Biotechnology Centre of Azores
Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
University of the Azores
Rua Capitão João D'Avila
9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo
Terceira, Azores, Portugal
Artur da Câmara Machado developed his studies of Agriculture Sciences and PhD studies (Dr. rer. nat. techn.) at the University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna, Austria, thesis about “Regeneration and Transformation Systems in Prunus”; was co-worker in the Plant Biotechnology Group of the Institute of Applied Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna; Engaged in Plant Biotechnology Research at the Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Azores; and Professor at the University of Azores, teaching Genetics, Plant Breeding and Plant tissue Culture. Also is the Director of the Biotechnology Centre of Azores (CBA). Won the awards: Álvaro Baltazar Moreira da Fonseca by the Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Viticultura Duriense (ADVID); Österreichische Gesellschaft für Biotechnologie, regarding the Regeneration of transgenic plants of Prunus armeniaca containing the coat protein gene of Plum Pox Virus; Bodenkulturpreis der Wirtschaftskammer Wien and Rudolf Hermann on Viticulture and Horticulture.
Drumonde Melo C, Walker C, Krüger C, Borges, PAV, Luna S, Mendonça D, Fonseca HMAC, da Câmara Machado A (2019). Environmental factors driving arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities associated with endemic woody plant Picconia azorica on native forest of Azores. Annals of Microbiology 69: 1309-1327. DOI: 10.1007/s13213-019-01535-x.
Drumonde Melo C, Luna S, Krüger C, Walker C, Mendonça D, Fonseca HMAC, Jaizme-Vega M, da Câmara Machado A (2018). Communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under Picconia azorica in native forests of Azores. Symbiosis 74: 43-54. DOI: 10.1007/s13199-017-0487-2
Drumonde Melo C, Luna S, Krüger C, Walker C, Mendonça D, Fonseca HMAC, Jaizme-Vega M, da Câmara Machado A (2017). Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition associated with Juniperus brevifolia in native Azorean forest. Acta Oecologica 79: 48-61, DOI: 10.1016/j.actao.2016.12.006