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


April - June 2020

Cover photography: Mexican landrace of maize (Zea mays L.) highlighting reddish styles. Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico.
Source: Juan Carlos Raya-Pérez, Tecnológico Nacional de Mexico/I.T. Roque, Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico.

Additive intercropping of sunflower and soybean to improve yield and land use efficiency: Effect of thinning interval and nitrogen fertilization
Authors: Ali I. Nawar, Heba S.A. Salama, and Hassan E. Khalil
Pages 142 - 152 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200142
New polymorphic nuclear microsatellites from Aristotelia chilensis (Mol.) Stuntz (Elaeocarpaceae)
Authors: Matías Cona, Mª Herminia Castro, Pedro León-Lobos, Francisco Correa, Greg Jordan, Adriana Bastías, Boris Sagredo, and Patricio Hinrichsen
Pages 153 - 160 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200153
Alleviation of cobalt stress by exogenous sodium nitroprusside in iceberg lettuce
Authors: Halil Samet
Pages 161 - 170 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200161
Effect of seeding rate on selected physical parameters and biomass yield of maize
Authors: Andrzej Anders, Piotr Markowski, Stanisław Konopka, Zdzisław Kaliniewicz, Adam Józef Lipinski, and Dariusz Jan Choszcz
Pages 171 - 180 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200171
Changes in sediment properties and the bacterial community in marine sediments after entering the terrestrial ecosystem in Bohai Bay, northern China
Authors: Xin Sui, Huijun Gu, Meiqing Jia, Chengbao Liu, Meiqi Liu, Zhiwei Gao, and Guogang Zhang
Pages 181 - 196 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200181
Long-term interactions of reduced tillage and different amounts of residue retaining improved soil environment in a semi-arid tropical climate
Authors: Shuang Zhong, and Hui-cai Zeng
Pages 197 - 208 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200197
Fitness evaluation of Encarsia sophia parasitizing Aleurocybotus indicus on two rice cultivars
Authors: Huizhong Sun and Yueqin Song
Pages 209 - 218 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200209
Calcium chloride priming increases chilling tolerance in Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge
Authors: Lu Gao and Min Yan
Pages 219 - 226 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200219
Segregation analysis for bacterial leaf blight disease resistance genes in rice 'MR219' using SSR marker
Authors: Zakiah Mohd Zuki1, Mohd Yusop Rafii, Asfaliza Ramli, Yusuff Oladosu, Mohammad Abdul Latif, Kamaruzaman Sijam, Mohd Razi Ismail, and Hamidah Mohd Sarif
Pages 227 - 233 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200227
Effect of a homofermentative lactic acid bacteria additive on the quality of sugar-beet pulp silage and animal response of dairy cows with restricted access to pasture
Authors: Rubén Pulido, Eduardo García, Ignacio Beltrán, José Daza, Juan Keim, and Ismael Castillo
Pages 234 - 240 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200234
Physiological and biochemical analyses of novel drought-tolerant maize lines reveal osmoprotectant accumulation at silking stage
Authors: Martha Salgado-Aguilar, Terence Molnar, José L. Pons-Hernández, Jorge Covarrubias-Prieto, Juan G. Ramírez-Pimentel, Juan C. Raya-Pérez, Sarah Hearne, and Gabriel Iturriaga
Pages 241 - 252 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200241
Reproductive phenology of the arborescent cactus Eulychnia acida Phil. under three agroecological conditions in the Coquimbo Region, Chile
Authors: Angélica Salvatierra
Pages 253 - 262 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200253
Response of direct seeded rice to increasing rates of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in two paddy rice soils
Authors: Juan Hirzel, Mario Paredes, Viviana Becerra, and Gabriel Donoso
Pages 263 - 273 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200263
Strategies for production, characterization and application of protein-based biostimulants in agriculture: A review
Authors: Jesús M. Moreno-Hernández, Israel Benítez-García, Miguel A. Mazorra-Manzano, Juan C. Ramírez-Suárez, and Esteban Sánchez
Pages: 274 - 289 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200274
Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) and its relationship with agroclimatic characteristics: A Colombian perspective
Authors: Miguel García-Parra, Andrés Zurita-Silva, Roman Stechauner-Rohringer, Diego Roa-Acosta, and Sven-Erik Jacobsen
Pages: 290 - 302 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200290
Temperate japonica rice (Oryza sativa L.) breeding: History, present and future challenges
Authors: Karla I. Cordero-Lara
Pages: 303 - 314 | Abstract | Full Text PDF | DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392020000200303