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

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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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ATR–FTIR Spectroscopy Combined with the Invitro Antioxidant Activity and Chromaticity for Rapid Discrimination of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Cultivars

Title :ATR–FTIR Spectroscopy Combined with the Invitro Antioxidant Activity and Chromaticity for Rapid Discrimination of Fig (Ficus carica L.) Cultivars.

Autors : Lahcen Hssaini(1), Rachida Ouaabou(2), Rachid Razouk(1), Jamal Charafi(1), Hafida Hanine(3), Karim Houmanat(1), Said Ennahli(4) & Rachid Lahlali(4).

(1) ARNI RC Meknes – (2) FS Marrakech – (3) FST Beni Mellal – (4) NSA Meknes.

Journal : Journal of Analysis and Testing / Springer (2021). DOI : https://doi.org/10.1007/s41664-021-00189-6

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

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

Autors : Kaoutar El Handi(1), 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) ARNI RC Meknes – (2) FS Meknes.

Journal : Sustainability 2021, 13, 7818. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13147818

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Scientific article : omegranate plasticity to water stress: attempt to understand interactions between cultivar, year and stress level.

HaliyonTitle : Pomegranate plasticity to water stress: attempt to understand interactions between cultivar, year and stress level.

Autors : Atman Adiba(1,2), Lahcen Hssaini(1), Abdelmajid Haddioui(2), Anas Hamdani (1,2), Jamal Charafi(1), Salma El Iraqui(1), Rachid Razouk(1).

(1): INRA CRRA MEKNES – (2): FST-Beni Mellal

Journal : Heliyon 2021 (Elsevier) 7(6), e07403. Publié le 24/06/2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e07403

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Scientific article : Combined Effect of Cultivar and Peel Chromaticity on Figs’ Primary and Secondary Metabolites: Preliminary Study Using Biochemical and FTIR Fingerprinting Coupled to Chemometrics.

Title : Combined Effect of Cultivar and Peel Chromaticity on Figs’ Primary and Secondary Metabolites: Preliminary Study Using Biochemical and FTIR Fingerprinting Coupled to Chemometrics.

Autors : Lahcen Hssaini(1), Kaoutar Elfazazi(1), Rachid Razouk(1), Rachida Ouaabou(2), Francisca Hernandez(3), Hafida Hanine(4), Jamal Charafi(1), Karim Houmanat(1) and Rachid Aboutayeb(1).

(1) : ARNI RC Meknes – (2) : FS Marrakech – (3) : Univ. Orihuela Spain– (4) : FST Beni Mellal.

Journal : Biology 2021 (MDPI), 10(7), 573; https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10070573

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Scientific article : First Report of Sesame Mutants Tolerant to Severe Drought Stress during Germination and Early Seedling Growth Stages.

Title : First Report of Sesame Mutants Tolerant to Severe Drought Stress during Germination and Early Seedling Growth Stages.

Autors : Mohamed Kouighat(1,2), Hafida Hanine(2), Mohamed El Fechtali(1) et Abdelghani Nabloussi (1)

(1) : INRA CRRA Meknes – (2) : FST Beni Mellal.

Journal : Plants 2021, 10(6), 1166; https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10061166 (08/06/2021).

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Scientific article : Strawberry Trees (Arbutus unedo L.) Naturally Grown in Morocco: A Combined Study Using Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction Coupled with GC-MS and Physico-Morphological Screening.

Title : Strawberry Trees (Arbutus unedo L.) Naturally Grown in Morocco: A Combined Study Using Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction Coupled with GC-MS and Physico-Morphological Screening.

Autors : Hafida Zitouni(1), Marie L. Fauconnier(2), Lahcen Hssaini(3), Manuel Viuda-Martos(4), Francisca Hernández(4), Sezai Ercisli(5), Messaoudi Zerhoune(6), Driss Elothmani(7), Said Ennahli(6), and Hafida Hanine(1).

(1) FST Beni-Mellal – (2) Univ. Liège Gembloux – (3) ARNI RC Meknes – (4) Univ. Alicante – (5) Ataturk Univ. – (6) ENA Meknes – (7) ESA Angers.

Journal : ACS Food Science & Technology, 01/06/2021 – DOI: 10.1021/acsfoodscitech.1c00010

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Scientific article : Effects of pre-storage ascorbic and salicylic acids treatments on the enzymatic browning and nutritional quality of dried fig: Combined use of biochemical and ATR-FTIR analyses.

VibrationalTitle : Effects of pre-storage ascorbic and salicylic acids treatments on the enzymatic browning and nutritional quality of dried fig: Combined use of biochemical and ATR-FTIR analyses.

Autors : Lahcen Hssaini(1), Rachida Ouaaboub(2), Jamal Charafi(1), Rachid Razouka(1), KarimHoumanat(1) and Ahmed Irchad(1).

(1) : ARNI RCAR Meknes – (2) : FS Marrakech.

Journal : Vibrational Spectroscopy (Elsivier), Vol. 115, July 2021, 103269, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2021.103269

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Scientific article : Survey of Phenolic Acids, Flavonoids and In Vitro Antioxidant Potency Between Fig Peels and Pulps: Chemical and Chemometric Approach

moleculesTitle : Survey of Phenolic Acids, Flavonoids and In Vitro Antioxidant Potency Between Fig Peels and Pulps: Chemical and Chemometric Approach.

Autors : Lahcen Hssaini(1,2), Francisca Hernandez(3), Manuel Viuda-Martos(3), Jamal Charafi(1), Rachid Razouk(1), Karim Houmanat(1), Rachida Ouaabou(4), Said Ennahli(5), Driss Elothmani(6), Ilham Hmid(2,6), Marie Laure Fauconnier(7) and Hafida Hanine(2).

(1) ARNI – RC Meknes – (2) FST Beni Mellal – (3) Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche – Esp. – (4) FS Marrakech – (5) NAS Meknes – (6) ESA Anger Fr. – (7) ULG Be.

Journal : Molecules 2021, 26(9), 2574; https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules26092574.

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Scientific article : Fig seeds: Combined Approach of Lipochemical Assessment Using Gas Chromatography and FTIR-ATR Spectroscopy Using Chemometrics

VibrationalTitle : Fig seeds: Combined Approach of Lipochemical Assessment Using Gas Chromatography and FTIR-ATR Spectroscopy Using Chemometrics.

Autors : Lahcen Hssaini(1), RachidRazouk(1), JamalCharafia(1), Karim Houmanat(1), Hafida Hanine(2)

(1) : NARI RC Meknes – (2) : FST Beni Mellal.

Journal : Vibrational Spectroscopy, Vol. 113, March 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2021.103251

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Scientific article : Assessing the resilience of farming systems on the Saïs plain, Morocco

egional Environmental ChangeIntitulé : Assessing the resilience of farming systems on the Saïs plain, Morocco

Autors : Laure Hossard(1), Aziz Fadlaoui(2), Elsa Ricote(1) & Hatem Belhouchette(3)

(1) INRAE, University Montpellier, France – (2) ARNI RC Meknes – (3) CIHEAM-IAMM Montpellier, France.

Journal : Regional Environmental Change 21, 36 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-021-01764-4, 25/03/2021

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