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    • Water primrose invasion changes successional pathways in an estuarine ecosystem 

      Khanna, Shruti; Santos, Maria J.; Boyer, Jennifer D.; Shapiro, Kristen D.; Bellvert, Joaquim; Ustin, Susan L. (Ecosphere, 2018-09-17)
      Invasive species fundamentally change the bio-physical and ecological characteristics of the ecosystems they invade. Rapidly expanding invasive species may facilitate the spread of other invasive species, and successive ...
    • Water stress during the post-harvest period affects new root formation but not starch concentration and content in Chardonnay grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) perennial organs 

      Prats-Llinàs, Maria Teresa; García-Tejera, Omar; Marsal, Jordi; Girona, Joan (Scientia Horticulturae, 2019-02-15)
      Water stress responses during the post-harvest period were evaluated in a Chardonnay container-grown grapevines grafted onto 1103 Paulsen rootstock. The irrigation treatments were: a control treatment (C) (irrigated to ...
    • Weaning European glass eels (Anguilla anguilla) with plant protein-based diets and its effects on intestinal maturation 

      Gisbert, Enric; Torfi Mozanzadeh, Mansour (Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 2018-11-09)
      Weaning glass eels with compound diets (36% proteins, 16% lipids) differing in their fishmeal (FM) level (50, 75 and 100% FM replaced by a blend of plant proteins, PP) was compared to a group fed cod roe. Weaning lasted ...
    • Welfare of pigs at slaughter 

      EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW); Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Alvarez, Julio; Bicout, Dominique Joseph; Calistri, Paolo; Depner, Klaus; Drewe, Julian Ashley; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Gonzales Rojas, Jose Luis; Gortazar Schmidt, Christian; Michel, Virginie; Miranda Chueca, Miguel Angel; Roberts, Helen Clare; Sihvonen, Liisa Helena; Spoolder, Hans; Stahl, Karl; Viltrop, Arvo; Winckler, Christoph; Candiani, Denise; Fabris, Chiara; Van der Stede, Yves; Velarde, Antonio (EFSA Journal, 2020-06-17)
      The killing of pigs for human consumption (slaughtering) can take place in a slaughterhouse or on farm. The processes of slaughtering that were assessed for welfare, from the arrival of pigs until their death, were grouped ...
    • West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne viruses present in Eastern Europe 

      Napp, Sebastián; Petrić, Dusan; Busquets, Núria (Pathogens and Global Health, 2018-07-06)
      Eastern Europe (EE) has been severely affected by mosquito-borne viruses (moboviruses). In this review, we summarize the epidemiology of moboviruses, with particular attention to West Nile virus (WNV). The study of WNV ...
    • Whole rumen metagenome sequencing allows classifying and predicting feed efficiency and intake levels in cattle 

      Delgado, Beatriz; Bach, Alex; Guasch, Isabel; González, Carmen; Elcoso, Guillermo; Pryce, Jennie E.; Gonzalez-Recio, Oscar (Scientific Reports, 2019-01-09)
      The current research was carried out to determine the associations between the rumen microbiota and traits related with feed efficiency in a Holstein cattle population (n = 30) using whole metagenome sequencing. Improving ...
    • Why is the market for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) moving slowly? 

      Rahmani, Djamel; Loureiro, Maria L. (PLoS ONE, 2018-03-21)
      Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) could be a good short term option to help achieve global targets regarding road transport greenhouse gas emissions. Several common and countryspecific public policies based on price or tax ...
    • XV Jornada Tècnica de l'Arròs 

      Galimany Saloni, Gemma; Bertomeu Tomàs, Andrea; Català, Mª del Mar; Caiola, Nuno; Murillo Busquets, Gemma; Tomàs, Núria; Pla, Eva; Taberner, Andreu; Cónsola, Sílvia; Martínez-Eixarch, M.; Guàrdia, M.; Saldaña de la Vega, J.A.; Jornet, L.; Cabanes, P. (2019-02-12)
      La quinzena edició de la jornada tècnica de l’arròs, és un punt de trobada per als tècnics i arrossers que vol oferir els resultats més rellevants dels experiments realitzats durant les darreres campanyes. Enguany, ...
    • Zebrafish as a Model to Screen the Potential of Fatty Acids in Reproduction 

      Samaee, Seyed-Mohammadreza; Manteghi, Nafiseh; Estévez, Alicia (Zebrafish, 2019-01-31)
      Sperm quality is an important topic in general health, chemotherapy, and gamete preservation technology. Fatty acid (FA) composition of membranes, which is influenced by the diet, plays key roles in sperm biology and ...
    • Zinc-protoporphyrin content in commercial Parma hams is affected by proteolysis index and marbling 

      Bou, Ricard; Llauger, Mar; Arnau, Jacint; Fulladosa, Elena (Meat Science, 2018-02-01)
      The contents of zinc-protoporphyrin (ZnPP) and heme in twenty-four sliced Parma hams made without the addition of curing agents were determined. Expressed on a dry weight basis, ZnPP averaged 45 mg/kg and ranged from 23 ...
    • Zonal travel cost approaches to assess recreational wild mushroom picking value: Trade-offs between online and onsite data collection strategies 

      Govigli, Valentino Marini; Górriz-Mifsud, Elena; Varela, Elsa (Forest Policy and Economics, 2019-03-04)
      Mushroom picking is a growing recreational activity in Europe. Since the institutional environment moves towards regulating mycological resources, estimating the value of this ecosystem service becomes a key tool ...
    • ʻFargaʼ Olive 

      Ninot, Antònia; Hermoso, Juan Francisco; Romero, Agustí; Batlle, Ignasi (Journal of the American Pomological Society, 2018-01)
      ‘Farga’ olive is an old and important cultivar grown in southeastern Spain for oil production (17,000 ha). Yet, scarce research has been conducted on its horticultural and oil characteristics. ‘Farga’ trees are vigorous ...