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Scientific Articles (ISI)

Costa J.M., Egipto R., Aguiar F.C., Marques P., Nogales A., Madeira M (2023)

The role of soil temperature in mediterranean vineyards in a climate change context.

Frontiers in Plant Science, 142023: 1145137.. DOI:

Carranca C., Pedra F., Madeira M. (2022)

Enhancing carbon sequestration in Mediterranean Agroforestry Systems: a review

Agriculture (Switzerland), 12(10): 1598. DOI:

G√≥mez-Armesto A., M√©ndez-L√≥pez M., Marques P., Pontevedra-Pombal X., Monteiro F., Madeira M., Arias-Est√©vez M., N√≥voa-Mu√Īoz J.C. (2021)

Patterning total mercury distribution in coastal podzolic soils from an Atlantic area: Influence of pedogenetic processes and soil components

Catena, 206: 105540. DOI:

Rodrigues A.R., Costa e Silva F., Correia A.C., Bicho M.C., Madeira M., Coutinho J. (2020)

Do improved pastures enhance soil quality of cork oak woodlands in the Alentejo region (Portugal)?

Agroforestry Systems, 94(1): 125-136. DOI:

Boucho A.C., Carranca C., Redondo R., Calouro F., Madeira M. (2019)

Biomass, nodulation and N-2 fixing response by subclover and pink serradela to phosphorus fertilization

Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 65(10): 1431-1445.

Horta M.C., Monteiro F., Madeira M., Torrent J. (2019)

Crop use and profile distribution of phosphorus in soils that developed on mafic rocks in southern Portugal

Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 65(4): 465-477.

Borges O., Raimundo F., Martins A., Madeira M. (2018)

Carbon fractions as indicators of organic matter dynamics in chestnut orchards under different soil management practices

Agroforestry Systems, 92(2): 301-310.

Catarino S., Madeira M., Monteiro F., Caldeira I., Bruno de Sousa R., Curvelo-Garcia A.S. (2018)

Mineral composition through soil-wine system of Portuguese vineyards and its potential for wine traceability

Beverages, 4(4): 85.

Lopes R., Madeira M., Arsénio P. (2017)

Mapping of land units and land capability classification in Portugal: the case of the municipality of Lourinh√£

Finisterra – Revista Portuguesa de Geografia, 52(106): 103-127.

Sim√Ķes M.P., Belo A.F., Fernandes M., Madeira M. (2016)

Regeneration patterns of Quercus suber according to Montado management systems

Agroforestry Systems, 90(1): 107-115.

Carranca C., Castro I.V., Figueiredo N., Redondo R., Rodrigues A.R.F., Saraiva I., Maricato R., Madeira M. (2015)

Influence of tree canopy on N-2 fixation by pasture legumes and soil rhizobial abundance in Mediterranean oak woodlands

Science of the Total Environment, 506-507:86-94.

Carranca C., Torres M.O., Madeira M.A.V. (2015)

Underestimated role of legume roots for soil N fertility

Agriculture for Sustainable Development, 35(3): 1095-1102.

Madeira M. (2015)

Thirty years of research on soil quality in forest systems under Mediterranean conditions. Trends and future

Spanish Journal of Soil Science, 5 (2) : 98-110.

Carneiro M., Fabi√£o A., Madeira M. (2014)

Effects of site preparation and slash management on growth and understory vegetation of Eucalyptus globulus plantations along a rotation time span in Portugal.

European Journal of Forest Research, 133: 941-955.

Costa A., Madeira M., Lima Santos J. (2014)

Is cork oak (Quercus suber L.) woodland loss driven by eucalyptus plantation? A case-study in southwestern Portugal.

iForest ‚Äď Biogeosciences and Forestry, 7: 193-203. DOI:

Costa A., Madeira M., Lima Santos J., Plieninger T., Seixas J. (2014)

Fragmentation patterns of evergreen oak woodlands in Southwestern Iberia: identifying key spatial indicators.

Journal of Environment Management, 133: 18-26. DOI:

Costa A., Madeira M., Plieninger T. (2014)

Cork oak woodlands patchiness: a signature of imminent deforestation?

Applied Geography, 54: 18-26. DOI:

Martins P., Madeira M., Monteiro F., Bruno de Sousa R., Curvelo-Garcia A.S., Catarino S. (2014)

87Sr/86Sr ratio in vineyard soils from Portuguese Denominations of Origin and its potential for origin authentication

Journal International des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, 48(1): 21-29. DOI:

Auxtero E., Madeira M., Monteiro F.G., Horta M.C. (2013)

Evaluation of different soil tests for phosphate extractability in major soils from Angola

Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 44(9): 1412-1434.

Carneiro M., Ferreira M., Fabião A., Hilário L., Lousã M., Tomé J., Madeira M. (2013)

Does slash management in Eucalyptus globulus Labill. plantation influence the potential seed germination and early growth of understory species?

Forest Science, 59(4): 494-503. DOI:

Corcobado T., Solla A., Madeira M., Moreno G. (2013)

Combined effect of soil properties and Phytophthora cinnamomi infections on Quercus ilex decline

Plant and Soil, 373(1-2): 403-413.

Gómez-Rey M. X., Madeira M., Coutinho J. (2013)

Soil C and N dynamics and fertility in a pine plantation amended with wood ash under Mediterranean climate

European Journal of Forest Research, 132(2): 281-295.

Gómez-Rey M.X., Madeira M., Gonzalez-Prieto, S.J., Coutinho J. (2013)

Soil C and N dynamics in a Mediterranean oak woodland with shrub encroachment

Plant and Soil, 371(1-2): 339-354.

Cubera E., Moreno G., Madeira M. (2012)

Root system of Quercus suber L. seedlings in response to herbaceous competition and different watering and fertilisation regimes

Agroforestry Systems, 85(2): 205-214. DOI:

Gómez-Rey M.X., Madeira M., Coutinho J. (2012)

Wood ash effects on nutrient leaching and properties of an acid forest soil under Mediterranean conditions

Annals of Forest Science, 69(5): 569-579.

Gómez-Rey M.X.,Garcês A., Coutinho J., Madeira M. (2012)

Soil organic-C accumulation and N availability under improved pastures established in Mediterranean oak woodlands

Soil Use and Management, 28(4): 497-507.

Madeira M., Fabi√£o A., Carneiro M. (2012)

Do harrowing and fertilisation at middle rotation improve tree growth and site quality in Eucalyptus globulus Labill.plantations in Mediterranean conditions?

European Journal of Forest Research, 131(3): 583-596.

Monteiro F., Fonseca M., Madeira M., Herbillon A.J. (2012)

Driving factors determining the occurrence of sodic soils in dry subhumid Mediterranean areas

Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 175(1): 94-100.

Nunes J., Madeira M., Gazarini L., Neves J., Vicente H. (2012)

A data mining approach to improve multiple regression models of soil nitrate concentration predictions in Quercus rotundifolia montados (Portugal)

Agroforestry Systems, 84(1): 89-100.

Sim√Ķes P., Madeira M., Gazarini L. (2012)

Biomass and nutrient dynamics in Mediterranean seasonal dimorphic shrubs: Strategies to face environmental constraints

Plant Biosystems, 146(3): 500-510.

Costa A., Madeira M., Lima Santos J., Oliveira A. (2011)

Change and dynamics in Mediterranean evergreen oak woodlands landscapes of Southwestern Iberian peninsula.

Landscape Urban Plannning, 102(3): 164-176. DOI:

Martins A., Marques G., Borges O., Portela E., Lousada J., Raimundo F., Madeira M. (2011)

Management of chestnut plantations for a multifunctional land use under Mediterranean conditions: effects on productivity and sustainability

Agroforestry Systems, 81(2): 175-189.

Nunes J., Andrade J., Abreu F., Gazarini L., Madeira M. (2011)

Microclimatic specificity of a Mediterranean oak woodland (montado) in context of global change

Folia Oecologica, 38(1): 96-103. URL:

Sim√Ķes M.P., Calado M.L., Madeira M., Gazarini L.C. (2011)

Decomposition and nutrient release in halophytes of a Mediterranean salt marsh

Aquatic Botany, 94(3): 119-126.

Andrade J., Abreu F., Madeira M. (2010)

Influence of litter layer removal on the soil thermal regime of a pine forest in a mediterranean climate

Revista Brasileira de Ciência do Solo, 34: 1481-1490.

Costa A., Pereira H., Madeira M. (2010)

Analysis of spatial patterns of oak decline in cork oak woodlands in Mediterranean conditions

Annals of Forest Science, 67(2): 204-214. DOI:

Gómez-Rey M.X., Madeira M., Gonzalez-Prieto S.J., Coutinho J. (2010)

Soil C and N dynamics within a precipitation gradient in mediterranean eucalypt plantations

Plant and Soil, 336(1-2): 157-171.

Madeira A.C., Madeira M., Fabi√£o A., Marques P., Carneiro M. (2010)

Impact of harvest residues, fertilisers and N-fixing plants on growth and nutritional status of young Eucalyptus globulus plantations, under Mediterranean conditions.

European Journal of Forest Research, 129:591-601.

Neves J.P., Ferreira L.F., Sim√Ķes M.P., Madeira M., Gazarini L.C. (2010)

Comparison of biomass and nutrient dynamics between an invasive and a native species in a Mediterranean saltmarsh

Wetlands, 30(4): 817-826.

Carneiro M., Serr√£o V., Fabi√£o A., Madeira M., Balsem√£o I., Hil√°rio L. (2009)

Does harvest residue management influence biomass and nutrient accumulation in understory vegetation of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. plantations in a Mediterranean environment?

Forest Ecology and Management, 257 (2): 527-535.

Cubera E., Nunes J.M., Madeira M., Gazarin L. (2009)

Influence of Quercus ilex trees on herbaceous production and herbaceous mineral content in southern Portugal

Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 172: 565-571. DOI:

Martins A., Raimundo F., Borges O., Linhares I., Sousa V., Coutinho J.P., Gomes-Laranjo J., Madeira M. (2009)

Effects of soil management practices and irrigation on plant water relations and productivity of chestnut stands under Mediterranean conditions

Plant Soil, 327: 57‚Äď70.

Sim√Ķes, P. Madeira M., Gazarini L.. (2009)

Ability of Cistus L. shrubs to promote soil rehabilitation in extensive oak woodlands of Mediterranean areas

Plant and Soil, 323(1): 249-265.

Carneiro M., Fabi√£o A., Martins M.C., Fabi√£o A., Abrantes da Silva M., Hil√°rio L., Lous√£ M., Madeira M. (2008)

Effects of harrowing and fertilisation on understory vegetation and timber production of a Eucalyptus globulus Labill. plantation in Central Portugal.

Forest Ecology and Management, 255(3-4): 591-597. DOI:

Costa A., Madeira M., Oliveira A.C. (2008)

The relationship between cork oak growth patterns and soil, slope and drainage in a cork oak woodland in Southern Portugal

Forest Ecology and Management, 255: 1525-1535. DOI:

Carneiro M., Fabi√£o A., Martins M.C., Cerveira C., Santos C., Nogueira C., Lous√£ M., Hil√°rio L., Fabi√£o A., Abrantes M., Madeira M. (2007)

Species richness and biomass of understory vegetation in a Eucalyptus globulus Labill. coppice as affected by slash management.

European Journal of Forest Research, 126: 475-480. URL:

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Book Chapters

Arsénio P.R., Madeira M. (2022)

Beira Interior: terras de contrastes. In: Beira Interior: os Vinhos que vêm do Frio

In: Virgínio Loureiro e Constança Vieira Andrade (Eds.), Comissão Vitivinícola Regional da Beira Interior, Guarda, pp. 76-109. ISBN: 978-989-33-3964-0

Barros P., Abrantes G., Novais A., Madeira M. (2014)

Percep√ß√Ķes das comunidades rurais sobre os diques de conten√ß√£o de sedimentos e √°gua na bacia hidrogr√°fica de √Āguas Belas

In: Cabo Verde ‚Äď Agronomia e Recursos Naturais. F. Cardoso Pinto (Ed.). ISAPress, Lisboa pp. 165-199. ISBN: 978-972-8669-54-6N

Costa A., Madeira M., Lima Santos J., Plieninger T. (2014)

Recent dynamics of Mediterranean evergreen oak wood pastures in Southwestern Iberia (Portugal, Spain)

In: European wood pastures in transition: a social-ecological approach. T. Hartel, T. Plieninger (Eds.). Routledge Earthscan, pp. 70-89. ISBN: 978-0-415-86989-8

Madeira M., Pinto R.R. (2014)

Os solos da Rep√ļblica de Cabo Verde considera√ß√Ķes gerais sobre o seu conhecimento

In: Cabo Verde ‚Äď Agronomia e Recursos Naturais. F. Cardoso Pinto (Ed.). ISAPress, Lisboa, pp. 201-216. ISBN: 978-972-8669-54-6N

Varela A., Batista I., Madeira A.C., Madeira M. (2014)

Impacto das técnicas de conservação do solo e da água na produção agrícola e no solo da bacia da Ribeira Seca, Santiago

In: Cabo Verde ‚Äď Agronomia e Recursos Naturais. F. Cardoso Pinto (Ed.). ISAPress, Lisboa, pp. 127-164. ISBN: 978-972-8669-54-6N

Rodeghiero M., Rubio A., D√≠az-Pin√©s E., Romany√° J., Mara√Ī√≥n-Gim√©nez S., Levy G.J., Fernandez Getino A.P., Sebast√† M.T., Karyotes T., Chiti T., Sirca C., Martins A., Madeira M., Zhiyanski M., Gristina L., Lamantia T. (2011)

Soil carbon in Mediterranean ecosystems and related management problems

In: Soil carbon in sensitive european ecosystems: from science to land management. Robert Jandl, Mirco Rodeghiero and Mats Olsson (Eds.). John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. pp. 176-219. ISBN: 978-1-119-97001-9

Fabi√£o A., Carneiro M., Lous√£ M., Madeira M. (2007)

Os impactes do eucaliptal na vegetação sob coberto

In: O eucaliptal em Portugal: impactes ambientais e investigação científica. A.M. Alves, J. S. Pereira e J.M.N. Silva (Eds.). ISAPress, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, pp. 177-206. ISBN: 978-972-8669-25-6

Madeira M., Cortez N., Azevedo A., Magalh√£es M. C., Ribeiro C., Fabi√£o A. (2007)

As planta√ß√Ķes de eucalipto e o solo

In: O eucaliptal em Portugal: impactes ambientais e investigação científica. A.M. Alves, J.S. Pereira e J.M.N. Silva (Eds.). ISAPress, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, pp. 137-174. ISBN: 978-972-8669-25-6