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    • Modeling moisture content in shrubs to predict fire risk in Catalonia (Spain) 

      Castro, F.X.; Tudela, A.; Sebastià, Ma. T. (Elsevier, 2003)
      We measured the moisture content in small branches and leaves of Cistus monspeliensis in four Mediterranean locations of Catalonia (Spain), from 1998 to 2000. The moisture of the measured fraction is also known as live ...
    • Modeling the emergence of North African Knapweed (Centaurea diluta), an increasingly troublesome weed in Spain 

      Sousa Ortega, Carlos; Royo-Esnal, Aritz; DiTommaso, Antonio; Izquierdo i Figarola, Jordi; Loureiro, Iñigo; Marí, Ana Isabel; Cordero, Fernando; Vargas, Manuel; Saavedra, Milagros; Paramio, José Antonio; Fernández, José Luis; Torra Farré, Joel; Urbano, José María (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      North African knapweed (Centaurea diluta Aiton) is an annual weed that is widespread in southern Spain and is of increasing concern in dryland cropping systems. Despite its expanding range in Spain, there is limited ...
    • Modeling the emergence of three arable bedstraw (Galium) species 

      Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Torra Farré, Joel; Conesa i Mor, Josep A. (Josep Antoni); Forcella, Frank; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi (Weed Science Society of America, 2010-03)
      Multiyear Field data from Spain were used to model seedling emergence for three bedstraw species (Galium) that can coexist in winter cereal fields. The relationships between cumulative emergence and both growing degree ...
    • Modelling leaf development in Oxalis latifolia 

      Royo-Esnal, Aritz; López Fernández, María Luisa (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Espanya), 2010)
      This study was carried to develop functions that could explain the growth of Oxalis latifolia, in both early stages and throughout the season, contributing to the improvement of its cultural control. Bulbs of the Cornwall ...
    • Modelling the spatial distribution of aquatic insects (Order Hemiptera) potentially involved in the transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans in Africa 

      Cano, Jorge; Rodríguez, Antonio; Simpson, Hope; Tabah, Earnest N.; Gómez, Jose F.; Pullan, Rachel L. (BMC, 2018-09-06)
      Background: Biting aquatic insects belonging to the order Hemiptera have been suggested as potential vectors of Mycobacterium ulcerans in endemic areas for Buruli ulcer (BU). If this is the case, these insects would be ...
    • Multi-species mixtures - new perspectives on models and mechanisms 

      Connolly, John; Bell, Thomas; Brophy, Caroline; Carnus, Timothee; Finn, John A.; Kirwan, Laura; Lüscher, Andreas; Sebastià, Ma. T.; Weigelt, Alexandra (European Grassland Federation, 2010)
      The delivery of essential ecosystem functions (primary productivity, maintenance of soil fertility, resistance to weed invasion etc.) may be compromised by global declines in biodiversity. There is still controversy about ...
    • Multi-tree woody structure reconstruction from mobile terrestrial laser scanner point clouds based on a dual neighbourhood connectivity graph algorithm 

      Méndez, Valeriano; Rosell Polo, Joan Ramon; Pascual Roca, Miquel; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (Elsevier, 2016)
      A process is presented for the vector reconstruction of fruit plantations based on the model developed by Verroust and Lazarus. To solve occlusion problems, the use of a dual graph of local and extended connectivity is ...
    • Multiple mutations in the EPSPS and ALS genes of Amaranthus hybridus underlie resistance to glyphosate and ALS inhibitors 

      García, María J.; Palma-Bautista, Candelario; Vazquez-Garcia, José G.; Rojano-Delgado, Antonia M.; Osuna, Maria D.; Torra Farré, Joel; Prado, Rafael de (Nature Research, 2019-10)
      Amaranthus hybridus is one of the main weed species in Córdoba, Argentina. Until recently, this weed was effectively controlled with recurrent use of glyphosate. However, a population exhibiting multiple resistance (MR2) ...
    • 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.; Prado, Rafael de (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 ...
    • Multiple Resistance to Synthetic Auxin Herbicides and Glyphosate in Parthenium hysterophorus Occurring in Citrus Orchards 

      Mora, Andrés D.; Rosario, Jesús; Rojano-Delgado, Antonia M.; Palma-Bautista, Candelario; Torra Farré, Joel; Alcántara-de la Cruz, Ricardo; Prado, Rafael de (American Chemical Society, 2019-08-15)
      Dominican farmers have started to apply synthetic auxin herbicides (SAHs) as the main alternative to mitigate the impacts of the occurrence of glyphosate-resistant (GR) Parthenium hysterophorus populations in citrus orchards. ...
    • Multivariate analysis of maturity stages, including quality and aroma, in ‘Royal Glory’ peaches and ‘Big Top’ nectarines 

      Lavilla, T.; Recasens Guinjuan, Inmaculada; López, M. L.; Puy Llorens, Jaume (Wiley, 2002)
      Ethylene production, quality attributes and aroma compounds were analysed to determine the maturity evolution of ‘Big Top’ nectarines and ‘Royal Glory’ peaches at harvest dates ranging from 89 to 116 days after full bloom ...
    • Nitrogen replacement value of alfalfa to corn and wheat under irrigated Mediterranean conditions 

      Ballesta Remy, Astrid; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Espanya), 2010)
      In crop rotations that include alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.), agronomic and environmental concerns mean that it is important to determine the N fertilizer contribution of this legume for subsequent crops in order to help ...
    • Noves lemnàcies al riu Segre 

      Conesa i Mor, Josep A. (Josep Antoni); Galán de Mera, Antonio; Pedrol Solanes, Joan (Institució Catalana d'Història Natural, 2016-01-02)
      La dinàmica fluvial, basada en revingudes sobtades, provoca intenses pertorbacions que afecten l’estructura de les comunitats vegetals associades i els processos ecològics (Naiman & Décamps, 1997; Forman & Godron, 1986). ...
    • Nuevas tendencias en la producción de plantas de vivero de frutales 

      Urbina Vallejo, Valero; Dalmases Mestre, Josep; Pascual Roca, Miquel (Eumedia, 2006)
      La producción de planta de vivero de frutales debe adaptarse a los nuevos requisitos legales y a las necesidades de las explotaciones frutales. Los viveros tienen que incorporar rápidamente las nuevas variedades obtenidas, ...
    • Nuevos taxones para la checklist de la flora vascular de Andorra 

      Domènech Ferrés, Marta; Conesa i Mor, Josep A. (Josep Antoni); Pladevall, Clara (Flora Montiberica, 2016)
      Se actualiza el listado de la flora vascular de Andorra. Con la información de publicaciones externas y trabajos propios del CENMA, se añaden 57 nuevos taxones para el Principado a la checklist vigente desde 2008, siendo ...
    • Partitioning of functional diversity reveals the scale and extent of trait convergence and divergence 

      de Bello, Francesco; Wilfried, Thuiller; Jan, Leps; Choler, Philippe; Clément, Jean-Christophe; Macek, Petr; Lavorel, Sandra; Sebastià, Ma. T. (Wiley, 2009)
      Questions: Trait differentiation among species occurs at different spatial scales within a region. How does the partitioning of functional diversity help to identify different community assembly mechanisms? Location: ...
    • El patrimoni vegetal de l’espai natural «Coladors de Boldú-Montsuar» a la comarca de l’Urgell 

      Conesa i Mor, Josep A. (Josep Antoni); Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi; Mayoral Arqué, Antoni (Institució Catalana d'Història Natural, 2000)
      En aquest article es fa una descripció dels valors naturals presents al paratge conegut amb el nom de Coladors de Boldú-Montsuar, ubicat a la plana urgellenca, així com una proposta de redacció d’un Pla especial de protecció ...
    • Performance and environmental impact of biodegradable polymers as agricultural mulching films 

      Touchaleaume, François; Martin-Closas, Lluis; Angellier Coussy, Hélène; Chevillard, Anne; Cesar, Guy; Gontard, Nathalie; Gastaldi, Emmanuelle (Elsevier, 2016)
      In the aim of resolving environmental key issues such as irreversible soil pollution by non-biodegradable and non-recoverable polyethylene (PE) fragments, a full-scale field experiment was set up to evaluate the suitability ...
    • Phenology and plant functional type dominance drive CO2 exchange in seminatural grasslands in the Pyrenees 

      Ibañez, Mercedes; Altimir, Núria; Ribas Artola, Àngela; Eugster, Werner; Sebastià, Ma. T. (Cambridge University Press, 2020)
      Understanding the mechanisms underlying net ecosystem CO2 exchange (NEE) in mountain grasslands is important to quantify their relevance in the global carbon budget. However, complex interactions between environmental ...
    • Plant Functional Diversity, Climate and Grazer Type Regulate Soil Activity in Natural Grasslands 

      Debouk, Haifa; San Emeterio, Leticia; Marí Marí, Teresa; Canals, Rosa M.; Sebastià, Ma. T. (MDPI, 2020-08-31)
      Global change modifies vegetation composition in grasslands with shifts in plant functional types (PFT). Although changes in plant community composition imply changes in soil function, this relationship is not well understood. ...