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The US Open tennis experienced two big surprises under the direction of teenagers on the night from Friday to Saturday. Defending champion Naomi Osaka lost in the 3rd round to 18-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez 7: 5, 6: 7 (2: 7), 4: 6. The third player in the world, Stefanos Tsitsipas, also ends, who lost to 18-year-old Spaniard Alcaraz 3: 6, 6: 4, 6: 7 (2: 7), 6: 0, 6: 7 (5: 7).

Jerry lai, Reuters

Osaka won only one match at Flushing Meadows when she eliminated Maria Bouzkova in the first round. Her other opponent, the Serbian Olga Danilovičová, withdrew from the tournament before the match, and on Friday the Japanese star was surprisingly not enough for the 73rd player of the world, Fernandez.

Although she led 7: 6, 6: 5 and served in the match, in the end, after two hours, the young Canadian woman, who was so far furthest in the 3rd round last year in Paris, celebrated her life success.

She won the ideal gift for Monday’s 19th birthday. “I know from an early age that I can beat anyone who opposes me,” Fernandez said, appreciating her opponent. “He’s a great role model for everyone on the circuit and all the little girls in the world.”

Canadian Leylah Fernandez during a match with Naomi Osaka at the US Open

Jerry lai, Reuters

For Osaka, the US Open was only the third tournament from Roland Garros, from which she resigned due to mental problems. He is now considering another pause. “When I win, I’m not happy about it, I feel more relieved. When I lose, I’m very depressed. At the moment I’m trying to find out what I really want to do,” she told reporters.

Tsitsipas was not helped in the fight with Alcaraz by another long visit to the toilet, for which the British Andy Murray criticized him after a mutual duel in the first round.

Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz after the triumph over Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Jerry lai, Reuters

The Greek tennis player took the same break in another match with Adrian Mannarin from France and in the third round match after losing the third set to Alcaraz. In the next set, he gave him a “canary”, but the fifth set belonged to a rising Spanish star.

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The US Open tennis experienced two big surprises under the direction of teenagers on the night from Friday to Saturday. Defending champion Naomi Osaka lost in the 3rd round to 18-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez 7: 5, 6: 7 (2: 7), 4: 6. The third player in the world, Stefanos Tsitsipas, also ends, who lost to 18-year-old Spaniard Alcaraz 3: 6, 6: 4, 6: 7 (2: 7), 6: 0, 6: 7 (5: 7).

Jerry lai, Reuters

Osaka won only one match at Flushing Meadows when she eliminated Maria Bouzkova in the first round. Her other opponent, the Serbian Olga Danilovičová, withdrew from the tournament before the match, and on Friday the Japanese star was surprisingly not enough for the 73rd player of the world, Fernandez.

Although she led 7: 6, 6: 5 and served in the match, in the end, after two hours, the young Canadian woman, who was so far furthest in the 3rd round last year in Paris, celebrated her life success.

She won the ideal gift for Monday’s 19th birthday. “I know from an early age that I can beat anyone who opposes me,” Fernandez said, appreciating her opponent. “He’s a great role model for everyone on the circuit and all the little girls in the world.”

Canadian Leylah Fernandez during a match with Naomi Osaka at the US Open

Jerry lai, Reuters

For Osaka, the US Open was only the third tournament from Roland Garros, from which she resigned due to mental problems. He is now considering another pause. “When I win, I’m not happy about it, I feel more relieved. When I lose, I’m very depressed. At the moment I’m trying to find out what I really want to do,” she told reporters.

Tsitsipas was not helped in the fight with Alcaraz by another long visit to the toilet, for which the British Andy Murray criticized him after a mutual duel in the first round.

Spanish tennis player Carlos Alcaraz after the triumph over Stefanos Tsitsipas.

Jerry lai, Reuters

The Greek tennis player took the same break in another match with Adrian Mannarin from France and in the third round match after losing the third set to Alcaraz. In the next set, he gave him a “canary”, but the fifth set belonged to a rising Spanish star.

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Journal Reference:

  1. David Heldebrant, Jotheeswari Kothandaraman, Johnny Saavedra Lopez, Yuan Jiang, Eric D. Walter, Sarah D. Burton, Robert A. Dagle. Integrated Capture and Conversion of CO2 to Methane using a Water‐lean, Post‐Combustion CO2 Capture Solvent. ChemSusChem, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202101590

By streamlining a longstanding process in which CO2 is converted to methane, the researchers’ new method reduces the materials needed to run the reaction, the energy needed to fuel it and, ultimately, the selling price of the gas.

A key chemical player known as EEMPA makes the process possible. EEMPA is a PNNL-developed solvent that snatches CO2 from power plant flue gas, binding the greenhouse gas so it can be converted into useful chemicals.

Earlier this year, PNNL researchers revealed that using EEMPA in power plants could slash the price of carbon capture to 19 percent lower than standard industry costs — the lowest documented price of carbon capture. Now, in a study published Friday, August 21 in the journal ChemSusChem, the team reveals a new incentive — in cheaper natural gas — to further drive down costs.

When compared to the conventional method of methane conversion, the new process requires an initial investment that costs 32 percent less. Operation and maintenance costs are 35 percent cheaper, bringing the selling price of synthetic natural gas down by 12 percent.

Methane’s role in carbon capture

Different methods for converting CO2 into methane have long been known. However, most processes rely on high temperatures and are often too expensive for widespread commercial use.

In addition to geologic production, methane can be produced from renewable or recycled CO2 sources, and can be used as fuel itself or as an H2 energy carrier. Though it is a greenhouse gas and requires careful supply chain management, methane has many applications, ranging from household use to industrial processes, said lead author and PNNL chemist Jotheeswari Kothandaraman.

“Right now a large fraction of the natural gas used in the U.S. has to be pumped out of the ground,” said Kothandaraman, “and demand is expected to increase over time, even under climate change mitigation pathways. The methane produced by this process — made using waste CO2 and renewably sourced hydrogen — could offer an alternative for utilities and consumers looking for natural gas with a renewable component and a lower carbon footprint.”

Calculating costs and capturing carbon

To explore the use of EEMPA in converting CO2 to methane, Kothandaraman and her fellow authors studied the reaction’s molecular underpinnings, then assessed the cost of running the process at scale in a 550-megawatt power plant.

Conventionally, plant operators can capture CO2 by using special solvents that douse flue gas before it’s emitted from plant chimneys. But these traditional solvents have relatively high water content, making methane conversion difficult.

Using EEMPA instead reduces the energy needed to fuel such a reaction. The savings stem partly from EEMPA’s ability to make CO2 dissolve more easily, which means less pressure is needed to run the conversion.

The authors’ assessment identified further cost savings, in that CO2 captured by EEMPA can be converted to methane on site. Traditionally, CO2 is stripped from water-rich solvents and sent off site to be converted or stored underground. Under the new method, captured CO2 can be mixed with renewable hydrogen and a catalyst in a simple chamber, then heated to half the pressure used in conventional methods to make methane.

The reaction is efficient, the authors said, converting over 90 percent of captured CO2 to methane, though the ultimate greenhouse gas footprint depends on what the methane is used to do. And EEMPA captures over 95 percent of CO2 emitted in flue gas. The new process gives off excess heat, too, providing steam for power generation.

Making more from CO2

The chemical process highlighted in the paper represents one path among many, said Kothandaraman, where captured CO2 can be used as a feedstock to produce other valuable chemicals.

“I’ll be glad when I can make this process work for methanol as efficiently as it does for methane now,” she said. “That’s my long-term goal.” Methanol has many more applications than methane, said Kothandaraman, who has sought to uncover the catalytic reactions that could produce methanol from CO2 for roughly a decade. Creating plastics from captured CO2 is another route the team plans to explore.

“It’s important that we not only capture CO2, but find valuable ways to use it,” said Ron Kent, Advanced Technologies Development Manager at SoCalGas, “and this study offers a cost-effective pathway toward making something valuable out of waste CO2.”

This study, “Integrated Capture and Conversion of CO2 Using a Water-lean, Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Solvent,” was supported by SoCalGas and the Department of Energy’s Technology Commercialization Fund and Office of Science.

In addition to Kothandaraman, authors include PNNL scientists Johnny Saavedra Lopez, Yuan Jiang, Eric D. Walter, Sarah D. Burton, Robert A. Dagle and David J. Heldebrant, who holds a joint appointment at Washington State University.

Making methane from CO2: Carbon capture grows more affordable

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  1. David Heldebrant, Jotheeswari Kothandaraman, Johnny Saavedra Lopez, Yuan Jiang, Eric D. Walter, Sarah D. Burton, Robert A. Dagle. Integrated Capture and Conversion of CO2 to Methane using a Water‐lean, Post‐Combustion CO2 Capture Solvent. ChemSusChem, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202101590

By streamlining a longstanding process in which CO2 is converted to methane, the researchers’ new method reduces the materials needed to run the reaction, the energy needed to fuel it and, ultimately, the selling price of the gas.

A key chemical player known as EEMPA makes the process possible. EEMPA is a PNNL-developed solvent that snatches CO2 from power plant flue gas, binding the greenhouse gas so it can be converted into useful chemicals.

Earlier this year, PNNL researchers revealed that using EEMPA in power plants could slash the price of carbon capture to 19 percent lower than standard industry costs — the lowest documented price of carbon capture. Now, in a study published Friday, August 21 in the journal ChemSusChem, the team reveals a new incentive — in cheaper natural gas — to further drive down costs.

When compared to the conventional method of methane conversion, the new process requires an initial investment that costs 32 percent less. Operation and maintenance costs are 35 percent cheaper, bringing the selling price of synthetic natural gas down by 12 percent.

Methane’s role in carbon capture

Different methods for converting CO2 into methane have long been known. However, most processes rely on high temperatures and are often too expensive for widespread commercial use.

In addition to geologic production, methane can be produced from renewable or recycled CO2 sources, and can be used as fuel itself or as an H2 energy carrier. Though it is a greenhouse gas and requires careful supply chain management, methane has many applications, ranging from household use to industrial processes, said lead author and PNNL chemist Jotheeswari Kothandaraman.

“Right now a large fraction of the natural gas used in the U.S. has to be pumped out of the ground,” said Kothandaraman, “and demand is expected to increase over time, even under climate change mitigation pathways. The methane produced by this process — made using waste CO2 and renewably sourced hydrogen — could offer an alternative for utilities and consumers looking for natural gas with a renewable component and a lower carbon footprint.”

Calculating costs and capturing carbon

To explore the use of EEMPA in converting CO2 to methane, Kothandaraman and her fellow authors studied the reaction’s molecular underpinnings, then assessed the cost of running the process at scale in a 550-megawatt power plant.

Conventionally, plant operators can capture CO2 by using special solvents that douse flue gas before it’s emitted from plant chimneys. But these traditional solvents have relatively high water content, making methane conversion difficult.

Using EEMPA instead reduces the energy needed to fuel such a reaction. The savings stem partly from EEMPA’s ability to make CO2 dissolve more easily, which means less pressure is needed to run the conversion.

The authors’ assessment identified further cost savings, in that CO2 captured by EEMPA can be converted to methane on site. Traditionally, CO2 is stripped from water-rich solvents and sent off site to be converted or stored underground. Under the new method, captured CO2 can be mixed with renewable hydrogen and a catalyst in a simple chamber, then heated to half the pressure used in conventional methods to make methane.

The reaction is efficient, the authors said, converting over 90 percent of captured CO2 to methane, though the ultimate greenhouse gas footprint depends on what the methane is used to do. And EEMPA captures over 95 percent of CO2 emitted in flue gas. The new process gives off excess heat, too, providing steam for power generation.

Making more from CO2

The chemical process highlighted in the paper represents one path among many, said Kothandaraman, where captured CO2 can be used as a feedstock to produce other valuable chemicals.

“I’ll be glad when I can make this process work for methanol as efficiently as it does for methane now,” she said. “That’s my long-term goal.” Methanol has many more applications than methane, said Kothandaraman, who has sought to uncover the catalytic reactions that could produce methanol from CO2 for roughly a decade. Creating plastics from captured CO2 is another route the team plans to explore.

“It’s important that we not only capture CO2, but find valuable ways to use it,” said Ron Kent, Advanced Technologies Development Manager at SoCalGas, “and this study offers a cost-effective pathway toward making something valuable out of waste CO2.”

This study, “Integrated Capture and Conversion of CO2 Using a Water-lean, Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Solvent,” was supported by SoCalGas and the Department of Energy’s Technology Commercialization Fund and Office of Science.

In addition to Kothandaraman, authors include PNNL scientists Johnny Saavedra Lopez, Yuan Jiang, Eric D. Walter, Sarah D. Burton, Robert A. Dagle and David J. Heldebrant, who holds a joint appointment at Washington State University.

Making methane from CO2: Carbon capture grows more affordable

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ice Hockey

Austria’s representatives in the Champions Hockey League (CHL) started the tournament successfully on Friday. Master KAC won in front of their own audience against French champions Rouen Dragons after extra time with 2: 1 (1: 1 0: 0 0: 0/1: 0). Red Bull Salzburg clearly prevailed 6: 2 (1: 1 2: 0 3: 1) at the Norwegian club Frisk Asker.

Even without the convalescent Dominique Heinrich and Lucas Thaler, Salzburg was the more active team from the start. Ty Loney with two power play goals (13th, 56th), TJ Brennan (23rd), Danjo Leonhardt (38th) with his first competitive goal for the pros, Thomas Raffl (41st) and Mario Huber (42nd) scored for Salzburg, where goalie JP Lamoureux was injured early on. Nicolas Wieser took over for the veteran.

Other opponents in Group H are for the “bulls” ICE league competitor HCB Südtirol and the Polish representative Jastrzebie, whose duel that was scheduled at the same time was won 3-2 by the team from Bolzano after a penalty shoot-out. Already on Sunday (5.30 p.m.), Salzburg defended the championship lead against Jastrzebie in Poland.

GEPA/Mathias Mandl

Ty Loney scored to lead Salzburg against Frisk Asker

Petersen lets KAC cheer

The KAC got off to a great start against Rouen and took the lead in the third minute thanks to a goal from Manuel Ganahl. However, the French managed to equalize with Rolands Vigners 16 seconds before the end of the first period. After two goalless periods, the duel went into overtime. Nick Petersen made a decision there in the first minute.

The next opponent for the Klagenfurt team in group G is Rungsted again in the home game on Sunday (8:20 p.m.). The Danish title holder prevailed 3-2 after extra time against the Ukrainian champion Donetsk at the start.

The past CHL season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This time, duels with clubs from the five top CHL leagues Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Finland and the Czech Republic will not be in the group stage for the two Austrian representatives due to their recently completed Olympic qualification. For games against these high-profile opponents you would have to reach the knockout phase, for that at least group rank two is necessary.

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ice Hockey

Austria’s representatives in the Champions Hockey League (CHL) started the tournament successfully on Friday. Master KAC won in front of their own audience against French champions Rouen Dragons after extra time with 2: 1 (1: 1 0: 0 0: 0/1: 0). Red Bull Salzburg clearly prevailed 6: 2 (1: 1 2: 0 3: 1) at the Norwegian club Frisk Asker.

Even without the convalescent Dominique Heinrich and Lucas Thaler, Salzburg was the more active team from the start. Ty Loney with two power play goals (13th, 56th), TJ Brennan (23rd), Danjo Leonhardt (38th) with his first competitive goal for the pros, Thomas Raffl (41st) and Mario Huber (42nd) scored for Salzburg, where goalie JP Lamoureux was injured early on. Nicolas Wieser took over for the veteran.

Other opponents in Group H are for the “bulls” ICE league competitor HCB Südtirol and the Polish representative Jastrzebie, whose duel that was scheduled at the same time was won 3-2 by the team from Bolzano after a penalty shoot-out. Already on Sunday (5.30 p.m.), Salzburg defended the championship lead against Jastrzebie in Poland.

GEPA/Mathias Mandl

Ty Loney scored to lead Salzburg against Frisk Asker

Petersen lets KAC cheer

The KAC got off to a great start against Rouen and took the lead in the third minute thanks to a goal from Manuel Ganahl. However, the French managed to equalize with Rolands Vigners 16 seconds before the end of the first period. After two goalless periods, the duel went into overtime. Nick Petersen made a decision there in the first minute.

The next opponent for the Klagenfurt team in group G is Rungsted again in the home game on Sunday (8:20 p.m.). The Danish title holder prevailed 3-2 after extra time against the Ukrainian champion Donetsk at the start.

The past CHL season was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This time, duels with clubs from the five top CHL leagues Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Finland and the Czech Republic will not be in the group stage for the two Austrian representatives due to their recently completed Olympic qualification. For games against these high-profile opponents you would have to reach the knockout phase, for that at least group rank two is necessary.

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Seven long years passed before the deliverance for the Olympic Biarritz. Saturday 4 September (at 2 p.m.), at the Aguilera stadium, the Biarrots will host Bordeaux-Bègles at the opening of the 2021-2022 season of the Top 14, the elite French rugby championship, a level they had not tasted since their relegation to the second division, in 2014.

Second in Pro D2 last season, Biarritz acquired its rise after an epic encounter, both on and off the pitch. “The derby of the century”, as the Biarritz president Jean-Baptiste Aldigé named it. On June 12, against Bayonne, the neighbor and sworn enemy, the BO won after a crazy shooting session, which followed a draw after extra time (6-6, 6-5 at the tabs).

Read also Rugby: Perpignan promoted to the Top 14 after its victory over Biarritz in the Pro D2 final

The jubilation had seized the Aguilera stadium, where several breaches of the sanitary protocol had been noted: the gauge of 5,000 spectators did not seem to have been respected, and the controls of the sanitary passes had been lacking in rigor. On August 26, the National Rugby League fined the Basque club 20,000 euros. It could rule again when the results of the preliminary investigation opened by the public prosecutor of Bayonne will be known.

Read also The prefecture of Pyrénées-Atlantiques reports to justice the non-compliance with health rules during the Biarritz-Bayonne match

Two pronounced but avoided demotions

Still, Biarritz has validated its rise to the Top 14, a championship that this stronghold of French rugby has won five times. “It’s nice, it’s true that we experienced this comeback in a very, very special and very intense way. As a former player, it was incredible ”, rejoices Serge Betsen, former emblematic third row of Olympic Biarritz, French champion in 2002, 2005 and 2006. “It is an additional pride, because it is more difficult to resuscitate a dead than to give birth to a newborn baby., ”Adds Jean-Baptiste Aldigé.

This is because, in seven years, a lot of water has flowed on the shores of the Atlantic. In 2014, Biarritz went down to Pro D2 after finishing last in the Top 14. “I was very disappointed with the situation, recalls Serge Betsen, an assiduous follower of the club since his departure in 2008. We always say to ourselves “how did we come to this?” “

On two occasions, in 2016 and in 2018, the club came close to being demoted to Federal 1 (3e division) for financial reasons, escaping it in extremis after having appealed. “The BO was in Pro D2 with recurring holes at the start of each season from 1.5 million to 3 million euros”remembers Jean-Baptiste Aldigé, appointed president in 2018 after Louis-Vincent Gave, president of the company Gavekal, headquartered in Hong Kong, became the owner of the club by buying back the shares of his co-shareholders.

« The club was dead, it was over. A patient in intensive care, a clinical death, was recovered and placed on a drip. “

Unknown to the general public when he arrives at the head of the BO, Aldigé will quickly be talked about. Born in Agen, former rugby player in Pro D2 in Bordeaux then Hong Kong international, the character is divisive, a bit provocative. He multiplied the conflicts with the local press (refusal of access to the press gallery of the Aguilera stadium for a journalist from South West in August 2018, distribution of caps bearing the slogan « Make journalism honest again », in March 2019). More recently, Louis-Vincent Gave and Jean-Baptiste Aldigé were ordered on appeal to pay 2,000 euros in damages to the newspaper South West for defamation.

A threat of relocation, in Lille

Latest conflict to date, with the municipality of Biarritz this one: Jean-Baptiste Aldigé mentioned a possible relocation of the club, in Lille in particular, where the Biarrots were welcomed with great pomp in August for a training course and a match friendly. The reason ? The rejection by the municipality of a redevelopment and modernization project for the Aguilera stadium due to too high a financial cost.

“Relocation, to Lille or elsewhere, is not a threat, it is a solution to our problem which, today, is killing us”, defends himself Jean-Baptiste Aldigé. “I would be the first to be shocked by the investments that the city has always made in relation to the club, reacts Serge Betsen, now coach in charge of defense in Rouen (Pro D2). But today, sport is a business, you have to have the tools, the keys and the means to manage a club. “

“A non-existent, obsolete stadium and training center”

The young president from Biarritz (37 years old) is calling for new infrastructures to increase the club’s revenues thanks to a greater reception of partners (650 so-called “hospitality” seats out of 13,400 places at present). “Biarritz has been talking about having facilities for twenty years, nothing has been done. I find myself with a non-existent, obsolete stadium and training center ”, complete Jean-Baptiste Aldigé, whose departure was requested in March by the association of supporters Miarritzeko Mutilak.

« Ne are in a regular dialogue, we look for solutions together for the sustainability of the club in Biarritz. But II am very worried about the Gavekal group’s desire to stay in Biarritz ”, confessed on France Blue, Friday September 3, the mayor of the city, Maider Arosteguy. The latter repeated that it will finance the BO training center at a cost of 8 million euros.

Before a possible relocation next year, the BO should play its European Challenge matches in Lille this season. Despite having the smallest budget of the Top 14 (13 million euros), the club have carried out an ambitious recruitment. For what purpose? “To be able to continue to taste the cake for an additional year”, according to Aldigé. After seven years for the club spent on the lower floor, the cake will inevitably have a taste of renewal.

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Seven long years passed before the deliverance for the Olympic Biarritz. Saturday 4 September (at 2 p.m.), at the Aguilera stadium, the Biarrots will host Bordeaux-Bègles at the opening of the 2021-2022 season of the Top 14, the elite French rugby championship, a level they had not tasted since their relegation to the second division, in 2014.

Second in Pro D2 last season, Biarritz acquired its rise after an epic encounter, both on and off the pitch. “The derby of the century”, as the Biarritz president Jean-Baptiste Aldigé named it. On June 12, against Bayonne, the neighbor and sworn enemy, the BO won after a crazy shooting session, which followed a draw after extra time (6-6, 6-5 at the tabs).

Read also Rugby: Perpignan promoted to the Top 14 after its victory over Biarritz in the Pro D2 final

The jubilation had seized the Aguilera stadium, where several breaches of the sanitary protocol had been noted: the gauge of 5,000 spectators did not seem to have been respected, and the controls of the sanitary passes had been lacking in rigor. On August 26, the National Rugby League fined the Basque club 20,000 euros. It could rule again when the results of the preliminary investigation opened by the public prosecutor of Bayonne will be known.

Read also The prefecture of Pyrénées-Atlantiques reports to justice the non-compliance with health rules during the Biarritz-Bayonne match

Two pronounced but avoided demotions

Still, Biarritz has validated its rise to the Top 14, a championship that this stronghold of French rugby has won five times. “It’s nice, it’s true that we experienced this comeback in a very, very special and very intense way. As a former player, it was incredible ”, rejoices Serge Betsen, former emblematic third row of Olympic Biarritz, French champion in 2002, 2005 and 2006. “It is an additional pride, because it is more difficult to resuscitate a dead than to give birth to a newborn baby., ”Adds Jean-Baptiste Aldigé.

This is because, in seven years, a lot of water has flowed on the shores of the Atlantic. In 2014, Biarritz went down to Pro D2 after finishing last in the Top 14. “I was very disappointed with the situation, recalls Serge Betsen, an assiduous follower of the club since his departure in 2008. We always say to ourselves “how did we come to this?” “

On two occasions, in 2016 and in 2018, the club came close to being demoted to Federal 1 (3e division) for financial reasons, escaping it in extremis after having appealed. “The BO was in Pro D2 with recurring holes at the start of each season from 1.5 million to 3 million euros”remembers Jean-Baptiste Aldigé, appointed president in 2018 after Louis-Vincent Gave, president of the company Gavekal, headquartered in Hong Kong, became the owner of the club by buying back the shares of his co-shareholders.

« The club was dead, it was over. A patient in intensive care, a clinical death, was recovered and placed on a drip. “

Unknown to the general public when he arrives at the head of the BO, Aldigé will quickly be talked about. Born in Agen, former rugby player in Pro D2 in Bordeaux then Hong Kong international, the character is divisive, a bit provocative. He multiplied the conflicts with the local press (refusal of access to the press gallery of the Aguilera stadium for a journalist from South West in August 2018, distribution of caps bearing the slogan « Make journalism honest again », in March 2019). More recently, Louis-Vincent Gave and Jean-Baptiste Aldigé were ordered on appeal to pay 2,000 euros in damages to the newspaper South West for defamation.

A threat of relocation, in Lille

Latest conflict to date, with the municipality of Biarritz this one: Jean-Baptiste Aldigé mentioned a possible relocation of the club, in Lille in particular, where the Biarrots were welcomed with great pomp in August for a training course and a match friendly. The reason ? The rejection by the municipality of a redevelopment and modernization project for the Aguilera stadium due to too high a financial cost.

“Relocation, to Lille or elsewhere, is not a threat, it is a solution to our problem which, today, is killing us”, defends himself Jean-Baptiste Aldigé. “I would be the first to be shocked by the investments that the city has always made in relation to the club, reacts Serge Betsen, now coach in charge of defense in Rouen (Pro D2). But today, sport is a business, you have to have the tools, the keys and the means to manage a club. “

“A non-existent, obsolete stadium and training center”

The young president from Biarritz (37 years old) is calling for new infrastructures to increase the club’s revenues thanks to a greater reception of partners (650 so-called “hospitality” seats out of 13,400 places at present). “Biarritz has been talking about having facilities for twenty years, nothing has been done. I find myself with a non-existent, obsolete stadium and training center ”, complete Jean-Baptiste Aldigé, whose departure was requested in March by the association of supporters Miarritzeko Mutilak.

« Ne are in a regular dialogue, we look for solutions together for the sustainability of the club in Biarritz. But II am very worried about the Gavekal group’s desire to stay in Biarritz ”, confessed on France Blue, Friday September 3, the mayor of the city, Maider Arosteguy. The latter repeated that it will finance the BO training center at a cost of 8 million euros.

Before a possible relocation next year, the BO should play its European Challenge matches in Lille this season. Despite having the smallest budget of the Top 14 (13 million euros), the club have carried out an ambitious recruitment. For what purpose? “To be able to continue to taste the cake for an additional year”, according to Aldigé. After seven years for the club spent on the lower floor, the cake will inevitably have a taste of renewal.

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The surprise lived up to expectations, Friday, September 3, at the US Open. Two of the tournament’s big favorites, world number 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas, and defending champion Naomi Osaka were knocked out in the third round by two young 18-year-old players, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, for Tsitsipas and Canadian Laylah Fernandez, for Osaka.

In tears after her elimination, Naomi Osaka announced “Take a break”. Without being ultra-domineering, the Japanese nevertheless approached victory at the end of the second set: she led 7-5, 6-5 serve to follow. But she was unbreaker by committing big unforced errors.

Counter performance

With a set everywhere, Osaka, prostrate in her chair between side changes, towel to her face, never managed to get back into her game. And she bowed 7-5, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4.

A huge underperformance from the one who was aiming for a third coronation in four years at Flushing Meadows, where she however arrived without major benchmarks, after a hard summer which had so far been summed up in two lost knockout stages. : at the Tokyo Games, of which she was however the big favorite at home, and in Cincinnati, two weeks ago.

Read the interview: Withdrawal of Naomi Osaka from Roland-Garros: “We do not grant athletes the right to live through difficult times”

Naomi Osaka, who had bypassed Wimbledon, thus appeared next to her tennis, three months after her resounding withdrawal before the second round of Roland Garros, where she had created controversy by refusing to answer questions from the media . She was then explained by revealing to suffer from anxiety and to have crossed “Several depressive episodes”.

Young Carlos Alcaraz (left) took out elder Stefanos Tsitsipas (right) after a thrilling match in the third round of the US OPen on September 3, 2021.

The other big sensation of the day came earlier on Arthur Ashe Court. Carlos Alcaraz offered the scalp of Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in an electric match: 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 0-6, 7-6 (7/5). A fight of more than four hours which saw the outbreak in mondovision of the one that many observers present as the future Nadal.

Alcaraz, who collapsed with emotion on the court, was then congratulated by Tsitsipas, ensuring “100% that he can claim the Grand Slam titles”.

The World with AFP

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The surprise lived up to expectations, Friday, September 3, at the US Open. Two of the tournament’s big favorites, world number 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas, and defending champion Naomi Osaka were knocked out in the third round by two young 18-year-old players, Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz, for Tsitsipas and Canadian Laylah Fernandez, for Osaka.

In tears after her elimination, Naomi Osaka announced “Take a break”. Without being ultra-domineering, the Japanese nevertheless approached victory at the end of the second set: she led 7-5, 6-5 serve to follow. But she was unbreaker by committing big unforced errors.

Counter performance

With a set everywhere, Osaka, prostrate in her chair between side changes, towel to her face, never managed to get back into her game. And she bowed 7-5, 6-7 (2/7), 6-4.

A huge underperformance from the one who was aiming for a third coronation in four years at Flushing Meadows, where she however arrived without major benchmarks, after a hard summer which had so far been summed up in two lost knockout stages. : at the Tokyo Games, of which she was however the big favorite at home, and in Cincinnati, two weeks ago.

Read the interview: Withdrawal of Naomi Osaka from Roland-Garros: “We do not grant athletes the right to live through difficult times”

Naomi Osaka, who had bypassed Wimbledon, thus appeared next to her tennis, three months after her resounding withdrawal before the second round of Roland Garros, where she had created controversy by refusing to answer questions from the media . She was then explained by revealing to suffer from anxiety and to have crossed “Several depressive episodes”.

Young Carlos Alcaraz (left) took out elder Stefanos Tsitsipas (right) after a thrilling match in the third round of the US OPen on September 3, 2021.

The other big sensation of the day came earlier on Arthur Ashe Court. Carlos Alcaraz offered the scalp of Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in an electric match: 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 0-6, 7-6 (7/5). A fight of more than four hours which saw the outbreak in mondovision of the one that many observers present as the future Nadal.

Alcaraz, who collapsed with emotion on the court, was then congratulated by Tsitsipas, ensuring “100% that he can claim the Grand Slam titles”.

The World with AFP

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Danni Büchner’s (43) eldest daughter, Joelina Karabas (21), sniffed TV air and was on the big fashion stage for the first time: She was the VIP candidate for the Mallorca special from “Shopping Queen” and had to take the scrutiny of fashion -Critic and designer Guido Maria Kretschmer (56) withstand.

Under the motto “Hot in white! Find the perfect summer look for your new white trousers, ”Joelina competed against four fellow campaigners on Mallorca this week.

Your shopping companion? Sure, mom! Danni Büchner was as happy as Bolle about her daughter’s participation. She says to BILD: “I think it’s really great that Joelina shot ‘Shopping Queen’, I was very happy for her and I’m very proud of her.”

+++ BILD is now also on TV! Click here for BILD LIVE +++

The mother-daughter duo let the credit card glow – and kept a cool head during the stressful filming.

This is how it goes behind the scenes

Get paid for shopping? That thought sounds good. But Joelina reveals to BILD that the shoot was tough: “Shopping at ‘Shopping Queen’ is actually very stressful because you don’t have much time and the travel time is deducted from it. Then picking out the perfect outfit, jewelry, etc. plus doing hair and make-up was a big challenge. “

But Joelina mastered the challenge! At the end of her shopping tour, she still had almost half of the 500 euro budget and 13 minutes for hair and make-up. The only mishap: a laces of her pants were torn when trying on them. But that couldn’t stop Joelina either.

Joelina is Danni’s eldest daughter. Her father is Daniela’s late ex-husband Yılmaz KarabasPhoto: Private

The film was shot for a total of five days, from 8.30 a.m. to around 7 p.m. Four days of shooting took place on a finca in the center of Mallorca, in Montuiri, one of them in Hamburg, where the participants then met Guido Maria Kretschmer.

What was Joelina’s impression of Guido? “Guido is quite small, but really lovely! Guido is very nice, funny and totally personable. We saw him at the final, about 20 minutes and then the final was over. “

So Danni Büchner’s daughter didn’t spend a lot of time with the fashion designer. Rather, it always had to be available in front of the camera. Joelina about BILD: “You give a lot of interviews, there are many cut images, individual interviews – like for the award of points – produced and then you shoot in the shopping bus and of course while shopping.”

What if the cameras are off? The unvarnished truth: “When the cameras are off, not much really happens. We always had to wait a long time when the other candidates were out shopping. Apart from waiting a long time, chatting, eating and taking a few photos, not much happens, ”says Joelina.

And further: “We girls got along well with each other. You don’t look for friends there and you shouldn’t take anything too seriously. We laughed a lot together and it was fun. “

And that’s the main thing.

Nasty comments against Joelina

++ Warning spoilers ++ if you don’t want to know who wins the “Shopping Queen” special, don’t read any further here ++


Practically looked over Guido: Joelina has grown quite tall, the fashion designer looked really small next to her

For Guido, Joelina’s outfit was the bestPhoto: private

The effort of Joelina and Danni should pay off: Guido received the most points for their outfit. The 21-year-old was named “Shopping Queen” thanks to the evaluation of her competitors.

For some spectators, however, this victory was unfounded. The result: nasty comments and taunts against Joelina on Facebook and Instagram. Some reactions went pretty below the belt, directed against the curves of the young woman.

How does Joelina deal with it? She gives herself confidently: “I have learned to accept my body for what it is and I feel good. Curvy women shouldn’t restrict themselves or be ashamed, which is why I clearly position myself against bodyshaming. ”

And further: “Even curvy women should wear what they want and in which they feel comfortable. There are always people who criticize or insult from the sofa. But I haven’t let that touch me for a long time. “

.

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Danni Büchner’s (43) eldest daughter, Joelina Karabas (21), sniffed TV air and was on the big fashion stage for the first time: She was the VIP candidate for the Mallorca special from “Shopping Queen” and had to take the scrutiny of fashion -Critic and designer Guido Maria Kretschmer (56) withstand.

Under the motto “Hot in white! Find the perfect summer look for your new white trousers, ”Joelina competed against four fellow campaigners on Mallorca this week.

Your shopping companion? Sure, mom! Danni Büchner was as happy as Bolle about her daughter’s participation. She says to BILD: “I think it’s really great that Joelina shot ‘Shopping Queen’, I was very happy for her and I’m very proud of her.”

+++ BILD is now also on TV! Click here for BILD LIVE +++

The mother-daughter duo let the credit card glow – and kept a cool head during the stressful filming.

This is how it goes behind the scenes

Get paid for shopping? That thought sounds good. But Joelina reveals to BILD that the shoot was tough: “Shopping at ‘Shopping Queen’ is actually very stressful because you don’t have much time and the travel time is deducted from it. Then picking out the perfect outfit, jewelry, etc. plus doing hair and make-up was a big challenge. “

But Joelina mastered the challenge! At the end of her shopping tour, she still had almost half of the 500 euro budget and 13 minutes for hair and make-up. The only mishap: a laces of her pants were torn when trying on them. But that couldn’t stop Joelina either.

Joelina is Danni’s eldest daughter. Her father is Daniela’s late ex-husband Yılmaz KarabasPhoto: Private

The film was shot for a total of five days, from 8.30 a.m. to around 7 p.m. Four days of shooting took place on a finca in the center of Mallorca, in Montuiri, one of them in Hamburg, where the participants then met Guido Maria Kretschmer.

What was Joelina’s impression of Guido? “Guido is quite small, but really lovely! Guido is very nice, funny and totally personable. We saw him at the final, about 20 minutes and then the final was over. “

So Danni Büchner’s daughter didn’t spend a lot of time with the fashion designer. Rather, it always had to be available in front of the camera. Joelina about BILD: “You give a lot of interviews, there are many cut images, individual interviews – like for the award of points – produced and then you shoot in the shopping bus and of course while shopping.”

What if the cameras are off? The unvarnished truth: “When the cameras are off, not much really happens. We always had to wait a long time when the other candidates were out shopping. Apart from waiting a long time, chatting, eating and taking a few photos, not much happens, ”says Joelina.

And further: “We girls got along well with each other. You don’t look for friends there and you shouldn’t take anything too seriously. We laughed a lot together and it was fun. “

And that’s the main thing.

Nasty comments against Joelina

++ Warning spoilers ++ if you don’t want to know who wins the “Shopping Queen” special, don’t read any further here ++


Practically looked over Guido: Joelina has grown quite tall, the fashion designer looked really small next to her

For Guido, Joelina’s outfit was the bestPhoto: private

The effort of Joelina and Danni should pay off: Guido received the most points for their outfit. The 21-year-old was named “Shopping Queen” thanks to the evaluation of her competitors.

For some spectators, however, this victory was unfounded. The result: nasty comments and taunts against Joelina on Facebook and Instagram. Some reactions went pretty below the belt, directed against the curves of the young woman.

How does Joelina deal with it? She gives herself confidently: “I have learned to accept my body for what it is and I feel good. Curvy women shouldn’t restrict themselves or be ashamed, which is why I clearly position myself against bodyshaming. ”

And further: “Even curvy women should wear what they want and in which they feel comfortable. There are always people who criticize or insult from the sofa. But I haven’t let that touch me for a long time. “

.

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Journal Reference:

  1. T. Shimojima, Y. Motoyui, T. Taniuchi, C. Bareille, S. Onari, H. Kontani, M. Nakajima, S. Kasahara, T. Shibauchi, Y. Matsuda, S. Shin. Discovery of mesoscopic nematicity wave in iron-based superconductors. Science, 2021; 373 (6559): 1122 DOI: 10.1126/science.abd6701

A long-standing dream of solid state physicists is to fully understand the phenomenon of superconductivity — essentially electronic conduction without the resistance that creates heat and drains power. It would usher in a whole new world of incredibly efficient or powerful devices and is already being used on Japan’s experimental magnetic levitation bullet train. But there is much to explore in this complex topic, and it often surprises researchers with unexpected results and observations.

Professor Shik Shin from the Institute for Solid State Physics at the University of Tokyo and his team study the way electrons behave in iron-based superconducting materials, or IBSCs. These materials show a lot of promise as they could work at higher temperatures than some other superconducting materials which is an important concern. They also use less exotic material components so can be easier and cheaper to work with. To activate a sample’s superconducting ability, the material needs to be cooled down to several hundreds of degrees below zero. And interesting things happen during this cooling process.

“As IBSCs cool down to a certain level, they express a state we call electronic nematicity,” said Shin. “This is where the crystal lattice of the material and the electrons within it appear to be arranged differently depending on the angle you look at them, otherwise known as anisotropy. We expect the way electrons are arranged to be tightly coupled to the way the surrounding crystal lattice is arranged. But our recent observation shows something very different and actually quite surprising.”

Shin and his team used a special technique developed by their group called laser-PEEM (photoemission electron microscopy) to visualize their IBSC sample on the microscopic scale. They expected to see a familiar pattern that repeats every few nanometers (billionths of a meter). And sure enough the crystal lattice did show this pattern. But to their surprise, the team found that the pattern of electrons was repeating every few hundred nanometers instead.

This disparity between the electron nematicity wave and the crystalline structure of the IBSC was unexpected, so its implications are still under investigation. But the result could open the door to theoretical and experimental explorations into something fundamental to the phenomenon of superconductivity, and that is the way that electrons form pairs at low temperatures. Knowledge of this process could be crucial to the development of high-temperature superconductivity. So if nematicity waves are related, it is important to know how.

“Next, I hope we can work with theoretical physicists to further our understanding of nematicity waves,” said Shin. “We also wish to use laser-PEEM to study other related materials such as metal oxides like copper oxide. It may not always be obvious where the applications lie, but working on problems of fundamental physics really fascinates me.”

Surprise result for solid state physicists hints at unusual electron behavior

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Journal Reference:

  1. T. Shimojima, Y. Motoyui, T. Taniuchi, C. Bareille, S. Onari, H. Kontani, M. Nakajima, S. Kasahara, T. Shibauchi, Y. Matsuda, S. Shin. Discovery of mesoscopic nematicity wave in iron-based superconductors. Science, 2021; 373 (6559): 1122 DOI: 10.1126/science.abd6701

A long-standing dream of solid state physicists is to fully understand the phenomenon of superconductivity — essentially electronic conduction without the resistance that creates heat and drains power. It would usher in a whole new world of incredibly efficient or powerful devices and is already being used on Japan’s experimental magnetic levitation bullet train. But there is much to explore in this complex topic, and it often surprises researchers with unexpected results and observations.

Professor Shik Shin from the Institute for Solid State Physics at the University of Tokyo and his team study the way electrons behave in iron-based superconducting materials, or IBSCs. These materials show a lot of promise as they could work at higher temperatures than some other superconducting materials which is an important concern. They also use less exotic material components so can be easier and cheaper to work with. To activate a sample’s superconducting ability, the material needs to be cooled down to several hundreds of degrees below zero. And interesting things happen during this cooling process.

“As IBSCs cool down to a certain level, they express a state we call electronic nematicity,” said Shin. “This is where the crystal lattice of the material and the electrons within it appear to be arranged differently depending on the angle you look at them, otherwise known as anisotropy. We expect the way electrons are arranged to be tightly coupled to the way the surrounding crystal lattice is arranged. But our recent observation shows something very different and actually quite surprising.”

Shin and his team used a special technique developed by their group called laser-PEEM (photoemission electron microscopy) to visualize their IBSC sample on the microscopic scale. They expected to see a familiar pattern that repeats every few nanometers (billionths of a meter). And sure enough the crystal lattice did show this pattern. But to their surprise, the team found that the pattern of electrons was repeating every few hundred nanometers instead.

This disparity between the electron nematicity wave and the crystalline structure of the IBSC was unexpected, so its implications are still under investigation. But the result could open the door to theoretical and experimental explorations into something fundamental to the phenomenon of superconductivity, and that is the way that electrons form pairs at low temperatures. Knowledge of this process could be crucial to the development of high-temperature superconductivity. So if nematicity waves are related, it is important to know how.

“Next, I hope we can work with theoretical physicists to further our understanding of nematicity waves,” said Shin. “We also wish to use laser-PEEM to study other related materials such as metal oxides like copper oxide. It may not always be obvious where the applications lie, but working on problems of fundamental physics really fascinates me.”

Surprise result for solid state physicists hints at unusual electron behavior

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It was the most important blow of thelast market day in Serie A, or rather the very last minutes of the transfer market: Ciccio Caputo he left Sassuolo two seasons and became a new player of the Sampdoria. The new Sampdoria striker told his first sensations on the official channel of the Ligurian club: “I arrive with spirit to a thousand, I have great enthusiasm. Sampdoria has fantastic fans, it’s a historic club: I can’t wait to take the field and give everything for this shirt. I mean one thing, I want to drink lots of beers and cheer with Sampdoria fans to my every goal. “I understand that for this new adventure he chose the number 10, a decision due to a romantic motivation:” I chose the number 10 because this was the 10th year of marriage to my wife. I take this new adventure for our union and I will try to honor it as much as possible “.

“Sampdoria is a goal. From Quagliarella only to learn”

deepening



Serie A, the official signings of this summer

Caputo who in the interview retraced some stages of his career, which led him to wear the Sampdoria shirt today: “My career has been uphill, I’m as proud of what I’ve done as I am now to be on a team like this. I started from clay courts up to the national team. Sampdoria is another milestone of my career. I want to make my contribution. “Finally, a joke about Fabio Quagliarella, his next attacking partner in the Sampdoria: “Quagliarella is a strong forward, a point of reference for me. Even if I arrive as an expert, he continues to be a point of reference. One can only learn from him“.

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It was the most important blow of thelast market day in Serie A, or rather the very last minutes of the transfer market: Ciccio Caputo he left Sassuolo two seasons and became a new player of the Sampdoria. The new Sampdoria striker told his first sensations on the official channel of the Ligurian club: “I arrive with spirit to a thousand, I have great enthusiasm. Sampdoria has fantastic fans, it’s a historic club: I can’t wait to take the field and give everything for this shirt. I mean one thing, I want to drink lots of beers and cheer with Sampdoria fans to my every goal. “I understand that for this new adventure he chose the number 10, a decision due to a romantic motivation:” I chose the number 10 because this was the 10th year of marriage to my wife. I take this new adventure for our union and I will try to honor it as much as possible “.

“Sampdoria is a goal. From Quagliarella only to learn”

deepening



Serie A, the official signings of this summer

Caputo who in the interview retraced some stages of his career, which led him to wear the Sampdoria shirt today: “My career has been uphill, I’m as proud of what I’ve done as I am now to be on a team like this. I started from clay courts up to the national team. Sampdoria is another milestone of my career. I want to make my contribution. “Finally, a joke about Fabio Quagliarella, his next attacking partner in the Sampdoria: “Quagliarella is a strong forward, a point of reference for me. Even if I arrive as an expert, he continues to be a point of reference. One can only learn from him“.

.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1630725630) } [8]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(67) "Coastal grape growers can use less water during drought – NovLink" ["link"]=> string(92) "https://worldsportsnews.xyz/coastal-grape-growers-can-use-less-water-during-drought-novlink/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(6) "skunky" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Sat, 04 Sep 2021 03:06:13 +0000" ["category"]=> string(21) "Health & Science News" ["guid"]=> string(92) "https://worldsportsnews.xyz/coastal-grape-growers-can-use-less-water-during-drought-novlink/" ["description"]=> string(125) "Journal Reference: Nazareth Torres, Runze Yu, Johann Martínez-Lüscher, Evmorfia Kostaki and Sahap Kaan Kurtural. Effects..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(3681) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Nazareth Torres, Runze Yu, Johann Martínez-Lüscher, Evmorfia Kostaki and Sahap Kaan Kurtural. Effects of Irrigation at Different Fractions of Crop Evapotranspiration on Water Productivity and Flavonoid Composition of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapevine. Front. Plant Sci., 2021 DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.712622

The findings, published today (Sept. 1) in the journal Frontiers in Plant Science, show that vineyards can use 50% of the irrigation water normally used by grape crops without compromising flavor, color and sugar content.

It sheds new light on how vineyards can mitigate drought effects at a time when California is experiencing a severe water shortage and facing more extreme weather brought on by climate change, according to lead author Kaan Kurtural, professor of viticulture and enology and an extension specialist at UC Davis.

“It is a significant finding,” Kurtural said. “We don’t necessarily have to increase the amount of water supplied to grape vines.”

Growers will also be able to use this information to plan for the next growing season. “Everybody’s worried about what’s going to happen next year,” he said.

Kurtural and others from his lab studied irrigation and cabernet sauvignon grape quality at a research vineyard in Napa Valley over two growing seasons, a rainy one in 2019 and a hyper-arid one in 2020.

They focused on crop evapotranspiration, which was the amount of water lost to the atmosphere from the vineyard system based on canopy size. The weekly tests used irrigation to replace 25%, 50% and 100% of what had been lost by the crop to evapotranspiration.

Researchers found that replacing 50% of the water was the most beneficial in maintaining the grape’s flavor profile and yield. The level of symbiotic arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which help grapevines overcome stresses such as water deficits, was also not compromised. And the water used to dilute nitrogen application was also reduced, making the process more environmentally friendly.

The water footprint for growing grapes also decreased. For both the 25% and 50% replacement levels, water use efficiency increased between 18.6% and 29.2% in the 2019 growing season and by 29.2% and 42.9% in the following dry year.

While focused on cabernet sauvignon, most red grapes will respond similarly, he said.

“In the end, drought is not coming for wine,” Kurtural said. “There doesn’t need to be a tremendous amount of water for grapes. If you over irrigate in times like these, you’re just going to ruin quality for little gain.”

Coastal grape growers can use less water during drought

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Journal Reference:

  1. Nazareth Torres, Runze Yu, Johann Martínez-Lüscher, Evmorfia Kostaki and Sahap Kaan Kurtural. Effects of Irrigation at Different Fractions of Crop Evapotranspiration on Water Productivity and Flavonoid Composition of Cabernet Sauvignon Grapevine. Front. Plant Sci., 2021 DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2021.712622

The findings, published today (Sept. 1) in the journal Frontiers in Plant Science, show that vineyards can use 50% of the irrigation water normally used by grape crops without compromising flavor, color and sugar content.

It sheds new light on how vineyards can mitigate drought effects at a time when California is experiencing a severe water shortage and facing more extreme weather brought on by climate change, according to lead author Kaan Kurtural, professor of viticulture and enology and an extension specialist at UC Davis.

“It is a significant finding,” Kurtural said. “We don’t necessarily have to increase the amount of water supplied to grape vines.”

Growers will also be able to use this information to plan for the next growing season. “Everybody’s worried about what’s going to happen next year,” he said.

Kurtural and others from his lab studied irrigation and cabernet sauvignon grape quality at a research vineyard in Napa Valley over two growing seasons, a rainy one in 2019 and a hyper-arid one in 2020.

They focused on crop evapotranspiration, which was the amount of water lost to the atmosphere from the vineyard system based on canopy size. The weekly tests used irrigation to replace 25%, 50% and 100% of what had been lost by the crop to evapotranspiration.

Researchers found that replacing 50% of the water was the most beneficial in maintaining the grape’s flavor profile and yield. The level of symbiotic arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which help grapevines overcome stresses such as water deficits, was also not compromised. And the water used to dilute nitrogen application was also reduced, making the process more environmentally friendly.

The water footprint for growing grapes also decreased. For both the 25% and 50% replacement levels, water use efficiency increased between 18.6% and 29.2% in the 2019 growing season and by 29.2% and 42.9% in the following dry year.

While focused on cabernet sauvignon, most red grapes will respond similarly, he said.

“In the end, drought is not coming for wine,” Kurtural said. “There doesn’t need to be a tremendous amount of water for grapes. If you over irrigate in times like these, you’re just going to ruin quality for little gain.”

Coastal grape growers can use less water during drought

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Mancini’s national team will necessarily have to score points in the away match in Basel, scheduled for Sunday evening at 20.45. Qatar 2022 is not that far away and the last time in the European Championship it ended 3-0 …

Never let your guard down. Italy drew 1-1 with Bulgaria in a challenge on simple paper. The European champions did not go beyond par, thus missing the appointment with the three points. A result that could weigh heavily in the race to Qatar 2022. The next match for the Azzurri will be the match against Switzerland, scheduled for Sunday 5 September at 8.45 pm. It is played at St Jacob-Park in Basel. It will be essential for Mancini’s team to win at least one draw against the Swiss. Currently there are four points that divide the two national teams in the standings. Only the first of the group snatches the direct pass for the World Championship.

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With the draw against Bulgaria, Italy extends the streak of useful results to 35 games: only Spain (from 2007 to 2009) and Brazil (from 1993 to 1996) had succeeded before. The Azzurri will try to keep the unbeaten run even against Switzerland. A knockout would risk jeopardizing the qualification path for the World Cup. Furthermore, the national team of coach Murat Yakin would shorten in the standings undermining Mancini’s team in first place. So far, the Swiss have collected two wins in as many games: four goals scored and only one goal conceded. For Italy three successes and an equal. The other teams that make up group C are Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania.

PREVIOUS

Switzerland and Italy met during Group A at the European Championship. The Azzurri won 3-0. Mancini’s national team will not have to let their guard down and focus on the match. In the 59 precedents between the two national teams, the Azzurri have won 29 times against just 8 wins by the Swiss. 22 draws. There are 108 goals scored by Italy in the matches against Switzerland and 67 those scored by the opponents. The Swiss have interrupted their European journey in the quarter-finals against Spain, counting on a high-level squad with many leading players in the Bundesliga. They will not give anything to Italy, which will have to fight to the last to win important points in the standings. Qatar 2022 is not that far off.

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Mancini’s national team will necessarily have to score points in the away match in Basel, scheduled for Sunday evening at 20.45. Qatar 2022 is not that far away and the last time in the European Championship it ended 3-0 …

Never let your guard down. Italy drew 1-1 with Bulgaria in a challenge on simple paper. The European champions did not go beyond par, thus missing the appointment with the three points. A result that could weigh heavily in the race to Qatar 2022. The next match for the Azzurri will be the match against Switzerland, scheduled for Sunday 5 September at 8.45 pm. It is played at St Jacob-Park in Basel. It will be essential for Mancini’s team to win at least one draw against the Swiss. Currently there are four points that divide the two national teams in the standings. Only the first of the group snatches the direct pass for the World Championship.

LATEST RESULTS

With the draw against Bulgaria, Italy extends the streak of useful results to 35 games: only Spain (from 2007 to 2009) and Brazil (from 1993 to 1996) had succeeded before. The Azzurri will try to keep the unbeaten run even against Switzerland. A knockout would risk jeopardizing the qualification path for the World Cup. Furthermore, the national team of coach Murat Yakin would shorten in the standings undermining Mancini’s team in first place. So far, the Swiss have collected two wins in as many games: four goals scored and only one goal conceded. For Italy three successes and an equal. The other teams that make up group C are Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania.

PREVIOUS

Switzerland and Italy met during Group A at the European Championship. The Azzurri won 3-0. Mancini’s national team will not have to let their guard down and focus on the match. In the 59 precedents between the two national teams, the Azzurri have won 29 times against just 8 wins by the Swiss. 22 draws. There are 108 goals scored by Italy in the matches against Switzerland and 67 those scored by the opponents. The Swiss have interrupted their European journey in the quarter-finals against Spain, counting on a high-level squad with many leading players in the Bundesliga. They will not give anything to Italy, which will have to fight to the last to win important points in the standings. Qatar 2022 is not that far off.

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