Book Chapters


  • da-Silva, J.R; Paço, A; Alexandre, A.; Brígido, C; Menéndez, E. (2018) “Chapter 2 - Genetic engineering as a strategy to improve rhizobial symbiotic performance” in “Agricultural Research Updates”, vol 24. Edited by P. Gorawala and S. Mandhatri. Nova Science Publisher. ISBN: 978-1-53614-137-5.


  • Brígido C., Goss M.J., Carvalho M., and Brito I. (2017) Diversity in Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Chapter 4). IN Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture- Management to Overcome Biotic and Abiotic Stresses. Edition:1st, Chapter: 4, Publisher: Academic Press, USA, New York, pp.59-79. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804244-1.00004-6
  • Alho, L., Kadir, S., Goss M. J., Carvalho M., and Brito I. (2017) Impacts on Host Plants of Interactions Between AMF and Other Soil Organisms in the Rhizosphere. Edition:1st, Chapter: 5, Publisher: Academic Press, USA, New York, pp.81-109. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804244-1.00004-6.


  • Alexandre, A., and Oliveira, S. (2016) “Chapter 13.1 - Heat shock response in bacteria with large genomes: lessons from rhizobia” In “Stress and Environmental Control of Gene Expression in Bacteria”, pp. 739-746. Edited by F. J. de Bruijn. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. ISBN 9781119004882.


  • Brígido C, Duan J and Glick BR. (2015) Methods to Study 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-Carboxylate (ACC) Deaminase in Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria (Chapter 16) IN Cassán, F. D., Okon, Y., Creus, C.M. (eds). Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols. Cham Springer International Publishing: 287-305. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-06542-7_16
  • Brígido C and Glick BR. (2015) Phytoremediation using Rhizobia (Chapter 9) IN Ansari, A.A., Gill, S.S., Gill, R., Lanza, G.R., Newman, L. (Eds.) Phytoremediation: Management of Environmental Contaminants, volume 2. Cham Springer International Publishing: 95-114.. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10969-5_9

Previous years

  • Brito I., Carvalho M. and Goss M. J. (2009) Techniques for Arbuscular Mycorrhiza Inoculum Reduction. In: Varma A and Kharkwal AC (eds) Symbiotic Fungi, principles and practice, Soil Biology 18, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Germany. pp 307-318. ISBN: 978-3-540-95893-2 (Print) 978-3-540-95894-9 (Online).
  • Brito I., Goss M. J., Carvalho M., van Tuinen D. and Antunes P. M. (2008) “Agronomic Management of Indigenous Mycorrhizas”, In: Varma A (eds) Mycorrhiza 3rd Edition: State of the Art, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Eco-Function, Biotechnology, Eco-Physiology, Structure and Systematics.  Springer-Verlag, Germany, pp 375-402. ISBN: 978-3-540-78824-9.
  • Oliveira, S., Laranjo, M., Alexandre, A. (2008). "Molecular Tools in Microbial Ecology" In "Ecology Research Trends", chapter 4, pp. 161-183. Edited by Laia Diaz and Marta Perez, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA. ISBN 9781604566383.
  • Laranjo, M. and Oliveira, S. (2006). "Rhizobial Strain Improvement: Genetic Analysis and Modification." In "Microbial Biotechnology in Agriculture and Aquaculture.", pp. 225-260. Edited by R. C. Ray. Enfield, New Hampshire, USA: Science Publisher Inc. ISBN 9781578083671.
  • Brito I., Carvalho M., van Tuinen D., Goss M. J. (2006) „Effects of soil management on the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in fall-sown crops in Mediterranean climates“, In: Soil Management for Sustainability, pp 149-156, Rainer Horn, Heiner Fleige, Stephan Peth & Xinhau Peng (eds), Catena Verlag GMBH, Germany. ISBN: 3-923381-52-2; USISBN: I-59326-246-9.