Research

Publications

Articles in SCI Journals

  • 2019

    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.

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    Mendes C, Dias E, Ponte M, Mendes A. & Rochefort L. (2019). The distribution and naturalness of peatland on Terceira Island (Azores): instruments to define priority areas for conservation and restoration. Mires and Peat, 24(35), 1–16. doi: 10.19189/MaP.2018.OMB.371

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  • 2018

    Tavares, J., Silva, L., & Oliveira, L. (2018). Modeling adult emergence and fecundity of factitious hosts under different food sources supports massive egg production management. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 108(2), 150-157. doi:10.1017/S000748531700061X

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    Fontes, J., I. Sanchez Roja, J. Tavares & L. Oliveira (2018). Lethal and Sublethal Effects of Various Pesticides on Trichogramma achaeae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 111:  1219-1226. DOI: 10.1093/jee/toy064

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    Eleutério T, Pereira MJ, Vasconcelos HC (2018). Effect of extraction method on physicochemical characteristics of kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) fibres. Mater Sci Nanotechnol. 2: 1-4. DOI: 10.35841/nanotechnology.2.1.1-4

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    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

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  • 2017

    Tanneberger, F., Tegetmeyer, C., Busse, S., Barthelmes, A., Shumka, S., Moles Marié, A., Jenderdjian, K., Steiner, G.M., Essl, F. Etzol, J., Mendes, C., and 48 others (2017). The peatland map of Europe. Mires and Peat, 19(22), 1-17. DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2016.OMB.264

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    Schaefer RJ, Schubert M, Bailey E, Bannasch DL, Barrey E, Bar-Gal GK, Brem G, Brooks SA, Distl O, Fries R, Finno CJ, Gerber V, Haase B, Jagannathan V, Kalbfleisch T, Leeb T, Lindgren G, Lopes MS, Mach N, da Câmara Machado A, MacLeod JN, McCay A, Metzger J, Penedo C, Polani S, Rieder S, Tammen I, Tetens J, Thaller G, Verini-Supplizi A, Wade CM, Wallner B, Orlando L, Mickelson JR, McCue ME (2017). Developing a 670k genotyping array to tag ~2M SNPs across 24 horse breeds. BMC Genomics 18, 565. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-017-3943-8

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    Pereira D, Dias E, Ponte M (2017). Investigating the internal structure of four Azorean Sphagnum bogs using ground-penetrating radar. Mires and Peats, 10(13), DOI: 1-19.10.19189/MaP.2016.OMB.259

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    Ana C. Conrado, Hugo Arruda, David W.G. Stanton, Samuel W. James, Peter Kille, George Brown, Elodie Silva, Lise Dupont, Shabnam Taheri, Andrew J. Morgan, Nelson Simões, Armindo Rodrigues, Rafael Montiel, Luis Cunha. 2017. The complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the pantropical earthworm Pontoscolex corethrurus (Rhinodrilidae, Clitellata): Mitogenome characterization and phylogenetic positioning. ZooKeys 688: 1–13. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.688.13721

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    Oliveira, L., A.C. Durão, J. Fontes, I.S. Roja & J. Tavares (2017). Potential of Trichogramma achaeae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in Biological Control of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Azorean Greenhouse Tomato Crops. Journal of Economic Entomology, 110: 2010–2015. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tox197

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    Tavares, J., L. Silva & L. Oliveira (2017). Modelling adult emergence and fecundity of factitious hosts under different food sources supports massive egg production management. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 108: 150-157. DOI:10.1017/S000748531700061X

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    Flores-Ponce M., Vallebueno-Estrada M., González-Orozco E., Ramos-Aboites H. E., García-Chávez J. N., Simões N., Montiel R. 2017. Signatures of co-evolutionary host-pathogen interactions in the genome of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema carpocapsae. BMC Evolutionary Biology. BMC Evol Biol. 17(1):108. doi: 10.1186/s12862-017-0935-x

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    Sousa, RMOF, JS Rosa, AC Cunha, M Fernandes-Ferreira (2017). Molluscicidal activity of four Apiaceae essential oils against the freshwater snail Radix peregra. J Pest Sci 90: 971–984. doi: 10.1007/s10340-017-0842-3

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    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

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  • 2016

    Rougon-Cardoso A, Flores-Ponce M, Ramos-Aboites HE, Martinez-Guerrero CE, Hao Y-J, Cunha L, Rodríguez-Martinez JA, Ovando-Vázquez C, Abreu-Goodger C, Chavarria-Hernández N, Simões N, Montiel R (2016). The genome, transcriptome, and proteome of the nematode Steinernema carpocapsae: evolutionary signatures of a pathogenic lifestyle. Sci Rep. 6: 37536. doi: 10.1038/srep37536

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    Toubarro D, Gouveia A, Ribeiro RM, Simões N, da Costa G, Cordeiro C, Santos R (2016) Cloning, Characterization, and Expression Levels of the Nectin Gene from the Tube Feet of the Sea Urchin Paracentrotus Lividus. Mar Biotechnol 18(3): 372-83. doi: 10.1007/s10126-016-9698-4.

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  • 2015

    Sousa, R.M.O.F., Rosa, J.S., Silva, C.A., Almeida, M.T. M., Novo M.T., Cunha, A.C. & Fernandes-Ferreira, M. (2015).Larvicidal, molluscicidal and nematicidal activities of essential oils and compounds from Foeniculum vulgare. Journal of Pest Science 88 (2): 413-426, DOI 10.1007/s10340-014-0628-9.

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    Bettencourt SX, Mendonça D, Monteiro L, Lopes MS, Rocha S, Monjardino P, and da Câmara Machado A (2015). Genetic diversity and population structure of the endemic Azorean juniper, Juniperus brevifolia (Seub.) Antoine, inferred from SSRs and ISSR markers. Biochemical and Systematics Ecology, 29:314-324. doi: 10.1016/j.bse.2015.02.003.

     

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    Oliveira N, Medeiros S, Rosa JS, Seca AML, Barreto MC (2015). Drug-seeking behaviours for codeine-acetaminophen and tramadol-acetaminophen prescriptions: a pilot study. Integr Pharm Toxicol Genotoxicol 1: DOI: 10.15761/IPTG.100011

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    Lopes MS, Mendonça D, Rojer H, Cabral V, Bettencourt SX and da Câmara Machado A (2015). Morphological and genetic characterization of an emerging Azorean horse breed: the Terceira Pony. Frontiers in Genetics 6:62. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00062.

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    Mendonça D, Luna S, Bettencourt SX, Lopes MS, Monteiro L, Neves JD, Monjardino P, and da Câmara Machado A (2015). In vitro propagation of Picconia azorica (Tutin) Knobl. (Oleaceae) an Azorean endangered endemic plant species. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 37:47. DOI:10.1007/s11738-015-1797-8.

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    Sousa, R.M.O.F., J.S. Rosa, L. Oliveira, A. Cunha & M. Fernandes-Ferreira (2015). Activities of Apiaceae essential oils and volatile compounds on hatchability, development, reproduction and nutrition of Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Industrial Crops and Products, 63: 226-237. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2014.09.052.

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  • 2014

    Furtado, R., J. Baptista, E. Lima, L. Paiva, J.G. Barroso, J.S. Rosa & L. Oliveira (2014) Chemical composition and biological activities of Laurus essential oils from different Macaronesian Islands. 2014. Biochemical Systematic and Ecology, 55: 333-341. doi:10.1016/j.bse.2014.04.004

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    Balasubramanian N, Simões N. (2014) Bacillus pumilus S124A carboxymethyl cellulase; a thermo stable enzyme with a wide substrate spectrum utility. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 67: 132-139; doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2014.03.014

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    Pereira, M.J., Fagundo, H., Menezes, T. & Couto J. (2014). Investigating the propagation potential by seed and cuttings of the Azorean native Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull. International Journal of Ecology,  ID 438189: 1 - 7. doi:10.1155/2014/438189

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    Rocha S, Monjardino P, Mendonça D, da Câmara Machado A, Fernandes R, Sampaio P and Salema R (2014) Lignification of developing maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm transfer cells and starchy endosperm cells. Front. Plant Sci. 5:102. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00102

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    Rocha S., Monjardino P., da Câmara Machado A., Fernandes R., Sampaio P, Salema R. 2014. Lignification of the cell walls in developing maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm transfer cells and starchy endosperm cells. Frontiers in Plant Science 5, article 102. DOI 10.3389/fpls.2014.00102

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    Lopes MS, Mendonça D, Bettencourt SX, Borba AR, Drumonde C, Baptista C, and da Câmara Machado A (2014). Genetic diversity of an Azorean endemic and endangered plant species inferred from ISSR markers. AoB Plants. 6: plus034. doi:10.1093/aobpla/plu034.

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    Furtado, R., J. Baptista, E. Lima, L. Paiva, J.G. Barroso, J.S. Rosa & L. Oliveira (2014) Chemical composition of Laurus essential oils from different Macaronesian Islands and their ovicidal and larvicidal activities against armyworm. Planta Medica, 80. 1456-1456. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1394798

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  • 2013

    Metzger J, Philipp U, Lopes MS, da Câmara Machado A, Felicetti M, Silvestrelli M, Distl O (2013) Analysis of copy number variants by three detection algorithms and their association with body size in horses. BMC Genomics 14(1), 487. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-487

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    Sousa, R.M.O.F., J.S. Rosa, L. Oliveira, A. Cunha & M. Fernandes-Ferreira (2013). Apiaceae essential oils activities against armyworm, Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61: 7661-7672. doi:10.1021/jf403096d

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    Baptista C, Lopes MS, Tavares AC, Rojer H, Kappmeyer L, Mendonça D, da Câmara Machado A (2013) Diagnosis of Theileria equi infections in horses in the Azores using cELISA and nested PCR. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 4, 242-245. DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2012.11.008

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    Monjardino P. Rocha S., Tavares A.C., Fernandes R., Sampaio P., Salema R., da Câmara Machado A. 2013. Development of flange and reticulate wall ingrowths in maize (Zea mays L.) endosperm transfer cells. Protoplasma 250:495–503. DOI 10.1007/s00709-012-0432-4

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    Petersen JL, Mickelson JR, Cothran EG, Andersson L, Axelsson J, Bailey E, Bannasch D, Binns M, Borges A, Brama P, da Câmara Machado A, Distl O, Felicetti M, Fox-Clipsham L, Graves KT, Guérin G, Haase B, Hasegawa T, Hemmann K, Hill E, Leeb T, Lindgren G, Lohi H, Lopes MS, McGivney BA, Mikko S, Orr N, Penedo MCT, Piercy R, Raekallio M,Rieder S, Røed K, Silvestrelli M, Swinburne J, Tozaki T, Vaudin M, Wade CM, McCue ME (2013) Genetic diversity in the modern horse illustrated from genome-wide SNP data. PLOS ONE 8(1), e54997. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054997

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    Petersen JL, Mickelson JR, Rendahl AK, Valberg SJ, Andersson L, Axelsson J, Bailey E, Bannasch D, Binns M, Borges A, Brama P, da Câmara Machado A, Capomaccio S, Cappelli K, Cothran EG, Distl O, Fox-Clipsham L, Graves KT, Guérin G, Haase B, Hasegawa T, Hemmann K, Hill E, Leeb T, Lindgren G, Lohi H, Lopes MS, McGivney BA, Mikko S, Orr N, Penedo MCT, Piercy R, Raekallio M, Rider S, Røed K, Swinburne J, Tozaki T, Vaudin M, Wade CM, McCue ME (2013) Genome-wide analysis reveals selection for important traits in domestic horse breeds. PLOS Genetics 9(1), e1003211. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003211

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Articles in non-SCI journals

  • 2017

    Sousa RG, Santos JM, Silva LM, Alexandre LA, Esteves T, Rocha S, Monjardino P, Marques de Sá J, Figueiredo F, Quelhas P 2017. Stacked Denoising Autoencoders and Transfer Learning for Immunogold Particles Detection and Recognition. arXiv:1712.02824

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  • 2014

    Pereira, M.J., Almeida, V., Fontes, A. & Tavares A. (2014). Propagation of the Azorean native Morella faya (Aiton) Wilbur. Silva lusitana, Número Especial: 49 – 62.

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Other Publications

  • 2018

    Tavares, J. (2018). Agricultura, Alimentação, Pragas e Inimigos Naturais, Conferência no âmbito do "Programa do Verão Jovem na Universidade dos Açores”, Ponta Delgada, 3 e 5 de julho de 2018. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/4699

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    Tavares, J. (2018). Perspectivas para o controlo de pragas e doenças na Agricultura Açoriana, conferência integrada no “Programa Açores 2020-2025: Caso do futuro da agricultura”, uma organização da Direcção Regional do Desenvolvimento Rural e da Associação Agrícola da Ilha de São Miguel, que teve lugar nas seguintes localidades: Arrifes, Ponta Delgada, 17 de maio; Nº Senhora da Conceição, Ribeira Grande, 24 de maio; Santa Cruz, Lagoa, 14 de junho; São Pedro, Vila Franca do Campo, 20 de junho; Pedreira, Nordeste, 28 de junho; Povoação, 19 de julho.

     

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  • 2017

    Vasconcelos, H. C.; Meirelles; M. G; Pereira, M.J.; Amorim. R. & Eleutério, T. (2017). Materiais de Fibra! Um impulso em biocompósitos de conteira. UAciência. Açores magazine ,14 Maio 2017, pp: 28-29. http://noticias.uac.pt/pt-pt/artigo/artigo-materiais-de-fibra-um-impulso-em-biocompositos-de-conteira

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    Tavares, J. (2017). "O mercado está saturado". Entrevistado por Joaquim Ferreira Leite, edição de Rita Castro Gonçalves. Audiência, 2017, Janeiro, 10: Ano 1, nº 15: 1, 4-6. URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/3970

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    Pereira, M.J. (2017) A flora da mata-jardim José do Canto. Revista de bordo da companhia aérea SATA.  My-Plan, nº 5, janeiro | fevereiro 2017: 36-37. https://www.sata.pt/sites/default/files/n5_My-Plan.pdf

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  • 2016

    Tavares, J. (2016). "Biologia necessita de renovar quadros e adequar equipamentos às novas exigências". Entrevistado por Nuno Fontes Sousa. Correio dos Açores. 2016, Novembro, 25: Ano 97, nº 31.089: 6.

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    Vasconcelos, H. C.; Pereira, M.J.; Meirelles; M. G. e Amorim. R. (2016). Recursos endógenos – Fibra de Conteira. UMinho Newsletter Fibrenamics, nº 12 - OUT/NOV. http://www.web.fibrenamics.com/pt/fibrenamics/ newsletter/newsletter_n12/ fibrenamicsacores

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    Tavares, J. (2016). 40 Anos de História do Departamento de Biologia. Palestra proferida no âmbito das IV Jornadas da Biologia – Investigar Biologia, organizadas pelo Núcleo de Estudantes de Biologia da Universidade dos Açores, Complexo Científico, Anfiteatro 6, 20 de maio de 2016. URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/4672

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  • 2015

    Tavares, J. (2015). Os transgénicos estão por aí. Mesa Redonda “TransGÉNIOS ou TRANSgénicos?", Expolab, Centro de Ciência Viva: Lagoa, Açores, 19 de junho de 2015.

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Books

  • 2018

    Trota, A. & Pereira, M.J. (2018). Natural History of the Azores.2nd revised and updated Edition. Nova Gráfica. Ponta Delgada. Pp. 170. ISBN: 00_ISBN 978_989_54137_0_6

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  • 2015

    Trota, A. & Pereira, M.J. (2015). Natural History of the Azores.1st Edition. Nocamil. Coimbra. Pp. 139. ISBN: 00_ISBN 978_989_20_5622_7

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Book Chapters

  • 2017

    Mendes C. & Dias E. (2017). Azores. In: Mires and peatlands of Europe: Status, distribution, and nature conservation (ed. by Joosten, H., Tanneberger, F. & Moen, A.). Stuttgart: Schweizerbart Science Publishers. pp: 282-288. ISBN 978-3-510-65383-6

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Technical Reports

  • 2016

    Oliveira, L. & J. Tavares (2016). "Parecer sobre o Estudo da avaliação de possíveis riscos ambientais após a introdução do parasitóide Torymus sinensis Kamijo para utilização na luta biológica clássica contra a vespa-das-galhas-do-castanheiro Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu na Ilha da Madeira", submetido à apreciação do I.F.C.N., da Madeira pela Secretaria Regional de Agricultura e Pescas. Centro de Biotecnologia dos Açores, Universidade dos Açores, 23 de novembro de 2016, 11 pp. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/4706

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  • 2015

    Tavares, J., A.O. Soares, L. Silva, A. Fonseca, F. Melo, L. Oliveira & V. Vieira (2015). Parecer sobre o Projecto de Resolução Nº 96-X - Plano Estratégico de Combate às Pragas dos Açores (PECPA). Universidade dos Açores, Departamento de Biologia, 2 de fevereiro, 3pp. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.3/4707

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Articles in Proceedings

  • 2020

    Pereira D, Mendes C, Dias E (2020). The Importance of Land Cover Planning on Climatic Events: Evaluation of Peatlands’ Buffer Impact on Terceira and Flores Islands (Azores, Portugal). In: Fernandes F, Malheiro A, Chaminé H (eds) Advances in Natural Hazards and Hydrological Risks: Meeting the Challenge. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-34397-2_18

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  • 2018

    Eleutério, T.; Pinto, A.; Pereira, M.J.; Vasconcelos, H.C. (2017). Preliminary structural and thermal characterization of conteira’s (Hedychium gardnerianum) fibers for further functionalization with silica colloidal nanoparticles. Procedia Engineering, 200: 162-169. doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.07.024

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    Eleutério, T.; Pereira, M.J.; Amorim, R.; Meireles, M. G.; Pinto, A. S.; Vasconcelos, H. C. (2018). The first step to solve environmental problems contributing to social and economic sustainability on an island. ISDRS Conference 2018 Book of Papers. 454-458.

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  • 2017

    Bettencourt SX, Pereira D, Mendes C, Mendonça D, Lopes MS, Machado A & Dias E (2017). CONNECT.GENE Project: a genetic landscape approach to sustain rare species connectivity, for small islands biodiversity. Biogeography and Syntaxonomy of the Atlantic Regions - Cape Verde 2017. X International Phytosociology Meeting, November 5 to 7, Praia city, Santiago island, Cape Verd.

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    Bettencourt SX, Pereira D., Mendes C, Mendonça D, Lopes MS, Machado A, Dias E (2017). CONNECT.GENE project: a genetic landscape approach to sustain rare species connectivity, for small islands biodiversity. IN: Neto C, Figueiredo A, Romerias M, Capelo J, Silva Vitória S, Bioret F, Lopes A, Semedo JM, Costa JC (eds.= (2017). Phytosociology, biogeography and syntaxonomy of the Eastern Atlantic Regions. Centro de Estudos Geográficos, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, p.42

     

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  • 2016

    Pereira, M.J.; Martins, F.; Costa, T.; Lima, E. & Baptista, J. (2016).Vaccinium cylindraceum: Desenvolvimento, produtividade e qualidade dos frutos produzidos, em exemplares plantados numa faixa tampão na bacia hidrográfica das Furnas (Ilha de São Miguel, Açores). Actas Portuguesas de Horticultura, 26: 61-70.

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  • 2015

    Pereira, M.J.; Eleutério, T & Canhoto, J. (2015). The influence of cytokinin and auxin types and their concentration on the proliferation and rooting of Viburnum treleasei Gand seedling explants. Acta Horticulturae, 1083: 311-318.

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  • 2014

    Pereira, M.J. & Martín-Rucandio, I. (2014). New advances on germplasm selection and breeding by in vitro culture of the wild Azorean blueberry Vaccinium cylindraceum Sm. Pp: 96-102 in: Livro de Atas. II Congresso ACDA & VII Congresso de Gestão e Conservação da Natureza. Novos sonhos para uma realidade pós-crise, 27-29 de Junho de 2014. Angra do Heroísmo.

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    Pereira, M.J. (2014). Germplasm selection and breeding by in vitro culture of wild grown Azorean blueberry (Vaccinium cylindraceum Sm.) at São Miguel Island. Acta Horticulturae, 1017: 169-176.

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  • 2013

    Lopes MS, Cabral V, Mendonça D, Rocha S, Bettencourt SX, da Câmara Machado A (2013). Transcriptome profiling at different developmental stages for pony and horse embryous. In 10th Dorothy Russell Havemeyer International Equine Genome Mapping Workshop, July 10th-13th, 2013, Furnas, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal

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