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O Norte Somos Nós

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MOUNTAIN
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Ermelinda Lopes Pereira

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303384
E-mail: epereira@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-9431-5059
Scopus Author ID: 35222107200

Career

  • 1998 - 2017: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1994 - 1998: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1983 - 1994: Nurse, Hospital Distrital de Vila Real

Roles

  • 2013 - 2015: Member of: Scientific Council of CIMO, Commission of Master of Environmental Technology; Coordinator of internships in the Environmental Management course¸ Member of the Food Safety Services team ESA

Qualifications

  • 2005 - PhD. in Agronomic Engineering, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal
  • 1998 - MSc. in Agricultural Sciences, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal
  • 1993 - First degree in Zootechnical Engineering, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Portugal

Interests

  • Food microbiology, microbial ecology, food quality and safety, food fermentation, gut microbiota, probiotics, bacteriocins
  • Environmental microbiology (air, water and soil): monitoring and evaluation

Projects:

EGIS - Estratégias para uma gestão integrada do solo e da água em espécies produtoras de frutos secos
Funding body: PDR 2020- Medida 1.0.1
Reference: PDR2020-1.0.1-FEADER-030981
Principal Investigator:Margarida Maria Pereira Arrobas Rodrigues
Start: 2016-11-30
End: 2021-12-31
Go_ClimCast - Os novos desafios para o souto no contexto de alterações climáticas
Funding body: PDR 2020- 1.0.1- Grupos operacionais
Reference: PDR2020-101-032060
Principal Investigator:Maria do Sameiro Ferreira Patrício
Start: 2017-09-01
End: 2021-12-31
- Novas práticas em olivais de sequeiro: estratégias de mitigação e adaptação às alterações climáticas
Funding body: PDR 2020- 1.0.1- Grupos operacionais
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Margarida Maria Pereira Arrobas Rodrigues
Start: 2016-11-30
End: 2021-08-31
ValNuts - Valorização dos frutos secos de casca rija (FSCR)
Funding body: PDR 2020- 1.0.1- Grupos operacionais
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Elsa Cristina Dantas Ramalhosa
Start: 2017-11-01
End: 2021-07-31
- Integrated strategies for increasing the productivity of almond trees in Trás-os-Montes
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference:
Principal Investigator:António Castro Ribeiro
Start: 2014-11-16
End: 2017-12-31
OliveOld - Identificação e caracterização de oliveiras centenárias para a obtenção de produtos diferenciados
Funding body: PRODER - Medida 4.1
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista
Start: 2014-04-01
End: 2017-12-15
TRADEIT - Traditional Food: Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Transfer
Funding body: FP7-KBBE Knowledge Based Bio-Economy
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Elsa Cristina Dantas Ramalhosa
Start: 2013-11-01
End: 2016-10-31
- Florestas Mistas. Modelação, dinâmica e distribuição geográfica da produtividade e da fixação do carbono nos ecossistemas florestais mistos em Portugal
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria do Sameiro Ferreira Patrício
Start: 2007-09-01
End: 2011-04-30
BioPast - Uma Abordagem Integrada às Pastagens Permanentes Biodiversas Ricas em Leguminosas
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Carlos Francisco Gonçalves Aguiar
Start: 2007-08-01
End: 2011-01-31
- Optimização das Condições de Produção de Hidromel
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2007-01-31
End: 2010-01-01
VITISREGA - Distribución e identificación de variedades autóctonas de vid y evaluación de su respuesta al riego en las zonas portuguesa y castellano-leonesa del Duero
Funding body: INTERREG III A – Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal -Espanha
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista
Start: 2006-01-01
End: 2008-01-01

Total results: 21
1
Afonso S.,Arrobas M.,Pereira E.L.,Rodrigues M.Â.
Recycling nutrient-rich hop leaves by composting with wheat straw and farmyard manure in suitable mixtures
Journal of Environmental Management, 284, , 2021

2
Pereira E.L.,Madacussengua O.,Baptista P.,Feliciano M.
Assessment of indoor air quality in geriatric environments of southwestern Europe
Aerobiologia, 37, 139-153, 2021

3
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Freezing of edible flowers: Effect on microbial and antioxidant quality during storage
Journal of Food Science, 85, 1151-1159, 2020

4
Fernandes L.,Pereira E.,do Céu Fidalgo M.,Gomes A.,Ramalhosa E.
Physicochemical properties and microbial control of chestnuts (Castanea sativa) coated with whey protein isolate, chitosan and alginate during storage
Scientia Horticulturae, 263, , 2020

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Fernandes L.,Pereira E.L.,Fidalgo M.D.C.,Gomes A.,Ramalhosa E.
Effect of Modified Atmosphere, Vacuum and Polyethylene Packaging on Physicochemical and Microbial Quality of Chestnuts (Castanea sativa) during Storage
International Journal of Fruit Science, 20, S785-S801, 2020

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Physicochemical, antioxidant and microbial properties of crystallized pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) during storage
Food Science and Technology International, 25, 472-479, 2019

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Arrobas M.,Ribeiro A.,Barreales D.,Pereira E.,Rodrigues M.
Soil and foliar nitrogen and boron fertilization of almond trees grown under rainfed conditions
European Journal of Agronomy, 106, 39-48, 2019

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Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Saraiva J.A.,Ramalhosa E.
Effect of alginate coating on the physico-chemical and microbial quality of pansies (Viola × wittrockiana) during storage
Food Science and Biotechnology, 27, 987-996, 2018

9
Oliveira T.,Ramalhosa E.,Nunes L.,Pereira J.A.,Colla E.,Pereira E.L.
Probiotic potential of indigenous yeasts isolated during the fermentation of table olives from Northeast of Portugal
Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 44, 167-172, 2017

10
Fernandes L.,Casal S.,Pereira J.A.,Pereira E.L.,Ramalhosa E.,Saraiva J.A.
Effect of high hydrostatic pressure on the quality of four edible flowers: Viola × wittrockiana, Centaurea cyanus, Borago officinalis and Camellia japonica
International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 52, 2455-2462, 2017

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Rodrigues M.Â.,Dimande P.,Pereira E.L.,Ferreira I.Q.,Freitas S.,Correia C.M.,Moutinho-Pereira J.,Arrobas M.
Early-maturing annual legumes: an option for cover cropping in rainfed olive orchards
Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 103, 153-166, 2015

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Pereira E.L.,Ramalhosa E.,Borges A.,Pereira J.A.,Baptista P.
YEAST dynamics during the natural fermentation process of table olives (Negrinha de Freixo cv.)
Food Microbiology, 46, 582-586, 2015

13
Patrício M.,Nunes L.,Pereira E.
Evaluation of soil organic carbon storage in a sustainable forest chestnut management context
Acta Horticulturae, 1043, 161-165, 2014

14
Pereira E.L.,Rodrigues A.,Ramalhosa E.
Influence of working conditions and practices on fresh-cut lettuce salads quality
Food Control, 33, 406-412, 2013

15
Patricio M.,Nunes L.,Pereira E.
Litterfall and litter decomposition in chestnut high forest stands in northern Portugal
Forest Systems, 21, 259-271, 2012

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Pereira E.L.,Santos S.A.P.,Arrobas M.,Patricio M.S.
Microbial biomass and N mineralization in mixed plantations of broadleaves and nitrogen-fixing species
Investigacion Agraria Sistemas y Recursos Forestales, 20, 516-524, 2011

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Patrício M.,Fernandes M.,Pereira E.,Lopes D.
Aboveground production and C flux in three chestnut high forest stands in Northern Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 866, 711-717, 2010

19
Pires S.,Pereira E.,Lopes-Da-Silva M.
Ceramic packaging for mineral waters: A preliminary study
6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2010, FOODSIM 2010, 191-194, 2010

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Patrício M.S.,Pereira E.,Nunes L.F.,Monteiro M.L.
Carbon and nutrient inputs by litterfall into three chestnut high forest stands in Northern Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 815, 69-74, 2009

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Estevinho L.,Pereira A.,Moreira L.,Dias L.,Pereira E.
Antioxidant and antimicrobial effects of phenolic compounds extracts of Northeast Portugal honey
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 46, 3774-3779, 2008