Center of Plant, Soil Interaction and Natural Resources Biotechnology

 

R+D Projects from the last 5 years

 

Fondecyt Iniciación 111307717. Rehydration proteome of the desiccation tolerant filmy fern Hymenophyllum caudiculatum, translational regulation and drought protective protein species identification.. Ejecución 2014-2016 Investigador Responsable.


Fondecyt Postdoctorado 3120195. Proteómica en helechos de la familia Hymenophyllacea tolerantes a la desecación ¿Poseen mecanismos de tolerancia constitutivos o inducibles? Ejecución 2011-2013. Investigador Responsable


PIA- UFRO DI10-7006: Estudio proteómico cuantitativo del efecto inhibitorio en la proliferación de células de cáncer gástrico producida por extractos de residuos de café (Coffea arabica) y murtilla (molinae ugni turcz.).  Ejecución 2011-2012. Investigador Responsable


DIDUFRO (DI09-0068) (2009-2010). Interacciones entre el metabolismo de azufre y la toxicidad de aluminio en plantas. (Interactions between sulphur metabolism and Aluminium toxicity in higher plants). Principal researcher: Dr. Cristian Wulff.


MECESUP POSTDOCTORAL PROJECT (2008-2011). Interactions between sulphur metabolism and Aluminium toxicity in higher plants. Derived from Mecesup Fro 0601 Project: Increase in the powers of biotechnology innovation tools for the Ph.D. graduates of Sciences in Natural Resources. Principal researcher: Dr. Cristian Wulff.


FONDECYT 1080372 (2008-2010). Environmental factors of southern Chile that regulate the growth and quality of Vaccinium corymbosum L.: Soil acidity effect and UV-B radiation on the photosynthetic and antioxidant capacity in high blueberry. Principal researcher: Dr. Miren Alberdi


FONDECYT 3090074 (2008-2010). Improving antioxidant metabolites maintenance and production in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) fruits during post-harvest under controlled conditions.Principal researcher: Dr. Alejandra Ribera


FONDECYT 3080039 (2008-2010). Development and Evaluation of controlled release atrazine formulations using nanoclay-biodegradable polymer supports. Principal researcher: Dr. Mara Cea


FONDECYT 11080215 (2008-2011). 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: Dr. Paula Cartes


FONDECYT 11080231 (2008-2011). Molecular and physiological mechanisms involved in aluminium toxicity of Vaccinium corymbosum growing in volcanic soils of southern Chile: Role of gypsum application of the improvement of this stress. Principal researcher: Dr. Marjorie Reyes


FONDECYT 11080159 (2008-2010). Assessment of phytate-utilizing bacteria for improving phosphorus nutrition of pasture plants. Principal researcher: Dr. Milko Jorquera


FONDECYT Nº 7080192 (2008). International Cooperation. Optimización del manejo de herbicidas en la producción de maíz forrajero con aplicación de purines de bovino a través del estudio  procesos físico-químicos y  biológicos en el sistema suelo- purín –herbicida. (Optimization of herbicide use in corn crop for silage production with bovine slurry application through the study of physical, chemical and biological processes in the soil-slurry-herbicide system). Principal researcher: Dr. Graciela Palma


FONDECYT 1070568 (2007-2010). Optimization of herbicide use in corn crop for silage production with bovine slurry application through the study of physical, chemical and biological processes in the soil-slurry-herbicide system. Principal researcher: Dr. Graciela Palma


FONDEF D06I1081 (2007-2010). Increasing the potential of bovine meat:  Mathematical model of permanent pasture dynamic behaviour and software development to support decision making. Co-Researcher: Dr. María de La Luz Mora.


FONDECYT 11070241 (2007-2010). Distribution of nutrients in different fractions of an Andisol. Nanotransporters of nutrients in the soil: Promotors of quality or toxicity in plants? Principal researcher: Dr. Alejandra Jara


FONDECYT 1061262 (2006-2010). Nitrogen fertilization in pastures and mechanisms of the rizosphere that affect the nutrition and health of grassland species in Andisols of southern Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


Bicentenario-Conicyt (2006-2008). Empowerment of biosciences in the Doctorate in Natural Resources Sciences. Director: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


FONDECYT International Cooperation 7060093 (2006-2007). Nitrogen fertilization in pastures and mechanisms of the rizosphere that affect the nutrition and health of grassland species in Andisols of southern Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


FONDECYT 1061262 (2006-2010). Nitrogen fertilization in pastures and mechanisms of the rizosphere that affect the nutrition and health of grassland species in Andisols of southern Chile. Principal researcher: Mr. Rolando Demanet


Postdoctorate, Fundación Andes C-14055/12 (2006-2007). Remoción de pentaclorofenol desde suelos contaminados utilizando Antracophylum discolor inmovilizado en rastrojo de trigo. (Removal of pentachlorophenol from contaminated soils using Antracophylum discolor immobilised in wheat stubble). Principal researcher: Dr. Mara Cea


Postdoctoral Project of the Bicentenary Program PSD-26 CONICYT-UFRO (2006-2009) Rol del Aluminio en la inducción de estrés oxidativo y su relación con la capacidad antioxidante del Selenio en Lolium perenne. (Role of Aluminium in the induction of oxidative stress and its relationship with the antioxidant capacity of Selenium in Lolium perenne). Principal researcher: Dr. Paula Cartes


Postdoctoral Project of the Bicentenary Program PSD-26 CONICYT-UFRO (2006-2009) Physiological responses to the combined effect of UV-B radiation and Aluminium stress in Ugni molinae and Vaccinium corymbosum growing in acid soils of southern Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. Marjorie Reyes


Postdoctoral Project of the Bicentenary Program PSD-26 CONICYT-UFRO (2006-2009). Study on environmental factors on transference of plasmids, harboring phosphorus solubilization related genes, in agro-ecosystems from southern Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. Milko Jorquera


FONDECYT 1050640 (2005- 2007). Physiological features of Proteaceae that could explain the capacity to colonize different habitats in the temperate forest in South Central Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. Miren Alberdi


DIUFRO 120516 (2005-2007). Tecnología de inmovilización de enzimas sobre alofán y su actividad catalítica sobre reacciones modelos del medio ambiente. (Technology for the immobilization of enzymes on allophane and their catalytic activity on model environmental reactions). Principal researcher: Dr. Alejandra Jara


DIUFRO 130198 (2005-2007). Fitotoxicidad de los herbicidas 2,4-D y MCPA sobre trigo y su incidencia sobre la interacción planta-hongo (Gaeumannomyces graminis). (Phytotoxicity of the herbicides 2,4-D and MCPA on wheat and their incidence on plant-fungus interaction (Gaeumannomyces graminis)). Principal researcher: Dr. Graciela Palma


MECESUP FRO0309 (2004-2006). Fortalecimiento del Doctorado en Ciencias de Recursos Naturales. (Strengthening the Doctorate in Sciences of Natural Resources). Director: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


FIA-PI-C-2003-1-P-071 (2004-2007). Validación y difusión de mejores prácticas de pastoreo para el sur de Chile. (Validation and dissemination of best grazing practices for southern Chile). Principal researcher: Mr. Rolando Demanet    


FONDECYT 1020934 (2002-2006). Effect of the interaction phosphate-soil acidity on the dynamics of microelements of interest for agriculture and livestock production in the south of Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


FONDECYT  1020934 (2002-2006). Effect of the interaction phosphate-soil acidity on the dynamics of microelements of interest for agriculture and livestock production in the south of Chile. Principal researcher: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


Fundación Andes Project C-13755 (28) (2002-2004). Fortalecimiento del Área de Recursos Naturales.  (Strengthening of the Natural Resources Department). Director: Dr. María de La Luz Mora


CIS, SG-2000, ANASAC, FEROSOR, COOPRINSEM, ECSA, SEMICEN, AGROAS, WINTER SEED, BIOSEMILLAS, COOPRINSEM– La Frontera University (1992-2007). Evaluación de germoplasma forrajero en el secano de la IX Región. (Evaluation of forage germoplasm in the dry zone of the IX Region). Principal researcher: Mr. Rolando Demanet


CIS, SG-2000, SNA, ANASAC, FEROSOR, SEMICEN, TRACY, PIONEER,   KWS, WINTER SEED – La Frontera University (1992-2007). Evaluación de Híbridos de maíz para Ensilaje en la IX Región. (Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Silage in the IX Region). Principal researcher: Mr. Rolando Demanet