CHILEAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
Edited and published by Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA), Ministerio de Agricultura, Chile

VOLUME 77 - ISSUE 4
Pages 295 - 419
October - December 2017

Cover photography: Damage by codling moth larvae (Cydia pomonella [L.]) in apple.
Source: Luis Devotto, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, INIA Quilamapu, Chillán, Chile.

RESEARCH ARTICLES
Gas exchange, photosynthetic pigments and growth for tomato and lettuce intercropping
Authors: Tatiana P.L. da Cunha-Chiamolera, Arthur B. Cecílio Filho, Durvalina M.M. dos Santos, and Flávio J.R. Cruz
Pages 295 - 302 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400295
Correlation between grain quality of foxtail millet (Setaria italica [L.] P. Beauv.) and environmental factors on multivariate statistical analysis
Authors: Na Ning, Yan-jun Yang, Jian-ping Hong, Xiang-yang Yuan, Xi-e Song, Hong-fu Wang, and Ping-yi Guo3
Pages 303 - 310 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400303
Multiple resistance to thifensulfuron-methyl and fomesafen in redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus L.) from China
Authors: Hengzhi Wang, Wenlei Guo, Lele Zhang, Kongping Zhao, Luan Ge, Xueshen Lv, Weitang Liu, and Jinxin Wang
Pages 311 - 317 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400311
Trichoderma strains as growth promoters in Capsicum annuum and as biocontrol agents in Meloidogyne incognita
Authors: Elizabeth Herrera-Parra, Jairo Cristóbal-Alejo, and José A. Ramos-Zapata
Pages 318 - 324 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400318
Genetic and biological characterizaton of Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. causing crown and root rot of strawberry
Authors: Soledad Sánchez, Manuel Chamorro, José L. Henríquez Javiera Grez, Isabel Díaz, Berta de los Santos, and Marina Gambardella
Pages 325 - 331 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400325
Assessment of the genetic variation in alfalfa genotypes utilizing SRAP markers for breeding purposes
Authors: Hela Ben Rhouma, Ksenija TaSki-Ajdukovic, Nadia Zitouna, Dorra Sdouga, Dragan Milic, and Neila Trifi-Farah
Pages 332 - 339 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400332
Nutritional value, performance, feeding behavior and serum biochemical profile of sheep fed with alfalfa hay replacing Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.) hay
Authors: José C. da Silva, Antonia C. Véras, Francisco R. de Carvalho, Marcelo A. Ferreira, Evaristo O. de Souza, Lígia G. Barreto, Levi A. Lopes, and Juliana V. da Silva
Pages 340 - 345 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400340
Effect of different supplemental irrigation strategies on photosynthetic characteristics and water use efficiency of wheat
Authors: Jikun Xu, Zhenwen Yu, Yu Shi, Peiwu Guo, and Yuqiu Wang
Pages 346 - 354 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400346
Soil fungal communities in tea plantation after 10 years of chemical vs integrated fertilization
Authors: Li-Min Wang, Dong-Feng Huang Yu Fang, Fei Wang, Fang-Liang Li, and Min Liao
Pages 355 - 364 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400355
Substitution and optimization of Nigerian white beniseed (Sesamum indicum L.) cake for soybean meal in cobb broiler diets.
Authors: Victor Okoro, Simon Akwukwuegbu, Christian Mbajiorgu, and George Anyanwu
Pages 365 - 372 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400365
Changes in concentration of volatile compounds in response to defoliation of Muscat of Alexandria grapevines grown under a traditional farming system
Authors: Guillermo A. Pascual, Ignacio Serra, Arturo Calderón-Orellana, V. Felipe Laurie, and María Dolores Lopéz
Pages 373 - 381 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400373
Maize stover biochar increases urea (15N isotope) retention in soils but does not promote its acquisition by plants during a 4-year pot experiment
Authors: Zunqi Liu, Xiaoyi Cheng, Daquan Sun, Jun Meng, and Wenfu Chen
Pages 382 - 389 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400382
Pelletized paper mill waste promotes nutrient input and N mineralization in a degraded Alfisol
Authors: Pablo Undurraga, Juan Hirzel, José Celis, Carla Perez and Marco A. Sandoval
Pages 390 - 399 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400390
Nitrogen mineralization in a Alfisol amended with thermoelectric industry by-products
Authors: Claudio Fernández, Neal Stolpe, José E. Celis, and Marco A. Sandoval
Pages 400 - 405 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400400
Characterization of tirsification soil weathering processes: The case of Los Lirios wetland, Guadalquivir basin, Seville, Spain
Authors: José Manuel Recio, Marco A. Sandoval, Cesareo Borja, Fernando Díaz, Francisco Borja, and José Ubera
Pages 406 - 412 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400406
SCIENTIFIC NOTES
Laboratory rearing methods that promote inbreeding have a negative impact in the fitness of Mastrus ridens Horstmann (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid used for the control of codling moth
Authors: Erick Bueno, Alda Romero, Iván Osorio, and Tania Zaviezo
Pages: 413 - 419 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392017000400413