Marcela Claudia Pagano

Dr. Marcela Claudia Pagano

Federal University of Ceará, Brazil

Associate Professor



2007 Ph.D., Sciences - Applied Botany, Federal University of Minas Gerais- UFMG, Brazil

1999 M.Sc., Ecology, Conservation and Wildlife Management, Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil

1994 B. Sc., Biology, National University of La Plata–UNLP, Argentine

Publications (selected)

  1. Pagano MC, Scotti MR, Cabello MN. Effect of the inoculation and distribution of mycorrhizae in Plathymenia reticulata Benth, under monoculture and mixed plantation in Brazil. New Forests. 38:197-214.
  2. Matias SR, Pagano MC, Muzzi FC, Oliveira CA, Carneiro AA, Sa NH, Scotti MR. Effect of rhizobia, mycorrhizal fungi and phosphate-solubilizing microorganisms in the rhizosphere of native plants used to recover an iron ore area in Brazil. European Journal of Soil Biology. 45(3):259-266.
  3. Pagano MC, Scotti MR. A preliminary survey of the occurrence of arbuscular mycorrhizas in Paepalanthus bromelioides and Bulbostylis sp. in Brazil. Micologia Aplicada International. 21(1):1-10.
  4. Pagano MC, Bellote AF, Scotti MR. Aboveground nutrient components of Eucalyptus camaldulensis and E. grandis in semiarid Brazil under the nature and the mycorrhizal inoculation conditions. Journal of Forestry Research, 20(1):15-22.
  5. Pagano MC. Composition of rhizobia associated with neotropical tree legume Centrolobium tomentosum used in riparian restoration. Plant Soil Environment, 54: 498-508.
  6. Pagano MC, Scotti MR. Arbuscular and ectomycorrhizal colonizations of two species of Eucalyptus in semiarid Brazil. Mycoscience 49:379-384.
  7. Pagano MC, Cabello MN, Bellote AF, Sá NMH, Scotti MR. Intercropping system of tropical leguminous species and Eucalyptus camaldulensis, inoculated with rhizobia and/or mycorrhizal fungi in semiarid Brazil. Agroforestry Systems, 74, 3:231-242.
  8. Pagano MC, Cabello MN, Scotti MR. Phosphorus response of three native Brazilian trees to inoculation with four arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 3, 231-240, 2007.
  9. Marques MS, Pagano MC, Scotti MR. Dual inoculation of woody legume (Centrolobium tomentosum) with rhizobia and mycorrhizal fungi in southeastern Brazil. Agroforestry Systems, 52, 107-117.
  10. Aguilar OM, Lopez MV, Riccillo PM, Gonzáles RA, Pagano M, Grasso DH, Pulher A, Favelukes G. Prevalence of the Rhizobium etli -like allele in genes coding for 16S rRNA among the indigenous rhizobial populations found associated with wild beans from the Southern Andes in Argentina. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 1998, 64, 9, 3520-3524.
  11. Grasso DH, Galindo-Blaha CA, Riccillo P, Pagano M, Aguilar OM. Investigation of the IlvC Gene in Species of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium. In: Tikhonovich, I. A. et al. (Ed.) Nitrogen Fixation: Fundamentals and Applications. Proceedings of the X International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation, St. Petersburg, May 1995. Kluwer Academic Publishers. p.402.
  12. Pagano MC, Cabello MN, Scotti MR. Arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization and growth of Eremanthus incanus Less. in a highland field. Plant Soil Environment.
  13. Pagano M, Bueno A, Fantini M. Vegetables and their Mycorrhizal Associations in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Agroecologia.
  14. Pagano MC, Persiano AIC, Cabello MN, Scotti MR. Elements sequestered by arbuscular mycorrhizal spores in riverine soils: a preliminary assessment. Journal of Biophysics and Structural Biology.
  15. Pagano MC, Scotti MR. Effect of phosphorus fertilization on the growth and AM colonization of a Brazilian tree species in native soil. Czech mycology.

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