Presentations

Oral presentations

  • de la Peña, E. (2016). Glandular trichomes in tomato: implications in the biological control of aphids using parasitoids. Aphidiophaga 13, Freising, Germany.
  • de la Peña, E. (2016). Production of subtropical crops in southern Spain: exploiting possibilities for EU-AU partnerships. ICIPE, Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • de la Peña, E. Induced plant defences mediated by trichomes in tomato (2015). Workshop CAM (Cost Fa1405): from molecules to modeling. Univerity of Torino, Italy.
  • de la Peña, E. (2015). Plant-soil interactions: mechanisms and implications in the management of agroecosystems. CSIC- Estación Biológica de Doñana, Sevilla, Spain.
  • de la Peña, E. (2014). Local adaptation of aphids to grasses mediated by the soil community. Evolution 2014. Raleigh, North Caroline, USA.
  • de la Peña, E. (2012) Local adaptation of aphid populations to their host plants by mediation of the mycorrhizal community. Workshop: Plant-Microbe-Insect-Interactions: from molecular mechanisms to ecological implications. International University of Andalusia-James Hutton Institute (Scotland) Workshop. Baeza, Spain. (Invited Speaker).
  • de la Peña, E. (2012) Local adaptation of insect herbivores to grasses by mediation of the soil community. Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Portland, USA. (Invited Speaker).
  • de la Peña, E., Baeten, L., Verheyen, K. (2012) Nematode community as indicator of diversity changes in natural and restored temperate forests. 2nd International Symposium on Nematodes as Environmental Indicators. Association of Applied Biologists (UK) – Ghent University, Belgium.
  • de la Peña, E. (2012) Out of sight, out of mind, the role of soil biotic interactions in restoration ecology. Université Catholique de Louvain, Biodiversity Research Center seminar Series. Louvain, Belgium. (Invited Speaker).
  • de la Peña, E. (2011) Multitrophic interactions in coastal dunes: from community ecology to evolution. James Hutton Institute, Dundee, UK. (Invited speaker).
  • de la Peña, E. (2011) Microbial mediated changes in flowering phenology and plant defense: implications for plant-pollinator and plant-aphid interactions. European Science Foundation (ESF) Workshop, Wageningen, The Netherlands. (Invited speaker).
  • de la Peña, E. (2010) Modeling approaches to combine below-aboveground biotic interactions, species dispersal and landscape structure. Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Pittsburgh, USA. (Invited Speaker).
  • Vandegehuchte, M., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2010) Contrasting covariation of above- and belowground invertebrate species across plant genotypes. Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Pittsburgh, USA.
  • Vandegehuchte, M., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2010) Differential covariation of above- and belowground invertebrate species across genotypes of the dune grass Ammophila arenaria. Meeting of the Dutch Society of Ecology, Lunteren, The Netherlands.
  • de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2010) Effect of soil conditions on plant-pollinator interactions in natural and restored heathlands. Meeting of the Dutch Society of Ecology, Lunteren, the Netherlands.
  • de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2010) Out of sight, out of mind: The role of soil biotic interactions on aboveground ecological processes. Seminar organized by the Terrestrial Ecology Group, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany. (Invited speaker).
  • Vandegehuchte, M.L. de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2009) Interactions between above- and belowground invertebrate fauna associated with Ammophila arenaria in dynamic coastal dunes. VLIZ Young Scientists’, Oostende, Belgium.
  • De Roissart, A., Van Oyen, L., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2009) Belowground biota affect dispersal decisions of aboveground living herbivores. Organisms on the move: On the ecology and evolution of dispersal. 4th meeting of the International Dispersal workgroup. Ghent University, Belgium.
  • de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2009) Modeling approaches to combine below-aboveground biotic interactions, species dispersal and landscape structure. Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico USA.
  • Steel, H., de la Peña, E., Scholaert, A., Boshoff, L., Borgonie, g., Bert, W. (2009) Nematode community as potential indicator of compost maturity and quality. Multitrophic Interaction Symposium, IOBC. Uppsala, Sweden.
  • Vandegehuchte, M., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2008) Factors affecting the assembly of above- and belowground communities of Marram vegetations. European Congress of Ecology, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Wesemael, W., de la Peña, E., Maurice, M., Perry, R.N. (2008) Similarities and differences in nematode problems and management strategies as revealed by a world-wide questionnaire. 5th International congress of Nematology. Brisbane, Australia.
  • Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., de la Peña, E., Moens, M., Freitas, H. (2006) Insights into the control of root-feeding nematodes by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. 5th International Conference on Mycorrhiza. Granada, Spain.
  • de la Peña, E., Moens, M. (2006) Multitrophic interactions in coastal dunes. 18th NSSA symposium. Port Elisabeth, South Africa.
  • de la Peña, E., Moens, M. (2006) Diversity and distribution of root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.) in coastal dunes. 28th International Symposium of the European Society of Nematology. Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
  • de la Peña, E., Moens, M. (2005) Ecology of root-lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.) associated to Ammophila arenaria L. (Link). Meeting of the Association of Applied Biologists Linnean Society, London, UK.
  • de la Peña, E., Moens, M. (2005) Regulation of migratory endoparasitic nematodes: Bottom-up vs. plant mutualists. IOBC meeting on multitrophic interactions, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Posters

  • de la Peña, E. (2013) Local adaptation of aphid populations to their host plants by mediation of the mycorrhizal community. Gordon Research Conference on Plant-Herbivore Interactions. Ventura Beach, USA.
  • Vandenbossche, B., Vandegehuchte, M., Bert, W., Bonte, D., de la Peña E. (2010) Plant genotype affects abundance of plant-parasitic nematodes and aphids on the dune grass Ammophila arenaria. 30th meeting of the European Society of Nematology, Wien, Austria.
  • Vandegehuchte, M.L., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2009) Relative importance of biotic and abiotic soil components in their effect on plant growth and insect herbivore population dynamics. PhD Symposium, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
  • de la Peña, E., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Roiloa, S., Bonte, D. (2008) Plant-soil feedbacks in Carpobrotus edulis: new insights on the mechanisms of invasion. European Congress of Ecology, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Steel, H., Bert W., de la Peña, E., Fonderie, P., Willkens, K., Borgonie, G. (2008) Nematode succession during controlled microbial composting. 5th International congress of Nematology. Brisbane, Australia.
  • de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2008) Plant mediated linkages between belowground and pollinators. International Symposium on the evolutionary ecology of plant-animal interactions: From genes to community, Mallorca, Spain.
  • Vandegehuchte, M., Bonte, D., de la Peña, E., Maelfait, J.P. (2008) Importance of belowground plant features in explaining aboveground distribution patterns. International Symposium on the evolutionary ecology of plant-animal interactions: From genes to community, Mallorca, Spain.
  • de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2008) Plant mediated linkages between belowground and aboveground biotic interactions. Multitrophic Interactions Symposium, Goettingen, Germany.
  • Vandegehuchte, M., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D. (2008) Importance of belowground plant features in explaining aboveground herbivore distribution patterns. Multitrophic Interactions Symposium, Goettingen, Germany.
  • Bonte, D., Bossuyt, B., de la Peña, E., Vandegehuchte, M. (2008) How small herbivores induce wind dispersal. The evolutionary ecology of plant-animal interactions: From genes to communities. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
  • de la Peña, E., Vandegehuchte, M., Bonte, D. (2007) Specificity of plant-parasitic nematodes towards grasses in coastal dunes. Benelux Congress of Zoology, Amsterdam, the Nederlands.
  • Viaene, N., Karssen, G., de la Peña, E. (2007) Root-knot nematodes in turfgrass in Belgium. Internacional Crop Protection Symposium, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Múnera, G., Bert, W., Decraemer, W., de la Peña, E., Moens, M. (2006) Molecular characterization of Radopholus spp. from Colombia. 28th International Symposium of the European Society of Nematology. Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
  • Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., de la Peña, E., Freitas, H., Moens,M. (2005) Underground relationships between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and endoparasitic nematodes in coastal sand dunes. IOBC Meeting on multitrophic interactions, Wageningen, the Nederlands.
  • de la Peña, E., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S. Freitas, H., Moens, M. (2004) Belowground interactions in natural systems: Control of the endoparasitic nematode Pratylenchus penetrans by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in Ammophila arenaria. Association of Applied Biologists Meeting, Oxford, UK.
  • de la Peña, E., Moens, M. (2004) Endoparasitic nematodes of the grass Ammophila arenaria: Pratylenchus spp. in coastal dunes of Western Europe. Association of Applied Biologists Meeting, Oxford, UK.
  • de la Peña, E., Karssen, G. and Moens, M. (2004) Pratylenchus spp. associated with Ammophila arenaria L. in coastal dunes: Morphological and molecular characterisation. International Symposium of the European Society of Nematology. Roma, Italia.