António Portugal
Phone: +351 239855210
e-mail: aportuga@ci.uc.pt
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Department: Department of Botany, FCTUC
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Academic Achievements
Master in Ecology; PhD in Molecular Biology
Research Interests
Molecular biology of Fungi Molecular markers Serpentine ecology
  • Ecology and management of the commercially harvested Tricholoma flavovirens in maritime pine forests of Beira Litoral, Portugal (MÍSCARO) (see details)
    1. 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
    2. 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
    3. 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
    4. 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
    5. 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
    6. 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)
    7. 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)
    8. 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)
    9. 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)
    10. 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)
    11. 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)
    1. Portugal, A. (2004) Genetic variability and multi-loci analysis in isolates of the ectomycorrhizal fungus Cenoccocum geophilum from the NE Portugal ultramafic areas. Coimbra. Departament of Botany - Universidade de Coimbra. (see details)
    2. Portugal, A. (1997) Effects of Ruta chalepensis (Rutaceae) leaves extracts on phytoparasitic nematodes (Meloidogyne spp. and Globodera rostochiensis) and insects (Tribolium castaneum). Coimbra. Department of Zoology - University of Coimbra. (see details)
    1. Sónia Costa, Joana Santos, Susana C. Gonçalves, António Portugal & M. Teresa Gonçalves (2008) Effects of Ni addition and fertilization on Festuca brigantina growth and mycorrizal colonization. (see details)
    2. Botelho, M.L., Mesquita, N., Alves, L., Cabo-Verde, S., Belchior, A., Portugal, A. (2008) Ionizing radiation as tool for document preservation – a case study on archives of University of Coimbra. (see details)
    3. Portugal, A., Mesquita, N., Videira, S., Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Bandeira, A.M.L., Santos, M.J.A., Cabo-Verde, S., Botelho, M.L., Freitas, H. (2008) Fungal diversity on historical documents: molecular identification and implementation of control strategies for the preservation of the archive patrimony of the University of Coimbra. (see details)
    4. 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)
    5. 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)
    6. 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)
    7. Silva S., Portugal A., Gonçalves S.C., Sousa J.P. & Gonçalves M.T. (2006) Testing the anti-herbivory hypothesis of Ni hyperaccumulation in Alyssum pintodasilvae on Tribolium castaneum and Porcellio dilatatus. (see details)
    8. 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)
    9. 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)
    1. Portugal, A., Freitas, H. (1998) A Biodiversidade do Solo. Pedon 12, 128-134. (see details)