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  • Soft-tissue-mimicking using hydrogels for the development of phantoms 

    Tejo Otero, Aitor; Fenollosa i Artés, Felip; Achaerandio Puente, María Isabel; Rey Viñoles, Sergi; Buj Corral, Irene; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Engel López, Elisabeth (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-01-06)
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    With the currently available materials and technologies it is difficult to mimic the mechanical properties of soft living tissues. Additionally, another significant problem is the lack of information about the mechanical ...
  • Comparison of proximal remote sensing devices of vegetable crops to determine the role of grafting in plant resistance to Meloidogyne incognita 

    Hamdane, Yassine; García Romero, Adrián; Buchaillot, María Luisa; Araus Ortega, José Luís; Sanchez Bragado, Rut; Fullana Pons, Aïda Magdalena; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier; Kefauver, Shawn Carlisle (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-04-30)
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    Proximal remote sensing devices are novel tools that enable the study of plant health status through the measurement of specific characteristics, including the color or spectrum of light reflected or transmitted by the ...
  • Development of microscopic techniques for the visualization of plant–root-knot nematode interaction 

    Vernet Pérez, Helena; Fullana Pons, Aïda Magdalena; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier; Gualda Manzano, Emilio José (2022-04-26)
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    Plant-parasitic nematodes are a significant cause of yield losses and food security issues. Specifically, nematodes of the genus Meloidogyne can cause significant production losses in horticultural crops around the world. ...
  • Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Willingness to Consume Insect-Based Food Products in Catalonia 

    Khalil, Reine; Kallas, Zein; Haddarah, Amira; El Omar, Fawaz; Pujolà Cunill, Montserrat (2021-04-08)
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    Edible insects are being considered as a sustainable source of protein and are continuously appearing in markets in the West. The impact of COVID-19 on the willingness to consume (WTC) two products enriched with insect ...
  • Diet and exercise modulate gh-igfs axis, proteolytic markers and myogenic regulatory factors in juveniles of gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) 

    Perelló Amorós, Miquel; García Pérez, Isabel; Sánchez Moya, Albert; Innamorati, Arnau; Vélez, Emilio J.; Achaerandio Puente, María Isabel; Pujolà Cunill, Montserrat; Calduch Giner, Josep; Pérez Sánchez, Jaume; Fernández Borrás, Jaime; Blasco Mínguez, Josefina; Gutiérrez Fruitós, Joaquín (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-08-01)
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    The effects of exercise and diet on growth markers were analyzed in gilthead sea bream juveniles. Under voluntary swimming, fish fed with a high-lipid diet showed lower growth, growth hormone (GH) plasma levels, flesh ...
  • 3D printing technology: The new era for food customization and elaboration 

    Dankar, Iman; Haddarah, Amira; El Omar, Fawaz; Sepulcre Sánchez, Francesc; Pujolà Cunill, Montserrat (2018-05-01)
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    Digitalizing food using 3-Dimensional (3D) printing is an incipient sector that has a great potential of producing customized food with complex geometries, tailored texture and nutritional content.
  • Characterization of food additive-potato starch complexes by FTIR and X-ray diffraction 

    Dankar, Iman; Haddarah, Amira; El Omar, Fawaz; Pujolà Cunill, Montserrat; Sepulcre Sánchez, Francesc (2018-09-15)
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    Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) techniques were used to study the effect of four food additives, agar, alginate, lecithin and glycerol, at three different concentrations, 0.5, 1 ...
  • Microbiomes associated with infective stages of root-knot and lesion nematodes in soil 

    Elhady, A.; Giné Blasco, Ariadna; Topalovic, Olivera; Sorensen, E.R.; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier; Heuer, Holger (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2017-05-01)
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    Endoparasitic root-knot (Meloidogyne spp.) and lesion (Pratylenchus spp.) nematodes cause considerable damage in agriculture. Before they invade roots to complete their life cycle, soil microbes can attach to their cuticle ...
  • Effect of Citrullus amarus accessions on the population dynamics of Meloidogyne incognita and M. javanica and watermelon yield 

    García Mendívil, Helio Adán; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier (2021-01-03)
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    The aims of this study were to determine i) the effect of grafted watermelon cv. Sugar Baby onto C. amarus accessions BGV0005164 and BGV0005167 on M. incognita and M. javanica population growth estimated by means of the ...
  • Tomato and melon Meloidogyne resistant rootstocks improve crop yield but melon fruit quality is influenced by the cropping season 

    Expósito Creo, Alejandro; Pujolà Cunill, Montserrat; Achaerandio Puente, María Isabel; Giné Blasco, Ariadna; Escudero Benito, Nuria; Fullana Pons, Aïda Magdalena; Cunquero Navarro, Marina; Loza Álvarez, Pablo; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier (2020-11-05)
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    Four rotation sequences consisting of ungrafted tomato cv. Durinta – melon cv. Paloma or tomato grafted onto the resistant rootstock ‘Aligator’ – melon grafted onto the resistant Cucumis metuliferus accession BGV11135, and ...
  • Bacillus firmus strain I-1582, a nematode antagonist by itself and through the plant 

    Ghahremani, Zahra; Escudero Benito, Nuria; Beltran Anadón, Daniel; Saus Martínez, Ester; Cunquero, Marina; Andilla, Jordi; Loza Álvarez, Pablo; Gabaldón Estevan, Toni; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier (2020-08-10)
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    Bacillus firmus I-1582 is approved in Europe for the management of Meloidogyne on vegetable crops. However, little information about its modes of action and temperature requirements is available, despite the effect of ...
  • Creation and validation of a temperature-based phenology model for meloidogyne incognita on common bean 

    Giné Blasco, Ariadna; Monfort, Patricia; Sorribas Royo, Francisco Javier (2021-01-26)
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    The thermal requirements of Meloidogyne incognita on Phaseolus vulgaris in a set of constant soil temperatures were determined and the phenology model was validated at fluctuating soil temperatures. The base temperature ...

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