CBMA

Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

David Pires
David Pires
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PhD Student
Sustaining Life - Biodiversity and Functional Ecology
Plant Nematology
Teresa Almeida & Sofia Costa
University of Minho, Department of Biology
Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057 Braga - Portugal

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MSc in Ecology

Current Research & Key Publications

  • Conducting bioassays to coat tomato seeds with chlamydospores of the nematophagous fungus Pochonia chlamydosporia;
  • Optimizing inoculation methods to promote the establishment of P. chlamydosporia in the rhizosphere of tomato plants;
  • Combining sustainable strategies for root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne spp., management in agroecosystems.

Pires, D., Costa, S., Mourão, I. & Almeida, M.T. (2016). Avaliação da resistência de cultivares de feijoeiro (Phaseolus spp.) a Meloidogyne javanica, para uso como porta-enxerto. IV Colóquio Nacional de Horticultura Biológica. Actas Portuguesas de Horticultura, 25: 126–132.

Research Projects

"COCOON - Combined sustainable strategies for root-knot nematode management in protected crops". POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016611; PTDC/AGR-PRO/3438/2014. Team member.

 

Publications

 

3. Pires, D., Costa, S., Mourão, I. & Almeida, M.T. (2016). Host reaction of bean cultivars to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica. In Book of Abstracts of the Final COST Conference on Vegetable Grafting: Vegetable Grafting to Improve Yield and Fruit Quality under Biotic and Biotic Stress Conditions, p.43, Institute of Agriculture and Tourism, Pula, Croatia.

2. Pires, D., Costa, S., Mourão, I. & Almeida, M.T. (2016). Avaliação da resistência de cultivares de feijoeiro (Phaseolus spp.) a Meloidogyne javanica, para uso como porta-enxerto. IV Colóquio Nacional de Horticultura Biológica. Actas Portuguesas de Horticultura, 25: 126–132, Faro, Portugal.

1. Silva, E., Pires, D., Carvalho, M.J., Carvalho, L., Ferreira, P., Cunha, A., Aguiar, C. & Ferreira, A.M. (2010). "Propolis from Azores (Portugal): Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties". Drugs of the Future, Vol.35 (Suppl. A), Abstracts from the XXIst International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, Brussels, Belgium.

 

 

 

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS


 


 POSTER COMMUNICATIONS

5. Pinto, J., Pires, D., Vieira dos Santos, M.C., Mourão, I., Moura, L. & Costa, S. “Revestimento de sementes de tomateiro Solanum lycopersicum com clamidósporos do fungo nematófago Pochonia chlamydosporia”. 2º Simpósio SCAP de Proteção das Plantas; 8º Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Fitopatologia e 11º Encontro Nacional de Proteção Integrada, 26-27 October 2017, Santarém, Portugal.

4. Pires, D., Costa, S., Mourão, I. & Almeida, M.T. "Host reaction of bean cultivars to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica". Final COST Conference on Vegetable Grafting: Vegetable Grafting to Improve Yield and Fruit Quality under Biotic and Biotic Stress Conditions, 18-21 September 2016, Pula, Croatia.

3. Pires, D., Costa, S., Mourão, I. & Almeida, M.T. "Assessing the resistance of bean cultivars (Phaseolus spp.) to Meloidogyne javanica". 32nd Symposium of the European Society of Nematologists, 21 August - 1 September 2016, Braga, Portugal.

2. Pires, D., Costa, S., Mourão, I. & Almeida, M.T. "Avaliação da resistência de cultivares de feijoeiro (Phaseolus spp.) a Meloidogyne javanica, para uso como porta-enxerto". IV Colóquio de Horticultura Biológica, 17-19 March 2016, Faro, Portugal.

1. Silva, E., Pires, D., Carvalho, M.J., Carvalho, L., Ferreira, P., Cunha, A., Aguiar, C. & Ferreira, A.M. "Propolis from Azores (Portugal): Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties". XXI International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, 5-9 September 2010, Brussels, Belgium.

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