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  • Extended methane mitigation capacity of a mid-season drainage beyond the rice growing season: a case in Spain 

    Martínez-Eixarch, Maite; Beltrán-Miralles, Manuel; Guéry, Sébastien; Alcaraz, Carles (Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2022-08-05) Aigües Marines i Continentals
    Rice cultivation is a major source of methane (CH4) emissions. Intermittent irrigation systems in rice cultivation, such as the mid-season drainage (MSD), are effective strategies to mitigate CH4 emissions ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Research Note: Persistent Salmonella problems in slaughterhouses related to clones linked to poultry companies 

    Marin, C.; Cerdà-Cuéllar, M.; González-Bodi, S.; Lorenzo-Rebenaque, L.; Vega, S. (Poultry Science, 2022-05-21) Sanitat Animal
    Salmonellosis remains one of the main foodborne zoonoses in Europe, with poultry products as the main source of human infections. The slaughterhouse has been identified as a potential source for Salmonella ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Changes in durum wheat root and aerial biomass caused by the introduction of the Rht-B1b dwarfing allele and their effects on yield formation 

    Subira, Joan; Ammar, Karim; Álvaro, Fanny; García del Moral, Luis F.; Dreisigacker, Susanne; Royo, Conxita (Plant and Soil, 2016-01-27) Cultius Extensius Sostenibles
    Aims This study aimed to quantify the changes in root and aerial biomass of durum wheat brought about by the introduction of the Rht-B1b dwarfing allele and their effects on yield formation. Methods A ...
  • Crossbreeding effects on rabbit reproduction from four maternal lines of rabbits 

    Ragab, M.; Sánchez, J.P.; Mínguez, C.; Baselga, M. (Animal, 2016-01-07) Genètica i Millora Animal
    Litter size is essential for an efficient production of rabbit meat. A diallel cross between four maternal lines was carried out and the analysis of the components of litter size has been already done. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Ecodesign of new circular economy scheme for Brewer's side streams 

    Iñarra, B.; San Martin, D.; Ramos, S.; Cidad, M.; Estévez, A.; Fenollosa, R.; Martinez, J.M.; Ferdinando, A.; De Smet, A.M.; Zufía, J. (Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy, 2022-05-25) Aqüicultura
    When designing a new circular economy system, many aspects must be considered in order to benefit from all possible environmental improvements. The selection of the right market or use of the resulting ...
  • Multi‑breed and multi‑trait co‑association analysis of meat tenderness and other meat quality traits in three French beef cattle breeds 

    Ramayo‑Caldas, Yuliaxis; Renand, Gilles; Ballester, Maria; Saintilan, Romain; Rocha, Dominique (Genetics Selection Evolution, 2016-04-23) Genètica i Millora Animal
    Background: Studies to identify markers associated with beef tenderness have focused on Warner–Bratzler shear force (WBSF) but the interplay between the genes associated with WBSF has not been explored. ...
  • A proposal of nitrogen balance in a very high density olive orchard 

    Belguerri, H.; Villar, J.M.; Pascual, M.; Fatmi, A.; Amadeu, A.; Rufat, J. (Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, 2016-05-01) Ús Eficient de l'Aigua en Agricultura
    The nitrogen (N) balance was estimated in a very high density olive orchard in north- east of Spain, in order to calculate the inputs and outputs of N related to tree response and soil nitrogen availability. ...
  • Pathogenic Yet Environmentally Friendly? Black Fungal Candidates for Bioremediation of Pollutants 

    Blasi, Barbara; Poyntner, Caroline; Rudavsky, Tamara; Prenafeta-Boldú, Francesc X.; de Hoog, Sybren; Tafer, Hakim; Sterflinger, Katja (Geomicrobiology Journal, 2016-02-25) Sostenibilitat en Biosistemes
    A collection of 163 strains of black yeast-like fungi from the CBS Fungal Biodiversity Center (Utrecht, The Netherlands), has been screened for the ability to grow on hexadecane, toluene and ...
  • cmv1 is a gate for Cucumber mosaic virus transport from bundle sheath cells to phloem in melon 

    Guiu-Aragonés, Cèlia; Sánchez-Pina, María Amelia; Díaz-Pendón, Juan Antonio; Peña, Eduardo J.; Heinlein, Manfred; Martín-Hernández, Ana Montserrat (Molecular Plant Pathology, 2015-12-09) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
    Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) has the broadest host range among plant viruses, causing enormous losses in agriculture. In melon, strains of subgroup II are unable to establish a systemic infection in the ...
  • Predation by Macrolophus pygmaeus (Hemiptera: Miridae) on Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae): Influence of prey age/size and predator’s intraspecific interactions 

    Durán Prieto, Juliana; Trotta, Vincenzo; Fanti, Paolo; Castañé, Cristina; Battaglia, Donatella (European Journal of Entomology, 2016-01-08) Protecció Vegetal Sostenible
    Macrolophus pygmaeus (Hemiptera: Miridae) is an important predator of pests of horticultural crops and here its ability as a predator of Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) is addressed for the ...
  • LC-MS/MS Detection of Karlotoxins Reveals New Variants in Strains of the Marine Dinoflagellate Karlodinium veneficum from the Ebro Delta (NW Mediterranean) 

    Krock, Bernd; Busch, Julia A.; Tillmann, Urban; García-Camacho, Francisco; Sánchez-Mirón, Asterio; Gallardo-Rodríguez, Juan J.; López-Rosales, Lorenzo; Andree, Karl B.; Fernández-Tejedor, Margarita; Witt, Matthias; Cembella, Allan D.; Place, Allen R. (Marine Drugs, 2017-12-18) Aigües Marines i Continentals; Aqüicultura
    A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method was developed for the detection and quantitation of karlotoxins in the selected reaction monitoring (SRM) mode. This novel method was ...
  • Genome and transcriptome analysis of the Mesoamerican common bean and the role of gene duplications in establishing tissue and temporal specialization of genes 

    Vlasova, Anna; Capella-Gutiérrez, Salvador; Rendón-Anaya, Martha; Hernández-Oñate, Miguel; Minoche, André E.; Erb, Ionas; Câmara, Francisco; Prieto-Barja, Pablo; Corvelo, André; Sanseverino, Walter; Westergaard, Gastón; Dohm, Juliane C.; Pappas Jr, Georgios J.; Saburido-Alvarez, Soledad; Kedra, Darek; Gonzalez, Irene; Cozzuto, Luca; Gómez-Garrido, Jessica; Aguilar-Morón, María A.; Andreu, Nuria; Aguilar, O. Mario; Garcia-Mas, Jordi; Zehnsdorf, Maik; Vázquez, Martín P.; Delgado-Salinas, Alfonso; Delaye, Luis; Lowy, Ernesto; Mentaberry, Alejandro; Vianello-Brondani, Rosana P.; García, José Luís; Alioto, Tyler; Sánchez, Federico; Himmelbauer, Heinz; Santalla, Marta; Notredame, Cedric; Gabaldón, Toni; Herrera-Estrella, Alfredo; Guigó, Roderic (Genome Biology, 2016-02-25) Genòmica i Biotecnologia
    Background: Legumes are the third largest family of angiosperms and the second most important crop class. Legume genomes have been shaped by extensive large-scale gene duplications, including an ...

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