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Sustainable Agro-Food Chains


Agrifood Research and Technology Centre of Aragón - CITA (Spain)
Centro de Efadología y Biología Aplicada del Segura - CEBAS/CSIC (Spain)
Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - CRA (Italy)
Consorzio di Ricerche Applicate alla Biotecnologia - CRAB (Italy)
French National Institute for Agricultural Research -INRA (France)
Institute of Agriculture and Food Research and Technology – IRTA (Spain)
Institute of Agro-environmental and Forest Biology, National Research Council - IBAF - CNR (Italy)
Institute of Food Research - IFR (UK)
Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development - ENEA (Italy)



Centro de Investigaciones Forestales de Lourizán - Xunta de Galicia (Spain)


Center of Biology - Associate Laboratory (University of Minho)
Center of Marine and Environmental Research – CIIMAR (University of Porto)
Forest Research Centre – CEF (ISA – Technical University of Lisbon)
Institute Dom Luiz (IDL) - Associate Laboratory (University of Aveiro)
Mountain Research Center (Ins. Pol. Bragança)
Research Center In Biodiversity and Genetic Resources – CIBIO (University of Porto)

Biosystems Engineering


Automation and System Engineering (University of Aahrus, Denmark)
Research Group of Artificial Intelligence and Approximate Reasoning - GIARA (Public University of Navarra, Spain)


Center of Mathematics - CMUC (FC-University of Coimbra)
Centre for Animal Science and Veterinary - CECAV (University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro)
Centre for Forest Fire Studies (University of Coimbra)
Centro de Computação Gráfica - Algoritmi (University of Minho)
Centro de Estudos de Ciência Animal - CECA (University of Porto)
Computer Science and Technology Center - CCTC (University of Minho)
Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering - IBB (Associate Laboratory)
Institute of Electronics and Telematics Engineering of Aveiro - IEETA (University of Aveiro)
Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management - INEGI (University of Porto)
Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores - INESC (University of Porto)
Large-Scale Informatics Systems Laboratory - LASIGE (Informatics Department, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa)

Latest Publications

Aires, A. (2017). Phenolics in Foods: Extraction, Analysis and Measurements. In M. P. - T. and M. del R. G. - M. Dr. Marcos Soto-Hernandez (Ed.), Phenolic Compounds – Natural Sources, Importance and Applications (pp. 61–88). InTech.
Aires, A., & Carvalho, R. (2017). Rapid separation of indole glucosinolates in roots of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis) by high-Performance liquid chromatography with diode array detection. International Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 7.
Aires, A., Dias, C., Carvalho, R., & Saavedra, M. J. (2017). Analysis of sakuratein and glycosylated flavonoids extracted from sweet-cherry stems, as antibacterial agents against pathogenic Escherichia coli isolates. Acta Biochim. Pol., 265–271.
Aires, A., Carvalho, R., Saavedra, M.J. (2017). Reuse potential of vegetable wastes (broccoli, green bean and tomato) for the recovery of antioxidant phenolic acids and flavonoids. Int J Food Sci Tech, 98–017.
Alice Vilela, T. P., Rosário Anjos, Fernanda Cosme. (2017). Chemical and Sensorial Characteristics of Red Fruits Imprinted by Organic Farming Production. In Agricultural Research Updates (Vol. 19).
Arteiro, A., Catalanotti, G., Xavier, J., Linded, P., & Camanho, P. P. (2017). Effect of tow thickness on the structural response of aerospace-grade spread-tow fabrics. Composite Structures, 208–223.
Barbosa S, P. J., Herman JS, Ferreira C, Pita R, Vale-Gonçalves H, Cabral JA, Garrido-García JA, Soriguer RC, Beja P, Mira A, Alves PC, Searle JB. (2017). Endemic species may have complex histories: within-refugium phylogeography of an endangered Iberian vole. MolEcol, 951–967.
Barbosa S., P. J., Herman J.S., Ferreira C.M., Pita R., Vale-Gonçalves H.M., Cabral J.A., Garrido-García J.A., Soriguer R.C., Beja P., Mira A., Alves P.C., Searle J.B. (2017). Endemic species may have complex histories: within-refugium phylogeography of an endangered Iberian vole. Mol. Ecol., 951–967.
Cajaiba, R. L., Périco, E., Dalzochio, M. S., da Silva, W. B., Bastos, R., Cabral, J. A., & Santos, M. (2017). . Does the composition of Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera) communities reflect the extent of land use changes in the Brazilian Amazon?. Ecological Indicators, 285–294.
CARVALHO, A., PAVIA, I., FERNANDES, C., PIRES J., CORREIA, C., BACELAR, E., et al. (2017). Differential physiological and genetic responses of five European Scots pine provenances to induced water stress. J. Plant Physiol., 100–109.