Publications

Research Articles

  • de la Peña, Eduardo. Roots and herbivores: what do we know about belowground herbivory?. In preparation.
  • Recour, Ruben, Van Moorleghem, Charlotte, de la Peña, Eduardo. Molecular, morphological and ecological characterization of parasitoids and hyperparasitoids of the aphid Schizaphis rufula. In preparation.
  • Lehouck, V., Debode, J., Watteyn, C., Lens, L., de la Peña, Eduardo. Soil pathogens and forest fragment size determine the occurrence of the tropical tree Xymalos monospora in an Afro-Montane hot-spot of biodiversity. In preparation.
  • de la Peña, Eduardo. Historical causes, implementation and impact of agricultural research programmes for subtropical agriculture in the province of Malaga, Andalusia, south Spain. In review.
  • De Groote, Stefanie, van Schrojenstein Lantman, I., Sercu, B., Dekeukeleire, D., Boonyarittichaikij, R., Keely Smith, H., De Beelde, R., Ceunen, K., Vantieghem, P., Matheve, H., De Neve, L., Vanhellemont, M., Baeten,L., de la Peña, E., Bonte, D., Martel, A., Verheyen, K., Lens, L. Tree species identity outweighs the effects of tree species diversity and forest fragmentation on understorey diversity and composition. Plant Ecology and Evolution. in press.
  • Fernández-Ortuño, D., Pérez-García, A., Chamorro, M., de la Peña, E., de Vicente, A., Torés, JA. Resistance to the SDHI fungicides boscalid, fluopyram, fluxapyroxad, and penthiopyrad in Botrytis cinerea from commercial strawberry fields in Spain. Plant Disease, in press.
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Lander Baeten, Hanne Steel, Nicole Viaene, Nancy De Sutter, An de Schrijver, Kris Verheyen. Beyond plant-soil feedbacks: mechanisms driving plant community shifts due to land-use legacies in post-agricultural forests. Functional Ecology, in press.
  • Van Moorleghem, Charlotte, Eduardo de la Pena. 2016. Aphid herbivory as a potential driver of primary succession in coastal dunes. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 10:89-100.PDF
  • Rodríguez-Echeverría, Susana, Sergio Roiloa, Eduardo de la Peña, Joao A Crisóstomo, Cristina Nabais. 2015. Transplanting native woody legumes: a suitable option for the revegetation of coastal dunes. Ecological Research, 30:49-55.
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Dries Bonte. Above- and belowground herbivory jointly impact defence and seed dispersal traits in Taraxacum officinale. 2014. Ecology and Evolution, 4 (16):3309–3319.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Viki Vandomme, Enric Frago. 2014. Facultative endosymbionts of aphid populations from coastal dunes of the North Sea. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 144:41-50. PDF
  • Maes, Sybryn, Pieter De Frenne, Jörg Brunet, Olivier Chabrerie, Sara A. Cousins, Guillaume Decocq, Eduardo de la Peña, Martin Diekmann, Robert Gruwez, Martin Hermy, An De Schrijver, Annette Kolb, Kris Verheyen. 2014. Effects of enhanced nitrogen inputs and climate warming on a forest understory plant along a latitudinal gradient. Plant Ecology, 215:899–910.PDF
  • De Roissart, Annelies, Eduardo de la Pena, Lien Van Oyen, Thomas Van Leeuwen, Daniel Ballhorn, Dries Bonte. 2013. The Presence of Root-Feeding Nematodes- not AMF- Affects an Herbivore Dispersal Strategy. Acta Oecologica- International Journal of Ecology. 52: 38-44.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Helena Van De Velde, Luc Lens, and Dries Bonte. 2012. Soil Conditions in Natural, Declining and Restored Heathlands Influence Plant-pollinator Interactions of Calluna Vulgaris. Restoration Ecology 20 (5): 603–611.PDF
  • Bonte, Dries, Peter Breyne, Rein Brys, Eduardo de la Pena, Bram D’hondt, Céline Ghyselen, Martijn L Vandegehuchte, and Maurice Hoffmann. 2012. Landscape Dynamics Determine the Small-scale Genetic Structure of an Endangered Dune Slack Plant Species. Journal of Coastal Research 28 (4): 780–786.PDF
  • Vandegehuchte, Martijn, Eduardo de la Pena, Peter Breyne, and Dries Bonte. 2012. Non-local Genotypes of a Resident Grass Species Reduce Invertebrate Species Richness. Insect Conservation and Diversity 5 (6): 453–460.PDF
  • Vandegehuchte, Martijn, Eduardo de la Pena, and Dries Bonte. 2011. Contrasting Covariation of Above- and Belowground Invertebrate Species Across Plant Genotypes. Journal of Animal Ecology 80 (1): 148–158. PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Bram D’hondt, and Dries Bonte. 2011. Landscape Structure, Dispersal and the Evolution of Antagonistic Plant-herbivore Interactions. Ecography 34 (3): 480–487.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, and Dries Bonte. 2011. Soil Biota Effects on Clonal Growth and Flowering in the Forest Herb Stachys Sylvatica. Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology 37 (2): 110–116.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Martijn Vandegehuchte, Dries Bonte, and Maurice Moens. 2011. Nematodes Surfing the Waves : Long-distance Dispersal of Soil-borne Microfauna via Sea Swept Rhizomes. Oikos 120 (11): 1649–1656.PDF
  • Vandegehuchte, Martijn, Eduardo de la Pena, and Dries Bonte. 2010. Relative Importance of Biotic and Abiotic Soil Components to Plant Growth and Insect Herbivore Population Dynamics. Plos One 5 (9).PDF
  • Vandegehuchte, Martijn, Eduardo de la Pena, and Dries Bonte. 2010. Aphids on Ammophila Arenaria in Belgium : First Reports, Phenology and Host Range Expansion. Belgian Journal of Zoology 140 (1): 77–79.PDF
  • Bonte, Dries, Annelies De Roissart, Martijn Vandegehuchte, Daniel J Ballhorn, Thomas Van Leeuwen, and Eduardo de la Pena. 2010. Local Adaptation of Aboveground Herbivores Towards Plant Phenotypes Induced by Soil Biota. Plos One 5 (6).PDF
  • Steel, Hanne, Eduardo de la Pena, Pamela Fonderie, Koen Willekens, Gaetan Borgonie, and Wim Bert. 2010. Nematode Succession During Composting and the Potential of the Nematode Community as an Indicator of Compost Maturity. Pedobiologia 53 (3): 181–190.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Nikki De Clercq, Dries Bonte, Sergio Roiloa, Susana Rodriguez-Echeverria, and Helena Freitas. 2010. Plant-soil Feedback as a Mechanism of Invasion by Carpobrotus Edulis. Biological Invasions 12 (10): 3637–3648.PDF
  • Múnera Uribe, Gladis Emilia, Wim Bert, Andy Vierstraete, Eduardo de la Pena, Maurice Moens, and Wilfrida Decraemer. 2010. Burrowing Nematodes from Colombia and Their Relationship with Radopholus Similis Populations, R. Arabocoffeae and R. Duriophilus. Nematology 12 (4): 619–629.
  • Vandegehuchte, Martijn, Eduardo de la Pena, and Dries Bonte. 2010. Interactions Between Root and Shoot Herbivores of Ammophila Arenaria in the Laboratory Do Not Translate into Correlated Abundances in the Field. Oikos 119 (6): 1011–1019.PDF
  • Steel, Hanne, Eduardo de la Pena, Pamela Fonderie, Koen Willekens, Gaetan Borgonie, and Wim Bert. 2009. Nematode Community as Potential Indicator of Compost Maturity and Quality. In Doctoraatssymposium Faculteit Wetenschappen UGent, Abstracts.
  • Steel, Hanne, Eduardo de la Pena, Pamela Fonderie, Koen Willekens, Gaetan Borgonie, and Wim Bert. 2009. Nematode Community as Potential Indicator of Compost Maturity and Quality. In Crop Protection, 61st International Symposium, Abstracts.
  • Rodríguez-Echeverría, Susana, and Eduardo de la Pena. 2009. Interacciones Planta-suelo. Ecosistemas.PDF
  • Rodríguez-Echeverría, Susana, Eduardo de la Pena, Maurice Moens, Helena Freitas, and Win H Van der Putten. 2009. Can Root-feeders Alter the Composition of AMF Communities? : Experimental Evidence from the Dune Grass Ammophila Arenaria. Basic and Applied Ecology 10 (2): 131–140.
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Dries Bonte, and Maurice Moens. 2009. Evidence of Population Differentiation in the Dune Grass Ammophila Arenaria and Its Associated Root-feeding Nematodes. Plant and Soil 324 (1-2): 307–316.PDF
  • Trinh, Phap Q, Eduardo de la Pena, Chau N Nguyen, Hoa X Nguyen, and Maurice Moens. 2009. Plant-parasitic Nematodes Associated with Coffee in Vietnam. Russian Journal of Nematology 17 (1): 73–82.
  • Bonte, Dries, and Eduardo de la Pena. 2009. Evolution of Body Condition-dependent Dispersal in Metapopulations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22 (6): 1242–1251.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo. 2009. Efectos De La Biota Edáfica En Las Interacciones Planta-insecto a Nivel Foliar. Ecosistemas 18 (2): 64–78.
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Martijn Vandegehuchte, Dries Bonte, and Maurice Moens. 2008. Analysis of the Specificity of Three Root-feeders Towards Grasses in Coastal Dunes. Plant and Soil 310 (1-2): 113–120.PDF
  • Decraemer, Wilfrida, Milan Radivojević, and Eduardo de la Pena. 2008. Trichodoridae (Nematoda: Triplonchida) from the Tara National Park, Serbia, and Proposal of Trichodorus Pseudobursatus n. sp. Nematology 10 (3): 405–431.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Gerrit Karssen, and Maurice Moens. 2007. Distribution and Diversity of Root-lesion Nematodes (Pratylenchus Spp.) Associated with Ammophila Arenaria in Coastal Dunes of Western Europe. Nematology 9 (6): 881–901.
  • Hol, WH Gera, Eduardo de la Pena, Maurice Moens, and Roger Cook. 2007. Interaction Between a Fungal Endophyte and Root Herbivores of Ammophila Arenaria. Basic and Applied Ecology 8 (6): 500–509.PDF
  • Viaene, Nicole, Tina Mahieu, and Eduardo de la Pena. 2007. Distribution of Meloidogyne Chitwoodi in Potato Tubers and Comparison of Extraction Methods. Nematology 9 (1): 143–150.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Susana Rodríguez Echeverría, Wim H Van Der Putten, Helena Freitas, and Maurice Moens. 2006. Mechanism of Control of Root-feeding Nematodes by Mycorrhizal Fungi in the Dune Grass Ammophila Arenaria. New Phytologist 169 (4): 829–840.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Maurice Moens, Adriaan van Aelst, and Gerrit Karssen. 2006. Description of Pratylenchus Dunensis Sp. N. (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae), a Root-lesion Nematode Associated with the Dune Grass Ammophila Arenaria (L.) Link. Nematology 8 (1): 79–88.PDF
  • van der Putten, WH, R Cook, S Costa, KG Davies, M Fargette, H Freitas, WHG Hol, et al. 2006. Nematode Interactions in Nature: Models for Sustainable Control of Nematode Pests of Crop Plants? Ed. DL Sparks. Advances in Agronomy 89: 227–260.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Gerrit Karssen, and Maurice Moens. 2005. Distribution and Diversity of Root-lesion Nematodes in Coastal Dunes of Western Europe. In Russian Journal of Nematology. Vol. 13.
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, Sergei Spiridonov, and Maurice Moens. 2005. Enomopathogenic Nematodes in the Sand Dunes of Het Zwin (Belgium). In Russian Journal of Nematology. Vol. 13.

Book chapters

  • Jacob Willie, Eduardo de la Pena, Nikki Tagg, Luc Lens. 2013. Effects of Abiotic Factors on the Herbaceous Plant Community Structure: A Case Study in Southeast Cameroon. In: Herbaceous Plants: Cultivation Methods, Grazing and Environmental Impacts. Ed. Florian Wallner. Nova Publishers, Botanical Research and Practices Series. ISBN: 978-1-62618-729-0.PDF
  • de la Pena, Eduardo, and Dries Bonte. 2010. Soil-dependent Growth Strategy of Invasive Plants: Empirical Evidence and Model Predictions Using Carpobrotus Edulis as Target Species. In Science Facing Aliens: Meeting on Invasive Alien Species, ed. Hendrik Segers and Etienne Branquart, 23–26. Brussels, Belgium: Belgian Biodiversity Platform.PDF