ESTRELA - The effect of global warming on alpine ecosystems on Serra da Estrela
Susana Rodríguez Echeverría | The objective is to study the effect of global warming on the functioning and diversity of ecosystems in the upper plateau of Serra da Estrela.
KNOWLuci - A ameaça do nemátode-das-galhas radiculares Meloidogyne luci: patogenicidade e diagnóstico [2018-2021]
Ivânia Esteves | O projecto KnowLuci irá avaliar a prevalência de M. luci em culturas chave da região Centro e permitirá a obtenção de dados sobre as suas exigências ecológicas e patogenicidade. O projecto visa também o desenvolvimento de métodos moleculares para a identificação deste nemátode.
Conserving biodiversity and enhancing food security: the role of birds and bats as suppressors of rice insect pests in West Africa
Assess the contribution of bat and bird-mediated suppresion of insect pests of rice and to provide an economic evaluation of their ecosystem services
ConTribuT - Conversion of dietary tributyrin in rainbow trout
ConTribuT project aims at understanding the utilization and conversion of dietary tributyrin in aquaculture feeds for rainbow trout
PineWALL - Linking pine cell composition and structure to pinewood resistance under climate change
Study of the resistance of the cell wall of different species against the parasite responsible for the pine wilt disease
ECOASSESS - A biodiversity and ECOlogical ASSESSment of soil fauna of Gorongosa National Park
Assessment of soil fauna diversity in the Park's main habitats, relationship with biological and abiotic factors and description of associated ecological networks
POINTERS - Interações nemátode da madeira do pinheiro-árvore hospedeira: à descoberta de alternativas sustentáveis para a gestão da doença da murchidão do pinheiro
This multidisciplinary project will shed light into nature and functions of PWN pathogenicity proteins and tree resistance mechanisms, and will develop sustainable and practical elicitor-based strategies for PWD management.
PORBIOTA - Portuguese E-Infrastructure for Information and Research on Biodiversity
PORBIOTA is a Portuguese distributed e-infrastructure to manage biodiversity data, which will be integrated in the European e-Science infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research (LIFEWATCH), an ESFRI Roadmap 2016 Landmark.
Neo-allopatry. Invasive species as model systems for the study of the early stages of allopatric speciation
PTDC/BIA-PLA/0763/2014 - Daniel Montesinos (2016-2019)
Monumental stone biodeterioration assessment within the UNESCO world heritage site “University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia” (MYCOSTONE)
The project aims at studying the phenomena of biodeterioration in several types of limestone that is the main rock within the University of Coimbra Alta and Sofia monuments.
MYTAG - Integrating natural and artificial tags to reconstruct fish migrations and ontogenetic niche shifts [2016-2019]
PTDC/MAR-EST/2098/2014 - Filipe Martinho
A new paradigm on fungal nuclear cycles? An investigation to the widespread occurrence of diploid nuclei throughout the life cycle of rust fungi
PTDC/BIAMIC/1716/2014 - Pedro Talhinhas / João Loureiro (2016-2018)
FishFree: A contribution to the validation of an alternative assay for fish lethal testing
PTDC/AAG-TEC/4966/2014 - Miguel Pardal / Elsa Rodrigues (2016 - 2019)
PRATYTECH - Biotechnology approaches towards the control of the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans
PTDC/AGR-PRO/2589/2014 - Manuel Melo e Mota (U. Évora) / Isabel Abrantes (2016-2019)
INVISIBLE WOODS - Dendrochronology of the woods of buildings of the historical centers of cities of Portugal
POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016843 - Cristina Nabais (2016-2019)
Legume seed coating with beneficial microorganisms for increased productivity and resilience under climate change conditions
This project developed strategies for the application of these beneficial soil microorganisms through seed coating of legumes.
Understanding olive adaptations to changing environments: physiology, metabolomics and gene expression
SFRH/BPD/100865/2014 - Celeste Dias (2015-2018)
GORONGOSA: Exploring biodiversity and ecological networks for forest conservation and restoration in Gorongosa National Park – Mozambique
PTDC/BIA-BIC/4019/2012 - Susana Rodríguez-Echeverría (2013-2015)
Rapid development of increased competitive ability and mechanisms of reproductive isolation of Centaurea species.
PTDC/BIA-PLA/3389/2012 - Daniel Montesinos (2013-2015)
Evolution of reproductive systems during the invasion process of the polyploid species Oxalis pes-caprae
PTDC/BIA-BIC/110824/2009 - João Loureiro (2011 - 2014)
MUTUALNET - Below and aboveground mutualisms and the invasion by Australian acacias: relevance on invasive dynamics and consequences for native ecosystems
PTDC/BIA-BEC/103507/2008 - Susana Rodríguez-Echeverría (2010-2013)
Fungal diversity on historical documents: Molecular identification and implementation of control strategies for the preservation of the archivistic patrimony
PTDC/HAH/65262/2006 - António Portugal (2008-2010)