Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Valentim Pereira dos Santos Coelho

Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303333
ORCID: 0000-0001-5829-7669
Scopus Author ID: 26533798200


  • 2015 - 2019: Research Grant (Application of the biological control against Chestnut blight - Programme of Biological Control for the Chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) treatment in Portugal - authorized by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Sea - DGAV, Ref: 009275 and Ref: 009276 of 10.04.2015)
  • 2014 - 2015: Research Grant (RED-AGROTEC “Red transfronteriza España Portugal de experimentación y transferencia para el desarrollo del sector agropecuario y agroindustrial.)
  • 2010 - 2014: PhD Grant (Integration of different means of protection against the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) in sustainable agriculture)
  • 2009 - 2010: Research Grant (Identification of entomopathogenic agents associated with pests of chestnut in Trás-os-Montes - FCT / PD0031)
  • 2007 - 2009: Master Research Grant (Effect of potassium phosphonate on protection of the roots of the chestnut tree)
  • 2005 - 2006: Research Grant (COMBATINTA / SP2.P11 / 02 INTERREG IIIA)
  • 2002 - 2003: Professional internship, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal


  • 2016 - PhD. in Agronomic Engineering, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
  • 2009 - MSc. in Agroecology, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
  • 2000 - First degree in Agronomic Engineering, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal


  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Agroecology
  • Biological Control
  • Phytopathology
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Disease Diagnosis
  • Microbiology
  • Entomology


Biosave - Increasing the economic potential and sustainability of olive oil and chestnut fruit sectors
Funding body: FCT - SAICT
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2017-05-15
End: 2019-11-12
RED/AGROTEC - Transboundary network Spain/Portugal of experimentation and transfer for the development of the agricultural and agro-food sectors
Funding body: POCTEP – Programa Operacional de Cooperação Transfronteiriça Espanha - Portugal
Principal Investigator:Albino Bento
Start: 2014-01-01
End: 2015-10-31
PROTECTOLIVE - Olive crop protection in sustainable production under global climatic changes: linking ecological infrastructures to ecosystem functions
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: EXCL/AGR - PRO/0591/2012
Principal Investigator:José Alberto Cardoso Pereira
Start: 2013-04-01
End: 2015-03-30
EUREKA ECOPLUGMIC - Application of Eco-Fungiplug in the Control of Pathogenic Fungi and Studies on the Effect on Mycorrhizal Fungi
Funding body: ICPME - F.E.D.E.R
Reference: EUREKA No. 1845
Start: 1998-01-01
End: 2001-12-31
- Programa de Luta Biológica para tratamento do Cancro do Castanheiro
Funding body: Ministério da Agricultura e do Mar DGV
Reference: Refª. 009275 e Refª. 009276
Principal Investigator:Maria Eugénia Madureira Gouveia
Start: 0000-00-00
End: 0000-00-00

Total results: 12
Rosário J.N.,Coelho V.,Rodrigues M.Â.,Raimundo S.,Afonso S.,Arrobas M.,Gouveia M.E.
Metalaxyl-M, phosphorous acid and potassium silicate applied as soil drenches show different chestnut seedling performance and protection against Phytophthora root rot
European Journal of Plant Pathology, 161, 147-159, 2021

Rodrigues M.Â.,Coelho V.,Arrobas M.,Gouveia E.,Raimundo S.,Correia C.M.,Bento A.
The effect of nitrogen fertilization on the incidence of olive fruit fly, olive leaf spot and olive anthracnose in two olive cultivars grown in rainfed conditions
Scientia Horticulturae, 256, , 2019

Pereira E.,Coelho V.,Tavares R.M.,Lino-Neto T.,Baptista P.
Effect of competitive interactions between ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic fungi on Castanea sativa performance
Mycorrhiza, 22, 41-49, 2012

Gouveia E.,Coelho V.,Fonseca F.,Nunes L.,Monteiro L.
Systemic immunity against soil borne Phytophthora and control of ink disease of chestnut by foliar spray of potassium phosphonate
Acta Horticulturae, 866, 449-453, 2010

Baptista P.,Ferreira S.,Soares E.,Coelho V.,De Bastos M.L.
Tolerance and Stress Response of Macrolepiota procera to Nickel
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57, 7145-7152, 2009

Oliveira I.,Coelho V.,Baltasar R.,Pereira J.A.,Baptista P.
Scavenging capacity of strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo L.) leaves on free radicals
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 47, 1507-1511, 2009

Gouveia M.,Coelho V.,Choupina A.,Abreu C.,Hermosa R.,Monte E.
Diagnosis of ink disease of chestnut by molecular identification of associated phytophthora species
Acta Horticulturae, 693, 585-590, 2005

Coelho V.,Coutinho S.,Gouveia M.
Sensitivity to copper and phosphite of phytophthora species associated with ink diseases of chestnut
Acta Horticulturae, 693, 641-644, 2005