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Proposals for Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2004

Agricultural and Forest Sciences

    Painel de AGR - Tecnologia dos Alimentos ... - 2004
  • Paul A. Kroon
  • Jules Janick
  • Francisco A. Tomas-Barberan
  • Rafael M. Jiménez Díaz
  • Elias Fereres Castiel
  • Gail Taylor
  • Roger Plumb
  • Luca Sebastiani
POCI/AGR/55432/2004

Chemical and sensorial characterization of malolactic fermentation impact in wines. Ana Maria Ferreira da Silva da Costa Freitas, Universidade de Évora (UE). €50,020.

POCI/AGR/55629/2004

WINEMAP - Pre-harvest and harvest mapping as a tools for improving wine quality and reducing environmental impacts at the block level. Ricardo Nuno Fonseca Garcia Pereira Braga, Escola Superior Agrária de Elvas (ESAE/IPPortalegre). €84,400.

POCI/AGR/55651/2004

Role of defense-related genes during the establishment of root-nodule symbioses between higher plants and nitrogen-fixing bacteria. Ana Isabel Faria Ribeiro, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €51,720.

POCI/AGR/55996/2004

Toxicological safety (ochratoxin A) of by-products from wineries. Arminda Alves, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €56,620.

POCI/AGR/56087/2004

Assessment of the variability of dye plants and comparative analysis of their natural compounds for industrial use. Valdemar Pedrosa Carnide, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €81,400.

POCI/AGR/56102/2004

LeVini - Novel approaches in the wine industry: Exploration of yeast genetic resources and development of diagnostic molecular tools. Dorit Elisabeth Schuller, Universidade do Minho (UM). €81,970.

POCI/AGR/56140/2004

The genus Botryosphaeria in Portugal: species with Diplodia and Dothiorella anamorphs and pathogenic on woody hosts. Alan John Lander Phillips, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €47,012.

POCI/AGR/56188/2004

Molecular approaches in the identification local crop varieties and evaluation of their seed quality. Miguel Angelo Almeida Pinheiro de Carvalho, Universidade da Madeira (UMA). €43,575.

POCI/AGR/56300/2004

Construction of a new entomopathogenic complex nematode-bacteria. Nelson Simões, Universidade dos Açores (UAçores). €68,540.

POCI/AGR/56315/2004

WINESTAR - MIXED NON-SACCHAROMYCES/SACCHAROMYCES YEAST STARTERS FOR HIGH QUALITY WINES: AN INTEGRATED STUDY. Francisco Manuel Ferreira Girio, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação (INETI). €44,784.

POCI/AGR/56321/2004

Pathogenicity and biology of Colletotrichum spp. causing olive anthracnose. Pedro TALHINHAS, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €37,547.

POCI/AGR/56378/2004

Transport of monosaccharides in Vitis vinifera. Hernâni Gerós, Universidade do Minho (UM). €86,400.

POCI/AGR/56573/2004

Glucosinolates in Brassica. Understand the effect of glucosinolates and their hydrolysis products on bacteria from the intestinal tract, pathogenic and phytopatogenic. Eduardo Rosa, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €53,640.

POCI/AGR/56658/2004

Molecular Markers for Portuguese pine wood quality. Pedro Fevereiro, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €54,815.

POCI/AGR/56661/2004

Bioactive properties of wild edible mushrooms. Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança). €48,256.

POCI/AGR/56696/2004

Phylogenetic Study of Fabaceae in Portugal. Eugenia Nunes, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €77,400.

POCI/AGR/56755/2004

PEPAGENE - Resistance to brassica downy mildew via an avirulence gene expression approach. Antonio Jose Saraiva de Almeida Monteiro, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €45,360.

POCI/AGR/56771/2004

Volatile phenol yeast producers: a great concern in wine industry to be understood. Manuel José de Carvalho Pimenta Malfeito Ferreira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €55,320.

POCI/AGR/57157/2004

Functional Characterization of Genes Related to Nitrogen Metabolism in Genetically Modified Maritime Pine. Susana Isabel Lopes Claro Tereso, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €54,120.

POCI/AGR/57175/2004

MIGRATORY ECOLOGY OF IBERIAN INLAND FISHFAUNA AND IMPROVEMENT OF FISH PASS PERFORMANCE. Teresa Ferreira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €45,745.

POCI/AGR/57279/2004

Simulation of the effect of different forest management strategies and climate change on wood/cork and carbon sequestration for the most important species of Portuguese forest (CarbWoodCork). Maria Margarida Branco de Brito Tavares Tomé, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €63,300.

POCI/AGR/57399/2004

Phytochemical and antioxidant characterization of Brassica oleracea var. costata (tronchuda cabbage) in in vivo and in vitro cultures. Paula Cristina Branquinho de Andrade, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €84,400.

POCI/AGR/57403/2004

Freezing and dehydration of yeasts and grape berries: a role for mediated water fluxes. Maria da Graça Tavares Rebelo de Soveral Rodrigues, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €51,402.

POCI/AGR/57487/2004

Epiphytic bryophyte biodiversity in the Madeira`s Laurel Forest. Molecular relationships, biogeography and conservational approach. Maria Manuela Pinheiro Sim-Sim, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €43,858.

POCI/AGR/57580/2004

Mate location by mealybug males and host finding by parasitoids: its potential use to manage two noxious mealybug species in citrus orchards and vineyards. José Carlos Franco, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €32,773.

POCI/AGR/57669/2004

Ecology and management of the commercially harvested Tricholoma flavovirens in maritime pine forests of Beira Litoral, Portugal. (acronym: MÍSCARO). Maria Teresa Silva Goncalves de Serra e Silva, Instituto do Ambiente, Tecnologia e Vida (IATV/UC). €84,500.

POCI/AGR/57719/2004

Methodologies for a better rural land use planning and management considering aquifer vulnerability to diffuse pollution. Teresa Barbosa Eira Leitão de Lobo Ferreira, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC). €60,852.

POCI/AGR/57817/2004

GENETIC OF RESISTANCE TO COLLETOTRICHUM IN OLIVE TREE. Paula Filomena Martins Lopes, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €79,600.

POCI/AGR/57902/2004

Molecular and functional characterization of genes involved in maritime pine embryogenesis. Célia Maria Romba Rodrigues Miguel, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €55,014.

POCI/AGR/57994/2004

Maize “broa” quality attributes: Identifying genes that affect the technological ability for bread production. Maria Carlota Morais e Cunha Vaz Patto, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €68,971.

POCI/AGR/58174/2004

GENETIC AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ALUMINIUM TOLERANCE IN TRITICEAE. Olinda Pinto-Carnide, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €81,900.

POCI/AGR/58226/2004

FERTINOV - Technological Inovation in crop fertilization to reduce production costs and environmental impacts and increase nutrient use effciency. Pedro Jorge Cravo Aguiar Pinto, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €72,113.

POCI/AGR/58320/2004

Large scale screen for genes important in production associated phenotypes in Vitis. Helena Sofia de Henriques Lebre de Campos Pereira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €60,000.

POCI/AGR/58325/2004

Nitrogen uptake and use efficiency in pear. Corina Carranca, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB). €51,069.

POCI/AGR/58450/2004

Grape Must Concentration by Nanofiltration and Electrodialysis. Maria Norberta de PINHO, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €55,590.

POCI/AGR/58896/2004

PHOENIX - Forest conversion in burned areas. Joaquim Sande Silva, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €78,678.

POCI/AGR/59079/2004

Understanding defence responses of grapevine to drought stress- metabolic regulation at the leaf and berry levels. Maria Manuela Coelho Cabral Ferreira Chaves, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €67,003.

POCI/AGR/59090/2004

Citrus tristeza virus evolution and molecular epidemiology. Gustavo Nuno Barbosa Nolasco, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €71,520.

POCI/AGR/59097/2004

The use of monoclonal antibodies in the detection, identification and quantification of the pine wood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. Isabel Maria de Oliveira Abrantes, Instituto do Ambiente, Tecnologia e Vida (IATV/UC). €70,560.

POCI/AGR/59152/2004

Mediterranean woody species of montados: surviving the drought. Teresa Maria Santana Barreto Soares David, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB). €67,068.

POCI/AGR/59180/2004

How do wild forest fires influence groundwater quality and quantity in Portugal? João Paulo de Cárcomo Lobo Ferreira, Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC). €66,420.

POCI/AGR/59270/2004

Mechanisms of biocontrol of blue mold in Rocha pear: study of the physiological, biochemical and molecular bases. Maria Graca Barreiro Fragata, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB). €49,550.

POCI/AGR/59358/2004

Cross-Contamination in Food Processing: Improvement of Sanitation Methodologies. Joana Cecília Valente Rodrigues Azeredo, Universidade do Minho (UM). €40,092.

POCI/AGR/59400/2004

A sustainable strategy for the management of potato cyst nematodes, Globodera spp. MARIA JOSÉ MORENO DA CUNHA, Instituto do Ambiente, Tecnologia e Vida (IATV/UC). €62,720.

POCI/AGR/59832/2004

Multifunctionality at farm and landscape level facing rural and agricultural marginalization: sustainability and policy evaluation at case-study level. Teresa Pinto-Correia, Universidade de Évora (UE). €72,000.

POCI/AGR/59919/2004

PROTECTION OF VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL INFLAMMATION AND DYSFUNCTION BY RED WINE POLYPHENOLS: IMPLICATIONS TO ATHEROSCLEROSIS PREVENTION. Leonor Martins Almeida, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €48,454.

POCI/AGR/60236/2004

Molecular Characterization of a Microbial Hemicellulolytic System. Isabel de Sá-Nogueira, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €51,328.

POCI/AGR/60341/2004

Discrimination, quantification and virulence of the nematophagous fungus Pochonia chlamydosporia isolates for biomanagement of root-knot nematodes. Isabel Maria de Oliveira Abrantes, Instituto do Ambiente, Tecnologia e Vida (IATV/UC). €74,500.

POCI/AGR/60354/2004

EROSFIRE - A model-based, decision-support tool for soil erosion hazard assessment following forest wildfires. Jan Jacob Keizer, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €87,300.

POCI/AGR/60672/2004

How is somatic embryogenesis in dicotyledonous woody species conditioned by programmed cell death (PCD)? maria da conceiçáo Lopes Vieira dos Santos, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €82,700.

POCI/AGR/60974/2004

Resistance evaluation of Portuguese Vitis vinifera ssp. sylvestris genotypes to Plasmopara viticola and Uncinula necator infections and genetic characterization of Azorean populations of both pathogens. Artur da Câmara Machado, Universidade dos Açores (UAçores). €85,900.

POCI/AGR/61020/2004

Sensorial Impact of 3-hidroxy-4,5-dimethyl-2(5H)-furanone as the "Perceived Age" of Aged Port Wine. Mechanisms of formation. Antonio Cesar Silva Ferreira, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €67,288.

POCI/AGR/61025/2004

Elucidation of the three-dimensional structure of glutamine synthetase from the model legume Medicago truncatula. Maria Helena Guimarães Bastos de Carvalho, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €42,479.

POCI/AGR/61164/2004

Development of fuel models to appraise fire hazard in Portuguese wildland areas. Herminio da Silva Botelho, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €77,400.

POCI/AGR/61331/2004

Production of volatile phenols by wine lactic acid bacteria. José António Gomes Couto, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €77,480.

POCI/AGR/61407/2004

Resistance of tree species to fire and cumulative effects of herbivory. Francisco Manuel Cardoso Castro Rego, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €34,300.

POCI/AGR/61543/2004

Assessing the dietary exposure of Portuguese consumers to acrylamide. Improvement, development and validation of rapid screening procedures and confirmatory analytical methodologies. José de Oliveira Fernandes, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €70,240.

POCI/AGR/61980/2004

Constraints to carbon gain by tree age in Eucalyptus globulus (Labill.) stands. Sofia Cerasoli Salvatori, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €47,239.

POCI/AGR/62040/2004

Technologies for the valorization of Salvia sp. bioproducts (SageBiotech). Manuel Fernandes-Ferreira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €68,540.

POCI/AGR/63322/2004

Effects of deer on productivity and nutrient cycling of a oak woodland system. Miguel Nuno do Sacramento Monteiro Bugalho, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €43,600.