Tiago Bernardes

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Coffee is the second most valuable traded commodity worldwide. Brazil is the world’s largest coffee producer, responsible for one third of the world production. A coffee plot exhibits high and low production in alternated years, a characteristic so called biennial yield. High yield is generally a result of suitable conditions of foliar biomass. Moreover, in(More)
Bt cotton plants expressing Cry1Ac protein have high specificity for the control of lepidopteran larvae. However, studies conducted in several countries have shown these plants have a differential impact on nontarget herbivores. The aim of this study was to compare the colonization rates and population abundance of the cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover(More)
Coffee is one of Brazil’s most important cash crops due to the incomes generated by exportation. The state of Minas Gerais’ production, which represents approximately half of the total national product, is concentrated mainly in its southern and western regions. Although the south remains the main production region, the greatest expansion of the crop has(More)
The case of a six-day-old neonate admitted in an emergency situation because of dyspnea and increasing cyanosis is reported. Despite abnormal opacification on the chest X-ray and left ventricular overload on the electrocardiogram and echocardiogram, features compatible with the disease, the diagnosis of massive pulmonary arteriovenous fistula affecting the(More)
Health literacy, a more complex concept than knowledge, is a required capacity to obtain, understand, integrate and act on health information [1], in order to enhance individual and community health, which is defined by different levels, according to the autonomy and personal capacitation in decision making [2]. Medium levels of Health literacy in an(More)
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