Briceno G, Schalchli H, Rubilar O, Tortella GR, Mutis A, Benimeli CS, et al. Increased diazinon hydrolysis to 2-isopropyl-6-methyl-4-pyrimidinol in liquid medium by a specific Streptomyces mixed culture. Chemosphere 2016;156:195-203.

Chacón-Fuentes, M. A., Lizama, M. G., Parra, L. J., Seguel, I. E., & Quiroz, A. E. Insect diversity, community composition and damage index on wild and cultivated murtilla. Ciencia e investigación agraria 2016;43(1):57-67.

Chang S, Carneiro-Leao MP, de Oliveira BF, Souza-Motta C, Lima N, Santos C, et al. Polyphasic Approach Including MALDI-TOF MS/MS Analysis for Identification and Characterisation of Fusarium verticillioides in Brazilian Corn Kernels. Toxins 2016;8(3).

Espinoza J, Urzua A, Tampe J, Parra L, Quiroz A. Repellent Activity of the Essential Oil from the Heartwood of Pilgerodendron uviferum (D. Don) Florin against Aegorhinus superciliosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Molecules 2016;21(4).

Gallardo, F., Briceño, G., Flores, M. J., & Diez, M. C. Recycling pulp mill sludge to volcanic soil: a column leaching study. Journal of soil science and plant nutrition 2016; 16(1): 248-261.

Gonzalez-Gonzalez A, Palma-Millanao R, Yanez O, Rojas M, Mutis A, Venthur H, et al. Virtual Screening of Plant Volatile Compounds Reveals a High Affinity of Hylamorpha elegans (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Odorant-Binding Proteins for Sesquiterpenes From Its Native Host. Journal of Insect Science 2016;16.

Marileo LG, Jorquera MA, Hernandez M, Briceno G, Mora MD, Demanet R, et al. Changes in bacterial communities by post-emergent herbicides in an Andisol fertilized with urea as revealed by DGGE. Applied Soil Ecology 2016;101:141-151.

Manosalva L, Mutis A, Urzua A, Fajardo V, Quiroz A. Antibacterial Activity of Alkaloid Fractions from Berberis microphylla G. Forst and Study of Synergism with Ampicillin and Cephalothin. Molecules 2016;21(1).

Northey T, Venthur H, De Biasio F, Chauviac FX, Cole A, Ribeiro K, et al. Crystal Structures and Binding Dynamics of Odorant-Binding Protein 3 from two aphid species Megoura viciae and Nasonovia ribisnigri. Scientific Reports 2016;6.

Oliveira HMB, Santos C, Paterson RRM, Gusmao NB, Lima N. Fungi from a Groundwater-Fed Drinking Water Supply System in Brazil. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2016;13(3).

Palma G, Jorquera M, Demanet R, Elgueta S, Briceno G, Mora MD. Urea Fertilizer and pH Influence on Sorption Process of Flumetsulam and MCPA Acidic Herbicides in a Volcanic Soil. Journal of Environmental Quality 2016;45(1):323-330.

Schalchli, H., G.R. Tortella, O. Rubilar, L. Parra, E. Hormazabal & A. Quiroz. 2016. Fungal Volatiles: An Environmentally Friendly Tool to Control Pathogenic Microorganisms in Plants. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology (In Press).

Sineli PE, Tortella G, Davila Costa JS, Benimeli CS, Cuozzo SA. Evidence of alpha-, beta- and gamma-HCH mixture aerobic degradation by the native actinobacteria Streptomyces sp M7. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 2016;32(5).

Souza PND, Grigoletto TLB, de Moraes LAB, Abreu LM, Guimaraes LHS, Santos C, et al. Production and chemical characterization of pigments in filamentous fungi. Microbiology-Sgm 2016;162:12-22.

Tampe, J., L. Parra, K. Huaiquil & A. Quiroz. Chemical composition of the essential oil of Ruta chalepensis (Linnaeus) from Chile and its potential repellent effect against Aegorhinus superciliosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2016; 16(1): 48-59

Tapia C, Parra L, Pacheco B, Palma R, Gajardo G, Quiroz A. Courtship behavior and potential indications for chemical communication in Artemia franciscana (Kellog 1906). Gayana 2015;79(2):152-160.

Urrutia C, Rubilar O, Tortella G, Castillo JM, Romero E, Azcon R, et al. Influence of the rhizosphere in a biopurification system on the dissipation of a pesticide mixture. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;15(4):914-927.

Vera W, Parra L, Quiroz A, Bergmann J. Attraction to Host Plant Volatiles and Feeding Performance of Naupactus Xanthographus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is Affected by Starvation. Journal of Insect Behavior 2016;29(1):48-56.


Tampe, J., L. Parra, K. Huaiquil & A. Quiroz. Chemical composition of the essential oil of Ruta chalepensis (Linnaeus) from Chile and its potential repellent effect against Aegorhinus superciliosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2016; 16(1): xxx-xxx.


Schalchli, H., G.R. Tortella, O. Rubilar, L. Parra, E. Hormazabal & A. Quiroz. 2016. Fungal Volatiles: An Environmentally Friendly Tool to Control Pathogenic Microorganisms in Plants. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology (In Press).


Bosso L, Lacatena F, Cristinzio G, Cea M, Diez MC, Rubilar O. 2015. Biosorption of pentachlorophenol by Anthracophyllum discolor in the form of live fungal pellets. New Biotechnology 32(1):21-25.

Briceno G, Fuentes MS, Rubilar O, Jorquera M, Tortella G, Palma G, Maria J. Amoroso, Maria Cristina Diez. 2015. Removal of the insecticide diazinon from liquid media by free and immobilized Streptomyces sp isolated from agricultural soil. Journal of Basic Microbiology 2015;55(3):293-302.

Campos M., Perruchon C., Vasilieiadis S., Menkissoglu-Spiroudi U., Karpouzas D.G., Diez M.C.. 2015. Isolation and characterization of bacteria from acidic pristine soil environment able to transform iprodione and 3,5-dichloraniline. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 104, 201-211.

Chacon-Fuentes M, Parra L, Rodriguez-Saona C, Seguel I, Ceballos R, Quiroz A. Domestication in Murtilla (Ugni molinae) Reduced Defensive Flavonol Levels but Increased Resistance Against a Native Herbivorous Insect. Environmental Entomology 2015;44(3):627-637.

Cuevas R, Duran N, Diez MC, Tortella GR, Rubilar O. 2015. Extracellular Biosynthesis of Copper and Copper Oxide Nanoparticles by Stereum hirsutum, a Native White-Rot Fungus from Chilean Forests. Journal of Nanomaterials.

Diez, M.C., Schalchli H., Elgueta, S., Salgado, E., Millahueque, N., Rubilar O., Tortella G.R., Briceño, G. 2015. Rhizosphere effect on pesticide degradation in biobed under different hydraulic load. J. Soil Science Plant Nutrition 15 (2), 410-421

González, M.E., Cea, M., Medina, J., González, A., Diez, M.C., Cartes, P., Monreal, C., Navia, R. 2015. Evaluation of biodegradable polymers as encapsulating agents for the development of a urea controlled-release fertilizer using biochar as support material. Science of the Total Environment. Volume 505, 446 – 453.

Heidi Schalchli, José Becerra, Gabriela Briceño, Víctor Hernández, Emilio Hormazábal, Olga Rubilar, M. Cristina Diez. Volatiles from white-rot fungi for controlling plant pathogenic fungi. Chemistry and Ecology, 31:8, 754-763, DOI:10.1080/02757540.2015.1094465

Medel V, Palma R, Mercado D, Rebolledo R, Quiroz A, Mutis A. The Effect of Protease Inhibitors on Digestive Proteolytic Activity in the Raspberry Weevil, Aegorhinus superciliosus (Guérin) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Neotropical Entomology 2015;44(1):77-83.

Parra, L., A. Mutis, M. Chacón, M. Lizama, C. Rojas, A. Catrileo, O. Rubilar, G. Tortella, M.A. Birkett & A. Quiroz. Horn fly larval survival in cattle dung is reduced by endophyte infection of tall fescue pasture. Pes Management Science PM-15-0334-R2 (Accepted).

Rabert, C., M. Hodar, L. Bravo, A. Quiroz & A. Urzúa. A rapid preparative-TLC/GC-MS methodology for discriminating between two filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae) native from the temperate rain forest of Southern Chile based on their soluble carbohydrates. BLACPMA 2015; 14:364-373

Schalchli, H., G.R. Tortella, O. Rubilar, L. Parra, E. Hormazabal & A. Quiroz. 2015. Fungal Volatiles: An Environmentally Friendly Tool to Control Pathogenic Microorganisms in Plants. Critical Review in Biotechnology. DOI: 10.3109/07388551.2014.946466.

Tapia, C., L. Parra, B. Pacheco, R. Palma, G. Gajardo & A. Quiroz. 2015. Courtship behavior and potential indications for chemical communication in Artemia franciscana (Kellog, 1906). GAYANA 2015; 79(2):152-160.

Tortella G, Duran N, Rubilar O, Parada M, Diez MC. 2015. Are white-rot fungi a real biotechnological option for the improvement of environmental health? Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 35(2):165-172.

Urrutia C., Rubilar O, Tortella G.R, Castillo J.M., Romero E., Azcón R., Castillo M.d.P., Diez M.C. 2015. Influence of the rhizosphere of the grass layer in a biopurification system on the dissipation of a pesticide mixture. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. (in press)

Venthur, H., J.J. Zhou, A. Mutis, R. Ceballos, R. Mella-Herrera, G. Larama, A. Avila, P. Iturriaga-Vásquez, M. Faundez-Parraguez, M. Alvear & A. Quiroz. 2015. β-ionone as putative semiochemical suggested by ligand binding on the odorant-binding protein of Hylamorpha elegans (Burmeister) and electroantennographic recordings. Entomological Science (Accepted)



Alfaro, S., A. Quiroz, I. Seguel & E. Scheuermann Effects of drying techniques on murtilla fruit polyphenols and antioxidant activity. Journal of Food Research 2014; 3(5):73-82.

Bustamante M., Rubilar O., Diez M.C. 2014. Effect of Soya Lecithin on Solubilization and Biodegradation of Pentachlorophenol by Anthracophyllum discolor. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 5, 28-38. (IF: 1.870)

Candia, O., R. Demanet, T. Fernández, M.L. Mora, G. Briceño & G. Palma. 2015. Sorption and mobility of dimethenamid in a volcanic soil amended with liquid cow manure. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 14 (4), 1039-1050

Ciudad G., O. Rubilar, L. Azócar, C. Toro, M. Cea, A. Torres, A. Ribera & R. Navia. 2014. Performance of an enzymatic extract in microalgae cell wall disruption. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering 117: 75-80.

Cortes Y; E Hormazabal; H Leal; A Urzua; A Mutis; L Parra; A Quiroz. Novel antimicrobial activity of a dichloromethane extract obtained from red seaweed Ceramium rubrum (Hudson) (Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae) against Yersinia ruckeri and Saprolegnia parasitica, agents that cause diseases in salmonids. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 2014 17(3);126-131

Duran, Nelson; Cuevas, Raphael; Cordi, Livia; Rubilar, Olga; Diez, Maria Cristina. 2014. Biogenic silver nanoparticles associated with silver chloride nanoparticles (Ag@AgCl) produced by laccase from Trametes versicolor. SpringerPlus, 3:645. (doi:10.1186/2193-1801-3-645)

Kanhed P., S. Birla, S. Gaikwad, A. Gade, A. Seabra, O. Rubilar, N. Duran & M. Rai. 2014. In vitro antifungal efficacy of copper nanoparticles against selected crop pathogenic fungi. Materials Letters 115: 13-17.

Manosalva L; A Mutis; J Diaz; A Urzua; V Fajardo; A Quiroz. Identification of isoquinoline alkaloids from Berberis microphylla by HPLC ESI-MS/MS. Boletin Latinoamericano Y Del Caribe De Plantas Medicinales Y Aromaticas 2014 13(4);324-335

Martin JBS; A Quiroz; JA Verdugo; L Parra; E Hormazabal; LA Astudillo; M Rojas-Herrera, et al. Host Selection and Probing Behavior of the Poplar Aphid Chaitophorus leucomelas (Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae) on Two Poplar Hybrids With Contrasting Susceptibility to Aphids. Journal of Economic Entomology 2014 107(1);268-276

Mutis A; R Palma; L Parra; M Alvear; R Isaacs; M Moron; A Quiroz. Morphology and Distribution of Sensilla on the Antennae of Hylamorpha elegans Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Neotropical Entomology 2014 43(3);260-265

Mutis A; R Palma; H Venthur; P Iturriaga-Vasquez; M Faundez-Parraguez; R Mella-Herrera; D Kontodimas, et al. Molecular Characterization and In Silico Analysis of the Pheromone-Binding Protein of the European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermuller) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Neotropical Entomology 2014 43(3);266-275

Ortega F; L Parra; A Quiroz. Breeding red clover for improved persistence in Chile: a review. Crop & Pasture Science 2014 65(11);1138-1146

Parra L; A Angulo; V Medel; A Aguilera; G Marin; R Rebolledo. Species and seasonal abundance of noctuids with special reference to the species of agricultural importance in the Region de La Araucania, Chile (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Shilap-Revista De Lepidopterologia 2014 42(165);97-109
Rao M.A., Scelza R., Acevedo F., Diez M.C., Gianfreda L. 2014. Enzymes as useful tools for environmental purposes. Chemosphere. Volume 107, 145–162 ( (IF=3.499)

Rubilar O., Diez M.C., Tortella G.R., Briceño G., Marcato P.D., Durán N. 2014. New Strategies and Challenges for Nanobiotechnology in Agriculture. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 8: 1-12. (IF=0,826)

Scheuermann E; M Ihl; L Beraud; A Quiroz; S Salvo; S Alfaro; RO Bustos, et al. Effects of Packaging and Preservation Treatments on the Shelf Life of Murtilla Fruit (Ugni molinae Turcz) in Cold Storage. Packaging Technology and Science 2014 27(3);241-248

Toledo D; A Mutis; E Hormazabal; R Palma; M Parada; E Scheuermann; A Quiroz. Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of Laureliopsis philippiana (Looser) essential oil. Boletin Latinoamericano Y Del Caribe De Plantas Medicinales Y Aromaticas 2014 13(1);117-125

Tortella GR, Salgado E, Cuozzo SA, Mella-Herrera RA, Parra L, Diez MC, et al. 2014. Combined microbiological test to assess changes in an organic matrix used to avoid agricultural soil contamination, exposed to an insecticide. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 14(4):869-880.

Toledo D, Parra L, Mutis A, Ortega F, Hormazabal E, Quiroz A. Influence of long-chain fatty acids on weight gain of Hylastinus obscurus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2014;41(3):357-364.

Venthur H; A Mutis; JJ Zhou; A Quiroz. Ligand binding and homology modelling of insect odorant-binding proteins. Physiological Entomology 2014 39(3);183-198.



Alfaro S; A Mutis; R Palma; A Quiroz; I Seguel; E Scheuermann. Influence of genotype and harvest year on polyphenol content and antioxidant activity in murtilla (Ugni molinae Turcz) fruit. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2013 13(1);67-78

Antileo C; H Medina; C Bornhardt; C Munoz; F Jaramillo; J Proal. Actuators monitoring system for real-time control of nitrification-denitrification via nitrite on long term operation. Chemical Engineering Journal 2013 223;467-478

Bustamante M; N Duran; MC Diez. Biosurfactants are useful tools for the bioremediation of contaminated soil: a review. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2012 12(4);667-687

Diez MC; M Levio; G Briceno; O Rubilar; G Tortella; F Gallardo. Biochar as a Partial Replacement of Peat in Pesticide-Degrading Biomixtures Formulated with Different Soil Types. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 2013 7(6);741-747

Elgueta S; O Rubilar; N Lima; MC Diez. Selection of white-rot fungi to formulate complex and coated pellets for Reactive Orange 165 decolourization. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 2012 15(6)

Fernandez-Alberti S; O Rubilar; GR Tortella; MC Diez. Chlorpyrifos degradation in a Biomix: Effect of pre-incubation and water holding capacity. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2012 12(4);785-799 "

Fuentes MS; GE Briceno; J Saez; CS Benimeli; MC Diez; MJ Amoroso. Enhanced Removal of a Pesticides Mixture by Single Cultures and Consortia of Free and Immobilized Streptomyces Strains. Biomed Research International 2013

Medel V; B Molina; J Seguel; R Rebolledo; A Quiroz. Morphology and histology of the digestive system of raspberry weevil Aegorhinus superciliosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Revista Colombiana De Entomologia 2013 39(2);260-266

Palma R; A Mutis; R Isaacs; A Quiroz. Type and distribution of sensilla in the antennae of the red clover root borer, Hylastinus obscurus. Journal of Insect Science 2013 13

Parra L; C Rojas; A Catrileo; R Galdames; A Mutis; MA Birkett; A Quiroz. Differences in the fly-load of Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) on cattle is modified by endophyte infection of pastures. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 2013 16(5)

Parra L; A Mutis; F Ortega; A Quiroz. Field response of Hylastinus obscurus Marsham (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to E-2-hexenal and limonene, two host-derived semiochemicals. Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2013 40(3);637-642

Rebolledo R; J Abarzua; A Zavala; A Quiroz; M Alvear; A Aguilera. The effects of the essential oil and hydrolate of canelo (Drimys winteri) on adults of Aegorhinus superciliosus in the laboratory. Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2012 39(3);481-488

Rubilar O; M Rai; G Tortella; MC Diez; AB Seabra; N Duran. Biogenic nanoparticles: copper, copper oxides, copper sulphides, complex copper nanostructures and their applications. Biotechnology Letters 2013 35(9);1365-1375

Tortella GR; O Rubilar; M Cea; G Briceno; A Quiroz; MC Diez; L Parra. Natural wastes rich in terpenes and their relevance in the matrix of an on-farm biopurification system for the biodegradation of atrazine. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 2013 85;8-15

Tortella GR; RA Mella-Herrera; DZ Sousa; O Rubilar; G Briceno; L Parra; MC Diez. Carbendazim dissipation in the biomixture of on-farm biopurification systems and its effect on microbial communities. Chemosphere 2013 93(6);1084-1093

Tortella, G.R., O. Rubilar, M. Cea, G. Briceño, A. Quiroz, M.C. Diez & L. Parra. 2013. Natural wastes rich in terpenes and their relevance in the matrix of an on-farm biopurification system for the biodegradation of atrazine. International Biodeteriotation & Biodegradation 85: 8-15

Tortella GR; O Rubilar; J Stenstrom; M Cea; G Briceno; A Quiroz; MC Diez, et al. Using volatile organic compounds to enhance atrazine biodegradation in a biobed system. Biodegradation 2013 24(5);711-720

Tortella, G.R., O. Rubilar, L. Stenström, M. Cea, G. Briceño, A. Quiroz, M.C. Diez & L. Parra. 2013. Using volatile organic compounds to enhance atrazine biodegradation in a biobed system. Biodegradation Journal 24(5): 711-720

Tortella GR; RA Mella-Herrera; DZ Sousa; O Rubilar; JJ Acuna; G Briceno; MC Diez. Atrazine dissipation and its impact on the microbial communities and community level physiological profiles in a microcosm simulating the biomixture of on-farm biopurification system. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2013 260;459-467 "

Urrutia C; O Rubilar; GR Tortella; MC Diez. Degradation of pesticide mixture on modified matrix of a biopurification system with alternatives lignocellulosic wastes. Chemosphere 2013 92(10);1361-1366

Urrutia C; O Rubilar; C Paredes; E Benitez; R Azcon; MC Diez. Removal of pentachlorophenol in a rhizotron system with ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2013 13(2);499-510



"Briceno, G.; Fuentes, M. S.; Palma, G.; Jorquera, M. A.; Amoroso, M. J.; Diez, M. C.Chlorpyrifos biodegradation and 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol production by actinobacteria isolated from soil. INTERNATIONAL BIODETERIORATION & BIODEGRADATION Volume: 73 Pages: 1-7 DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.06.002 Published: SEP 2012 Accession Number: ISSN: 0964-8305 "

Diez, M. C.; Gallardo, F.; Tortella, G.; Rubilar, O.; Navia, R.; Bornhardt, C.Chlorophenol degradation in soil columns inoculated with Anthracophyllum discolor immobilized on wheat grains JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT Volume: 95 Pages: S83-S87. Supplement: S. ISSN: 0301-4797

Garces L; C Vasquez; E Contreras; J Urra; MC Diez; L Guerrero; C Palma. An alternative, banana peel-based medium used to investigate the catalytic properties of peroxidase from a fungus, Inonotus sp SP2, recently isolated in southern Chile. Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 2012 17(5);972-980

Gonzalez ME; A Gonzalez; CA Toro; M Cea; N Sepulveda; MC Diez; R Navia. Biochar as a Renewable Matrix for the Development of Encapsulated and Immobilized Novel Added-Value Bioproducts. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 2012 6(3);237-248

Palma, R.; Mutis, A.; Manosalva, L.; Ceballos, R.; Quiroz, A. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Hylastinus obscurus to volatiles released from the roots of Trifolium pratense L. JOUNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION, 2012, vol.12, no.1, p.183-193. ISSN: 0718-9516

Rubilar, Olga; Tortella, Gonzalo R.; Cuevas, Raphael; Cea, Mara; Rodriguez-Couto, Susana; Cristina Diez, Maria.Adsorptive Removal of Pentachlorophenol by Anthracophyllum discolor in a Fixed-Bed Column Reactor.WATER AIR AND SOIL POLLUTION Volume: 223 Issue: 5 Pages: 2463-2472 ISSN: 0049-6979

"Schalchli H; F Pardo; E Hormazabal; R Palma; J Guerrero; E Bensch. Antifungal activity of wheat root exudate extracts on Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici growth. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2012 12(2);329-337"

Tortella, G. R.; Rubilar, O.; Castillo, M. d. P.; Cea, M.; Mella-Herrera, R.; Diez, M. C.Chlorpyrifos degradation in a biomixture of biobed at different maturity stages. CHEMOSPHERE Volume: 88 Issue: 2 Pages: 224-228 ISSN: 0045-6535




Acevedo F., Pizzul L., Castillo M.D.P., Rubilar O., Lienqueo M.E., Tortella G. and Diez M.C. (2011). A practical culture technique for an enhanced production of manganese peroxidase by the Chilean white-rot fungus Anthracophyllum discolor Sp4. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology. 54 (6),1175-1186 (ISI).

Acevedo, F., Pizzul, L., Castillo, MdP., Cuevas, R., Diez M.C. (2011). Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by the Chilean white-rot fungus Anthracophyllum discolor. Journal of Hazardous Materials.185, 212-219 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2010.09.020) (ISI).

Bustamante, M., Gonzalez, M.E., Cartes, A., Diez, M.C. (2011). Effect of soy lecithin on the enzymatic system of the white-rot fungus Anthracophyllum discolor. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 38, 189–197 (DOI 10.1007/s10295-010-0844-0) (ISI).

Ceballos, R., A. Quiroz, and G. Palma. 2011. Effects of post-emergence herbicides on in vitro growth of Fusarium oxysporum isolated from red clover root rot. J. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 11 (2): 1-7.

Gallardo, F., Cea, M., Tortella, G.R., Diez, M.C. 2011. Effect of pulp mill sludge on soil characteristics, microbial community and vegetal production of Lolium Perenne. Journal of Environmental Management, In Press, Corrected Proof, doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.11.001

Manosalva, L., F. Pardo, F. Perich, A. Mutis, L. Parra, F. Ortega, R. Isaacs & A. Quiroz. 2011. Behavioral Responses of Clover Root Borer to Long-Chain Fatty Acids from Young Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) Roots. Environmental Entomology 40 (2): 399-404.

Manosalva, L., Parra, L., Aguilera, A. & Rebolledo, R. Lista preliminar de trips en plantas ornamentales y malezas en la Región de La Araucanía, Chile. Publicación aceptada en la revista IDESIA 29(3): 105-108

Rodriguez-Saona, C., L. Parra, A. Quiroz, and R. Isaacs. 2011. Variation in high bush blueberry floral volatile profiles as a function of pollination status, cultivar, time of day and flower part: implications for flower visitation by bees. Annals of Botany 107: 1377-1390.

Rubilar, G. Tortella, M. Cea, F. Acevedo, M. Bustamante, L. Gianfreda, M. C. Diez. (2011) Bioremediation of a Chilean Andisol contaminated with pentacholophenol (PCP) by solid substrate cultures of white-rot fungi. Biodegradation 22, 31-41 (DOI 10.1007/s10532-010-9373-9) (ISI).

Schalchli H; E Hormazabal; J Becerra; M Birkett; M Alvear; J Vidal; A Quiroz. Antifungal activity of volatile metabolites emitted by mycelial cultures of saprophytic fungi. Chemistry and Ecology 2011 27(6);503-513

Zavala A; M Elgueta; J Abarzua; A Aguilera; A Quiroz; R Rebolledo. Diversity and reference to A. superciliosus and A. nodipennis. Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2011 38(3);367-377




Acevedo F., Pizzul L., Castillo MdP., González M.E., Cea M., Gianfreda L., Diez M.C. (2010). Degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by free and nanoclay-immobilized manganese peroxidase from Anthracophyllum discolor Chemosphere 80(3), 271-278

Alarcón, D., Ortega, F., Perich, F., Pardo, F.,Parra, L. and Quiroz, A. 2010. Relationship between radical infestation of Hylastinus obscurus (Marsham) and the yield of cultivars and experimental lines of red clover (Trifolium pratense).Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition ISI. 10(2): 115 -125 (2010)

Cea, M. , Seaman, J.C. , Jara, A. , Mora, M.L., Diez, M.C. 2009. Kinetic and thermodynamic study of Chlorophenol sorption in an Allophanic soil Chemosphere (ISI) 78(2) 86-91

Cea, M., Jorquera M., Rubilar, O., Langer, H., Tortella, G., Diez M.C. (2010). Bioremediation of soil contaminated with pentachlorophenol by Anthracophyllum discolor and its effect on soil microbial community. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 181, 315-323.

Cortés, Y. & A. Quiroz. 2010. El Uso de Ethovision en Investigación de Comportamiento de invertebrados marinos. Revista Versión Diferente, 7 (12). (Articulo de Difusión).

Diez, M.C., Tortella, G., Navia, R., Gallardo, F., Bornhardt, C. (2010). Chlorophenols degradation in soil columns inoculated with Anthracophyllum discolor immobilized on wheat grains. J. Environ. Manage. (DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.09.024).

Diez, M.C. (2010). Biological aspects involved in the degradation of organic pollutants. Review. Rev. Cienc. Suelo Nutr. Veg. / J. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. 10 (3), 261–284

Elgueta, S., Diez MC. (2010). Lignocellulosic support selection for colonization and ligninolytic enzyme production of white-rot fungus Anthracophyllum discolor. Journal of Biotechnology 150, 279-280.

Gallardo G., Bravo C., Briceño G., Diez M.C. 2010.Use of sludge from kraft mill wastewater treatment as improver of volcanic soils:effect on soil biological parameters.J. Soil. Sci. Plant Nutr. (ISI). 10(1): 11-17

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