Recent Submissions

  • Radiation and Drought Impact Residual Leaf Conductance in Two Oak Species With Implications for Water Use Models 

    Qin, Haiyan; Arteaga López, Carles; Chowdhury, Faqrul Islam; Granda, Elena; Yao, Yinan; Han, Ying; Resco de Dios, Víctor (Frontiers Media, 2020-11-27)
    Stomatal closure is one of the earliest responses to water stress but residual water losses may continue through the cuticle and incomplete stomatal closure. Residual conductance (gres) plays a large role in determining ...
  • Regional Level Data Server for Fire Hazard Evaluation and Fuel Treatments Planning 

    Krsnik, Goran; Busquets Olivé, Eduard; Piqué i Nicolau, Míriam; Larrañaga, Asier; Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Garcia Gonzalo, Jordi; González-Olabarria, José Ramón (MDPI, 2020-12-17)
    Both fire risk assessment and management of wildfire prevention strategies require different sources of data to represent the complex geospatial interaction that exists between environmental variables in the most accurate ...
  • Acceptance of near-natural greenspace management relates to ecological and socio-cultural assigned values among European urbanites 

    Lampinen, Jussi; Tuomi, Maria; Fischer, Leonie K.; Neuenkamp, Lena; Alday, Josu G.; Bucharova, Anna; Cancellieri, Laura; Casado-Arzuaga, Izaskun; Čeplová, Natálie; Cerveró, Lluïsa; Deák, Balázs; Eriksson, Ove; Fellowes, Mark D.E.; Fernández de Manuel, Beatriz; Filibeck, Goffredo; González-Guzmán, Adrián; Hinojosa, M. Belen; Kowarik, Ingo; Lumbierres i Bardají, Belén; Miguel, Ana; Pardo, Rosa; Pons i Domènech, Xavier; Rodríguez-García, Encarna; Schröder, Roland; Sperandii, Marta Gaia; Unterweger, Philipp; Valkó, Orsolya; Vázquez, Víctor; Klaus, Valentin H. (Elsevier GmbH on behalf of Gesellschaft für Ökologie, 2020-10-31)
    Grasslands are widespread elements of urban greenspace providing recreational, psychological and aesthetic benefits to city residents. Two urban grassland types of contrasting management dominate urban greenspaces: frequently ...
  • Genotypic differences in wheat yield determinants within a NAM population based on elite parents 

    Basavaraddi, Priyanka A.; Savin, Roxana; Sukumaran, Sivakumar; Reynolds, Matthew P.; Griffiths, Simon; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Elsevier, 2020-12-25)
    Future grain yield (GY) improvements require the identification of beneficial traits within the context of high yield potential and not just based on the pleiotropic effect of traits such as crop height and heading date. ...
  • Should the impact factor of the year of publication or the last available one be used when evaluating scientists? 

    Slafer, Gustavo A.; Savin, Roxana (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2020)
    Aim of study: A common procedure when evaluating scientists is considering the journal's quartile of impact factors (within a category), many times considering the quartile in the year of publication instead of the last ...
  • Recent deforestation drove the spike in Amazonian fires 

    Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Silva, Carlos A.; Reich, Peter B.; Calkin, David; Brancalion, Pedro H. S.; Vibrans, Alexander C.; Gamarra, Javier G. P.; Zhou, Mo; Pijanowski, Bryan C.; Hui, Cang; Crowther, Thomas W.; Hérault, Bruno; Piotto, Daniel; Salas-Eljatib, Christian; Broadbent, Eben N.; Almeyda-Zambrano, Angelica M.; Picard, Nicolas; Aragão, Luiz E. O. C.; Bastin, Jean-Francois; Routh, D.; Hoogen, Johan van den; Peri, Pablo L.; Liang, Jingjing (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2020-12-11)
  • Shared drought responses among conifer species in the middle Siberian taiga are uncoupled from their contrasting water-use efficiency trajectories 

    Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Aguilera, Mònica; Gutiérrez, Emilia; Shestakova, Tatiana A. (Elsevier, 2020-06-10)
    A shift from temperature-limited to water-limited tree performance is occurring at around 60°N latitude across the circumboreal biome, in concord with current warming trends. This shift is likely to induce extensive ...
  • Hydraulic and photosynthetic limitations prevail over root non‐structural carbohydrate reserves as drivers of resprouting in two Mediterranean oaks 

    Resco de Dios, Víctor; Arteaga López, Carles; Peguero Pina, José Javier; Sancho-Knapik, Domingo; Qin, Haiyan; Zveushe, Obey K.; Sun, Wei; Williams, D. G.; Boer, Matthias M.; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Moreno, José M.; Tissue, David T.; Gil Pelegrín, Eustaquio (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2020-05-12)
    Resprouting is an ancestral trait in angiosperms that confers resilience after perturbations. As climate change increases stress, resprouting vigor is declining in many forest regions, but the underlying mechanism is poorly ...
  • Predicted climate change will increase the truffle cultivation potential in central Europe 

    Čejka, Tomáš; Trnka, Miroslav; Krusic, Paul J.; Stobbe, Ulrich; Oliach, Daniel; Václavík, Tomáš; Tegel, Willy; Büntgen, Ulf (Springer Nature, 2020-12-04)
    Climate change affects the distribution of many species, including Burgundy and Périgord truffles in central and southern Europe, respectively. The cultivation potential of these high-prized cash crops under future warming, ...
  • Production and turnover of mycorrhizal soil mycelium relate to variation in drought conditions in Mediterranean Pinuspinaster, Pinus sylvestris and Quercus ilex forests 

    Hagenbo, Andreas; Piñuela, Yasmine; Castaño Soler, Carles; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Alday, Josu G.; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio (New Phytologist FoundationJohn Wiley and Sons, 2020-11-01)
    Summary: In forests, ectomycorrhizal mycelium is pivotal for driving soil carbon and nutrient cycles, but how ectomycorrhizal mycelial dynamics vary in ecosystems with drought periods is unknown. We quantified the production ...
  • Genetic characterization of a reciprocal translocation present in a widely grown barley variety 

    Farré Martinez, Alba; Cuadrado, A.; Lacasa Benito, Isabel; Cistué Solá, Luis; Schubert, I.; Comadran Trabal, Jordi; Jansen, Johannes; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio (Springer, 2012-08)
    Artificially induced translocation stocks have been used to physically map the barley genome; however, natural translocations are extremely uncommon in cultivated genotypes. Albacete is a barley variety widely grown in ...
  • Patterns of genetic diversification in the invasive hybrid plant pathogen Phytophthora x alni and its parental species P. uniformis 

    Mizeriene, Goda; Cerny, Karel; Zyka, Vladimir; Bakonyi, József; Nagy, Zoltán Á.; Oliva Palau, Jonàs; Redondo, Miguel Ángel; Corcobado, Tamara; Martín-García, Jorge; Prospero, Simone (The American Phytopathological Society, 2020-07-07)
    In pathogenic fungi and oomycetes, interspecific hybridization may lead to the formation of new species having a greater impact on natural ecosystems than the parental species. From the early 1990s, a severe alder (Alnus ...
  • Emerging threats linking tropical deforestation and the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Brancalion, Pedro H. S.; Broadbent, Eben N.; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Rosa, Marcos M.; Almeida, Catherine T.; Almeida, Danilo R. A.; Chakravarty, Shourish; Zhou, Mo; Gamarra, Javier G. P.; Liang, Jingjing; Crouzeilles, Renato; Hérault, Bruno; Aragão, Luiz E. O. C.; Silva, Carlos Alberto; Almeyda-Zambrano, Angelica M. (Associação Brasileira de Ciência Ecológica e ConservaçãoElsevier, 2020-09-30)
    Tropical deforestation drivers are complex and can change rapidly in periods of profound societal transformation, such as those during a pandemic. Evidence suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred illegal, opportunistic ...
  • RNA2‐encoded VP37 protein of Broad bean wilt virus 1 is a determinant of pathogenicity, host susceptibility, and a suppressor of post‐transcriptional gene silencing 

    Carpino, Caterina; Ferriol Safont, Inmaculada; Elvira-González, Laura; Medina Piles, Vicente; Rubio, Luis; Peri, Ezio; Davino, Salvatore; Galipienso Torregrosa, Luis (British Society for Plant PathologyJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2020-09-16)
    Broad bean wilt virus 1 (BBWV‐1, genus Fabavirus, family Secoviridae) is a bipartite, single‐stranded positive‐sense RNA virus infecting many horticultural and ornamental crops worldwide. RNA1 encodes proteins involved in ...
  • Effects of elevation-dependent climate warming on intra- and inter-specific growth synchrony in mixed mountain forests 

    del Río, Miren; Vergarechea, Marta; Hilmers, Torben; Alday, Josu G.; Avdagić, Admir; Binder, Franz; Bosela, Michal; Dobor, Laura; Forrester, David I.; Halilović, Velid; Ibrahimspahić, Aida; Klopcic, Matija; Lévesque, Mathieu; Nagel, Thomas A.; Sitkova, Zuzana; Schütze, Gerhard; Stajić, Branko; Stojanović, Dejan; Uhl, Enno; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Tognetti, Roberto; Pretzsch, Hans (Elsevier, 2020-09-19)
    Spruce-fir-beech mixed forests cover a large area in European mountain regions, with high ecological and socio-economic importance. As elevation-zone systems they are highly affected by climate change, which is modifying ...
  • Circadian Regulation Does Not Optimize Stomatal Behaviour 

    Resco de Dios, Víctor; Anderegg, William R. L.; Li, Ximeng; Tissue, David T.; Bahn, Michael; Landais, Damien; Milcu, Alexandru; Yao, Yinan; Nolan, Rachael H.; Roy, Jacques; Gessler, Arthur (MDPI, 2020-08-25)
    The circadian clock is a molecular timer of metabolism that affects the diurnal pattern of stomatal conductance (gs), amongst other processes, in a broad array of plant species. The function of circadian gs regulation ...
  • Dendroecological and genetic insights for future management of an old-planted forest of the endangered Mediterranean fir Abies pinsapo 

    Santini, Filippo; Shestakova, Tatiana A.; Dashevskaya, Svetlana; Notivol, Eduardo; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (Elsevier, 2020-09-03)
    Pinsapo fir (Abies pinsapo Boiss.) is an endangered Mediterranean conifer that has raised strong conservation interest as a paradigmatic example of species characterized by small and fragmented populations. We studied an ...
  • Bridging the genotype-phenotype gap for a Mediterranean pine by semi‐automatic crown identification and multispectral imagery 

    Santini, Filippo; Kefauver, Shawn C.; Araus Ortega, José Luis; Resco de Dios, Víctor; Martín García, Saray; Grivet, Delphine; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (WileyNew Phytologist Trust, 2020-08-09)
    Summary: Progress in high‐throughput phenotyping and genomics provides the potential to understand the genetic basis of plant functional differentiation. We developed a semi‐automatic methodology based on unmanned aerial ...
  • Intraspecific responses to climate reveal nonintuitive warming impacts on a widespread thermophilic conifer 

    Patsiou, Theofania; Shestakova, Tatiana A.; Klein, Tamir; Di Matteo, Giovanni; Sbay, Hassan; Chambel, Maria Regina; Zas, Rafael; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (WileyNew Phytologist Trust, 2020-05-13)
    Summary: Many ecologically important forest trees from dry areas have been insufficiently investigated for their ability to adapt to the challenges posed by climate change, which hampers the implementation of mitigation ...
  • Using water stable isotopes to trace water sources of three typical Japanese tree species under heavy rainfall conditions 

    Zhang, Qiqin; Lopez C., M. Larry; Brandt, Alexander C.; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Nakatsuka, Takeshi; Aguilera, Mònica (Scientific Research Publishing, 2019-11-28)
    Stable isotopes of xylem water (18O and D) have been successfully used to determine sources of soil water for plant transpiration, but mainly in drought-prone environments. The water uptake strategies of three representative ...

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