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The grape remote sensing atmospheric profile and evapotranspiration experiment
(Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2018-10-09)
Particularly in light of California’s recent multiyear drought, there is a critical need for accurate and timely evapotranspiration (ET) and crop stress information to ensure long-term sustainability ...
Unravelling the relationship between adaptation pattern and yield formation strategies in Mediterranean durum wheat landraces
(European Journal of Agronomy, 2019-05-07)
Understanding the environmental and genetic factors behind the adaptation of landraces to different environments may help design breeding strategies and to promote yield improvement. Based on previous ...
High-density genetic map and QTL analysis of soluble solid content, maturity date, and mealiness in peach using genotyping by sequencing
(Scientia Horticulturae, 2019-08-08)
Peach (Prunus persica) is one of the most important temperate fruit trees in the world, based on its production and cultivated area. Consumer acceptance is the principal objective of multiple breeding ...
Resequencing theVrs1 gene in Spanish barley landraces revealed reversion of six-rowed to two-rowed spike
(Molecular Breeding, 2018-04-12)
Six-rowed spike 1 (Vrs1) is a gene of major importance for barley breeding and germplasm management as it is the main gene determining spike row-type (2-rowed vs. 6-rowed). This is a widely used DUS ...
Using Soil Moisture Sensors for Automated Irrigation Scheduling in a Plum Crop
The growing scarcity and competition for water resources requires the urgent implementation of measures to ensure their rational use. Farmers need affordable irrigation tools that allow them to take ...