Juan Diego Castro

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Olive growing is a centenarian activity in Andalusia, Southern Spain. Andalusia holds the largest olive tree growing area in the world. In spite of the relevance of olive growing for the Mediterranean economy, the influence of soil biodiversity on olive crops has been seldom studied. We hypothesized that soil diversity must be well preserved because the(More)
This study shows that disturbance caused by cover-crop removal (CCR) in an organic olive orchard affects ground-spider populations. The effect of CCR on various organic olive-orchard plots was assessed by monitoring the abundance and diversity of ground-dwelling spiders. Covered plots in the organic olive orchard were compared with uncovered plots where the(More)
2006. Pollination ecology and seed production of Rhododendron ponticum in native and exotic habitats. Biodiv. Habitat fragmentation and population trends of the black and gold howler monkey (Al-ouatta caraya) in a semideciduous forest in northern Ar-gentina. Am. Introduction In the present study the presence of yeasts on the skin, and in the oral cavity and(More)
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