Recent Submissions

  • Unraveling the role of light and biotic interactions on seedling performance of four Pyrenean species along environmental gradients 

    Améztegui González, Aitor; Coll Mir, Lluís (Elsevier, 2013)
    The predicted upward displacement of forest species due to climate warming is expected to be modulated by a medley of abiotic and biotic factors acting at microsite level. Species-specific differences in plant responses ...
  • Understory light predictions in mixed conifer mountain forests: Role of aspect-induced variation in crown geometry and openness 

    Améztegui González, Aitor; Coll Mir, Lluís; Benavides Calvo, Raquel; Valladares, Fernando; Paquette, Alain (Elsevier, 2012)
    Predicting light availability in forest understory is a key step in the modeling of forest dynamics. Aspect is often the main source of environmental variation in mountain forests, and so aspect-induced differences in crown ...
  • Lessons learned from arson wildfire incidence in reforestations and natural stands in Spain 

    Da Ponte, Emmanuel; Costafreda Aumedes, Sergi; Vega García, Cristina (MDPI, 2019-03-05)
    Wildfires are currently considered the major threat to forests in Mediterranean countries. It has been implied that a large percentage of arson-caused fires in Spain are connected with the extensive reforestation programs ...
  • Software para la mejora del aprendizaje del cálculo estructural en ingeniería y arquitectura.Programa Barras V-2.0, Universitat de Lleida 

    Bradineras, F. Javier; Castro Chicot, José Ramón; Iglesias Rodríguez, José María; Martorell, Ingrid; Nogués Aymamí, Miquel; Roca Enrich, Joan (CIDUI Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació, 2012)
    Actualmente, para abordar el cálculo estructural en la Universitat de Lleida existe software de uso profesional. Los dos grandes inconvenientes para aplicarlo como herramienta de docencia son, su alto coste económico y ...
  • Stratified sampling in fruit orchards using cluster-based ancillary information maps: a comparative analysis to improve yield and quality estimates 

    Uribeetxebarria Alonso de Armiño, Asier; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Rosell Polo, Joan Ramon; Arnó Satorra, Jaume (Springer, 2019-03-25)
    Estimation of yield or other fruit quality parameter is of great interest to farmers to decide on management actions just before harvesting and, in any case, to anticipate and plan harvesting operations. Making accurate ...
  • Modelling temporal variation of fire-occurrence towards the dynamic prediction of human wildfire ignition danger in northeast Spain 

    Martín, Yago; Zúñiga Antón, María; Rodrigues Mimbrero, Marcos (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Models of human-caused ignition probability are typically developed from static or structural points of view. This research analyzes the intra-annual dimension of fire occurrence and fire-triggering factors in NE Spain ...
  • Combining innovative mulches and soil conditioners in mountain afforestation with ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) in the Pyrenees (NE Spain) 

    Coello, Jaime; Piqué i Nicolau, Míriam; Rovira, Pere; Fuentes, Carla; Améztegui González, Aitor (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2018)
    Aim of study: To assess the effectiveness for improving early seedling performance of the individual and combined application of (i) various doses of an innovative soil conditioner including polyacrylamide-free super-absorbent ...
  • Application of light detection and ranging and ultrasonic sensors to high-throughput phenotyping and precision horticulture: current status and challenges 

    Colaço, André F.; Molin, José P.; Rosell Polo, Joan Ramon; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (Springer Nature, 2018)
    Ultrasonic and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) sensors have been some of the most deeply investigated sensing technologies within the scope of digital horticulture. They can accurately estimate geometrical and structural ...
  • Operación en el campo: gestión en terrenos específicos utilizando tecnologías de aplicación variable 

    Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio (New Ag International SARL, 2018-10-15)
    La última etapa del ciclo de Agricultura de Precisión (AP) consiste en implementar las decisiones tomadas en los campos o huertos.Desde el primer artículo de la sección 'Precision Ag Corner' (NewAg International 64, en ...
  • Can Precision Agriculture be profitable? 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2018-11-01)
    After eight Precision Ag Corner columns reviewing the different tools for precision agriculture (PA) taking part in the different stages of the PA cycle, it is time to assess its profitability. Is it worth investing in all ...
  • ¿Es rentable la Agricultura de Precisión? 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2018-12)
    Al cabo de ocho artículos de la sección Precision Ag Corner en los que se revisan las diferentes herramientas de la agricultura de precisión (AP) que se utilizan en las diferentes etapas del ciclo dela AP, es el momento ...
  • Precision Agriculture: What's behind the name? 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio (New Ag International SARL, 2016-11-15)
    In recent years, the term Precision Agriculture (PA) has been referred and discussed many times in agricultural exhibitions and conferences, professional meetings, magazines and cafés. Other forms are also used either by ...
  • Agricultura de Precisión: ¿Qué se oculta detrás del nombre? 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio (New Ag International SARL, 2017-01-01)
    El término Agricultura de Precisión (AP) se ha discutido mucho durante los últimos años en exhibiciones y conferencias sobre agricultura, encuentros profesionales, revistas y cafés. Por otra parte también se usan expresiones ...
  • Comprendiento la geolocalización y navegación y su uso en Agricultura de Precisión 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio (New Ag International SARL, 2017-04-01)
    Se dice que el GPS gatilló la Agricultura de Precisión (PA), permitiendo que se generaran los primeros mapas de rendimiento. Esto puede que sea preciso o no, pero lo que es cierto es que los sistemas de geoposicionamiento ...
  • Imaginando la agricultura en 40 años más 

    Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2017-07-01)
    Por primer vez, la 15ª Conferencia & Exhibición New Ag International realizada en Berlín tuvo una sesión sobre agricultura de precisión. Y esto reafirma el compromiso de New Ag International con este nuevo paradigma en ...
  • What sensors tell about the crop environment 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2017-09-14)
    Our great-grandparents and their ancestors did not use any sensor but knew their fields perfectly. The reason is that they had their feet on the ground, literally. They had to walk throughout their fields either sowing, ...
  • Lo que los sensores nos dicen sobre las condiciones ambientales de los cultivos 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2017-10-01)
    Nuestros bisabuelos y sus antepasados no utilizaban sensores, pero conocían perfectamente sus campos. Esto porque literalmente tenían los pies en la tierra. Ellos tenían que caminar por todos sus terrenos cuando sembraban, ...
  • Operation in the field: site-specific management using variable rate technologies 

    Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre; Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio (New Ag International SARL, 2018-10-01)
    The last stage in the Precision Agriculture (PA) cycle is implementing the decisions made in the fields or orchards. From the first Precision Ag Corner (New Ag International 64, in Nov-Dec 2016), we described the different ...
  • What do sensors tell us about crops? 

    Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2017-10-17)
    Crop sensors provide farmers with rapid, objective, quantitative and precise (repeatable) measurements difficult or impossible to obtain by other means. Those data, usually acquired during the 1st stage of the PA cycle ...
  • How to get and what to do with coloured maps 

    Arnó Satorra, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio; Escolà i Agustí, Alexandre (New Ag International SARL, 2018-03-12)
    Since our first editorial, the Precision Ag Corner is following the cycle of Precision Agriculture (PA) described in the first issue. Until now, we have described how to obtain georeferenced data using visual observations ...

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