Isaura Alberta Oliveira de Castro Full Member

Publications

Iberian Peninsula [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] diversity: chloroplast microsatellite and morpho-agronomic variability.
Monteiro, E.; Castro, I.; Carvalho, M.; Martín, J.P.; Rosa, E.; Carnide, V. (2021) Iberian Peninsula [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.] diversity: chloroplast microsatellite and morpho-agronomic variability. SYSTEMATIC AND BIODIVERSITY 19 (2) :121-134. doi: 10.1080/14772000.2020.1832155. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.953, Q2).

The redundancy effect under morphogenetic and environmental fluctuations. The case of the Dianthus pungens group.
Castro, I.; Rocha, J.; Martins, M.; Carnide, V.; Martín, J. P.; Veiga, P.; Serafim, A. B.; Amich, F.; Ramírez-Rodríguez, R.; Colombo, G.; Crespí, A.L. (2021) The redundancy effect under morphogenetic and environmental fluctuations. The case of the Dianthus pungens group. Plant Biosystems doi: doi: 10.1080/11263504.2020.1857864. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.838, Q2).

Iberian Peninsula cowpea diversity: chloroplast, microsatellite and morpho-agronomic variability.
Monteiro, E.; Castro, I.; Carvalho, M.; Martín, J.P.; Rosa, E.; Carnide, V. (2020) Iberian Peninsula cowpea diversity: chloroplast, microsatellite and morpho-agronomic variability. Systematics and Biodiversity 19(2) :121-134. doi: Doi: 10.1080/14772000.2020.1832155. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.410, Q2).

Root and agro-morphological traits performance in cowpea under drought stress.
Santos, R.; Carvalho, M.; Rosa, E.; Carnide, V.; Castro, I. (2020) Root and agro-morphological traits performance in cowpea under drought stress. AGRONOMY 10 (10) :1604. doi: 10.3390/agronomy10101604. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.603, Q1).

Chitosan upregulates the genes of the ros pathway and enhances the antioxidant potential of grape (Vitis vinifera L. ‘Touriga Franca’ and ’Tinto Cão’) tissues.
Singh, Rupesh K; Soares, Bruno; Goufo, Piebiep; Castro, Isaura; Cosme, Fernanda; Pinto-Sintra, Ana L; Inês, António; Oliveira, Ana A; Falco, Virgílio (2019) Chitosan upregulates the genes of the ros pathway and enhances the antioxidant potential of grape (Vitis vinifera L. ‘Touriga Franca’ and ’Tinto Cão’) tissues. ANTIOXIDANTS 8 :525. doi: 10.3390/antiox8110525. (Impact factor, Quartile: 4.520, Q1).

Evaluating stress responses in cowpea under drought stress.
Carvalho, Márcia; Castro, Isaura; Moutinho-Pereira, José; Correia, Carlos; Egea-Cortines, Marcos; Matos, Manuela; Rosa, Eduardo; Carnide; Valdemar; Lino-Neto, Teresa (2019) Evaluating stress responses in cowpea under drought stress. JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 241 :153001. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2019.153001. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.825, Q1).

Genetic analysis of a white-to-red berry skin color reversion and its transcriptomic and metabolic consequences in grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Moscatel Galego’).
Ferreira, Vanessa; Matus, José T.; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Carrasco, David; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa; Castro, Isaura (2019) Genetic analysis of a white-to-red berry skin color reversion and its transcriptomic and metabolic consequences in grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. ‘Moscatel Galego’). BMC GENOMICS 20 :952. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-6237-5. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.501, Q2).

Genetics and expression of anthocyanin pathway genes in the major skinpigmented Portuguese cultivar ‘Vinhão’ developing berries.
Ferreira, Vanessa; Castro, Isaura; Carrasco, David; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa (2019) Genetics and expression of anthocyanin pathway genes in the major skinpigmented Portuguese cultivar ‘Vinhão’ developing berries. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 244 :88-93. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2018.09.023. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Screening of worldwide cowpea collection to drought tolerance at a germination stage.
Carvalho, Márcia; Matos, Manuela; Castro, Isaura; Monteiro, Eliana; Rosa, Eduardo; Lino-Neto, Teresa; Carnide, Valdemar (2019) Screening of worldwide cowpea collection to drought tolerance at a germination stage. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE 247 :107-115. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2018.11.082. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.961, Q1).

Speciation and periodic restricted environments. The case of genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae).
Castro, I.; Rocha, J.; Costa, C.; Costa, G.; Ramírez-Rodríguez, R.; Amich, F.; Carnide, V.; Crespi, A.L. (2019) Speciation and periodic restricted environments. The case of genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae). PLANT BIOSYSTEMS 153 (3) :417-426. doi: 10.1080/11263504.2018.1498400. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.525, Q2).

Uncovering Northeast Portugal grapevine's varietal legacy.
Augusto, D.; Oliveira, A. A.; Falco, V.; Castro, I. (2019) Uncovering Northeast Portugal grapevine's varietal legacy. VITIS 58 :89-93. doi: 10.5073/vitis.2019.58.special-issue.89-93. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.367, Q2).

Berry color variation in grapevine as a source of diversity
Ferrreira, Vanessa; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-García, Rosa; Castro, Isaura (2018) Berry color variation in grapevine as a source of diversity PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY 132 :696-707. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.08.021. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.718, Q1).

Genetic diversity and core collection of Malus x domestica in northwestern Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands by SSRs.
Pereira-Lorenzo, Santiago; Maria Ramos-Cabrer, Ana; Ferreira, Vanessa; Belen Diaz-Hernandez, Maria; Carnide, Valdemar; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Rodrigues, Raul; Encarnacion Velazquez-Barrera, Maria; Rios-Mesa, Domingo; Ascasibar-Errasti, Javier; Castro, Isaura (2018) Genetic diversity and core collection of Malus x domestica in northwestern Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands by SSRs. Scientia Horticulturae 240 :49-56. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2018.05.053. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.76, Q1).

Molecular characterization of berry locus on the Portuguese CV. 'Fernão Pires' and CV. 'Verdelho' and theirs red-berried somatic variant cultivars.
Ferreira, Vanessa; Castro, Isaura; Carrasco, David; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa (2018) Molecular characterization of berry locus on the Portuguese CV. 'Fernão Pires' and CV. 'Verdelho' and theirs red-berried somatic variant cultivars. CIÊNCIA E TÉCNICA VITIVINÍCOLA 33 (2) :194-190. doi: 10.1051/ctv/20183302184. (Impact factor, Quartile: 0.55, Q4).

Molecular characterization of berry skin color reversion on grape somatic variants.
Ferreira, Vanessa; Castro, Isaura; Carrasco, David; Pinto-Carnide, Olinda; Arroyo-Garcia, Rosa (2018) Molecular characterization of berry skin color reversion on grape somatic variants. Journal Of Berry Research 8 (3) :147-162. doi: 10.3233/JBR-170289. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.175, Q2).

Morpho-environmental strategies in the genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae) in Western Mediterranean.
Rocha, J.; Ramírez, R.; Díaz, M.; Martins, I.; García-Cabral, I.; Amich, R.; Almeida, R.; Carnide, V.; Castro, I.; Crespí, A. (2018) Morpho-environmental strategies in the genus Ononis L. (subsections Natrix and Viscosae) in Western Mediterranean. Plant Biosystems 152 (1) :14-30. doi: 10.1080/11263504.2016.1244118.. (Impact factor, Quartile: 1.203, Q3).

European cowpea landraces for a more sustainable agriculture system and novel foods.
Carvalho, M, Bebeli, PJ, Pereira, G, Castro, I, Egea-Gilabert, C, Matos, M, Lazaridi, E, Duarte, I, Lino-Neto, T, Ntatsi, G, Rodrigues, M, Savvas, D, Rosa, E, Carnide, V (2017) European cowpea landraces for a more sustainable agriculture system and novel foods. Journal Of The Science Of Food And Agriculture 97 :4399-4407. ISSN: 0022-5142. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.8378. (Impact factor, Quartile: 2.463, Q1).

Genetic diversity and structure of Iberian Peninsula cowpeas compared to world-wide cowpea accessions using high density SNP markers.
Carvalho, M, Munoz-Amatriain, M, Castro, I, Lino-Neto, T, Matos, M, Egea-Cortines, M, Rosa, E, Close, T, Carnide, V (2017) Genetic diversity and structure of Iberian Peninsula cowpeas compared to world-wide cowpea accessions using high density SNP markers. Bmc Genomics 18 :891. ISSN: 1471-2164. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4295-0. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.729, Q1).

Spontaneous variation regarding grape berry skin color: A comprehensive study of berry development by means of biochemical and molecular markers.
Ferreira, V, Fernandes, F, Carrasco, D, Hernandez, MG, Pinto-Carnide, O, Arroyo-Garcia, R, Andrade, P, Valentao, P, Falco, V, Castro, I (2017) Spontaneous variation regarding grape berry skin color: A comprehensive study of berry development by means of biochemical and molecular markers. Food Research International 97 :149-161. ISSN: 0963-9969. doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2017.03.050. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.086, Q1).

(2021)Drought stress effect on polyphenolic content and antioxidant capacity of cowpea pods and seeds.
Carvalho, M.; Gouvinhas, I. ; Castro, I.; Matos, M.; Rosa, E.; Carnide, V.; Barros, A. (2021)Drought stress effect on polyphenolic content and antioxidant capacity of cowpea pods and seeds. Jornal of Agronomy and Crop Science 207 :197–207. doi: doi: 10.1111/jac.12454. (Impact factor, Quartile: 3.473, Q1).

Projects

Conservation and Selection of Old Vine Varieties
Running

Coordinator  /  Elsa Maria Félix Gonçalves UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Ana Pereira
Start date  /  2018/09 Funding  /  PDR2020


BRESOV - Breeding for Resilient, Efficient and Sustainable Organic Vegetable production
Running

Coordinator  /  Ferdinando Branca UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2018/05 Funding  /  European Commission - H2020 - SFS-2017-2


Cherry cracking & mitigation strategies: towards their understanding using a functional metabolomic approach
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Berta Gonçalves
Start date  /  2016/06 Funding  /  FCT/FEDER


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

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


INNOVINE&WINE – Vineyard and Wine Innovation Platform
Concluded

Coordinator  /  João Coutinho UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  João Santos
Start date  /  2016/04 Funding  /  Norte2020


EUROLEGUME - Enhancing of legumes growing in Europe through sustainable cropping for protein supply for food and feed [GA 613781]
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Eduardo Rosa
Start date  /  2014/01 Funding  /  European Commission - FP7 - KBBE.2013.1.2-02


COST Action FA1003-GRAPENET - East-West Collaboration for Grapevine Diversity Exploration and Mobilization of Adaptive Traits for Breeding
Concluded

Coordinator  /  Osvaldo Failla UTAD/CITAB Coordinator  /  Isaura Castro
Start date  /  2010/11