Regional Agricultural Research Center of Meknes : The scientific expertise serving regional agricultural development

The Regional Center for Agricultural Research in Meknes head office

The Regional Center for Agricultural Research in Meknes head office

The Regional Agricultural Research Center of Meknes is an institution with deep historical positioning that develops an up-to-date research strategy for the production of technologies, knowledge and methods. The research center accompanies the implementation of regional agricultural plans designed in the frame of the Green Morocco Plan in close partenership with the development stakeholders and the professionnal organizations.

A research mission focused on agricultural development

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Scientific article : Do model choice and sample ratios separately or simultaneously influence soil organic matter prediction?

JournalTitle : Do model choice and sample ratios separately or simultaneously influence soil organic matter prediction?

Autors : Kingsley John(1), Yassine Bouslihim(2), Kokei Ikpi Ofem (3), Lahcen Hssainid(4), Rachid Razouk(4), Paul Bassey Okon(3), Isong Abraham Isong(3), Prince Chapman Agyeman(1), Ndiye Michael Kebonye(1), Chengzhi Qine(5)

(1) Univ. Life Sciences, Czech Republic – (2) FST Settat, Maroc – (3) Univ. Calabar, Nigeria – (4) ARNI- RC Meknes – (5) IGSNR, China.

Journal : International Soil and Water Conservation Research (Elsevier), Publié en ligne le 28 December 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iswcr.2021.11.003. (https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2095633921001003)

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Scientific article : Soil Aggregate Stability Mapping Using Remote Sensing and GIS-Based Machine Learning Technique

FrontTitle : Soil Aggregate Stability Mapping Using Remote Sensing and GIS-Based Machine Learning Technique.

Autors : Y. Bouslihim(1,2), A. Rochdi(2), R. Aboutayeb(1), N. El Amrani-Paaza(2), A. Miftah(2) and L. Hssaini(3)

1 : ARNI RC Settat – 2 : FST Settat – (3) ARNI RC Meknès

Journal : Frontiers in Earth Science, 27 September 2021 | https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2021.748859

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Scientific article : Use of machine learning in Moroccan soil fertility prediction as an alternative to laborious analyses.

ModelingTitle : Use of machine learning in Moroccan soil fertility prediction as an alternative to laborious analyses.

Autors : Yassine Al Masmoudi(1,2), Yassine Bouslihim(3), Kaoutar Doumali(2), Lahcen Hssaini(1) & Khalid Ibno Namr(2).

(1) ARNI RC Meknes – (2) : FS El Jadida – (3) : Independant reseacher.

Journal Modeling Earth Systems and Environment (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40808-021-01329-8, Publiched : 30 October 2021.

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Scientific article : Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment Through a Modified DRASTI-LU Framework: Case Study of Saiss Basin in Morocco.

EarthTitle : Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment Through a Modified DRASTI-LU Framework: Case Study of Saiss Basin in Morocco.

Autors : Abdelhakim Lahjouj(1,2), Abdellah El Hmaidi(2), Ali Essahlaoui(2), M. J. B. Alam(3), Mohammed S. A. Siddiquee(4) & Karima Bouhafa(1).

(1) RCAR Meknes, ARNI Maroc – (2) FS Meknes Maroc – (3) IMS Engineers, Houston, USA – (4) Bentley Systems Inc, Exton, USA.

Journal Earth Systems and Environment - Springer (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s41748-021-00269-8, Published 31 October 2021.

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Scientific article : Kinetics, energy efficiency and mathematical modeling of thin layer solar drying of figs (Ficus carica L.)

Title : Kinetics, energy efficiency and mathematical modeling of thin layer solar drying of figs (Ficus carica L.)

Autors : Lahcen Hssaini(1), Rachida Ouaabou(2), Hafida Hanine(3), Rachid Razouk(1) & Ali Idlimam(2).

(1) RCAR Meknes, ARNI – (2) FS Marrakech – (3) FST Beni Mellal.

Journal : Scientific Reports (Springer Nature) 11, 21266 (2021). Published 28 October 2021 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-00690-z

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Scientific article : roximate composition of polyphenolic, phytochemical, antioxidant activity content and lipid profiles of date palm seeds oils (Phoenix dactylifera L.)

JAFRTitle : Proximate composition of polyphenolic, phytochemical, antioxidant activity content and lipid profiles of date palm seeds oils (Phoenix dactylifera L.)

Autors : Hamza Ourradia(1), Said Ennahli(2), Manuel Viuda Martos(3), Francisca Hernadez(3), Chiara Dilorenzo(4), Lahcen Hssaini(5), Abderraouf Elantari(6), Hafida Hanine(1).

1 : FST Beni Mellal – 2 : NSA Meknes – 3 : Universidad Miguel Hernández Espagne – 4 : Università degli Studi di Milano – 5 : RCAR Meknes, ARNI Morocco– 6 : RCAR Marrakech, ARNI Morocco.

Journal Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, Volume 6, December 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafr.2021.100217

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Scientific article : Assessment of Ionomic, Phenolic and Flavonoid Compounds for a Sustainable Management of Xylella fastidiosa in Morocco

Title : Assessment of Ionomic, Phenolic and Flavonoid Compounds for a Sustainable Management of Xylella fastidiosa in Morocco.

Autors : Kaoutar El Handi(1,2), Majida Hafidi(2), Khaoula Habbadi(1), Maroun El Moujabber(3), Mohamed Ouzine(1), Abdellatif Benbouazza(1), Miloud Sabri(1) and El Hassan Achbani(1).

(1) RCAR Meknes, ARNI Morocco – (2) : FST Beni Mellal – (3) : CIHEAM Bari.

Journal Sustainability 2021, 13(14), 7818; DOI : https://doi.org/10.3390/su13147818

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Scientific article : Simple direct DNA extraction protocols for efficient routine detection of plant pathogenic bacteria via conventional PCR

Title : Simple direct DNA extraction protocols for efficient routine detection of plant pathogenic bacteria via conventional PCR.

Autors Miloud Sabri(1,2), El Hassan Achbani(1), Mohammed Diouri(3), Rachid Benkirane(2), Mohamed Ou-zine(1), Kaoutar El Handi(1) & Khaoula Habbadi(1).

(1) : RCAR Meknès, ARNI Morocco – (2) : FS Kenitra – (3) : FS Meknes.

Journal Journal of Crop Improvement, Published online: 17 Sep 2021, https://doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2021.1979158

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Scientific article : Entrepreneurial Intention among Rural Youth in Moroccan Agricultural Cooperatives: The Future of Rural Entrepreneurship.

Title : Entrepreneurial Intention among Rural Youth in Moroccan Agricultural Cooperatives: The Future of Rural Entrepreneurship.

Autors : Bouichou, E.H. (1,3); Abdoulaye, T.(2); Allali, K.(3); Bouayad, A.(4); Fadlaoui, A.(1).

(1) ARNI RC Meknes – (2) : IITA Bamako – (3) : IAV Hassan II Rabat – (4) FSEJS Meknes.

Journal : MDPI and ACS Style / Sustainability 2021, 13, 9247. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13169247

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Scientific article : Appropriate statistical methods for analysis of safflower genetic diversity using agglomerative hierarchical cluster analysis through combination of phenotypic traits and molecular markers.

Title : Appropriate statistical methods for analysis of safflower genetic diversity using agglomerative hierarchical cluster analysis through combination of phenotypic traits and molecular markers.

Autors : Karim Houmanat(1), Ahmed Douaik(2), Jamal Charafi(1), Lahcen Hssaini,(1) Mohamed El Fechtali(1), Abdelghani Nabloussi(1)

(1) : INRA CRRA Meknes – (2) : INRA CRRA Rabat.

Journal Crop Science, 10 July 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20598

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