Alfredo Augusto de Carvalho Aires Full Member

BIO

Name: Alfredo Augusto de Carvalho Aires

Aggregation: Full Member

Orcid ID: 0000-0001-6291-8413

Email: alfredoa@utad.pt

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Phone: +351259350115

Publications

Climate conditions and spray treatments induce shifts in health promoting compounds in cherry (Prunus avium L.) fruits.
Correia, Sofia; Aires, Alfredo, Aires; Queirós, Filipa; Carvalho, Rosa; Schouten, Rob; Silva, Ana P.; Gonçalves, Berta (2020) Climate conditions and spray treatments induce shifts in health promoting compounds in cherry (Prunus avium L.) fruits. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 263 :109147. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2019.109147. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Kaolin and seaweed‐based extracts can be used as middle and long‐term strategy to mitigate negative effects of climate change in physiological performance of hazelnut tree.
Cabo, Sandra; Morais, Maria Cristina; Aires, Alfredo; Carvalho, Rosa; Pascual-Seva; Núria; Silva, Ana Paula; Gonçalves, Berta (2020) Kaolin and seaweed‐based extracts can be used as middle and long‐term strategy to mitigate negative effects of climate change in physiological performance of hazelnut tree. JOURNAL OF AGRONOMY AND CROP SCIENCE 206 :28-42. doi: 10.1111/jac.12369. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.960, Q1).

Physiological and biochemical performance of almond trees under deficit irrigation.
Prgomet, Iva; Pascual-Seva, Núria; Morais, Maria C.; Aires, Alfredo; Barreales, David; Ribeiro, António C.; Silva, Ana P.; Barros, Ana I.; Gonçalves, Berta (2020) Physiological and biochemical performance of almond trees under deficit irrigation. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 261 :108990. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2019.108990. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Ecophysiological study of the impact of SiK(R) fertilization on Castanea sativa Mill. seedling tolerance to high temperature.
Carneiro-Carvalho, Andreia; Anjos, Rosário; Aires, Alfredo; Marques, Tiago; Pinto, Teresa; Gomes-Laranjo, José (2019) Ecophysiological study of the impact of SiK(R) fertilization on Castanea sativa Mill. seedling tolerance to high temperature. PHOTOSYNTHETICA 57 (4) :1165-1175. doi: 10.32615/ps.2019.099. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.365, Q2).

Effects of calcium and growth regulators on sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) quality and sensory attributes at harvest.
Correia, Sofia; Queirós, Filipa; Ribeiro, Carlos; Vilela, Alice; Aires, Alfredo; Barros, Ana I.; Schouten, Rob; Silva, Ana Paula; Gonçalves, Berta (2019) Effects of calcium and growth regulators on sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) quality and sensory attributes at harvest. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 248 :231-240. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2019.01.024. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Enzymatic Activity and Biochemical Composition in Leaves of Green Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. cv. Saxa) Grown in Almond Shell Substrates.
Oliveira, Ivo; Meyer, Anne S; Aires, Alfredo; Afonso, Sílvia; Gonçalves, Berta (2019) Enzymatic Activity and Biochemical Composition in Leaves of Green Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L. cv. Saxa) Grown in Almond Shell Substrates. WASTE AND BIOMASS VALORIZATION 10 :1223–1229. doi: 10.1007/s12649-017-0141-5. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.358, Q2).

Irrigation deficit turns almond by-products into a valuable source of antimicrobial (poly)phenols.
Prgomet, Iva; Gonçalves, Berta; Domínguez-Perles, Raúl; Santos, Rafaela; Saavedra, Maria José; Aires, Alfredo; Pascual-Seva, Núria; Barros, Ana. (2019) Irrigation deficit turns almond by-products into a valuable source of antimicrobial (poly)phenols. INDUSTRIAL CROPS & PRODUCTS 132 :186-196. doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.02.024. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.191, Q1).

Phenolic and fatty acid profiles, α-tocopherol and sucrose contents, and antioxidant capacities of understudied Portuguese almond cultivars.
Oliveira, Ivo; Meyer, Anne S; Afonso, Sílvia; Aires, Alfredo; Goufo, Piebiep; Trindade, Henrique; Gonçalves, Berta (2019) Phenolic and fatty acid profiles, α-tocopherol and sucrose contents, and antioxidant capacities of understudied Portuguese almond cultivars. JOURNAL OF FOOD BIOCHEMISTRY 43 :e12887. doi: 10.1111/jfbc.12887. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.358, Q3).

Chemical profile and antioxidant potential of four table grape (Vitis vinifera) cultivars grown in Douro region.
Mota A.; Pinto J.; Fartouce I.; Correia M.J.; Costa R.; Carvalho R.; Aires, A.; Oliveira A. A. (2018) Chemical profile and antioxidant potential of four table grape (Vitis vinifera) cultivars grown in Douro region. Ciência Tec. Vitiv 33 (2) :125-135. doi: 10.1051/ctv/20183302125. (Impact factor, Quartile: 0.55, Q4).

Analysis of glycosylated flavonoids extracted from sweet-cherry stems, as antibacterial agents against pathogenic Escherichia coli isolates.
Aires, A, Dias, C, Carvalho, R, Saavedra, MJ (2017) Analysis of glycosylated flavonoids extracted from sweet-cherry stems, as antibacterial agents against pathogenic Escherichia coli isolates. Acta Biochimica Polonica 64 :265-271. ISSN: 0001-527X. doi: 10.18388/abp.2016_1374. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.105, Q4).

Rapid Separation of Indole Glucosinolates in Roots of Chinese Cabbage (Brassica rapa Subsp Pekinensis) by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Diode Array Detection.
Aires, A, Carvalho, R (2017) Rapid Separation of Indole Glucosinolates in Roots of Chinese Cabbage (Brassica rapa Subsp Pekinensis) by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Diode Array Detection. International Journal Of Analytical Chemistry 2017 :Article ID 5125329. ISSN: 1687-8760. doi: 10.1155/2017/5125329. (Impact factor, Quartile: 0.901, Q4).

Reuse potential of vegetable wastes (broccoli, green bean and tomato) for the recovery of antioxidant phenolic acids and flavonoids.
Aires, A, Carvalho, R, Saavedra, MJ (2017) Reuse potential of vegetable wastes (broccoli, green bean and tomato) for the recovery of antioxidant phenolic acids and flavonoids. International Journal Of Food Science And Technology 52 :98-107. ISSN: 0950-5423. doi: 10.1111/ijfs.13256. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.64, Q2).

Variation of chemical constituents, antioxidant activity, and endogenous plant hormones throughout different ripening stages of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) cultivars produced in centre of Portugal.
Aires, A, Carvalho, R, Matos, M, Carnide, V, Silva, AP, Goncalves, B (2017) Variation of chemical constituents, antioxidant activity, and endogenous plant hormones throughout different ripening stages of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) cultivars produced in centre of Portugal. Journal Of Food Biochemistry 41 :e12414. ISSN: 0145-8884. doi: 10.1111/jfbc.12414. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1, Q3).

Projects

INTERACT - Integrative Research in Environment, Agro-Chains and Technology
Running

Coordinator  /  Rui Cortes
Start date  /  2016/05 Funding  /  NORTE2020


Produção de novos compostos bioactivos através de plantas e bactérias usando novas e melhoradas halogenases
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Karl-Heinz van Pée UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Alfredo Aires
Start date  /  2014/05 Funding  /  0,0


INNOFOOD - INNOVation in the FOOD sector through the valorization of food and agro-food by-products
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Ana Barros
Start date  /  2014/01


Deficit irrigation on olive , in the region of "Terra Quente Transmonta" , to optimization water resources, productivity and olive oil quality
Concluded

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Anabela Silva
Start date  /  2012/01 Funding  /  ProDer - Cooperação para a Inovação


PromoAgro - Promoção da Competitividade Agro-alimentar
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2010/10 Funding  /  CCDRN - ON.2


Brassica collections for Broadening Agricultural Use" including ‘Characterizing and utilising genetic variation in Brassica carinata for its exploitation as an oilseed crop
Concluded

UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2001/01 Funding  /  European Comission (EC/EU)


"Quality of organic fruits and vegetables. Post-harvest microbiological evaluation and effect of glucosinolates on pathogenic bacteria"
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Funding  /  Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)


Glucosinolatos em Brássicas. Compreender o efeito dos glucosinolatos e seus derivados em bactérias do tracto intestinal, patogénicas e fitopatogénicas",
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Funding  /  Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)