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  • Vayssières, J.F., Sinzogan, A., Adandonon, A., Van Mele, P. and Korie, S. 2013. Ovipositional behaviour of two mango fruit fly species (Diptera Tephritidae) in relation to Oecophylla cues (Hymenoptera Formicidae) as compared to natural conditions without ant cues. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 7(2), 447-456. [2013_SA2] Read article ›
  • Boa E. 2013. Local communities and edible ectomycorrhizal mushrooms. In Edible Ectomycorrhizal Mushrooms, edited by A. Zambonelli and G. M. Bonito. Berlin: Springer. Read article ›
  • Bentley, J.W., Robson, M., Sibale, B.B., Nkhulungo, E., Tembo, Y. and Munthali, F. (2012) Travelling companions: Emerging diseases of people, animals and plants along the Malawi-Mozambique border. Human Ecology 40(4), 557-569. [2012_SA2] Read article ›
  • Rodenburg, J., Both, J., Heitknig, I.M.A., Van Koppen, C.S.A., Sinsin, B., Van Mele, P. and Kiepe, P. 2012. Land Use and Biodiversity in Unprotected Landscapes: The Case of Noncultivated Plant Use and Management by Rural Communities in Benin and Togo. Society and Natural Resources 25(12), 1221-1240. [2012_SA1] Read article ›
  • Seguni, Z.S.K., Way, M.J. and Van Mele, P. 2011.The effect of ground vegetation management on competition between the ants Oecophylla longinoda and Pheidole megacephala and implications for conservation biological control. Crop Protection, 30(6), 713-717. Read article ›
  • Bentley, J.W., Boa, E.R., Kelly, P., Harun-Ar-Rashid, M., Rahman, A.K.M., Kabeere F and Herbas, J. 2009. Ethnopathology: Local knowledge of plant health problems in Bangladesh, Uganda and Bolivia. Plant Pathology 58(4), 773-781. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Cuc, N.T.T., Seguni, Z., Camara, K. And Offenberg, J. 2009. Multiple sources of local knowledge: A global review of ways to reduce nuisance from the beneficial weaver ant Oecophylla. International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, 8, 5/6, 484-504. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Vayssières, J.F., Adandonon, A. and Sinzogan, A. 2009. Ant cues affect the oviposition behaviour of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Africa. Physiological Entomology, 34, 256-261. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Camara, K. and Vayssières, J.F. 2009. Thieves, bats and fruit flies: Local ecological knowledge on the weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda in relation to three 'invisible' intruders in orchards in Guinea. International Journal of Pest Management, 55(1), 57-61. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. 2008. Biological control with the weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda in Africa: A review of research and development efforts to link farmers to organic markets. Outlooks on Pest Management, 19(4), 180-183. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. 2008. The importance of ecological and socio-technological literacy in R&D priority setting: the case of a fruit innovation system in Guinea, West Africa. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 6(3), 183-194. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. (ed.) 2008. Discovery Learning: A Manual to Promote Better Pest Management in Tree Crops in Africa. French version. Africa Rice Center (WARDA) and Conservation, Food and Health Foundation. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. 2008. A historical review of research on the weaver ant Oecophylla in biological control. Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 10(1), 13-22. Read article ›
  • Sinzogan, A., Van Mele, P. and Vayssières, J.F. 2008. Implications of on-farm research for local knowledge related to fruit flies and the weaver ant Oecophylla longinoda. International Journal of Pest Management, 54(3), 241-246. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Vayssières, J.F., van Tellingen, E. and Vrolijks, J. 2007. Effects of an African weaver ant, Oecophylla longinoda, in controlling mango fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Benin. Journal of Economic Entomology, 100(3), 695-701. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. and Vayssières, J.F. 2007. Weaver ants help farmers to capture organic markets. Pesticide News, 75, 9-11. Read article ›
  • de-Román M, Boa E. 2006. The marketing of Lactarius deliciosus in Spain. Economic Botany 60: 284-290. Read article ›
  • de-Román M, Boa E, Woodward S. 2006. Wild gathered fungi for health and rural livelihoods. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 65 (2): 190-197. Read article ›
  • Bentley, J.W., Webb, M., Nina, S., and Pérez, S. 2005 Even useful weeds are pests: Ethnobotany in the Bolivian Andes. International Journal of Pest Management 51(3), 189-207. Read article ›
  • Bentley, J.W., Boa, E., and Stonehouse, J., 2004 Neighbor trees: Shade, intercropping, and cacao in Ecuador. Human Ecology 32(2), 241-270. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. and Chien, H.V. 2004. Farmers, biodiversity and plant protection: developing a learning environment for sustainable tree cropping systems. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 2(1), 67-76. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. and Baker, P. 2003. Product Advisory Sheet for Coffee. General guidelines to reduce pest, diseases and weeds in coffee using Good Agricultural Practices according to Fair Trade standards and Co-op Code of Practice. CABI, UK, 12 pp.
  • Bentley, J., Boa, E., Van Mele, P. and Vos, J. 2003. Discovery through Diagnosis. A Manual of Practical Exercises and Pest Data Sheets to Promote Better Pest Management. Experiences from a Pilot Project in Bolivia. CABI Bioscience, pp. 36 (English and Spanish). Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., McGillivray, L., Brunt, J., Crowson, H. and Vos, J. 2002. Discovery Learning Manual for Cabbage Pest Management. CAB International, Wallingford, pp. 288. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. and van Lenteren, J. 2002. Habitat manipulation for improved control of citrus leafminer and mite pests in a mixed orchard-ricefield landscape, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 88 (1), 35-48. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Hai, T.V., Thas, O. and van Huis, A. 2002. Influence of pesticide information sources on citrus farmers' knowledge, perception and practices in pest management, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. International Journal of Pest Management, 48 (2), 169-177. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Cuc, N.T.T. and van Huis, A. 2002. Direct and indirect influences of weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina husbandry on citrus farmers' pest perceptions and management practices. International Journal of Pest Management, 48 (3), 225-232. Read article ›
  • Boa, E. and Bentley, J.W. 2001. Guía Práctica de Plagas y Enfermedades de Arboles Agrícolas en Bolivia. Egham, UK: CABI. 28 pp. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Cuc, N.T.T. and van Huis, A. 2001. Farmers' knowledge, perceptions and practices in mango pest management in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. International Journal of Pest Management, 47(1), p. 7-16. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. and Cuc, N.T.T. 2001. Farmers' perceptions and practices in use of Dolichoderus thoracicus (Smith) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for biological control of pests of sapodilla. Biological Control, 20(1), p. 23-29. Read article ›
  • Bentley, J. and Baker, P.S. 2000. The Colombian coffee growers' federation: organised, successful smallholder farmers for 70 years. Agricultural Research & Extension Network Paper 100, pp 9.
  • Van Mele, P. and Cuc, N.T.T. 2000. Evolution and status of Oecophylla smaragdina as a pest control agent in citrus in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. International Journal of Pest Management, 46(4), p. 295-301. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. 2000. Evaluating farmers' knowledge, perceptions and practices: a case study of pest management by fruit farmers in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. PhD thesis, Wageningen University, the Netherlands, pp. 225. ISBN 90-5808-267-9.
  • Van Mele, P. 1999. Living fences around orchards in southern Viet Nam. Non-Wood-News, FAO, Rome, Italy, p. 48-49. Read article ›
  • Bentley, J.W. and Thiele G. 1999. Bibliography: Farmer knowledge and management of crop disease. Agriculture and Human Values 16(1), 75-81. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. 1998. Alternative Uses of Rice By-Products in Vietnam. Humus News, 14(1), p. 2-3. Read article ›
  • Padulosi, S., Caruso, T., Barone, E., Van Mele, P. and Kaska, N. 1998. IPGRI'S Initiatives for the Promotion of Better Conservation and Use of Pistacia Genetic Resources. In: Ferguson, L. (ed.) Proceedings of the second international symposium on pistachios and almonds, Davis, California, USA, 24-29 August 1997. Acta Horticulturae, 470, p. 138-142. Read article ›
  • IPGRI. 1997. Descriptors list for pistachio (Pistacia vera L.). International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy, 51 pp. (Principal authors: Barone, E., Van Mele, P. and Padulosi, S.). Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P. 1997. Utilization of Coconut Coir Dust Mulch in the Tropics. Humus News, 13(1), p. 3-4. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Van Damme, V., Scheldeman, X., Meylemans, B. and Van Damme, P. 1996. Effect of Management Practices on the Occurrence of Echinochloa spp. in Dry and Intermediate Zone Rice Fields of Sri Lanka. Mededelingen van de Faculteit van de Landbouwwetenschappen Ghent University, 61(3b), p.1115-1121.
  • Van Mele, P., Meylemans, B. and Van Damme, P. 1996. Floristic Composition and Relative Abundance of Rice Weeds in the Dry and Intermediate Zones of Sri Lanka. Xth International Symposium on the Biology of Weeds, September 11-13, 1996, Dijon, France, p. 291-298.
  • Van Mele, P., Dekens, E. and H.A.J. Gunathilake. 1996. Effect of Coir Dust Mulching on Weed Incidence in a Pineapple Intercrop under Coconut in Sri Lanka. Mededelingen van de Faculteit van de Landbouwwetenschappen Ghent University, 61(3b), p.1175-1180.
  • Van Mele, P., Anthonysamy, S., Symoens, C. and Beeckman, H. 1994. Feeding Time and Botanical Composition of Diets Selected by Indigenous Goats on Native Pastures in Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, 17(3), p. 229-237. Read article ›
  • Van Mele, P., Van Damme, P. and Berner, D.C. 1992. A New Technique to Test Germination Response of Striga-seed Using Host Plant Roots. Mededelingen van de Faculteit van de Landbouwwetenschappen Ghent University, 53(3b), p. 993-999.
  • Bentley, JW. 1991. ¿Qué es hielo? Percepciones de los campesinos hondureños sobre enfermedades del frijol y otros cultivos." Interciencia 16(3), 131-137. Read article ›