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  • Management of herbicide resistant corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas) under different tillage systems does not change the frequency of resistant plants 

    Torra Farré, Joel; Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Rey Caballero, Jordi; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi; Salas, Marisa (Weed Science Society of America, 2018-07-05)
    Corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas L.) is the most widespread broadleaf weed species infesting winter cereals in Europe. Biotypes that are resistant to both 2,4-D and tribenuron-methyl, an acetolactate synthase (ALS)-inhibitor, ...
  • Efectos producidos por las bajas temperaturas en frutales de pepita. Sintomatologia y evaluación de daños: Informe final 

    Urbina Vallejo, Valero; Costa Tura, Joan; Dalmases Mestre, Josep; Oro Cosculluela, Ana (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Agrària. Departament d'Hortofruticultura Botànica i Jardineria. Unitat de FructiculturaEntidad Estatal de Seguros Agrarios - ENESA, 1994)
    Este informe sintetiza los trabajos realizados, la discusión y las conclusiones correspondientes a las actividades realizadas desde 1991 a 1994, del Estudio: "Efectos producidos por las bajas temperaturas en frutales de ...
  • Early stage fruit analysis to detect a high risk of bitter pit in ‘Golden Smoothee’ 

    Torres Lezcano, Estanis; Recasens Guinjuan, Inmaculada; Àvila, Gloria; Lordan Sanahuja, Jaume; Alegre Castellví, Simó (Elsevier, 2017)
    Fruit mineral analysis at harvest is recommended as a predictive method to assess the risk of bitter pit (BP) in apple orchards, although it only provides valuable information if conducted just before harvest. To gain more ...
  • Combination of strategies to supply calcium and reduce bitter pit in ‘Golden Delicious’ apples 

    Torres Lezcano, Estanis; Recasens Guinjuan, Inmaculada; Lordan Sanahuja, Jaume; Alegre Castellví, Simó (Elsevier, 2017)
    Calcium (Ca) sprays and Ca applications to soil throughout the growing season or Ca solution dips at post-harvest are widespread practices to supply Ca and decrease bitter pit in apples. However, published results conflict, ...
  • Induction of symptoms pre-harvest using the ‘passive method’: An easy way to predict bitter pit 

    Torres Lezcano, Estanis; Recasens Guinjuan, Inmaculada; Peris Giner, Miquel; Alegre Castellví, Simó (Elsevier, 2015)
    An effective method for predicting bitter pit incidence implemented before harvest could be a useful instrument for both the fruit industry and growers. Between 2009 and 2011, various methods for the prediction of bitter ...
  • Mantenimiento del suelo en plantaciones frutales 

    Urbina Vallejo, Valero (Urbina Vallejo, Valero, 2018)
    En este libro se exponen los principios generales del mantenimiento del suelo en las plantaciones frutales y las diferentes técnicas empleadas, las cuales también son aplicables a otros cultivos leñosos como cítricos, olivo ...
  • Reduced absorption and impaired translocation endows glyphosate resistance in Amaranthus palmeri harvested in GR soybean from Argentina 

    Palma-Bautista, Candelario; Torra Farré, Joel; García, María J.; Bracamonte, Enzo; Rojano-Delgado, Antonia M.; Alcántara-de la Cruz, Ricardo; De Prado, Rafael ((c) American Chemical Society, 2019, 2019)
    Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson is probably the worst glyphosate-resistant (GR) weed worldwide. The EPSPS (5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate-synthase) gene amplification has been reported as the major target-site-resistance ...
  • Soil porosity changes in orchards with subsurface irrigation: quantification and interpretation 

    Poch, Rosa M.; Pascual Roca, Miquel; Villar Mir, Josep Ma.; Rufat i Lamarca, Josep (Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 2019)
    In order to assess the irrigation efficiency under water-limiting conditions, four different treatments of subsurface irrigation of peach trees in a semi-arid Mediterranean climate near Lleida (NE Iberian Peninsula) were ...
  • Camelina as rotation crop for weed control in organic farming in a semi-arid Mediterranean climate 

    Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Valencia-Gredilla, Francisco (MDPI, 2018-10-24)
    Crop rotation in winter cereals in semiarid Mediterranean climates is highly desirable to prevent weed infestations, but the climatic conditions make it difficult to implement alternative crops to winter cereals. Camelina ...
  • Rigput brome (Bromus diandrus Roth.) management in a no tilled field in Spain 

    Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi; Garrido, Jesús; Torra Farré, Joel (MDPI, 2018-11-04)
    The adoption of no-till (NT) in the semi-arid region of Mediterranean Spain has promoted a weed vegetation change, where rigput brome (Bromus diandrus Roth) represents a main concern. In order to avoid complete reliance ...
  • A proposal of nitrogen balance in a very high density olive orchard 

    Belguerri, Hemza; Villar Mir, Josep Ma.; Pascual Roca, Miquel; Fatmi, A.; Amadeu, A.; Rufat i Lamarca, Josep (El Oued University, 2016)
    The nitrogen (N) balance was estimated in a very high density olive orchard in north- east of Spain, in order to calculate the inputs and outputs of N related to tree response and soil nitrogen availability. The calculate ...
  • El impacto del riego en la calidad del agua de drenaje en una nueva zona regable 

    Villar Mir, Josep Ma.; Pascual Roca, Miquel; Rufat i Lamarca, Josep; Villar Mir, Pere (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 2015)
    La calidad del agua de dos sistemas de drenaje agrícola fue monitorizado en dos temporadas de riego para determinar la sostenibilidad de una zona recientemente transformada de secano a regadío y gestionada por la Comunidad ...
  • Prevalence of pesticides in postconsumer agrochemical polymeric packaging 

    Eras i Joli, Jordi; Costa Tura, Joan; Vilaró, Francisca; Pelacho Aja, Ana Mª; Canela i Garayoa, Ramon; Martin-Closas, Lluis (Elsevier, 2017)
    Pesticide remains contained in agrochemical packagingwaste are a source of uncontrolled risk for human health; they are also a quality feedstock for the plastic recycling industry.Many governments have recently started to ...
  • La depredación de semillas de malas hierbas, una función ecológica a conservar y potenciar 

    Baraibar Padró, Bàrbara (Asociación Española de Ecología Terrestre (AEET), 2013)
    La depredación de semillas de malas hierbas es un claro ejemplo de cómo la conservación de la biodiversidad de los sistemas agrarios redunda en un beneficio, tanto para el agricultor como para la sostenibilidad del sistema. ...
  • Biodegradable plastic mulch films: impacts on soil microbial communities and ecosystem functions 

    Bandyopadhyay, Sreejata; Martin-Closas, Lluis; Pelacho Aja, Ana Mª; DeBruyn, Jennifer M. (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    Agricultural plastic mulch films are widely used in specialty crop production systems because of their agronomic benefits. Biodegradable plastic mulches (BDMs) offer an environmentally sustainable alternative to conventional ...
  • Reviewing research priorities in weed ecology, evolution and management: a horizon scan 

    Neve, P.; Barney, J. N.; Buckley, Y.; Cousens, R. D.; Graham, S.; Jordan, N. R.; Lawton-Rauh, A.; Liebman, M.; Mesgaran, M. B.; Schut, M.; Shaw, J.; Storkey, J.; Baraibar Padró, Bàrbara; Baucom, R. S.; Chalak, M.; Childs, D. Z.; Christensen, S.; Eizenberg, H.; Fernandez Quintanilla, C.; French, K.; Marsch, M.; Heijting, S.; Harrison, L.; Loddo, D.; Macel, M.; Maczey, N.; Merotto, A.; Mortensen, D.; Necajeva, J.; Peltzer, D. A.; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi; Renton, M.; Riemens, M.; Sonderskov, M.; Williams, M. (Wiley, 2018)
    Weedy plants pose a major threat to food security, biodiversity, ecosystem services and consequently to human health and wellbeing. However, many currently used weed management approaches are increasingly unsustainable. ...
  • Harvester ant nest distribution depends on soil disturbance regime 

    Baraibar Padró, Bàrbara; Torra Farré, Joel; Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi; Comas Rodríguez, Carles (Elsevier, 2018-09-17)
    Nest densities of harvester ants (Messor barbarus) are high in rain-fed cereal fields in north-eastern Spain where the ants remove large quantities of seeds, contributing to reductions in weed populations. The distribution ...
  • Seedling emergence response of rare arable plants to soil tillage varies by species 

    Torra Farré, Joel; Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi (Public Library of Science, 2018-06-25)
    Very little information is available on emergence of rare arable plants (RAP) in relation to soil disturbance and seed burial conditions in Europe. This information is essential to design conservation and soil management ...
  • FLUXPYR: Un exemple d'utilització de xarxes transfrontereres d'experts en l'estudi dels canvis climàtic i d'ús del sòl als Pirineus. 

    Gouriveau, Fabrice; Sebastià, Ma. T. (Centre d'Estudis de la Neu i de la Muntanya d'Andorra (CENMA), 2011)
    FLUXPYR (www. uxpyr.eu) is a research network for the determination and management of water, carbon and energy uxes in agricultural and grassland ecosystems in the Pyrenees in a context of climate and land use changes. It ...
  • Multiple resistance evolution in Bipyridylium-resistant Epilobium Ciliatum after recurrent selection 

    Tahmasebi, Berhoz K.; Alcántara-de la Cruz, Ricardo; Alcántara, Esteban; Torra Farré, Joel; Domínguez-Valenzuela, José A.; Cruz-Hipólito, Hugo E.; Rojano-Delgado, Antonia M.; De Prado, Rafael (Frontiers Media, 2018-05-28)
    The use of herbicides with different modes of action is the primary strategy used to control weeds possessing resistance to a single mechanism of action (MOA). However, this practice can lead to selection for generalist ...

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