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    • MAGGnet: An international network to foster mitigation of agricultural greenhouse gases 

      Liebig, M.A.; Franzluebbers, A.J.; Alvarez, C.; Chiesa, T.D.; Lewczuk, N.; Piñeiro, G.; Posse, G.; Yahdjian, L.; Grace, P.; Machado Rodrigues Cabral, O.; Martin-Neto, L.; de Aragão Ribeiro Rodrigues, R.; Amiro, B.; Angers, D.; Hao, X.; Oelbermann, M.; Tenuta, M.; Munkholm, L.J.; Regina, K.; Cellier, P.; Ehrhardt, F.; Richard, G.; Dechow, R.; Agus, F.; Widiarta, N.; Spink, J.; Berti, A.; Grignani, C.; Mazzoncini, M.; Orsini, R.; Roggero, P.P.; Seddaiu, G.; Tei, F.; Ventrella, D.; Vitali, G.; Kishimoto-Mo, A.; Shirato, Y.; Sudo, S.; Shin, J.; Schipper, L.; Savé, R.; Leifeld, J.; Spadavecchia, L.; Yeluripati, J.; Del Grosso, S.; Rice, C.; Sawchik, J. (Carbon Management, 2016-05-31) Fructicultura
      Research networks provide a framework for review, synthesis and systematic testing of theories by multiple scientists across international borders critical for addressing global-scale issues. In 2012, ...
    • Effect of Bacillus spp. direct-fed microbial on slurry characteristics and gaseous emissions in growing pigs fed with high fibre-based diets 

      Prenafeta-Boldú, F. X.; Fernández, B.; Viñas, M.; Lizardo, R.; Brufau, J.; Owusu-Asiedu, A.; Walsh, M. C.; Awati, A. (Animal, 2016-07-14) Nutrició Animal
      A 26-day trial with 18 Pietrain × (Landrace × Duroc) pigs was conducted to investigate the effect of two dose levels of a specifically selected Bacillus spp. direct-fed microbial (DFM) product, on the ...
    • Spray dried plasma as an alternative to antibiotics in piglet feeds, mode of action and biosafety 

      Pérez-Bosque, Anna; Polo, Javier; Torrallardona, David (Porcine Health Management, 2016-07-23) Nutrició Animal
      The use of growth promoting and therapeutic antibiotics in piglet feed has been a concerning subject over the last few decades because of the risk of generating antimicrobial resistance that could be ...
    • Urgent advice on lumpy skin disease EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare 

      Miranda, Miguel Angel; Stegeman, Jan Arend; Bicout, Dominique; Botner, Anette; Butterworth, Andrew; Calistri, Paolo; Depner, Klaus; Edwards, Sandra; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Good, Margaret; Gortazar Schmidt, Christian; Michel, Virginie; More, Simon; Raj, Mohan; Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Sihvonen, Lisa; Spoolder, Hans; Thulke, Hans H.; Velarde, Antonio; Willeberg, Preben; Winckler, Christoph (EFSA Journal, 2016-08-09) Benestar Animal
      In order to assess the effects on disease spread and persistence of partial stamping out of only clinically affected animals in holdings where the presence of lumpy skin disease has been confirmed, against ...
    • Genetic Structure of Modern Durum Wheat Cultivars and Mediterranean Landraces Matches with Their Agronomic Performance 

      Soriano, Jose Miguel; Villegas, Dolors; Aranzana, Maria Jose; García del Moral, Luis F.; Royo, Conxita (PLoS ONE, 2016-08-11) Cultius Extensius Sostenibles; Genòmica i Biotecnologia
      A collection of 172 durum wheat landraces from 21 Mediterranean countries and 20 modern cultivars were phenotyped in 6 environments for 14 traits including phenology, biomass, yield and yield omponents. ...
    • CXCR4+-targeted protein nanoparticles produced in the food-grade bacterium Lactococcus lactis 

      Cano-Garrido, Olivia; Céspedes, María Virtudes; Unzueta, Ugutz; Saccardo, Paolo; Roldán, Mònica; Sánchez-Chardi, Alejandro; Cubarsi, Rafael; Vázquez, Esther; Mangues, Ramon; García-Fruitós, Elena; Villaverde, Antonio (Nanomedicine, 2016-08-16) Producció de Remugants
      Aim: Lactococcus lactis is a Gram-positive (endotoxin-free) food-grade bacteria exploited as alternative to Escherichia coli for recombinant protein production. We have explored here for the first time ...
    • Expression-based GWAS identifies variants, gene interactions and key regulators affecting intramuscular fatty acid content and composition in porcine meat 

      Puig-Oliveras, Anna; Revilla, Manuel; Castelló, Anna; Fernández, Ana I.; Folch, Josep M.; Ballester, Maria (Scientific Reports, 2016-08-18) Genètica i Millora Animal
      The aim of this work is to better understand the genetic mechanisms determining two complex traits affecting porcine meat quality: intramuscular fat (IMF) content and its fatty acid (FA) composition. ...
    • Short communication: Emergence of a new race of leaf rust with combined virulence to Lr14a and Lr72 genes on durum wheat 

      Soleiman, Nour H.; Solis, Ignacio; Soliman, Mahmoud H.; Sillero, Josefa C.; Villegas, Dolors; Alvaro, Fanny; Royo, Conxita; Serra, Joan; Ammar, Karim; Martinez-Moreno, Fernando (Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016-08-31) Cultius Extensius Sostenibles
      Leaf rust is a foliar disease caused by the fungus Puccinia triticina that may severely reduce durum wheat yield. Resistance to this pathogen is common in modern durum germplasm but is frequently based ...
    • Imaging technologies to study the composition of live pigs: a review 

      Carabús, Anna; Gispert, Marina; Font-i-Furnols, Maria (Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016-08-31) Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
      Image techniques are increasingly being applied to livestock animals. This paper overviews recent advances in image processing analysis for live pigs, including ultrasound, visual image analysis by ...
    • Treatment of swine manure: case studies in European’s N-surplus areas 

      García-González, Maria Cruz; Riaño, Berta; Teresa, Marta; Herrero, Eva; Ward, Alastair James; Provolo, Giorgio; Moscatelli, Giuseppe; Piccinini, Sergio; Bonmatí, August; Bernal, María Pilar; Wiśniewska, Hanna; Proniewicz, Marcin (Scientia Agricola, 2016-09) Sostenibilitat en Biosistemes
      In this study, eight different manure treatment plants were monitored. The plants were four on-farm and four centralized treatment plants, all of them at full-scale level. Assessment includes a total ...
    • Towards a standardization of biomethane potential tests 

      Holliger, Christof; Alves, Madalena; Andrade, Diana; Angelidaki, Irini; Astals, Sergi; Baier, Urs; Bougrier, Claire; Buffière, Pierre; Carballa, Marta; de Wilde, Vinnie; Ebertseder, Florian; Fernández, Belén; Ficara, Elena; Fotidis, Ioannis; Frigon, Jean-Claude; Fruteau de Laclos, Hélène; Ghasimi, Dara S. M.; Hack, Gabrielle; Hartel, Mathias; Heerenklage, Joern; Sarvari Horvath, Ilona; Jenicek, Pavel; Koch, Konrad; Krautwald, Judith; Lizasoain, Javier; Liu, Jing; Mosberger, Lona; Nistor, Mihaela; Oechsner, Hans; Oliveira, João Vítor; Paterson, Mark; Pauss, André; Pommier, Sébastien; Porqueddu, Isabella; Raposo, Francisco; Ribeiro, Thierry; Rüsch Pfund, Florian; Strömberg, Sten; Torrijos, Michel; van Eekert, Miriam; van Lier, Jules; Wedwitschka, Harald; Wierinck, Isabella (Water Science and Technology, 2016-09-19) Sostenibilitat en Biosistemes
      Production of biogas from different organic materials is a most interesting source of renewable energy. The biomethane potential (BMP) of these materials has to be determined to get insight in ...
    • Genome-Wide Differentiation of Various Melon Horticultural Groups for Use in GWAS for Fruit Firmness and Construction of a High Resolution Genetic Map 

      Nimmakayala, Padma; Tomason, Yan R.; Abburi, Venkata L.; Alvarado, Alejandra; Saminathan, Thangasamy; Vajja, Venkata G.; Salazar, Germania; Panicker, Girish K.; Levi, Amnon; Wechter, William P.; McCreight, James D.; Korol, Abraham B.; Ronin, Yefim; Garcia-Mas, Jordi; Reddy, Umesh K. (Frontiers in Plant Science, 2016-09-22) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
      Melon (Cucumis melo L.) is a phenotypically diverse eudicot diploid (2n = 2x = 24) has climacteric and non-climacteric morphotypes and show wide variation for fruit firmness, an important trait for ...
    • Physiological Basis and Transcriptional Profiling of Three Salt-Tolerant Mutant Lines of Rice 

      Domingo, Concha; Lalanne, Eric; Catalá, María M.; Pla, Eva; Reig-Valiente, Juan L.; Talón, Manuel (Frontiers in Plant Science, 2016-09-28) Cultius Extensius Sostenibles
      Salinity is a complex trait that affects growth and productivity in many crops, including rice. Mutation induction, a useful tool to generate salt tolerant plants, enables the analysis of plants with ...
    • Functional inclusion bodies produced in the yeast Pichia pastoris 

      Rueda, Fabián; Gasser, Brigitte; Sánchez‑Chardi, Alejandro; Roldán, Mònica; Villegas, Sandra; Puxbaum, Verena; Ferrer‑Miralles, Neus; Unzueta, Ugutz; Vázquez, Esther; Garcia‑Fruitós, Elena; Mattanovich, Diethard; Villaverde, Antonio (Microbial Cell Factories, 2016-10-01) Producció de Remugants
      Background: Bacterial inclusion bodies (IBs) are non‑toxic protein aggregates commonly produced in recombinant bacteria. They are formed by a mixture of highly stable amyloid‑like fibrils and releasable ...
    • Complex Particulate Biomaterials as Immunostimulant-Delivery Platforms 

      Torrealba, Débora; Seras-Franzoso, Joaquin; Mamat, Uwe; Wilke, Kathleen; Villaverde, Antonio; Roher, Nerea; Garcia-Fruitós, Elena (PLoS ONE, 2016-10-07) Producció de Remugants
      The control of infectious diseases is a major current challenge in intensive aquaculture. Most commercial vaccines are based on live attenuated or inactivated pathogens that are usually combined with ...
    • Environmental life cycle assessment of producing willow, alfalfa and straw from spring barley as feedstocks for bioenergy or biorefinery systems 

      Parajuli, Ranjan; Kristensen, Ib Sillebak; Knudsen, Marie Trydeman; Mogensen, Lisbeth; Corona, Andrea; Birkved, Morten; Peña, Nancy; Graversgaard, Morten; Dalgaard, Tommy (Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016-10-17) Sostenibilitat en Biosistemes
      The aim of this study is to assess the potential environmental impacts of producing maize, grass-clover, ryegrass, and straw from winter wheat as biomass feedstocks for biorefinery. The Life Cycle ...
    • Assessing the health status of managed honeybee colonies (HEALTHY-B): a toolbox to facilitate harmonised data collection 

      Miranda, Miguel Angel; Bicout, Dominique; Botner, Anette; Butterworth, Andrew; Calistri, Paolo; Depner, Klaus; Edwards, Sandra; Garin-Bastuji, Bruno; Good, Margaret; Gortazar Schmidt, Christian; Michel, Virginie; More, Simon; Nielsen, Søren Saxmose; Raj, Mohan; Sihvonen, Lisa; Spoolder, Hans; Stegeman, Jan Arend; Thulke, Hans H.; Velarde, Antonio; Willeberg, Preben; Winckler, Christoph (EFSA Journal, 2016-10-25) Benestar Animal
      Tools are provided to assess the health status of managed honeybee colonies by facilitating further harmonisation of data collection and reporting, design of field surveys across the European Union ...
    • Portable Electronic Tongue Based on Microsensors for the Analysis of Cava Wines 

      Giménez-Gómez, Pablo; Escudé-Pujol, Roger; Capdevila, Fina; Puig-Pujol, Anna; Jiménez-Jorquera, Cecilia; Gutiérrez-Capitán, Manuel (Sensors, 2016-10-27) Fructicultura
      Cava is a quality sparkling wine produced in Spain. As a product with a designation of origin, Cava wine has to meet certain quality requirements throughout its production process; therefore, the analysis ...
    • Characterization of stress coping style in Senegalese sole (Soleasenegalensis) juveniles and breeders for aquaculture 

      Ibarra-Zatarain, Z.; Fatsini, E.; Rey, S.; Chereguini, O.; Martin, I.; Rasines, I.; Alcaraz, C.; Duncan, N. (Royal Society Open Science, 2016-11-01) Aigües Marines i Continentals; Aqüicultura
      The aim of this work was to characterize stress coping styles of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) juveniles and breeders and to select an operational behavioural screening test (OBST) that can be ...
    • Genetic Diversity and Association Mapping for Agromorphological and Grain Quality Traits of a Structured Collection of Durum Wheat Landraces Including subsp. durum, turgidum and diccocon 

      Giraldo, Patricia; Royo, Conxita; González, Mirvana; Carrillo, Jose M.; Ruiz, Magdalena (PLoS ONE, 2016-11-15) Cultius Extensius Sostenibles
      Association mapping was performed for 18 agromorphological and grain quality traits in a set of 183 Spanish landraces, including subspecies durum, turgidum and dicoccon, genotyped with 749 DArT (Diversity ...