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Hu, H.; Dias, N.P.; Soltani, N.; Vargas-Asencio, J.; Hensley, D.D.; Perry, K.L.; Domier, L.L.; Hajimorad, M.R. Cultivated and wild grapevines in Tennessee possess overlapping but distinct virus populations. Plant Disease, 105:2, 2021.

Mishra, S.; Dee1, J.; Moar, W.; Dufner-Beattie, J.; Baum, J.; Dias, N.P.; Alyokhin, A.; Buzza,  A.; Rondon, S.I.; Clough, M.; Menasha, S.; Groves, R.; Clements, J.; Ostlie, K.; Felton, G.; Waters, T.; Snyder, W.E.; Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. Selection for high levels of resistance to double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) in Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say) using non-transgenic foliar delivery. Scientific Reports, 11:6523, 2021.

Dias, N.P.; Nava, D.E.; Montoya, P. A 30-years systematic review reveals success on fruit flies biological control research. Environmental Entomology, 2021 (Submetido).

do Nascimento, J.; Gonçalves, K.C.; Dias, N.P.; de Oliveira, J.L.; Polanczyk, R.A. Approaches to improving the adoption of Bacillus thuringiensis-based biopesticides in tropical agricultural systems. Biological Control, 2021 (Submetido).

Smaniotto, G.; Dias, N.P.; Motta, A.C.Q.; Fraceto, L.F.; Polanczyk, R.A. In vitro compatibility of chemical products and Beauveria bassiana aiming control of the sugarcane weevil Sphenophorus levis. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 2020 (Submetido).

Fernandes, F.O.; de Souza, T.D.; Sanches, A.C.; Carvalho, I.R.; Dias, N.P.; Desiderio, J.A.; Polanczyk, R.A. Phenotypic plasticity in adults of Anticarsia gemmatalis exposed to sub-doses of Bt-based bioinsecticide. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 2020 (Submetido).

Fernandes, F.O.; de Souza, T.D.; Sanches, A.C.; Dias, N.P.; Desiderio, J.A.; Polanczyk, R.A. Biological conditioning of Anticarsia gemmatalis exposed to a Bt-based bioinsecticide underdosed. Ecotoxicology, 2020 (Submetido).

Fernandes, F.O.; de Souza, T.D.; Sanches, A.C.; Dias, N.P.; Desiderio, J.A.; Polanczyk, R.A. Biological responses of Anticarsia gemmatalis Brazilian population exposed to Bt-bioinsecticide. Arthropod Structure and Development, 2020 (Submetido).

Cagliari, D.; Dias, N.P.; Santos, E.A.; Rickes, L.N.; Kremer, F.S.; Farias, J.R.; Lenz, G.; Galdeano, D.M.; Garcia, F.R.M; Smagghe, G.; Zotti, M.Z. First transcriptome of the Neotropical pest Euschistus heros (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) with dissection of its siRNA machinery. Scientific Reports,10:1-16, 2020.

Santos, M.S.; Dias, N.P.; Costa, L.L.; De Bortoli, C.P.; Souza, E.H.; Santos, A.C.F.; De Bortoli, S.A.; Polanczyk, R.A. Interactions of Bacillus thuringiensis strains for Plutella xylostella (L.)  (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) susceptibility. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 168:107255, 2019.

Dias, N.P.; Cagliari, D.; Santos E.A.; Smagghe, G.; Jurat-Fuentes, J.L.; Mishra, S.; Nava, D.E.; Zotti, M.J. Insecticidal gene silencing by RNAi: Prospects and current limitations for pest control in the Neotropical region. Neotropical Entomology, 48:1-11, 2019.

Cagliari, D.; Dias, N.P.; Galdeano, D.M.; Santos, E.A.; Smagghe, G.; Zotti, M.J. Management of pest insects and plant diseases by non-transformative RNAi. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10:1319, 2019.

Dias, N.; Cagliari, D.; Kremer, F. S.; Rickes, L.N.; Nava, D.E.; Smagghe, G.; Zotti, M. J. The South American fruit fly: An important pest insect with RNAi-sensitive larval stages. Frontiers in Physiology, 10:1-15, 2019.

Muller, F.A.; Dias, N.P.; Garcia, F.R.M.; Gottschalk, M.; Nava, D.E. Potential distribution of Bactrocera oleae and the parasitoids Fopius arisanus and Psyttalia concolor, aiming at classical biological control. Biological Control, 132:144-151, 2019.

Dias, N.P.; Melo, M. ; Nava, D.E. . Preferência alimentar de moscas-das-frutas. Cultivar HF, 6:12, 2019.

Dias, N.P.; Nava, D.E.; Garcia, M.S.; Silva, F.F.; Valgas, R.A. Oviposition of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and its relationship with the pericarp of citrus fruits. Brazilian Journal of Biology,78:443-448, 2018.

Dias, N.P.; Zotti, M.J.; Montoya, P.; Carvalho, I.R.; Nava, D.E. Fruit fly management research: A systematic review of monitoring and control tactics in the world. Crop Protection, 112:187-200, 2018.

Dias, N.P.; Nava, D.E.; Smaniotto, G.; Garcia, M.S.; Valgas, R.A. Rearing two fruit fly pests on artificial diet with variable pH. Brazilian Journal of Biology, 109:104-110, 2018.

Dias, N.P.; Ongaratto, S.; Garcia, M.S.; Nava, D.E. Oviposition of Anastrepha fraterculus and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus fruits, and development in relation to maturity of orange fruits. Florida Entomologist, 100:468-473, 2017.

Silva, F.F.; Escovar, R.L.; Dias, N.P.; ; Bertan, L.C. . Pontos críticos em unidades armazenadoras de arroz para ocorrência de insetos. Engenharia na Agricultura, 25:223-229, 2017.

Dias, N.P.; Garcia, F.R.M. Fundamentos da técnica do inseto estéril (TIE) para o controle de moscas-das-frutas (Diptera, Tephritidae). O Biológico, 76:28-30, 2014.

Dias, N.P.; Silva, F.F. Moscas-das-frutas (Diptera: Tephritidae e Lonchaeidae) na região da Fronteira Oeste do Rio Grande do Sul. Revista de Ciências Agrárias, 57:29-34, 2014.

Dias, N.P.; Silva, F.F.; Abreu, J.A.; Pazini, J.B.; Botta, R.A. Nível de infestação de moscas-das-frutas em faixa de fronteira, no Rio Grande do Sul. Revista Ceres, 60:589-593, 2013.

Meus, N.; Pazini, J.B.; Botta, R.; Dias, N.P.; Silva, F.F. Hora de aplicar. Cultivar Grandes Culturas, 151:36-38, 2012.

Dias, N.P.; Medeiros, L.R.; Pazini, J.B.; Silva, F.F. Distribuição espacial de Procornitermes sp. (Isoptera: Termitidae) em função das propriedades físicas do solo em área de pastagem no município de São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul. Revista Brasileira de Agroecologia, 7:104-111, 2012.


Cristiano Piasecki, Ramiro Ovejero, Gilmar Junior, Luiz Bellini, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas. Control of Italian ryegrass and Alexandergrass in corn using different corn sowing date, pre- and post-emergent herbicides. Bragantia, 79:3, 2020.

Cristiano Piasecki, Ivan Carvalho, Luis Avila, Dirceu Agostinetto, and Leandro Vargas. Glyphosate and Saflufenacil: elucidating the combined action on control of glyphosate-resistant Conyza bonariensis. Agriculture, 10:236, 2020.

Joanei Cechin, Cristiano Piasecki, Daiane Benemann, Frederico Kremer, Vanessa Galli, Luciano Maia, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas. Transcriptomic analysis identifies candidate target genes involved in glyphosate-resistance mechanisms in Lolium multiflorum. Plants, 9:685, 2020.

Cristiano Piasecki, Yongil Yang, Daiane Benemann, Frederico Kremer, Vanessa Galli, Reginald Millwood, Joanei Cechin, Dirceu Agostinetto, Luciano Maia, Leandro Vargas, Neal Stewart Jr. Transcriptomic analysis identifies new non-target site glyphosate-resistance genes in Conyza bonariensis. Plants, 8:157, 2019.

Andréia Caverzan, Cristiano Piasecki, Geraldo Chavarria, Neal Stewart Jr., Leandro Vargas. Defenses against ROS in crops and weeds: the effects of interference and herbicides. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20:1-23, 2019.

Cristiano Piasecki, Ivan Carvalho, Joanei Cechin, Francisco Goulart, Luciano Maia, Dirceu Agostinetto, Andréia Caverzan, Neal Stewart Jr., Leandro Vargas. Oxidative stress and differential antioxidant enzyme activity in glyphosate-resistant and -sensitive hairy fleabane as response to glyphosate treatment. Bragantia, 78, 3, 2019.

Cristiano Piasecki, Daiane Benemann, Ivan Carvalho, Dirceu Agostinetto, Neal Stewart Jr., and Leandro Vargas. Does the glyphosate treatment interfere negatively on RNA integrity in glyphosate-resistant and -sensitive Conyza bonariensis? Planta Daninha, 37:e019217909, 2019.

Dirceu Agostinetto, Daiane Benemann, Joanei Cechin, Marcos Nohato, Ana Langaro, Cristiano Piasecki, Leandro Vargas. Gene expression related to oxidative stress induced by herbicides in rice. Agronomy Journal, 111:1-8, 2019.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi. Grain yield losses and economic threshold level of GR® F2 volunteer corn in cultivated F1 hybrid corn. Planta Daninha, 37:e019, 2019.

Cristiano Piasecki, Alcimar Mazon, Andres Monge, Jerferson Cavalcante, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas. Glyphosate applied at the early reproductive stage impairs seed production of glyphosate-resistant hairy fleabane. Planta Daninha, 37:e019196815, 2019.

Cristiano Piasecki, Alcimar Mazon, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas. Glyphosate resistance affects the physiological quality of Conyza bonariensis seeds. Planta Daninha, 37:e019213902, 2019.

Mauro Rizzardi, Cristiano Piasecki, Jurema Schons, Andréia Caverzan, Ana Langaro. Interference of volunteer corn from different origins and emergence time on soybean yield and stress metabolism. Planta Daninha, 37:e019205476, 2019.

Jonas Henckes, Joanei Cechin, Maicon Schmitz, Cristiano Piasecki, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas. Fitness cost and competitive ability of ryegrass susceptible and with multiple resistance to glyphosate, iodosulfuron-methyl, and pyroxsulam. Planta Daninha, 37:e019197532, 2019.

Maicon Schmitz, Joanei Cechin, Jonas Henckes, Cristiano Piasecki, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas. Fitness cost and competitive ability to different ploidy levels in ryegrass genotypes. Planta Daninha, 37:e019181921, 2019.

Paulo Pazdiora, Cristiano Piasecki, Keilor Dorneles, Dirceu Agostinetto, Leandro Vargas, Leandro Dallagnol. Glyphosate-resistant Conyza bonariensis is susceptible to powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera erigerontis-canadensis. Plant Disease, 103:365-368, 2018.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi, Jurema Schons, Andréia Caverzan, Geraldo Chavarria. Does the interference of GR® volunteer corn alter stress metabolism on soybean? Planta Daninha, 36:e018, 2019.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi, Dionatan Schwade, Mauricio Tres, Junior Sartori. Interference of GR® volunteer corn population and origin on soybean grain yield losses. Planta Daninha, 36:e018161420, 2018.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi. Economic threshold of volunteer corn GR® in soybean as a function of emergence time and origin of corn. Planta Daninha, 36:e018177264, 2018.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi, Jurema Schons, Andréia Caverzan, Claudia Oliveira. Interference of volunteer corn on stress metabolism and yield of dry beans. Planta Daninha, 36:e018176669, 2018.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi. Yield losses and economic threshold of GR® F2 volunteer corn in bean. Planta Daninha, 36:e018177187, 2018.

Cristiano Piasecki, Marcos Bilibio, Joanei Cechin, Maicon Schmitz, Jonas Henckes, Leandro Costa. Technical effectiveness and economic return of the glyphosate-resistant hairy fleabane management in soybean pre-emergence. Revista Brasileira de Herbicidas, 16:20-29, 2017.

Cristiano Piasecki, Marcos Bilibio, Henrique Fries, Joanei Cechin, Maicon Schmitz, Jonas Henckes, Juliano Gazola. Selectivity of associations and rates of herbicides in wheat post emergence. Revista Brasileira de Herbicidas, 16:286-295, 2017.

Cristiano Piasecki, Mauro Rizzardi. Herbicidas aplicados em pré-emergência controlam plantas individuais e touceiras de milho voluntário RR® F2 em soja? Revista Brasileira de Herbicidas, 15:323-331, 2016.


Fei Li, Cristiano Piasecki, Reginald Millwood, Ben Wolfe, Mitra Mazarei, Neal Stewart. High-throughput switchgrass phenotyping and biomass modeling by UAV. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2020.

Dias, N.P.; Júnior, W.C.O.; Guesser, W.P.; Pletsch, A.; Pozzebon, B.C.; Campos, B.D.; Barreto, C.F.; Pazini, J.B.; Frezinghelli, J.C.F.; Abreu, J.; Possani, L.; Cadore, L.S.; Paim, L.P.; Zandoná, R.R.; Dias, V.S.; Russini, A.; Pinho, R.S.C.; Ethur, L.Z. Produção de silagem: Atividade de extensão desenvolvida junto ao assentamento São Marcos, em São Borja, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil. Revista Conexão UEPG, 11:298-309, 2015.

Beutler, A.N.; Munareto, J.D.; Ramao, C.J.; Galon, L.; Dias, N.P.; Pozzebon, B.C.; Rodrigues, L.A.T.; Munareto, G.S.; Giacomeli, R.; Ramos, P.V. Propriedades físicas do solo e produtividade de arroz irrigado em diferentes sistemas de manejo. Revista Brasileira de Ciência do Solo, 36: 1601-1607, 2012.

Munareto, J.D.; Beutler, A.N.; Ramao, C.J.; Dias, N.P.; Ramos, P.V.; Pozzebon, B.C.; Alberto, C.M.; Hernandes, G.C. Propriedades físicas do solo e produtividade de arroz irrigado por inundação no sistema plantio direto. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, 45:1499-1506, 2010.