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    • Susceptibility to organophosphate insecticides and activity of detoxifying enzymes in Spanish populations of Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) 

      Rodríguez García, Marcela; Bosch Serra, Dolors; Sauphanor, Benoit; Avilla Hernández, Jesús (Entomological Society of America, 2010)
      The mechanisms associated with resistance of codling moth (Cydia pomonella (L.)) to organophosphate insecticides in pome fruit orchards have been shown to depend on the area. Our objectives were to evaluate the susceptibility ...
    • Three-dimensional antennal lobe atlas of the oriental fruitmoth, Cydia molesta (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): comparison of male and female glomerular organization 

      Varela, Nelia; Couton, Louise; Gemeno Marín, César; Avilla Hernández, Jesús; Rospars, Jean-Pierre; Anton, Sylvia (Springer-Verlag, 2009)
      The oriental fruit moth Cydia molesta is an important pest and the behavioural role of olfactory signals such as pheromones and plant volatiles have been studied extensively in both sexes. To understand odour processing ...
    • Are wildfires a threat to fungi in European pinus forests? A case study of Boreal and Mediterranean forests 

      Franco Manchón, Iván; Salo, Kauko; Oria-de-Rueda, Juan Andrés; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Martín-Pinto, Pablo (MDPI, 2019-04-04)
      Natural forests and plantations of Pinus are ecologically and economically important worldwide, producing an array of goods and services, including the provision of non-wood forest products. Pinus species play an important ...
    • Is it feasible to reduce tillage and N use while improving maize yield in irrigated Mediterranean agroecosystems? 

      Pareja Sánchez, Evangelina; Plaza Bonilla, Daniel; Álvaro-Fuentes, Jorge; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos (Elsevier B.V., 2019-05-31)
      Mediterranean rainfed areas are transformed into irrigation to stabilize or increase crop yields. The gradual occupation of irrigation leads to an increase in nitrogen use and intensity of tillage. The aim of this work was ...
    • Benchmarking nitrogen utilisation efficiency in wheat for Mediterranean and non-Mediterranean European regions 

      Savin, Roxana; Sadras, Víctor O.; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Elsevier B.V., 2019-07-22)
      Water and temperature stress during critical periods of grain yield formation are distinctive of wheat crops in Mediterranean environments. However, nitrogen (N) availability may also constrain grain yields in these ...
    • The Contribution of surrounding margins in the promotion of natural enemies in mediterranean apple orchards 

      Rodríguez-Gasol, Neus; Avilla Hernández, Jesús; Aparicio, Yahana; Arnó i Pujol, Judit; Gabarra i Ambert, Rosa; Riudavets, Jordi; Alegre Castellví, Simó; Lordan Sanahuja, Jaume; Alins Valls, Georgina (MDPI, 2019-05-23)
      (1) Habitat management can enhance beneficial arthropod populations and provide ecosystem services such as biological control. However, the implementation of ecological infrastructures inside orchards has a number of practical ...
    • Extremely low neonicotinoid doses alter navigation of pest insects along pheromone plumes 

      Navarro Roldán, Miguel Ángel; Amat, Carles; Bau, Josep; Gemeno Marín, César (Nature Publishing Group, 2019-08-30)
      The prevailing use of neonicotinoids in pest control has adverse effects on non-target organisms, like honeybees. However, relatively few studies have explored the effect of sublethal neonicotinoid levels on olfactory ...
    • Quantifying pine processionary moth defoliation in a pine-oak mixed forest using unmanned aerial systems and multispectral imagery 

      Cardil Forradellas, Adrián; Otsu, Kaori; Pla, Magda; Silva, Carlos Alberto; Brotons, Lluís (Public Library of Science, 2019-03-19)
      Pine processionary moth (PPM) feeds on conifer foliage and periodically result in outbreaks leading to large scale defoliation, causing decreased tree growth, vitality and tree reproduction capacity. Multispectral ...
    • Traditional ecological knowledge and medicinal plant diversity in Ecuadorian Amazon home gardens 

      Caballero-Serrano, Veronica; McLaren, Brian; Carrasco, Juan Carlos; Alday, Josu G.; Fiallos, Luis; Amigo, Javier; Onaindia, Miren (Elsevier, 2019-01)
      Medicinal plants are an ecosystem service directly implicated in human well-being. In many rural communities, they constitute a main treatment for disease or a source of disease prevention. Here, we review traditional ...
    • Consistency of impact assessment protocols for non-native species 

      González-Moreno, Pablo; Lazzaro, Lorenzo; Vilà, Montserrat (Vilà Planella); Preda, Cristina; Adriaens, Tim; Bacher, Sven; Brundu, G.; Copp, Gordon H.; Essl, Franz; García-Berthou, Emili; Katsanevakis, Stelios; Moen, Toril Loennechen; Lucy, Frances E.; Nentwig, Wolfgang; Roy, Helen E.; Srėbalienė, Greta; Talgø, Venche; Vanderhoeven, Sonia; Andjelković, Ana; Arbačiauskas,Kęstutis; Auger-Rozenberg,Marie-Anne; Bae, Mi-Jung; Bariche, Michel; Boets, Pieter; Boieiro, Mário; Borges, Paulo Alexandre; Canning-Clode, João; Cardigos, Federico; Chartosia, Niki; Cottier-Cook, Elizabeth Joanne; Crocetta, Fabio; D'Hondt, Bram; Foggi, Bruno; Follak, Swen; Gallardo, Belinda; Gammelmo, Øivind; Giakoumi, Sylvaine; Giuliani, Claudia; Fried, Guillaume; Juárez Escario, Alejandro (Pensoft Publishers, 2019-04-01)
      Standardized tools are needed to identify and prioritize the most harmful non-native species (NNS). A plethora of assessment protocols have been developed to evaluate the current and potential impacts of non-native species, ...
    • Tillage and nitrogen fertilization in irrigated maize: key practices to reduce soil CO2 and CH4 emissions 

      Pareja Sánchez, Evangelina; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; Álvaro-Fuentes, Jorge; Plaza Bonilla, Daniel (Elsevier, 2019-03-28)
      In newly irrigated Mediterranean agroecosystems, the combined effect of tillage and N fertilization on soilcarbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4)fluxes is at present poorly understood. The goal of this study was toquantify ...
    • Influence of irrigation time and frequency on greenhouse gas emissions in a solid-set sprinkler-irrigated maize under Mediterranean conditions 

      Franco-Luesma, Samuel; Álvaro-Fuentes, Jorge; Plaza Bonilla, Daniel; Arrúe, José Luis; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; Cavero Campo, José (Elsevier, 2019-03-26)
      Irrigation management may influence soil greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Solid-set sprinkler irrigation systems allow to modify the irrigation time and frequency. The objective of this study was to quantify the effect of ...
    • Improving ecosystem assessments in Mediterranean social-ecological systems: a DPSIR analysis 

      Balzan, Mario V.; Pinheiro, Ana Martins; Mascarenhas, André; Morán-Ordóñez, Alejandra; Ruiz-Frau, Ana; Carvalho-Santoss, Claudia; Vogiatzakis, Ioannis N. (Ioannis Nikolaou); Arends, Jeroen; Santana-Garcon, Julia; Roces-Díaz, José V.; Brotons, Lluís; Campagne, C. Sylvie; Roche, Philippe; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Targetti, Stefano; Drakou, Evangelia G.; Vlami, Vassiliki; Baró, Francesc; Geijzendorffer, Ilse R. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2019-05-01)
      Social-ecological systems in the Mediterranean Basin are characterised by high biodiversity and a prolonged cultural influence, leading to the co-evolution of these systems. The unique characteristics of Mediterranean ...
    • Earliness per se by temperature interaction on wheat development 

      Ochagavía Orbegozo, Helga; Prieto, Paula; Zikhali, Meluleki; Griffiths, Simon; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Nature Publishing Group, 2019-02-22)
      Differences in time to heading that remain after photoperiod and vernalisation requirements have been saturated are classified as earliness per se (Eps) effects. It has been commonly assumed that Eps genes are purely ...
    • Hemp yields and its rotation effects on wheat under rainfed mediterranean conditions 

      Gorchs i Altarriba, Gil; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Serrano, Lydia; Cela, Sebastian (American Society of Agronomy, 2017-06-01)
      Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) has a low impact on the environment requiring few added resources, and has multiple downstream applications. Th ere is little information on hemp biomass, seed yields, and response to NPK ...
    • Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition 

      Karp, Daniel S.; Chaplin-Kramer, Rebecca; Meehan, Timothy D.; Martin, Emily A.; DeClerck, Fabrice; Grab, Heather; Madeira Nogueira, Filipe (National Academy of Sciences, 2018-08-02)
      The idea that noncrop habitat enhances pest control and represents a win–win opportunity to conserve biodiversity and bolster yields has emerged as an agroecological paradigm. However, while noncrop habitat in landscapes ...
    • Determinants of barley grain yield in drought-prone Mediterranean environments 

      Francia, Enrico; Tondelli, Alessandro; Rizza, Fulvia; Badeck, Franz W.; Thomas, Wiliam; Eeuwijk, Fred A. van; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio; Stanca, A. Michele; Pecchioni, Nicola (PAGEPress, 2013)
      The determinants of barley grain yield in drought-prone Mediterranean environments have been studied in the Nure x Tremois (NT) population. A large set of yield and other morpho-physiological data were recorded in 118 ...
    • Diplodia tip blight on its way to the North: drivers of disease emergence in Northern Europe 

      Brodde, Laura; Adamson, Kalev; Camarero Martínez, Jesús Julio; Castaño Soler, Carles; Drenkhan, Rein; Lehtijarvi, Asko; Luchi, Nicola; Migliorini, Duccio; Sánchez-Miranda, Ángela; Stenlid, Jan; Özdağ, Şule; Oliva Palau, Jonàs (Frontiers Media, 2019-01-09)
      Disease emergence in northern and boreal forests has been mostly due to tree-pathogen encounters lacking a co-evolutionary past. However, outbreaks involving novel interactions of the host or the pathogen with the environment ...
    • Photoperiod-sensitivity genes shape floret development in wheat 

      Pérez-Gianmarco, Thomas I.; Slafer, Gustavo A.; González, Fernanda G. (Oxford University Press, 2018-12-21)
      Lengthening the pre-anthesis period of stem elongation (or late-reproductive phase, LRP) through altering photoperiod sensitivity has been suggested as a potential means to increase the number of fertile florets at anthesis ...
    • Transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of a pale-green durum wheat mutant shows variations in photosystem components and metabolic deficiencies under drought stress 

      Peremartí, Ariadna; Marè, Caterina; Aprile, Alessio; Roncaglia, Enrica; Cattivelli, Luigi; Villegas Tort, Dolors; Royo i Calpe, Conxita (BioMed Central, 2014-02-12)
      Background: Leaf pigment content is an important trait involved in environmental interactions. In order to determine its impact on drought tolerance in wheat, we characterized a pale-green durum wheat mutant (Triticum ...