Enviaments recents

  • Genetic characterization of a reciprocal translocation present in a widely grown barley variety 

    Farré Martinez, Alba; Cuadrado, Ángeles; Lacasa Benito, Isabel; Cistué Solá, Luis; Schubert, Ingo; Comadran Trabal, Jordi; Jansen, Johannes; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio (Springer Netherlands, 2012-01-28)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sowing date affects maize development and yield in irrigated Mediterranean environments 

    Maresma Galindo, Ángel; Ballesta Remy, Astrid; Santiveri Morata, Paquita; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume (MDPI, 2019-03-26)
    Timely sowing is critical for maximizing yield for both grain and biomass in maize. The effects of early (mid-March), normal (mid-April), and late (mid-May) sowing date (SD) were studied over a three-year period in irrigated ...
  • 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 ...
  • Combined transcript, proteome, and metabolite analysis of transgenic maize seeds engineered for enhanced carotenoid synthesis reveals pleotropic effects in core metabolism 

    Decourcelle, Mathilde; Perez-Fons, Laura; Baulande, Sylvain; Steiger, Sabine; Couvelard, Linhdavanh; Hem, Sonia; Zhu, Changfu; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul; Fraser, Paul; Sandmann, Gerhard (Oxford University Press, 2015-03-20)
    The aim of this study was to assess whether endosperm-specific carotenoid biosynthesis influenced core metabolic processes in maize embryo and endosperm and how global seed metabolism adapted to this expanded biosynthetic ...
  • Is floret primordia death triggered by floret development in durum wheat? 

    Ferrante, Ariel; Savin, Roxana; Slafer, Gustavo A. (Oxford University Press, 2013-05-13)
    Survival of floret primordia initiated seems critical for the determination of grain number and yield in wheat, and understanding what determines floret mortality would help in the development of more robust physiological ...
  • Genetic control of duration of pre-anthesis phases in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and relationships to leaf appearance, tillering, and dry matter accumulation 

    Borràs Gelonch, Gisela; Rebetzke, Greg J.; Richards, R. A.; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio (Oxford University Press, 2011-09-13)
    The duration of pre-anthesis developmental phases is of interest in breeding for improved adaptation and yield potential in temperate cereals. Yet despite numerous studies on the genetic control of anthesis (flowering) ...

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