• 2017

    Goicoechea N., Antolín M.C. (2017). Increased nutritional value in food crops. Microbial Biotechnology. Special Issue “The Contribution of Microbial Biotechnology to Sustainable Development Goals”  doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12764 

    Torres N., Hilbert G., Luquin J., Goicoechea N., Antolín M.C. (2017). Flavonoid and amino acid profiling on Vitis vinifera L. cv Tempranillo subjected to deficit irrigation under elevated temperatures. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 62: 51-62

  • 2016

    Bettoni M., Mogor A., Pauletti V., Goicoechea N., Aranjuelo I., Garmendia I. Nutritional quality and yield of onion as affected by different application methods and doses of humic substances. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 51: 37–44.

    Goicoechea N., Bettoni M.M., Fuertes-Mendizábal T., González-Murúa C., Aranjuelo I. Durum wheat quality traits affected by mycorrhizal inoculation, water availability and atmospheric CO2 concentration. Crop & Pasture Science 67(2) 147-155 

    Martínez-Lüscher J.,  Kizildeniz J., Vucetic V., Dai Z., Luedeling E., Van Leeuwen C., Gomès E., Pascual I., Irigoyen JJ., Morales F., Delrot S. sensitivity of grapevine phenology to water availability, temperature and CO2 concentration. Frontiers in Environmental Science Vol. 4 n. 48 

    Martínez-Lüscher J., Sánchez-Díaz M. , Delrot S. , Aguirreolea J. , Pascual I., Gomès E. Ultraviolet B alleviates the uncoupling effect of elevated CO2 and increased temperature on grape berry (Vitis vinifera cv. Tempranillo) anthocyanin and sugar accumulation. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research doi: 10.1111/ajgw.12213

    Morales F., Antolín M.C., Aranjuelo I., Goicoechea N., Pascual I. From vineyards to controlled environments in grapevine research: investigating responses to climate change scenarios using fruit-bearing cuttings. Theoretical and Experimental Plant Physiology 28: 171-191

    Tognon, G.B., Sanmartín, C., Alcolea, V., Cuquel, F.L. Y N. Goicoechea. Mycorrhizal inoculation and/or selenium application affect post-harvest performance of snapdragon flowers. Plant Growth Regulation 78: 389-400 

    Torres N., Goicoechea N., Morales F., Antolín  M.C. Berry quality and antioxidant properties in Vitis vinifera L. cv. Tempranillo as affected by clonal variability, mycorrhizal inoculation and temperature. Crop & Pasture Science, 67:961-977     

    Leibar U., Pascual, I., Morales, F., Unamunzaga O. (2016). Grape yield and quality responses to simulated year 2100 expected climatic conditions under different soil textures. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.8086

  • 2015

    Aranjuelo I., Erice G., Sanz-Sáez A., Abadie C., Gilard F., Gil E., Avice J-C., Staudinger C., Wienkoop S., Araus J.L., Bourguignon J.,. Irigoyen JJ. Tcherkez G. 2015. Differential CO2 effect on primary carbon metabolism of flag leaves in durum wheat (Triticum durum Desf.) Plant, Cell & Environment, 38(12): 2780-2794 

    Fabbrin E., Gogorcena Y., Mogor A.F., Garmendia I., Goicoechea N. Pearl millet growth and biochemical alterations determined by mycorrhizal inoculation, water availability and atmospheric CO2 concentration. Crop & Pasture Science, 66: 831–840

    Fiasconaro ML., Antolín MC., Lovato ME., Gervasio S., Martín CA. Study of fat compost from dairy industry wastewater as a new substrate for pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) crop. Scientia Horticulturae 193: 359–366 

    Goicoechea N., Garmendia I., Fabbrin E.G., Bettoni M.M., Palop J.A., Sanmartín C. Selenium fertilization and mycorrhizal technology may interfere in enhancing bioactive compounds in edible tissues of lettuces. Scientia Horticulturae 195 (2015) 163–172 

    Kizildeniz T., Mekni I., Santesteban H., Pascual I., Morales F., Irigoyen JJ. 2015. Effects of climate change including elevated CO2 concentration, temperature and water deficit on growth, water status, and yield quality of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars. Agricultural Water Management Agricultural Water Management 159 (2015) 155–164 

    Leibar U., Aizpurua A., Unamunzaga O., Pascual I., Morales F. How will climate change influence grapevine cv. Tempranillo photosynthesis under different soil textures? Photosynthesis Research (2015) 124:199–215

    Martínez-Lüscher J., Morales F., Sánchez-Díaz M., Delrot S., Aguirreolea J., Gomès E., Pascual I. Climate change conditions (elevated CO2 and temperature) and UV-B radiation affect grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv. Tempranillo) leaf carbon assimilation, altering fruit ripening rates. Plant Science, 236: 168–176 

    Martínez-Lüscher J., Morales F. Delrot S., Sánchez-Díaz M., Gomès E.,  Aguirreolea J., Pascual I. Characterization of the adaptive response of grapevine(cv. Tempranillo) to UV-B radiation under water deficit conditions. Plant Science 232 (2015) 13–22

    Neves T., Irigoyen J.J., García C., Nogués S., Aparicio-Tejo P.M., Aranjuelo I. Leaf d15N as a physiological indicator of the responsiveness of N2-fixing alfalfa plants to elevated [CO2], temperature and low water availability. Frontiers in Science, 6:574 

    Niculcea M., Martinez-Lapuente L., Guadalupe Z., Sánchez-Díaz M., Ayestarán B., Antolín M. C. Characterization of phenolic composition of Vitis vinifera L. ‘Tempranillo’ and ‘Graciano’ subjected to deficit irrigation during berry development. Vitis 54, 9–16 (2015)

    Salazar-Parra C., Aranjuelo I., Pascual I., Erice G., Sanz-Sáez A., Aguirreolea J., Sánchez-Díaz M., Irigoyen J.J., Araus J.L., Morales F.  Carbon balance, partitioning and photosynthetic acclimation in fruit-bearing grapevine (Vitis vinifera L. cv. Tempranillo) grown under simulated climate change (elevated CO2, elevated temperature and moderate drought) scenarios in temperature gradient greenhouses. Journal of Plant Physiology 174 (2015) 97–109 

    Torres N., Goicoechea N., Antolín M.C. (2015). Antioxidant properties of leaves from different accessions of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cv. Tempranillo after applying biotic and/or environmental modulator factors. Industrial Crops and Products 76: 77-85

  • 2014

    Baslam, M.; Qaddoury, A.; Goicoechea, N. Role of native and exotic mycorrhizal symbiosis to develop morphological, physiological and biochemical responses coping with water drought of date palm, Phoenix dactylifera. Trees 2014;28(1):161-172. 

    Baslam, M.; Antolín, M.C.; Gogorcena, Y.; Muñoz F.; Goicoechea, N. Changes in alfalfa forage quality and stem carbohydrates induced by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and elevated atmospheric CO2. Annals of Applied Biology 2014;164:190–199.

    Bettoni M.M., Mogor A.F., Pauletti V., Goicoechea N. Growth and metabolism of onion seedlings as affected by the application of humic substances, mycorrhizal inoculation and elevated CO2. Scientia Horticulturae 180: 227–235

    Erice G., Sanz-Sáez A., Aroca R., Ruíz-Lozano J. M., Avice J. Ch., Irigoyen J. J., Sánchez-Díaz M., Aranjuelo I. 2014. Photosynthetic down-regulation in N2 -fixing alfalfa under elevated CO2 alters rubisco content and decreases nodule metabolism via nitrogenase and tricarboxylic acid cycle. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 36: 2607-2617. 

    Erice G., Sanz-Sáez A., Urdiain A., Araus J. L., Irigoyen, J. J. Aranjuelo I. 2014. Harvest index combined with impaired N availability constrains the responsiveness of durum wheat to elevated CO2 concentration and terminal water stress. Functional Plant Biology 41: 1138-1147. 

    Goicoechea N., Baslam M., Erice G., Irigoyen J.J. Increased photosynthetic acclimation in alfalfa associated with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and cultivated in greenhouse under elevated CO2. Journal of Plant Physiology 171:  1774–1781

    Irigoyen J.J., Goicoechea N., Antolín M.C., Pascual I., Sánchez-Díaz M., Aguirreolea J., Morales F. Growth, photosynthetic acclimation and yield quality in legumes under climate change simulations: An updated survey. Plant Science, 226: 22-29

    Martínez-Lüscher J., Sánchez-Díaz M., Delrot S., Aguirreolea J., Pascual I., Gomès E. Ultraviolet-B Radiation and water deficit interact to alter flavonol and anthocyanin profiles in grapevine berries through transcriptomic regulation. Plant Cell Physiol. 55(11): 1925–1936 

    Martínez-Lüscher J., Torres N., Hilbert G., Richard T., Sánchez-Díaz M., Delrot S., Aguirreolea J., Pascual I., Gomès E. Ultraviolet-B radiation modifies the quantitative and qualitative profile of flavonoids and amino acids in grape berries. Phytochemistry, 102, 106-114

    Morales F, Pascual I., Sánchez-Díaz M., Aguirreolea J., Irigoyen J.J., Goicoechea N., Antolín M.C., Oyarzun M., Urdiain A. Methodological advances: Using greenhouses to simulate climate change scenarios. Plant Science,  226: 30-40

    Niculcea M., López J., Sánchez-Díaz M., Antolín M.C. Involvement of berry hormonal content in the response to pre- and post-veraison water deficit in different grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) cultivars. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 20: 281–291.

    Sanmartín C., Garmendia I., Romano B., Díaz M., Palop J.A., Goicoechea N. Mycorrhizal inoculation affected growth, mineral composition, proteins and sugars in lettuces biofortified with organic or inorganic selenocompounds. Scientia Horticulturae 180 (2014) 40–51

  • 2013

    Jiménez S, Dridi J, Gutiérrez D, Moret D, Irigoyen JJ, Moreno MA, Gogorcena Y. Physiological, biochemical and molecular responses in four Prunus rootstocks submitted to drought stress. Tree Physiology 2013;33(10):1061-1075.

    Baslam M, Garmendia I, Goicoechea N. The arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis can overcome reductions in yield and nutritional quality in greenhouse-lettuces cultivated at inappropriate growing seasons. Scientia Horticulturae 2013;164:145-154.

    Baslam M, Pascual I, Sánchez-Díaz M, Goicoechea N. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) as tools for improving the nutritional quality of crops. En: Benefitial Plant-Microbial Interactions: Ecology and Applications. Capítulo 16, págs. 388-412 ISBN 978-1-4665-8717-5

    Sanz-Sáez A, Erice G, Aranjuelo I, Aroca R, Ruíz-Lozano JM, Aguirreolea J, Irigoyen JJ, Sanchez-Diaz M. Photosynthetic and Molecular Markers of CO2-mediated Photosynthetic Downregulation in Nodulated Alfalfa. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 2013;55(8):721-734.

    Martínez-Lüscher J, Morales F, Delrot S, Sánchez-Díaz M, Gomés E, Aguirreolea J, Pascual I. Short- and long-term physiological responses of grapevine leaves to UV-B radiation. Plant Science 2013;213:114-122.

    Baslam M, Esteban R, García-Plazaola JI, Goicoechea N. Effectiveness of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) for inducing the accumulation of major carotenoids, chlorophylls and tocopherol in green and red leaf lettuces. Applied Microbiol Biotechnol 2013;97:3119-3128.

    Niculcea M., Martínez-Lapuente L., Guadalupe Z., Sánchez-Díaz, M., Ayestarán B., Antolín M.C. Effects of water deficit irrigation on hormonal content and nitrogen compounds in developing berries of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Tempranillo. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 2013;32(3):551-563.

    Carbonell-Bejerano P, Santa María E; Torres-Pérez R; Royo C; Lijavetzky D, Bravo G, Aguirreolea J, Sánchez-Díaz M, Antolín MC, Martínez-Zapater JM. Thermotolerance Responses in Ripening Berries of Vitis vinifera L. cv Muscat Hamburg. Plant and Cell Physiology 2013;54(7):1200-1216.

    Aranjuelo I, Sanz-Sáez A, Jáuregui I, Irigoyen JJ, Araus JL, Sánchez-Díaz M, Erice G. Harvest index, a parameter conditioning responsiveness of wheat plants to elevated CO2. Journal of Experimental Botany 2013;64(7):1879–1892.

    Fiasconaro M. L., Sánchez-Díaz M, Antolín M.C. (2013). Nitrogen metabolism is related to improved water-use efficiency of nodulated alfalfa grown with sewage sludge under drought. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 2013;176(1):110-117.

    Baslam M, Garmendia I, Goicoechea N.  Enhanced Accumulation of Vitamins, Nutraceuticals and Minerals in Lettuces Associated with Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF): A Question of Interest for Both Vegetables and Humans. Agriculture 2013;3(1):188-209.

    Baslam M, Morales F, Garmendia I, Goicoechea N. Nutritional quality of outer and inner leaves of green and red pigmented lettuces (Lactuca sativa L.) consumed as salads. Scientia Horticulturae 2013;151:103–111.

  • 2012

    Baslam M, Erice G, Goicoechea N. Impact of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and atmospheric CO2 concentration on the biomass production and partitioning in the forage legume alfalfa. Symbiosis 2012; 58(1-3):171-181.

    Erice G, Sanz-Sáez A, Aranjuelo I, Irigoyen JJ, Sánchez-Díaz M. Future environmental conditions will limit yield in N2 fixing alfalfa. En: Plant responses to drought stress. Capítulo 14. Pág. 363-382. ISBN 978-3-642-32652-3.

    Salazar-Parra C., Aguirreolea J., Sánchez-Díaz M., Irigoyen J.J., Morales F. Photosynthetic response of Tempranillo grapevine to climate change scenarios. Annals of Applied Biology 2012;161(3):277-292.

    Baslam M., Garmendia I., Goicoechea N. Elevated CO2 may impair the beneficial effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on the mineral and phytochemical quality of lettuce. Annals of applied biology 2012;161(2):180-191.

    Closa I., Goicoechea N. Above and below ground functional biology and management of beech forests: insights from a study in Spain. Environmental engineering and management journal 2012;11(5):1087-1100.

    Baslam M., Goicoechea N. Water deficit improved the capacity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) for inducing the accumulation of antioxidant compounds in lettuce leaves. Mycorrhiza 2012;22(5):347-359.

    Fiasconaro ML, Gogorcena Y, Muñoz F, Andueza D, Sánchez-Díaz M, Antolín MC.Effects of nitrogen source and water availability on stem carbohydrates and cellulosic bioethanol traits of alfalfa plants. Plant Science 2012;191-192:16-23.

    Sanz-Sáez A, Erice G, Aguirreolea J, Muñoz F, Sánchez-Díaz M, Irigoyen JJ. Alfalfa forage digestibility, quality and yield under future climate change scenarios vary with Sinorhizobium meliloti strain. Journal of Plant Physiology 2012;169(8):782-788.

    Sanz-Sáez A, Erice G, Aguirreolea J, Irigoyen JJ, Sánchez-Díaz M. Alfalfa yield under elevated CO2 and temperature depends on the Sinorhizobium strain and growth season. Environmental and Experimental Botany 2012;77:267-273.

    Salazar-Parra C., Aguirreolea J., Sánchez-Díaz M., Irigoyen JJ., Morales F. Climate change (elevated CO2, elevated temperature and moderate drought) triggers the antioxidant enzymes´response of grapevine cv. Tempranillo, avoiding oxidative damage. Physiologia Plantarum 2012;144(2):99-110.

  • 2011

    Azcona I., Pascual I., Aguirreolea J., Fuentes M., García-Mina JM., Sánchez-Díaz M. Growth and development of pepper are affected by humic substances derived from composted sludge. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 2011;174(6):916-924.

    Baslam M, Garmendia I, Goicoechea N. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) Improved Growth and Nutritional Quality of Greenhouse-Grown Lettuce. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2011;59(10):5504–5515.

    Baslam M., Pascual I., Sánchez-Díaz M., Erro J., García-Mina JF., Goicoechea N. Improvement of nutritional quality of greenhouse-grown lettuce by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi is conditioned by the source of phosphorus nutrition. J. Agric. food Chem. 2011;59(20):11129-11140.

    Erice G., Sanz-Sáez A., Aranjuelo I., Irigoyen JJ., Aguirreolea J., Avice JC., Sánchez-Díaz M. Photosynthesis, N2 fixation and taproot reserves during the cutting regrowth cycle of alfalfa under elevated CO2 and temperature. Journal of Plant Physiology 2011;168(17):2007-2014.

    Erice G., Louahlia S., Irigoyen JJ., Sánchez-Díaz M., Alami IT., Avice JC. Water use efficiency, transpiration and net CO2 exchange of four alfalfa genotypes submitted to progressive drought and subsequent recovery. Environmental and Experimental Botany 2011;72:123–130.

    Closa I., Goicoechea N. Infectivity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in naturally regenerating, unmanaged and clear-cut beech forests. Pedosphere 2011;21(1):65-74.


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