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Duarte Santos

Duarte Santos

PhD student
Plant-parasitic interactions

ds2060 [at]

I am a PhD student from Coimbra University, Portugal. I working in Sebastian Eves-van den Akker group, investigating the impact of temperature on pant-nematode interaction. My project aims to evaluate the effect of temperature on tomato resistance and Meloidogyne enterolobii virulence.


Santos, D., Correia, A., Abrantes, I., & Maleita, C. (2019). New Hosts and Records in Portugal for the Root-Knot Nematode. Journal of Nematology, 51(1), 1-4.

Santos, D., Abrantes, I., & Maleita, C. (2019). The quarantine root‐knot nematode Meloidogyne enterolobii–a potential threat to Portugal and Europe. Plant Pathology, 68(9), 1607-1615.

Santos, D., Martins da Silva, P., Abrantes, I., & Maleita, C. (2020). Tomato Mi-1.2 gene confers resistance to Meloidogyne luci and M. ethiopica. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 156(2), 571-580.

Santos, D., Abrantes, I., & Maleita, C. (2020). Ficus microcarpa Bonsai “Tiger bark” Parasitized by the Root-Knot Nematode Meloidogyne javanica and the Spiral Nematode Helicotylenchus dihystera, a New Plant Host Record for Both Species. Plants, 9(9), 1085.