Past Publications

Patrícia Ventura Garcia


All Publications Before 2015


29) PARELHO C., RODRIGUES A., CRUZ J.V. & P.V. GARCIA (2014). Linking trace metals and agricultural land use in volcanic soils - A multivariate approach. Science of the Total Environment. 496:241-247. Fator de Impacto (JRC©): 3.258.

28) Marcelino J.A.P., E. Weber, L. Silva, P.V. Garcia & A.O. Soares (2014) Expedient Metrics to Describe Plant Community Change Across Gradients of Anthropogenic Influence. Environmental Management, 54:1121-1130 Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.724.

27) CAMARINHO R., GARCIA, P.V., A. RODRIGUES (2013). Chronic exposure to volcanogenic air pollution as cause of lung injury. Environmental Pollution, 181: 24-30.  Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 3.730.

26) Marcelino J.A.P., L. Silva, P.V. Garcia, E. Weber, a.O. Soares (2013). Using species spectra to evaluate plant community conservation value along a gradient of anthropogenic disturbance. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185: 6221-6233. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.592.

25) Rodrigues A.S., M.S.C. Arruda, P. Garcia (2012). Evidence of DNA damage in humans inhabiting a volcanically active environment: A useful tool for biomonitoring. Environment International, 49: 51-56. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 6.122.

24) GARCIA, P.V., D. LINHARES, A. AMARAL, A. RODRIGUES (2012). Exposure of thermoelectric power-plant workers to volatile organic compounds from fuel oil: Genotoxic and cytotoxic effects in buccal epithelial cells. Mutation Research: Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 747: 197–201. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 3.035.

23) CABRAL, S., A.O. SOARES, P. GARCIA (2011). Voracity of Coccinella undecimpunctata: effects of insecticides when foraging in a prey/plant system. Journal of Pest Science, 84:373–379. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.509.

22) CABRAL, S., A.O. SOARES, P. GARCIA (2009). Predation by Coccinella undecimpunctata L. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Myzus persicae Sulzer (Homoptera: Aphididae): effect of prey density. Biological Control, 50(1): 25-29. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.612.

21) Garcia, P., N. Pereira, L. Oliveira (2009). Side-effects of organic and synthetic pesticides on cold-stored diapausing prepupae of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hym., Trichogrammatidae). BioControl, 54(3): 451-458. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.406.

20) RODRIGUES, A., L. CUNHA, A. AMARAL, J. MEDEIROS, P. GARCIA (2008). Bioavailability of heavy metals and their effects on the midgut cells of a phytopaghous insect inhabiting volcanic environments. Science of the Total Environment, 406(1-2): 116-122. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 2,579.

19) Cabral, S., P. Garcia, A.o. Soares (2008). Effects of pirimicarb, buprofezin and pymetrozine on survival, development and reproduction of Coccinella undecimpunctata. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 18(3): 307-318.  Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.874.

18) Mota, J.A., A.O. Soares, P. Garcia (2008). Temperature dependence for development of the whitefly predator Clitostethus arcuatus (Rossi). 2008. BioControl, 53(4): 603-613. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.957.

17) Oliveira, L., A. Medeiros, J.V. Falcó, F. Beitia, M.J. Verdú, P. Garcia (2008). Parasitoids from Azores (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae, Pteromalidae, Braconidae): potential use in integrated pest management against Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology, 18(7): 741-744. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.874.

16) Medeiros, A., L.M. Oliveira, P. Garcia (2007). Suitability as Medfly (Ceratitis capitata, Diptera: Tephritidae) hosts of seven fruit species growing on the Island of São Miguel, Azores, Portugal. Arquipélago, Life and Marine Sciences, 24: 33-40.

15) Cabral, S.G.M., A.O. Soares, R. Moura, P. Garcia (2006). Suitability of Aphis fabae, Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae) and Aleyrodes proletella (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) as preys for Coccinella undecimpunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Biological Control, 39(3): 434-440. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.735.

14) GARCIA, P.,  S. CABRAL, L. OLIVEIRA & A. S. RODRIGUES (2006). Effects of deltamethrin on the reproduction of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology, 16(7): 699-708. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0,862; Citações (Web of Science®): 1.

13) Moura, R., P. Garcia, s. Cabral, a.o. Soares (2006). Does pirimicarb affect the voracity of the euriphagous predator, Coccinella undecimpunctata L. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)? Biological Control, 38(3): 363-368. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.735.

12) Roriz, V., L. Oliveira, P. Garcia (2006). Host suitability and preference studies of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Biological Control, 36(3): 331-336. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.735.

11) Dias, C., P. Garcia, N. Simões, l. Oliveira (2005). Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis against the citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Phyllocnistidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 98(6): 1880-1883. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.205.

10) Martins, T., l. Oliveira, P. Garcia (2005). Larval mortality factors of Spodoptera littoralis in the Azores. BioControl, 50(5): 761-770. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.324.

9) Oliveira, L., V. Vieira, P. Garcia (2004). Effect of temperature on the biology of Noctua atlantica Warr. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a species endemic to the Azores. European Journal of Entomology, 101(3): 423-426. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.657.

8) Vieira, V., L. Oliveira, P. Garcia, J. Tavares (2004). Assessment of Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations in Azorean pastures by light and pheromone traps. Arquipélago – Life and Marine Sciences, 21A: 33-42.

7) Raposo, F., l. Oliveira, P. Garcia (2003). Susceptibility of Glyptapanteles militaris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to some insecticides. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 13: 261-267. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.832.

6) Reis, J., l. Oliveira, P. Garcia (2003). Effects of larval diet of Pseudaletia unipuncta on the performance of the parasitoid Glyptapanteles militaris. Environmental Entomology, 32(1): 180-186. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.824.

5) Garcia, P., E. Wajnberg, j. Pizzol, l. Oliveira (2002). Diapause in the egg parasitoid Trichogramma cordubensis: Role of temperature. Journal of Insect Physiology, 48(3): 349-355. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 1.789.

4) Vieira, A., l. Oliveira, P. Garcia (2001). Effects of Conventional Pesticides on Preimaginal Developmental Stages and Adults of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology, 11(4): 527-534. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.877.

3) Garcia, P., E. Wajnberg, L. Oliveira, J.Tavares (2001). Is the parasitization capacity of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) influenced by the age of the females? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 98(2): 219-224. Factor de Impacto (JRC©): 0.997.

2) Garcia, P., L. Oliveira, J. Tavares (1995). Trichogramma cordubensis (Hym., Trichogrammatidae): A dynamics study of an Azorean population. Les Colloques de L'INRA, 73: 189-192.

1) Garcia, P., L. Oliveira, J. Tavares (1995). Parasitic capacity, longevity and development of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hym., Trichogrammatidae) at three temperature regimes. Les Colloques de L'INRA, 73: 71-74.


13) RODRIGUES, A. S. & GARCIA, P. V. (2014). Poluição do ar e saúde - o vulcanismo como fonte natural de poluição. Boletim do Núcleo Cultural da Horta, 23: 177-189.

12) FERREIRA, T., P. GARCIA ,  A. RODRIGUES, R. RODRIGUES-ALVES* (2013). Sensibilização a Ácaros na ilha de São Miguel. Revista Portuguesa de Imunoalergologia, 21(Supl. 1): 21.

11) GARCIA, P. V., L. CUNHA, A. AMARAL & A. RODRIGUES (2009). Bioavailability of heavy metals and apoptotic effects on the midgut cells of Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) inhabiting volcanic environments. Abstracts / Toxicology Letters 189S: S57–S273. doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2009.06.594.

10) Marcelino, J.A.P., R. Giordano, F. Soto-Adames , P.V. Garcia, E. Webber, L. Silva, A.O. Soares (2011). Unobserved diversity in Darwin's appraisal of the Azores. Açoreana, Suplemento 7: 229-240.

9) Garcia, P., J. Tavares (2001). Effect of host availability on Trichogramma cordubensis (Insecta: Hymenoptera) reproductive strategies. Arquipélago, Life and Marine Sciences, Sup. 2 B: 43-49.

8) Oliveira, L., V. Vieira, J. Tavares, P. Garcia (2001). Enzymatic identification of Glyptapanteles militaris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Madeira Island. 2001. Arquipélago, Life and Marine Sciences, Sup. 2 B: 39-42.

7) Garcia, P., L. Oliveira, V. Vieira, J. Tavares (1999). Parasitóides entomófagos da Ilha da Madeira: Distribuição e hospedeiros. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia, Supl. 6: 433-440.

6) Oliveira, L., V. Vieira, P. Garcia, J. Tavares (1999). Parasitóides oófagos do género Trichogramma (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) da Ilha da Madeira. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia, Sup. 6: 441-446.

5) Garcia, P., L. Oliveira, J. Tavares (1999). Natural parasitism of Chrysodeixis chalcites and Autographa gamma eggs on tomato fields. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal, Sup. 5: 177-181.

4) Garcia, P., J. Tavares (1995). Within strain competition of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hym., Trichogrammatidae). Avances en Entomologia Iberica, 443-448.

3) Garcia, P., L. Oliveira, J. Tavares (1995). Comparative functional biology of three Trichogramma sp. populations captured in Azores. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal, Sup. 4: 311-318.

2) Garcia, P., J. Tavares (1995). Biology of Trichogramma cordubensis (Hym., Trichogrammatidae) under different photoperiods. Boletin de la Associacion Española de Entomologia, Sup. 21: 17-21.

1) Garcia, P. (1992). Estudo preliminar da dinâmica populacional de parasitóides oófagos na Ribeira do Guilherme, S. Miguel, Açores. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia, 3 (2): 347-356.

BOOKS (Author)

3) RODRIGUES, A. S. & GARCIA, P. (2015). Non-eruptive volcanogenic air pollution and health effects. In: Watson, R.R., Tabor, J.A, Ehiri, J.E. & Preedy, V.R. (Eds.) Handbook of public health in natural disasters. Human Health Handbooks, Wageningen Academic Publishers, Netherlands, ISBN: 978-90-8686-257-3, 650 pp.

2) GARCIA, P. (2014). Insecticidas Piretróides, Dos crisântemos aos circuitos comerciais. In: Lima, M., A. Rodrigues & P. Garcia (Eds). Biologia, um ano de ciência pp. 18-19. Universidade dos Açores, Ponta Delgada.

1) GARCIA P. (2011). Sublethal effects of pyrethroids on insect parasitoids: What we need to further know. 477-494 pp. In: Stoytcheva M. (Ed.), Pesticides: formulations, effects, fate. ISBN 978-953-307-532-7, I-Tech Education and Publishing, Áustria.

BOOKS (Editor)

1) LIMA, M., A. RODRIGUES & P. GARCIA (Eds) (2014). Biologia, um ano de ciência. 72 pp. Universidade dos Açores, Ponta Delgada.