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

VOLUME 78 - ISSUE 3
Pages 318 - 458
July - September 2018

Cover photography: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.)
Source: Gerardo Tapia, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, INIA Quilamapu, Chillán, Chile

RESEARCH ARTICLES
Inbreeding depression and performance of partially self-fertilized maize progenies in a top cross
Authors: Andreia Somera, Angelita L.S.L. Ragagnin, Maraiza L. Costa, Willame dos S. Candido, and Edésio F. dos Reis
Pages 318 - 326 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300318
Application of artificial neural networks to frosts detection in central Chile using the forecast of the next-day minimum air temperature
Authors: Marcel Fuentes, Cristóbal Campos, and Sebastián García-Loyola
Pages 327 - 338 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300327
Analysis of rhamnogalacturonan I fragments as elicitors of the defense mechanism in tomato fruit
Authors: María Isabel Jiménez-Maldonado, Martín Ernesto Tiznado-Hernández, Agustín Rascón-Chu, Elizabeth Carvajal-Millán, Jaime Lizardi-Mendoza, and Rosalba Troncoso-Rojas
Pages 339 - 349 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300339
Long-term maize stalk retention reduces seedtime soil respiration
Authors: Honglei Jia, Hui Guo, Michael J. Walsh, John Bennett, Yu Zhang, and Gang Wang
Pages 350 - 359 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300350
Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria with ACC deaminase activity isolated from Mediterranean dryland areas in Chile: Effects on early nodulation in alfalfa
Authors: George A. Cedeño-García, , Macarena Gerding, Gary Moraga, Luis Inostroza, Susana Fischer, Maurine Sepúlveda-Caamaño, and Pía Oyarzúa
Pages 360 - 369 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300360
Environmental factors on seed germination and seedling emergence of Phleum paniculatum Huds
Authors: Han Wu, Pei Zhang, Guoqi Chen, Lang Pan, Jun Li, and Liyao Dong
Pages 370 - 377 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300370
Effect of saponins of Quillaja saponaria extracts in combination with Pseudomonas protegens to control Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici in wheat
Authors: Jonathan A. González-Castillo, Tamara P. Quezada-D’Angelo, Gonzalo I. Silva-Aguayo, and Ernesto A. Moya-Elizondo
Pages 378 - 390 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300378
Antagonistic activity of Trichoderma asperellum and Trichoderma harzianum against genetically diverse Botrytis cinerea isolates
Authors: Biljana Kuzmanovska, Rade Rusevski, Mirjana Jankulovska, and Katerina B. Oreshkovikj
Pages 391 - 399 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300391
Relationship between the number of partial resistance genes and the response to leaf rust in wheat genotypes
Authors: Lourdes Ledesma-Ramírez, Ernesto Solis-Moya, Juan G. Ramírez-Pimentel, Susanne Dreisigacker, Julio Huerta-Espino, Cesar L. Aguirre-Mancilla, and Luis A. Mariscal-Amaro
Pages 400 - 408 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300400
Changes in herbage mass and time of herbage allocation modify nutritional and metabolic status of dairy cows
Authors: Álvaro Morales, Marisol Godoy, Ignacio Beltrán, Ananda Muller, Oscar Balocchi, and Rubén Pulido
Pages 409 - 418 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300409
Xylem structure and function in three grapevine varieties
Authors: Constanza Quintana-Pulido, Luis Villalobos-González, Mariana Muñoz, Nicolás Franck, and Claudio Pastenes
Pages 419 - 428 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300419
Effects of dietary concentrate supplementation on enteric methane emissions and performance of late lactation dairy cows
Authors: Camila Muñoz, Denisse Herrera, Sara Hube, Jorge Morales, and Emilio M. Ungerfeld
Pages 429 - 437 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300429
Effect of abscisic acid and methyl jasmonate preharvest applications on fruit quality and cracking tolerance of sweet cherry
Authors: Cristian Balbontín, Camilo Gutiérrez, Michael Wolff, and Carlos R. Figueroa
Pages 438 - 446 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392018000300438
Herbivore-induced plant volatiles emitted from avocado shoots infested by Oligonychus yothersi (Acari: Tetranychidae) increases the attraction of micro-coleopterans
Authors: Tommy Rioja, Ricardo Ceballos, and Loreto Holuigue
Pages 447 - 458 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | Full Text HTML | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-583920180003004447