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  Pedro Monteiro  
  e-mail: pedroemanuel@ua.pt  
  Category: BI Fellowship  
  Department: Biology Department  
  Research group: Stress Biology
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/pedromonteiro  
  Thesis title: URGENTpine – Desvendando as interações hospedeiro-patógeno na doença do cancro resinoso do pinheiro.
  Supervisor: Glória Catarina Cintra da Costa Pinto
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BI
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: BI/UI88/7416/2016
  Start date: 2016-07-01
  End date: 2018-04-30
Research interests

  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology


  • Plant responses to biotic and abiotic stresses


  • Plant Metabolomics

Academic Career

2015 - 2017

  • Master's Degree - Biochemistry (University of Aveiro)


  • Bachelor's Degree - Biology (University of Aveiro)

Work Experience

2014 - 2015

  • Internship at Wageningen University and Research Centrum - Plant Research International 

  1. Cerqueira A., Alves A., Berenguer H., Correia B., Gomez-Cadenas A., Diez J.J., Monteiro P., Pinto G. (2017) Phosphite shifts physiological and hormonal profile of Monterey pine and delays Fusarium circinatum progression. Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 114, 88-99. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2017.02.020
  2. Berenguer H., Alves A., Amaral J., Leal L., Monteiro P., Jesus C., Pinto G. (2017) Differential physiological performance of two Eucalyptus species and one hybrid under different imposed water availability scenarios. Trees - Structure And Function. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00468-017-1639-y
  3. Jesus C., Meijon M., Monteiro P., Correia B., Amaral J., Escandon M., Canal M.J., Pinto G. (2015) Salicylic acid application modulates physiological and hormonal changes in Eucalyptus globulus under water deficit. Environmental And Experimental Botany. 118, 56-66. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Cerqueira A, Alves A, Berenguer H, Correia B, Monteiro P, Diez J, Amaral J, Pinto G (2016) Phosphite delays the progression of Fusarium circinatum on Pinus radiata: a physiological approach. (see details)
  2. Correia B, Jesus C, Amaral J, Berenguer H, Monteiro P, Alves A, Pinto G. (2015) Linking ‘omics and ecophysiology in eucalyptus: unravelling stress tolerance in a forest species. (see details)