H Index of Web of Science 8
Luís' main research interests are Microbial Ecology and Evolution with focus on cooperation and competition among bacteria, mutualisms between plants and soil microorganisms (e.g. mycorrhizas), biological invasions.
Melo, J., Carolino, M., Carvalho, L., Correia, P., Tenreiro, R., Chaves, S., Meleiro, A.I., Souza, S.B., Dias, T., Cruz, C. & Ramos, A.C. (2016) Crop management as a driving force of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria physiology.SpringerPlus, 5(1574), 1-16. DOI:10.1186/s40064-016-3232-z (IF2016 1,130; Q2 Multidisciplinary Sciences)
Calado, M.L., Carvalho, L., Pang, K.-L. & Barata, M. (2015) Diversity and ecological characterization of sporulating higher filamentous marine Fungi associated with Spartina maritima (Curtis) Fernald in two Portuguese salt marshes.Microbial Ecology, 70, 612-633. DOI:10.1007/s00248-015-0600-0 (IF2015 3,232; Q1 Ecology)
Miranda, A., Carvalho, L.M. & Dionisio, F. (2015) Lower within-community variance of negative density dependence increases forest diversity.PLOS One, 10, e0127260. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0127260 (IF2015 3,057; Q1 Multidisciplinary Sciences)