Helena Freitas
Phone: +351 239 855210
e-mail: hfreitas@ci.uc.pt
Category: Full Professor
Department: Life Sciences
Research line:
TERRESTRIAL AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS AND GLOBAL CHANGE
BIODIVERSITY AND EVOLUTION
NATURAL RESOURCES, SUSTAINABILITY, AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
HISTORY OF SCIENCE, SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION AND DISSEMINATION
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Research Interests
Main field: Plant Ecology. Major research areas: 1. Ecosystem physiology; 2. Ecology of invasive and exotic species; 3. Ecology and taxonomy of micorrhizal fungi; 4. Plant-soil interactions; 5. Physiology and biochemistry of heavy metals tolerance; 6. Scenarios of land use change and management. Other interests: Nature conservation. Microbial ecology.
Academic Achievements

1993 - PhD in Plant Ecology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

1994/1995 - Pos-Doc in Ecology (Mediterranean Ecosystems) Stanford University - Stanford, USA

2000 - “Agregação” in Botany

University duties

Director of the Botanical Garden of the University of Coimbra ((2004-2012)

Coordinator of CEF

Others

President of the Portuguese Ecological Society (SPECO) 

Vice-President of the Board of the European Ecological Federation (2009-2012)

  • INVADER-B - INVAsive plant species management in Portugal: from early DEtection to Remote sensing and Biocontrol of Acacia longifolia (see details)
  • MUTUALNET. Below and aboveground mutualisms and the invasion by Australian acacias: relevance on invasive dynamics and consequences for native ecosystems. (see details)
  • International Network of universities and institutes for raising awareness on dual-use concerns in bio-technology (see details)
  • Value MicotecTruf – Value Mycology-Technology-Truficulture (see details)
  • F-ECO-DL – Fruit ECO-Drying Line (see details)
  • AMANITA - What makes Amanita phalloides a successful invader? Insights from studies in its native range (see details)
  • Invasive plantas: a threath from outside (see details)
  • Evolutionary changes to reproductive systems during the invasion process of the polyploid Oxalis pes-caprae (see details)
  • As missões botânicas em África – nos trilhos de um naturalista (see details)
  • RESCOE - Risk Assessment And Ecological Sustainability of Cork Oak in Montado Ecosystems (see details)
  • Land Use Systems and Mycorrhizal Fungi Diversity in “montado” Ecosystems (see details)
    1. Campelo, F; Vieira, J; Battipaglia, G; de Luis, M; Nabais, C; Freitas, H; Cherubini, P (2015) Which matters most for the formation of intra-annual density fluctuations in Pinus pinaster: age or size?. Trees-structure And Function. 29, 1, 237-245. (see details) ISI paper
    2. Vieira, J; Campelo, F; Rossi, S; Carvalho, A; Freitas, H; Nabais, C (2015) Adjustment Capacity of Maritime Pine Cambial Activity in Drought-Prone Environments. Plos One. 10, 5, (see details) ISI paper
    3. C Esteves, J Costa, P Vargas, H Freitas, R Heleno (2015) On the limited potential of Azorean fleshy fruits for oceanic dispersal. Plos One. (see details)
      Link: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0138882
    4. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Nunes, Joao; Ferreira, Ines; Coelho, Ana Sofia; Verissimo, Paula; Trovao, Joao; Campos, Antonio; Castro, Paula; Freitas, Helena (2014) Valuing native ectomycorrhizal fungi as a Mediterranean forestry component for sustainable and innovative solutions. Botany-botanique. 92, 2, 161-171. (see details) ISI paper
    5. Vieira, J; Rossi, S; Campelo, F; Freitas, H; Nabais, C (2014) Xylogenesis of Pinus pinaster under a Mediterranean climate. Annals Of Forest Science. 71, 1, 71-80. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13595-013-0341-5
    6. Bourne, Elizabeth C.; Mina, Diogo; Goncalves, Susana C.; Loureiro, Joao; Freitas, Helena; Muller, Ludo A. H. (2014) Large and variable genome size unrelated to serpentine adaptation but supportive of cryptic sexuality in Cenococcum geophilum. Mycorrhiza. 24, 1, 13-20. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00572-013-0501-3
    7. Boas, L Vilas; Goncalves, SC.; Portugal, A; Freitas, H; Goncalves, M.T. (2014) A Ni hyperaccumulator and a congeneric non-accumulator reveal equally effective defenses against herbivory. Science Of The Total Environment. 466, 11-15. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0048969713007651
    8. Heleno, Ruben; Garcia, Cristina; Jordano, Pedro; Traveset, Anna; Maria Gomez, Jose; Bluethgen, Nico; Memmott, Jane; Moora, Mari; Cerdeira, Jorge; Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Freitas, Helena; Olesen, Jens M. (2014) Ecological networks: delving into the architecture of biodiversity. Biology Letters. 10, 1, 20131000 (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/10/1/20131000.abstract
    9. Crisostomo, JA; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Freitas, H (2013) Co-introduction of exotic rhizobia to the rhizosphere of the invasive legume Acacia saligna, an intercontinental study. Applied Soil Ecology. 64, 118-126. (see details) ISI paper
    10. Mesquita, N.; Portugal, A.; Pinar, G.; Loureiro, J.; Coutinho, A. P.; Trovao, J.; Nunes, I.; Botelho, M. L.; Freitas, H. (2013) Flow cytometry as a tool to assess the effects of gamma radiation on the viability, growth and metabolic activity of fungal spores. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 84, 250-257. (see details) ISI paper
    11. Schreck Reis, C; Marchante, H; Freitas, H; Marchante, E (2013) Public Perception of Invasive Plant Species: Assessing the impact of workshop activities to promote young students' awareness. International Journal Of Science Education. 35, 4, 690-712. (see details) ISI paper
    12. Roiloa, Sergio R.; Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Freitas, Helena; Retuerto, Ruben (2013) Developmentally-programmed division of labour in the clonal invader Carpobrotus edulis. Biological Invasions. 15, 9, 1895-1905. (see details) ISI paper
    13. Vieira, J; Rossi, S; Campelo, F; Freitas, H; Nabais, C (2013) Seasonal and daily cycles of stem radial variation of Pinus pinaster in a drought-prone environment. Agricultural And Forest Meteorology. 180, 173-181. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0168192313001676/1-s2.0-S0168192313001676-main.pd...
    14. Rajkumar, M; Ma, Y; Freitas, H (2013) Improvement of Ni phytostabilization by inoculation of Ni resistant Bacillus megaterium SR28C. Journal Of Environmental Management. 128, 973-980. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.07.001
    15. Ma, Ying; Rajkumar, Mani; Luo, Yongming; Freitas, Helena (2013) Phytoextraction of heavy metal polluted soils using Sedum plumbizincicola inoculated with metal mobilizing Phyllobacterium myrsinacearum RC6b. Chemosphere. 93, 7, 1386-1392. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.06.077
    16. Buscardo, Erika; Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Barrico, Lurdes; Garcia, Miguel A.; Freitas, Helena; Martin, Maria P.; De Angelis, Paolo; Muller, Ludo A. H. (2012) Is the potential for the formation of common mycorrhizal networks influenced by fire frequency?. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 46, 136-144. (see details) ISI paper
    17. Morais, Maria Cristina; Panuccio, Maria Rosaria; Muscolo, Adele; Freitas, Helena (2012) Salt tolerance traits increase the invasive success of Acacia longifolia in Portuguese coastal dunes. Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 55, 55, 60-65. (see details) ISI paper
    18. Morais, Maria Cristina; Panuccio, Maria Rosaria; Muscolo, Adele; Freitas, Helena (2012) Does salt stress increase the ability of the exotic legume Acacia longifolia to compete with native legumes in sand dune ecosystems?. Environmental And Experimental Botany. 82, 74-79. (see details) ISI paper
    19. Rajkumar, M; Sandhya, S; Prasad, MNV; Freitas, H (2012) Perspectives of plant-associated microbes in heavy metal phytoremediation. Biotechnology Advances. 30, 6, 1562-1574. (see details) ISI paper
    20. Barrico, Lurdes; Azul, Anabela Marisa; Morais, Maria Cristina; Coutinho, Antonio Pereira; Freitas, Helena; Castro, Paula (2012) Biodiversity in urban ecosystems: Plants and macromycetes as indicators for conservation planning in the city of Coimbra (Portugal). Landscape And Urban Planning. 106, 1, 88-102. (see details) ISI paper
    21. Nabais, C; Labuto, G; Goncalves, SC; Buscardo, E; Semensatto, D; Nogueira, ARA; Freitas, H (2011) Effect of root age on the allocation of metals, amino acids and sugars in different cell fractions of the perennial grass Paspalum notatum (bahiagrass). Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 49, 12, 1442-1447. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2011.09.010
    22. Gutierrez, Emilia; Campelo, Filipe; Julio Camarero, J.; Ribas, Montserrat; Muntan, Elena; Nabais, Cristina; Freitas, Helena (2011) Climate controls act at different scales on the seasonal pattern of Quercus ilex L. stem radial increments in NE Spain. Trees-structure And Function. 25, 4, 637-646. (see details) ISI paper
    23. Ma, Y; Rajkumar, M; Vicente, JAF; Freitas, H (2011) INOCULATION OF NI-RESISTANT PLANT GROWTH PROMOTING BACTERIUM PSYCHROBACTER SP STRAIN SRS8 FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF NICKEL PHYTOEXTRACTION BY ENERGY CROPS. International Journal Of Phytoremediation. 13, 2, 126-139. (see details) ISI paper
    24. Marchante, H.; Freitas, H.; Hoffmann, J. H. (2011) Assessing the suitability and safety of a well-known bud-galling wasp, Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae, for biological control of Acacia longifolia in Portugal. Biological Control. 56, 2, 193-201. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2010.11.001
    25. Marchante, Helia; Freitas, Helena; Hoffmann, John H. (2011) The potential role of seed banks in the recovery of dune ecosystems after removal of invasive plant species. Applied Vegetation Science. 14, 1, 107-119. (see details) ISI paper
    26. Ma, Y.; Prasad, M. N. V.; Rajkumar, M.; Freitas, H. (2011) Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and endophytes accelerate phytoremediation of metalliferous soils. Biotechnology Advances. 29, 2, 248-258. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biotechadv.2010.12.001
    27. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Mendes, Sara Margarida; Sousa, Jose Paulo; Freitas, Helena (2011) Fungal fruitbodies and soil macrofauna as indicators of land use practices on soil biodiversity in Montado. Agroforestry Systems. 82, 2, 121-138. (see details) ISI paper
    28. Marchante, Helia; Freitas, Helena; Hoffmann, John H. (2011) Post-clearing recovery of coastal dunes invaded by Acacia longifolia: is duration of invasion relevant for management success?. Journal Of Applied Ecology. 48, 5, 1295-1304. (see details) ISI paper
    29. Azul, AM; Mendes, SM; Sousa, JP; Freitas, H (2011) Fungal fruitbodies and soil macrofauna as indicators of land use practices on soil biodiversity in Montado. Agroforestry Systems. 82, 2, 121-138. (see details) ISI paper
    30. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Sousa, Joao Paulo; Agerer, Reinhard; Martin, Maria P.; Freitas, Helena (2010) Land use practices and ectomycorrhizal fungal communities from oak woodlands dominated by Quercus suber L. considering drought scenarios. Mycorrhiza. 20, 2, 73-88. (see details) ISI paper
    31. Teichberg, M; Fox, SE; Olsen, YS; Valiela, I; Martinetto, P; Iribarne, O; Muto, EY; Petti, MAV; Corbisier, TN; Soto-Jimenez, M; Paez-Osuna, F; Castro, P; Freitas, H; Zitelli, A; Cardinaletti, M; Tagliapietra, D (2010) Eutrophication and macroalgal blooms in temperate and tropical coastal waters: nutrient enrichment experiments with Ulva spp. Global Change Biology. 16, 9, 2624-2637. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02108.x
    32. Roiloa, SR; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; de la Pena, E; Freitas, H (2010) Physiological integration increases the survival and growth of the clonal invader Carpobrotus edulis. Biological Invasions. 12, 6, 1815-1823. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: DOI 10.1007/s10530-009-9592-
    33. Maltez-Mouro, Sara; Maestre, Fernando T.; Freitas, Helena (2010) Co-occurrence patterns and abiotic stress in sand-dune communities: Their relationship varies with spatial scale and the stress estimator. Acta Oecologica-international Journal Of Ecology. 36, 1, 80-84. (see details) ISI paper
    34. Maltez-Mouro, S; Maestre, FT; Freitas, H (2010) Weak effects of the exotic invasive Carpobrotus edulis on the structure and composition of Portuguese sand-dune communities. Biological Invasions. 12, 7, 2117-2130. (see details) ISI paper
    35. Prasad, M. N. V.; Freitas, Helena; Fraenzle, Stefan; Wuenschmann, Simone; Markert, Bernd (2010) Knowledge explosion in phytotechnologies for environmental solutions. Environmental Pollution. 158, 1, 18-23. (see details) ISI paper
    36. Campelo, F; Nabais, C; Gutierrez, E; Freitas, H; Garcia-Gonzalez, I (2010) Vessel features of Quercus ilex L. growing under Mediterranean climate have a better climatic signal than tree-ring width. Trees-structure And Function. 24, 3, 463-470. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/a60015n3182064r8/
    37. M. Rajkumar., N. Ae., M.N.V. Prasad., H. Freitas (2010) Potential of siderophore-producing bacteria for improving heavy-metal phytoextraction. Trends In Biotechnology. 28, 3, 142-149 (see details)
    38. Lorenzo, P; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Gonzalez, L; Freitas, H (2010) Effect of invasive Acacia dealbata Link on soil microorganisms as determined by PCR-DGGE. Applied Soil Ecology. 44, 3, 245-251. (see details) ISI paper
    39. Castro, Helena; Lehsten, Veiko; Lavorel, Sandra; Freitas, Helena (2010) Functional response traits in relation to land use change in the Montado. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 137, 1-2, 183-191. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.agee.2010.02.002
    40. Castro, Helena; Fortunel, Claire; Freitas, Helena (2010) Effects of land abandonment on plant litter decomposition in a Montado system: relation to litter chemistry and community functional parameters. Plant And Soil. 333, 1-2, 181-190. (see details) ISI paper
    41. Barrico, Lurdes; Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Freitas, Helena (2010) Diversity of soil basidiomycete communities associated with Quercus suber L. in Portuguese montados. European Journal Of Soil Biology. 46, 5, 280-287. (see details) ISI paper
    42. Marchante, H., Freitas, H., Hoffmann, J.H. (2010) Marchante, H., Seed ecology of an invasive alien species, Acacia longifolia (Fabaceae), in Portuguese dune ecosystems. American Journal Of Botany . 97, 1-11 (see details)
    43. Buscardo, Erika; Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Martin, Maria P.; De Angelis, Paolo; Pereira, Joao Santos; Freitas, Helena (2010) Impact of wildfire return interval on the ectomycorrhizal resistant propagules communities of a Mediterranean open forest. Fungal Biology. 114, 8, 628-636. (see details) ISI paper
    44. Reis, Catarina Schreck; Vieira Dos Santos, Maria Clara; Marais, Mariette; Santos, Maria Susana N. de A.; Duyts, Henk; Freitas, Helena; Van der Putten, Wim H.; Abrantes, Isabel M. de O. (2010) First record of Helicotylenchus varicaudatus Yuen, 1964 (Nematoda: Hoplolaimidae) parasitizing Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link in Portuguese coastal sand dunes. Phytopathologia Mediterranea. 49, 2, 212-226. (see details) ISI paper
    45. Marchante, E; Kjoller, A; Struwe, S; Freitas, H (2009) Soil recovery after removal of the N-2-fixing invasive Acacia longifolia: consequences for ecosystem restoration. Biological Invasions. 11, 4, 813-823. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: DOI 10.1007/s10530-008-9295-1
    46. Araujo, Georgia C. L.; Lemos, Sherlan G.; Nabais, Cristina (2009) Nickel sorption capacity of ground xylem of Quercus ilex trees and effects of selected ligands present in the xylem sap. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 166, 3, 270-277. (see details) ISI paper
    47. Goncalves, SC; Martins-Loucao, MA; Freitas, H (2009) Evidence of adaptive tolerance to nickel in isolates of Cenococcum geophilum from serpentine soils. Mycorrhiza. 19, 4, 221-230. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00572-008-0211-4
    48. Kanoun-Boule, Myriam; Vicente, Joaquim A. F.; Nabais, Cristina; Prasad, M. N. V.; Freitas, Helena (2009) Ecophysiological tolerance of duckweeds exposed to copper. Aquatic Toxicology. 91, 1, 1-9. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2008.09.009
    49. Jayakumar, R; Rajkumar, M; Freitas, H; Selvamurugan, N; Nair, SV; Furuike, T; Tamura, H (2009) Preparation, characterization, bioactive and metal uptake studies of alginate/phosphorylated chitin blend films. International Journal Of Biological Macromolecules. 44, 1, 107-111. (see details) ISI paper
    50. Rajkumar, Mani; Prasad, Majeti Narasimha Vara; Freitas, Helena; Ae, Noriharu (2009) Biotechnological applications of serpentine soil bacteria for phytoremediation of trace metals. Critical Reviews In Biotechnology. 29, 2, 120-130. (see details) ISI paper
    51. Maltez-Mouro S., García, L.V. & Freitas (2009) Maltez-Mouro S., García, L.V. & Freitas, H. Influence of forest structure and environmental variables on recruit survival and performance of two Mediterranean tree species (Quercus faginea L. and Q. suber Lam.). European Journal Of Forest Research. 128, 27-36 (see details)
    52. Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; de la Pena, Eduardo; Moens, Maurice; Freitas, Helena; van der Putten, Win H. (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. (see details) ISI paper
    53. Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Crisostomo, Joao A.; Nabais, Cristina; Freitas, Helena (2009) Belowground mutualists and the invasive ability of Acacia longifolia in coastal dunes of Portugal. Biological Invasions. 11, 3, 651-661. (see details) ISI paper
    54. Claire Fortunel et al. (2009) Leaf traits capture the effects of land use changes and climate on litter decomposability of herbaceous communities across Europe. Ecology. 90, 3, 598-611 (see details)
    55. Gouveia, Antonio C.; Freitas, Helena (2009) Modulation of leaf attributes and water use efficiency in Quercus suber along a rainfall gradient. Trees-structure And Function. 23, 2, 267-275. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00468-008-0274-z
    56. Castro, H.; Freitas, H. (2009) Above-ground biomass and productivity in the Montado: From herbaceous to shrub dominated communities. Journal Of Arid Environments. 73, 4-5, 506-511. (see details) ISI paper
    57. Ma, Ying; Rajkumar, Mani; Freitas, Helena (2009) Isolation and characterization of Ni mobilizing PGPB from serpentine soils and their potential in promoting plant growth and Ni accumulation by Brassica spp. Chemosphere. 75, 6, 719-725. (see details) ISI paper
    58. Jayakumar, R.; Rajkumar, M.; Freitas, H.; Kumar, P. T. Sudheesh; Nair, S. V.; Furuike, T.; Tamura, H. (2009) Bioactive and metal uptake studies of carboxymethyl chitosan-graft-D-glucuronic acid membranes for tissue engineering and environmental applications. International Journal Of Biological Macromolecules. 45, 2, 135-139. (see details) ISI paper
    59. Mesquita, N.; Portugal, A.; Videira, S.; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S.; Bandeira, A. M. L.; Santos, M. J. A.; Freitas, H. (2009) Fungal diversity in ancient documents. A case study on the Archive of the University of Coimbra. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 63, 5, 626-629. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2009.03.010
    60. Rajkumar, M; Ae, N; Freitas, H (2009) Endophytic bacteria and their potential to enhance heavy metal phytoextraction. Chemosphere. 77, 2, 153-160. (see details) ISI paper
    61. Campelo, F.; Nabais, C.; Garcia-Gonzalez, I.; Cherubini, P.; Gutierrez, E.; Freitas, H. (2009) Dendrochronology of Quercus ilex L. and its potential use for climate reconstruction in the Mediterranean region. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research-revue Canadienne De Recherche Forestiere. 39, 12, 2486-2493. (see details) ISI paper
    62. Azul, Anabela Marisa; Castro, Paula; Sousa, Jose Paulo; Freitas, Helena (2009) Diversity and fruiting patterns of ectomycorrhizal and saprobic fungi as indicators of land-use severity in managed woodlands dominated by Quercus suber - a case study from southern Portugal. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research-revue Canadienne De Recherche Forestiere. 39, 12, 2404-2417. (see details) ISI paper
    63. Castro, Paula; Valiela, Ivan; Freitas, Helena (2009) Sediment pool and plant content as indicators of nitrogen regimes in Portuguese estuaries. Journal Of Experimental Marine Biology And Ecology. 380, 1-2, 1-10. (see details) ISI paper
    64. Ma, Y; Rajkumar, M; Freitas, H (2009) Inoculation of plant growth promoting bacterium Achromobacter xylosoxidans strain Ax10 for the improvement of copper phytoextraction by Brassica juncea. Journal Of Environmental Management. 90, 2, 831-837. (see details) ISI paper
    65. Ma, Y; Rajkumar, M; Freitas, H (2009) Improvement of plant growth and nickel uptake by nickel resistant-plant-growth promoting bacteria. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 166, 2-3, 1154-1161. (see details) ISI paper
    66. Fortunel, C; Garnier, E; Joffre, R; Kazakou, E; Quested, H; Grigulis, K; Lavorel, S; Ansquer, P; Castro, H; Cruz, P; Dolezal, J; Eriksson, O; Freitas, H; Golodets, C; Jouany, C; Kigel, J; Kleyer, M; Lehsten, V; Leps, J; Meier, T; Pakeman, R; Papadimitriou, M; Papanastasis, VP; Quetier, F; Robson, M; Sternberg, M; Theau, JP; Thebault, A; Zarovali, M (2009) Leaf traits capture the effects of land use changes and climate on litter decomposability of grasslands across Europe. Ecology. 90, 3, 598-611. (see details) ISI paper
    67. Bandeira de Albuquerque M., Kanoun-Boulé M., Freitas H., Prasad M.N.V. (2008) Erica andevalensis - Potential use for phytoremediation of the abandoned copper mine of São Domingos, Portugal. Proceedings Of The Joint Conference Of The 6th International Acida Sulfate Soil Conference And The Acid Rock Drainage Symposium. 20/23 (see details)
    68. Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Hol, WHG; Freitas, H; Eason, WR; Cook, R (2008) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi of Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link: Spore abundance and root colonisation in six locations of the European coast. European Journal Of Soil Biology. 44, 1, 30-36. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.ejsobi.2007.01.003
    69. Marchante, E; Kjoller, A; Struwe, S; Freitas, H (2008) Short- and long-term impacts of Acacia longifolia invasion on the belowground processes of a Mediterranean coastal dune ecosystem. Applied Soil Ecology. 40, 2, 210-217. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2008.04.004
    70. Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Freitas, H; van der Putten, WH (2008) Genetic diversity and differentiation of Ammophila arenatia (L.) link as revealed by ISSR markers. Journal Of Coastal Research. 24, 1, 122-126. (see details) ISI paper
    71. Rajkumar, M; Freitas, H (2008) Effects of inoculation of plant-growth promoting bacteria on Ni uptake by Indian mustard. Bioresource Technology. 99, 9, 3491-3498. (see details) ISI paper
    72. Buscardo, Erika; Smith, George F.; Kelly, Daniel L.; Freitas, Helena; Iremonger, Susan; Mitchell, Fraser J. G.; O'Donoghue, Saoirse; Mckee, Anne-Marie (2008) The early effects of afforestation on biodiversity of grasslands in Ireland. Biodiversity And Conservation. 17, 5, 1057-1072. (see details) ISI paper
    73. Gouveia, Antonio C.; Freitas, Helena (2008) Intraspecific competition and water use efficiency in Quercus suber: evidence of an optimum tree density?. Trees-structure And Function. 22, 4, 521-530. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00468-008-0212-0
    74. Rajkumar, M; Lee, KJ; Freitas, H (2008) Effects of chitin and salicylic acid on biological control activity of Pseudomonas spp. against damping off of pepper. South African Journal Of Botany. 74, 2, 268-273. (see details) ISI paper
    75. Reis, CS; do Carmo, JA; Freitas, H (2008) Learning with Nature: A Sand Dune System Case Study (Portugal). Journal Of Coastal Research. 24, 6, 1506-1515. (see details) ISI paper
    76. Rajkumar, M; Freitas, H (2008) Influence of metal resistant-plant growth-promoting bacteria on the growth of Ricinus communis in soil contaminated with heavy metals. Chemosphere. 71, 5, 834-842. (see details) ISI paper
    77. Reis, CS; Freitas, H; van der Putten, WH (2008) Responses of root-feeding nematodes (Helicotylenchus spp.) to local and non-local, populations of the host plant Ammophila arenaria. Applied Soil Ecology. 39, 3, 245-253. (see details) ISI paper
    78. Pakeman, Robin J.; Garnier, Eric; Lavorel, Sandra; Ansquer, Pauline; Castro, Helena; Cruz, Pablo; Dolezal, Jiri; Eriksson, Ove; Freitas, Helena; Golodets, Carly; Kigel, Jaime; Kleyer, Michael; Leps, Jan; Meier, Tonia; Papadimitriou, Maria; Papanastasis, Vasilios P.; Quested, Helen; Quetier, Fabien; Rusch, Graciela; Sternberg, Marcelo; Theau, Jean-Pierre; Thebault, Aurelie; Vile, Denis (2008) Impact of abundance weighting on the response of seed traits to climate and land use. Journal Of Ecology. 96, 2, 355-366. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01336.x
    79. Rajkumar, Mani; Ma, Ying; Freitas, Helena (2008) Characterization of metal-resistant plant-growth promoting Bacillus weihenstephanensis isolated from serpentine soil in Portugal. Journal Of Basic Microbiology. 48, 6, 500-508. (see details) ISI paper
    80. Prasad M.N.V, Rajkumar M, Freitas H (2008) Rehabilitation of abandoned mine sites: connection to bioprospecting of metal tolerant plants and phytoassisted rhizoremediation. The Paleobotanist . 57, 3, 559-571 (see details)
    81. Marchante, E; Kjoller, A; Struwe, S; Freitas, H (2008) invasive Acacia longifolia induce changes in the microbial catabolic diversity of sand dunes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 40, 10, 2563-2568. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2008.06.017
    82. BANDEIRA DE ALBUQUERQUE, M, RODRÍGUEZ-ECHEVERRÍA, S., FREITAS, H. (2008) Genetic diversity in populations of Erica andevalensis, a vulnerable metallophyte species from the Iberian Peninsula. Web Of Ecology. 8, 135-141 (see details)
    83. Azul AM, Ramos V, Pato A, Azenha M, Freitas H (2008) Mycorrhiza in the Mediterranean Basin: safety teaching and training. Journal Of Biological Education. 42, 3, 54-61 (see details)
    84. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomentellocumulata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 125-130 (see details)
    85. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomentelloepidermoidea” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 131-134 (see details)
    86. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomenteloreticulata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 135-139 (see details)
    87. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2008) “Quercirhiza tomentellostellata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 11/12, 141-146 (see details)
    88. Castro, H., Alcazar, R., Freitas, H. (2008) Reposnse of plant functional attributes to extensive agricultural practices. Two case studies from Alentejo South Portugal. Les Cahiers D'orphée. 1, 173-182 (see details)
    89. García, L. V., Maltez-Mouro, S., Pérez-Ramos, I. M., Freitas, H. and Marañón, T. (2007) Counteracting gradients of light and soil nutrients in the understorey of Mediterranean oak forests. Web Ecology. 6, 67-74 (see details)
    90. Campelo, F; Nabais, C; Freitas, H; Gutierrez, E (2007) Climatic significance of tree-ring width and intra-annual density fluctuations in Pinus pinea from a dry Mediterranean area in Portugal. Annals Of Forest Science. 64, 2, 229-238. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://www.afs-journal.org/index.php?option=article&access=standard&Item...
    91. Castro, P., Valiela, I., Freitas, H. (2007) The use of sedimentary %C, %N, δ15N, and Pb concentrations to assess historical changes in anthropogenic influence on Portuguese estuaries. Environmental Pollution. 147, 3, 706-712 (see details)
      Link: http://10.1016/j.envpol.2006.09.011
    92. Marta-Pedroso, C., Freitas , H.& Domingos, T. (2007) Testing for the survey mode effect on contingent valuation data quality: A case study of web based versus in-person interviews. . Ecol. Econ. (2007), Doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2007.02.005. 62, 3-4, 388-398 (see details)
    93. Crisóstomo, J.A., Freitas, H., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S. (2007) Comparison between relative growth rates of three woody legumes: implications in the process of ecological invasion. Web Ecology. 7, 22-26 (see details)
      Link: http://www.oikos.ekol.lu.se/wepdfs/Web_Ecol.7.22-26.pdf
    94. Silva, H., Caldeira, G. & Freitas, H. (2007) Salicornia ramosissima population dynamics and tolerance of salinity. Ecol. Research. 22, 125-134 (see details)
    95. Maltez-Mouro, Sara; Garcia, Luis V.; Maranon, Teodoro; Freitas, Helena (2007) Recruitment patterns in a Mediterranean oak forest: A case study showing the importance of the spatial component. Forest Science. 53, 6, 645-652. (see details) ISI paper
    96. Araújo, G.C.L., Lemos, S.G., Ferreira, A.G. , Freitas,H. Nogueira, A.R.A. (2007) Effect of pre-treatment and supporting media on Ni(II), Cu(II), Al(III) and Fe(III) sorption by plant root material. Chemosphere. 68, 3, 537-545 (see details)
    97. Goncalves, MT; Goncalves, SC; Portugal, A; Silva, S; Sousa, JP; Freitas, H (2007) Effects of nickel hyperaccumulation in Alyssum pintodasilvae on model arthropods representatives of two trophic levels. Plant And Soil. 293, 1-2, 177-188. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-006-9174-4
    98. Campelo, F; Gutierrez, E; Ribas, M; Nabais, C; Freitas, H (2007) Relationships between climate and double rings in Quercus ilex from northeast Spain. Canadian Journal Of Forest Research-revue Canadienne De Recherche Forestiere. 37, 10, 1915-1923. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://rparticle.web-p.cisti.nrc.ca/rparticle/AbstractTemplateServlet?jo...
    99. Rodriguez-Echeverria, Susana; Crisostomo, Joao A.; Freitas, Helena (2007) Genetic diversity of rhizobia associated with Acacia longifolia in two stages of invasion of coastal sand dunes. Applied And Environmental Microbiology. 73, 15, 5066-5070. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1128/AEM.00613-07
    100. Ribeiro, P. Paiva, J. & Freitas, H. (2007) Narcissus × caramulensis (Amaryllidaceae), a new hybrid for the portuguese flora. Anales Del Jardín Botánico De Madrid. 64, 1, 43-46 (see details)
    101. Castro, P; Valiela, I; Freitas, H (2007) Eutrophication in Portuguese estuaries evidenced by delta N-15 of macrophytes. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 351, 43-51. (see details) ISI paper
    102. Goncalves, SC; Portugal, A; Goncalves, MT; Vieira, R; Martins-Loucao, MA; Freitas, H (2007) Genetic diversity and differential in vitro responses to Ni in Cenococcum geophilum isolates from serpentine soils in Portugal. Mycorrhiza. 17, 8, 677-686. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00572-007-0145-2
    103. Cristina Marta-Pedroso,Tiago Domingos, Helena Freitas, Rudolf S. de Groot (2007) Cost–benefit analysis of the Zonal Program of Castro Verde (Portugal): Highlighting the trade-off between biodiversity and soil conservation. Soil & Tillage Research. 97, 79–90 (see details)
    104. Garnier, E; Lavorel, S; Ansquer, P; Castro, H; Cruz, P; Dolezal, J; Eriksson, O; Fortunel, C; Freitas, H; Golodets, C; Grigulis, K; Jouany, C; Kazakou, E; Kigel, J; Kleyer, M; Lehsten, V; Leps, J; Meier, T; Pakeman, R; Papadimitriou, M; Papanastasis, VP; Quested, H; Quetier, F; Robson, M; Roumet, C; Rusch, G; Skarpe, C; Sternberg, M; Theau, JP; Thebault, A; Vile, D; Zarovali, MP (2007) Assessing the effects of land-use change on plant traits, communities and ecosystem functioning in grasslands: A standardized methodology and lessons from an application to 11 European sites. Annals Of Botany. 99, 5, 967-985. (see details) ISI paper
    105. Almeida, J.D. & Freitas, H. (2006) Exotic Flora of continental Portugal – a reassessment. Botanica Complutensis. 30, 117-130 (see details)
    106. de la Pena, E; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; van der Putten, WH; Freitas, H; Moens, M (2006) Mechanism of control of root-feeding nematodes by mycorrhizal fungi in the dune grass Ammophila arenaria. New Phytologist. 169, 4, 829-840. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2005.01602.x
    107. van der Putten, WH; Cook, R; Costa, S; Davies, KG; Fargette, M; Freitas, H; Hol, WHG; Kerry, BR; Maher, N; Mateille, T; Moens, M; de la Pena, E; Piskiewicz, AM; Raeymaekers, ADW; Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; van der Wurff, AWG (2006) Nematode interactions in nature: Models for sustainable control of nematode pests of crop plants?. Advances In Agronomy, Vol 89. 89, 227-260. 0-12-000807-6. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1016/S0065-2113(05)89005-4
    108. Barrico ML, Nabais C, Martins MJ and Freitas H. (2006) Effect of the season, land use and soil type on the occurrence of phenolic compounds in two catchments of southern Portugal. Chemosphere. 65, 482-488 (see details)
    109. Rodriguez-Echeverria, S; Freitas, H (2006) Diversity of AMF associated with Ammophila arenaria ssp arundinacea in Portuguese sand dunes. Mycorrhiza. 16, 8, 543-552. (see details) ISI paper
      Link: doi:10.1007/s00572-006-0070-9
    110. Castro, P. and Freitas, H. (2006) Anthropogenic effects and salt marsh loss in the Mondego and Mira estuaries (Portugal). Web Ecology. 6, 59-66 (see details)
    111. Antunes do Carmo, J., Schreck Reis, C., Freitas, H. (2006) Successful rehabilitation of a sand dune system. Wit Transactions On Ecology And The Environment. 88, 195-204 (see details)
    112. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza flavocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 93-97 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    113. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza tomentellofuniculosa” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    114. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza tomentelloflexuosa” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 121-126 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    115. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza tomentellocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 115-119 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    116. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza summatriangularis” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 111-114 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    117. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza stelladuplicata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 105-109 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    118. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza lanatriangularis” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 99-103 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    119. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza dendrohyfidiomorpha” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 87-91 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    120. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza ateracusrugosa” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 75-79 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    121. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) “Quercirhiza annelata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 9/10, 69-73 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    122. J. Pratas, M.N.V.Prasad, H.Freitas & L.Conde. (2005) Plants growing on abandoned mines of Portugal contaminated with As (Arsenic), Sb (Antimony) and W (Tungsten), delineate areas of anomalous soil composition for biogeochemical prospecting and possible mine reclamation. Journal Of Geochemical Exploration. 85, 99-107 (see details)
    123. Spehn, E.M., Hector, A., Joshi, J., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schmid, B., Beierkuhnlein, C., Caldeira, M. C., Diemer, M., Dimitrakopoulos, P. G., Finn, J. A., Freitas, H., Giller, P. S., Good, J., Harris, (2005) Ecosystem effects of biodiversity manipulations in European grasslands. Ecological Monographs. 75, 37-63 (see details)
    124. Schreck Reis, C., Freitas, H., van der Putten, W.H. (2005) Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link in Portuguese coastal sand dunes. Nematologia Mediterranica. 33, 11-18 (see details)
    125. Maltez-Mouro, S., García, L.V., Marañón, T. & Freitas, H. (2005) The combined role of topography and overstory tree composition in promoting edaphic and floristic heterogeneity in a Mediterranean forest. Ecological Research. 20, 668-677 (see details)
    126. Portugal, A., Vieira, R., Freitas, H. (2005) Caracterização molecular por AFLP de isolados do fungo ectomicorrízico Cenococcum geophilum de solos derivados de formações ultramáficas do NE de Portugal. Revista De Ciências Agrárias. XXVIII, (see details)
    127. Gonçalves S.C., Sedlmayr A., Castro H., Gonçalves M.T. & Freitas H. (2005) Diversidade de tipos de micorrizas em áreas sujeitas a diferentes usos do solo. Revista De Biologia. 23, 23-34 (see details)
    128. Nabais, C., Hagemeyer, J., Freitas, H. (2005) Nitrogen transport in the xylem sap of Quercus ilex: The role of ornithine. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 162, 603—606 (see details)
    129. Santos J., Schreck Reis C., Gonçalves M.T. & Freitas H., Santos, J., Schreck Reis, C., Gonçalves, M.T., Freitas, H. (2004) Micorrizas em Ammophila arenaria – Comparação entre dois sistemas dunares. Revista De Biologia. 22, 101-108 (see details)
    130. Freitas, H., Prasad, M.N.V. & Pratas, J. (2004) Heavy metals in the plant community of São Domingos, an abandoned mine in SE Portugal: Possible aplications in mine remediation. Environmental International. 1, 30, 65-72 (see details)
    131. Freitas, H., Prasad, M.N.V. & Pratas, J. (2004) Serpentine soil and plant analysis for heavy metals accumulation. Chemosphere. 11, 54, 1625-1642 (see details)
    132. Alados, C. L., Elaich, A. E, Papanastasis, V. P, Ozbek, H., Navarro, T. , Freitas, H. , Larrossi, D. , Vrahnakis, M. , & Cabezudo, B. (2004) Change in plant spatial patterns and diversity along the successional gradient of Mediterranean grazing ecosystems. Ecol. Mod.. 180, 523-535 (see details)
    133. Carla P. Fonseca, Liliana P. Montezinho, C. Nabais, A. R. Tomé, H. Freitas, Carlos F. G. C. Geraldes & M. Margarida C.A. Castro. (2004) Effects of Li+ transport and intracellular binding on Li+/Mg2+ competition in bovine chromaffin cells. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 1691, 79-90 (see details)
    134. Marchante H.; Marchante E.; Buscardo E.; Maia J. & Freitas H. (2004) Recovery potential of dune ecosystems invaded by an exotic Acacia species (Acacia longifolia). Weed Technology. 18, 1427-1433 (see details)
    135. Maltez-Mouro S., García L.V., Marañón T. & Freitas H. (2004) Understory floristic heterogeneity within a Mediterranean oak forest: how much is explained by edaphic, spatial and overstory components?. Revista De Biologia. 23, 121-133 (see details)
    136. Pratas J, Prasad M.N.V., Freitas H., and Conde L. (2004) Pinus pinaster Aiton (maritime pine): a reliable indicator for delineating areas of anomalous soil composi-tion for biogeochemical prospecting of As (Arsenic), Sb (Antimony)and W (Tungsten). European J Mineral Processing & Envir Protection . 4, 136-143 (see details)
    137. Freitas, H., Prasad, M.N.V., Pratas, J. (2004) Analysis of serpentinophytes from north–east of Portugal for trace metal accumulation––relevance to the management of mine environment. Chemosphere. 54, 1625–1642 (see details)
    138. Prasad, M.N.V. & Freitas, H. (2003) Metal hyperaccumulation in plants - Biodiversity prospecting for phytoremediation technology. (Review article). Electronic Journal Of Biotechnology. (see details)
      Link: http://ejbiotechnology.ucv.cl/content/vol6/issue3/full/6/index.html
    139. Castro, H; Nabais, C; Alados, CL; Freitas, H (2003) Effects of cessation of grazing on leaf-level photosynthesis of Periploca laevigata. Applied Vegetation Science. 6, 2, 255-260. (see details) ISI paper
    140. Domingos, J.D & Freitas, H. (2002) Acerca de algumas plantas vasculares invasoras em Portugal Continental. Studia Botanica. 21, 27-35 (see details)
    141. Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Vieira R. & Freitas H. (2002) Chromosome number in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Cenococcum geophilum from ultramafic soils of NE Portugal. The Nucleus. 45, 14-18 (see details)
    142. Portugal A., Martinho P., Vieira R. & Freitas H. (2001) Molecular characterization of Cenococcum geophilum isolates – a case study. Journal Of Mediterranean Ecology. 2, 1, 21-30 (see details)
    143. Portugal A., Martinho P., Vieira R. & Freitas H. (2001) Molecular characterization of Cenococcum geophilum isolates from na ultramafic soil (Portugal). South African Journal Of Sciences. 97, 617-619 (see details)
    144. Portugal, A., Vieira, R., Freitas, H. (2001) O uso de marcadores genéticos na caracterização de isolados do micobionte Cenococcum geophilum de solos ultramáficos do NE de Portugal. Revista De Ciências Agrárias. XXIV, 227-238 (see details)
    145. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza ectendotrophica” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 67-72 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    146. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza internangularis” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 79-83 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    147. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza pedicae” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 85-91 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    148. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza russulocystidiata” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 93-98 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    149. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2001) “Quercirhiza sclerotiigera” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 5, 99-105 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    150. Marchante E., Madeira M. & Freitas H. (2001) Avaliação da colonização ectomicorrízica em plantações experimentais de Eucalyptus globulus. Revista Das Ciências Agrárias. XXIV, 3 e 4, 205-212 (see details)
    151. Goncalves, SC; Martins-Loucao, MA; Freitas, H (2001) Arbuscular mycorrhizas of Festuca brigantina, an endemic serpentinophyte from Portugal. South African Journal Of Science. 97, 11-12, 571-572. (see details) ISI paper
    152. Portugal, A., Vieira, R., Gonçalves, S.C., Freitas, H. (2001) Aspectos cariológicos do fungo ectomicorrízico Cenococcum geophilum de áreas ultramáficas do NE Portugal. Boletim Da Sociedade Broteriana . LXX, 153-161 (see details)
    153. Hector, A., Schmid, B., Beierkuhnlein, C., Caldeira, M. C., Diemer, M., Dimitrakopoulos, P. G., Finn, J. A., Freitas, H., Giller, P. S., Good, J., Harris, R., Högberg, P., Huss-Danell, K., Joshi, J.,, Lawton, J. H. (2000) No consistent effect of plant diversity on productivity : Response. . Science (washington, D.c.). 289, 1255a (see details)
    154. Prasad, M. N. V. & Freitas, H. (2000) Removal of toxic metals from the aqueous solution by the leaf, stem and root phytomass of Quercus ilex L. – potential scope for the application in wastewater treatment. Environmental Pollution. 110, 277-283 (see details)
    155. Castro, Paula, Freitas, Helena (2000) Fungal biomass and decomposition in Spartina maritima leaves in the Mondego salt marsh (Portugal). Hydrobiologia. 428, 171-177 (see details)
    156. Prasad, M. N. V. & Freitas, H. (1999) Feasible biotechnological and bioremediation strategies for serpentine soils and mine spoils (Review article). Electronic Journal Of Biotechnology. 2, 1, 36-50 (see details)
      Link: http://ejb.ucv.cl or http://www.ejb.org
    157. Hector, A. Schmid, B., Beierkuhnlein, C. , Caldeira, M.C., Diemer, M., Dimitrakopoulos, P.G., Finn, J., Freitas, H., Giller, P.S., Good, J., Harris, R., Högberg, P., Huss-Danell, K., Joshi, J., Jumppo (1999) Plant diversity and production in European grasslands. Science. 286, 1123-1127 (see details)
    158. Nabais C, Freitas H & Hagemeyer J (1999) Dendroanalysis: a tool for biomonitoring environmental pollution?. The Sci. Total Environm. . 232, 33-37 (see details)
    159. Nabais C, Freitas H & Hagemeyer J (1999) Tree-rings to climate relationships of Quercus ilex L. in NE-Portugal. Dendrochronologia. 16-17, 41-48 (see details)
    160. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (1999) “Quercirhiza nodulosomorpha” + Quercus suber L. Descriptions Ectomycorrhizae. 4, 103-108 (see details)
      Link: http://www.deemy.de/
    161. Castro P. & Freitas H. (1999) Dinâmica do azoto no rio Mondego. Revista De Biologia. 17, 241-247 (see details)
    162. Campelo F., Marchante H., Martins M.J. & Freitas H. (1998) Contribuição para o Estudo Evolutivo da Paisagem no Concelho de Montemor-o-Velho. Revista De Biologia. 16, 279-283 (see details)
    163. Azul AM & Freitas H. (1998) Estudo da micorrização de Quercus suber L. em condições naturais (populações de Grândola e Santiago do Cacém). Revista De Biologia. 16, 231-234 (see details)
    164. Reis, C. S., Freitas, H. (1998) Monitorização de Ammophila arenaria em ecossistemas dunares portugueses. Revista De Biologia. 16, 1-4, 211-215 (see details)
    165. Castro P. & Freitas H. (1998) Regulação iónica em folhas senescentes de Spartina maritima. Revista De Biologia. (lisboa). 16, 217-220 (see details)
    166. Nabais C, Freitas H, Hagemeyer J & Breckle S-W (1996) Radial distribution of Ni in stemwood of Quercus ilex L. trees grown on serpentine and sandy loam (umbric leptosol) soils of NE-Portugal. Plant And Soil. 183, 181-185 (see details)
    167. Freitas, H. & Mooney, H. (1996) Effects of water stress and soil texture on the performance of two genotypes of Bromus hordeaceus from sandstone and serpentine soils. Acta Oecologica . 17, 307-317 (see details)
    168. Freitas, H. & Breckle, S.-W. (1993) Accumulation of nitrate in bladder hairs of some Atriplex species. Plant Physiol. Biochem. . 31, 6, 887-892 (see details)
    169. Freitas, H. & Breckle, S.-W (1993) Progressive cutinization in Atriplex bladder stalk cells. Flora. 188, 287-290 (see details)
    170. Freitas, H. & Breckle, S.-W. (1992) Importance of bladder hairs for salt tolerance of field-grown Atriplex species of a Portuguese salt marsh. Flora. 187, 283-297 (see details)
    171. Breckle, S.-W., Freitas, H. & Reimann, C. (1990) A new method for sampling Atriplex bladders. Plant, Cell And Environment. 13, 871-873 (see details)
    1. Marchante, H., Morais, M., Freitas, H., Marchante, E. (2014) Guia prático para a identificação de Plantas Invasoras em Portugal. Coimbra . Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    2. Marchante, E., Freitas, H. & Marchante, H. (2009) Guia Prático para a Identificação de Plantas Invasoras de Portugal Continental. Coimbra. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. 978-989-8074-70-6. (see details)
    3. Azul AM, Reis CS, Freitas H (2009) Descobrir as Ciências. (EDS.), Vamos cuidar da Terra: Fazer pouco pode mudar muito. Coimbra. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra [Coimbra University Press]. 1, ISBN: 978-989-8074-84-3. (see details)
      Link: http://www.uc.pt/imprensa_uc/catalogo/descobrirasciencias/vamoscuidarterra2
    4. Marchante H.; Marchante E. & Freitas H. (2005) Plantas Invasoras em Portugal – guia para identificação e controlo. Coimbra. Ed. dos autores. Depósito legal n.º 239042/06. (see details)
      Link: http://www.uc.pt/invasoras/resultados/fichas/especies_perfis.htm
    5. Traça de Almeida, A., Freitas, H. & Figueiredo, M. (2005) Investir nas Florestas Portuguesas. Florestas e Desenvolvimento Sustentável. Universidade de Coimbra. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra.. 1, (see details)
    1. Kanoun-Boulé M., Bandeira de Albuquerque M., Nabais C., Freitas H. (in press) Copper as an Environmental contaminant: Phytotoxicity and Human Health Implications. In: Trace Elements: Nutritional Benefits, Environmental Contamination, and Health Implications. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.. (see details)
    2. Marchante, E., Kjøller, A., Struwe, S., Freitas, H. (2008) Soil microbial activity in dune ecosystems invaded by Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd. In: Plant Invasions: Human perception, ecological impacts and management. Leiden, The Netherlands. Backhuys Publisher. 978-90-5782-188-2 . (see details)
    3. Nabais C., Gonçalves S.C. & Freitas H. (2007) Phytoremediation in Portugal – present and future. In: Methods in Biotechnology. (EDS.), Phytoremediation – Methods and Reviews. Totowa. The Humana Press Inc. 23, 978-1-59745-098-0. (see details)
      Link: http://www.humanapress.com
    4. RODRÍGUEZ ECHEVERRÍA, S., COSTA, S.R., FREITAS, H. (2007) Biodiversity and interactions in the rhizosphere: effects on ecosystem functioning. In: Handbook of functional Plant Ecology, 2nd Edition. CRC. . (see details)
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    6. Alados. C, Ahmed ElAich, Vasilios P. Papanastasis, Huseyin Ozbek, Helena Freitas (2006) Desertification in the Mediterranean Region: a Security issue. (EDS.), Monitoring tools to assess vegetation successional regression and predict catastrophic shifts and desertification in mediterranean rangeland ecosystems. Springer. NATO Security through Science Series. (see details)
    7. J. S. Pereira, A. Vaz Correia, A. Cristina Correia, M.T. Ferreira, N. Onofre, H. Feitas, F. Godinho. (2006) Florestas e Biodiversidade. . In: Alterações Climáticas em Portugal. Cenários, Impactos e Medidas de Adaptação. Projecto SIAM II. Lisboa. Edições Gradiva. (see details)
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    9. Freitas, H. (2006) Land-use/Land-cover changes and biodiversity loss. In: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. EOLSS,. Oxford, UK. Eolss Publishers. (see details)
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    10. Azul AM, Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza tomentellocystidiata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    11. Azul AM, Agerer R, Martín MP, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza summatriangularis. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    12. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza stelladuplicata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    13. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza flavocystidiata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    14. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza annelata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    15. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza dendrohyfidiomorpha. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    16. Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza auraterocystidiata. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    17. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza ateracusrugosa. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    18. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza sclerotiigera. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    19. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza sclerotiigera. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    20. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza internangularis. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    21. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza ectendotrophica. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    22. Azul AM, Agerer R, Freitas H (2006) Quercirhiza pedicae. In: Colour Atlas of Ectomycorrhizae. Einhorn-Verlag, Schwäbisch Gmünd. (see details)
    23. Prasad, M.N.V., Prasad, M.N.V., Freitas, H., Freitas, H., Pratas, J. 2005 (2005) Metal tolerant plants and biodiversity prospecting to promote phytotechnologies for cleanup of metals in the environment. Chap. 25. In: Trace elements in the environment: Biogeochemistry, Biotechnology and Bioremediation. CRCPress, USA. (see details)
    24. Prasad, M.N.V., Freitas, H., Pratas, J. (2005) Trace elements in plants and soils of abandoned mines from Portugal: significance for phytomanagement and biogeochemical prospecting. Chap. 26. In: Trace elements in the environment: Biogeochemistry, Biotechnology and Bioremediation. CRCPress, USA. (see details)
    25. Marchante H.; Marchante E. & Freitas H. (2003) Invasion of the Portuguese dune ecosystems by the exotic species Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd.: effects at the community level. In: Plant Invasions: Ecological Threats and Management Solutions. The Netherlands. Backhuys Publishers. (see details)
    26. Castro, P., Marques JC, Freitas, H., Pardal MA, Maranhão P (2002) Nitrogen dynamics in the Mondego estuary: leaf senescence and N mobilization in Spartina maritima. Capítulo 3.7. In: Aquatic Ecology of the Mondego River Basin. Global importance of local experience. Coimbra. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    27. Nabais, C., Hagemeyer, J., Freitas, H. (2001) Tree Rings and Dendroanalysis. In: Metals in the Environment: Analysis by Biodiversity. New York, USA. (see details)
    28. Freitas, H. (1999) Functional diversity. In: Handbook of Functional Plant Ecology. New York. (see details)
    29. Azul, A M, Agerer, R., Freitas, H. (1999) “Quercirhiza nodulosomorpha” + Quercus suber L. In: Descriptions of Ectomycorrhizae. 4, (see details)
    30. Azul AM, Freitas H (1999) “Mycorrhizal fungi and their application to forestation programmes with cork oak (Quercus suber L.)”. In: Micorrización en las áreas Mediterraneas de la Peninsula Ibérica. Junta de Extremadura, Cáceres. (see details)
    31. Nabais, C., Freitas, H., Hagemeyer, J. (1997) Seasonal variations of aminoacids and organic acids in the xylem sap of Quercus ilex growing on serpentine and sandy loam soils . In: Plant Nutrition - for Sustainable Food Production and Environment. Dordrecht. Kluwer Academic Publishers. (see details)
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    2. Barrico M.L. (2004) Natureza e origem de compostos fenólicos nas bacias hidrográficas das albufeiras de Santa Clara e do Roxo, Alentejo. Coimbra. Departamento de Botânica - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    3. Azul AM. (2002) Diversidade de fungos ectomicorrízicos em ecossistemas de Montado. - Coimbra University. (see details)
    4. Azul AM. (2002) 2002 – Castro, P. & Freitas, H. Nitrogen dynamics in the Mondego estuary: leaf senescence and N mobilization in Spartina maritima. In Pardal M. A., Marques, J. C. & Graça, M. A. S. (eds). Aquatic Ecology of the Mondego River Basin. Global importance of local experience. Capítulo 3.7: 313-324, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra. - . (see details)
    5. Castro H. (2002) Ecofisiologia de Periploca laevigata: Efeito do pastoreio na nutrição e fotossíntese. - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    6. Marchante, E. (2002) Avaliação da colonização ectomicorrízica em plantações experimentais de Eucalyptus globulus Labill. sujeitas a tratamentos de gestão de resíduos orgânicos e fertilização (Effect of fertilization and organic matter management practices on ectomycorrhizas of Eucalyptus globulus plantations). Coimbra. Departamento de Zoologia - Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    7. Nabais, C. (2001) Invasão dos ecossistemas dunares portugueses por Acacia: uma ameaça para a biodiversidade nativa /Invasion of the Portuguese dune ecosystem by Acacia: a threat to native biodiversity. Coimbra. Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia - Universidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    8. Nabais, C. (2000) Seasonal transport, allocation and speciation of nickel in Quercus ilex trees grown on serpentine and nickel spiked soil. - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    9. Gonçalves S.C. (2000) Mycorrhizas in Festuca brigantina: functioning and ecological meaning. - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    10. Azul AM. (1999) Ectomicorrizas associadas ao sobreiro (Quercus suber L.) . - Coimbra University. (see details)
    11. Nabais, C. (1995) Dendroanalyse of Quercus ilex in serpentine areas of north-east Portugal. - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    1. Trovão J.** , Morcillo M.**, Bagulho M., Freitas H., Riccioni C., Azul A.M., ** Denotes First Co-authorship (2014) Integrated management and sustainable cultivation of the valuable truffle species Tuber borchii Vittad. (see details)
      Link: http://truffleresearch.eu/
    2. Azul AM, Ferreira I, Borba R, Freitas H, Campos A, Nunes J (2013) Project: ValueMicoTruf: prospecting, productivity, and add value to native ectomycorrhizal fungi and truffles supported by criteria of quality and indicators of sustainable production. (see details)
    3. Borba R , Ferreira I, Coelho AS, Veríssimo P, Bagulho M, Freitas H, Morcillo M, Azul AM (2013) Developing Novel Tools and Processes for Sustainable Cultivation of Tuber borchii. (see details)
    4. Azul AM, Freitas H (2009) Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities above- and belowground as indicators of land use practices severity in oak woodlands dominated by Quercus suber L. (see details)
    5. Portugal, A., Bidartondo, M., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Gonçalves, S.C., Freitas, H. & Gonçalves, M.T. (2007) Contribution to the molecular delimitation of the Tricholoma flavovirens species complex. (see details)
    6. Gonçalves, S.C., Barrico, L. Portugal, A., Pilz, D., Freitas, H. & Gonçalves, M.T. (2007) Productivity of Tricholoma flavovirens and other edible mushrooms in maritime pine forests in Portugal: effect of thinning regimes. (see details)
    7. Portugal, A., Gonçalves, S.C., Gonçalves, M.T., Vieira, R., Martins-Loução, M.A., Freitas, H. (2006) Diversity of Cenococcum geophilum isolates from serpentine soils of NE Portugal assessed by AFLP and in vitro Ni tolerance. (see details)
    8. Pereira Coutinho, A. (2006) Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Crisóstomo, J.A., Marchante, E., Pérez-Fernández, M.A., Gallardo, A. & Freitas, H. Diversidad rizobiana asciada a Acacia longifolia en la Reserva Natural de las Dunas de São Jacinto (ORAL PRESENTATION) 2º Congresso Ibérico de Ecologia. Lisboa (Portugal) 18-21 July-2006 . (see details)
    9. Pereira Coutinho, A. (2006) Rodríguez-Echeverría, S. & Freitas, H.Diversidad morfológica y genética de Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link en la costa europea. 2º Congresso Ibérico de Ecologia. Lisboa (Portugal) 18-21 July-2006. (see details)
    10. Pereira Coutinho, A. (2006) Crisóstomo, J.A., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Costa, S.R. & Freitas, H. Comparação da taxa de crescimento de três espécies de leguminosas lenhosas: implicações no proceso de invasão ecológica. 2º Congresso Ibérico de Ecologia. Lisboa (Portugal) 18-21 July- 2006 . (see details)
    11. Rodriguez-Echeverria, S, de la Peña, E., Freitas, H. (2006) Insights into the control of root-feeding nematodes by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi . (see details)
    12. Múnera Uribe, G.E., de la Peña, E., Bert, W., Moens, M., Borgonie, G., Decraemer, W. (2006) Crisóstomo, J.A., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S. & Freitas, H. AM fungi diversity associated with three woody legumes in the Reserva Natural de São Jacinto, Portugal. 5th International Conference on Mycorrhiza. Granada (Spain) 23-27 July -2006 . (see details)
    13. Múnera Uribe, G.E., de la Peña, E., Bert, W., Moens, M., Borgonie, G., Decraemer, W. (2006) 2006. ICOM V. 5th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, Granada, Spain, 23-27 July. Oral Communication: Azul AM, Martín MP, Agerer R, Sousa JP & Freitas H “Land-use history and ectomycorrhizal fungi richness and diversity patterns in managed European Mediterranean oak woodlands: Alentejo region, Portugal”. (see details)
    14. Múnera Uribe, G.E., de la Peña, E., Bert, W., Moens, M., Borgonie, G., Decraemer, W. (2006) 2006. ICOM V. 5th International Conference on Mycorrhiza, Granada, Spain, 23-27 July. Poster: Azul AM, Ramos V & Sales F “Vegetation cover diversity and mycorrhizal fungi patterns in a biogenetic reserve: after fire communities in Serra da Estrela grassland, Portugal.”. (see details)
    15. Marchante E., Marchante H., Freitas H. (2006) Recovery potential of coastal dunes invaded by Acacia longifolia. (see details)
    16. Gonçalves S.C., Bona E., Martins-Loução M.A., Freitas H. & Berta G. (2006) Nickel-induced protein pattern modifications in a serpentine tolerant isolate of the ectomycorrhizal fungus Cenococcum geophilum. (see details)
    17. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2006) 2006 - Padrão espacial das plântulas de quatro espécies lenhosas num bosque misto de carvalhos: o papel da estrutura e da composição específica da canópia. Maltez-Mouro S., García L.V, Marañón T. & Freitas H. 2º Congresso Ibérico de Ecologia (18-21 Julho) Lisboa. (see details)
    18. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2006) • KANOUN M., FREITAS H. 2006 (In preparation). Ecophysiological responses of ecotypes of Lemna minor and Spiodela polyrrhiza to trace metal exposure. 10th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control. International Water Association. 23-29 September, Lisbon (Portugal). . (see details)
    19. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2006) • KANOUN M., FREITAS H. 2006 (In preparation). Impact of pH and trace metals bioavailability on the colonisation of the drainage water of São Domingos mine (Portugal) by Lemna minor. Bioavailability of Pollutants and Soil Remediation Workshop. 11-13 September 2006, Sevilla (Spain). (see details)
    20. Kanoun-Boulé M., Vicente J., Freitas H. (2006) Ecophysiological responses of ecotypes of Lemna minor and Spirodela polyrrhiza to trace metal exposure. (see details)
    21. Pereira, A.J., Pinto, M.J., Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Schreck, C., Freitas, H., Ferreira, J., Martins-Loução, M.A., Correia, O., Máguas, C. (2005) Two different patterns of Acacia spp. invasion in coastal dune ecosystems (Portugal): with and without disturbance. (see details)
    22. Marchante H., Santos C. & Freitas H (2005) Evaluation of seed bank composition as a tool to assess invaded system restoration potential (poster). (see details)
    23. Santos C., Marchante H., Freitas H. (2005) Seed bank composition in a dune ecosystem invaded by Acacia longifolia. (poster). (see details)
    24. Pereira Coutinho, A. (2005) Underground relationships between arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and endoparasitic nematodes in coastal sand dunes. Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., de la Peña, E., Moens, M. & Freitas, H. IOBC-meeting “Multitrophic interactions in the soil”. Wageningen 2005. (see details)
    25. Marchante, E., Kjøller, A., Struwe, S., Freitas, H. (2005) Soil microbiological effects of the invasive species Acacia longifolia. (see details)
    26. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, F. (2005) Invasive plant species in Portugal: an overview. (see details)
    27. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2005) Contribution for the management of dune ecosystems invaded by Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Wild: a case study from Portugal. (see details)
    28. Gonçalves M.T., Gonçalves S.C., Portugal A, Campelo F., Martins M.J., Nabais C. & Freitas H. (2005) The MÍSCARO project: ecology and management of the commercially harvested Tricholoma flavovirens in maritime pine forests of Beira Litoral, Portugal. (see details)
    29. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2005) Castro, H. & Freitas, H. 2005. Land use changes, plant functional traits and ecosystem processes. 35th Annual Conference of the Ecological Society, "Landscapes, ecosystems and populations - dynamics, functions and conservation". Regensburg, Germany, 19 - 23 of September. Poster. . (see details)
    30. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2005) Castro, H. & Freitas, H. 2005. Effect of land use changes on species richness and plant functional traits. 48th International Association Vegetation Science Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal, 24 - 29 July. Oral communication. (see details)
    31. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2005) Castro, H., Alcazar, R. & Freitas, H. 2005. Response of plant functional attributes to extensive agriculture practices. Two case studies from Alentejo, South Portugal. International Symposium VISTA - WP5, "Tools for the Management of Natural Grassland". Toulouse, France, 6 - 8 of July. Oral communication. (see details)
    32. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2005) • KANOUN M., BANDERA DE ALBUQUERQUE M., FREITAS H. 2005 Trace metal tolerance of Erica andevalensis: a potential for phytomanagement of degraded mining soils. 48ThInternationalAssociationforVegetationScienceSymposium. ''Marginal landscapes (and nutrient-poor ecosystems)-processes and adaptation''. 24-29 July, Lisbon (Portugal) Abstract Book, P-101. (see details)
    33. de la Peña, E., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Freitas, H., Moens, M. (2005) Regulation of endoparasitic nematodes in the dune grass Ammophila arenaria: host plant vs. plant mutualists. (see details)
    34. Kanoun-Boulé M., Bandeira de Albuquerque M., Freitas H. (2005) Trace metal tolerance of Erica andevalensis: a potential for phytomanagement of degraded mining soils. (see details)
    35. Pereira, A.J., Evangelista, H., Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Schreck, C., Freitas, H., Ramos, M., Correia, O., Máguas, C. (2004) Water use in dune ecosystems: native versus invasive species (Acacia longifolia). (see details)
    36. Pereira, A.J., Pinto, M.J., Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Ferreira, J., Schreck, C., Freitas, H., Martins-Loução, M.A., Correia, O., Máguas, C. (2004) Competition ability and resource dynamics in Portuguese coastal dune ecosystems: invasive vs native plant species. (see details)
    37. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (2004) Santos, J., Sousa, J. P., Gonçalves, M. T. & Freitas H. 2004. Utilização de parâmetros microbianos na avaliação da gestão do solo em ecossistemas de Montado. Resumos do I Encontro Ibérico da Ciência do Solo. Escola Superior Agrária de Bragança, 15 a 18 de Junho. (Oral comunication). (see details)
    38. Marchante, H., Buscardo, E., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2004) Seed longevity and influence of depth in the germination ability of the invasive species Acacia longifolia seeds in dune ecosystems. Preliminary results. (see details)
    39. Marchante, H., Freitas, H. (2004) Evaluation of the seed bank composition by seed emergence approach in areas invaded by Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd. (see details)
    40. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2004) Effectiveness of mechanical cutting on Acacia longifolia control. (see details)
    41. Pereira Coutinho, A. (2004) 2004: Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with Ammophila arenaria L. in European coastal sand dunes. Rodríguez Echeverría, S.; Crisóstomo, J. & Freitas, H. Proceedings of MEDECOS X International Conference Mediterranean Ecology. Rhodes, Greece. (see details)
    42. Pereira Coutinho, A. (2004) 2004. Control of plant parasitic nematodes in a natural system: I. Plant variability and their Mutualists (Oral presentation). Susana Rodriguez-Echeverria & Helena Freitas CONFERENCE: Advances in applied biology: providing new opportunities for consumers and producers in the 21st century. Organised by The Association of Applied Biologists. Oxford (Great Britain) . (see details)
    43. Múnera Uribe, G.E., de la Peña, E., Bert, W., Moens, M., Borgonie, G., Decraemer, W. (2004) 2004. I Congresso Ibérico da Ciência do Solo, Bragança, Portugal. Poster: Azul AM & Freitas H “Diversidade de fungos ectomicorrízicos associados ao sobreiro em sistemas de Montado”. (see details)
    44. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2004) 2004 - Mouro, S., Pinto, M. J. & Freitas H. Spatial floristic heterogeneity inside an apparently homogeneous Mediterranean forest. Ecology, Conservation and Management of Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems; Proceedings 10th MEDECOS Conference. Margarita Arianoutsou & Vasilios P. Papanastasis (Eds.) Milpress 2004, Rotterdam. . (see details)
    45. Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Crisóstomo, J., Freitas, H. (2004) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with Ammophila arenaria L. in European coastal sand dunes. (see details)
    46. Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Vieira R. & Freitas H. (2004) Characterization of Cenococcum geophilum isolates from a serpentine area by microsatellite-primed PCR. A tool for future revegetation programmes. (see details)
    47. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (2003) Schreck Reis, C. & Freitas, H. (2003) Ecotypes of Ammophila arenaria in the Portuguese coast. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment, Medcoast 03, E. Özhan (Editor),Ravenna, Italy, 7-11 October: 1401-1411. . (see details)
    48. Marchante, H., Freitas, H. (2003) Invasion by Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd.: a comparison of seed bank availability in invaded and non-invaded dunes. Preliminary results. (see details)
    49. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Buscardo, E., Maia, J., Freitas, H. (2003) Recovery potential of dune ecosystems invaded by Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd. (see details)
    50. Pereira A. J., Pinto, M. J., Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Ferreira, J., Schreck, C., Freitas, H., Martins-Loução, M.A., Correia, O., Máguas, C. (2003) Competition ability and resource dynamics in Portuguese coastal dune ecosystems: invasive vs. native plant species. (see details)
    51. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2003) 2003 – Castro, P; Freitas, H.; Maia, R.; Máguas, C. Using stable-nitrogen (d15N) isotopes to assess N-loading effects in salt marshes. Caricostas 2003: First International Conference on Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Santiago de Cuba, 5 a 7 de Maio. (see details)
    52. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (2002) Schreck Reis, C., Freitas, H. & van der Putten, W. (2002) Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link in Portuguese coastal sand dunes, Fourth International Congress of Nematology, Tenerife, Spain, 8-13 June; Nematology, 4 (part 2): 275. . (see details)
    53. Freitas, H., Gonçalves, T., Maia, J., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Reis, M. (2002) Recovery potential of ecosystems invaded by Acacia. Methodologies to control invasion (INVADER). (see details)
    54. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2002) 2002 – Castro, P. ; Campelo, F. & Freitas, H. Assessing habitat changes in two portuguese estuaries during recent decades. 3rd European Conference on Restoration Ecology: “Changes of the new millennium – our joint responsability”. Budapeste, Hungria, 25 a 31 de Agosto. (see details)
    55. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2002) 2002 – Castro, P.; Valiela, I. & Freitas, H. Assessing habitat loss to anthropogenic activity in the Mondego and Mira estuaries (Portugal). 87th Ecological Society of America and 14th Society for Ecological Restoration meeting. “A convocation: understanding and restoring ecosystems”. Tucson, Arizona, E. U. A, 4 a 9 de Agosto. (see details)
    56. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2001) Invasion of Portuguese dune ecosystem by Acacia: evaluation of its effects on soil and plant communities. (see details)
    57. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (2001) 2001 – Castro, P.; Freitas, H & Valiela I. Assessing habitat changes during the last decades due to eutrophication in two portuguese estuaries. Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Coastal Zone Conference. Cleveland, E.U.A., 15 a 19 de Julho. (see details)
    58. Marchante, H., Campelo, F., Freitas, H. (2000) Invasion of Portuguese coastal sand dunes by the exotic Acacia longifolia - a threat to native plant biodiversity. (see details)
    59. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Campelo, F., Freitas, H. (2000) N availability in Portuguese coastal sand dunes invaded by the exotic genus Acacia. (see details)
    60. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1999) Reis, C. & Freitas, H. (1999) Protection of the Portuguese Coastal Sand Dunes. The importance of biodiversity, Coastal Zone 99 - The People, The Coast, The Ocean – Vision 2020, San Diego, California, USA, 24-30 July: 408. . (see details)
    61. Marchante, H., Campelo, F., Freitas, H. (1999) Impact of the genus Acacia sp. on plant biodiversity of the Portuguese sandy coast. (see details)
    62. Marchante, E., Madeira, M., Freitas, H. (1999) Effect of different management practices on ectomycorrhizas of Eucalyptus globulus plantations. (see details)
    63. Marchante, H., Marchante, E., Freitas, H. (1999) 1999 - Castro, P & Freitas H. Fungal importance for leaf senescence and decomposition of Spartina maritima in a Portuguese salt marsh. EURECO'99 – 8th European Ecological Congress, P?170. Halkidiki - Grécia, 18-23 Setembro. (see details)
    64. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1998) Reis, C. & Freitas, H. (1998) Population Ecology of Ammophila arenaria in Portuguese coastal sand dunes, Land-Water Interface: Science for a Sustainable Biosphere, St Louis, Missouri, USA, 7-12 June: A-82. . (see details)
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    67. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1997) Nabais, C., Freitas, H. & Hagemeyer, J. (1997) Dendroanalysis: a tool for biomonitoring environmental pollution. A critical assessment. International Workshop on Biomonitoring of Atmospheric Pollution. (see details)
    68. Gonçalves S.C., Gonçalves M.T., Freitas H. & Martins-Loução M.A. (1997) Mycorrhizae in a Portuguese serpentine community. (see details)
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    73. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1993) Nabais, C., Freitas, H., Paiva, J. & Mesquita, J. (1993) Ultrastructural aspects of leaves of Nerium oleander L. from lead polluted and non-polluted sites. Abstracts of the SECOTOX Regional Meeting Environmental Toxicology: hazards to environment and man in the mediterranean region, 154. (see details)
    74. Direito, M., Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Mendes, L., Neves, S., Torrinha, A. (1991) Freitas, H., Nabais, C. & Paiva, J. (1991) Heavy metal pollution in roads of Portugal using Nerium oleander L.. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference Heavy Metals in the Environment, Vol 1, 240-242. (see details)
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    2. Marchante, E., Marchante, H., Morais, M. & Freitas, H. (2013) Combining methodologies to increase public awareness about invasive plants in Portugal. In: Brunel, S.; Uludag, A.; Fernandez-Galiano, E. & Brundu, G. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Invasive Plants in Mediterranean Type Regions of the World. Trabzon, Turkey. 2-6 August 2010. Pp. 227-239. (see details)
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    4. Freitas, H. (2005) Biodiversidade e Conservação da Natureza: o contributo da ecologia. Cap. 8.2, In: 20 anos 20 temas, 1985-2005. Associação Portuguesa de engenharia do ambiente. (see details)
    5. Freitas, H. (2004) Breve reflexão sobre o ambiente urbano. Rua Larga, nº 6. Reitoria da Universidade de Coimbra. 15-16. (see details)
    6. Almeida J.D.; Marchante E.; Marchante H. & Freitas H. (2003) Invasive plant species in Portugal: state of the art. Aliens (Newsletter do Invasive Species Specialist Group of the IUCN) 18: 16-18. (see details)
    7. Freitas, H. (2003) The risk of indifference: the ultimate challenge for environmental activists and society. In: World Trends in Environmental Education. U. Azeiteiro, F. Gonçalves, W. L. Filho, F. Morgado & M. Pereira (eds). Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Cap. 9: 153-162. (see details)
    8. Freitas, H. & Horta, K. (2003) Proposed Portugal dam would flood culturally rich, biologically diverse area. World Rivers Review, June. 10-11. (see details)
    9. Portugal, A., Freitas, H. (1998) A Biodiversidade do Solo. Pedon 12, 128-134. (see details)
    10. Martins M.J.; Caldeira R.; Marchante H.; Campelo F.; Freitas H. & Paiva J. (1997) A flora e vegetação da Serra da Cabreira. Atlas ambiental para a conservação da Serra da Cabreira. (see details)