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    • Rainfall homogenizes while fruiting increases diversity of spore deposition in Mediterranean conditions 

      Castaño Soler, Carles; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Oliva Palau, Jonàs; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Parladé Izquierdo, Xavier; Pera i Álvarez, Joan; Alday, Josu G. (ElsevierBritish Mycological Society, 2019-09-01)
      There is a lack of knowledge regarding the main factors modulating fungal spore deposition in forest ecosystems. We have described the local spatio-temporal dynamics of fungal spore deposition along a single fruiting season ...
    • Rammed earth walls in Mediterranean climate: material characterization and thermal behaviour 

      Serrano, Susana; Rincón, Lídia; González, Belen; Navarro Ezquerra, Antonia; Bosch, Montserrat; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Rammed earth is considered a very sustainable construction system due to its low embodied energy, long service life and high recyclability. However, authors found that there is a lack of experimental results at real scale ...
    • Realising the value of plant molecular pharming to benefit the poor in developing countries and emerging economies 

      Ma, Julian K-C.; Christou, Paul; Chikwamba, Rachel; Haydon, Hugh; Paul, Mathew; Pujol Ferrer, Merardo; Ramalingam, Sathishkumar; Rech, Elibio; Rybicki, Edward; Wigdorowitz, Andres; Yang, Dai-Chang; Thangaraj, Harry (Wiley, 2013)
      Molecular Pharming, the production of recombinant pharmaceuticals through plant biotechnology, has the potential to transform the biologics sector of the pharmaceutical industry. More fascinating however, is how it might ...
    • Reconstructive Social Innovation Cycles in Women-Led Initiatives in Rural Areas 

      Sarkki, Simo; Dalla Torre, Cristina; Fransala, Jasmiini; Zivojinovic, Ivana; Ludvig, Alice; Górriz Mifsud, Elena; Melnykovych, Mariana; Sfeir, Patricia R.; Arbia, Labidi; Bengoumi, Mohammed; Chorti, Houda; Gramm, Verena; López Marco, Lucía; Ravazzoli, Elisa; Nijnik, Maria (MDPI, 2021-01-25)
      Social innovations can tackle various challenges related to gender equity in rural areas, especially when such innovations are initiated and developed by women themselves. We examine cases located in rural areas of Canada, ...
    • Record breaking mushroom yields in Spain 

      Alday, Josu G.; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Oria-de-Rueda, Juan Andrés; Martínez de Aragón, Juan; Aldea, Jorge; Martín-Pinto, Pablo; Hernández-Rodríguez, María; Martínez Peña, Fernando (Elsevier, 2017)
      Despite the assumption that mushroom fruiting is dependent on climate conditions, recent changes in temperature and precipitation regimes in Mediterranean-type ecosystems have opened new questions about how climate changes ...
    • Recruitment patterns of four tree species along elevation gradients in Mediterranean mountains: not only climate matters 

      Benavides Calvo, Raquel; Escudero, Adrián; Coll Mir, Lluís; Ferrandis, Pablo; Ogaya Inurrigarro, Romà; Gouriveau, Fabrice; Peñuelas, Josep; Valladares, Fernando (Elsevier, 2015-11-02)
      Evidence of tree regeneration failure of some species in the Iberian Peninsula forests warns us about the impact that the global change may exert on the preservation of Mediterranean forests, such as we know them. Predictions ...
    • Red Anthocyanins and Yellow Carotenoids Form the Color of Orange-Flower Gentian (Gentiana lutea L. var. aurantiaca) 

      Berman Quintana, Judit; Sheng, Yanmin; Gómez Gómez, Lourdes; Veiga, Tania; Ni, Xiuzhen; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Capell Capell, Teresa; Guitián, Javier; Guitián, Pablo; Sandmann, Gerhard; Christou, Paul; Zhu, Changfu (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Flower color is an important characteristic that determines the commercial value of ornamental plants. Gentian flowers occur in a limited range of colors because this species is not widely cultivated as a cut flower. ...
    • Reduction of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi in the Mediterranean basin maize chain 

      Marín Sillué, Sònia; Ramos Girona, Antonio J.; Cano Sancho, German; Sanchís Almenar, Vicente (Firenze University Press, 2012)
      The main mycotoxigenic fungi found in maize in the Mediterranean basin include Aspergillus section Flavi and several Fusarium species, Fusarium section Liseola being the more widespread. While Aspergillus section Flavi ...
    • Reduction of the subcooling of bischofite with the use of nucleatings agents 

      Ushak, Svetlana; Gutiérrez, Andrea; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Grágeda, Mario; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      The use of by-products or wastes as phase change materials (PCM) in thermal energy storage (TES) systems is a good option to decrease the cost of such systems. One of the main disadvantages of PCM if inorganic materials ...
    • Regulatory approval and a first-in-human phase I clinical trial of a monoclonal antibody produced in transgenic tobacco plants 

      Ma, Julian K-C.; Drossard, Jürgen; Lewis, David; Altmann, Friedrich; Boyle, Julia; Christou, Paul; Cole, Tom; Dale, Philip; van Dolleweerd, Craig J.; Isitt, Valerie; Katinger, Dietmar; Lobedan, Martin; Mertens, Hubert; Paul, Mathew; Rademacher, Thomas; Sack, Markus; Hundleby, Penelope A. C.; Stiegler, Gabriela; Stöger, Eva; Twyman, Richard M.; Vcelar, Brigitta; Fischer, Rainer (Wiley, 2015)
      Although plant biotechnology has been widely investigated for the production of clinical-grade monoclonal antibodies, no antibody products derived from transgenic plants have yet been approved by pharmaceutical regulators ...
    • Relationship of Weather Types on the Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Rainfall, Runoff, and Sediment Yield in the Western Mediterranean Basin 

      Peña-Angulo, Dhais; Nadal-Romero, E.; González-Hidalgo, José Carlos; Albaladejo, J.; Andreu, V.; Bahri, H.; Bernal, S.; Biddoccu, M.; Bienes, Ramón; Campo, J.; Campo-Bescós, M.A.; Canatário-Duarte, A.; Cantón, Y.; Casalí Sarasibar, Javier; Castillo, Víctor; Cavallo, Eugenio; Cerdà, Artemio; Cid, Patricio; Cortesi, N.; Desir, Gloria; Díaz-Pereira, E.; Espigares, Tiscar; Estrany, Joan; Farguell Pérez, Joaquim; Fernández-Raga, M.; Ferreira, C.S.S.; Ferro, Vito; Gallart, Francesc; Giménez, R.; Gimeno, E.; Gómez, J. A.; Gómez-Gutiérrez, A.; Gómez Macpherson, Helena; González-Pelayo, O.; Kairis, O.; Karatzas, G.P.; Keesstra, Saskia; Klotz, S.; Kosmas, C.; Lana-Renault, N.; Lasanta, Teodoro; Latron, J.; Lázaro, R.; Le Bissonnais, Yves; Le Bouteiller, C.; Licciardello, F.; López Tarazón, José Andrés; Lucía, A.; Marín-Moreno, V.M.; Marín, C.; Marqués, M.J.; Martínez Fernández, José; Martínez-Mena, M.; Mateos, Luciano; Mathys, Nicole; Merino-Martín, L.; Moreno-de-las-Heras, Mariano; Moustakas, N.; Nicolau, J.M.; Pampalone, V.; Raclot, D.; Rodríguez-Blanco, M.L.; Rodrigo Comino, Jesús; Romero Díaz, María Asunción; Ruiz Sinoga, José Damián; Rubio, J.L.; Schnabel, Susanne; Senciales González, José María; Solé-Benet, A.; Taguas, E.V.; Taboada Castro, Ma. Teresa; Taboada-Castro, M.M.; Todisco, F.; Úbeda, Xavier; Varouchakis, E.A.; Wittenberg, L.; Zabaleta, A.; Zorn, Matija (MDPI, 2020-06-09)
      Rainfall is the key factor to understand soil erosion processes, mechanisms, and rates. Most research was conducted to determine rainfall characteristics and their relationship with soil erosion (erosivity) but there is ...
    • Renewable energy research and technologies through responsible research and innovation looking glass: reflexions, theoretical approaches and contemporary discourses 

      Carbajo Garcia, Ruth; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      The increasing challenges that energy research faces as a priority in most of the global research agendas, are revealed both in terms of social and technical issues. Energy research highlights are set on the development ...
    • Reversible nilpotent centers with cubic homogeneous nonlinearities 

      Dukaric, Masa; Giné, Jaume; Llibre, Jaume (Elsevier, 2016)
      We provide 13 non--topological equivalent classes of global phase portraits in the Poincaré disk of reversible cubic homogeneous systems with a nilpotent center at origin, which complete the classification of the phase ...
    • Review of technology: Thermochemical energy storage for concentrated solar power plants 

      Prieto, Cristina; Cooper, Patrick; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      To be able to extend the operation of a solar power plant (CSP) up to 15 h, thermal energy storage (TES) is necessary. But TES also provides more versatility to the plant and makes its reliance during operation hours more ...
    • Review on phase change materials (PCMs) for cold thermal energy storage applications 

      Oró Prim, Eduard; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Castell, Albert; Farid, Mohammed M.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2012)
      Thermal energy storage (TES) is a technology with a high potential for different thermal applications. It is well known that TES could be the most appropriate way and method to correct the gap between the demand and ...
    • Review on system and materials requirements for high temperature thermal energy storage. Part 1: General requirements 

      Gasia, Jaume; Miró, Laia; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      High temperature thermal energy storage offers a huge energy saving potential in industrial applications such as solar energy, automotive, heating and cooling, and industrial waste heat recovery. However, certain requirements ...
    • Review on the methodology used in thermal stability characterization of phase change materials 

      Ferrer, Gerard; Solé, Aran; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Martorell, Ingrid; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2015)
      In general, PCM are classified in organic and inorganic groups or families. First group mainly encloses paraffin, fatty acids, and sugar alcohols. Inorganic are mostly represented by salt hydrates, salt solutions, and ...
    • Risk management towards food safety objective achievement regarding to mycotoxins in pistachio: the sampling and measurement uncertainty issue 

      García Cela, Esther; Ramos Girona, Antonio J.; Sanchís Almenar, Vicente; Marín Sillué, Sònia (Elsevier, 2013)
      The emerging risk management metrics, FSO, PO and PC, were applied to the aflatoxins (AFs) and ochratoxin A (OTA) determination in 8 commercial lots of pistachio. In order to determine the sampling uncertainty, two sampling ...
    • Roadmap for the next-generation of hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solarenergy collectors 

      Mellor, A.; Alonso Alvarez, D.; Guarracino, I.; Ramos, Alba; Riverola Lacasta, Alberto; Ferre Llin, L.; Murrell, A. J.; Paul, D. J.; Chemisana Villegas, Daniel; Markides, C. N.; Ekins-Daukes, N. (Elsevier, 2018)
      For hybrid photovoltaic-thermal collectors to become competitive with other types of solar energy converters, they must offer high performance at fluid outlet temperatures above 60°C, as is required for space heating and ...
    • Role of charge regulation and fluctuations in the conformational and mechanical properties of weak flexible polyelectrolytes 

      Blanco, Pablo M.; Madurga, Sergio; Narambuena, Claudio F.; Mas i Pujadas, Francesc; Garcés, Josep Lluís (MDPI, 2019-11-29)
      This work addresses the role of charge regulation (CR) and the associated fluctuations in the conformational and mechanical properties of weak polyelectrolytes. Due to CR, changes in the pH-value modifies the average ...