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Joao Roberto Spotti Lopes

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz (ESALQ)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

B.S. in Agronomic Engineering from University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil (1985), M.Sc. in Entomology from USP, Brazil (1988), Ph.D. in Entomology from Ohio State University (1993) and sabbatical leave at University of California-Berkeley (2007). Hired by USP/ESALQ since 1988, I am currently a full professor in charge of teaching, research and extension in Agricultural Entomology, with expertise on transmission of plant pathogens by insect vectors, especially of fastidious vascular bacteria that affect fruit, vegetable and cereal crops, such as Xylella fastidiosa, Candidatus Liberibacter and Candidatus Phytoplasma. I was Chair of the Graduate Program in Entomology (1998-2000; 2003-2006) and of the Department of Entomology and Acarology (2013-2016) at USP/ESALQ. Member of the Institucional Assessment Committee of USP since 2017. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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PRADO MALUTA, NATHALIE KRISTINE; GARZO, ELISA; MORENO, ARANZAZU; NAVAS-CASTILLO, JESUS; FIALLO-OLIVE, ELVIRA; SPOTTI LOPES, JOAO ROBERTO; FERERES, ALBERTO. Stylet penetration activities of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci associated with inoculation of the crinivirus Tomato chlorosis virus. JOURNAL OF GENERAL VIROLOGY, v. 98, n. 6, p. 1515-1520, . Web of Science Citations: 9. (14/26125-7, 12/24974-1, 12/51771-4)

CHANG, HSING-HUA; CHO, SHU-TING; CANALE, MARIA C.; MUGFORD, SAM T.; LOPES, JOAO R. S.; HOGENHOUT, SASKIA A.; KUO, CHIH-HORNG. Complete Genome Sequence of ``Candidatus Sulcia muelleri{''} ML, an Obligate Nutritional Symbiont of Maize Leafhopper (Dalbulus maidis). MICROBIOLOGY RESOURCE ANNOUNCEMENTS, v. 3, n. 1, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (13/26982-4, 12/50217-3)

PECHER, PASCAL; MORO, GABRIELE; CANALE, MARIA CRISTINA; CAPDEVIELLE, SYLVAIN; SINGH, ARCHANA; MACLEAN, ALLYSON; SUGIO, AKIKO; KUO, CHIH-HORNG; LOPES, JOAO R. S.; HOGENHOUT, SASKIA A.. Phytoplasma SAP11 effector destabilization of TCP transcription factors differentially impact development and defence of Arabidopsis versus maize. PLOS PATHOGENS, v. 15, n. 9, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (12/51867-1, 12/50217-3)

PRADO MALUTA, NATHALIE KRISTINE; FERERES, ALBERTO; SPOTTI LOPES, JOAO ROBERTO. Settling preferences of the whitefly vector Bemisia tabaci on infected plants varies with virus family and transmission mode. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, v. 165, n. 2-3, p. 138-147, . Web of Science Citations: 9. (12/24974-1, 12/51771-4)

MALUTA, NATHALIE; FERERES, ALBERTO; SPOTTI LOPES, JOAO ROBERTO. Plant-mediated indirect effects of two viruses with different transmission modes on Bemisia tabaci feeding behavior and fitness. JOURNAL OF PEST SCIENCE, v. 92, n. 2, p. 405-416, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (12/24974-1, 12/51771-4)

ORLOVSKIS, ZIGMUNDS; CANALE, MARIA C.; THOLE, VERA; PECHER, PASCAL; LOPES, JOAO R. S.; HOGENHOUT, SASKIA A.. Insect-borne plant pathogenic bacteria: getting a ride goes beyond physical contact. CURRENT OPINION IN INSECT SCIENCE, v. 9, p. 16-23, . Web of Science Citations: 21. (12/51867-1, 12/50217-3)

ORLOVSKIS, ZIGMUNDS; CANALE, MARIA CRISTINA; HARYONO, MINDIA; SPOTTI LOPES, JOAO ROBERTO; KUO, CHIH-HORNG; HOGENHOUT, SASKIA A.. A few sequence polymorphisms among isolates of Maize bushy stunt phytoplasma associate with organ proliferation symptoms of infected maize plants. ANNALS OF BOTANY, v. 119, n. 5, p. 869-884, . Web of Science Citations: 15. (12/51867-1, 12/50217-3)

ALMEIDA‚ RPP; PEREIRA‚ EF; PURCELL‚ AH; LOPES‚ JRS. Multiplication and movement of a citrus strain of Xylella fastidiosa within sweet orange. PLANT DISEASE, v. 85, n. 4, p. 382-386, . (99/04342-4)

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MÜLLER, Cristiane. Análise faunística e flutuação populacional de cigarrinhas (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) potenciais vetoras de Xylella fastidiosa em pomares de ameixeira nos estados do Rio Grande do Sul e São Paulo, Brasil. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  Piracicaba.  (06/60024-7

MALUTA, Nathalie Kristine Prado. Respostas biológicas e comportamentais de Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) a plantas de tomate infectadas com Tomato chlorosis virus (ToCV) e Tomato severe rugose virus (ToSRV) e atividades estiletares associadas à inoc. Tese (Doutorado) -  Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  Piracicaba.  (12/24974-1

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