Plants Health publications


  • Cocoş, D., Etxebeste, I., & Schroeder, M. (2017). An efficient detection method for the red-listed beetle acanthocinus griseus based on attractant-baited traps. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10(4), 294-301. doi:10.1111/icad.12224
  • Johannes, A., Picon, A., Alvarez-Gila, A., Echazarra, J., Rodriguez-Vaamonde, S., Navajas, A. D., & Ortiz-Barredo, A. (2017). Automatic plant disease diagnosis using mobile capture devices, applied on a wheat use case. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 138, 200-209. doi:10.1016/j.compag.2017.04.013
  • Klopfenstein, N. B., Stewart, J. E., Ota, Y., Hanna, J. W., Richardson, B. A., Ross-Davis, A. L., . . . Kim, M. -. (2017). Insights into the phylogeny of northern hemisphere armillaria: Neighbor-net and bayesian analyses of translation elongation factor 1-α gene sequences. Mycologia, 109(1), 75-91. doi:10.1080/00275514.2017.1286572


  • Lemos, J., Sampedro, M. C., de Ariño, A., Ortiz, A., & Barrio, R. J. (2016). Risk assessment of exposure to pesticides through dietary intake of vegetables typical of the mediterranean diet in the basque country. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 49, 35-41. doi:10.1016/j.jfca.2016.03.006


  • Saiz-Fernandez, Nigo; De Diego, Nuria; Carmen Sampedro, Maria; Mena-Petite, Amaia; Ortiz-Barredo, Amaia; Lacuesta, Maite High nitrate supply reduces growth in maize, from cell to whole plant JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 173 120 129


  • Elvira-Recuenco, Margarita; Iturritxa, Eugenia; Majada, Juan; Alia, Ricardo; Raposo, Rosa Adaptive Potential of Maritime Pine (Pinus pinaster) Populations to the Emerging Pitch Canker Pathogen, Fusarium circinatum PLOS ONE 9
  • Gozalez, M.; Venter, G. J.; Lopez, S.; Iturrondobeitia, J. C.; Goldarazena, A. Laboratory and field evaluations of chemical and plant-derived potential repellents against Culicoides biting midges in northern Spain MEDICAL AND VETERINARY ENTOMOLOGY 28 421 431
  • Gonzalez, M; Venter, G J; Lopez, S; Iturrondobeitia, J C; Goldarazena, A Laboratory and field evaluations of chemical and plant-derived potential repellents against Culicoides biting midges in northern Spain. Medical and veterinary entomology 28 421 31
  • Ortega-Lopez, V.; Amo-Salas, M.; Ortiz-Barredo, A.; Diez-Navajas, A. M. Male flight phenology of the European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in different wine-growing regions in Spain BULLETIN OF ENTOMOLOGICAL RESEARCH 104 566 575
  • Gonzalez, Mikel; Lopez, Sergio; Rosell, Gloria; Goldarazena, Arturo; Guerrero, Angel Cuticular and Internal Chemical Composition of Biting Midges Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), Potential Vectors of Viral Diseases NATURAL PRODUCT COMMUNICATIONS 9 1103 1108
  • Luque, J.; Elena, G.; Garcia-Figueres, F.; Reyes, J.; Barrios, G.; Legorburu, F. J. Natural infections of pruning wounds by fungal trunk pathogens in mature grapevines in Catalonia (Northeast Spain) AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF GRAPE AND WINE RESEARCH 20 134 143
  • Larregla, S.; Nunez-Zofio, M.; Fernandez-Molina, P.; Martinez-Alarcon, V.; Lacasa-Martinez, C. M.; Guerrero-Diaz, M. M. Reduction of Phytophthora capsici Oospores Viability by Gases Released during Soil Biosolarization of Protected Pepper Crops in Southeastern Spain VIII INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHEMICAL AND NON-CHEMICAL SOIL AND SUBSTRATE DISINFESTATION 1044 113 118


  • Iturritxa, E.; Ganley, R. J.; Raposo, R.; Garcia-Serna, I.; Mesanza, N.; Kirkpatrick, S. C.; Gordon, T. R. Resistance levels of Spanish conifers against Fusarium circinatum and Diplodia pinea FOREST PATHOLOGY 43 488 495
  • Goldarazena, Arturo; Infante, Francisco Guerothrips moundi, gen. et sp n. (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) from Chiapas, Mexico ZOOTAXA 3669 172 178
  • Martin-Rodrigues, Noemi; Espinel, Santiago; Sanchez-Zabala, Joseba; Ortiz, Amaia; Gonzalez-Murua, Carmen; Dunabeitia, Miren K. Spatial and temporal dynamics of the colonization of Pinus radiata by Fusarium circinatum, of conidiophora development in the pith and of traumatic resin duct formation NEW PHYTOLOGIST 198 1215 1227
  • Gonzalez, Mikel A.; Lopez, Sergio; Goldarazena, Arturo New record of the biting midge Leptoconops noei in northern Spain: notes on its seasonal abundance and flying height preference JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE 13
  • Lopez, S.; Gonzalez, M.; Iturrondobeitia, J. C.; Goldarazena, A. Disruption of trans-pityol-mediated attraction by racemic trans-conophthorin in twig beetle Pityophthorus pubescens JOURNAL OF APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY 137 257 263
  • Nunez-Zofio, M.; Larregla, S.; Garbisu, C.; Guerrero, M. M.; Lacasa, C. M.; Lacasa, A. Application of sugar beet vinasse followed by solarization reduces the incidence of Meloidogyne incognita in pepper crops while improving soil quality PHYTOPARASITICA 41 181 191
  • Lopez, Sergio; Iturrondobeitia, Juan Carlos; Goldarazena, Arturo Field response of the twig beetle, Pityophthorus pubescens, to the aggregation pheromone, (E)-(+)-pityol, is not inhibited by (E)-(+/-)-pityol, and evidence of monogyny JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE 13
  • Gonzalez, Mikel; Lopez, Sergio; Mullens, Bradley A.; Baldet, Thierry; Goldarazena, Arturo A survey of Culicoides developmental sites on a farm in northern Spain, with a brief review of immature habitats of European species VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY 191 81 93
  • Lopez, Sergio; Quero, Carmen; Carlos Iturrondobeitia, Juan; Guerrero, Angel; Goldarazena, Arturo Electrophysiological and behavioural responses of Pityophthorus pubescens (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) to (E,E)-alpha-farnesene, (R)-(+)-limonene and (S)-(-)-verbenone in Pinus radiata (Pinaceae) stands in northern Spain PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 69 40 47


  • Mesanza, N.; Iturritxa, E. Root and butt rot caused by Heterobasidion annosum in Atlantic coniferous ecosystems of Spain FOREST PATHOLOGY 42 514 520
  • Martinez-Bilbao, Alejandro; Ortiz-Barredo, Amaya; Montesinos, Emilio; Murillo, Jesus Venturia inaequalis resistance in local Spanish cider apple germplasm under controlled and field conditions EUPHYTICA 188 273 283
  • Nunez-Zofio, M.; Larregla, S.; Garbisu, C. Repeated biodisinfection controls the incidence of Phytophthora root and crown rot of pepper while improving soil quality SPANISH JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH 10 794 805
  • Lecomte, P.; Darrieutort, G.; Liminana, J. -M.; Comont, G.; Muruamendiaraz, A.; Legorburu, F. -J.; Choueiri, E.; Jreijiri, F.; El Amil, Roula; Fermaud, Marc New Insights into Esca of Grapevine: The Development of Foliar Symptoms and Their Association with Xylem Discoloration PLANT DISEASE 96 924 934
  • Romon, P.; Higuera, M.; Delecolle, J. -C.; Baldet, T.; Aduriz, G.; Goldarazena, A. Phenology and attraction of potential Culicoides vectors of bluetongue virus in Basque Country (northern Spain) VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY 186 415 424
  • Rocha, Franklin H.; Infante, Francisco; Quilantan, Juan; Goldarazena, Arturo; Funderburk, Joe E. ‘ATAULFO’ MANGO FLOWERS CONTAIN A DIVERSITY OF THRIPS (THYSANOPTERA) FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST 95 171 178
  • Luque, Jordi; Garcia-Figueres, Francesc; Javier Legorburu, Francisco; Muruamendiaraz, Argine; Armengol, Josep; Trouillas, Florent P. Species of Diatrypaceae associated with grapevine trunk diseases in Eastern Spain PHYTOPATHOLOGIA MEDITERRANEA 51 528 540
  • Iturritxa, E.; Mesanza, N.; Elvira-Recuenco, M.; Serrano, Y.; Quintana, E.; Raposo, R. Evaluation of genetic resistance in Pinus to pitch canker in Spain AUSTRALASIAN PLANT PATHOLOGY 41 601 607


  • Nunez-Zofio, Mireia; Larregla, Santiago; Garbisu, Carlos Application of organic amendments followed by soil plastic mulching reduces the incidence of Phytophthora capsici in pepper crops under temperate climate CROP PROTECTION 30 1563 1572
  • Lopez, Sergio; Quero, Carmen; Carlos Iturrondobeitia, Juan; Guerrero, Angel; Goldarazena, Arturo Evidence for (E)-pityol as an aggregation pheromone of Pityophthorus pubescens (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) CANADIAN ENTOMOLOGIST 143 447 454
  • Etxeberria, Aitzol; Mendarte, Sorkunde; Larregla, Santiago Thermal inactivation of Phytophthora capsici oospores REVISTA IBEROAMERICANA DE MICOLOGIA 28 83 90
  • Iturritxa, Eugenia; Ganley, Rebecca J.; Wright, Jane; Heppe, Endika; Steenkamp, Emma T.; Gordon, Thomas R.; Wingfield, Michael J. A genetically homogenous population of Fusarium circinatum causes pitch canker of Pinus radiata in the Basque Country, Spain FUNGAL BIOLOGY 115 288 295
  • Etxeberria, Aitzol; Mendarte, Sorkunde; Larregla, Santiago Determination of viability of Phytophthora capsici oospores with the tetrazolium bromide staining test versus a plasmolysis method REVISTA IBEROAMERICANA DE MICOLOGIA 28 43 49


  • Goldarazena, Arturo; Mound, Laurence A new species of Charassothrips Hood from Colombia (Insecta, Thysanoptera, Thripidae) with an updated key to the known species JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE 10
  • Abelleira, A.; Mansilla, J. P.; Padilla, V.; Hita, I.; Cabaleiro, C.; Bertolini, E.; Olmos, A.; Legorburu, F. J. First Report of Arabis mosaic virus on Grapevine in Spain. PLANT DISEASE 94 635 635
  • Goldarazena, Arturo Bocathrips okajimai gen. et sp n. (Thysanoptera, Phlaeothripidae), an Australian fungus-feeding thrips AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY 49 121 125
  • Nunez-Zofio, M.; Garbisu, C.; Larregla, S. Application of Organic Amendments Followed by Plastic Mulching for the Control of Phytophthora Root Rot of Pepper in Northern Spain VII INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CHEMICAL AND NON-CHEMICAL SOIL AND SUBSTRATE DISINFESTATION 883 353 360