Luís Novo

PhD

University of Vigo
Department of Plant Biology and Soil Science
As Lagoas, Marcosende
E-36310 Vigo
Spain

Positions

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Postdoctoral Researcher

2014-present

Education

University of Vigo

PhD, Terrestrial Ecosystems

2013

Eawag/ETH Zurich

PhD Research stay

2011 - 2012

University of Vigo

MRes, Terrestrial Ecosystems

2011

ISCS-N

BSc, Biochemistry

2010

Research

Phytoremediation

Phytomining. Phytoremediation of metal-polluted soils. Prospection of plant species suitable for phytoremediation. Reclamation of degraded mine areas

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Novo LAB & González L. (2014) Germination and early growth of Brassica juncea in copper mine tailings amended with technosol and compost. The Scientific World Journal, v2014: 1-9

Novo LAB, Manousaki E, Kalogerakis N & González L. (2014) The effect of cadmium and salinity on germination and early growth of Brassica juncea (L.) var. juncea. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22: 3709-3717

Novo LAB, Covelo EF & González L. (2014) Effect of salinity on zinc uptake by Brassica juncea. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 16: 704-718

Novo LAB, Covelo EF & González L. (2013) The use of waste-derived amendments to promote the growth of Indian mustard in copper mine tailings. Minerals Engineering, 53: 24-30

Novo LAB, Covelo EF & González L. (2013) Phytoremediation of amended copper mine tailings with Brassica juncea. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 27: 215-226.

Novo LAB, Covelo EF & González L. (2013) The potential of Salvia verbenaca for phytoremediation of copper mine tailings amended with technosol and compost. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 224: 1513.

Novo LAB & González L. (2013) The effects of variable soil moisture on the phytoextraction of Cd and Zn by Brassica juncea. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 22: 299-304.

Conference Proceedings

Novo LAB & González L. (2013) Synergistic effects between salinity, cadmium and zinc on Brassica juncea (L.) var. juncea. XIII Congresso Luso-Espanhol de Fisiologia Vegetal, Lisboa.

Novo LAB & González L. (2012) Salinity effect on Zn uptake by Brassica juncea. Proceedings of the 9th International Phytotechnology Society Conference, p. 117. Hasselt, Belgium: Hasselt University; International Phytotechnology Society.

Reviewer Work

Journal of Hazardous Materials

Water, Air, & Soil Pollution

African Journal of Agricultural Research

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

Environmental Science and Pollution Research