Alberto López Vega

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

Alberto López Vega

avega@porto.ucp.pt

Bachelor´s degree in environmental sciences. University of Granada.

Master´s degree in Sciences and Tecnologies of the Environmental- Risk: Assessment and Environmental Management. University of Porto.

Grant holder.

Work in microbiology, mycology, particularly in mycorrhizal fungi, PGPR and phytoremediation. Mycorrhizal trees production in forest nursery. Growing plants (eg Zea mays, Lavandula dentata, Quercus Suber, Quercus pyrenaica, Quercus rubra, Quercus robur, Pinus pinaster, Pinus pinea, Arbutus unedo, Corylus avellana, Populus, Paulownia), fungal inoculum cultivation of mycorrhizal and bacteria endophytes, seedlings and trees mycorrhization, analysis of biometric parameters, mycorrhizal, biochemical, chemical, biomolecular analysis of plants. Planning and integrated management of agroforestry plantations by Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

 

Selected publications:

  • Giovânia C. Araújo, Nadine R. Sousa, Miguel A. Ramos, A.L. Vega,M.L. Castro. Improving the performance of Quercus suber L. at nursery stage – the application of two bioinocula under two distinct environments. » Revista Annals of Forest Science (2018) 75.
  • Miguel A. Ramos, Giovânia C. Araújo, Nadine R. Sousa, A.L. Vega, Paula M.L. Castro. Bioestimulantes: aliados dos agricultores.» Revista: Agrotec. Revista técnico-científica agrícola. Número 26 (2018), 38-41.
  • S.I.A. Pereira, C. Monteiro, A.L. Vega, P.M.L. Castro. Endophytic culturable bacteria colonizing Lavandula dentata L. plants: Isolation, characterization and evaluation of their plant growth-promoting activities », Revista: Elsevier. Ecological Engineering 87 (2016) 91–97.

 

Researcher Center

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

Academic CV