Maria Amélia Martins-Loução

Top Publications

My nine most relevant publications are so far:

1) Serrano H.C., Antunes C., Pinto MJ., Máguas C., Martins-Loução MA and Branquinho C. (2015). The ecological performance of metallophyte plants thriving in geochemical islands explained by the Inclusive Niche Hypothesis". Journal of Plant Ecology, 8 (1):41-50.

2) Serrano H.C., Pinto M.J., Martins-Loução M.A. & Branquinho C. 2011. How does an Al-hyperaccumulator plant respond to a natural field gradient of soil phytoavailable Al? Science of The Total Environment, 409(19):3749-3756. (IF=3.286)

3) Pinho P., Dias T., Cruz C., Tang Y.S., Sutton M., Martins-Loução M.A., Máguas C. & Branquinho C. 2011. Using lichen functional-diversity to assess the effects of atmospheric ammonia in Mediterranean woodlands. Journal of Applied Ecology, 48(5):1107–1116. (IF=5.045)

4) Cruz C., Domínguez-Valdivia M.D., Aparicio-Tejo P.M., Lamsfus C., Bio A.M., Martins-Loução M.A. & Moran J.F. 2011. Intra-specific variation in pea responses to ammonium nutrition leads to different degrees of tolerance. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 70(2-3):233-243. (IF=2.985).

5) Marques I., Nieto Feliner G., Draper D., Martins-Loução M.A. & Fuertes Aguilar J.  2010. Unraveling cryptic reticulate relationships and the origin of orphan hybrid disjunct populations in Narcissus. Evolution, 64(8): 2353–2368. (IF=5.659)

6) Brehm J.M., Maxted N., Martins-Loução M.A. & Ford-Lloyd B. 2010. New approaches for establishing conservation priorities for socio-economically important plant species. Biodiversity and Conservation, 19(9): 2715-2740. (IF=2.146)

7) Correia P.J., Gama F., Pestana M. & Martins-Loução M.A. 2010. Tolerance of young (Ceratonia siliqua L.) carob rootstock to NaCl. Agricultural Water Management, 97(6): 910-916. (IF=1.782)

8) Correia P.J., Pestana M., Domingos I. & Martins-Loução M.A. 2008. Nutritional evaluation of nitrogen and potassium fertilization of carob tree under dry-farming conditions. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 39(5-6): 652-666. (IF=0.357)

9) Cruz C., Egsgaard H., Trujillo C., Ambus P., Requena N., Martins-Loução M.A. & Jakobsen I. 2007. Enzymatic evidence for the key role of arginine in nitrogen translocation by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Plant Physiology, 144(2): 782-792.