repositories = "SJAR: Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research"

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Salt tolerance of mango rootstocks (Magnifera indica L. cv. Osteen) Tolerancia a la salinidad de portainjertos de mango (Mangifera indica L. cv. Osteen)

Description: The aim of this work was to establish the criteria to determine the relative tolerance of mango rootstocks (Mangiferaindica L.) to high Cl- and Na+ concentrations present in irrigation water. Two rootstocks, Gomera-1 and Gomera-3 grafted with the cultivar Osteen, were subjected to study. Grafted pla...
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Infiltration of water in disturbed soil columns as affected by clay dispersion and aggregate slaking Efecto de la dispersión de arcillas y de la ruptura de agregados por humectación rápida sobre la infiltración del agua en colum nas de suelo alterado

Description: Soil crusting negatively affects the productivity and sustainability of irrigated agriculture, reducing water infiltration and plant emergence, and enhancing surface runoff and erosion. Clay dispersion and slaking of the aggregates at the soil surface are the main processes responsible for crusting....
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Spanish wines in the US market: What attributes do US consumers look for in Spanish wines?

Description: This paper analysed the impact of different attributes in Spanish quality wines on United States (US) demand behaviour. A hedonic price model was estimated in order to assess the values that US consumers give Spanish wines. The main results showed that the most influential factor on sale price was a...
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Alleviation of cadmium toxicity in cucumber (Cucumis sativus) seedlings by the application of selenium

Description: In the present study, the role of selenium in cadmium toxicity was investigated in cucumber seedlings by hydroponic experiments. The application of Se for cucumber exposed to Cd significantly reduced Cd accumulation in all tissues, elevated Cd-depressed chlorophyll content, and improved photosynthet...
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Pulling back the curtain on 'behind the border' trade costs: The case of EU-US agri-food trade

Description: With the rise of anti-free-trade sentiment on both sides of the Atlantic, there is a growing urgency by trade negotiators to conclude the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations. The harmonisation of non-tariff restrictions is a key component of the talks, whilst global m...
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Holstein-Friesian milk performance in organic farming in North Spain: Comparison with other systems and breeds

Description: Organic systems are highly dependent on the environment and require animals well adapted to local conditions. In Spain, organic dairy farmers are not satisfied with the productive performance of their herds and ask for technical advice to obtain suitable animals for organic systems. The milk product...
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Model of acceptance of a new type of beverage: application to natural sparkling red wine

Description: Wine is a traditional beverage with a saturated market, in which consumers are open to innovation. In this context, an innovative experience was launched to create a new natural sparkling red wine with a view to diversifying production and studying its acceptance. This paper uses an original accepta...
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A Real Option Analysis applied to the production of Arabica and Robusta Coffee in Ecuador

Description: The coffee market is distinguished for being volatile and uncertain in terms of domestic and international prices. Arabica and Robusta coffee are produced in 23 provinces of Ecuador. A decade-long decline of coffee production prompted the Ecuadorian government to launch a public program for replanti...
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Digital image analysis for the estimation of cracked areas and the soil shrinkage characteristic curve in clay soils amended with composted sewage sludge Análisis de imágenes digitales para la estimación del área de grietas y de la curva característica de contracción de suelos arcillosos enmendados con compost de lodos de depuradora

Description: The formation of cracks in clay soils is a physical process with important agricultural repercussions. The specific case occupying us refers to a dryland olive grove (Olea europaea) grown on a vertisol in the countryside of Córdoba (Spain). For two consecutive years, rates of 20 Mg ha-1 of composted...
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