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Horticultural performance of ‘Marinada’ and ‘Vairo’ almond cultivars grown on a genetically diverse set of rootstocks
(Scientia Horticulturae, 2019-06-14)
Evolution of almond planted area and production has been mainly due to the arrival of new cultivars and rootstocks that have contributed to improve agronomic characters such as yield, precocity and ...
The importance of including soil carbon changes, ecotoxicity and biodiversity impacts in environmental life cycle assessments of organic and conventional milk in Western Europe
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019-01-04)
Estimates of soil carbon changes, biodiversity and ecotoxicity have often been missing from life cycle assessment based studies of organic dairy products, despite evidence that the impacts of organic ...
Long proleptic and sylleptic shoots in peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch) trees have similar, predetermined, maximum numbers of nodes and bud fate patterns
(Annals of Botany, 2019-01-03)
Background and Aims In peach (Prunus persica) trees, three types of shoots can be distinguished depending on the time of their appearance: sylleptic, proleptic and epicormic. On proleptic shoots, an ...
Environmental accounting of closed-loop maize production scenarios: Manure as fertilizer and inclusion of catch crops
(Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 2019-04-09)
The agri-food sector has moved towards a more linear production economy, partly caused by worldwide food demand. One clear example is the intensification of livestock production, with consequent ...
Differential irrigation scheduling by an automated algorithm of water balance tuned by capacitance-type soil moisture sensors
(Agricultural Water Management, 2019-11-07)
Automated software tools are required to undertake the routine tasks and decision-making involved in scheduling irrigation. A key issue in this topic is how to integrate sensors in the scheduling approach. ...
Remote sensing of water use and water stress in the African savanna ecosystem at local scale – Development and validation of a monitoring tool
Savannas are among the most productive biomes of Africa, where they comprise half of its surface. They support wildlife, livestock, rangelands, crops, and livelihoods, playing an important socioeconomic ...