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    • Natural fruitlet abscission as related to apple tree carbon balance estimated with the MaluSim model 

      Lordan, Jaume; Reginato, Gaino H.; Lakso, Alan N.; Francescatto, Poliana; Robinson, Terence L. (Scientia Horticulturae, 2018-12-26)
      Apple trees produce many more flower clusters than needed for a full crop, but natural early season flower and fruitlet abscission drastically reduce the final fruit number. Natural fruit abscission varies significantly ...
    • Near real-time monitoring of clinical events detected in swine herds in Northeastern Spain 

      Alba-Casals, Ana; Allue, Eduard; Tarancon, Vicens; Baliellas, Jordi; Novell, Elena; Napp, Sebastián; Fraile, Lorenzo (Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020-02-18)
      Novel techniques of data mining and time series analyses allow the development of new methods to analyze information relating to the health status of the swine population in near real-time. A swine health monitoring system ...
    • Neglecting the fallow season can significantly underestimate annual methane emissions in Mediterranean rice fields 

      Martínez-Eixarch, Maite; Alcaraz, Carles; Viñas, Marc; Noguerol, Joan; Aranda, Xavier; Prenafeta-Boldú, Francesc Xavier; Saldaña-De la Vega, Jesús Antonio; Català, Maria del Mar; Ibáñez, Carles (PLOS ONE, 2018-05-31)
      Paddy rice fields are one of the most important sources of anthropogenic methane. Improving the accuracy in the CH4 budget is fundamental to identify strategies to mitigate climate change. Such improvement requires a ...
    • Neurophysiological development of newborn pigs: effect of the sow’s parity number in eutocic farrowings 

      Roldan-Santiago, P.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Martínez-Burnes, J.; Velarde, A.; Muns, R.; López-Mayagoitia, A. (Animal Production Science, 2017-12-05)
      The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of sow parity on neonatal piglet health and vitality at birth. We evaluated 1505 neonate piglets, which were born of York–Landrace sows with the following ...
    • New insights on Listeria monocytogenes growth in pressurised cooked ham: A piezo-stimulation effect enhanced by organic acids during storage 

      Bover-Cid, Sara; Serra-Castelló, Cristina; Dalgaard, Paw; Garriga, Margarita; Jofré, Anna (International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2018-10-06)
      The aim of the present study was to understand growth and survival responses of Listeria monocytogenes during the storage of high pressure processed (HPP) cooked ham formulated with organic acids to inhibit growth of the ...
    • New insights on the ripening pattern of ‘Blanquilla’ pears: A comparison between on- and off-tree ripened fruit 

      Lindo-García, Violeta; Larrigaudière, Christian; Echeverría, Gemma; Murayama, Hideki; Soria, Yolanda; Giné-Bordonaba, Jordi (Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2019-01-05)
      To better understand the key processes involved in the ripening of attached fruit, we have investigated physico-chemical and biochemical changes occurring in ‘Blanquilla’ pear during on-tree (attached fruit) and off-tree ...
    • New Mediterranean Biodiversity Records (November 2018) 

      Yokeş, Mehmet Baki; Andreou, Vasilis; Bakiu, Rigers; Bonanomi, Sara; Camps, Judith; Christidis, George; Crocetta, Fabio; Giovos, Ioannis; Gori, Andrea; Juretić, Tea; Karhan, Selahattin Ünsal; Katsanevakis, Stelios; Kytinou, Eleni; Langeneck, Joachim; Lipej, Lovrenc; Maximiadi, Maria; Michailidis, Nikolas; Mitsou, Eleni; Nicolaidou, Artemis; Petović, Slavica; Prado, Patricia; Santín, Andreu; Teneketzis, Konstantinos; Thasitis, Ioannis; Tirelli, Valentina; Trkov, Domen; Troplini, Erion; Tsiamis, Konstantinos; Vannucci, Andrea (Mediterranean Marine Science, 2018-12)
      In the present article, new records are given for 18 species (6 native, 9 alien and 3 cryptogenic), belonging to 5 Phyla (i.e. Chlorophyta, Cnidaria, Annelida, Mollusca and Chordata), from 8 Mediterranean countries: Spain: ...
    • Next generation of microbiological risk assessment: Potential of omics data for exposure assessment 

      den Besten, Heidy M.W.; Amézquita, Alejandro; Bover-Cid, Sara; Dagnas, Stéphane; Ellouze, Mariem; Guillou, Sandrine; Nychas, George; O'Mahony, Cian; Pérez-Rodriguez, Fernando; Membré, Jeanne-Marie (International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2017-10-04)
      In food safety and public health risk evaluations, microbiological exposure assessment plays a central role as it provides an estimation of both the likelihood and the level of the microbial hazard in a specified consumer ...
    • Nile tilapia broodfish fed high‐protein diets: Digestive enzymes in eggs and larvae 

      de Moura Pereira, Mayara; Machado Evangelista, Mariana; Gisbert, Enric; Romagosa, Elizabeth (Aquaculture Research, 2019-05-12)
      The aim of this study was to assess the activity of gastric, pancreatic and intestinal digestive enzymes during the embryonic and larval development of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) GIFT strain Aqua America® 1 ...
    • Nitrate- and nitric oxide-induced plant growth in pea seedlings is linked to antioxidative metabolism and the ABA/GA balance 

      Vidal, Antonia; Cantabella, Daniel; Bernal-Vicente, Agustina; Díaz-Vivancos, Pedro; Hernández, Jose A. (Journal of Plant Physiology, 2018-08-16)
      This study looks at the effects of potassium nitrate (KNO3) and sodium nitroprusside (SNP), a nitric oxide (NO)-donor, on the development, antioxidant defences and on the abscisic acid (ABA) and gibberellin (GA) levels ...
    • Nitrogen nutrition diagnosis for olive trees grown in super-intensive cropping systems 

      Pascual, Miquel; Villar, Josep M.; Arbones, Amadeu; Rufat, Josep (Journal of Plant Nutrition, 2019-06-17)
      The results of a 4-year experiment combining irrigation, N, and K showed that to maintain productivity and tree growth it is necessary to attain a higher leaf N status than current diagnosis standards. To sustain high oil ...
    • Nitzschia fenestralis: A new diatom species abundant in the Holocene sediments of an eastern African crater lake 

      Grady, David; Mann, David G.; Trobajo, Rosa (Fottea, 2020-02-18)
      Nitzschia is common in the phytoplankton of several East African lakes. A new species, Nitzschia fenestralis, sp. nov. D. Grady, D.G. Mann et Trobajo was encountered at numerous depths in a 16 m sediment core from Lake ...
    • Normalized abundance spectra of fish community reflect hydro-peaking on a Mediterranean large river 

      Vila-Martínez, Núria; Caiola, Nuno; Ibáñez, Carles; Benejam, Lluis; Brucet, Sandra (Ecological Indicators, 2018-10-19)
      The European Water Framework Directive requires the integration of body size characters as an important part of fish-based bioassessment tools for freshwaters ecological status determination. The study of the entire fish ...
    • Novel film‐forming formulations of the biocontrol agent Candida sake CPA‐1: biocontrol efficacy and performance at field conditions in organic wine grapes 

      Carbó, Anna; Torres, Rosario; Usall, Josep; Marín, Anna; Chiralt, Amparo; Teixidó, Neus (Pest Management Science, 2018-09-07)
      BACKGROUND: The biocontrol agent (BCA)Candida sakeCPA-1 has previously effectively reducedBotrytisbunch rot (BBR) andit was also suggested as a promising strategy to control sour rot in grapes under field conditions. ...
    • Novel polyomaviruses in mammals from multiple orders and reassessment of polyomavirus evolution and taxonomy 

      Ehlers, Bernhard; Anoh, Augustin E.; Ben Salem, Nicole; Broll, Sebastian; Couacy-Hymann, Emmanuel; Fischer, Daniela; Gedvilaite, Alma; Ingenhütt, Nanina; Liebmann, Sonja; Martin, Maite; Mossoun, Arsene; Mugisha, Lawrence; Muyembe-Tamfum, Jean-Jacques; Pauly, Maude; Pérez de Val, Bernat; Preugschas, Hannah; Richter, Dania; Schubert, Grit; Szentiks, Claudia A.; Teichmann, Tamara; Walter, Cornelia; Ulrich, Rainer G.; Wiersma, Lidewij; Leendertz, Fabian H.; Calvignac-Spencer, Sébastien (Viruses, 2019-10-10)
      As the phylogenetic organization of mammalian polyomaviruses is complex and currently incompletely resolved, we aimed at a deeper insight into their evolution by identifying polyomaviruses in host orders and families that ...
    • Nutritional properties of organic and conventional beef meat at retail 

      Ribas-Agustí, Agustí; Díaz, Isabel; Sárraga, Carmen; García-Regueiro, Jose A.; Castellari, Massimo (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2019-02-20)
      BACKGROUND: Consumers perceive that organic meat has superior nutritional properties compared to conventional meat,although the available evidence from commercial samples is very scarce. The present study compared the ...
    • Nutritional values of raw and cooked ‘calçots’ (Allium cepa L. resprouts), an expanding crop 

      Sans, Silvia; Bobo, Gloria; Zudaire, Lorena; Lafarga, Tomás; Sabaté, Josep; Casals, Joan; Simó, Joan (Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2019-04-11)
      ‘Calçot’ is the Catalan name for the immature floral stems of second‐year onion resprouts of the Blanca Tardana de Lleida (BTL) landrace. Highly appreciated for their sensory attributes, these resprouts are typically ...
    • Occurrence of cyclic imines in European commercial seafood and consumers risk assessment 

      Rambla-Alegre, Maria; Miles, Christopher O.; de la Iglesia, Pablo; Fernandez-Tejedor, Margarita; Jacobs, Silke; Sioen, Isabelle; Verbeke, Wim; Samdal, Ingunn A.; Sandvik, Morten; Barbosa, Vera; Tediosi, Alice; Madorran, Eneko; Granby, Kit; Kotterman, Michiel; Calis, Tanja; Diogene, Jorge (Environmental Research, 2017-12-01)
      Cyclic imines constitute a quite recently discovered group of marine biotoxins that act on neural receptors and that bioaccumulate in seafood. They are grouped together due to the imino group functioning as their common ...
    • Occurrence of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in animal- and plant-derived food: results of a survey across Europe 

      Mulder, Patrick P.J.; López, Patricia; Castellari, Massimo; Bodi, Dorina; Ronczka, Stefan; Preiss-Weigert, Angelika; These, Anja (Taylor & Francis, 2017-09-25)
      Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are secondary metabolites of plant families such as Asteraceae or Boraginaceae and are suspected to be genotoxic carcinogens. Recent investigations revealed their frequent occurrence in honey ...
    • Occurrence of selected viral and bacterial pathogens and microbiological quality of fresh and frozen strawberries sold in Spain 

      Ortiz-Solà, J.; Viñas, I.; Colás-Medà, P.; Anguera, M.; Abadias, M. (International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2019-10-23)
      Strawberry production and exports have been increasing in Spain in recent decades. However, little information is available about their microbiological quality. Due to the growing concern about the microbial safety of these ...