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2021

de Souza, R., Buchhart, C., Heil, K., Plass, J., Padilla, F.M., Schmidhalter, U. 2021. Effect of time of day and sky conditions on different vegetation indices calculated from active and passive sensors and images taken from UAV. Remote Sensing 13(9): 1691.

Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Padilla, F.M., Rodríguez, A., Thompson, R.B. 2021. Use of a portable rapid analysis system to measure nitrate concentration of nutrient and soil solution, and plant sap in greenhouse vegetable production. Agronomy 11(5): 819.

Rodríguez, A., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Padilla, F.M., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2021. Petiole sap nitrate concentration to assess crop nitrogen status of greenhouse sweet pepper. Scientia Horticulturae 285: 110157.

Grasso, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Padilla, F.M. 2021. Tillage effects on soil properties, crop responses and rooting pattern of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum) grown in soil in greenhouse. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 19(2): e0902.

Usero, F.M., Armas, C., Morillo, J.A., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Pugnaire, F.I. 2021. Effects of soil microbial communities associated to different soil fertilization practices on tomato growth in intensive greenhouse agriculture. Applied Soil Ecology 162: 103896.

Gallardo, M., Cuartero, J., Andújar de la Torre, L., Padilla, F.M., Segura, M.L., Thompson, R.N. 2021. Modelling nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and magnesium uptake, and uptake concentration, of greenhouse tomato with the VegSyst model. Scientia Horticulturae 279: 109862.

2020

Rodríguez, A., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Padilla, F.M., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Soil monitoring methods to assess immediately available soil N for fertigated sweet pepper. Agronomy 10(12): 2000.

Grasso, R., de Souza, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Padilla, F.M. 2020. Root and crop responses of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum) to increasing N fertilization. Scientia Horticulturae 273: 109645.

Incrocci, L., Thompson, R.B., Fernandez-Fernandez, M.D., De Pascale, S., Pardossi, A., Stanghellini, C., Rouphael, Y., Gallardo, M. 2020. Irrigation management of European greenhouse vegetable crops. Agricultural Water Management 242: 106393.

Padilla, F.M., Farneselli, M., Gianquinto, G., Tei, F., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Monitoring nitrogen status of vegetable crops and soils for optimal nitrogen managementAgricultural Water  Management 240: 106356. 

Gallardo, M., Elia, A., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Decision support systems and models for aiding irrigation and nutrient management of vegetable crops. Agricultural Water Management 240: 106209.

Thompson, R.B., Incrocci, L., van Ruijven, J., Massa, D. 2020. Reducing contamination of water bodies from European vegetable production systems. Agricultural Water Management 240: 106258.

Martínez-Gaitán, C., Granados, M.R., Fernández, M.D., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Recovery of 15N labeled nitrogen fertilizer by fertigated and drip irrigated greenhouse vegetable crops. Agronomy 10(5): 741.

Rodríguez, A., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., de Souza, R., Padilla, F.M., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Sweet pepper and nitrogen supply in greenhouse production: Critical nitrogen curve, agronomic responses and risk of nitrogen loss. European Journal of Agronomy 117: 126046.

de Souza, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Padilla, F.M. 2020. Assesing performance of vegetation indices to estimate nitrogen nutrition index in pepper. Remote Sensing 12(5): 763.

de Souza, R., Grasso, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Padilla, F.M. 2020. Effect of cultivar on chlorophyll meter and canopy reflectance measurements in cucumber. Sensors 20(2): 509.

Gallardo, M., Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., de Souza, R., Rodríguez, A., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Crop response of greenhouse soil-grown cucumber to total available N in a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone. European Journal of Agronomy 114: 125993.

2019

de Souza, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Grasso, R., Padilla, F.M. 2019. The use of chlorophyll meters to assess crop N status and derivation of sufficiency values for sweet pepper. Sensors 19(13): 2949.

Suárez-Rey, E.M., Gallardo, M., Romero-Gámez, M., Giménez, C., Rueda, F.J. 2019. Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis in agro-hydrological modelling of drip fertigated lettuce crops under Mediterranean conditions. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 162: 630-650.

Wang, A., Gallardo, M., Zhao, W., Zhang, Z., Miao, M. 2019. Yield, nitrogen uptake and nitrogen leaching of tunnel greenhouse grown cucumber in a shallow groundwater region. Agricultural Water Management 217: 73-80.

Padilla, F.M., de Souza, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Grasso, R., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2019. Influence of time of day on measurement with chlorophyll meters and canopy reflectance sensors of different crop N status. Precision Agriculture 20(6): 1087-1106.

Giménez, C., Thompson, R.B., Prieto, M.H., Suárez-Rey, E., Padilla, F.M., Gallardo, M. 2019. Adaptation of the VegSyst model to outdoor conditions for leafy vegetables and processing tomatoAgricultural Systems 171: 51-64.

2018

Padilla, F.M., de Souza, R., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Thompson, R.B. 2018. Different responses of various chlorophyll meters to increasing nitrogen supply in sweet pepper. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 1752.

Padilla, F.M., Gallardo, M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., de Souza, R., Thompson, R.B. 2018. Proximal optical sensors for nitrogen management of vegetable crops: A review. Sensors 18(7): 2083.

Padilla, F.M., Gallardo, M., Manzano-Agugliaro, F. 2018. Global trends in nitrate leaching research in the 1960-2017 period. Science of the Total Environment 643: 400-413.

De Pascale, S., Rouphael, Y., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2018. Water and fertilization management of vegetables: state of art and future challenges. European Journal of Horticultural Science 83(5): 306-318.

Hafner, S.D., Pacholski, A., Bittman, S., Burchill, W., Bussink, W., Chantigny, M., Carozzi, M., Génermont, S., Häni, C., Hansen, M.N., Huijsmans, J., Hunt, D., Kupper, T., Lanigan, G., Loubet, B., Misselbrook, T., Meisinger, J.J., Neftel, A., Nyord, T., Pedersen, S.V., Sintermann, J., Thompson, R.B. 2018. The ALFAM2 database on ammonia emission from field-applied manure: Description and illustrative analysis. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 258: 66-79.

Soto, F., Thompson, R.B., Granados, M.R., Martínez-Gaitán, C., Gallardo, M. 2018. Simulation of agronomic and nitrate pollution related parameters in vegetable cropping sequences in Mediterranean greenhouses using the EU-Rotate_N model. Agricultural Water Management 199: 175-189.

2017

Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Fernández, M.D., del Moral, F., Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M. 2017. Responses of soil properties, crop yield and root growth to improved irrigation and N fertilization, soil tillage and compost addition in a pepper crop. Scientia Horticulturae 225: 422-430.

Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Thompson, R.B. 2017. Derivation of sufficiency values of a chlorophyll meter to estimate cucumber nitrogen status and yield. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 141: 54-64.

Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2017. Determination of sufficiency values of canopy reflectance vegetation indices for maximum growth and yield of cucumber. European Journal of Agronomy 84: 1-15.

2016

Suárez-Rey, E.M., Romero-Gámez, M., Giménez, C., Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M. 2016. Use of EU-Rotate_N and CropSyst models to predict yield, growth and water and N dynamics of fertigated leafy vegetables in a Mediterranean climate and to determine N fertilizer requirements. Agricultural Systems 149: 150-164.

Gallardo, M., Fernández, M.D., Giménez, C., Padilla, F.M., Thompson, R.B. 2016. Revised VegSyst model to calculate dry matter production, critical N uptake and ETc of several vegetable species grown in Mediterranean greenhouses. Agricultural Systems 146: 30-43.

Giménez, C., Stöckle, C.O., Suárez-Rey, E.M., Gallardo, M. 2016. Crop yields and N losses tradeoffs in a garlic-wheat rotation in southern Spain. European Journal of Agronomy 73: 160-169.

Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Galllardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2016. Proximal optical sensing of cucumber crop N status using chlorophyll fluorescence indices. European Journal of Agronomy 73: 83-97.

2015

Peña-Fleitas, T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Farneselli, M., Padilla, F.M. 2015.  Assessing crop N status of fertigated vegetable crops using plant and soil monitoring techniques. Annals of Applied Biology 167: 387-405. (Open Access)

Soto, F., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Peña-Fleitas, T., Padilla, F.M. 2015. Consideration of total available N supply reduces N fertilizer requirement and potential for nitrate leaching loss in tomato production. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 200: 62-70.

Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2015. Threshold values of canopy reflectance indices and chlorophyll meter readings for optimal nitrogen nutrition of tomato. Annals of Applied Biology 166: 271-285.

2014

Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, T., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2014. Evaluation of optical sensor measurements of canopy reflectance and of leaf flavonols and chlorophyll contents to assess crop nitrogen status of muskmelon. European Journal of Agronomy 58: 39-52.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Giménez, C., Padilla, F.M., Stöckle, C. 2014. Prototype decision support system based on the VegSyst simulation model to calculate crop N and water requirements for tomato under plastic cover. Irrigation Science 32: 237-253.

Soto, F., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Peña-Fleitas, T., Thompson, R.B. 2014. Simulation of tomato growth, water and N dynamics using the EU-Rotate_N model in Mediterranean greenhouses with drip irrigation and fertigation. Agricultural Water Management 132: 46-59.

2013

Granados, M.R., Thompson, R.B., Fernández, M.D., Martínez-Gaitán, C., Gallardo, M. 2013. Prescriptive-corrective nitrogen and irrigation management of fertigated and drip-irrigated vegetable crops using modeling and monitoring approaches. Agricultural Water Management 119: 121-134.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Rodríguez, J.S., Sánchez, J.A., Magán, J.J. 2013. Effect of N uptake concentration on nitrate leaching from tomato grown in free-draining soilless culture under Mediterranean conditions. Scientia Horticulturae 150: 387-398.

Giménez, C., Gallardo, M., Martínez-Gaitán, C., Stöckle, C.O., Thompson, R.B., Granados, M.R. 2013. VegSyst, a simulation model of daily crop growth, nitrogen uptake and evapotranspiration for pepper crops for use in an on-farm decision support system. Irrigation Science 31: 465-477.

2011

Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Martínez-Gaitán, C., Stöckle, C.O., Thompson, R.B., Granados, M.R. 2011. Evaluation of the VegSyst model with muskmelon to simulate crop growth, nitrogen uptake and evapotranspiration. Agricultural Water Management 101: 107-117.

2010

Fernández, M.D., Bonachela, S., Orgaz, F., Thompson, R., López, J.C., Granados, M.R., Gallardo, M., Fereres, E. 2010. Measurement and estimation of plastic greenhouse reference evapotranspiration in a Mediterranean climate. Irrigation Science 28: 497-509.

2009

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Rodríguez, J.S., Rodríguez, F., Fernández, M.D., Sánchez, J.A., Magán, J.J. 2009. Simulation of transpiration, drainage, N uptake, nitrate leaching, and N uptake concentration in tomato grown in open substrate. Agricultural Water Management 96: 1773-1784.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Joya, M., Segovia, C., Martínez-Gaitán, C., Granados, M.R. 2009. Evaluation of rapid analysis systems for on-farm nitrate analysis in vegetable cropping. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research 7: 200-211.

2008

Magán, J.J., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Lorenzo, P. 2008. Effect of salinity on fruit yield and quality of tomato grown in soil-less culture in greenhouses in Mediterranean climatic conditions. Agricultural Water Management 95: 1041-1055.

2007

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Fernández, M.D., Valdez, L.C., Martínez-Gaitán, C. 2007. Salinity effects on soil moisture measurement made with a capacitance sensor. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71: 1647-1657.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Valdez, L.C., Fernández, M.D. 2007. Determination of lower limits for irrigation management using in situ assessments of apparent crop water uptake made with volumetric soil water content sensors. Agricultural Water Management 92: 13-28.

Thompson, R.B., Martínez-Gaitan, C., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Fernández, M.D. 2007. Identification of irrigation and N management practices that contribute to nitrate leaching loss from an intensive vegetable production system by use of a comprehensive survey. Agricultural Water Management 89: 261-274.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Valdez, L.C., Fernández, M.D. 2007. Using plant water status to define threshold values for irrigation management of vegetable crops using soil moisture sensors. Agricultural Water Management 88: 147-158.

2006

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Valdez, L.C., Fernández, M.D. 2006. Response of stem diameter variations to water stress in greenhouse-grown vegetable crops. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 81: 483-495.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Valdez, L.C., Fernández, M.D. 2006. Use of stem diameter variations to detect plant water stress in tomato. Irrigation Science 24: 241-255.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Agüera, T., Valdez, L.C., Fernández, M.D. 2006. Evaluation of the Watermark sensor for use with drip irrigated vegetable crops. Irrigation Science 24: 185-202.

2005

Orgaz, F., Fernández, M.D., Bonachela, S., Gallardo, M., Fereres, E. 2005. Evapotranspiration of horticultural crops in an unheated plastic greenhouse. Agricultural Water Management 72: 81-96.

Fernández, M.D., Gallardo, M., Orgaz, F., Fereres, E. 2005. Water use and production of a greenhouse pepper crop under optimum and limited water supply. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 80: 87-96.

2004

Thompson, R.B., Meisinger, J.J. 2004. Gaseous nitrogen losses and ammonia volatilization measurement following land application of cattle slurry in the Mid-Atlantic region of the USA. Plant and Soil 266: 231–246.

2002

Thompson, R.B., Meisinger, J.J. 2002. Management factors affecting ammonia volatilization from cattle slurry following land application in the mid-Atlantic USA. Journal of Environmental Quality 31: 1329–1338.

Thompson, R. B., Fillery, I.R.P. 2002. Mineralisation of nitrogen contained in mature subterranean clover, capeweed and annual ryegrass and subsequent nitrogen use by wheat in dryland farming systems. Australian Journal of Soil Research 40: 299–315.

2001

Meisinger, J.J., Lefcourt, A.M., Thompson, R.B. 2001. Construction and validation of small mobile wind tunnels for studying ammonia volatilization. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 17: 375–381.

1999

Van Kessel, J.S., Thompson, R.B. Reeves, J.B. 1999. Rapid on-farm analysis of manure nutrients using quick tests. Journal of Production Agriculture 12: 215–224.

Nogales, R. Melgar, R., Guerrero, A., Lozada, G., Elvira, C., Thompson, R., Gomez, M. 1999. Growth and reproduction of Eisenia andrei in dry olive cake mixed with other organic wastes. Pedobiologia 43: 1–9.

Nogales, R., Elvira, C., Benítez, E., Thompson, R., Gomez, M. 1999. Feasibility of vermicomposting dairy biosolids using a new system to avoid earthworm toxicity. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes 34: 151–169.

Thompson, R.B., Nogales, R. 1999. Nitrogen and carbon mineralization in soil of vermi-composted and unprocessed dry olive cake (“orujo seco”) produced from two-stage centrifugation for olive oil extraction. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes 34: 917–928.

1998

Thompson, R.B., Fillery, I.R.P. 1998. Fate of urea-N in urine deposited on pasture in south Western Australia at different times of the year. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 49: 495–510.

Nogales, R., Thompson, R., Calmet, A., Benítez, E., Gomez, M., Elvira, C. 1998. Feasibility of vermicomposting residues from olive oil production obtained using two-stage centrifugation. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering 33: 1491–1506.

1997

Thompson, R.B., Morse, D., Kelling, K., Lanyon, L. 1997. Computer programs that calculate manure application rates. Journal of Production Agriculture 10: 58–69.

Thompson, R.B., Fillery, I.R.P. 1997. Transformation in soil and turnover to wheat of nitrogen from components of grazed pasture in south Western Australia. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 48: 1033–1047.

1996

Gallardo, M., Eastham, J., Gregory, P.J., Turner, N.C. 1996. A comparison of plant hydraulic conductances in wheat and lupins. Journal of Experimental Botany 47: 233–239.

Gallardo, M., Snyder R.L., Schulbach , K., Jackson L.E. 1996. Crop growth and water use for lettuce. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (ASCE) 122: 354–361.

Gallardo, M., Jackson, L.E., Thompson, R.B. 1996. Shoot and root physiological responses to localized zones of soil moisture in cultivated and wild lettuce (Lactuca spp.). Plant, Cell and Environment 19: 1169–1178.

Gallardo, M. Jackson, L.E., Schulbach , K, Snyder, R.L., Thompson, R.B., Wyland, L.J. 1996. Production and water use in lettuces under variable water supply. Irrigation Science 122: 354–361.

Thompson, R.B. 1996. Using calcium carbide with the acetylene inhibition technique to measure denitrification in a sprinkler irrigated vegetable crop. Plant and Soil 179: 1–16.

Thompson, R.B. 1996. Pulse-labelling a cover crop with 13C to follow its decomposition in soil under field conditions. Plant and Soil 18: 49–55.

1995

Sparling, G., Murphy, D.V., Thompson, R.B., Fillery, I.R.P. 1996. Short-term net N mineralization from plant residues and gross and net N mineralization from soil organic-matter after rewetting of a seasonal dry soil. Australian Journal of Soil Research 33: 961–973.


Non-JCR Publications

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2020. Modelling greenhouse-grown vegetable crops for optimisation of irrigation and nitrogen management. Acta Horticulturae 1271: 241-256.

Thompson, R.B., Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Gallardo, M. 2020. Reducing nitrate leaching losses from vegetable production in Mediterranean greenhouses. Acta Horticulturae 1268: 105–118.

Magán, J.J., Gallardo, M., Fernández, M.D., García, M.L., Granados, M.R., Padilla, F.M., Thompson, R.B. 2019. Showcasing a fertigation management strategy for increasing water and nitrogen use efficiency in soil-grown vegetable crops in the FERTINNOWA project. Acta Horticulturae 1253: 17-24.

Padilla, F.M., de Souza, R., Peña, M.T., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Thompson, R.B. 2019. Diferente respuesta de saturación de varios medidores de clorofila a niveles crecientes de nitrógeno. Acta de Horticultura 82: 18-23.

Thompson, R.B., Voogt, W., Incrocci, L., Fink, M., de Neve, S. 2018. Strategies for optimal fertiliser management of vegetable crops in Europe. Acta Horticulturae 1192: 129-140.

Gallardo, M., Gimenez, C., Fernandez, M.D., Padilla, F.M., Thompson, R.B. 2018. Use of the VegSyst model to calculate crop N uptake and ETc of different vegetable species grown in Mediterranean greenhouses. Acta Horticulturae 1192: 105-112.

Padilla, F.M., Thompson, R.B., Peña, M.T., Gallardo, M. 2018. Reference values for phenological phases of chlorophyll meter readings and reflectance indices for optimal N nutrition of fertigated tomato. Acta Horticulturae 1192: 65-72.

Gallardo, M., Arrabal, F., Padilla, F.M., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Thompson, R.B. 2017. VegSyst-DSS software to calculate N and irrigation requirements for seven vegetable crops grown with fertigation in greenhouses in SE Spain. Acta Horticulturae 1182: 65-72.

De Pascale, S., Rouphael, Y., Pardossi, A., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2017. Recent advances in water and nutrient management of soil-grown crops in Mediterranean greenhouses. Acta Horticulturae 1170: 31-44.

Gallardo, M., Giménez, C., Fernández, M.D., Padilla, F.M., Thompson, R.B. 2017. Use of the VegSyst model to calculate crop N uptake and crop evapotranspiration of autumn- and spring-grown cucumber in Mediterranean greenhouses. Acta Horticulturae 1154: 47-54.

Giménez, C., García-López, T., Suárez-Rey, E.M., Gallardo, M., Stöckle, C.O. 2017. Adaptation of VegSyst model to open air lettuce crops to be used in a decision support system. Acta Horticulturae 1150: 379-384.

Thompson, R.B., Incrocci, L., Voogt, W., Pardossi, A., Magán, J.J. 2017. Sustainable irrigation and nitrogen management of fertigated vegetable crops. Acta Horticulturae 1150: 363-378.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Peña-Fleitas, M.T., Padilla, F.M., Soto, F. 2016. Efecto del nitrógeno sobre la producción de un cultivo de tomate en invernadero. Horticultura 327: 16-21.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2015. Software VegSyst-DSS para calcular la dosis de riego, necesidades de N y la concentración de N en fertirriego en cultivos hortícolas de invernadero. Horticultura 321: 16-21.

Peña, M.T., Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Padilla, F.M. 2015. Optimización de la fertilización nitrogenada en cultivos de invernadero con técnicas de monitorización en suelo y planta. Horticultura 321: 22-25.

Thompson, R.B., Padilla, F.M., Peña, M.T., Gallardo, M. 2014. Uso de sistemas de análisis rápidos para mejorar el manejo del nitrógeno en cultivos hortícolas. Horticultura 315: 26-32.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Padilla, F.M. 2014. Sistema de apoyo a la toma de decisiones basado en el modelo VegSyst para calcular la [N] en fertirriego en tomate de invernadero. Horticultura 313: 20-25.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Padilla, F.M. 2014. Hacia una fertilización más sostenible. Acta de Horticultura 66: 9-14.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Giménez, C., Padilla, F.M., Stöckle, C.O. 2014. Calibración del modelo VegSyst en tomate de invernadero y uso en un DSS para calcular la [N] en fertirriego. Actas de Horticultura 66: 103.106.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Fernández, M.D., López-Toral, J. 2006. Effect of applied N concentration in a fertigated vegetable crop on soil solution nitrate and nitrate leaching loss. Acta Horticulturae 700: 221–224.

Thompson, R.B., Martínez-Gaitán, C., López-Toral, J., Fernández, M. D., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C. 2006. Management factors contributing to nitrate leaching loss from a greenhouse-based intensive vegetable production system. Acta Horticulturae 700: 179–184.

Magán, J.J., Casas, E., Gallardo, M., Lorenzo, P., Thompson, R.B. 2005. Uptake concentrations of a tomato crop in different salinity conditions. Acta Horticulturae 697: 365-369.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Fernández, M.D. 2004. Irrigation scheduling of drip-irrigated vegetable crops grown in greenhouses using continuous soil moisture monitoring. Acta Horticulturae 664: 653–660.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Valdez, L.C., Pérez, C. 2004. Response of stem diameter to water stress in greenhouse-grown vegetable crops. Acta Horticulturae 664: 253–260.

Magán, J.J., Casas, E., Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Lorenzo P. 2003. Effects of increasing salinity on fruit development and growth of tomato grown in soil-less culture. Acta Horticulturae 609: 235–240.

Thompson, R.B., Gallardo, M., Giménez, C. 2002. Assessing risk of nitrate leaching from the horticultural industry of Almeria, Spain. Acta Horticulturae 571: 243–245.

Brañas, J., Lorenzo, P., Gallardo, M., Romojaro, F. 2001. Nutritional aspects affecting tomato quality in soilless culture. Acta Horticulturae 559: 509–515.

Fernández, M.D., Bonachela, S., Gallardo, M., Orgaz, F., Fereres, E. 2000. Irrigation scheduling for plastic greenhouse melon crops based on historical reference evapotranspiration data. Acta Horticulturae 559: 383–389.


Book and Book Chapters

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B. 2018. Uso de sensores de humedad en suelo para mejorar el manejo del riego en cultivos de invernadero. In: Mejora en la eficiencia del uso de agua y fertilizantes en agricultura (Gázquez, J.C., Coord.). Cajamar Caja Rural, Almería. 107-130 pp.

Granados, M.R., Thompson, R.B., Fernández, M.D., Gallardo, M. 2018. Manejo mejorado del riego y la fertilización mediante el uso de tensiómetros y sondas de succión en cultivos intensivos.In: Mejora en la eficiencia del uso de agua y fertilizantes en agricultura (Gázquez, J.C., Coord.). Cajamar Caja Rural, Almería. 169-179 pp.

Thompson, R.B., Fernández-Fernández, M.M., Cánovas Fernández, G., Gallardo, M. 2018. Aplicaciones prácticas de los sistemas de análisis rápidos de nutrientes para mejorar el manejo del nitrógeno en cultivos de invernadero.In: Mejora en la eficiencia del uso de agua y fertilizantes en agricultura (Gázquez, J.C., Coord.). Cajamar Caja Rural, Almería. 181-202 pp.

Thompson, R.B., Delcour, I., Berkmoes, E., Stavridou, E. (editores). 2018. The Fertigation Bible. 814p. ISBN: 978-1-5272-2327-1.

De Pascale, E., Barbieri, G., Rouphael, Y., Gallardo, M., Orsini, F., Pardossi, A., 2017. Irrigation management: challenges and opportunities. In: Good Agricultural Practices for Greenhouse Vegetable production in the South East European countries. FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 230, Rome, Italy. 79-104 pp.

Thompson, R.B., Tremblay, N., Fink, M., Gallardo, M., Padilla, F.M. 2017. Tools and strategies for sustainable nitrogen fertilisation of vegetable crops. In: Advances in research on fertilization management of vegetable crops (Tei, F., Nicola, S., Benincasa, P., Eds). Springer, Cham, Switzerland. pp. 11-63.

Gallardo, M., Thompson, R.B., Fernández, M.D. 2013. Water requirements and irrigation management in Mediterranean greenhouses: the case of the southeast coast of Spain. In: FAO-AGP and ISHS-CMPC  (Eds). "Good Agricultural Practices for Greenhouse Vegetable Crops: Principles for Mediterranean Climate Areas". pp. 109-136. FAO, Rome, Italy.

Fernández, M.D.,Thompson, R.B., Bonachela, S., Gallardo, M., Granados, R. 2012. Uso del agua de riego en los cultivos en invernadero. In: "Cuadernos de Estudios Agroalimentarios, CEA03". pp. 115-137. Fundación Cajamar, Almería. (in Spanish)

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