CV Dra. Paula Cartes Indo

 

 

Associate Professor, Universidad de La Frontera

Department of Chemical Sciences and Natural Resources

Faculty of Engineering, Sciences and Administration

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Academic formation(titles and degrees)

- Agronomist, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, 2000

- Licentiate in Agronomy, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, 2000

- Doctor in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile, 2005

 

 Doctoral thesis

2003-2005. Dinámica de selenio en el sistema suelo-planta: evaluación de un sistema pratense modelo. Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile. Sponsor:Dr. María de la Luz Mora.

 

Postdoctoral research

- 2006-2009. “Rol del Aluminio en la inducción de estrés oxidativo y su relación con la capacidad antioxidante del selenio en Lolium perenne”. Postdoctoral Project PSD-26 CONICYT-UFRO (Bicentenary Program of Science and Technology).

 

Research visits

2003. Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, HelsinkiUniversity, Helsinki, Finland. (3 months).

2006. Institute of Molecular Biosciences, MasseyUniversity, Palmerston North, New Zealand. (3 months).

 

Academic activities

 Undergraduate teaching:

- 2011-2012. Lecturer in the course “Biology of Organisms and Communities”. Faculty of Engineering, Sciences and Administration, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2007-2011. Lecturer in the course “Chemistry and Biology”. Faculty of Engineering, Sciences and Administration, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

Postgraduate Teaching:

- 2006-2012. Lecturer in the course “Plant Physiology”. Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2007, 2008 and 2010. Lecturer in the course “Biochemistry and Stress Responses in Plants”, Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2010-2011. Lecturer in the course “Bibliographic Seminar II” Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2007-2010. Lecturer in the course “Bibliographic Seminar I” Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2005. Lecturer in the course “Plant Physiology: Principles and Methodology”. Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2006-2012. Member of Examination Commissions of Students of the Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

   

Research lines

– Soil-plant interaction and mineral nutrition

– Oxidative stress and antioxidants in plants

– Soil chemistry

   

Research projects


- 2016-2020. Regular FONDECYT Project N° 1161326: "Role of silicon fertilization on photosynthetic performance and production of high antioxidant- or structural- phenolic compounds in cereals grown under phosphorus deficiency in Andisols: A novel strategy to optimize grain yield and food nutritional value". PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER.

 

- 2014-2018. Regular FONDECYT Project N° 1141247: " Improving phosphorus efficiency use and aluminum detoxification on pastures growing in acid volcanic soils throunhout biotechnological tools". CO-RESEARCHER.

 

- 2012-2016. Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 1120901 “Dynamics of silicon incorporation in ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) and its role against oxidative stress in plants growing under Al toxicity or P deficiency on Andisols of Southern Chile”. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER.

 

- 2011-2014. Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 1110726: “Photoprotective and antioxidant compounds of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) grown in Southern Chile as affected by nitrogen fertilization and solar radiation”. CO-RESEARCHER.

 

- 2011-2012. MEC Project Nº 80100011 (Atracción de Capital Humano Avanzado del Extranjero, CONICYT, convocatoria 2010): “Emisión de gases invernadero y balance de nitrógeno en sistemas agrícolas productivos del Sur de Chile”. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER.

 

- 2010-2014. Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 1100625: “Crop rhizosphere management en acid Andisols of Southern Chile for improving plant nutrition and food quality”. CO-RESEARCHER.

 

- 2008-2011. Initiation Into Research FONDECYT Project Nº 10080215: “Increasing the selenoaminoacids and selenoprotein contents in pastures of Southern Chile: A technological approach based on strategies of selenium management in Lolium perenne”. PRINCIPAL RESEARCHER.

 

- 2006-2009. Postdoctoral Project PSD-26 CONICYT-UFRO (Bicentenary Program of Science and Technology): “Rol del Aluminio en la inducción de estrés oxidativo y su relación con la capacidad antioxidante del selenio en Lolium perenne”. POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER.

 

- 2002-2005. Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 1020934 “The effect of the interaction phosphate-soil acidity on the micronutrient dynamics in agricultural systems of Southern Chile”. RESEARCH ASSISTANT.

 

- 1995-1997. Regular FONDECYT Project Nº 95/0773: “Evaluación de las relaciones del sistema suelo- planta- animal en suelos acidificados. Efectos en el valor nutricional del forraje y la producción animal”. RESEARCH ASSISTANT.

 

- 1995-1997. DIDUFRO Project Nº 9450: “Manejo del valor nutricional de la pradera en suelos acidificados y su efecto sobre la producción animal”. RESEARCH ASSISTANT.

 

 Publications

 

- Redel, Y; Cartes, P; Demanet, R; Velásquez, G; Poblete-Grant, P; Bol, R, Mora ML. (2016). Assessment of phosphorus status influenced by Al and Fe compounds in volcanic grasslands soils. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 16: 485-501.  

 

- Pontigo, S; Ribera A; Gianfreda, L; Mora, ML, Nikolic, M; Cartes, P. (2015). Silicon in vascular plants: uptake, transport and its influence on mineral stress under acidic conditions. Planta. 242: 23-37.

 

- Cartes, P; Cea, M; Jara, A; Violante, A; Mora, ML. (2015). Description of mutual interactions between silicon and phosphorus in Andisols by mathematical and mechanistic models. Chemosphere. 131: 164-170. ISI. Factor de Impacto: 3,499.

 

- González, ME; Cea, M; Medina, J; González, A; Diez, MC; 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. 505: 446-453. ISI. Factor de Impacto: 3,163.

 

- Meier, S; Cornejo, P; Cartes, P; Borie, F; Medina, J; Azcón, R. (2015). Interactive effect between Cu-adapted arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and biotreated agrowaste residue to improve the nutritional status of Oenothera picensis growing in Cu-polluted soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. 178: 126-135. ISI. Factor de Impacto: 1,663.

 

- Mora, ML; Durán, P; Acuña, AJ; Cartes, P; Demanet, R; Gianfreda, L. (2015). Improving selenium status in plant nutrition and quality. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 15: 486-503. ISI. Factor de Impacto: 0,680.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla, E; Cartes, P; Reyes-Díaz, M; Ribera-Fonseca, A; Rengel, Z; Lobos, W.; Alberdi, M. (2015). Leaf nitrogen thresholds ensuring high antioxidant features of Vaccinium corymbosum cultivars. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 15: 574-586.

 

- Fuentes, B; Mora, ML; Bol, R; San Martin, F; Pérez, E; Cartes, P. (2014). Sorption of inositol hexaphosphate on desert soils. Geoderma. 232-234: 573-580.

 

-Pigna, M., Caporale, A.G., Cartes, P., Cozzolino, V., Mora, M.L., Sommella, A. and Violante, A. (2014). Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculation and phosphorus fertilization on the growth of escarole (Cichorium endivia L.) in an arsenic polluted soil. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 14(1):199-209

 

-Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Díaz M., Ribera–Fonseca A., Alberdi M. (2014). Photosynthetic and antioxidant performance are differentially affected by short-term nitrogen supply in highbush blueberry cultivars. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria. 41 (1) 449-473.

 

-Ribera-Fonseca, A., Inostroza-Blancheteau, C., Cartes, P., Rengel, Z., Mora, M.L. (2013). Early induction of Fe-SOD gene expression is involved in tolerance to Mn toxicity in perennial ryegrass. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 73: 77-82.

 

- Inostroza-Blancheteau, C., Reyes-Díaz, M., Alberdi, M., Godoy, K., Rojas-Lillo, Y., Cartes, P., Mora, M.L. (2013).Influence of selenite on selenium uptake, differential antioxidant performance and gene expression of sulfate transporters in wheat genotypes. Plant and Soil. PLSO-D-12-00616R1 (accepted).

 

- Cartes, P., McManus, M., Wulff-Zottele, C., Leung, S., Gutiérrez- Moraga, A.. and Mora M. L. (2012). Differential superoxide dismutase expression in ryegrass cultivars in response to short term aluminium stress. Plant and Soil. 350:353-363.

 

- Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L., Paredes, C. and Mora, M. L. (2011). Selenium uptake and its antioxidant role in ryegrass cultivars as affected by selenite seed pelletization. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 11(4): 1-14.

 

- Meier, S., Azcón, R., Cartes, P., Borie, F. and Cornejo, P. (2011). Alleviation of Cu toxicity in Oenothera picensis by copper-adapted arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and treated agrowaste residue. Applied Soil Ecology. 48: 117-124.

 

- Paredes, C., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L. and Mora, M. L. (2011). Phosphorus and nitrogen fertilization effect on phosphorus uptake and phosphatase activity in ryegrass and tall fescue grown in a Chilean Andisol. Soil Science. 176(5):245-251.

 

- Cartes, P., Jara, A., Pinilla, L., Rosas, A. and Mora, M. L. (2010). Selenium improves the antioxidant ability against aluminium-induced oxidative stress in ryegrass roots. Annals of Applied Biology. 156: 297-307.

 

- Cea, M., Cartes, P., Palma, G.and Mora, M. L. (2010). Atrazine efficiency in an Andisol as affected by clays and nanoclays in ethylcellulose controlled release formulations. Revista de la Cienciadel Suelo y Nutrición Vegetal (Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition). 10 (1): 62- 77.

 

- Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L., Paredes, C. and Mora, M. L. (2010). The effect of seed pelletization with selenite on the yield and selenium uptake of ryegrass cultivars. Proceedings of the 19th Congress of Soil Science. pp: 310-313. ISBN 978-0-646-53783-2.

 

- Cartes, P., Jara, A., Demanet, R. and Mora, M. L. (2009). Urease activity and nitrogen mineralization kinetics as affected by temperature and urea input rate in Southern Chilean Andisols. Revista de la Cienciadel Suelo y Nutrición Vegetal (Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition). 9 (1): 69-82.

 

- Mora, M. L., Pinilla, L., Rosas, A. and Cartes, P. (2008). Selenium uptake and its influence on the antioxidative system of white clover as affected by lime and phosphorus fertilization. Plant and Soil. 303: 139-149.

 

- Mora, M. L., Cartes, P., Nuñez, P., Salazar, M. and Demanet, R.  (2007). Movement of NO3--N and NH4+-N in an Andisol and its influence on ryegrass production in a short term study. Revista de la Cienciadel Suelo y Nutrición Vegetal (Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition). 7 (2): 46-63.

 

- Rosas, A., Pinilla, L., Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (2007). Efecto del fósforo y cal sobre la absorción del selenio y su influencia en el sistema antioxidativo de trébol blanco. Boletín Nº 23 de la Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo. pp: 437-441. ISSN 0716-6192.

 

- Cartes, P., Shene, C. and Mora, M. L. (2006). Selenium distribution in ryegrass and its antioxidant role as affected by sulfur fertilization. Plant and Soil. 285: 187-195.

 

- Mora, M. L., Alfaro, M. A., Jarvis, S. C., Demanet, R. and Cartes, P. (2006). Soil aluminum availability in Andisols of Southern Chile and its effect on forage production and animal metabolism. Soil Use and Management 22: 95-101.

 

- Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L., and Mora, M. L. (2005). Uptake of selenium and its antioxidant activity in ryegrass when applied as selenite and selenate forms. Plant and Soil 276: 359-367.

 

- Barrow, N. J., Cartes, P. and Mora, M. L. (2005). Modifications to the Freundlich equation to describe anion sorption over a large range and to describe competition between pairs of ions. European Journal of Soil Science 56: 601-606.

 

- Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (2005). Dinámica de incorporación de selenio y su actividad antioxidante en Lolium perenne en un Andisol del Sur de Chile. Libro de Resúmenes -XXX Reunión Anual de la Sociedad Chilena de Producción Animal. Vol. 30: 171-172. ISSN 0718-0756.

 

- Mora, M. L., Ordoñez, C., Cartes, P., Vistoso, E., Pino, J., Jara, A. y Demanet, R. (2004). Reciclaje de nitrógeno proveniente de purines en una pastura de Lolium perenne L. Simposio de las Ciencias del Suelo “Residuos Orgánicos y su Uso en Sistemas Agroforestales”. Boletín Nº 20 de la Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo. pp: 243-256. ISSN 0716-6192.

 

- Mora, M. L., Cartes, P., Demanet, R. and Cornforth, I. S. (2002). Effects of lime and gypsum on pasture growth and composition on an acid Andisol in Chile, South America. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 33 (13&14): 2069-2081.

 

- Cartes, P., Demanet, R. y Mora, M. L. (2002). Enmiendas calcáreas y relación suelo planta animal en un Andisol acidificado. IX Congreso Nacional de la Cienciadel Suelo. Boletín Nº 18 de la Sociedad Chilena de la Ciencia del Suelo. pp: 399-402. ISSN 0716-6192.

 

 

Presentations at National/International Congresse

 

Morales, H., Jara, P., Garrido, X. and Cartes, P. (2016). Efecto de la nutrición fosforada en variedades de trigo (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivadas en solución nutritiva. 3er Taller Latinoamericado de PGPR y 2do Workshop en Biotecnología y Medioambiente. 28 de Noviembre - 02 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile. 1p.

 

- Vega, I., Ulloa, M. and Cartes, P. (2016). Uptake kinetics of silicon-aluminium in barley plants. XI Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 28 de Noviembre - 01 de Diciembre, Chillán, Chile. 1p.

 

- Ulloa, M., Morales, H. and Cartes, P. (2016). The effect of phosphorus on the production of biomass and phenolics compounds in varieties of wheat grown in hydroponic systems. XI Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 28 de Noviembre - 01 de Diciembre, Chillán, Chile. 1p.

 

- Pontigo. S., Sepulveda, T. and Cartes, P. (2016). Silicon ameliorates aluminum stress by regulationg al uptake and antioxidant reactions in ryegrass plants. XI Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 28 de Noviembre - 01 de Diciembre, Chillán, Chile. 1p.

 

- Sepulveda, T., Pontigo, S. and Cartes, P.(2016). Effect of silicon on antioxidant capasity of ryegrass plants subjeted to phosphorus deficiency. XI Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 28 de Noviembre - 01 de Diciembre, Chillán, Chile. 1p.

 

- Pontigo, S., Guiterrez-Moraga, A. and Cartes, P. (2015). Molecular cloning and characterization of ryegrass Si transporter genes. 5th International Workshop: Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 02-04 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile. pp: 243.

 

- Vega, I., Godoy, K., Mora, M.L. and Cartes, P. (2015). Aluminium tolerance and phenols concentration in malting barley cultivars. 5th International Workshop: Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 02-04 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile. pp: 261. 

 

- Yañes-Mansilla, E., Cartes, P., Reyes-Díaz, M., Ribera-Fonseca, A. and Alberdi, M. (2015). Nitrogen threahold in leaves as related with antioxidants in blueberry. 5th International Workshop: Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 02-04 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile. pp: 263. 

 

- Cartes, P., Godoy, K., Mora, M.L. and Ribera, A. (2015). Role of silicon in the amelioration of phosphorus deficiency in ryegrass. VISCEA Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance III. 29 de Junio - 01 de Julio de 2015, Viena, Austria.

 

- Sellito, S., Bizzarri, M., Cartes, P., Reyes, M., Frusciante, L. and Di Matteo, A. (2014). miRNAs associated to fruit ntioxidants under drought stress in tomato. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and Microorganism. 24-26 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. pp: 42.

 

- Pontigo S., Gutiérrez-Moraga A., Ribera A., Cartes P. 2014. Molecular approaches of Si uptake and transport in ryegrass plants. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and Microorganism. 24-26 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Vega I., Paredes C., Peña V., Mora M.L., Cartes P. 2014. Role of silicon on the antioxidant performance of ryegrass plants. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and Microorganism. 24-26 de Noviembre, Chile.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Díaz M., Ribera-Fonseca A., Alberdi M. 2014. Nitrogen uptake and its effect on phenolic concentration in blueberries cultivars growing on an Andisol. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and Microorganism. 24-26 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Redel Y., Cartes P., Velásquez G., Poblete-Grant P., Bol R., Condron L., Borie F., Mora M.L. 2014. Phosphorus availability in the rhizosphere and bulk soils of grassland volcanic soils. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and Microorganism. 24-26 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Sellito S, Bizzarri M., Cartes P., Reyes M., Frusciante L., Di Matteo A. 2014. miRNAs associated to fruit antioxidants under drought stress in tomato. 2nd International Symposium Soil, Plant and Microorganism. 24-26 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Cartes P., Mora M.L., Bol R., San Martin F., Fuentes B. 2014. Use of saline - sodic soils for sorption of inositol hexaphosphate. 4th Sustainable Phosphorus Summit SPS 2014. 01-03 de Septiembre, Montpellier, Francia.

 

- Paredes C., Cartes P., Demanet R., Mora M.L. 2014. Effect of phosphorus supply and pH on acid phosphatase activity in the rhizosphere of grasses cultivated in volcanic soil. 4th Sustainable Phosphorus Summit SPS 2014. 01-03 de Septiembre, Montpellier, Francia.

 

- Mora M.L., Cartes P., Velásquez G., Paredes C., Poblete P., Demanet R., Redel Y.. 2014. Role of aluminium on P availability in the rhizosphere of pastures growing in Andisols. 4th Sustainable Phosphorus Summit SPS 2014. 01-03 de Septiembre, Montpellier, Francia.

 

- Cartes P., Jiménez H., Pontigo S., Ribera A. 2014. Gene expression of superoxide dismutase isoforms and RUBISCO in Lolium perenne in response to silicon supply. 6th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture. 26-30 de Agosto, Estocolmo, Suecia.

 

- Pontigo S., Gutiérrez-Moraga A., Ribera A., Cartes P. 2014. Identificaction of putative Si transporters in ryegrass plants. 6th International Conference on Silicon in Agriculture. 26-30 de Agosto, Estocolmo, Suecia.

 

- Cartes P., Cea M., Peña V., Paredes C., Mora M.L. 2014. Competitive sorption of silicate and phosphate on Chilean Andisols. XII Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo. 01-04 de Abril, Punta Arenas, Chile.

 

- Redel Y., Cartes P., Velásquez G., Poblete P., Mora M.L., Violante A. 2014. Relationships between metal and phosphorus solubility in grassland rhisospheric volcanic soils. XII Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo. 01-04 de Abril, Punta Arenas, Chile.

 

- Cartes P., Pontigo S., Govinden B., Ribera A., Mora M.L. 2013. Role of silicon on the antioxidant system of ryegrass plants. XVII. International Plant Nutrition Colloquium & Boron Satellite Meeting. 19-22 de Agosto, Estambul, Turquía.

 

- Mora M.L., Paredes C., Demanet R., Garcia J.C., Cartes P. 2013. Antioxidant role of selenium plant uptake in cereal crops growing on volcanic soils. XVII. International Plant Nutrition Colloquium & Boron Satellite Meeting. 19-22 de Agosto, Estambul, Turquía.

 

- Ribera A., Inostroza-Blanchetau C., Cartes P., Rengel Z., Mora M.L. 2013. Differential gene expression of SOD isoforms in perennial ryegrass cultivars exposed to Mn toxicity. XVII. International Plant Nutrition Colloquium & Boron Satellite Meeting. 19-22 de Agosto, Estambul, Turquía.

 

- Vega I., Jiménez H., Durán L., Peña V., Paredes C., Ribera A., Mora M.L., Cartes P. 2013. Silicon uptake and antioxidant performance of ryegrass cultivars grown under two silicon sources. 4th International Workshop Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 04-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Pontigo S., Goviden B., Ribera A., Mora M.L., Cartes P. 2013. Silicon uptake and its influence on the antioxidant system of ryegrass plants. 4th International Workshop Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 04-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Redel Y., Cartes P., Velásquez G., Poblete P., Mora M.L. 2013. Phosphorus-aluminum, iron and silicon fraction relationship in four grassland Andisol of Southern Chile. 4th International Workshop Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 04-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Díaz M., Ribera-Fonseca A., Alberdi M. 2013. Nitrogen fertilization effects on the antioxidant performance of highbush blueberry grown on an Andisol. 4th International Workshop Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 04-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Jiménez D., Durán-Troncoso M., Lobos W., Acevedo P., Ribera-Fonseca A., Cartes P., Alberdi M., Reyes-Díaz M. 2013. Antioxidant capacity and total phenol in fruits and leaves of Vaccinium corymbosum under combined effect of nitrogen fertilization and UV radiation. 4th International Workshop Advances in Science and Technology of Bioresources. 04-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Luengo-Escobar A., Reyes-Díaz M., Ribera A., Cartes P., Acevedo P., Inostroza-Blancheteau C., Alberdi M. 2013. Vaccinium corymbosum cultivars exhibit different strategies in response to UV-B radiation. Olomouc Biotech 2013: Plant Biotechnology-Green for Good II Conference. 17-21 de Junio, Olomouc, República Checa.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Diaz M., Ribera A., Alberdi M. 2012. Short term response of antioxidant capacity in leaves and roots of highbush blueberry under nitrogen supply. 10° International Symposium on Vaccinium and Other Superfruits. 17-21 de Junio, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

 

- Ribera A., Inostroza-Blancheteau C., Cartes P., Mora M.L. 2012. Changes in the expression of superoxide dismutase isoforms in ryegrass cultivars grown under short-term manganese excess. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 03-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Díaz M., Ribera A., Duran-Troncoso M., Lobos W., Alberdi M. 2012. Nitrogen effect on antioxidant capacity and phenolic compounds in leaves of highbush blueberry genotypes. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 03-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Luengo-Escobar A., Reyes-Díaz M., Ribera A., Cartes P., Acevedo P., Lobos W., Duran-Troncoso M., Alberdi M. 2012. UV-B radiation differentially induces phenolic compounds in Vaccinium corymbosum L. cultivars. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 03-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Duran-Troncoso M., Reyes-Díaz M., Lobos W., Acevedo P., Ribera A., Cartes P., Luengo-Escobar A., Yañez-Mansilla E., Alberdi M. 2012. Combined effect of nitrógeno fertilization and UV-B radiation on growth and biochemical responses of two Vaccinium corymbosum L. cultivars. VII Reunión de Biología Vegetal. 03-06 de Diciembre, Pucón, Chile.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Diaz M., Ribera A. and Alberdi M. (2012). Antioxidant capacity and concentration of phenol compounds in leaves of highbush blueberry genotypes under different nitrogen supply. XXIX Reunión Argentina de Fisiología Vegetal. 17-20 Septiembre, Mar del Plata, Argentina. 1p.

 

- Luengo-Escobar, A., Reyes-Díaz, M., Ribera, A., Cartes, P., Acevedo, P., Duran-Troncoso, M. and Alberdi, M. (2012). Effect of UV-B radiation on growth and antioxidant response of Vaccinium corymbosum L. cultivars. “Plant Biology 2012”. The Annual Meeting of the American society of Plant biologists. 20-24 de Julio. Austin, Texas, USA. 1p.

 

- Durán-Troncoso, M., Reyes-Díaz, M., Acevedo, P., Ribera, A., Cartes, P., Luengo-Escobar, A., Yañez-Mansilla, E., Alberdi, M. (2012). Combined effect of UV-B radiation and nitrogen fertilization on physiological and biochemical responses of Vaccinium corymbosum L. cultivars. “Plant Biology 2012”. The Annual Meeting of the American society of Plant biologists. 20-24 de Julio. Austin, Texas, USA. 1p.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla E., Cartes P., Reyes-Diaz M., Ribera A. and Alberdi M. Short term response of antioxidant capacity in leaves and roots of highbush blueberry under nitrogen supply. 10º International Symposium on Vaccinium and other superfruits. 17-22 de Junio. Maastricht, The Netherlands. 1 p.

 

- Morales, E., Bornhardt, C. and Cartes, P. (2011). Determining the optimal feeding regime for an efficient operation of a laboratory scale vermifilter to treat cattle slurry. 3rd International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources”. 02-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. p 25.

 

- Padilla, E., Palma, G., Cartes, P., Demanet, R. and Mora, M.L. (2011). Effect of application of MCPA (4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy acetic acid) in nitrogen mineralization in Andisol soil. 3rd International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources”. 02-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. p 27.

 

- Pinilla, L., Mora, M.L. and Cartes, P. (2011). Selenium accumulation and lipid peroxidation in bread wheat plants (Triticum aestivum L.) growing on an Andisol of Southern Chile. 3rd International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources”. 02-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. p 107.

 

- Pinilla, L., Godoy, K., Cartes, P., Inostroza-Blancheteau, C. and Mora, ML. (2011). Effect of selenium on morphological changes in leaves of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). 3rd International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources”. 02-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. p 108.

 

- Pirce, F., Yañez-Mansilla, E., Paredes, C., Mora, M.L. and Cartes, P. (2011). The  effect of nitrogen-sulfur-selenium interactions on the antioxidant ability of Lolium perenne cv. Aries. 3rd International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources”. 02-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. p 109.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla, E., Vega, I., Pirce, F., Paredes, C., Mora, M.L. and Cartes, P. (2011). Nitrogen and sulfur affect antioxidant responses and selenium accumulation in ryegrass plants subjected to selenite seed treatment. 3rd International Workshop “Advances in Sciences and Technology of Bioresources”. 02-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. p 117.

 

- Cartes, P., Vega, I., Yañez-Mansilla, E., Paredes, C., Pirce, F. and Mora, M.L. (2011). Selenium uptake and its effect on the antioxidant response of ryegrass as affected by nitrogen and sulfur fertilization. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements-ICOBTE 2011. 03-07 de Julio, Florence, Italy. 2 p.

 

- Mora, M.L., Paredes, C., Stohmann, E. and Cartes, P. (2011). Selenium biofortification of cereals growing in volcanic soils: Preliminary study on Se plant uptake and its antioxidant role. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements-ICOBTE 2011. 03-07 de Julio, Florence, Italy. 2 p.

 

- Pinilla, L., Mora, M.L., Paredes, C., Stohmann, E. and Cartes, P. (2011). Selenium in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties of Southern Chile and effect of selenite application. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements-ICOBTE 2011. 03-07 de Julio, Florence, Italy. 3 p.

 

- Meier, S., Azcón, R., Cartes, P., Borie, F. and Cornejo, P. (2011). Alleviation of Cu toxicity in a metallophyte by copper adapted arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and treated agrowaste residue. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements-ICOBTE 2011. 03-07 de Julio, Florence, Italy. 2 p.

 

- Jara, A., Velásquez, G., Cartes, P. and Mora, M.L. (2011). Predicting the effect of phosphate on selenite adsorption on Andisols by the constant capacitance model. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements-ICOBTE 2011. 03-07 de Julio, Florence, Italy. 2 p.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla, E., Pirce, F., Vega, I., Mora, M. L., Cartes, P. (2011). Combined effects of nitrogen and sulfur fertilization on selenium accumulation and antioxidant capacity in ryegrass plants. ISMOM 2011: Soil Interfaces in a Changing World. 26 de Junio-01 de Julio, Montpellier, France. 1 p.

 

- Paredes, C., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L. and Mora, M.L. (2011) Phosphorus uptake and phosphatase activity under different phosphorus and nitrogen fertilization of Chilean Andisol pastures. ISMOM 2011: Soil Interfaces in a Changing World. 26 de Junio-01 de Julio, Montpellier, France. 1 p.

 

- Cartes, P., Yañez-Mansilla, E., Paredes, C. and Mora M.L. (2010). Seed pelletization with selenite and its influence on the antioxidant system of ryegrass cultivars. 2nd International Workshop and 5th International Course for Postgraduates “Advances in Science and Technology of Natural Resources. Abstract Book. 27-29 de Octubre, Pucón, Chile. p 92.

 

- Pinilla, L., Cartes, P. and Mora, M.L. (2010). Effect of selenium on bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) cultivars of La Araucanía Region. 2nd International Workshop and 5th International Course for Postgraduates “Advances in Science and Technology of Natural Resources. Libro de Resúmenes. 27-29 de Octubre, Pucón, Chile. p 93.

 

- Yañez-Mansilla, E., Pirce, F., Vega, I., Mora, M.L. and Cartes, P. (2010). Nitrogen and sulfur fertilization and its interaction with selenite seeds affect the oxidative stress in ryegrass plants. 2nd International Workshop and 5th International Course for Postgraduates “Advances in Science and Technology of Natural Resources. Libro de Resúmenes. 27-29 de Octubre, Pucón, Chile. p 94.

 

- Paredes C.,  Menezes D., Cartes P., Ribera A. and Mora ML. (2010). Acid phosphatase activity and phosphorus dynamic in a rhizosphere system under ammonium and nitrate nitrogen fertilization. 2nd International Workshop and 5th International Course for Postgraduates “Advances in Science and Technology of Natural Resources. Libro de Resúmenes. 27-29 de Octubre, Pucón, Chile. p 112.

 

- Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L., Jara, A., Shene, C., Pinilla, L., Rosas, A. and Mora, M. L. (2009). An assessment of the Se benefits for pastures species growing in Southern Chile. 1er Workshop y 4to Curso Internacional “Avances en Ciencia y Tecnología de Recursos Naturales”. Libro de Resúmenes. 23-25 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. pp: 120 A-C.

 

- Mora, M. L., Ribera, A., Demanet, R., Rengel, Z. and Cartes, P. (2009). Studies of plant metal toxicity responses using mineral solutions simulating acidity conditions of Chilean Andisols. 3rd International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference and 5th International Workshop on Chemical Bioavailability. 27-30 de Septiembre, South Australia, Australia. pp: 46-47.

 

- Cea, M., Cartes, P. and Mora, M. L. (2009). Uso de nanoarcillas de suelos de origen volcánico en formulaciones de liberación controlada de atrazina. Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo: Suelos: Los nuevos desafíos”.  24-26 de Agosto, Chillán, Chile. pp: 95-96.

 

- Cartes, P., Wulff, C. y Mora, M. L. (2009). Rol del aluminio en la inducción de estrés oxidativo en ballica perenne. Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo: Suelos: Los nuevos desafíos”.  24-26 de Agosto, Chillán, Chile. pp: 101-102.

 

- Cartes, P., Redel, Y., Aracena, P. y Mora, M. L. (2009). Efecto de la peletización con selenio sobre la germinación y crecimiento de distintos cultivares de ballica perenne. Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo: Suelos: Los nuevos desafíos”.  24-26 de Agosto, Chillán, Chile. pp: 229-230.

 

- Paredes, C., Blackburn, D., Cartes, P. and Mora, M. L. (2009). Effect of ammonium, nitrate and phosphate fertilization in the microbial carbon and FDAH activity on a high organic matter Andisol. International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter Dynamics: Land Use, Management and Global Change. 6-9 de Julio. Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. pp: 161.

 

- Jara, A., Cartes, P. and Mora, M. L. (2008). Influence of the temperature on urease activity in Andisols fertilized with urea. 5th International Symposium ISMOM 2008: Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions and the Impact on the Transformations and Fate of Nutrients and Pollutants in the Ecosystem. 24-28 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 8 (3): 187-188.

 

- Núñez, P., Jara, A., Cartes, P., Demanet, R. and Mora, M. L. (2008). Soil microbial biomass and urease activity in a permanent pasture under different grazing systems. 5th International Symposium ISMOM 2008: Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions and the Impact on the Transformations and Fate of Nutrients and Pollutants in the Ecosystem. 24-28 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 8 (3): 199-200.

 

- Cartes, P., Jara, A. and Mora, M. L. (2008). Selenium-induced amelioration of the oxidative stress triggered by aluminium in ryegrass plants. 5th International Symposium ISMOM 2008: Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions and the Impact on the Transformations and Fate of Nutrients and Pollutants in the Ecosystem. 24-28 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 8 (3): 230.

 

- Cartes, P., Pinilla, L., Rosas, A. y  Mora, M. L. (2007). Absorción de selenio y su actividad antioxidante en Trifolium repens. REDBIO 2007: VI Encuentro Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Biotecnología Agropecuaria. 22-26 de Octubre, Viña del Mar-Valparaíso, Chile. Abstract Nº 536. 1 p.

 

- Cartes, P., Rosas, A., Gianfreda, L. and Mora, M. L. (2007). Aluminium induced oxidative stress as affected by selenium in ryegrass. The Third International Conference Enzymes in the Environment: Activity, Ecology and Applications. 15-19 de Julio, Viterbo, Italy. pp: 98.

 

- Rosas, A., López, A., Cartes, P., Gianfreda, L. and Mora, M. L. (2007). The effect of manganese on plant growth and oxidorreductive enzymes in ryegrass. The Third Internacional Conference Enzymes in the Environment: Activity, Ecology and Applications. 15-19 de Julio, Viterbo, Italy. pp: 107.

 

- Cartes, P., Rosas, A., Bolan, N. and Mora, M. L. (2006). The effect of aluminium on growth and lipid peroxidation in Lolium perenne. NZSSS Conference 2006. 27-30 de Noviembre, Rotorua, New Zealand. pp: 71.

 

- Mora, M. L., Cartes, P., Vistoso, E. and Jara, A. (2006). Predicting anion adsorption affinity on Andisols by the Triple Layer Model. 18th World Congress of Soil Science. 09-15 de Julio, Philadelphia-Pennsylvania, USA. 144-46.

 

- Cartes, P., Jara, A., Hyyryläinen, N. and Mora, M. L. (2006). Validation of a Multicomponent Freundlich type equation to describe mutual interactions of selenite and phosphate on Andisols. 18th World Congress of Soil Science. 09-15 de Julio, Philadelphia-Pennsylvania, USA. 144-51.

 

- Jara, A., Cartes, P. and Mora, M. L. (2006). Thermodynamic description of sulfate behavior on allophanic synthetic compound. 18th World Congress of Soil Science. 09-15 de Julio, Philadelphia-Pennsylvania, USA. 144-52.

 

- Cartes, P., Jara, A., Vistoso, E., Demanet, R. and Mora, M. L. (2006). Testing a multicomponent Freundlich type equation to describe competitive adsorption between phosphate and selenite/molybdate in an Andisol of Southern Chile. Proceedings of the 3º International Symposium “Phosphorus Dynamics in Soil-Plant Continuum”. 14-19 de Mayo, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brasil. pp: 32-33.

 

- Mora, M. L., Vistoso, E., Jara, A., Cartes, P. and Demanet, R. (2006). Effect of phosphorus on molybdenum or boron uptake by forage species in Chilean Andisols. 3º International Symposium “Phosphorus Dynamics in Soil-Plant Continuum”. 14-19 de Mayo, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brasil. pp: 214-215.

 

- Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (2005). Adsorción de selenio en Andisoles y su relación con la absorción en plantas. X Congreso Nacional de la Ciencia del Suelo. ISSN 0716-6192. Boletín 21. 16-18 de Noviembre, Santiago, Chile. pp: 99.

 

- Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (2005). Capacidad antioxidante y distribución de selenio en plantas forrajeras. XVI Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Química. 01-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. Anales XVI Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Química. pp: 4.

 

- Núñez, P., Cartes, P., Vistoso, E., Jara, A. y Mora, M. L. (2005). Modelo de Freundlich aplicado a la capacidad de retención de aniones en Andisoles del Sur de Chile. XVI Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Química. 01-04 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. Anales XVI Congreso Chileno de Ingeniería Química. pp: 89.

 

- Mora M. L., Alfaro, M., Ordoñez, C., Salazar, M., Demanet, R. and Cartes, P. (2005). Nitrogen leaching under grassland from urea and slurry: its relation with pasture production. 14th N Workshop “N management in agrosystems in relation to the Water Framework Directive”. Maastricht, The Netherlands. pp: 174.

 

- Mora, M. L., Cartes, P., Alfaro, M. Salazar, M., Rouanet, J. L. and Demanet, R. (2005). Effect of quantity and source of N on ryegrass production and leaching on an Andisol. 14th N Workshop “N management in agrosystems in relation to the Water Framework Directive”. Maastricht, The Netherlands. pp: 175.

 

- Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (2005). Peletización de semillas de Lolium perenne con dos fuentes de selenio y su impacto en el medio ambiente. IV Jornadas Chilenas de Física y Química Ambiental. 13-15 de Abril, Temuco, Chile. pp: 44.

 

- Cartes, P., Shene, C. and Mora, M. L. (2005). Effect of selenite and selenate on induction of selenium-dependent glutathione peroxidase in ryegrass. BioMicroWorld 2005: International Conference on Environmental and Applied Microbiology. Bandajoz, España. 1p.

 

- Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (2004). Descripción de la adsorción de selenito en el suelo a través de ecuaciones simples y multicomponentes tipo Freundlich. III Jornadas Chilenas de Catálisis y Adsorción. 24-24 de Noviembre, Talca, Chile. Libro de Resúmenes. pp. 59- 60.

 

- Jara, A., Cartes, P., Demanet, R. and Mora, M. L. (2004). Effect of pH on Boron adsorption by variable charge soils. ISMOM-2004. 4th International Symposium of the Working Group MO “Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms” and the First Inter-Congress Conference of Commission 2.5 “Soil Physical/Chemical/Biological Interfacial Interactions” of the International Union of Soil Sciences. 20-23 de Septiembre, Wuhan, China. Book Abstracts, pp: 65.

 

- Cartes, P., Jara, A., Demanet, R. and Mora, M. L. (2004). Modeling the selenium adsorption on Andisols by the Triple Layer Model. ISMOM-2004. 4th International Symposium of the Working Group MO “Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms” and the First Inter-Congress Conference of Commission 2.5 “Soil Physical/Chemical/Biological Interfacial Interactions” of the International Union of Soil Sciences. 20-23 de Septiembre, Wuhan, China. Book Abstracts, pp: 66.

 

- Cartes, P., Demanet, R. y Mora, M. L. (1999).  Estimación del balance de S en una pradera mixta L. perenne - T. repens establecida en un Andisol del Sur de Chile. 14° Congreso Latinoamericano de la Ciencia del Suelo. 08-12 de Noviembre, Pucón, Chile. Libro de resúmenes. pp: 303.

 

- Cartes, P. y Mora, M. L. (1997). Dinánica del azufre en el sistema suelo - planta - animal en un Andisol acidificado. XLVIII Congreso Agronómico de la Sociedad Agronómica de Chile. 26-28 de Noviembre, Arica, Chile. Simiente 67 (3 – 4). Resumen N° 183.

 

- Cartes, P., Muñoz, A, Mora, M. L., Schnettler, B y Demanet, R. (1996). Efecto del tipo y dosis de enmienda calcárea sobre la producción de Lolium perenne cv. Nui, en un Andisol acidificado. 47° Congreso Agronómico de la S.A.CH. Santiago, Chile. Simiente 66 (1 – 4). Resumen N° 274.

 

  Supervisor of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Theses

 Undergarduate Thesis Direction:

- 2010-2012. “Efecto de la interacción Nitrógeno-Azufre-Selenio en la acumulación y asimilación de Selenio en Lolium perenne”. Student: Isis Vega Araya. Agronomist Thesis. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2011-2012. “Interacción Nitrógeno-Azufre-Selenio y su relación con la acumulación de Se-orgánico en cultivares de Lolium perenne”. Adán Morales Hueichaleo. Agronomist Thesis. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

Undergarduate Thesis Co-Direction:

- 2008. “Efecto de la interacción cal-P-Se sobre la producción de materia seca y la actividad antioxidante en  Trifolium repens bajo condiciones de invernadero”. Student: Ligia Pinilla Zambrano. Agronomist Thesis. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2008. “Efecto de la interacción molibdeno-fósforo-cal sobre el rendimiento y calidad en plantas de Trifolium pratense L. en un Andisol del Sur de Chile”. Student: Vanessa Ghiselini Oyarzún. Agronomist Thesis. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2005. “Productividad de 21 híbridos de maíz (Zea mays L.) para ensilaje en el Llano Central de riego de la Región de la Araucanía”. Student: Patricio Benavente Bravo. Agronomist Thesis. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

Postgraduate Thesis Direction:

- 2011-2012. “Effect of nitrogen fertilization on the polyphenolic composition and antioxidant capacity of higbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.)”. Student: Erwin Yañez Mansilla. Doctor Thesis. Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

Postgraduate Thesis Co-Direction:

- 2011-2012. “Biological stabilization of cattle slurry by means of vermifiltration process for its utilization as organic fertilizer”. Student: Eduardo Morales Ramírez. Doctor Thesis. Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

- 2010-2012. “Effect of selenium-sulfur interaction on organic-selenium accumulation and assimilation in bread wheat plants (Triticum aestivum L.) at different growth stages”. Student: Ligia Pinilla Zambrano. Doctor Thesis. Doctoral Program in Science of Natural Resources. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

 

 

Outreach activities

- 2009-2010. Managing Editor of Revista de la Cienciadel Suelo y Nutrición Vegetal (Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition) (ISI) of the Chilean Society of Soil Science.

- 2009-2011. Collaboration in activity “Casa Abierta” of the EXPLORA-CONICYT Program. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile.

 

 

Organization of Scientific Meetings

- Member of the Organizing Committee and Outreach Coordinator of the 5th International Symposium ISMOM 2008: “Soil-Root-Microbe Interactions and the Impact on the Transformations and Fate of Nutrients and Pollutants in the Ecosystem”. Universidad de La Frontera, Pucón, Chile. November 24-28, 2008.

- Member of the Organizing Committee of the Segundo Simposio Internacional de las Ciencias del Suelo: “Suelo, Ecología y Medio Ambiente”. Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile. November 08-09, 2007.

- Coordinator of the III International Course “Remediation and Bioremediation of Ecosystems”. Universidad de La Frontera-Temuco, Chile. November 08-10, 2005.

- Member of the Organizing Committee of the Simposio de las Ciencias del Suelo: “Residuos Orgánicos y su Uso en Sistemas Agroforestales”. Universidad de La Frontera-Temuco, Chile. August 05-06, 2004.

 

 

Awards and Distinctions

- 1997. Universidad de La Frontera Award, Universidad de La Frontera. Temuco, Chile. Description: To the Best Agronomy Student.