): 625. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/f12050625

Jactel H., Desprez-Loustau M.L., Battisti A., Brockerhoff E., Santini A., Stenlid J., Bjorkman C., Branco M., Dehnen-Schmutz K., Douma J.C., Drakulic J., Drizou F., Eschen R., Franco J.C., Gossner M.M., Green S., Kenis M., Klapwijk M.J., Liebhold A.M., Orazio C., Prospero S., Robinet C., Schroeder M., Slippers B., Stoev P., Sun J.H., van den Dool R., Wingfield M.J., Zalucki M.P. (2020)

Pathologists and entomologists must join forces against forest pest and pathogen invasions

Neobiota, 58: 107-127. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.58.54389

Riis T., Kelly-Quinn M., Aguiar F.C., Manolaki P., Bruno D., Bejarano M.D., Clerici N., Fernandes M.R., Franco J.C., Pettit N., Portela A.P., Tammeorg O., Tammeorg P., Rodríguez-González P.M., Dufour S. (2020)

Global overview of ecosystem services provided by riparian vegetation

BioScience, 70(6): 501‚Äď514. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa041¬†

Zina V., Branco M., Franco J.C. (2020)

Impact of the invasive argentine ant in citrus agroecosystems: effects on the diversity and frequency of native ant species foraging on tree canopy

Insects, 11(11) 785 : 1-17. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11110785

Zina V., Duarte G., Fonseca A., Conde S., Ferreira M.T., Franco J.C., Fernandes M.R. (2020)

Land use system, invasive species and shrub diversity of the riparian ecological infrastructure determine the specific and functional richness of ant communities in Mediterranean river valleys

Ecological Indicators, 145: 109613. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2022.109613

Garcia A., Allen G.R., Oberprieler R.G., Ramos A.P., Valente C., Reis A., Franco J.C., Branco M. (2019)

Biological control of Gonipterus: uncovering the associations between eucalypts, weevils and parasitoids in their native range

Forest Ecology and Management, 443:106‚Äď116.

Garcia A., Franco J.C., Branco M. (2019)

Novel prey boosts the expansion of host-plant range in a native predatory bug.

BioControl, 64(6). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-019-09965-x

Garcia A., Gonçalves H., Borowiec N., Franco J.C., Branco M. (2019)

Ophelimus sp., a new invasive gall wasp of Eucalyptus globulus in Europe, escapes the parasitism by Closterocerus chamaeleon due to an asynchronous life cycle

Biological Control, 131: 1-7.

Can√°rio D.V.P., Figueiredo E., Franco J.C., Guerra R. (2017)

Detecting early mealybug infestation stages on tomato plants using optical spectroscopy.

European Journal of Horticultural Science, 82 (3): 141-148.

Zina V., Branco M., Franco J.C. (2017)

Ant community associated to citrus canopy in Southern Portugal over a century after the invasion by the Argentine ant.

Phytoparasitica, 45(2): 183‚Äď200.

Franco J.C., Garcia A., Branco M. (2016)

First report of Epichrysocharis burwelli in Europe, a new invasive gall wasp attacking eucalypts.

Phytoparasitica, 44: 443.

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.

Von Ellenrieder N., Watson G.W., Kimnee S.A., Franco J.C., Mazzeo G. (2016)

Paracoccus leucadendri Mazzeo & Franco in Mazzeo, Franco & Russo, 2009, a junior synonym of Paracoccus hakeae (Williams, 1985) comb. nov. (Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae).

Zootaxa, 4093 (4): 552‚Äď558.

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.

Fortuna T.M., Franco J.C., Rebelo M.T. (2015)

Morphology and distribution of antennal sensilla in a mealybug parasitoid, Anagyrus sp. near pseudococci (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae).

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 21(6): 8-9.

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.

Seabra S.G., Br√°s P.G., Martins J., Martins R., Wyattc N., Shirazid J., Rebelo M.T., Franco J.C., Mateus C., Figueiredo E., Paulo O.S. (2015)

Phylogeographic patterns in a widespread predator insect species associated with greenhouse crops, Coenosia attenuata (Diptera: Muscidae).

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 114 (2): 308-326.

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.

Kol-Maimon H., Ganim M., Franco J.C., Mendel Z. (2014)

Evidence for gene flow between two sympatric mealybug species (Insecta; Coccoidea; Pseudococcidae).

PLoS ONE, 9(2): e88433.

Kol-Maimon H., Mendel Z., Franco J.C., Ganim M. (2014)

Paternal inheritance in mealybugs (Hemiptera, Coccoidea, Pseudococcidae).

Naturwissenschaften, 101(10): 791-802.

Levi-Zada A., Fefer D., David M., Eliyahu M., Franco J.C., Protasov A., Dunkelblum E., Mendel Z. (2014)

Diel periodicity of pheromone release by females of Planococcus citri and Planococcus ficus and the temporal flight activity of their conspecific males.

Naturwissenschaften,101(8): 671-678.

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., Jasrotia P., Protasov A., Kol-Maimon H., Zada A., Franco J.C. (2012)

Responses of second-instar male mealybug nymphs to conspecific and heterospecific female sex pheromones.

Journal of Insect Behaviour, 25(5): 504-513.

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.

Suma P., Mansour R., Russo A., La Torre I., Bugila A.A.A., Franco J.C. (2012)

Encapsulation rates of the parasitoid Anagyrus sp nr. pseudococci, by three mealybug species (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).

Phytoparasitica, 40(1): 11-16.

Suma P., Mansour R., Russo A., La Torre I., Bugila A.A.A., Mendel Z., Franco J.C. (2012)

Development time, longevity, reproductive capacity and sex ratio of the mealybug parasitoid Anagyrus sp. nr. pseudococci (Girault) (Hymenoptera:Encyrtidae).

Biocontrol Science and Technology, 22(7): 737-745.

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.

Branco M.R., van Haldern I., Franco J.C., Constantin R., Jactel H. (2011)

Prey sex pheromone as kairomone for a new group of predators (Coleoptera: Dasytidae, Aplocnemus spp.) of pine bast scales.

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 101(6): 667-674.

Franco J.C., Russo A., Marotta S. (2011)

An annotated checklist of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Portugal.

Zootaxa, 3004: 1-32.

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.

Kol-Maimon H., Zada A., Franco J.C., Dunkelblum E., Protasov A., Eliyaho M., Mendel Z. (2010)

Male behaviors reveal multiple pherotypes within vine mealybug Planococcus ficus (Signoret) (Hemiptera; Pseudococcidae) populations.

Die Naturwissenschaften, 97: 1047‚Äď1057.

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.

Branco M., Boavida C., Durand N., Franco J.C., Mendel Z. (2009)

Presence of the Eucalyptus gall wasp, Ophelimus maskelli and its parasitoid Closterocerus chamaeleon in Portugal: first record, geographic distribution and host preference.

Phytoparasitica, 37(1): 51-54.

Mazzeo G., Franco J.C., Russo A. (2009)

A new Paracoccus species from Palearctic region (Hemiptera, Sternorrhyncha, Coccoidea, Pseudococcidae).

Zootaxa, 2274: 62-68.

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.

Books

List of the potential aquatic alien species with high risk of invasion in Iberian inland waters

Oliva-Paterna F.J., Ribeiro F., Miranda R., Anast√°cio P.M., Garc√≠a-Murillo P., Cobo F., Gallardo B., Garc√≠a Berthou E., Boix D., Medina L., Morcillo F., Oscoz J., Guill√©n A., Arias A., Cuesta J.A., Aguiar F., Almeida D., Ayres C., Banha F., Barca S., Biurrun I., Cabezas M.P., Calero S., Campos J.A., Capdevila-Arg√ľelles L., Capinha C., Carapeto A., Casals F., Chainho P., Cirujano S., Clavero M., Del Toro V., Encarna√ß√£o J.P., Fern√°ndez-Delgado C., Franco J., Garc√≠a-Meseguer A.J., Guareschi S., Guerrero A., Hermoso V., Machordom A., Martelo J., Mellado-D√≠az A., Moreno J.C., Oficialdegui F.J., Olivo del Amo R., Otero J.C., Perdices A., Pou-Rovira Q., Rodr√≠guez-Merino A., Ros M., S√°nchez-Gull√≥n E., S√°nchez M.I., S√°nchez Fern√°ndez D., S√°nchez-Gonz√°lez J.R., Soriano O., Teod√≥sio M.A., Torralva M., Vieira-Lanero R., Zamora L√≥pez A., Zamora-Mar√≠n J.M. (2021)

Technical Report prepared by LIFE INVASAQUA (LIFE17 GIE/ES/000515). 58 pp. ISBN: 978-84-123500-4-3 URL: http://www.lifeinvasaqua.com/main-files/uploads/2021/04/TR2_Invasaqua_ING_PDF_interact.pdf

Lista de especies exóticas acuáticas de la Peninsula Ibérica (2020). Lista actualizada de las especies exóticas acuáticas introducidas y establecidas en las aguas continentales ibéricas

Oliva-Paterna F.J., Ribeiro F., Miranda R., Anast√°cio P.M., Garc√≠a-Murillo P., Cobo F., Gallardo B., Garc√≠a-Berthou E., Boix D., Medina L., Morcillo F., Oscoz J., Guill√©n A., Arias A., Cuesta J.A., Aguiar F., Almeida D., Ayres C., Banha F., Barca S., Biurrun I., Cabezas M.P., Calero S., Campos J.A., Capdevila-Arg√ľelles L., Capinha C., Carapeto A., Casals F., Chainho P., Cirujano S., Clavero M., Del Toro V., Encarna√ß√£o J.P., Fern√°ndez-Delgado C., Franco J., Garc√≠a-Meseguer A.J., Guareschi S., Guerrero A., Hermoso V., Machordom A., Martelo J., Mellado-D√≠az A., Moreno J.C., Oficialdegui F.J., Olivo del Amo R., Otero J.C., Perdices A., Pou-Rovira Q., Rodr√≠guez-Merino A., Ros M., S√°nchez-Gull√≥n E., S√°nchez M.I., S√°nchez-Fern√°ndez D., S√°nchez-Gonz√°lez J.R., Soriano O., Teod√≥sio M.A., Torralva M., Vieira-Lanero R., Zamora-L√≥pez A., Zamora-Mar√≠n J.M. (2021)

Informe técnico preparado por LIFE INVASAQUA (LIFE17 GIE/ES/000515). 64 pp. ISBN: 978-84-123500-2-9 URL: http://www.lifeinvasaqua.com/main-files/uploads/2021/04/TR1_Invasaqua_PORT_PDF_interact.pdf

Book Chapters

Branco M., Franco J.C., Mendel Z. (2023)

Sap-Sucking Forest Pests

In: D. Allison J., Paine T.D. Slippers B., Wingfield M.J. (eds) Forest Entomology and Pathology. Springer, Cham.. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-11553-0_13

Zina V., Franco J.C., Branco M., Fernandes M.R., Duarte G., Fonseca A., Ferreira M.T. (2022)

Ecological Infrastructures May Enhance Lepidopterans Predation

In: Scholarly Community Encyclopedia https://encyclopedia.pub/entry/21181 .

Franco J.C. (2020)

Integrated Pest Management: sustainable approach to crop protection

In: Life on Land. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (Eds.). Springer, Cham. ISBN: 978-3-319-71065-5 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71065-5_84-1

Franco J.C. (2012)

Infra-estruturas ecológicas e protecção biológica de fruteiras: sebes, cortinas de abrigo e enrelvamento.

In: Gest√£o e conserva√ß√£o da flora e da vegeta√ß√£o de Portugal e da √Āfrica Lus√≥fona.¬†In Honorium¬†do Professor Catedr√°tico Em√©rito Il√≠dio Ros√°rio dos Santos Moreira. Monteiro A., Gomes da Silva F., Jorge R. (Eds.). ISAPress, Lisboa, pp. 420-433.

Monteiro A., Lopes C.M., Franco J.C. (2012)

Enrelvamento da vinha

In: Gest√£o e conserva√ß√£o da flora e da vegeta√ß√£o de Portugal e da √Āfrica Lus√≥fona.¬†In Honorium¬†do Professor Catedr√°tico Em√©rito Il√≠dio Ros√°rio dos Santos Moreira. Monteiro A., Gomes da Silva F., Jorge R. (Eds.). ISAPress, Lisboa, pp. 345-366. ISBN: 978-972-8669-52-2 URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/5055

Franco J.C., Torres L., Ferreira J. (2009)

Sebes vivas e limitação natural

In: As bases da agricultura biológica: produção vegetal. Ferreira J. (Coord.). Edibio, Castelo de Paiva, pp. 382-391.

Franco J.C., Zada A., Mendel Z. (2009)

Novel approaches for the management of mealybug pests

In: Biorational control of arthropod pests: application and resistance managements. Ishaaya .I, Horowitz A.R. (Eds.). Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, pp. 233-278. ISBN: 978-90-481-2316-2

Torres L.M., Ferreira J., Franco J.C. (2009)

Limita√ß√£o natural de pragas ‚Äď valoriza√ß√£o da actividade dos auxiliares

In: As bases da agricultura biológica: produção vegetal. Ferreira J. (Coord.). Edibio, Castelo de Paiva, pp. 370-382.

Branco M., Sousa C., Franco J.C. (2008)

Cochonilha do pinheiro bravo, Matsucoccus feytaudi, estudo de caso: predadores

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. 135-146.

Projects

OPTIMUS PRIME

Optimal Greening of Irrigated farmland to achieve a prime environment

Duration: 2016-2021

CEF Budget: 191.226 ‚ā¨