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Cover for Agrotis segetum (turnip moth)

EggsEggs are circular at the base (diameter 0.5 mm) and slightly compressed vertically. Each egg resembles a half-peeled orange because the surface...

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Cover for Alternaria dauci (leaf blight of carrot)

Neergaard (1945) gave a detailed description of A. dauci growing on various media. On MA, the aerial mycelium is cottony, often arranged in rings of...

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Cover for Actinidia deliciosa (kiwifruit)

Kiwifruit belong to the genus Actinidia, an Asian genus of some 70 species. All members are climbers or scramblers, dioecious, the ovary of female...

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Several studies have stressed the existence of agglomeration effects in organic farming. However, due to a different incentive framework, viticulture can be considered an exception in the light of this general evidence. Applying a spatial Durbin Bayesian probit model to census data for the area of...

Author(s)
Boncinelli, F.; Riccioli, F.; Casini, L.
Publisher
CIHEAM - Istituto Agronomico Mediterraneo, Bari, Italy
Citation
New Medit, 2017, 16, 2, pp 55-63
Abstract

In order to advance or delay grape ripening, colored covering plastic films with different radiometric properties are often used in table grape viticulture in South Italy. Covering films protect also clusters from adverse weather conditions, such as rain, hail and wind, and reduce damage of the...

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Tarricone, L.; Masi, G.; Amendolagine, A. M.; Gennaro, D. di; Gentilesco, G.; Vox, G.; Mugnozza, G. S.; Schettini, E.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1170, pp 1125-1132
Abstract

The effectiveness of organic farming for promoting biodiversity has been widely documented, yet most studies have been undertaken in temperate agroecosystems with a focus on birds, insects and plants. Despite the Mediterranean basin being a biodiversity hotspot for conservation priorities, the...

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Froidevaux, J. S. P.; Louboutin, B.; Jones, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 2017, 249, pp 112-122
Abstract

Up to date, many horticultural practices for fruit production were applied, which are the key technologies for the regulation and manipulation of fruit trees' physiology and pests. Any production system that aims in a long run for sustainability has aspects of ecological production. The system...

Author(s)
Shih, J. C.; Yu, J. Z.; Chen, S. P.; Shih, H. D.; Hsieh, T. F.
Publisher
International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Leuven, Belgium
Citation
Acta Horticulturae, 2017, No.1166, pp 137-142
Abstract

Background: Although table grape is one of the most cultivated and consumed fruits worldwide, no study has been reported on its geographical origin or agronomic practice based on stable isotope ratios. This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness of isotopic ratios (i.e. 2H/1H, 13C/12C, 15N/14N and ...

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Longobardi, F.; Casiello, G.; Centonze, V.; Catucci, L.; Agostiano, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 2017, 97, 10, pp 3173-3180

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