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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2008

Agricultural and Forestry Sciences - Agriculture and Environment

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciências Agronómicas e Florestais - 2008
  • Fons Werrij
  • Atanas Atanassov
  • Jan Klijn
  • Gianluca Brunori
  • Michael James Flanagan
  • Charles Michler
  • Tim Grotenhuis
  • Soren Mikkelsen
  • David Lindsay
PTDC/AGR-AAM/098100/2008

Phosphorous Diffuse Source Management and Eutrophication Control (Eutrophos). Maria da Conceição Pinto Baptista Gonçalves, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €191,353.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/098326/2008

Cover cropping: the decisive strategy for the sustainable management of the rainfed olive orchards. Manuel Ângelo Rosa Rodrigues, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €182,760.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/098790/2008

CARBOWATSHRUB - Shrub encroachment: effects on carbon, nitrogen and water cycling. Maria da Conceição Brálio de Brito Caldeira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €156,401.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099154/2008

AQUAVITIS - Understanding water transport in Vitis vinifera: biochemical characterization of aquaporins upon their heterologous expression in yeast. Maria da Conceição da Silva Loureiro Dias, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €186,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099234/2008

Breeding for salinity tolerance in rice and identification of key genes/proteins affecting seed set under salt stress. Sonia Negrao, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €137,916.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099324/2008

Genetic variation of Cylindrocarpon species infecting grapevine and their behaviour in the host and soil. Maria Helena Mendes da Costa Ferreira Correia de Oliveira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €110,300.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099556/2008

Effect of the fungus Hypholoma fasciculare on the sustainability of Castanea sativa orchards. Maria Teresa Correia Guedes Lino Neto, Universidade do Minho (UM). €151,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099560/2008

Mealybug reproductive biology and pheromone-mediated interactions: a basis to develop ecological sound management tactics for pest mealybugs. José Carlos Franco, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €127,533.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099577/2008

Study of the role and regulation of glutamine synthetase in Medicago truncatula seeds. Maria Helena Guimarães Bastos de Carvalho, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €92,598.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099645/2008

BioNIO - Bioactive Natural Ingredients from Opuntia spp.. Valorisation of plants from Alentejo. Catarina Maria Martins Duarte, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €150,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/099723/2008

FLYPRED - Has tiger-fly a role in biological control of protected crops? Elisabete Tavares Lacerda de Figueiredo Oliveira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €143,093.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/100115/2008

The nutritional strategy of carob-trees in calcareous soils. Pedro José Realinho Gonçalves Correia, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €121,168.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/100465/2008

Genetic analysis of suber differentiation in Quercus suber L. rita teresa pereira teixeira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €148,532.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/100577/2008

Nitrogen-fixing biofertilizers for gramineous crops. Maria Paula Abranches Alvarinhas Fareleira, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €157,700.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/100979/2008

Increasing functional biodiversity in olive groves to enhance conservation biological control of insect pests. Laura Monteiro Torres, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €185,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/101643/2008

NanoDC - Electrokinetic remediation of soil contaminated with persistent organic pollutants using iron nanoparticles. Célia Maria Dias Ferreira, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra (IPC). €167,138.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/101817/2008

Solanum sisymbriifolium: A potential alternative to agrochemical control of potato cyst and root-knot nematodes. Isabel Luci Pisa Mata da Conceição, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €176,976.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102006/2008

Effect of phytochemicals on organic matter transformation and on key processes of carbon and nitrogen cycles in soil. Henrique Manuel da Fonseca Trindade, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €176,300.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102042/2008

Integrated Treatment of Cork Processing Wastewaters for Potencial Reuse. Arlindo Caniço Gomes, Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI). €68,484.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102300/2008

EFFECTS OF AGRI-ENVIRONMENT SCHEMES ON BIODIVERSITY: EVALUATION OF A LONG-TERM LANDSCAPE EXPERIMENT IN SOUTHERN PORTUGAL. Pedro Rui Correia de Oliveira Beja, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €175,188.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102316/2008

Cephalopods: -Benefits and risks of consumption; -Evaluation of biomarkers responses to organic pollution. Simone Barreira Morais, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €153,790.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102345/2008

Breaking Down The Wall - Microbial Hemicellulases for saccharification. Isabel de Sá-Nogueira, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €125,328.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102369/2008

Strategies for soil restoration and sustainable management of cork oak woodlands (STRAW). Manuel MADEIRA, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €196,129.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102447/2008

Spent coffee grounds: horticultural recovering program and implications in the vegetables quality and safety. Susana Isabel Pereira Casal Vicente, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €129,570.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102529/2008

Trace gas emissions from Portuguese irrigated rice fields in contrasting soils, by the influence of crop management, climate and increase concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. Corina Carranca, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €189,461.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102600/2008

Entomopathogenic fungi associated to olive pests: isolation, characterization and selection for biological control. José Alberto Cardoso Pereira, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €146,856.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102664/2008

Is Plantago almogravensis an aluminium hyperaccumulator plant? Elucidation of the tolerance mechanism using micropropagated plants. Anabela Maria Lopes Romano, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €134,728.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102821/2008

Plant responses to trace element toxicity: cellular mechanisms for detoxification and tolerance. Miguel Pedro de Freitas Barbosa Mourato, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €199,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102908/2008

Sustainable control of olive pests: enhancement of natural enemies' activity through the establishment of native floral vegetation. Albino Antonio Bento, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €139,457.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/102967/2008

Resistance to pesticides and other chemical stresses of agricultural interest: Role of plant Major Facilitator Superfamily transporters. Paula Duque, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €151,528.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/103377/2008

Adventitious root formation in olive cuttings: a physiological response under oxidative stress? Augusto António Vieira Peixe, Universidade de Évora (UE). €195,694.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/103721/2008

Role of a patatin-like lipid acyl hydrolase in membrane degradation under water deficit: Integrating molecular and physiological approaches in Arabidopsis. Ana Rita Matos, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €104,908.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/103873/2008

Molecular analysis of secretions of the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne hispanica. Isabel Maria de Oliveira Abrantes, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €170,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104288/2008

Pellets of undergrowth for heating. Jose Roberto Tinoco Cavalheiro, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €62,118.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104357/2008

Pursuing Green Coffe Geographic Origin Discrimination Through Relations Between Isotopes and Environmental Factors (IsoGeoCoffee). Cristina Maria Filipe Máguas da Silva Hanson, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €173,724.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104364/2008

Improvement of cork oak for sustainable artificial regeneration. Maria Helena Almeida, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €113,134.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104379/2008

Degradation of lOtic ecosysteMs assocIated with plaNtation fOrestry: An Evaluation of plantation Forest Food-wEb CommuniTies (DOMINO EFFECT). Marta Sofia Soares Craveiro Alves Monteiro dos Santos, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €194,592.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104487/2008

EVALUATION AS A BIO-INSECTICIDE OF A PROTEIN EXPRESSED BY AN ENTOMOPATHOGEN. Nelson Simões, Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso, FP (FGF). €188,280.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104562/2008

FUTUROLIVE - Effects of climate change on olive crop, yield and economics. José Paulo Mourão de Melo e Abreu, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €199,172.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104819/2008

EcoSensing: indicators, methods, and protocols for reporting and monitoring the condition of biodiversity and ecosystems in rural landscapes. João José Pradinho Honrado, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €165,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104911/2008

Evaluation of grape stalks and skins residues in chemical processing for valuable products (CHEMGRAPE). Luísa Paula Gonçalves Oliveira Valente da Cruz Lopes, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu (IPV). €171,360.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/104939/2008

Novel regulatory mechanisms of the energy sensor kinases in Arabidopsis. Elena Baena-González, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €150,012.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/105044/2008

NanoPest - Nanotecnology for Pesticide Management. Ermelinda Manuela Pinto Jesus Garrido, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (ISEP/IPP). €190,728.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/105432/2008

Web-based irrigation models and services. Models integration. José Manuel Monteiro Gonçalves, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €188,000.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/105459/2008

Extrapolação espacial dos resultados de estudos de modelos de ecossistemas na União Europeia. Michiel Adriaan Daam, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €198,654.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/105531/2008

Deciphering ectomycorrhizal symbiosis through O'mics (transcriptome, metabolome and proteome profiling) networking. Mónica Sebastiana, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €50,400.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/108312/2008

An omnipotent guest in an omnipotent pest: Aphids/Wolbachia case. Mahnaz Khadem, Universidade da Madeira (UMA). €94,553.

PTDC/AGR-AAM/108448/2008

Agro-forestry management practices of montados and its impact on bats and birds. Jorge Manuel Palmeirim, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €108,642.