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  1. Publications 2017
  1. Aguiar, T.R., Bortolozo, F.R., Rosa Filho, E.F., Parron, L.M., Brito, A.G., Ferreira, M.T. 2017. Fate of selected agrochemicals in a tropical karst aquifer: A five-year study. Groundwater for Sustainable Development 5, 187-192
  2. Aguilar JM, Cordobés F, Raymundo A, Guerrero A. 2017. Thermal gelation of mixed egg yolk/kappa-carrageenan dispersions. Carbohydrate Polymers 161, 172-180.
  3. Almadanim M. C., Alexandre B M, Rosa MTG, Sapeta H, Leitão A E, Ramalho JC, Lam TK T, Negrão S, Abreu IA, Oliveira MM. 2017. Rice calcium-dependent protein kinase OsCPK17 targets plasma membrane intrinsic protein and sucrose-phosphate synthase and is required for a proper cold stress response. Plant, Cell & Environment, doi: 10.1111/pce.12916.
  4. Almeida AM, Nanni P, Ferreira AM, Fortes C, Grossmann J, Bessa RJ, Costa P. The longissimus thoracis muscle proteome in Alentejana bulls as affected by growth path. Journal of Proteomics 152, 206-215. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2016.10.020.
  5. Almeida D, Neto C, Costa JC. 2017. Active or passive recovery? Discussing implications of vegetation diversity in unmanaged salt marshes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 191, 201–208.
  6. Alvarenga P, Palma P, Mourinha C, Farto M, Dôres J, Patanita M, Cunha-Queda C, Natal-da-Luz T, Renaud M, Sousa JP 2017. Recycling organic wastes to agricultural land as a way to improve its quality: A field study to evaluate benefits and risks. Waste Management 61, 582–592 Q1
  7. Araujo V, Neves E, Silva AC, Martins APL, Brito LC. Listeria monocytogenes cells under nutrient deprivation showed reduced ability to infect the human intestinal cell line HT-29.  Journal of Medical Microbiology (accepted Nov 2017) DOI 10.1099/jmm.0.000648
  8. Assunção J, Batista AP, Manoel J, Lopes-Da-Silva T, Marques PASS, Reis A, Gouveia L. 2017. CO2 utilization in the production of biomass and biocompounds by three different microalgae. Engineering and Life Sciences 17, 1126-1135. (
  9. Baroncelli R., Talhinhas P., Pensec F., Sukno S.A., Le Floch G., Thon M.R. 2017. The Colletotrichum acutatum species complex as a model system to study evolution and host specialization in plant pathogens. Frontiers in  Microbiology 8: 2001. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02001
  10. Batista, A.P., Niccolai, A., Fradinho, P., (...), Sousa, I., Raymundo, A. 2017. Microalgae biomass as an alternative ingredient in cookies: Sensory, physical and chemical properties, antioxidant activity and in vitro digestibility. Algal Research 26, 161-171,
  11. Batista AP, Palomo-López E, Dias C, Lopes-Da-Silva T, Marques IP 2017. Wastes valorization from Rhodosporidium toruloides NCYC 921 production and biorefinery by anaerobic digestion, Bioresource Technology 226, 108–117
  12. Batista D, Silva DN, Vieira A, Cabral A, Pires A, Loureiro A, Guerra-Guimarães L, Pereira AP, Azinheira H, Talhinhas P, Silva MC, Várzea V. 2017. Legitimacy and implications of reducing Colletotrichum kahawae to subspecies in plant pathology. Frontiers in Plant Science 7, 2051. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.02051,
  13. Batista MJ, Gonzalez-Fernandez O, Abreu MM, Queralt I, Carvalho ML. 2017. Pioneer Mediterranean shrub species revegetating soils developed on mining soils/spoils. Land Degradation & Development 28, 718–730. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2639, Q1 Environmental Sciences, Q1 Soil Science.
  14. Belge B, Goulao LF, Comabella E, Graell J, Lara I. 2017. Refrigerated storage and calcium dips of ripe ‘Celeste’ sweet cherry fruit: Combined effects on cell wall metabolism. Scientia Horticulturae  219, 182–190.
  15. Beozzi S, Cabral F, Vasconcelos E, Ribeiro HM. 2017. Organic production of potted parsley and coriander in coconut coir amended with compost. Acta Horticulturae
  16. Blanco-Cipollone F, Lourenço S, Silvestre J, Conceição N, Moñino MJ, Vivas A, Ferreira MI. 2017. Plant water status indicators for irrigation scheduling associated with iso- and anisohydric behavior: vine and plum trees. Horticulturae 3, 47. doi:10.3390/horticulturae3030047,
  17. Bodington J, Malfeito-Ferreira M. 2017. The 2016 wines of Portugal challenge: General implications of more than 8,400 wine-score observations. Journal of Wine Research. 10.1080/09571264.2017.1392291
  18. Branco P, Francisco D, Monteiro MG, Caldeira J, Arneborg N, Prista C, Albergaria H. 2017. Antimicrobial properties and death-inducing mechanisms of saccharomycin, a biocide secreted by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 101, 159-171. doi: 10.1007/s00253-016-7755-6.
  19. Brandão C, Cameira MR, Valente F, Carvalho RC, Paço TA 2017. Wet season hydrological performance of green roofs using native species under Mediterranean climate. Ecological Engineering 102, 596-611.
  20. Brito, D., Neves, R., Branco, M.A., Gonçalves, M.C., Ramos, T.B. 2017. Modeling flood dynamics in a temporary river draining to an eutrophic reservoir in southeast Portugal. Environmental Earth Sciences 76: 377.
  21. Calapez, A.R., Branco, P., Santos, J.M., (...), Brito, A.G., Feio, M.J. 2017. Macroinvertebrate short-term responses to flow variation and oxygen depletion: A mesocosm approach. Science of the Total Environment 599–600, 1202-1212 ,
  22. Cameira MR, Mota M. 2017. Nitrogen related diffuse pollution from horticulture production—mitigation practices and assessment strategies. Horticulturae  3(1), 25, doi:10.3390/horticulturae3010025
  23. Campos, M.D., Cardoso, H.G., Nogales, A., Campos, C., Arnholdt-Schmitt, B. 2017. Characterization of the plastid terminal oxidase gene in carrot-involvement in carotenoids accumulation during storage root development Acta Horticulturae 1153, 85-92. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1153.13
  24. Canário, D.V.P., Figueiredo, E., Franco, J.C., Guerra, R. 2017. Detecting early mealybug infestation stages on tomato plants using optical spectroscopy. European Journal of Horticultural Science 82 (3), 141-148, DOI: 10.17660/eJHS.2017/82.3.4
  25. Cancela JJ, Rey BJ, Fandiño M, Martínez EM, Lopes CM, Egipto R, Silvestre JM. 2017. Tools for management of irrigation in vineyards: An approach to farmers. Acta Horticulturae 1150, 471-476. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1150.65,
  26. Caperta AD, Castro S, Loureiro J, Róis AS, Conceição S, Costa J, Rhazi L, Espírito-Santo D, Arsénio P. 2017. Biogeographical, ecological and ploidy aspects of related asexual and sexual Limonium taxa (sea-lavenders, Plumbaginaceae): ecological differentiation along the Atlantic coasts. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 183, 75-93.
  27. Cardoso, H.G., Velada, I., Nobre, T., (...), Svensson, J., Arnholdt-Schmitt, B. 2017. Screening natural variability for carrot breeding application - A target gene approach. Acta Horticulturae 1153, 69-76, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1153.11
  28. Cardoso SA, Domingos T, Magalhães MR, Melo-Abreu J, Palma J. 2017. Mapping the Lisbon potential foodshed in Ribatejo e Oeste: A suitability and yield model for assessing the potential for localized food production. Sustainability 9 (11), 2003; doi:10.3390/su9112003
  29. Carmo, M., García-Ruiz, R., Ferreira, M.I., Domingos, T. 2017. The N-P-K soil nutrient balance of Portuguese cropland in the 1950s: The transition from organic to chemical fertilization. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 8111, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-08118-3
  30. Carvalho A, Fragoso R, Duarte E. 2017. Improving waste-to-energy process by co-digestion of exhausted coffee biowaste and WWTP sludge. Energy Procedia 136C, 245-250
  31. Carvalho, A., Fragoso, R., Gominho, J., Duarte, E. 2017. Effect of minimizing D-limonene compound on anaerobic co-digestion feeding mixtures to improve methane yield. Waste and Biomass Valorization. doi: 10.1007/s12649-017-0048-1
  32. Carvalho LC, Silva M, Coito JL, Rocheta MP, Amâncio S. 2017. Design of a custom RT-qPCR array for assignment of abiotic stress tolerance in traditional Portuguese grapevine varieties. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:1835. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01835
  33. Carrera GVSM, Raymundo A, Fernandes FMB, Jordão N, Sousa I, da Ponte MN, Branco LC. 2017. Tetramethylguanidine-based gels and colloids of cellulose. Carbohydrate Polymers 169, 58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.03.084
  34. Chagas R, Lourenço AM, MonteiroS, Ferreira RB, Ferreira LM. Is caffeic acid, as the major metabolite present in Moscatel wine protein haze hydrolysate, involved in protein haze formation? Food Research International, Q1 Food Science & Technology, in press. pii/ S0963996916303982
  35. Coito JL, Ramos MJ, Cunha J, Silva HG, Amâncio S, Costa MM, Rocheta M. 2017. VviAPRT3 and VviFSEX: Two genes involved in sex specification able to distinguish different flower types in Vitis.   Frontiers in Plant Science 8:98.
  36. Conceição N, Häusler M, Lourenço S, Pacheco C, Tezza L, Ferreira MI. 2017. Evapotranspiration measured in a traditional rainfed and an irrigated intensive olive orchard during a year of hydrological drought. Acta Horticulturae 1150, 281-288,
  37. Conceicão, N., Tezza, L., Häusler, M., Lourenco, S., Pacheco, C. A., Ferreira, M. I. 2017. Three years of monitoring evapotranspiration components and cropand stress coefficients in a deficit irrigated intensive olive orchard. Agricultural Water Management 191,  138-152;
  38. Cordovil, C. M.-d.-S., de Varennes, A., Pinto, R. M. d. S., Alves, T. F., Mendes, P. and Sampaio, S. C. (2017), Decomposition rate and enzymatic activity of composted municipal waste and poultry manure in the soil in a biofuel crops field. J. Sci. Food Agric., 97: 2245–2255. doi:10.1002/jsfa.8035
  39. Correia CS, Alfaia CM, Madeira MS, Lopes PA, Matos TJ, Cunha LF, Prates JA, Freire JP. 2017. Dietary inclusion of tomato pomace improves meat oxidative stability of young pigs. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, doi: 10.1111/jpn.12642
  40. Costa CM, Canet A, Rivera I, Osório NM, Sandoval G, Valero F, Ferreira-Dias S. Production of MLM type structured lipids from grapeseed oil catalyzed by non-commercial lipases. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, on-line: 16 Oct 2017, DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.201700320
  41. Costa, JM;  Heuvelink, E; Van de Pol, P.  (2017) Propagation by Cuttings, In Reference Module in Life Sciences, Elsevier, 2017, ISBN: 978-0-12-809633-8,
  42. Costa, J.M., Reis, M., Passarinho, J.A., Ferreira, M.E. and Almeida, D.P.F. (2017). Microeconomic and environmental sustainability of Portuguese greenhouse horticulture: a critical assessment. Acta Horticutarae. 1170, 1117-1124 DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1170.144
  43. Cunha N., Magalhães MR, Domingos T, Abreu MM, Küpfer C. 2017. The land morphology approach to flood risk mapping: An application to Portugal. Journal of Environmental Management   193, 172-187. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.01.077.
  44. Danalache F., Carvalho C.Y., Brito L., Mata P.,  Moldão-Martins M., Alves V.D. 2017. Effect of thermal and high hydrostatic pressure treatments on mango bars shelf-life under refrigeration. Journal of Food Engineering, in press,
  45. Darouich H, Cameira MR, Gonçalves JM, Paredes P, Pereira LS 2017. Comparing sprinkler and surface irrigation for wheat using multi-criteria analysis: Water saving vs. economic returns. Water (Switzerland)  9(1), 50; doi:10.3390/w9010050,
  46. Delia L, Jordão A M., Ricardo-da-Silva JM. 2017. Influence of different wood chips species (oak, acacia and cherry) used in a short period of aging on the quality of 'Encruzado' white wines. Mitt Eilungen Klosterneuburg 67, 84-96
  47. De Mello-Sampayo, C., Paterna, A., Polizzi, A., (...), Silva-Lima, B., Bandarra, N.M. 2017. Evaluation of marine microalga Diacronema vlkianum biomass fatty acid assimilation in Wistar rats. Molecules 22(7), 1097; doi:10.3390/molecules22071097;
  48. de Moraes Crizel, T., de Oliveira Rios, A., D. Alves, V., (...), Moldão-Martins, M., Hickmann Flôres, S. 2017. Active food packaging prepared with chitosan and olive pomace. Food Hydrocolloids
  49. de Moraes Crizel T, de Oliveira Rios A, Alves VD, Bandarra N, Moldão-Martins M, Flôres SH. 2017. Biodegradable films based on gelatin and papaya peel microparticles with antioxidant properties. Food Bioprocess Technology. DOI:
  50. Diniz I, Figueiredo A, Loureiro A, Batista D, Azinheira H, Várzea V, Pereira, AP, Gichuru E, Moncada P, Guerra-Guimarães L, Oliveira H, Silva MC. 2017. A first insight into the involvement of phytohormones pathways in coffee resistance and susceptibility to Colletotrichum kahawae. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0178159.
  51. Direito R, Lima A, Rocha J,  Ferreira RB, Mota J, Rebelo P, Fernandes A, Pinto R, Alves P, Bronze R, Sepodes B, Figueira M-E (2017) Dyospiros kaki phenolics inhibit colitis and colon cancer cell proliferation, but not gelatinase activities. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 46 : 100-108. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2017.03.002
  52. Esquível MG, Matos AR, Marques Silva J. 2017. Rubisco mutants of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii display divergent photosynthetic parameters and lipid allocation. Applied Microbiology and  Biotechnology 101, 5569-5580. doi: 10.1007/s00253-017-8322-5.
  53. Fangueiro D, Becerra D, Albarran A, Pena D, Sanchez-Llerena J, Rato-Nunes JM., Lopez-Pineiro A. 2017. Effect of tillage and water management on GHG emissions from Mediterranean rice growing ecosystems. Atmospheric Environment 150, 303–312.
  54. Fangueiro D, Kidd PS, Alvarenga P, Beesley L, de Varennes A. Strategies for soil protection and remediation. In: AC Duarte, A Cachada and T Rocha-Santos (eds), Soil Pollution, Academic Press, 251-281,
  55. Fangueiro, D., Pereira, J.L.S., Macedo, S., (...), Vasconcelos, E., Coutinho, J. 2017. Surface application of acidified cattle slurry compared to slurry injection: Impact on NH3, N2O, CO2 and CH4 emissions and crop uptake. Geoderma 306, 160-166,
  56. Faria A, Gonçalves L, Peixoto L, Peixoto J, Brito AG, Martins G. 2017. Resource recovery in the dairy industry: the bioelectricity approach using a continuous microbial fuel cell. Journal of Cleaner Production 140, 971-976. Q1 Environmental sciences DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.04.027.
  57. Ferreira, A.M., Grossmann, J., Fortes, C., (...), Nanni, P., Almeida, A.M. 2017. The sheep (Ovis aries) muscle proteome: Decoding the mechanisms of tolerance to Seasonal Weight Loss using label-free proteomics. Journal of Proteomics 161, 57-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2017.03.020
  58. Ferreira A.R.V., Haapanen J., Mäkelä J.M., Bratvold J.E., Nilsen O., Tuominen M., Alves V.D., Coelhoso I.M. 2017. Comparison of different coating techniques on the properties of FucoPol films. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 103, 268-274.
  59. Ferreira, MI. 2017. Stress coefficients for soil water balance combined with water stress indicators for irrigation scheduling of woody crops. Acta Horticulturae 3(2), 38; doi:10.3390/horticulturae3020038.
  60. Ferreira MI, Conceição N, Malheiro AC, Silvestre JM, Silva RM. 2017. Water stress indicators and stress functions to calculate soil water depletion in deficit irrigated grapevine and kiwi . Acta Horticulturae 1150, 119-126.
  61. Ferreira RB, Ferreira JB 2017 The Live Universe. A Biologist's Perspective. Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences  4:17. doi: 10.3389/fspas.2017.00017
  62. Ferreira-Dias S., Osório N.M., Tecelão C. 2017. Lipase-catalyzed synthesis of structured lipids at laboratory-scale, In: Lipases and Phospholipases: Methods and Protocols, G. Sandoval (ed.), Second Edition, Springer (in press).
  63. Figueiredo, A., Martins, J., Sebastiana, M., (...), Monteiro, F. Pais, M.S., Roepstorff, P., Coelho, A.V. 2017. Specific adjustments in grapevine leaf proteome discriminating resistant and susceptible grapevine genotypes to Plasmopara viticola. Journal of Proteomics 152, 48-57, doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2016.10.012;
  64. Galante R., Ghisleni D., Paradiso P, Alves V.D., Pinto J.A.T., Colaço R., Serro A.P 2017. Sterilization of silicone-based hydrogels for biomedical application using ozone gas: Comparison with conventional techniques. Materials Science and Engineering: C  78, 389-397.
  65. Gama F, Saavedra T, Dandlen S, Varennes A, Correia PJ, Pestana M, Nolasco G. 2017. Silencing of the FRO1 gene and its effects on iron partition in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 114:111-118. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2017.03.004.
  66. Garcia G., Nanni S., Figueira I., Ivanov I., McDougall G.J., Stewart D., Ferreira R.B., Pinto P., Silva R.F.M., Brites D., Santos C.N. 2017. Bioaccessible (poly)phenol metabolites from raspberry protect neural cells from oxidative stress and attenuate microglia activation. Food Chemistry, 215, 274-283. doi:10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.07.128. Q1.
  67. Giménez L., Paredes P., Pereira LS, 2017. Water use and yield of soybean under various irrigation regimes and severe water stress. Application of AquaCrop and SIMDualKc models. Water 9, 393; DOI:10.3390/w9060393
  68. Goulao, L.F., Fernandes, J.C., Amâncio, S. 2017. How the depletion in mineral major elements affects grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) primary cell wall. Frontiers in Plant Science 21; 8:1439. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01439
  69. Inácio V, Barros PM, Costa A, Roussado C, Gonçalves E, Costa R, Graça J, Oliveira MM, Morais-Cecilio L. 2017.Differential DNA methylation patterns are related to quality of Quercus suber cork. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169018. Q1.
  70. Isner JC, Xu Z, Costa JM, Monnet F, Batstone T, Ou X, Deeks MJ, Genty B, Jiang K, Hetherington AM. 2017. Actin filament reorganisation controlled by the SCAR/WAVE complex mediates stomatal response to darkness. New Phytologist, doi: 10.1111/nph.14655.
  71. Jardim C,  Macedo D, Figueira I, Dobson G, McDougall GJ, Stewart D, Ferreira RB, Santos CN, Menezes R (2017) (Poly)phenol metabolites from Arbutus unedo leaves protect yeast from oxidative injury by activation of antioxidant and protein clearance pathways. Journal of Functional Foods, 32 : 333–346. doi: 10.1016/j.jff.2017.03.010
  72. Jorge T, Florêncio H, Ribeiro-Barros AI, António C. 2017. Quantification and structural characterization of raffinose family oligosaccharides in Casuarina glauca plant tissues by porous graphitic carbon electrospray quadrupole ion trap mass spectrometry. International Journal of Mass Spectroscopy 413, 127–134, Q2 – Spectroscopy, URL:
  73. Jorge, T.F., Duro, N., da Costa, M., Florian A., Ramalho J. C., Ribeiro-Barros A. I., Fernie, A.R., António, C. 2017. GC-TOF-MS analysis reveals salt stress-responsive primary metabolites in Casuarina glauca tissues. Metabolomics 13: 95.
  74. Kaya A., Bruno de Sousa R., Curvelo-Garcia A.S., Ricardo-da-Silva J., Catarino S., 2017. Effect of wood aging on mineral composition and wine 87Sr/86Sr isotopic ratio. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
  75. Kaya, A.D., Bruno De Sousa, R., Curvelo-Garcia, A.S., Ricardo-Da-Silva, J.M., Catarino, S. 2017. Effect of wood aging on wine mineral composition and 87Sr/86Sr isotopic ratio. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 65, 4766–4776
  76. Kourmentza C. , Freitas F., Alves V., Reis M.A.M. 2017. Microbial conversion of waste and surplus materials into high-value added products: the case of biosurfactants. In: Microbial Applications Vol.1, Bioremediation and Bioenergy. V. C. Kalia, P. Kumar (Eds), pp 29-77, Springer International Publishing, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-52666-9_2.
  77. Koutinas, M., Yiangou, C., Osório, N.M., (...), Valero, F., Ferreira-Dias, S. 2017. Application of commercial and non-commercial immobilized lipases for biocatalytic production of ethyl lactate in organic solvents. Bioresource Technology 247, 496-503. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2017.09.130
  78. Lidon F.C., Ramalho J.C., Leitão A.E., Pessoa M.F., Silva M.M.A., Reboredo F.H. (2017) Essential Key Points for Zinc Biofortification: Uptake, Translocation and Accumulation Mechanisms in Higher Plants. Agricultural Research and Technology, 4(5): 555647. (DOI: 10.19080/ARTOAJ.2017.04.555647).
  79. Lima, A., Oliveira, J., Saúde, F., Mota, J., Ferreira, R.B. 2017. Proteins in soy might have a higher role in cancer prevention than previously expected: Soybean protein fractions are more effective MMP-9 inhibitors than non-protein fractions, even in cooked seeds. Nutrients 9, 201. doi:10.3390/nu9030201.
  80. Lopes CM, Egipto R, Pedroso V, (), Braga R, Neto M. 2017. Can berry composition be explained by climatic indices? Comparing classical with new indices in the Portuguese Dão region. Acta Horticulturae 1157, 59-64, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1157.10,
  81. Lopes I, Martins I., Mesquita M., Valença de Sousa V., Ferreira-Dias S. 2017. Designing healthy ice creams with linear programming: an application using traditional Portuguese products. Journal of Food Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1111/jfpe.12601.
  82. López-Piñeiro A, Peña D, Albarrán Á, Sánchez-Llerena J, Rato-Nunes JM, Rozas MÁ. 2017. Behaviour of bentazon as influenced by water and tillage management in rice-growing conditions. Pest Management Science 73, 1067-1075. doi: 10.1002/ps.4546
  83. Lordelo MM, Fernandes E, Bessa RJB, Alves SP. 2017. Quality of eggs from different laying hen production systems, from indigenous breeds and specialty eggs. Poultry Science, pew409, Q1, Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Quality-of-eggs-from-different-laying-hen
  84. Lourenço SC, Torres C AV, Nunes D, Duarte P, Freitas F, Reis MAM, Fortunato E, Moldão-Martins M, Beirão -da -Costa L, Alves V D. 2017. Using a bacterial fucose-rich polysaccharide as encapsulation material of bioactive compounds. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 104, 1099–1106.
  85. Loures, L.; Gama, J.; Nunes, J.R.; Lopez-Piñeiro, A. 2017Assessing the sodium exchange capacity in rainfed and irrigated soils in the Mediterranean Basin using GIS. Sustainability 9, 405. doi:10.3390/su9030405
  86. Machado A, Beretta M, Fragoso R, Duarte E. Overview of the state of the art of constructed wetlands for decentralized wastewater management in Brazil. Journal of Environmental Management 187, 560-570.
  87. Machado, I., Dordio, A. V., Fragoso, R., Leitão, A. E., Duarte, E. 2017. Furosemide removal in constructed wetlands: comparative efficiency of LECA and Cork granulates as support matrix. Journal of Environmental Management. 203 (Part 1), 422-428. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.08.002
  88. Marques IP, Batista AP, Coelho A, Lopes-Da-Silva T. Co-digestion strategy from Rhodosporidium toruloides NCYC 921 biorefinery wastes for anaerobic biogas production. Process Biochemistry, in press, disponível online a 22 de Setembro de 2017. (
  89. Marques MP, Alves VD, Coelhoso IM. 2017. Concentration of tea extracts by osmotic evaporation: Optimisation of process parameters and effect on antioxidant activity. Membranes (Basel) 7(1): 1. doi:  10.3390/membranes7010001,
  90. Martins da Silva, P., Oliveira, J., Ferreira, A., (...), Sousa, J.P., Santos, S.A.P. 2017. Habitat structure and neighbor linear features influence more carabid functional diversity in olive groves than the farming system. Ecological Indicators 79, 128–138,
  91. Martins, D.S., Paredes, P., Raziei, T., Pires, C., Cadima, J., Pereira, L.S., 2017. Assessing reference evapotranspiration estimation from reanalysis weather products. An application to the Iberian Peninsula. International Journal of Climatology 37, 2378–2397, DOI: 10.1002/joc.4852
  92. Martins MQ, Fortunato AS, Rodrigues WP, (...), Ramalho JC, Ribeiro-Barros AI. 2017. Selection and validation of reference genes for accurate RT-qPCR data normalization in Coffea spp. under a climate changes context of interacting elevated [CO2] and temperature. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:307.
  93. Masseroni D, Ricart S, de Cartagena FR, Monserrat J, Gonçalves JM, de Lima I, Facchi A, Sali G, Gandolfi C. 2017. Prospects for improving gravity-fed surface irrigation systems in Mediterranean European contexts. Water (Switzerland) 9, 20. doi:10.3390/w9010020,
  94. Matter, J.M., De Costa, M.S.S.M., De Costa, L.A.M., (...), De Varennes, A., Tessaro, D. 2017. Anaerobic co-digestion of hatchery waste and wastewater to produce energy and biofertilizer - Batch phase. Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Agricola e Ambiental 21, 651-656, Doi: 10.1590/1807-1929/agriambi.v21n9p651-656
  95. Mello-Sampayo C, Paterna A, Polizzi A, Duarte D, Batista I, Pinto R, Gonçalves P, Raymundo A, Batista AP, Gouveia L, Silva-Lima B, Bandarra NM. 2017. Evaluation of marine microalga Diacronema vlkianum biomass fatty acid assimilation in Wistar rats. Molecules 22, 1097. doi: 10.3390/molecules22071097. Open Access
  96. Merabti A, Martins DS, Meddi M, Pereira LS, 2017. Spatial and time variability of drought based on SPI and RDI with various time scales. Water Resource Management, DOI: 10.1007/s11269-017-1856-6
  97. Merabti A, Meddi M, Martins DS, Pereira LS, 2017. Comparing SPI and RDI applied at local scale as influenced by climate. Water Resource Management,  DOI: 10.1007/s11269-017-1855-7
  98. Mercy L, Lucic-Mercy E, Nogales A, Poghosyan A, Schneider C and Arnholdt-Schmitt B 2017. A functional approach towards understanding the role of the mitochondrial respiratory chain in an endomycorrhizal symbiosis. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:417. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00417
  99. Metzler-Zebeli B, Trevisi P, Prates J, Tanghe S, Bosi P, Canibe N, Montagne L, Freire J, Zebeli Q. 2017. Assessing the effect of dietary inulin supplementation on gastrointestinal fermentation, digestibility and growth in pigs: a meta-analysis. Animal Feed Science and Technology.
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