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    • Acción de algunos acaricidas sobre los fítoseídos y la araña roja Panonychus ulmi (Koch) en manzano 

      Costa Comelles, Josep; Bosch Serra, Dolors; Botargues, A.; Cabiscol, P.; Moreno, A.; Portillo, J.; Avilla Hernández, Jesús (Espanya. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, 1997)
      Se han realizado 5 ensayos en manzanos para evaluar la acción de algunos acarici­das sobre la araña roja Panonychus ulmi (Koch) y sus depredadores los fitoseidos. En 4 ensayos la especie era Amblyseius andersoni (Chant) ...
    • Actividad biológica de la azadiractina sobre Nezara viridula (L.) 

      Riba i Viladot, Magí; Martí Martí, Joan (Espanya. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, 1996)
      Se ha estudiado la acción reguladora del desarrollo de diferentes dosis de azadiractina, aplicadas tópicamente sobre ninfas Nezara viridula (L.) de 5 o estadio. Igualmente se ha evaluado la fecundidad y la fertilidad de ...
    • Addressing research bottlenecks to crop productivity 

      Reynolds, Matthew P.; Atkin, Owen K.; Bennett, Malcolm; Cooper, Mark; Dodd, Ian C.; Foulkes, M. John; Frohberg, Claus; Hammer, Graeme; Henderson, Ian R.; Huang, Bingru; Korzun, Viktor; McCouch, Susan R.; Messina, Carlos D.; Pogson, Barry J.; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Taylor, Nicolas L.; Wittich, Peter E. (Elsevier, 2021)
      Asymmetry of investment in crop research leads to knowledge gaps and lostopportunities to accelerate genetic gain through identifying new sources andcombinations of traits and alleles. On the basis of consultation with ...
    • Aged but withstanding: Maintenance of growth rates in old pines is not related to enhanced water-use efficiency 

      Granda, Elena; Camarero Martínez, Jesús Julio; Galván, J. Diego; Sangüesa Barreda, Gabriel; Alla, Arben; Gutiérrez, Emilia; Dorado-Liñán, Isabel; Andreu-Hayles, Laia; Labuhn, Inga; Grudd, Håkan; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (Elsevier, 2017-05-03)
      Growth of old trees in cold-limited forests may benefit from recent climate warming and rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations (ca) if age-related constraints do not impair wood formation. To test this hypothesis, we studied ...
    • Aggregate breakdown during tillage in a Mediterranean loamy soil 

      Álvaro-Fuentes, Jorge; Arrúe, José Luis; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; López Sánchez, María Victoria (Elsevier, 2008)
      Long-term tillage negatively affects soil aggregation, but little is known about the short-term effects of tillage. We investigated the effects of intensive tillage (moldboard plowing) and conservation tillage (chisel ...
    • Agricultural expansion and settlement economy in Tell Halula (Mid-Euphrates valley): A diachronic study from early Neolithic to present 

      Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Arab, G.; Buxó i Capdevila, Ramon; Guerrero, E.; Molist, M.; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Araus Ortega, José Luis (Elsevier, 2012)
      Modern Syria, and in particular the Middle Euphrates valley, has been occupied and overexploited since the beginnings of agriculture. Thus, the study of the economic and environmental characteristics of ancient settlements ...
    • Agronomic assessment of the wheat semi-dwarfing gene Rht8 in contrasting nitrogen treatments and water regimes 

      Kowalski, Ania M.; Gooding, Mike; Ferrante, Ariel; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Orford, Simon; Gasperini, Debora; Griffiths, Simon (Elsevier, 2016)
      Reduced height 8 (Rht8) is the main alternative to the GA-insensitive Rht alleles in hot and dry environments where it reduces plant height without yield penalty. The potential of Rht8 in northern-European wheat breeding ...
    • Agronomic conditions and crop evolution in ancient Near East agriculture 

      Araus Ortega, José Luis; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Aguilera, Mònica; Buxó i Capdevila, Ramon (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
      The appearance of agriculture in the Fertile Crescent propelled the development of Western civilization. Here we investigate the evolution of agronomic conditions in this region by reconstructing cereal kernel weight and ...
    • Agronomic effects of a reciprocal translocation in a widely grown Spanish barley variety 

      Farré Martinez, Alba; Visioni, Andrea; Lacasa Benito, Isabel; Cistué Solá, Luis; Jansen, Johannes; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio (Springer Verlag, 2012)
      A large spontaneous reciprocal translocation is present in a widely grown Spanish barley cv. ‘Albacete’. It has been hypothesized that high popularity of ‘Albacete’ with farmers, particularly in semi-arid areas where barley ...
    • Alfalfa yield components and soil potassium depletion as affected by potassium fertilization. 

      Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Chocarro, Cristina; Torres, Lluis; Viladrich, D.; Costafreda, R.; Santiveri Morata, Paquita (American Society of Agronomy, 2012-05-01)
      Potassium fertilization recommendations for alfalfa (Medicago sativaL.) vary depending on the area of production, soil levels, and crop management. The objectives of this study were to determine the impact of K fertilization ...
    • Alimentación, mortalidad y desarrollo de Cydia pomonella (L.) y de Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Hübner) sobre dieta con extracto de neem incorporado 

      Burballa Campabadal, Alfred; Sarasua Saucedo, Ma. José; Avilla Hernández, Jesús (Espanya. Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Medio Rural y Marino, 1995)
      Se han estudiado los efectos de 4 extractos del neem (Sukrina New ®, Rakshak ®, Margosan-O® y Azatin®) incorporados en la dieta larvaria sobre la alimentación, la mortalidad y el desarrollo de larvas de Cydia pomonella ...
    • Alkalinity and structure of soils determine the truffle production in the Pyrenean Regions 

      Jaillard, Benoit; Barry-Etienne, Dominique; Colinas, C. (Carlos); Miguel, Ana Maria de; Genola, Laurent; Libre, Aline; Neveu, Pascal; Oliach, Daniel; Saenz, William; Sáez, Mauricio; Salducci, Xavier; Souche, Gerard; Sourzat, Pierre; Villeneuve, Manon (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2014)
      Aim of study: The program 'Typology of truffle stations in the Pyrenean Regions' aimed to define the ecological conditions and culture practices that favor Tuber melanosporum growth and fruiting in this area. Area of study: ...
    • Alpine Ecology in the Iberian Peninsula: What Do We Know, and What Do We Need to Learn? 

      Barrio, Isabel C.; Bueno, C. Guillermo; Nagy, Laszlo; Palacio, Sara; Grau, Oriol; Munilla, Ignacio; García, María Begoña; Garcia-Cervigón, Ana I.; Gartzia, Maite; Gazol, Antonio; Lara-Romero, Carlos; Anadon-Rosell, Alba; Ninot, Josep M.; Chocarro, Cristina; Alados, Concepción L.; Fillat, Federico; Zamora, Regino (International Mountain Society, 2013)
      The 11th Conference of the Spanish Association of Terrestrial Ecology, held in Pamplona, Spain, on 6-10 May 2013, included a symposium on alpine ecological research in the Iberian Peninsula. This session offered an excellent ...
    • Alternative to azadirachtin to control Dysaphis plantaginea Passerini (Hemiptera: Aphidae) in organic apple production 

      Alins Valls, Georgina; Alegre Castellví, Simó; Avilla Hernández, Jesús (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-05-28)
      The rosy apple aphid, Dysaphis plantaginea Passerini (Hemiptera: Aphidae), is a major pest of apple trees. In organic apple production, this aphid is commonly controlled by spraying azadirachtin, targeted against fundatrices ...
    • An in vitro system for the rapid functional characterization of genes involved in carotenoid biosynthesis and accumulation 

      Bai, Chao; Rivera Vélez, Sol Maiam; Medina Piles, Vicente; Alves, Rui; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Sorribas Tello, Albert; Canela i Garayoa, Ramon; Capell Capell, Teresa; Sandmann, Gerhard; Christou, Paul; Zhu, Changfu (Wiley, 2014)
      We have developed an assay based on rice embryogenic callus for rapid functional characterization of metabolic genes. We validated the assay using a selection of well-characterized genes with known functions in the carotenoid ...
    • An introduction to the Australian and New Zealand flux tower network – OzFlux 

      Beringer, Jason; Hutley, Lindsay B.; McHugh, Ian; Arndt, Stefan K.; Campbell, David; Cleugh, Helen A.; Cleverly, James; Resco de Dios, Víctor; Eamus, Derek; Evans, Bradley; Ewenz, Cacilia; Grace, Peter; Griebel, Anne; Haverd, Vanessa; Hinko-Najera, Nina; Huete, Alfredo; Isaac, Peter; Kanniah, Kasturi; Leuning, Ray; Liddell, Michael J.; Macfarlane, Craig; Meyer, Wayne; Moore, Caitlin; Pendall, Elise; Phillips, Alison; Phillips, Rebecca L.; Prober, Suzanne M.; Restrepo-Coupe, Natalia; Rutledge, Susanna; Schroder, Ivan; Silberstein, Richard; Southall, Patricia; Sun Yee, Mei; Tapper, Nigel J.; van Gorsel, Eva; Vote, Camilla; Walker, Jeff; Wardlaw, Tim (Copernicus Publications, 2016)
      OzFlux is the regional Australian and New Zealand flux tower network that aims to provide a continental-scale national research facility to monitor and assess trends, and improve predictions, of Australia's terrestrial ...
    • An update of the Worldwide Integrated Assessment (WIA) on systemic pesticides. Part 4: Alternatives in major cropping systems 

      Veres, Andrea; Wyckhuys, Kris A. G.; Kiss, Jozsef; Tóth, Ferenc; Burgio, Giovanni; Pons i Domènech, Xavier; Avilla, Carlos; Vidal, Stefan; Razinger, Jaka; Bazok, Renata; Matyjaszczyk, Ewa; Milosavljević, Ivan; Vi Le, Xuan; Zhou, Wenwu; Zhu, Zeng-Rong; Tarno, Hagus; Hadi, Buyung; Lundgren, Jonathan; Bonmatin, Jean-Marc; Bijleveld van Lexmond, Maarten; Aebi, Alexandre; Rauf, Aunu; Furlan, Lorenzo (Springer, 2020-06-04)
      We present a synthetic review and expert consultation that assesses the actual risks posed by arthropod pests in four major crops, identifies targets for integrated pest management (IPM) in terms of cultivated land needing ...
    • Analysis of forest fire fatalities in Southern Europe: Spain, Portugal, Greece and Sardinia (Italy) 

      Molina Terrén, Domingo; Xanthopoulos, Gavriil; Diakakis, Michalis; Ribeiro, Luis; Caballero, David; Delogu, Giuseppe; Viegas, Domingos Xavier; Silva, Carlos A.; Cardil Forradellas, Adrián (CSIRO PublishingInternational Association of Wildland Fire, 2019-01-23)
      Wildfire fatalities remain a significant problem in Mediterranean Europe. Although there is a strong inter-annual variability with regard to their number, repeated tragic accidents remind us of this grim occurrence, despite ...
    • Analysis of vegetation indices to determine nitrogen application and yield prediction in maize (Zea mays L.) from a standard UAV service 

      Maresma Galindo, Ángel; Ariza, Mar; Martínez, Elías; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Martínez Casasnovas, José Antonio (MDPI, 2016)
      The growing use of commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and the need to adjust N fertilization rates in maize (Zea mays L.) currently constitute a key research issue. In this study, different multispectral vegetation ...
    • Análisis comparativo interregional de los incendios forestales en la España peninsular 

      Bardají Mir, Mónica; Molina Terrén, Domingo (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Espanya), 1999)
      Para la realización de este estudio se ha dividido la España Peninsular en tres grandes regiones (agrupaciones de provincias): Noroeste (NW), Litoral Mediterráneo (LM) e Interior Peninsular (IP), con objeto de dilucidar ...