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

Pages 255 - 389
July - September 2016

Cover photography: Chia (Salvia hispanica L.) crop.
Source: Herman Silva, Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas, Santiago, Chile.

Growth and yield of chia (Salvia hispanica L.) in the Mediterranean and desert climates of Chile
Authors: Cecilia Baginsky, Jorge Arenas, Hugo Escobar, Marco Garrido, Natalia Valero, Diego Tello, Leslie Pizarro, Alfonso Valenzuela, Luis Morales, and Herman Silva
Pages 255 - 264 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300001
Osmopriming improves seeds germination, growth, antioxidant responses and membrane stability during early stage of Moroccan alfalfa populations under water deficit
Authors: Mohammed Mouradi, Abdelaziz Bouizgaren, Mohamed Farissi, Bouchra Makoudi, Ablaa Kabbadj, Anne-Aliénor Very, Hervé Sentenac, Ahmed Qaddoury, and Cherki Ghoulam
Pages 265 - 272 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300002
Measuring the performance of a perennial alfalfa with drought tolerance indices
Authors: Djamal Bellague, Mahfoud M’Hammedi-Bouzina, and Aïssa Abdelguerfi
Pages 273 - 284 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300003
Comparison of graphical analyses for maize genetic experiments: Application of biplots and polar plot to line x tester design
Authors: Fatih Kahriıman, Cem Ömer Egesel, Gül Ebru Orhun, Baris Alaca, and Fatma Avci
Pages 285 - 293 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300004
An accurate prediction of maize crosses using diallel and best linear unbiased predictor (BLUP)
Authors: Gustavo H.F. Oliveira, Rodolfo Buzinaro, Lucas T.M. Revolti, Carlos H.B. Giorgenon, Kauê Charnai, Diego Resende, and Gustavo V. Moro
Pages 294 - 299 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300005
Multiple marker-traits associations for maize agronomic traits
Authors: Sanja Mikic, Ankica Kondic Spika, Ljiljana Brbaklic, Dusan Stanisavljevic, Dragana Trkulja, Marina Tomicic, Aleksandra Nastasic, Borislav Kobiljski, Slaven Prodanovic, and Gordana Surlan Momirovic
Pages 300 - 306 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300006
Studies on the phenotypic and genotypic variation of sixteen cucumber genotypes
Authors: Chikezie O. Ene, Peter E. Ogbonna, Christian U. Agbo, and Uche P. Chukwudi
Pages 307 - 313 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300007
Regulation mechanism of exogenous ALA on growth and physiology of Leymus chinensis (Trin.) under salt stress
Authors: Shakeel Ahmad Anjum, Jin-huan Li, Jun Lv, Xue-feng Zong, Ling Wang, Ai-jie Yang, Rong Yan, Zohaib Ali, Ji-xuan Song, and San-gen Wang
Pages 314 - 320 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300008
Dynamic of aboveground biomass and soil moisture as affected by short-term grazing exclusion on eastern alpine meadow of Qinghai-Tibet plateau, China
Authors: Haibo Liu, Jianping Wu, Xinhui Tian, and Wenhua Du
Pages 321 - 329 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300009
Insecticidal activity of Laureliopsis philippiana (Looser) Schodde (Atherospermataceae) essential oil against Sitophilus spp. (Coleoptera Curculionidae)
Authors: Carolina Norambuena, Gonzalo Silva, Angélica Urbina, Inés Figueroa, and J. Concepción Rodríguez-Maciel
Pages 330 - 336 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300010
Fattening performance of crossbred (Polish Holstein-Friesian x Hereford, Limousin or Charolais) bulls and steers offered high-wilted grass silage-based rations
Authors: Cezary Purwin, Iwona Wyzlic, Zofia Wielgosz-Groth, Monika Sobczuk-Szul, Jacek P. Michalski, and Zenon Nogalski
Pages 337 - 342 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300011
Atriplex nummularia Lindl. as alternative for improving salt-affected soils conditions in semiarid environments: a field experiment
Authors: Ygor J.A.B. Silva, Yuri J.A.B. Silva, Maria B.G.S. Freire, Esmeralda A.P.L. Lopes, and Monaliza A. Santos
Pages 343 - 348 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300012
Effect of thermal conversion of pig manure and poultry litter on the content and mobility of Mn and Fe in biochars and in soil after their application
Authors: Krzysztof Gondek, and Monika Mierzwa-Hersztek
Pages 349 - 355 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300013
Use of earthworms as a pesticide exposure indicator in soils under conventional and organic management
Authors: Ana D. Araneda, Pablo Undurraga, Daniela Lopez, Katia Saez, and Ricardo Barra
Pages 356 - 362 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300014
Effect of pellets made of waste materials from the paper industry enhanced with seaweed (Ulva lactuca L.) on N mineralization and lettuce production
Authors: Valesca B. San Martín, Pablo Undurraga, Celerino Quezada, José E. Celis, and Marco A. Sandoval
Pages 363 - 370 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300015
Adsorption-desorption behavior of thiram: effect of soil type, temperature and pH
Authors: Zainol Maznah, Muhamad Halimah, and Sahid Ismail
Pages 371 - 377 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300016
Dose dependant rhizospheric Ni toxicity evaluation: Membrane stability and antioxidant potential of Vigna species
Authors: Seema Mahmood, Shabnam Ishtiaq, Ghulam Yasin, and Ahsan Irshad
Pages 378 - 384 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300017
Seed morphology and anatomy of Rubus geoides Sm.
Authors: Melissa Fredes, Carlos Muñoz, Loreto Prat, Francisco Torres, Pedro Sáez, Leonardo Bustamante, Leonardo Paiva, and Ricardo Pertuzé
Pages: 385 - 389 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392016000300018