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    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...