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    • Maize grain weight sensitivity to source-sink manipulations under a wide range of field conditions 

      Ordóñez, Raziel Antonio; Savin, Roxana; Cossani Rial, César Mariano; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Crop Science Society of America, 2018)
      Physiological causes for grain weight determination in maize (Zea mays L.) are not clear. Source–sink relationships during grain filling modulate grain weight, and there are controversies regarding the degree of source ...
    • Maize senescence under contrasting source-sink ratios during the grain filling period 

      Abeledo, L. G.; Savin, Roxana; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Elsevier, 2020-09-06)
      Grain growth and leaf senescence are the main processes during post-silking in maize. An unanswered question is how changes in sink strength (the number of grains to be filled) affect leaf senescence. We studied the effect ...
    • Malt modification and its effects on the contributions of barley genotype to beer flavor 

      Herb, Dustin; Filichkin, Tanya; Fisk, Scott; Helgerson, Laura; Hayes, Patrick; Benson, Amanda; Vega, Veronica; Carey, Daniel; Thiel, Randy; Cistué Solá, Luis; Jennings, Rebecca; Monsour, Robert; Tynan, Sean; Vinkemeier, Kristi; Li, Yueshu; Nguygen, Andrew; Onio, Aaron; Meints, Brigid; Moscou, Matthew; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio; Thomas, William (American Society of Brewing Chemists, 2017)
      Based on prior research that showed significant genetic differences be- tween barley genotypes for beer sensor y descriptors, the effects of degree of malt modification on these descriptors were assessed in ...
    • Management Effects on Soil Carbon Dioxide Fluxes under Semiarid Mediterranean Conditions 

      Álvaro-Fuentes, Jorge; López Sánchez, María Victoria; Arrúe, José Luis; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos (Soil Science Society of America, 2008)
      Losses of soil organic carbon (SOC) have contributed to CO2 emissions from soils to the atmosphere and to global climate change. We hypothesized that in semiarid agroecosystems of the Mediterranean region, a shift from the ...
    • Mating behaviour of female Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): polyandry increases reproductive output 

      Lee, Marina S.; Albajes Garcia, Ramon; Eizaguirre Altuna, Matilde (Springer Verlag, 2014-09-01)
      Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) is an important pest of tomato. Mass trapping of males has seldom proved an effective control measure, probably due to the pest"s reproductive biology. There are few studies on female mating behaviour. ...
    • Mating periodicity and post-mating refractory period in the zoophytophagous plant bug Macrolophus caliginosus (Heteroptera: Miridae) 

      Gemeno Marín, César; Alomar, Òscar; Riudavets, Jordi; Castañé Fernández, Cristina (Czech Academy of Sciences. Institute of Entomology of the Biology Centre, 2007)
      The zoophytophagous mirid bug Macrolophus caliginosus is an important biocontrol agent of whiteflies in the Mediterranean region. Periods of low productivity in commercial breeding units and unsuccessful establishment in ...
    • Mesophyll diffusion conductance to CO 2: An unappreciated central player in photosynthesis 

      Flexas, Jaume; Barbour, Margaret M.; Brendel, Oliver; Cabrera, H.M.; Carriquí, Marc; Díaz-Espejo, Antonio; Douthe, Cyril; Dreyer, Erwin; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Galle, Alexander; Galmés, Jeroni; Kodama, Naomi; Medrano, Hipolito; Niinemets, Ülo; Peguero Pina, José Javier; Pou, Alicia; Ribas-Carbó, Miquel; Tomas, Magdalena; Tosens, Tiina; Warren, Charles R. (Elsevier, 2012-11)
      Mesophyll diffusion conductance to CO 2 is a key photosynthetic trait that has been studied intensively in the past years. The intention of the present review is to update knowledge of g m, and highlight the important ...
    • Metabolic engineering of ketocarotenoid biosynthesis in higher plants 

      Zhu, Changfu; Naqvi, Shaista; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Elsevier, 2009)
      Ketocarotenoids such as astaxanthin and canthaxanthin have important applications in the nutraceutical, cosmetic, food and feed industries. Astaxanthin is derived from b-carotene by 3-hydroxylation and 4-ketolation at ...
    • Metabolic engineering of plant secondary products: which way forward? 

      Miralpeix i Anglada, Bruna; Rischer, Heiko; Häkkinen, Suvi T.; Ritala, Anneli; Seppänen-Laakso, Tuulikki; Oksman-Caldentey, Kirsi-Marja; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Bentham Science Publishers, 2013)
      Secondary products are small molecular weight compounds produced by secondary metabolic pathways in plants. They are re- garded as non-essential for normal growth and development but often confer benefits such as defense ...
    • Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) (Homoptera: Flatidae), ¿una plaga potencial de plantas ornamentales en espacios verdes urbanos de Cataluña? 

      Pons i Domènech, Xavier; Lumbierres i Bardají, Belén; García, Salvador; Manetti, Pablo L. (Espanya. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, 2002)
      Se ha determinado la presencia y abundancia de Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) en espacios verdes urbanos de Cataluña. M. pruinosa es una especie ampliamente establecida en Cataluña, especialmente en la zona costera. Se ha registrado ...
    • Meteorological conditions and site characteristics driving edible mushroom production in Pinus pinaster forests of Central Spain 

      Mengiste Taye, Zelalem; Martínez Peña, Fernando; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de (Elsevier, 2016)
      Integrating fungal-based ecosystem services into forest management planning and policy-making requires quantitative knowledge of the yields of fungal sporocarps and their environmental drivers. The aim of this study was ...
    • Métodos agronómicos y ambientales de determinación de fósforo en Argiudoles del sudeste bonaerense 

      Zamuner, Ester Cristina; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Echeverría, Hernan Eduardo (Asociación Argentina de la Ciencia del Suelo, 2015-09-15)
      Los análisis de suelo son herramientas útiles para evaluar la fertilidad edáfica y efectuar recomendaciones de fertilización (métodos agronómicos). Otros métodos, denominados ambientales, estiman el fósforo (P) que puede ...
    • Mice fed on a diet enriched with genetically engineered multivitamin corn show no sub-acute toxic effects and no sub-chronic toxicity 

      Arjó Pont, Gemma; Capell Capell, Teresa; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul; Piñol Felis, Carme (Wiley-BlackwellJohn Wiley & Sons, 2012-12)
      Multivitamin corn is a novel genetically engineered variety that simultaneously produces high levels of beta-carotene, ascorbate and folate, and therefore has the potential to address simultaneously multiple micronutrient ...
    • Minimum wood density of conifers portrays changes in early season precipitation at dry and cold Eurasian regions 

      Camarero Martínez, Jesús Julio; Fernández-Pérez, Laura; Kirdyanov, Alexander V.; Shestakova, Tatiana A.; Knorre, Anastasia A.; Kukarskih, Vladimir V.; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (Springer, 2017-05-03)
      Tracheids fulfil most wood functions in conifers (mechanical support and water transport) and earlywood tracheids account for most hydraulic conductivity within the annual tree ring. Dry conditions during the early growing ...
    • Modelling carbon emissions in Calluna vulgaris–dominated ecosystems when prescribed burning and wildfires interact 

      Santana, Victor M.; Alday, Josu G.; Lee, HyoHyeMi; Allen, Katherine A.; Marrs, Rob H. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      A present challenge in fire ecology is to optimize management techniques so that ecological services are maximized and C emissions minimized. Here, we modeled the effects of different prescribed-burning rotation intervals ...
    • Modelling initial mortality of Abies religiosa in a crown fire in Mexico 

      Temiño Villota, Salomé; Rodríguez Trejo, Dante A.; Molina Terrén, Domingo; Ryan, Kevin C. (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2016)
      Aim of study: The objectives of this work were to determine which morphological and fire severity variables may help explain the mortality of adult Abies religiosa (Kunth) Schltdl. & Cham., to model the probability of ...
    • Modelling Non-timber Forest Products for Forest Management Planning in Europe 

      Miina, Jari; Kurttila, Mikko; Calama, Rafael; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Pukkala, Timo (Springer Nature, 2020-10-09)
      Purpose of Review: The increased popularity and commercial use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) calls for the development of models for NTFPs to include their predicted yields in forest management planning and to ...
    • Modelling tillage and nitrogen fertilization effects on soil organic carbon dynamics 

      Álvaro-Fuentes, Jorge; Morell Soler, Francisco Joaquín; Plaza Bonilla, Daniel; Arrúe, José Luis; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos (Elsevier, 2012)
      Agricultural management plays an important role in global warming mitigation due to its effects on soil organic carbon (SOC) dynamics. In Mediterranean agroecosystems, the interactive effects of tillage and N fertilization ...
    • Models de gestió per a la producció combinada de fusta i bolets en boscos de Pinus sylvestris 

      Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Piqué i Nicolau, Míriam; Beltrán, Mario (Centre de la Propietat Forestal, 2013)
      El bosc mediterrani ens proporciona una gran quantita de productes i serveis que poden contribuir a la riquesa i el benestar de la societat. La combinació dels diferents productes i serveis a través de models de gestió ...
    • Models for simulating the development of even-aged Pinus brutia stands in Middle East 

      Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Pukkala, Timo; Shater, Zuheir; Assaf, Nabil; Kraid, Bassel; Palahí, Marc (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2010)
      Pinus brutia occurs in the Eastern Mediterranean region and is the most widespread conifer species in Middle East. It is important for multi-purpose forestry owing to its high ecological value and economic importance. To ...