Azorean Biodiversity Group, University of the Azores
Rua Capitão João D'Avila 9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo
Terceira, Azores, Portugal
Integrated Insect Pest Control Orchards Fruit-fly Modelling Macaronesia
Reinaldo Macedo Soares Pimentel finished a Ph.D. in Integrated Protection by the University of Azores started in 2012 within the Azorean Biodiversity Group of cE3c. He is conducting the project “Development of tools for decision making support on applying med-fly’s control strategies” , under the supervision of one of the Azorean Biodiversity Group integrated member, professor David Horta Lopes. Reinaldo Pimentel’s Ph.D. project aims are: Evaluate the beneficial/costs of the different med-fly’s control methods; develop a behavioral dispersion model for the med-fly for decision makers; validate the developed tool regarding its practical utility against other decision making tools.
Pimentel, R., Lopes, D.H., Mexia, A.M.M. & Mumford, J. (2017) Seasonality of the Mediterranean fruit fly on Terceira and São Jorge Islands, Azores, Portugal.Journal of Insect Science, 17(1), 1-35. DOI:10.1093/jisesa/iew097 (IF2017 1,324; Q2 Entomology)
Pimentel, R., Lopes, D.H., Mexia, A.M.M. & Mumford, J. (2017) Validation of a geographic weighted regression analysis as a tool for area-wide integrated pest management programs for Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae) on Terceira Island, Azores.International Journal of Pest Management, 63(2), 172-184. DOI:10.1080/09670874.2016.1256512 (IF2017 1,090; Q3 Entomology)
Pimentel, R., Rebelo, J., Soares, P., Lupi, E., Bevilacqua, R. & Lopes, D.H. (2018) Evaluation of kits of traps and lures for monitoring Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Terceira Island, Azores. IOBC-WPRS Bulletin, 132, 166-176.
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