João Manuel Pereira Ramalho Serrano

João Manuel Pereira Ramalho Serrano

Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency, Integrated no MED
Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency
Integrated no MED

About

Zootechnical Engineer (1988- University of Évora) is effective member of Portuguese Order of Engineers with the professional certificate nº 23653. Doctor (PhD) in Agricultural Sciences (area Agricultural Mechanization) by the University of Évora (2002) and Aggregation in Agricultural Sciences (area Precision Agriculture) by the University of Évora.

Currently is Associate Professor with Aggregation at Rural Engineering Department of University of Évora.

Since 1991 to the present, Lecturer at University of Évora with pedagogical and scientific experience in areas of Agricultural Mechanization, Precision Agriculture, Topography and Sport Sciences (Futsal).

Is full member at the Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development (MED) at the University of Évora.  Coordination/participation in several research national and international projects related to Precision Agriculture. Main research areas: precision agriculture; pastures management at montado ecosystem; proximal and remote sensing; tractor and implement performance monitors; optimization of the tillage operations; variable rate technology (VRT). Is author or co-author of more than 100 research articles in journals with international impact (ISI).

Present Research
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Variable Rate Technology
  • Montado ecosystem
  • Sensors
  • Proximal and Remote Sensing
Research Interests
  • Agricultural Mechanization
  • Proximal Sensors
  • Tractor Instrumentation
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Variable Rate Technology
  • Soil Tillage

Personal Information

Institutional Emailjmrs@uevora.pt

Publications

CategoryPublication
Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Marques DSJ, Paixão L, De CM, Moral F, Nogales-Bueno J, Teixeira RF, Jongen M, Domingos T, Rato AE. 2021. Evaluation of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) for Estimating Soil Organic Matter and Phosphorus in Mediterranean Montado Ecosystem. Sustainability 13:2734. 10.3390/su13052734Research Groups involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Food science and technology Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Marques DSJ, Paixão L, Moral F, Carmona-Cabezas R, Garcia S, Palha J, Noéme J. 2020. Mapping Management Zones Based on Soil Apparent Electrical Conductivity and Remote Sensing for Implementation of Variable Rate Irrigation—Case Study of Corn under a Center Pivot. Water 12:3427. 10.3390/w12123427Research Groups involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Costa F, Carreira E, Pereira A, Carvalho M. 2021. Can Soil pH Correction Reduce the Animal Supplementation Needs in the Critical Autumn Period in Mediterranean Montado Ecosystem?. Agronomy 11:514. 10.3390/agronomy11030514Research Groups involved: Animal Biosciencies Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Plant protection Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Carapau A, Rato AE. 2021. Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) and Optical Sensors for Estimating Protein and Fiber in Dryland Mediterranean Pastures. AgriEngineering 3:73-91. 10.3390/agriengineering3010005Research Groups involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Food science and technology Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Moral FJ, Rebollo FJ, Serrano JM, Carvajal F. 2020. Mapping management zones in a sandy pasture soil using an objective model and multivariate techniques. Precision Agriculture. 10.1007/s11119-020-09756-wResearch Group involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Carreira E, Serrano J, Shahidian S, Nogales-Bueno J, Rato AE. 2021. Real-Time Quantification of Crude Protein and Neutral Detergent Fibre in Pastures under Montado Ecosystem Using the Portable NIR Spectrometer. Applied Sciences 11:10638. 10.3390/app112210638Research Groups involved: Animal Biosciencies Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Food science and technology Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Moral F, Carvajal-Ramirez F, Marques DSJ. 2020. Estimation of Productivity in Dryland Mediterranean Pastures: Long-Term Field Tests to Calibration and Validation of the Grassmaster II Probe. AgriEngineering 2:240-255. DOI:10.3390/agriengineering2020015Research Groups involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Marques DSJ, Paixão L, Carreira E, Pereira A, Carvalho M. 2020. Climate Changes Challenges to the Management of Mediterranean Montado Ecosystem: Perspectives for Use of Precision Agriculture Technologies. Agronomy 10:218. DOI:10.3390/agronomy10020218Research Groups involved: Animal Biosciencies Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Plant protection Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Marques DSJ, Paixão L, Carreira E, Carmona-Cabezas R, Nogales-Bueno J, Rato A. 2020. Evaluation of Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) and Remote Sensing (RS) for Estimating Pasture Quality in Mediterranean Montado Ecosystem. Applied Sciences 10:4463. DOI:10.3390/app10134463Research Groups involved: Animal Biosciencies Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Food science and technology Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Marques DSJ, Moral F, Carvajal-Ramirez F, Carreira E, Pereira A, Carvalho M. 2020. Evaluation of the Effect of Dolomitic Lime Application on Pastures—Case Study in the Montado Mediterranean Ecosystem. Sustainability 12:3758. DOI:10.3390/su12093758Research Groups involved: Animal Biosciencies Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Plant protection Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

João S, Shakib S, Luís P, José MT, José MDS. 2020. Utilização de índices obtidos a partir das imagens de satélite na monitorização das pastagens e no apoio à gestão do ecossistema montado. Revista de Ciências Agrárias vol.42 n.º 4 (2019). DOI:10.19084/rca.18638Research Groups involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Soil, water and climate

Peer-Reviewed and Indexed Journals

Carmona-Cabezas R, Gómez-Gómez J, Gutiérrez DRE, Sánchez-López E, Serrano J, Jiménez-Hornero F. 2020. Improving graph-based detection of singular events for photochemical smog agents. Chemosphere 253:126660. DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126660Research Group involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency

Other National Publications

Serrano J, Shahidian S, Paixão L, Terrón JM, Silva JM. 2020. Utilização de índices obtidos a partir das imagens de satélite na monitorização das pastagens e no apoio à gestão do ecossistema montado. Revista de Ciências Agrárias 42(4):865. DOI:10.19084/rca.18638Research Groups involved: Farming Technology and Energy Efficiency Soil, water and climate

Projects

Project Funding Lead Institution Role Start End Scope
Viabilização de pastagens semeadas biodiversas através da otimização da fertilização fosfatada Portugal 2020 - PDR 2020 Terraprima - Serviços Ambientais. Sociedade Unipessoal. Lda MED Representative 2017-12-01 2021-12-31 Nacional
Regadio de Precisão Portugal 2020 - PDR 2020 TPRO - Technologies. Lda MED Representative 2017-01-02 2020-12-31 Nacional
GO SOLO - Promoção de práticas agrícolas conservadoras do solo através da demonstração. expedita e a baixo custo. do seu impacto na matéria orgânica Portugal 2020 - PDR 2020 Terraprima - Serviços Ambientais. Sociedade Unipessoal. Lda MED Representative 2017-01-01 2021-12-31 Nacional