Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Nuno Miguel Santos da Conceição

Junior Researcher
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
ORCID: 0000-0001-6954-8144
Scopus Author ID: 14622262000


  • 2017 - PhD in Engenharia de Biossistemas, Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal.
  • 2008 - Master degree in Mestrado em Agricultura e Horticultura Sustentáveis. Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal.
  • 1996 - First degree in Licenciatura em Engenharia Agronómica, Ramo Engenharia Rural, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal.


  • Water use of agricultural ecosystems
  • Automation for Rural World
  • Agricultural ecosystems mineral and organic nutrition and cycles


Arbo-Innova - Regenerative Intensive Almonds & Olive Pilots
Funding body: Avina Stiftung
Principal Investigator:Manuel Ângelo Rosa Rodrigues
Start: 2023-07-01
End: 2027-06-30
OleaChain - Skills for sustainability and innovation in the value chain of traditional olive groves in the Northern Interior of Portugal
Funding body: NORTE 2020
Reference: NORTE-06-3559-FSE-000188
Principal Investigator:José Alberto Cardoso Pereira
Start: 2021-03-01
End: 2023-11-30

Total results: 27
Arrobas M.,Conceição N.,Pereira E.,Martins S.,Raimundo S.,Brito C.,Correia C.M.,Rodrigues M.A.
Dolomitic limestone was more effective than calcitic limestone in increasing soil pH in an untilled olive orchard
Soil Use and Management, 39, 1437-1452, 2023

Lourenço, S., Conceição, N., Losada, H. P., Silvestre, J., Siqueira, J., Santos, F., Rolim, J., Ferreira, M. I.
Transpiration reduction as an answer to water stress: models versus measurements for irrigated olive trees in South Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 1335, 205-210

Malheiro A.C.,Pires M.,Conceição N.,Claro A.M.,Dinis L.T.,Moutinho-Pereira J.
Linking sap flow and trunk diameter measurements to assess water dynamics of touriga-nacional grapevines trained in cordon and guyot systems
Agriculture (Switzerland), 10, 1-15, 2020

Tezza L.,Häusler M.,Conceição N.,Ferreira M.I.
Measuring and modelling soil evaporation in an irrigated olive orchard to improve water management
Water (Switzerland), 11, , 2019

Conceição N.,Tezza L.,Lourenço S.,Häusler M.,Boteta L.,Pacheco C.,Ferreira M.I.
Importance of very fine roots in deep soil layers for the survival of rainfed olive trees
Acta Horticulturae, 1199, 57-62, 2018

Ferreira M.I.,Green S.,Conceição N.,Fernández J.E.
Assessing hydraulic redistribution with the compensated average gradient heat-pulse method on rain-fed olive trees
Plant and Soil, 425, 21-41, 2018

Häusler M.,Conceição N.,Tezza L.,Sánchez J.M.,Campagnolo M.L.,Häsler A.J.,Silva J.M.N.,Warneke T.,Heygster G.,Ferreira M.I.
Estimation and partitioning of actual daily evapotranspiration at an intensive olive grove using the STSEB model based on remote sensing
Agricultural Water Management, 201, 188-198, 2018

Blanco-Cipollone F.,Lourenço S.,Silvestre J.,Conceição N.,Moñino M.J.,Vivas A.,Ferreira M.I.
Plant water status indicators for irrigation scheduling associated with iso-and anisohydric behavior: Vine and plum trees
Horticulturae, 3, , 2017

Conceição N.,Tezza L.,Häusler M.,Lourenço S.,Pacheco C.A.,Ferreira M.I.
Three years of monitoring evapotranspiration components and crop and stress coefficients in a deficit irrigated intensive olive orchard
Agricultural Water Management, 191, 138-152, 2017

Conceição N.,Häusler M.,Lourenço S.,Pacheco C.,Tezza L.,Ferreira M.I.
Evapotranspiration measured in a traditional rainfed and an irrigated intensive olive orchard during a year of hydrological drought
Acta Horticulturae, 1150, 281-288, 2017

Ferreira M.I.,Conceição N.,Malheiro A.C.,Silvestre J.M.,Silva R.M.
Water stress indicators and stress functions to calculate soil water depletion in deficit irrigated grapevine and kiwi
Acta Horticulturae, 1150, 119-126, 2017

Malheiro A.C.,Ferreira M.I.,Conceição N.,Green S.
Root and stem water dynamics of rainfed grapevines in the Douro region
Acta Horticulturae, 1136, 221-228, 2016

Nadezhdina N.,Ferreira M.,Conceição N.,Pacheco C.,Hçusler M.,David T.
Water uptake and hydraulic redistribution under a seasonal climate: Long-term study in a rainfed olive orchard
Ecohydrology, 8, 387-397, 2015

Ferreira M.I.,Conceição N.,David T.S.,Nadezhdina N.
Role of lignotuber versus roots in the water supply of rainfed olives
Acta Horticulturae, 991, 181-188, 2013

Ferreira M.I.,Silvestre J.,Conceição N.,Malheiro A.C.
Crop and stress coefficients in rainfed and deficit irrigation vineyards using sap flow techniques
Irrigation Science, 30, 433-447, 2012

Silvestre J.C.,Canas S.,Brazão J.,Caldeira I.,Clímaco P.,Duarte F.,Conceição N.S.,Arruda C.,Ferreira M.I.,Malheiro A.C.
Influence of timing and intensity of deficit irrigation on vine vigour, yield and berry and wine composition of 'Tempranillo' in southern Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 931, 193-202, 2012

Paço T.A.,Ferreira M.I.,Rosa R.D.,Paredes P.,Rodrigues G.C.,Conceição N.,Pacheco C.A.,Pereira L.S.
The dual crop coefficient approach using a density factor to simulate the evapotranspiration of a peach orchard: SIMDualKc model versus eddy covariance measurements
Irrigation Science, 30, 115-126, 2012

Nadezhdina N.,David T.,David J.,Nadezhdin V.,Cermak J.,Gebauer R.,Ferreira M.,Conceicao N.,Dohnal M.,Tesar M.,Gartner K.,Ceulemans R.
Root function: In situ studies through sap flow research
Measuring Roots: An Updated Approach, 267-290, 2012

Paço T.A.,Conceição N.S.,Ferreira M.I.,Malheiro A.C.,Fernandes-Silva A.A.,Silvestre J.C.
Vineyard evapotranspiration measurement in non-flat terrain conditions by the Eddy covariance technique -Douro Wine Region, Portugal
Acta Horticulturae, 922, 295-302, 2011

Malheiro A.C.,Gonçalves I.N.,Fernandes-Silva A.A.,Silvestre J.C.,Conceição N.S.,Paço T.A.,Ferreira M.I.
Relationships between relative transpiration of grapevines and plant and soil water status in Portugal's Douro wine region
Acta Horticulturae, 922, 261-268, 2011

Conceição N.,Ferreira M.,Pacheco C.,Fabião M.,Boteta L.,Silvestre J.
Transpiration from a vineyard in South Portugal -Stress coefficients, NDVI and leaf water potential
Acta Horticulturae, 922, 277-284, 2011

Paço T.A.,Rosa R.D.,Paredes P.,Rodrigues G.C.,Conceiço N.,Ferreira M.I.,Pereira L.S.
The dual crop coefficient approach: Testing the SIMDualKc model with peach orchard evapotranspiration eddy covariance measurements
Acta Horticulturae, 889, 181-188, 2011

ConceiçãN.,Paço T.A.,Silva A.L.,Ferreira M.I.
Crop coefficients for a pear orchard (Pyrus communis L.) obtained using eddy covariance
Acta Horticulturae, 792, 187-192, 2008

Paço T.,Conceição N.,Ferreira M.
Measurements and estimates of peach orchard evapotranspiration in mediterranean conditions
Acta Horticulturae, 664, 505-512, 2004