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    • May the inclusion of a legume crop change weed composition in cereal fields? Example of Sainfoin in Aragon (Spain) 

      Cirujeda Ranzenberger, Alicia; Marí, Ana Isabel; Murillo, Sonia; Aibar, J.; Pardo, Gabriel; Solé-Senan, Xavier Oriol (MDPI, 2019-03-14)
      Onobrychis viciifolia (Scop.) (sainfoin) is promoted in the Spanish Aragón region through the Agro-Environmental Schemes (AES) since 2007 with the aim of enhancing biodiversity. Also, in other countries, the interest in ...
    • Mobile terrestrial laser scanner applications in precision fruticulture/ horticulture and tools to extract information from canopy point clouds 

      Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Rufat i Lamarca, Josep; Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Arbonés, Amadeu; Sebé Feixas, Francesc; Pascual Roca, Miquel; Gregorio López, Eduard; Rosell Polo, Joan Ramon (Springer Science+Business Media, 2017-01-01)
      LiDAR sensors are widely used in many areas and, in recent years, that includes agricultural tasks. In this work, a self-developed mobile terrestrial laser scanner based on a 2D light detection and ranging (LiDAR) sensor ...
    • Modeling emergence of sterile oat (Avena sterilis ssp. ludoviciana) under semiarid conditions 

      Sousa Ortega, Carlos; Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Loureiro, Iñigo; Marí León, Ana Isabel; Lezáun San Martín, Juan Antonio; Cordero, Fernando; Saavedra, Milagros; Paramio, José Antonio; Fernández, José Luis; Torra, Joel; Urbano, José María (Cambridge University Press, 2021)
      Winter wild oat [Avena sterilisssp. ludoviciana (Durieu) Gillet & Magne; referred to as A. sterilis here] is one of the major weed species of the Avena genus, given its high competitive ability to infest cereal crops ...
    • 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 emergence of sterile oat (Avena sterilis spp. ludoviciana) under semi-arid conditions 

      Sousa Ortega, Carlos; Royo-Esnal, Aritz; Loureiro, Iñigo; Marí, Ana Isabel; Lezáun San Martín, Juan Antonio; Cordero, Fernando; Saavedra, Milagros; Paramio, José Antonio; Fernández, José Luis; Torra Farré, Joel; Urbano, José María (Weed Science Society of America, 2021)
      Winter wild oat [Avena sterilis ssp. ludoviciana (Durieu) Gillet & Magne; referred to as A. sterilis here] is one of the major weed species of the Avena genus, given its high competitive ability to infest cereal crops ...
    • 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 Hernández, 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; Vázquez-García, 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 ...
    • New insights on the ripening pattern of ‘Blanquilla’ pears: A comparison between on- and off-tree ripened fruit 

      Lindo García, Violeta; Larrigaudière, Christian; Echeverría Cortada, Gemma; Murayama, Hideki; Soria Villalonga, Yolanda; Giné Bordonaba, Jordi (Elsevier, 2019-01-05)
      To better understand the key processes involved in the ripening of attached fruit, we have investigated physico-chemical and biochemical changes occurring in ‘Blanquilla’ pear during on-tree (attached fruit) and off-tree ...
    • Nitrogen nutrition diagnosis for olive trees grown in super-intensive cropping systems 

      Pascual Roca, Miquel; Villar Mir, Josep Ma.; Arbonés, Amadeu; Rufat i Lamarca, Josep (Taylor and Francis, 2019-06-17)
      The results of a 4-year experiment combining irrigation, N, and K showed that to maintain productivity and tree growth it is necessary to attain a higher leaf N status than current diagnosis standards. To sustain high oil ...
    • 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, ...