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74 publications listed for Alberto Alma:

Elena Gonella, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Elena Crotti, and Alberto Alma
Multiple guests in a single host: interactions across symbiotic and phytopathogenic bacteria in phloem-feeding vectors – a review
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 167 (3), 171-185 (2019)

Chiara Ferracini, Ester Ferrari, Marianna Pontini, Matteo A. Saladini, and Alberto Alma
Effectiveness of Torymus sinensis: a successful long-term control of the Asian chestnut gall wasp in Italy
Journal of Pest Science 92 (1), 353-359 (2019)

A. Alma, F. Lessio, E. Gonella, L. Picciau, M. Mandrioli, and F. Tota
New insights in phytoplasma-vector interaction: acquisition and inoculation of flavescence dorée phytoplasma by Scaphoideus titanus adults in a short window of time
Annals of Applied Biology 173 (1), 55-62 (2018)

Elena Gonella, Elena Crotti, Mauro Mandrioli, Daniele Daffonchio, and Alberto Alma
Asaia symbionts interfere with infection by Flavescence dorée phytoplasma in leafhoppers
Journal of Pest Science 91 (3), 1033-1046 (2018)

Luca Picciau, Chiara Ferracini, and Alberto Alma
Reproductive traits in Torymus sinensis, biocontrol agent of the Asian chestnut gall wasp: implications for biological control success
Bulletin of Insectology 70 (1), 49-55 (2017)

Violetta Vacchini, Elena Gonella, Elena Crotti, Erica M. Prosdocimi, Fabio Mazzetto, Bessem Chouaia, Matteo Callegari, Francesca Mapelli, Mauro Mandrioli, Alberto Alma, and Daniele Daffonchio
Bacterial diversity shift determined by different diets in the gut of the spotted wing fly Drosophila suzukii is primarily reflected on acetic acid bacteria
Environmental Microbiology Reports 9 (2), 91-103 (2017)

Chiara Ferracini, Ester Ferrari, Marianna Pontini, Lindsay Karen Hernández Nova, Matteo A. Saladini, and Alberto Alma
Post-release evaluation of non-target effects of Torymus sinensis, the biological control agent of Dryocosmus kuriphilus in Italy
BioControl 62 (4), 445-456 (2017)

Fabio Mazzetto, Elena Gonella, Elena Crotti, Violetta Vacchini, Michail Syrpas, Marianna Pontini, Sven Mangelinckx, Daniele Daffonchio, and Alberto Alma
Olfactory attraction of Drosophila suzukii by symbiotic acetic acid bacteria
Journal of Pest Science 89 (3), 783-792 (2016)

Federico Lessio, Luca Picciau, Elena Gonella, Mauro Mandrioli, Federica Tota, and Alberto Alma
The mosaic leafhopper Orientus ishidae: host plants, spatial distribution, infectivity, and transmission of 16SrV phytoplasmas to vines
Bulletin of Insectology 69 (2), 277-289 (2016)

Sandro Bertolino, Laura Asteggiano, Matteo A. Saladini, Luca Giordani, Graziano Vittone, and Alberto Alma
Environmental factors and agronomic practices associated with Savi’s pine vole abundance in Italian apple orchards
Journal of Pest Science 88 (1), 135-142 (2015)

Chiara Ferracini, Elena Gonella, Ester Ferrari, Matteo Alessandro Saladini, Luca Picciau, Federica Tota, Marianna Pontini, and Alberto Alma
Novel insight in the life cycle of Torymus sinensis, biocontrol agent of the chestnut gall wasp
BioControl 60 (2), 169-177 (2015)

Santolo Francati, Alberto Alma, Chiara Ferracini, Aldo Pollini, and Maria Luisa Dindo
Indigenous parasitoids associated with Dryocosmus kuriphilus in a chestnut production area of Emilia Romagna (Italy)
Bulletin of Insectology 68 (1), 127-134 (2015)

Fabio Mazzetto, Elena Gonella, and Alberto Alma
Wolbachia infection affects female fecundity in Drosophila suzukii
Bulletin of Insectology 68 (1), 153-157 (2015)

Chiara Ferracini, Ester Ferrari, Matteo Alessandro Saladini, Marianna Pontini, Marida Corradetti, and Alberto Alma
Non-target host risk assessment for the parasitoid Torymus sinensis
BioControl 60 (5), 583-594 (2015)

F. Lessio, F. Tota, and A. Alma
Tracking the dispersion of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) from wild to cultivated grapevine: use of a novel mark-capture technique
Bulletin of Entomological Research 104 (4), 432-443 (2014)

Y. Abou-Jawdah, A. Abdel Sater, M. Jawhari, H. Sobh, H. Abdul-Nour, P.A. Bianco, M. Molino Lova, and A. Alma
Asymmetrasca decedens (Cicadellidae, Typhlocybinae), a natural vector of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium’
Annals of Applied Biology 165 (3), 395-403 (2014)

Simone Falzoi, Federico Lessio, Federico Spanna, and Alberto Alma
Influence of temperature on the embryonic and post-embryonic development of Scaphoideus titanus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), vector of grapevine Flavescence dorée
International Journal of Pest Management 60 (4), 246-257 (2014)

N.M. Salem, F. Quaglino, A. Abdeen, P. Casati, D. Bulgari, A. Alma, and P.A. Bianco
First report of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' strains associated with grapevine bois noir in Jordan
Plant Disease 97 (11), p. 1505 (2013)

Maria Luisa Dindo, Santolo Francati, Elisa Marchetti, Chiara Ferracini, Ambra Quacchia, and Alberto Alma
Acceptance and suitability of Cacyreus marshalli (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) as host for three indigenous parasitoids
Biocontrol Science and Technology 23 (11), 1342-1348 (2013)

Lucia Zappalà, Antonio Biondi, Alberto Alma, Ibrahim J. Al-Jboory, Judit Arnò, Ahmet Bayram, Anaïs Chailleux, Ashraf El-Arnaouty, Dan Gerling, Yamina Guenaoui, Liora Shaltiel-Harpaz, Gaetano Siscaro, Menelaos Stavrinides et al.
Natural enemies of the South American moth, Tuta absoluta, in Europe, North Africa and Middle East, and their potential use in pest control strategies
Journal of Pest Science 86 (4), 635-647 (2013)

Caterina Camerota, Noura Raddadi, Alan Pizzinat, Elena Gonella, Elena Crotti, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Netta Mozes-Daube, Ibolya Ember, Zoltan Acs, Maria Kolber, Einat Zchori-Fein, Daniele Daffonchio, and Alberto Alma
Incidence of 'Candidatus Liberibacter europaeus' and phytoplasmas in Cacopsylla species (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and their host/shelter plants
Phytoparasitica 40 (3), 213-221 (2012)

Chiara Ferracini, Barbara Letizia Ingegno, Paolo Navone, Ester Ferrari, Marco Mosti, Luciana Tavella, and Alberto Alma
Adaptation of indigenous larval parasitoids to Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Italy
Journal of Economic Entomology 105 (4), 1311-1319 (2012)

Noura Raddadi, Elena Gonella, Caterina Camerota, Alan Pizzinat, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Elena Crotti, Mauro Mandrioli, Piero Attilio Bianco, Daniele Daffonchio, and Alberto Alma
'Candidatus Liberibacter europaeus' sp. nov. that is associated with and transmitted by the psyllid Cacopsylla pyri apparently behaves as an endophyte rather than a pathogen
Environmental Microbiology 13 (2), 414-426 (2011)

Irene Ricci, Claudia Damiani, Patrizia Scuppa, Michela Mosca, Elena Crotti, Paolo Rossi, Aurora Rizzi, Aida Capone, Elena Gonella, Patrizia Ballarini, Bessem Chouaia, N' fale Sagnon, Fulvio Esposito, Alberto Alma, Mauro Mandrioli et al.
The yeast Wickerhamomyces anomalus (Pichia anomala) inhabits the midgut and reproductive system of the Asian malaria vector Anopheles stephensi
Environmental Microbiology 13 (4), 911-921 (2011)

Federico Lessio, Enrico Borgogno Mondino, and Alberto Alma
Spatial patterns of Scaphoideus titanus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): a geostatistical and neural network approach
International Journal of Pest Management 57 (3), 205-216 (2011)

Melanie Gibbs, Karsten Schönrogge, Alberto Alma, George Melika, Ambra Quacchia, Graham N. Stone, and Alexandre Aebi
Torymus sinensis: a viable management option for the biological control of Dryocosmus kuriphilus in Europe?
BioControl 56 (4), 527-538 (2011)

Valeria Longone, Flor González, Alan Zamorano, Ana Maria Pino, Jaime Araya, Verónica Díaz, Samanta Paltrinieri, Alberto Calari, Assunta Bertaccini, Luca Picciau, Alberto Alma, and Nicola Fiore
Epidemiological aspects of phytoplasmas in Chilean grapevines
Bulletin of Insectology 64 (Suppl.), S91-S92 (2011)

Yusuf Abou-Jawdah, Hala Dakhil, Marina Molino Lova, Hana Sobh, Maya Nehme, Efat Abou Fakhr-Hammad, Alberto Alma, Jamil Samsatly, Maan Jawhari, Hani Abdul-Nour, and Piero A. Bianco
Preliminary survey of potential vectors of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium' in Lebanon and probability of occurrence of apricot chlorotic leaf roll (ACLR) phytoplasma
Bulletin of Insectology 64 (Suppl.), S123-S124 (2011)

Alan Pizzinat, Rosemarie Tedeschi, and Alberto Alma
Cacopsylla melanoneura (Foerster): aestivation and overwintering habitats in Northwest Italy
Bulletin of Insectology 64 (Suppl.), S135-S136 (2011)

Marina Molino Lova, Fabio Quaglino, Youssuf Abou-Jawdah, Elia Choueiri, Hana Sobh, Alberto Alma, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Paola Casati, and Piero A. Bianco
'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium'-related strains infecting almond, peach and nectarine in Lebanon
Bulletin of Insectology 64 (Suppl.), S267-S268 (2011)

Federico Lessio, Ivan Albertin, Dario M. Lombardo, Paola Gotta, and Alberto Alma
Monitoring Scaphoideus titanus for IPM purposes: results of a pilot-project in Piedmont (NW Italy)
Bulletin of Insectology 64 (Suppl.), S269-S270 (2011)

Marina Molino Lova, Fabio Quaglino, Yusuf Abou-Jawdah, Elia Choueiri, Hana Sobh, Paola Casati, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Alberto Alma, and Piero A. Bianco
Identification of new 16SrIX subgroups, -F and -G, among 'Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium' strains infecting almond, peach and nectarine in Lebanon
Phytopathologia Mediterranea 50 (2), 273-282 (2011)

Paola Casati, Fabio Quaglino, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Fabio Mario Spiga, Alberto Alma, Paola Spadone, and Piero Attilio Bianco
Identification and molecular characterization of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali' isolates in north-western Italy
Journal of Phytopathology 158 (2), 81-87 (2010)

Chiara Ferracini, Paolo Curir, Marcello Dolci, Virginia Lanzotti, and Alberto Alma
Aesculus pavia foliar saponins: defensive role against the leafminer Cameraria ohridella
Pest Management Science 66 (7), 767-772 (2010)

Sabrina Bertin, Luca Picciau, Zoltán Ács, Alberto Alma, and Domenico Bosco
Molecular identification of the Hyalesthes species (Hemiptera: Cixiidae) occurring in vineyard agroecosystems
Annals of Applied Biology 157 (3), 435-445 (2010)

Rosemarie Tedeschi, Pavel Lauterer, Lorenzo Brusetti, Federica Tota, and Alberto Alma
Composition, abundance and phytoplasma infection in the hawthorn psyllid fauna of northwestern Italy
European Journal of Plant Pathology 123 (3), 301-310 (2009)

D. Pacifico, A. Alma, B. Bagnoli, X. Foissac, G. Pasquini, M. Tessitori, and C. Marzachi
Characterization of bois noir isolates by restriction fragment length polymorphism of a stolbur-specific putative membrane protein gene
Phytopathology 99 (6), 711-715 (2009)

Ilaria Negri, Antonella Franchini, Elena Gonella, Daniele Daffonchio, Peter John Mazzoglio, Mauro Mandrioli, and Alberto Alma
Unravelling the Wolbachia evolutionary role: the reprogramming of the host genomic imprinting
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 276 (1666), 2485-2491 (2009)

F. Lessio, R. Tedeschi, M. Pajoro, and A. Alma
Seasonal progression of sex ratio and phytoplasma infection in Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
Bulletin of Entomological Research 99 (4), 377-383 (2009)

Peter John Mazzoglio, Paola Dolci, Federico Lessio, and Alberto Alma
Zoophthora radicans affecting Zyginidia pullula
Bulletin of Insectology 62 (2), 143-148 (2009)

Chiara Ferracini, and Alberto Alma
Arocatus melanocephalus a hemipteran pest on elm in the urban environment
Bulletin of Insectology 61 (1), 193-194 (2008)

Luca Picciau, Federico Lessio, and Alberto Alma
Preliminary data on the Cixiid fauna of the vineyard agro-ecosystem in Piedmont (North-Western Italy)
Bulletin of Insectology 61 (1), 197-198 (2008)

Federico Lessio, and Alberto Alma
Host plants and seasonal presence of Dictyophara europaea in the vineyard agro-ecosystem
Bulletin of Insectology 61 (1), 199-200 (2008)

Massimo Pajoro, Massimo Marzorati, Ilaria Negri, Luciano Sacchi, Daniele Daffonchio, and Alberto Alma
Investigation over the life cycle of ST1-C the endosymbiont of Scaphoideus titanus
Bulletin of Insectology 61 (1), 217-218 (2008)

Elena Gonella, Ilaria Negri, Massimo Marzorati, Lorenzo Brusetti, Massimo Pajoro, Mauro Mandrioli, Rosemarie Tedeschi, Daniele Daffonchio, and Alberto Alma
Study of the bacterial community affiliated to Hyalesthes obsoletus, the insect vector of 'bois noir' phytoplasma of grape
Bulletin of Insectology 61 (1), 221-222 (2008)

Chiara Ferracini, and Alberto Alma
How to preserve horse chestnut trees from Cameraria ohridella in the urban environment
Crop Protection 27 (9), 1251-1255 (2008)

Marco Tasin, Daniele Demaria, Camilla Ryne, Alessandro Cesano, Aldo Galliano, Gianfranco Anfora, Claudio Ioriatti, and Alberto Alma
Effect of anti-hail nets on Cydia pomonella behavior in apple orchards
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 129 (1), 32-36 (2008)

Matteo A. Saladini, Massimo Blandino, Amedeo Reyneri, and Alberto Alma
Impact of insecticide treatments on Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and their influence on the mycotoxin contamination of maize kernels
Pest Management Science 64 (11), 1170-1178 (2008)

Ambra Quacchia, Seiichi Moriya, Giovanni Bosio, Ivano Scapin, and Alberto Alma
Rearing, release and settlement prospect in Italy of Torymus sinensis , the biological control agent of the chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus
BioControl 53 (6), 829-839 (2008)

Bojan Duduk, Pantelija Peric, Dejan Marcic, Tanja Drobnjakovic, Luca Picciau, Alberto Alma, and Assunta Bertaccini
Phytoplasmas in carrots: disease and potential vectors in Serbia
Bulletin of Insectology 61 (2), 327-331 (2008)

E. Lessio, R. Tedeschi, and A. Alma
Population dynamics, host plants and infection rate with stolbur phytoplasma of Hyalesthes obsoletus Signoret in north-western Italy
Journal of Plant Pathology 89 (1), 97-102 (2007)

Chiara Ferracini, and Alberto Alma
Evaluation of the community of native eulophid parasitoids on Cameraria ohridella Deschka and Dimic in urban areas
Environmental Entomology 36 (5), 1147-1153 (2007)

Chiara Ferracini, and Alberto Alma
Sequential sampling plan for Cameraria ohridella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) on horse chestnut tree
Journal of Economic Entomology 100 (6), 1910-1915 (2007)

R. Tedeschi, and A. Alma
'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali': the current situation of insect vectors in northwestern Italy
Bulletin of Insectology 60 (2), 187-188 (2007)

Z. Dér, S. Koczor, B. Zsolnai, I. Ember, M. Kölber, A. Bertaccini, and A. Alma
Scaphoideus titanus identified in Hungary
Bulletin of Insectology 60 (2), 199-200 (2007)

F. Lessio, R. Tedeschi, and A. Alma
Presence of Scaphoideus titanus on American grapevine in woodlands, and infection with 'flavescence dorée' phytoplasmas
Bulletin of Insectology 60 (2), 373-374 (2007)

Massimo Marzorati, Alberto Alma, Luciano Sacchi, Massimo Pajoro, Simona Palermo, Lorenzo Brusetti, Noura Raddadi, Annalisa Balloi, Rosemarie Tedeschi, E. Clementi, S. Corona, F. Quaglino, P.A. Bianco, T. Beninati, C. Bandi, and D. Daffonchio
A novel Bacteroidetes symbiont is localized in Scaphoideus titanus, the insect vector of flavescence dorée in Vitis vinifera
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72 (2), 1467-1475 (2006)

Rosemarie Tedeschi, and Alberto Alma
Fieberiella florii (Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha) as a vector of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali'
Plant Disease 90 (3), 284-290 (2006)

Federico Lessio, and Alberto Alma
Spatial distribution of nymphs of Scaphoideus titanus (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in grapes, and evaluation of sequential sampling plans
Journal of Economic Entomology 99 (2), 578-582 (2006)

Jacopo Rossi, Ursula Gamba, Massimo Pinna, Sandra Spagnolo, Cristina Visentin, and Alberto Alma
Hoverflies in organic apple orchards in north-western Italy
Bulletin of Insectology 59 (2), 111-114 (2006)

Chiara Ferracini, Guy Boivin, and Alberto Alma
Costs and benefits of host feeding in the parasitoid wasp Trichogramma turkestanica
Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 121 (3), 229-234 (2006)

Alberto Alma, Federico Lessio, Amedeo Reyneri, and Massimo Blandino
Relationships between Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) feeding activity, crop technique and mycotoxin contamination of corn kernel in northwestern Italy
International Journal of Pest Management 51 (3), 165-173 (2005)

Alberto Alma, Chiara Ferracini, and Giovanni Burgio
Development of a sequential plan to evaluate Neodryinus typhlocybae (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae) population associated with Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) (Homoptera: Flatidae) infestation in northwestern Italy
Environmental Entomology 34 (4), 819-824 (2005)

Rosemarie Tedeschi, and Alberto Alma
Transmission of apple proliferation phytoplasma by Cacopsylla melanoneura (Homoptera: Psyllidae)
Journal of Economic Entomology 97 (1), 8-13 (2004)

Federico Lessio, and Alberto Alma
Dispersal patterns and chromatic response of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera Cicadellidae), vector of the phytoplasma agent of grapevine flavescence dorée
Agricultural and Forest Entomology 6 (2), 121-128 (2004)

Federico Lessio, and Alberto Alma
Seasonal and daily movement of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
Environmental Entomology 33 (6), 1689-1694 (2004)

Akhtar J. Khan, Simona Botti, Ali M. Al-Subhi, Mohsin A. Zaidi, Illimar Altosaar, Alberto Alma, and Assunta Bertaccini
Molecular characterization of the 16S rRNA gene of phytoplasmas detected in two leafhopper species associated with alfalfa plants infected with witches' broom in Oman
Phytopathologia Mediterranea 42 (3), 257-267 (2003)

Rosemarie Tedeschi, Domenico Bosco, and Alberto Alma
Population dynamics of Cacopsylla melanoneura (Homoptera: Psyllidae), a vector of apple proliferation phytoplasma in northwestern Italy
Journal of Economic Entomology 95 (3), 544-551 (2002)

P.A. Bianco, A. Alma, P. Casati, G. Scattini, and A. Arzone
Transmission of 16SrV phytoplasmas by Scaphoideus titanus Ball in northern Italy
Plant Protection Science 37 (2), 49-56 (2001)

Valeria Giordano, Alessandra Arzone, and Alberto Alma
Reperti bio-etologici di Driinidi Anteonini su Cicadellidi (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae - Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha)
[Bio-ethological findings of Dryinidae Anteoninae on cicadellids (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae - Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha)]
Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia Agraria 57, 93-102 (2001)

A. Alma, S. Palermo, G. Boccardo, and M. Conti
Transmission of chrysanthemum yellows, a subgroup 16SrI-B phytoplasma, to grapevine by four leafhopper species
Journal of Plant Pathology 83 (3), 181-187 (2001)

A. Alma, C. Marzachi, M. D'Aquillo, and D. Bosco
Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum L.): dead-end host species for 16Sr-IB and -IC subgroup phytoplasmas
Annals of Applied Biology 136 (2), 173-178 (2000)

A. Alma, A. Arzone, and G.P. Romana
[Notes on the biology, epidemiology and control of noctuids on grapes in Piedmont]
Informatore Fitopatologico 47 (10), 13-17 (1997)

D. Bosco, A. Alma, and A. Arzone
Studies on population dynamics and spatial distribution of leafhoppers in vineyards (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
Annals of Applied Biology 130 (1), 1-11 (1997)

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