Projects

MicroSolo research3

Ongoing projects:

  • BIOPROTOMATE - Bioproteção de Tomateiro Contra a Fusariose - Impacto das práticas agronómicas ” (ALT20-03-0246-FEDER-000056), financed by FEDER and National Funds, through the Programa Operacional Regional ALENTEJO 2020. Ongoing since October 2020, under the coordination of Isabel Brito.

For more information please visit the project website at https://www.bioprotomate.uevora.pt/  

Previous projects:

  • "Exploiting beneficial associations with chickpea: the role of nonrhizobial endophytic bacteria in the rhizobialegume symbiosis" POCI‐01‐0145‐FEDER‐016810 (PTDC/AGR‐PRO/2978/2014) financed by national funds through FCT/MCTES and co-financed by Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER) through COMPETE2020 – Programa Operacional Competitividade Internacionalização (POCI). Principal Investigator - Clarisse Brígido. November 2016-October 2020.
  • Improvement of pasture production in acid soils in the Montado system: Chemical and biological approach ” (ALT20-03-0145-FEDER-000039), financed by FEDER and National Funds, through the Programa Operacional Regional ALENTEJO 2020. Principal Investigator - Mário Carvalho. September 2016-December 2019.
  • "Evolution of symbiosis genes in rhizobia: chickpea mesorhizobia as case study"  (PTDC/BIA-EVF/4158/2012), financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia through Programa Operacional Temático Factores de Competitividade (COMPETE) and co-financed by Fundo Comunitário Europeu FEDER. Principal Investigator - Solange Oliveira. July 2013-December 2015.
  • The role of weeds mycorrhiza on the growth of winter crops and interactions with native rhizobia under Mediterranean  conditions ” (FCT PTDC/AGR-PRO/111896/2009), financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia . Principal Investigator - Mário Carvalho. 2011-2014.
  • European Project “Biocontrol and Bioremediation agents and their role in Agriculture and Forest health”  People-MARIE CURIE ACTIONS-2009-IRSES, European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° 247669,  Coordinator Eugenia Iturritxa from Instituto Vasco De Investigación Y Desarrollo Agrario, Spain. March 2011-February 2014.
  • "Improvement of Rhizobia by Genetic Modification with Stress Response Genes"  (PTDC/BIO/80932/2006), co-financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia and FEDER Programa POCI 2010. Principal Investigator - Solange Oliveira. January 2009-June 2012.
  • "Diversity of rhizobia natural populations in Portugal: strains tolerant to environmental stress conditions ”. financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, SAPIENS project (POCTI/BME/44140/2002). Principal Investigator - Solange Oliveira. October 2003-March 2007. 
  • Rhizobia nodulating chickpea: Genetic characterization and relation to strain origin and symbiotic efficiency ”. financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  (PRAXIS/P/AGR/11129/1998). Principal Investigator - Mário de Carvalho. July 1999-December 2001.