Edited and published by Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA), Ministerio de Agricultura, Chile

Pages 373 - 505
October - December 2014

Cover photography: In vitro microshoot formation in Aloe vera explants treated with plant growth regulators.
Source: Thayamini H. Seran, Eastern University, Faculty of Agriculture, Chenkalady, Sri Lanka.

Biochemical and physiological characterization of three rice cultivars under different daytime temperature conditions
Authors: Alefsi David Sanchez-Reinoso, Gabriel Garces-Varon, and Hermann Restrepo-Diaz
Pages 373 - 379 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400001
Dry matter and water dynamics of wheat grains in response to source reduction at different phases of grain filling
Authors: Claudia I. Harcha, and Daniel F. Calderini
Pages 380 - 390 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400002
Fatty acids and physiological quality of tomatillo (Physalis philadelphica Lam.) seed during natural ageing
Authors: Juan M. Pichardo-González, Óscar J. Ayala-Garay, Vi­ctor A. González-Hernández, and César M. Flores-Ortiz
Pages 391 - 396 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400003
Cacao in Mexico: Restrictive factors and productivity levels
Authors: Julio Di­az-José, Oscar Di­az-José, Saturnino Mora-Flores, Roberto Rendon-Medel, and Ricardo Tellez-Delgado
Pages 397 - 403 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400004
The economic impacts of climate change on the Chilean agricultural sector. A non-linear agricultural supply model
Authors: Roberto Ponce, Maria Blanco, and Carlo Giupponi
Pages 404 - 412 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400005
Access to credit and the determinants of technical inefficiency among specialized small farmers in Chile
Authors: Stephan von Cramon-Taubadel, and Rodrigo Saldias
Pages 413 - 420 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400006
Insecticidal activity of Laurelia sempervirens (Ruiz & Pav.) Tul. essential oil against Sitophilus zeamais Motschulsky
Authors: Cristian Torres, Gonzalo Silva, Maritza Tapia, J. Concepcion Rodriguez, Ines Figueroa, Angel Lagunes, Candelario Santillan, Agustin Robles, Sotero Aguilar, and Ismael Tucuch
Pages 421 - 426 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400007
Complete control of <i>Penicillium expansum</i> on apples fruit by using a combination of antagonistic yeast <i>Candida oleophila</i>
Authors: Victor Guerrero, Cesar Guigon, David Berlanga, and Damaris Ojeda
Pages 427 - 431 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400008
Estimating grain yield losses caused by Septoria Leaf Blotch on durum wheat in Tunisia
Authors: Samia Berraies, Mohamed Salah Gharbi, Salah Rezgui, and Amor Yahyaoui
Pages 432 - 437 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400009
The effect of picloram herbicide on the physiological responses of Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng
Authors: Xiaowen Liu, Chengmei Qi, Zongcheng Wang, Yuan Li, Qiuxia Wang, Meixia Guo, and Aocheng Cao
Pages 438 - 444 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400010
Propolis or cashew and castor oils effects on composition of Longissimus muscle of crossbred bulls finished in feedlot
Authors: Maribel Velandia Valero, Juliana Akamine Torrecilhas, Fernando Zawadzki, Elton Guntendorfer Bonafe, Grasiele Scaramal Madrona, Rodolpho Martin do Prado, Rodrigo Augusto Cortez Passetti, Dayane Cristina Rivaroli, Jesui­ Vergi­lio Visentainer, and Ivanor Nunes do Prado
Pages 445 - 451 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400011
Substitution of peat for municipal solid waste compost in watermelon seedlings production in combination with fertigation
Authors: Maria Papamichalaki, Anastasia Papadaki, and Nikolaos Tzortzakis
Pages 452 - 459 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400012
Influence of soil properties on yield and fruit maturity at harvest of 'Williams' pear
Authors: Maria Cristina Aruani, Pablo Daniel Reeb, and Norma Elizabeth Barnes
Pages 460 - 467 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400013
Salt-induced root protein profile changes in seedlings of maize inbred lines with differing salt tolerances
Authors: Yujing Cheng, Guoqing Chen, Derong Hao, Huhua Lu, Mingliang Shi, Yuxiang Mao, Xiaolan Huang, Zhenliang Zhang, and Lin Xue
Pages 468 - 476 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400014
Microbial activity of soil cultivated with corn in association with weeds under different fertility managements
Authors: Christiane Melo, Ci­ntia Fialho, Autieres Faria, Manoel Neto, Douglas Saraiva, Mauri­cio Costa, Lino Ferreira, and Francisco Affonso Ferreira
Pages 477 - 484 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400015
Phytoextraction potential of sunflower and white mustard plants in soil contaminated with zinc
Authors: Marta Zalewska, and Anna Nogalska
Pages 485 - 489 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400016
Effect of non-protein factors on heat stability of Chilean Sauvignon Blanc wines
Authors: Johannes de Bruijn, Cristina Loyola, José Luis Arumí, and José Martínez
Pages 490 - 496 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400017
Effect of 6-benzyl-aminopurine and thidiazuron on in vitro shoot organogenesis of Aloe vera (L.) Burm. f.
Authors: Lavanya Lavakumaran, and Thayamini H. Seran
Pages: 497 - 501 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400018
Oviposition of Naupactus cervinus (Boheman) and Naupactus xanthographus (Germar) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) under laboratory conditions on orange fruits
Authors: Natalia Olivares, Nathalie Morales, Paola Luppichini, and Eugenio Lopez
Pages: 502 - 505 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392014000400019