Quantification of loss in oil seed rape yield caused by delayed sowing date in a Mediterranean environment.

Rapeseed acreage has been increasing fast in the last few decades and cultivated areas have expanded into lower latitudes because of the high value of its seed. This work evaluates the effect of date of sowing and nitrogen (N) fertilization on crop productivity and N use efficiency in a Mediterranean environment. in Archives of Agronomy...

A colza pode dinamizar o setor arvense de sequeiro

Enquadramento do Sector arvense de sequeiro. Importância da colza como matéria prima para a produção de biocombustível. Escolha das cultivares, fertilização azotada, Época de sementeira, proteção fitossanitária e colheita. in Vida Rural Julho/Agosto 2013: 34-36. Leia o trabalho completo aqui.

Ensaios com cultivares de colza de Inverno, doses de azoto e profundidades de sementeira em Trás-os-Montes.

Durante as estações de crescimento de 2007/08 e 2008/09 foram conduzidos ensaios de campo com variedades de Inverno de colza na Quinta de Sta. Apolónia em Bragança. in Revista de Ciências Agrárias XXXIII (2): 27-39. Leia o trabalho completo aqui.

LCA of sunflower oil addressing alternative land use change scenarios and practices

Sunflower oil is one of the leading food oils, recently also used for biodiesel production, mainly in southern European countries. This paper presents a Life-Cycle Assessment of sunflower oil produced in Portugal. Two alternative agriculture practices (irrigated and non-irrigated cultivation) were assessed. Leia o trabalho completo aqui.

Screening of worldwide cowpea collection to drought tolerant at a germination stage

The main objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of drought on seed germination and seedling emergence of cowpea genotypes, in order to screen the most tolerant genotypes. in Scientia Horticulturae, Volume 247: 107-115. Leia o trabalho completo aqui.