Jorge Teixeira

The research activity focuses on the use of Solanum sp. plants for phytoremediation/biofortification purposes and to understand the responses of these species specific to heavy metal and organic pollutant stresses, using molecular biology and biochemistry approaches.
Other research interests: Oxidative stress in higher plants and its application towards an enhanced tolerance to stress. Nitrogen metabolism in crop plants and strategies to increase plants’ N-status and nutritional value.