Mycology Laboratory

The Mycology laboratory is dedicated to the study of pathogens of plants, including epidemiological and molecular studies, host-pathogen interactions, development of new techniques for prevention and control of diseases in plants for research of Natural antagonists and plant protection induction techniques.

The laboratory also provides diagnostic services for pathogens as well as support to farmers in the area of plant pathology.

www.icaam.uevora.pt/patologia_vegetal

Responsável: Rosário Félix [mrff@uevora.pt]

Equipa

  • Maria do Rosário Félix, Coordinator of the laboratory, Auxiliary Teacher, Department of Crop
  • Maria Ivone Clara, Professor, Department of Crop
  • Carla Varanda, PHd Researcher
  • Doroteia Campos, PHd Researcher
  • Patrick Materatski,Phd Researcher

Contactos e Horário

Laboratório de Micologia, ICAAM
Universidade de Évora – Pólo da Mitra
Apartado 94
7006-554 Évora

Telefone: +351 266 760 885

The laboratory also provides diagnostic services for pathogens as well as support to farmers in the area of plant pathology.

Research Lines

  • Research of endophytic fungi with antagonistic activity against fungi causing important diseases in Olive Tree, as the "gafa of the olive" caused by Colletotrichum spp.
  • Study of the communities of endophytic fungi in vineyards of different regions and subject to different modes of treatment.
  • Research of endophytic fungi with antagonistic activity against fungi causing important diseases in vines as black rot caused by Guignardia bidwellii.

The laboratory supports the agronomic component of disciplines of the degree in agronomy, the master's degree in engineering, the master's degree in olive and olive oil, the Masters in Viticulture and oenology, internships of bachelors and Masters and Doctorates.