microPublication Biology

Pedro Humberto Castro1§, Sara Freitas1, and Herlander Azevedo1,2§

1CIBIO, InBIO - Research Network in Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology, Universidade do Porto, Campus Agrário de Vairão, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal

2Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Rua Campo Alegre, 4169-007 Porto, Portugal

§Correspondence to: Pedro Humberto Castro (pedro1berto@cibio.up.pt) Herlander Azevedo (hazevedo@cibio.up.pt)




Financial support was provided by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT/MCTES) to H.A. [CEECIND/00399/2017/CP1423/CT0004] and S.F. [SFRH/BD/120020/2016]. Also from FCT/MCTES, Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER), and COMPETE – POCI – Programa Operacional Competividade e Internacionalização, to P.H.C. [PTDC/BAA-AGR/31122/2017, POCI-01-0145-FEDER- 031122].

Author Contributions

  • Pedro Humberto Castro: Writing - original draft, Writing - review and editing, Investigation
  • Sara Freitas: Investigation
  • Herlander Azevedo: Writing - review and editing, Funding acquisition, Investigation

Reviewed By



  • Received: 1/30/2020
  • Revision Received: 4/2/2020
  • Accepted: 5/29/2020
  • Published: 6/29/2020



© 2020 by the authors. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


PubMed Central: PMC7326332

PubMed: 32626845

Cited By

Article in Frontiers in Plant Science, published January 2022

Article in Plants, published March 2023

microPublication Biology is published by

1200 E. California Blvd. MC 1-43 Pasadena, CA 91125

The microPublication project is supported by

The National Institute of Health -- Grant #: 1U01LM012672-01

microPublication Biology:ISSN: 2578-9430