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Miriam Piles Rovira

Miriam Piles Rovira
Director del subprograma cunicultura

Torre Marimon
Torre Marimon 08140 Caldes de Montbui Coordenades dec Lat 41.613.429 Long 2.170.916 Coordenades sexag Lat 41º 36' 48.3438" Long 2º 10' 15.2976"



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Directora de subprograma Cunicultura

 

Projectes Destacats

 

§  Title of the project: RTA2011-00064 Genetic improvement of feed efficiency in prolific species

Funding agency: INIA

Institutions: IRTA, University of Georgia, GENUS, PLC

Project period, from 01/01/2012 to 01/01/2015

Principal Investigator: Miriam Piles Rovira

Number of participants: 9

Budget (euro): 157,457

Publicacions Destacades

 

Sabes-Alsina M, Planell N, Torres-Mejia E, Taberner E, Maya-Soriano MJ, Tusell L., Ramon J, Dalmau A, Piles M, Lopez-Bejar M. 2014. Daily exposure to summer circadian cycles affects spermatogenesis, but not fertility in an in vivo rabbit model. Theriogenology (in press)

Piles M, Baselga M, Sanchez JP. 2014. Expected responses to different strategies of selection to increase heat tolerance assessed by changes in litter size in rabbit. Journal of Animal Science, October 2014 92:4306-4312; published ahead of print August 22, 2014, doi:10.2527/jas.2014-7616

Dalmau A, Catanese B, Rafel O, Rodriguez P, Fuentes C, Llonch P, Mainau E,  Velarde A, Ramon J, Taberner E, López-Béjar M, Piles M. 2014. Effect of high temperatures on breeding rabbit behaviour. Animal Production Science (in press)

Maya-Soriano MJ, Taberner E, Sabés-Alsina M, Piles M, Lopez-Bejar M. 2013. Absence of beneficial effects on rabbit sperm cell cryopreservation by several antioxidant agents. Zygote 2013:1-10.

*Piles M., Mocé M.L., Laborda P., Santacreu M.A. 2013. Feasibility of selection for male contribution to embryo survival as a way of improving male reproductive performance and semen quality in rabbits. Journal of Animal Science 91: 4654-4658. Doi 10.2527/jas.2013-6446

de Lima, V., Piles, M., Rafel, O., López-Béjar, M., Ramon, J.,  Velarde, A., Dalmau, A. 2013. Use of infrared thermography to assess the influence of high environmental temperature on rabbits. Research in Veterinary Science 95: 802–810. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2013.04.012.

*Piles, M., Díez, J.; del Coz, J.J.; Montañés, E.; Quevedo, J. R.; Ramon, J.; Rafel, O.; López-Béjar, M.; Tusell, L. 2013. Predicting fertility from seminal traits: performance of several parametric and non-parametric procedures. Livestock Sciences 155: 137–147

Piles, M.; Tusell, L.; Lavara, R.; Baselga, M. 2013. Breeding programs for improving male reproductive performance and efficiency of insemination doses production in paternal lines: feasibility and limitations. World Rabbit Science 21:61-75.

*Sánchez, J.P.; Piles, M. 2013. Sources of individual variation to heat tolerance in a rabbit line. Journal of Animal Science 91:1059-1066. doi: 10.2527/jas.2012-5457 originally published online January 7, 2013

Piles, M.; Tusell, L., Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Sánchez, J.P. 2013. Effect of heat intensity and persistency on prolificacy and pre-weaning kit growth at different stages of the rabbit production cycle. Journal of Animal Science, 91:633-643 doi: 10.2527/jas.2012-5455 originally published online October 24, 2012

Tusell, L.; Legarra, A.; García-Tomás, M.; Rafel,  O.; Ramon, J.; Piles, M. 2012. Genetic basis of semen traits and their relationship with growth rate in rabbits. Journal of Animal Science 90:1385-1397; published ahead of print November 18, 2011, doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4165. doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4165,

*Piles, M.; Tusell, L. 2012. Genetic correlation between growth and female and male contributions to fertility in rabbit. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics,129:298–305 doi:10.1111/j.1439-0388.2011.00975.x

Tusell, L.; David, I.; Bodin, L.; Legarra, A.; Rafel, O.; López-Béjar, M.; Piles, M. 2011. Using the product threshold model for estimating the effect of temperature on male and female fertilities separately. Journal of Animal Science. 89: 3983-3995.  doi:10.2527/jas.2011-3924.

Tusell, L.; Legarra, A.; García-Tomás, M.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Piles, M. 2011. Different ways to model biological relationships between fertility and the pH of the semen in rabbits. Journal of Animal Science, 89:1294-1303.

David, I; Carabaño, M.J.; Tusell, L.; Diaz, C.; Gonzalez-Recio, O.; López de Maturana, E.; Piles, M.; Ugarte, E.; Bodin, L. 2011. Product versus additive model for studying AI results in several livestock populations. Journal of Animal Science, 89:321-328.

Tusell, L.; García-Tomás, M.; Baselga, M.; Rekaya, R.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; López-Béjar, M.; Piles, M. 2010. Interaction of genotype x artificial insemination conditions for male effect on fertility and prolificacy. Journal of Animal Science, 88:3475-3485.

García-Tomás, M.; Sánchez, J.; Piles, M.; Mitjavila, M.T. 2010. Line and birth season effects on plasma testosterone and oxidative stress parameters in testis of maturing rabbits. Animal Reproduction Science 117:314-321.

Orengo, J.; Piles, M.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Gómez, E.A. 2009. Crossbreeding parameters for growth and feed consumption traits from a five diallel mating scheme in rabbits. Journal of Animal Science 87: 1896-1905. (2.102, 4/47)

García-Tomás, Sánchez, J.; Piles, M. 2009. Post-natal sexual development of testis and epididymis in the rabbit: Variability and relationships among macroscopic and microscopic markers. Animal Reproduction Science 110: 347-355. (2.186, 3/44)

García-Tomás, M.; Sánchez, J.; Piles, M. 2009. Postnatal sexual development of testis and epididymis in the rabbit: Growth and maturity patterns of macroscopic and microscopic. Theriogenology 71: 292-301. (1.911, 9/133)

Forni, S.; Piles, M.; Blasco, A.; Varona, L.; Oliveira, N.H.; Lôbo, R.B.; Albuquerque,L.G. 2008. Comparison of different nonlinear functions to describe Nelore cattle growth. Journal of Animal Science 87:496-506. (2.102, 4/47)

Forni, S.; Piles, M.; Blasco, A.; Varona, L.; Oliveira, N.H.; Lôbo, R.B.; Albuquerque,L.G. 2007. Analysis of beef cattle longitudinal data applying a nonlinear model. Journal of Animal Science 85: 3189-3197. (2.102, 4/47)

Piles, M., García-Tomás, M.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Ibáñez-Escriche, N.; Varona, L. 2007. Individual efficiency for the use of feed resources in rabbit. Journal of Animal Science 85:2846-2853. (2.102, 4/47)

*Piles, M.; García, M.L.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Baselga, M. 2006. Genetics of litter size in three maternal lines of rabbits. Repeatability versus multitrait models. Journal of Animal Science  84: 2309-2315. (1.983, 5/44)

Piles, M.; Garreau, H.; Rafel, O.; Larzul, C.; Ramon, J.; Ducrocq, V. 2006. Survival analysis in two lines of rabbits selected for reproductive traits. Journal of Animal Science 84 :1658-1665. (1.983, 5/44)

Piles, M.; Sánchez, J.P.; Orengo, J.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Baselga, M. 2006. Crossbreeding parameter estimation for functional longevity in rabbits using survival analysis methodology. Journal of Animal Sciences 84: 58-62. (1.983, 5/44)

García-Tomás, M.; Sánchez, J.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Piles, M. 2006. Variability, repeatability and phenotypic relationships of several characteristics of production and semen quality in rabbits. : Animal Reproduction Science 93: 88-100. (2.186, 3/44)

García-Tomás, M.; Sánchez, J.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Piles, M. 2006. Reproductive performance of crossbred and purebred male rabbit. Livestock Production Science 104: 233-243. (1.131, 16/44)

García-Tomás, M.; Sánchez, J.; Rafel, O.; Ramon, J.; Piles, M. 2006. Heterosis, direct and maternal genetic effects on semen quality traits of rabbits. Livestock Production Science 100: 111-120. (1.131, 16/44)

*Piles, M., Rafel. O., Ramon, J., Varona, L. 2005. Genetic Parameters of fertility in two lines of rabbits with different reproductive potential. Journal of Animal Science, 83:340-343. (1.360, 10/43)

Piles, M., Rafel. O., Ramon, J., Gomez, E. 2004. Crossbreeding parameters of some productive traits in meat rabbit. World Rabbit Science, 12:139-148. (0.574, 31/47)

*Piles, M., Gomez, E., Rafel. O., Ramon, J. And Blasco, A. 2004. Elliptical selection experiment for the estimation of genetic parameters of the growth rate and feed conversion ratio in rabbits. Journal of Animal Science, 82:654-660. (1.734, 4/41)

Piles, M.; Blasco, A. 2003. Response to selection for growth rate in rabbits. World Rabbit Science. 11(2): 53-62. (0.574, 31/47)

Piles, M., Gianola, D., Varona, L., Blasco, A. 2003. Bayesian inference about parameters of a longitudinal trajectory when selection operates on a correlated trait. Journal of Animal Science.  81:2714-2724. (1.563, 3/41)

*Blasco ,A., Piles, M., Varona, L. 2003. A Bayesian analysis of the effect of selection for growth rate on growth curves in rabbits. Genetic, Selection and Evolution. Genetics, Selection, Evolution, Vol. 35: 21-42. (1.308, 5/41)

*Mignon-Gasteau, S., Piles, M., Varona, L., De Rochambeau, H., Poivey, J.P., Blasco,A., Beaumont, C. 1.999. Bayesian analysis of Gompertz curve of chikens selected on the shape of the growth curve. Journal of Animal Science, 2000. 78:2515-2524. (1.715, 2/44)

*Piles, M., Blasco,A., Pla, M. 1.999. The effect of selection for growth rate on carcass composition and meat characteristics of rabbits. Meat Science, 54(4):347-355. (1.278, 14/95)

Blasco,A., Piles, M., 1.990. Muscular pH of the rabbit. Ann. Zootech  39, 133-136. (0.800, 23/44)


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