Maria do Carmo Simões Mendonça Horta


  • Name: Maria do Carmo Horta Email: carmoh@ipcb.pt

    Professional Activity
    Full-time Professor in the College of Agriculture (ESACB) at the Polytechnic of Castelo Branco

    Academic background
    • 2005: European PhD in “Agronomic Engineering” by the University of Cordoba-Spain. Thesis title: “Availability of phosphorus quantified by Olsen methodology in Portuguese acid soils: Assessment of environmental and agronomic meaning”, 149 pp.
    • 2003: Approved as scientific researcher in PhD advanced program by the University of Cordoba-Spain.
    • 1997: Post graduated course program in “Water Quality and Pollution Control” in Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra-Portugal.
    • 1994: MSc in “Plant Nutrition, Soil Fertility and Fertilization” by the Agronomic Institute of Lisbon, Technical University of Lisbon-Portugal. Thesis title:” Use of wastewater in the irrigation of rye grass (Lolium multiflorum Lam.), 149 pp.
    • 1982: BSc in “Agronomic Engineering” by the Agronomic Institute of Lisbon, Technical University of Lisbon-Portugal.
    Research Activities
    • Soil Science, Fertilization and Plant Nutrition
    • Sustainable Management of Phosphorus Fertilizers and Fertilization
    • Use of Wastewater, Biosolids and compost as fertilizers
    • Food Quality and Human Health

    Other activities
    President of the “Technical Scientific Board” of ESA, 2010-2012, 2012-2014.
    Member of the “Technical Scientific Board” of ESA (2010-2012-2014-2016-2018)
    Master Course Coordinator 2008-2012.
    Bachelor Course Coordinator (2007-2010).
    Member of the evaluation commission of the BSc course program in Engineering of Animal Production, years 1997-1998.
    Coordinator of the Laboratory of Soil Fertility of ESA
    Chairman of the Biosciences Department (ESA) 2006-2010.

  • Name: Maria do Carmo Simões Mendonça Horta
    ORCID Number: 0000-0003-0101-1599
    Scopus Number: 16021704900
    Institucional Adress: Escola Superior Agrária, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Quinta da Sra. de Mércules
    Email: carmoh@ipcb.pt
    Institutional Telephone: 00272339900

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