Maria Cristina Morais
Phone: +351 239 855 210
e-mail: maria.morais@ci.uc.pt
Category:
Department: Botany
Direct URL for this page: http://cfe.uc.pt/cmorais
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Academic Achievements
MSc in Silviculture of fast growing species. Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. 2003 Degree in Forestry. Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. 1995
Research Interests
Biological Invasions (Phenology of Acacia longifolia, Biomass).
  • INVADER-B - INVAsive plant species management in Portugal: from early DEtection to Remote sensing and Biocontrol of Acacia longifolia (see details)
  • Invasive plantas: a threath from outside (see details)
    1. 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
    2. Morais M.C., Pereira H. (2007) Heartwood and sapwood variation in Eucalyptus globulus trees at the end of rotation for pulpwood production. Annals Of Forest Science. 64, 665-671 (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)
    1. Morais M.C.M.M. (2003) Variação do desenvolvimento de cerne e de borne e acumulação de extractivos em árvores de eucalipto (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.) para produção de pasta para papel. Vila Real. Departamento Florestal - Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. (see details)
    1. Morais M. C., Freitas H. (2008) Phenological patterns of two Acacia longifolia communities in central Portugal. (see details)
    2. Marchante H., Marchante E., Morais M., Reis C., Freitas H. (2008) Public awareness as a tool for prevention and mitigation of invasive plants species. (see details)
    3. Esteves S., Santos A., Morais M.C., Anjos O., Simões R., Pereira H. (2004) Chemical and anatomical characterization of cypress wood for pulp production (poster communication). (see details)
    4. Morais M.C., Pereira H. (2004) Variability of sapwood, heartwood and extractives in Eucalyptus globulus Labill. (poster communication). (see details)
    5. Almeida M., Santos A., Morais C., Pereira H., Anjos O., Simões R. (2003) The potential of Cupressus arizonica and Cupressus sempervirens for pulp production. (see details)
    6. Loureiro A., Morais M.C., Carvalho J.P. (1997) Evolução de algumas variáveis dendrométricas de um bosquete de Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Carr. da Serra da Padrela entre 1982 e 1994. (see details)
    1. 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)