Barra, PJ; Inostroza, NG; Mora, ML; Crowley, DE; Jorquera, MA. Bacterial consortia inoculation mitigates the water shortage and salt stress in an avocado (Persea americana Mill.) nursery; APPLIED SOIL ECOLOGY 2017 (111): 39-47


Jorquera, MA; Maruyama, F; Ogram, AV; Navarrete, OU; Lagos, LM; Inostroza, NG; Acua, JJ; Rilling, JI; Mora, MD. Rhizobacterial Community Structures Associated with Native Plants Grown in Chilean Extreme Environments (vol 72, pg 633, 2016); MICROBIAL ECOLOGY 2017 (73): 253-253


Maggio, A; Durán, P; Mora, ML; Pepe, O; Ventorino, V; Viscardi, S; De Pascale, S. Assessment of Plant Growth Promoting Activities and Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Azotobacter chroococcum Strains for a Potential Use in Sustainable Agriculture; JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION, 2016, vol. 16, vol. suple., n. 3, n. suple. p. 848 - 863


Merino-Gergichevich, C; Pacheco, E; Reyes-Diaz, M. The effect of foliar boron spraying on the fruit features of Brigitta and Legacy highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) cultivars; CIENCIA E INVESTIGACION AGRARIA 2016 (43): 452-463


Redel, Y; Cartes, P; Demanet, R; Velasquez, G; Poblete-Grant, P; Bol, R; Mora, ML. Assessment of phosphorus status influenced by Al and Fe compounds in volcanic grassland soils; JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION 2016 (16): 490-506

Sanhueza, C; Vallejos, V; Cavieres, LA; Saez, P; Bravo, LA; Corcuera, LJ. Growing temperature affects seed germination of the antarctic plant Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl (Caryophyllaceae); POLAR BIOLOGY 2017 (40): 449-455


Velasquez, G; Calabi-Floody, M; Poblete-Grant, P; Rumpel, C; Demanet, R; Condron, L; Mora, ML. Fertilizer effects on phosphorus fractions and organic matter in Andisols; JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION 2016 (16): 294-304


Viscardi, S; Ventorino, V; Duran, P; Maggio, A; De Pascale, S; Mora, ML; Pepe, O. Assessment of plant growth promoting activities and abiotic stress tolerance of Azotobacter chroococcum strains for a potential use in sustainable agriculture; JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION 2016 (16): 848-863



Acuña, J.J., P. Durán, L.M. Lagos, A. Ogram, M.L. Mora &M.A. Jorquera.2016. Bacterial alkaline phosphomonoesterase in the rhizospheresof plants grown in Chilean extreme environments. Biology and Fertility of Soils.

Barra, P.J., N.G. Inostroza, J.J. Acuña, M.L. Mora, D.E.Crowley&M.A. Jorquera.2016.Formulation of bacterial consortia from avocado (Perseaamericana Mill.) and their effect on growth, biomass and superoxide dismutase activity of wheat seedlings under salt stress. Applied Soil Ecology102:80-91.

Carrillo R, Guerrero J, Rodriguez M, Merino-Gergichevich C. Colonization of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) plantlets by ericoid mycorrhizae under nursery conditions. Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2015;42(3):365-374.

Cavieres LA, Saez P, Sanhueza C, Sierra-Almeida A, Rabert C, Corcuera LJ, et al. Ecophysiological traits of Antarctic vascular plants: their importance in the responses to climate change. Plant Ecology 2016;217(3):343-358.

Cid FP, Rilling JI, Graether SP, Bravo LA, Mora MD, Jorquera MA. Properties and biotechnological applications of ice-binding proteins in bacteria. Fems Microbiology Letters 2016;363(11).

Deppe, M., Pezo, F., Reyes-Díaz, M., & Risopatrón, J. Criopreservación de Espermatozoides de Canino con Extracto de Hojas de Arándano (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). International Journal of Morphology 2016;34(2):653-659.

Durán, P., Acuña, J. J., Armada, E., López-Castillo, O. M., Cornejo, P., Mora, M. L., et al. Inoculation with selenobacteria and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to enhance selenium content in lettuce plants and improve tolerance against drought stress. Journal of soil science and plant nutrition 2016;16(1):211-225.

Gallardo-Cerda J, Bravo LA, Atala C, Vergara-Quezada G, Corcuera LJ, Molina-Montenegro MA. Dehydrins presence in xylem parenchyma cells enhances hydraulic conductivity and physiological performance in Nothofagus dombeyi. South African Journal of Botany 2016;102:240-244.

Jorquera-Fontena, E. Alberdi, M., Reyes Díaz, M., and Frank, N. 2016. Rearrangement of leaf traits with changing source-sink relationship in blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) leaves. Photosynthetica 54:DOI: 10.1007/s11099-016-0207-9
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.

Menezes-Blackburn, D., N.G. Inostroza, L. Gianfreda, R. Greiner, M.L. Mora &M.A. Jorquera.2016. Phytase-producing Bacillus sp. inoculation increasesphosphorus availability in cattle manure. Journal of Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition.

Merino-Gergichevich C, Ondrasek G, Zovko M, Samec D, Alberdi M, Reyes-Diaz M. Comparative study of methodologies to determine the antioxidant capacity of Al-toxified blueberry amended with calcium sulfate. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;15(4):965-978.

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.

Redel YD, Escudey M, Alvear M, Conrad J, Borie F. Effects of land use change on P bioavailability determined by chemical fractionation and P-31-NMR spectroscopy in a Nothofagus forest and adjacent grassland. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;15(4):1061-1070.

Reyes-Diaz M, Merino-Gergichevich C, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Latsague M, Acevedo P, Alberdi M. Anatomical, physiological, and biochemical traits involved in the UV-B radiation response in highbush blueberry. Biologia Plantarum 2016;60(2):355-366.

Ribera-Fonseca, A., Noferini, M., & Rombolá, A. D. Non-destructive Assessment of Highbush Blueberry Fruit Maturity Parameters and Anthocyanins by Using a Visible/Near Infrared (vis/NIR) Spectroscopy Device: A Preliminary Approach. Journal of soil science and plant nutrition 2016;16(1):174-186.

Velasquez G, Ngo PT, Rumpel C, Calabi-Floody M, Redel Y, Turner BL, et al. Chemical nature of residual phosphorus in Andisols. Geoderma 2016;271:27-31.

Yañez-Mansilla, E.P.Cartes, 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 (3): 574-580.




Briceno G, Fuentes MS, Rubilar O, Jorquera M, Tortella G, Palma G, et al. 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.

Candia O, Demanet R, Fernandez T, Mora ML, Briceno G, Palma G. Sorption and mobility of dimethenamid in a volcanic soil amended with liquid cow manure. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;14(4):1039-1050.

Cartes P, Cea M, Jara A, Violante A, Mora MDL. Description of mutual interactions between silicon and phosphorus in Andisols by mathematical and mechanistic models. Chemosphere 2015;131:164-170.

Channabasava, Lakshman HC, Jorquera MA. Effect of fungicides on association of arbuscular mycorrhiza fungus Rhizophagus fasciculatus and growth of Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;15(1):35-45.

Demanet R, Mora ML, Herrera MA, Miranda H, Barea JM. Seasonal variation of the productivity and quality of permanent pastures in Andisols of temperate regions. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;15(1).

Duran P, Acuna JJ, Gianfreda L, Azcon R, Funes-Collado V, Mora ML. Endophytic selenobacteria as new inocula for selenium biofortification. Applied Soil Ecology 2015;96:319-326.

Gonzalez ME, Cea M, Medina J, Gonzalez A, Diez MC, Cartes P, et al. 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 2015;505:446-453.

Hernandez-Fuentes C, Bravo LA, Cavieres LA. Hydraulic leaf conductance and cavitation vulnerability decrease with elevation in Phacelia secunda JF Gmel. (Boraginaceae). Gayana Botanica 2015;72(1):84-93.

Hernandez-Fuentes C, Bravo LA, Cavieres LA. Photosynthetic responses and photoprotection strategies of Phacelia secunda plants exposed to experimental warming at different elevations in the central Chilean Andes. Alpine Botany 2015;125(2):87-99.

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Reyes-Diaz M, Arellano A, Latsague M, Acevedo P, Loyola R, et al. Effects of UV-B radiation on anatomical characteristics, phenolic compounds and gene expression of the phenylpropanoid pathway in highbush blueberry leaves. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 2014;85:85-95.

Jorquera-Fontena E, Alberdi M, Franck N. Pruning severity affects yield, fruit load and fruit and leaf traits of 'Brigitta' blueberry. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;14(4):855-868.

Martinez OA, Crowley DE, Mora ML, Jorquera MA. Short-term study shows that phytate-mineralizing rhizobacteria inoculation affects the biomass, phosphorus (P) uptake and rhizosphere properties of cereal plants. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2015;15(1):153-166.

Meier S, Cornejo P, Cartes P, Borie F, Medina J, Azcon R. 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 2015;178(1):126-135.

Mendoza L, Ribera A, Saavedra A, Silva E, Araya-Maturana R, Cotoras M. Action mechanism for 3 beta-hydroxykaurenoic acid and 4,4-dimethylanthracene-1,9,10(4H)-trione on Botrytis cinerea. Mycologia 2015;107(4):661-666.

Pontigo S, Ribera A, Gianfreda L, Mora MD, Nikolic M, Cartes P. Silicon in vascular plants: uptake, transport and its influence on mineral stress under acidic conditions. Planta 2015;242(1):23-37.

Saez PL, Bravo LA, Latsague MI, Toneatti MJ, Coopman RE, Alvarez CE, et al. Influence of in vitro growth conditions on the photosynthesis and survival of Castanea sativa plantlets during ex vitro transfer. Plant Growth Regulation 2015;75(3):625-639.

Uquiche, E., Garcés, F. (2015). Recovery and antioxidant activity of extracts from Leptocarpha rivularis by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction. The Journal of Supercritical Fluids.

Uquiche, E., Antilaf, I., Millao, S. (2015). Enhancement of pigment extraction from B. braunii pretreated using CO2 rapid depressurization. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology.

Uquiche, E., Cirano, N., Millao, S. (2015). Supercritical fluid extraction of essential oil from Leptocarpha rivularis using CO2. Industrial Crops and Products, 77: 307 - 314.



Campos DC; F Acevedo; E Morales; J Aravena; V Amiard; MA Jorquera; NG Inostroza, et al. Microencapsulation by spray drying of nitrogen-fixing bacteria associated with lupin nodules. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 2014 30(9);2371-2378.

Duran P; JJ Acuna; MA Jorquera; R Azcon; C Paredes; Z Rengel; MD Mora. Endophytic bacteria from selenium-supplemented wheat plants could be useful for plant-growth promotion, biofortification and Gaeumannomyces graminis biocontrol in wheat production. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2014 50(6);983-990.

Fuentes B; MD Mora; R Bol; F San Martin; E Perez; P Cartes. Sorption of inositol hexaphosphate on desert soils. Geoderma 2014 232;573-580.

Garcés M, Claverol S, Alvear C, Rabert C, Bravo L. Comptes Rendus Biologie (2014) Desiccation tolerance of Hymenophyllacea filmy ferns is mediated by constitutive and not inducible cellular mechanisms Apr;337(4):235-43 (IF: 1,804).

Garcés M, Le Provost G, Lalanne C, Claverol S, , Barré A, Plomion C and Herrera R (2014) Proteomic analysis during ontogenesis of secondary xylem maritime pine. Tree Physiology. 34 (11):1263-1277 (IF: 2,853).

Garrido-Ramirez EG; ML Mora; JF Marco; MS Ureta-Zanartu. Characterization of nanostructured allophane clays and their use as support of iron species in a heterogeneous electro-Fenton system. Applied Clay Science 2013 86;153-161.

Hernandez M; MG Dumont; M Calabi; D Basualto; R Conrad. Ammonia oxidizers are pioneer microorganisms in the colonization of new acidic volcanic soils from South of Chile. Environmental Microbiology Reports 2014 6(1);70-79.

Herrera-Bravo J; E Montiel-Eulefi; T Glaser; M Garces; P Leal; AH Ulrich. In vitro Translocation Cytoplasm/nucleus of Embryonic Transcription Factor OCT-4 in Perivascular Cells Suggests that Aorta as a Niche of Quiescent Adult Stem Cells. International Journal of Morphology 2013 31(4);1430-1438.

Jorquera MA; OA Martinez; LG Marileo; JJ Acuna; S Saggar; ML Mora. Effect of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilization on the composition of rhizobacterial communities of two Chilean Andisol pastures. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 2014 30(1);99-107.

Lagos LM; OU Navarrete; F Maruyama; DE Crowley; FP Cid; ML Mora; MA Jorquera. Bacterial community structures in rhizosphere microsites of ryegrass (Lolium perenne var. Nui) as revealed by pyrosequencing. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2014 50(8);1253-1266.

Letelier P; P Garcia; P Leal; C Ili; K Buchegger; I Riquelme; A Sandoval, et al. Immunohistochemical Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A in Advanced Gallbladder Carcinoma. Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology 2014 22(7);530-536.

Matus F; C Rumpel; R Neculman; M Panichini; ML Mora. Soil carbon storage and stabilisation in andic soils: A review. Catena 2014 120;102-110.

Montiel-Eulefi E; F Jara; C Toro; M Garces; P Leal. Cytotoxic Effect of Double Emulsion (W/O/W) CuSO4 Loaded PLA Nanoparticles on MKN-45 Gastric Adenocarcinoma Cell Line. International Journal of Morphology 2014 32(1);61-69.

Pigna M; AG Caporale; P Cartes; V Cozzolino; M Mora; A Sommella; A Violante. 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 2014 14(1);199-209.

Rabert C; A Gutierrez-Moraga; A Navarrete-Gallegos; D Navarrete-Campos; LA Bravo; M Gidekel. Expression of a Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Polypeptide with Lipase Activity in a Pichia pastoris Vector. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2014 15(2);2359-2367.

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

Rojas-Lillo Y; M Alberdi; P Acevedo; C Inostroza-Blancheteau; Z Rengel; MD Mora; M Reyes-Diaz. Manganese toxicity and UV-B radiation differentially influence the physiology and biochemistry of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) cultivars. Functional Plant Biology 2014 41(2);156-167.

Tapia O; I Riquelme; P Leal; A Sandoval; S Aedo; H Weber; P Letelier, et al. The PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway is activated in gastric cancer with potential prognostic and predictive significance. Virchows Archiv 2014 465(1);25-33.

Yanez-Mansilla E; P Cartes; M Reyes-Diaz; A Ribera-Fonseca; M Alberdi. Photosynthetic and antioxidant performance are differentially affected by short-term nitrogen supply in highbush blueberry cultivars. Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2014 41(1);61-70.

Weinacker D; C Rabert; AB Zepeda; CA Figueroa; A Pessoa; JG Farias. Applications of recombinant Pichia pastoris in the healthcare industry. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology 2013 44(4);1043-1048




Acevedo F, Rubilar M, Scheuerman E, Cancino B, Uquiche E, Garcés M, Inostroza K, Shene C. (2013) Spent coffee grounds: a source of diterpenes and polyphenols. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy Volume 7, Number 3, julio 2013 pp420-428. (IF: 0,83).

Acuna JJ; MA Jorquera; PJ Barra; DE Crowley; MD Mora. Selenobacteria selected from the rhizosphere as a potential tool for Se biofortification of wheat crops. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2013 49(2);175-185.

Bech J; P Duran; N Roca; W Poma; I Sanchez; L Roca-Perez; R Boluda, et al. Accumulation of Pb and Zn in Bidens triplinervia and Senecio sp spontaneous species from mine spoils in Peru and their potential use in phytoremediation. Journal of Geochemical Exploration 2012 123;109-113.

Berrios G; G Cabrera; M Gidekel; A Gutierrez-Moraga. Characterization of a novel antarctic plant growth-promoting bacterial strain and its interaction with antarctic hair grass (Deschampsia antarctica Desv). Polar Biology 2013 36(3);349-362.

Cruces E; P Huovinen; I Gomez. Interactive effects of UV radiation and enhanced temperature on photosynthesis, phlorotannin induction and antioxidant activities of two sub-Antarctic brown algae. Marine Biology 2013 160(1);1-13.

Dinamarca J; A Sandoval-Alvarez; M Gidekel; A Gutierrez-Moraga. Differentially expressed genes induced by cold and UV-B in Deschampsia antarctica Desv. Polar Biology 2013 36(3);409-418.

Donoso-Nanculao G; M Castro; D Navarrete; LA Bravo; LJ Corcuera. Effect of auxin on cluster roots induction in Embothrium coccineum JR Forst. & G. Forst. in phosphorus deficiency condition. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 2013 73(3);220-224.

Duran P; JJ Acuna; MA Jorquera; R Azcon; F Borie; P Cornejo; ML Mora. Enhanced selenium content in wheat grain by co-inoculation of selenobacteria and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A preliminary study as a potential Se biofortification strategy. Journal of Cereal Science 2013 57(3);275-280.

Greiner R; U Konietzny; DM Blackburn; MA Jorquera. Production of partially phosphorylated myo-inositol phosphates using phytases immobilised on magnetic nanoparticles. Bioresource Technology 2013 142;375-383.

Herrera J. Montiel E, Glaser T, Garcés M. Leal P, (2013). La traslocación in vitro Citoplasma/Núcleo del factor de transcripción embrionario OCT-4 en células perivasculares, propone a la aorta como un nicho quiescente de células madres adultas. Henning A International Journal of morphology 31(4):1430-1438 (IF: 0,213).

Inostroza-Blancheteau C; F Aquea; R Loyola; J Slovin; S Josway; Z Rengel; M Reyes-Diaz, et al. Molecular characterisation of a calmodulin gene, VcCaM1, that is differentially expressed under aluminium stress in highbush blueberry. Plant Biology 2013 15(6);1013-1018.

Inostroza-Blancheteau C; M Reyes-Diaz; M Alberdi; K Godoy; Y Rojas-Lillo; P Cartes; MD Mora. Influence of selenite on selenium uptake, differential antioxidant performance and gene expression of sulfate transporters in wheat genotypes. Plant and Soil 2013 369(1-2);47-59.

Jorquera MA; N Saavedra; F Maruyama; AE Richardson; DE Crowley; RD Catrilaf; EJ Henriquez, et al. Phytate addition to soil induces changes in the abundance and expression of Bacillus beta-propeller phytase genes in the rhizosphere. Fems Microbiology Ecology 2013 83(2);352-360.

Kumar V; P Singh; MA Jorquera; P Sangwan; P Kumar; AK Verma; S Agrawal. Isolation of phytase-producing bacteria from Himalayan soils and their effect on growth and phosphorus uptake of Indian mustard (Brassica juncea). World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology 2013 29(8);1361-1369.

Mariangel E; M Reyes-Diaz; W Lobos; E Bensch; H Schalchli; P Ibarra. The antioxidant properties of calafate (Berberis microphylla) fruits from four different locations in southern Chile. Ciencia E Investigacion Agraria 2013 40(1);161-170.

Menezes-Blackburn D; MA Jorquera; R Greiner; L Gianfreda; MD Mora. Phytases and Phytase-Labile Organic Phosphorus in Manures and Soils. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 2013 43(9);916-954.

Millaleo R; M Reyes-Diaz; M Alberdi; AG Ivanov; M Krol; NPA Huner. Excess manganese differentially inhibits photosystem I versus II in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany 2013 64(1);343-354.

Muci AL; MA Jorquera; AI Avila; Z Rengel; DE Crowley; MD Mora. A combination of cellular automata and agent-based models for simulating the root surface colonization by bacteria. Ecological Modelling 2012 247;1-10.

Navarrete-Campos D; LA Bravo; RA Rubilar; V Emhart; R Sanhueza. Drought effects on water use efficiency, freezing tolerance and survival of Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus globulus x nitens cuttings. New Forests 2013 44(1);119-134.

Navarrete-Gallegos AA; LA Bravo; MA Molina-Montenegro; LJ Corcuera. Antioxidant responses in two Colobanthus quitensis (Caryophyllaceae) ecotypes exposed to high UV-B radiation and low temperature. Revista Chilena De Historia Natural 2012 85(4);419-433.

Neculman R; C Rumpel; F Matus; R Godoy; M Steffens; MD Mora. Organic matter stabilization in two Andisols of contrasting age under temperate rain forest. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2013 49(6);681-689.

Pigna M; AG Caporale; V Cozzolino; CF Lopez; ML Mora; A Sommella; A Violante. Influence of phosphorus on the arsenic uptake by tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L) irrigated with arsenic solutions at four different concentrations. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2012 12(4);775-784.

Ribera AE; G Zuniga. Induced plant secondary metabolites for phytopatogenic fungi control: a review. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2012 12(4);893-911.

Ribera AE; MM Reyes-Diaz; MR Alberdi; DA Alvarez-Cortez; Z Rengel; MD Mora. Photosynthetic impairment caused by manganese toxicity and associated antioxidative responses in perennial ryegrass. Crop & Pasture Science 2013 64(7);696-707.

Saez PL; LA Bravo; MI Latsague; MJ Toneatti; M Sanchez-Olate; DG Rios. Light energy management in micropropagated plants of Castanea sativa, effects of photoinhibition. Plant Science 2013 201;12-24.



Reyes-Diaz M; C Merino-Gergichevich; E Alarcon; M Alberdi; WJ Horst. Calcium sulfate ameliorates the effect of aluminum toxicity differentially in genotypes of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2011 11(4);59-78.

"Panichini M; F Matus; ML Mora; R Godoy; NS Bolan; C Rumpel; F Borie. Carbon distribution in top- and subsoil horizons of two contrasting Andisols under pasture or forest. European Journal of Soil Science 2012 63(5);616-624".

Martinez OA; MA Jorquera; DE Crowley; MD Mora. Influence of nitrogen fertilisation on pasture culturable rhizobacteria occurrence and the role of environmental factors on their potential PGPR activities. Biology and Fertility of Soils 2011 47(8);875-885.

Jorquera MA; B Shaharoona; SM Nadeem; MD Mora; DE Crowley. Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria Associated with Ancient Clones of Creosote Bush (Larrea tridentata). Microbial Ecology 2012 64(4);1008-1017.

"Vistoso EM; M Alfaro; ML Mora. Role of Molybdenum on Yield, Quality, andPhotosynthetic Efficiency of White Clover as a Result of the Interaction with Liming and Different Phosphorus Rates in Andisols. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 2012 43(18);2342-2357".

Garrido-Ramirez EG; MV Sivaiah; J Barrault; S Valange; BKG Theng; MS Ureta-Zanartu; MD Mora. Catalytic wet peroxide oxidation of phenol over iron or copper oxide-supported allophane clay materials: Influence of catalyst SiO2/Al2O3 ratio. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2012 162;189-198.

Calabi-Floody M; G Velasquez; L Gianfreda; S Saggar; N Bolan; C Rumpel; ML Mora. Improving bioavailability of phosphorous from cattle dung by using phosphatase immobilized on natural clay and nanoclay. Chemosphere 2012 89(6);648-655.

Calabi-Floody A; G Thenoux. Controlling asphalt aging by inclusion of byproducts from red wine industry. Construction and Building Materials 2012 28(1);616-623.

Briceno G; MS Fuentes; G Palma; MA Jorquera; MJ Amoroso; MC Diez. Chlorpyrifos biodegradation and 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol production by actinobacteria isolated from soil. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 2012 73;1-7.

Bascunan-Godoy L; C Sanhueza; M Cuba; GE Zuniga; LJ Corcuera; LA Bravo. Cold-acclimation limits low temperature induced photoinhibition by promoting a higher photochemical quantum yield and a more effective PSII restoration in darkness in the Antarctic rather than the Andean ecotype of Colobanthus quitensis Kunt Bartl (Cariophyllaceae). Bmc Plant Biology 2012.

Gallardo-Cerda, Jorge; Bravo, Leon A.; Corcuera, Luis J. Leaf seasonal accumulation of a 47-kDa dehydrin and changes in its cryoprotective activity in Nothofagus dombeyi (Mirb.) Blume. GAYANA BOTANICA Volume: 69 Issue: 1 Pages: 1-8 Published: 2012. ISSN: 0016-5301.

Alberdi, Miren L.; Godoy, Roberto B. Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h. c. Eleonore Steubing 1.2.1922-1.1.2012 OBITUARY. GAYANA BOTANICA Volume: 69 Issue: 1 Pages: VII-VIII Published: 2012. ISSN: 0016-5301.

Vistoso, E.; Theng, B.K.G.; Bolan, N.S.; Parfitt, R.L.; Mora, M.L. Competitive sorption of molybdate and phosphate in Andisols. JOUNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION, 2012, vol.12, no.1, p.59-72.ISSN: 0718-9516.

Candia, O.; de la Luz Mora, M.; Demanet, R.; Briceño, G.; Palma, G. Effect of liquid cow manure amendment on dimethenamid persistence in a volcanic soil. JOUNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION, 2012, vol.12, no.1, p.153-163. ISSN: 0718-9516.

Saez, Patricia L.; Bravo, Leon A.; Latsague, Mirtha I.; Sanchez, Manuel E.; Rios, Darcy G. Increased light intensity during in vitro culture improves water loss control and photosynthetic performance of Castanea sativa grown in ventilated vessels. SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE Volume: 138 Pages: 7-16 DOI: 10.1016/j.scienta.2012.02.005 Published: MAY 1 2012 ISSN: 0304-4238.

Inostroza-Blancheteau, Claudio; Rengel, Zed; Alberdi, Miren; Mora, Maria de la Luz; Aquea, Felipe; Arce-Johnson, Patricio; Reyes-Diaz, Marjorie Molecular and physiological strategies to increase aluminum resistance in plants MOLECULAR BIOLOGY REPORTS Volume: 39 Issue: 3 Pages: 2069-2079. ISSN: 0301-4851.

Saez, P. L.; Bravo, L. A.; Saez, K. L.; Sanchez-Olate, M.; Latsague, M. I.; Rios, D. G. Photosynthetic and leaf anatomical characteristics of Castanea sativa: a comparison between in vitro and nursery plants BIOLOGIA PLANTARUM Volume: 56 Issue: 1 Pages: 15-24. ISSN: 0006-3134.

Cartes, Paula; McManus, Michael; Wulff-Zottele, Cristian; Leung, Susanna; Gutierrez-Moraga, Ana; de la Luz Mora, Maria Differential superoxide dismutase expression in ryegrass cultivars in response to short term aluminium stress. PLANT AND SOIL Volume: 350 Issue: 1-2 Pages: 353-363. ISSN: 0032-079X.

Fuentes, Barbara; Dixon, Elizabeth; Mora, Maria de la Luz Turner, Benjamin L.; Bol, Roland Dissolved phosphorus composition of grassland leachates following application of dairy-slurry size fractions JOURNAL OF PLANT NUTRITION AND SOIL SCIENCE Volume: 175 Issue: 1 Pages: 78-85. ISSN: 1436-8730.

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

Palma R; A Mutis; L Manosalva; R Ceballos; A Quiroz. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Hylastinus obscurus to volatiles released from the roots of Trifolium pratense L. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 2012 12(1);183-193.



Acuña, J. J.; Jorquera, M. A.; Martinez, O. A.; Menezes-Blackburn, D.; Fernandez, M. T.; Marschner, P.; Greiner, R.; Mora, M. L. Indole acetic acid and phytase activity produced by rhizosphere bacilli as affected by pH and metals. JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION Volume: 11 Issue: 3 Pages: 1-12 Published: 2011 ISSN: 0718-9508.

Acuña, J. J.; Jorquera, M.A.; Martínez, O. A.; Menezes-Blackburn, D.; Fernández, M. T.; Marschner, P.; Greiner; R.; Mora, M. L. Indole acetic acid and phytase activity produced by rhizosphere bacilli as affected by pH and metals. JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION, 2011, vol.11, no.3, p.1-12. ISSN: 0718-9516.


Menezes-Blackburn, Daniel; Jorquera, Milko; Gianfreda, Liliana; Rao, Maria; Greiner, Ralf; Garrido, Elizabeth; de la Luz Mora, Maria Activity stabilization of Aspergillus niger and Escherichia coli phytases immobilized on allophanic synthetic compounds and montmorillonite nanoclays. BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY Volume: 102 Issue: 20 Pages: 9360-9367 DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2011.07.054 Published: OCT 2011 ISSN: 0960-8524.

Coopman, Rafael E.; Briceno, Veronica F.; Corcuera, Luis J.; Reyes-Diaz, Marjorie; Alvarez, Daniela; Saez, Katherine; Garcia-Plazaola, Jose I.; Alberdi, Miren; Bravo, Leon A . Tree size and light availability increase photochemical instead of non-photochemical capacities of Nothofagus nitida trees growing in an evergreen temperate rain forest. TREE PHYSIOLOGY Volume: 31 Issue: 10 Pages: 1128-1141 DOI: 10.1093/treephys/tpr094 Published: OCT 2011 ISSN: 0829-318X.

Claudio Inostroza-Blancheteau, Zed Rengel, Miren Alberdi, María de la Luz Mora, Felipe Aquea, Patricio Arce-Johnson, Marjorie Reyes. 2011. Molecular and physiological strategies to increase aluminum resistance in plants (ISI). Molecular Biology Reports. In press. (doi: 10.1007/s11033-011-0954-4).

Cecilia de Lourdes Paredes N., Daniel Menezes-Blackburn, Paula Cartes Liliana Gianfreda, and María de Luz Mora G. 2011. Phosphorus and Nitrogen Fertilization Effect on Phosphorus Uptake and Phosphatase Activity in Ryegrass and Tall Fescue Grown in a Chilean Andisol (ISI). Soil Science 176 (5): 245-251.

Analí Rosas, Zed Rengel, Alejandra Ribera, and María de La Luz Mora. 2011. Phosphorus nutrition alleviates manganese toxicity in Lolium perenne and Trifolium repens (ISI). Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 174: 210-219.

Jorquera, Milko; Crowley, David; Marschner, Petra; Greiner, Ralf; Fernandez, Maria; Romero, Daniela; Menezes−Blackburn, Daniel; Mora, María Luz. 2011. Identification of β–propeller phytase−encoding genes in culturable Paenibacillus and Bacillus spp. from the rhizosphere of pasture plants on volcanic soils (ISI). FEMS Microbiology Ecology 75: 163–172.

Marcela Calabi-Floody, Alejandra A. Jara, James S. Bendall, Mark E. Welland, Benny K.G. Theng, Cornelia Rumpel and María de la Luz Mora. 2011. Nanoclays from an Andisol: Extraction, properties and carbon stabilization (ISI). Geoderma 161: 159-167.

Cartes, P. Gianfreda, L., Paredes, C. and Mora, M.L. 2011. Selenium uptake and its antioxidant role in ryegrass as affected by slenite seed peletization. J. Soil Sci. and Plant Nutr. 11(3)_xx-xx. Accepted.

Reyes-Díaz M, Meriño-Gergichevich C, Alarcón E, Alberdi M, Horst WJ. 2011. Calcium sulfate ameliorates differentially the effect of aluminum toxicity in genotypes of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). J. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr. (Accepted).

Coopman R, Briceño V, Corcuera, LJ, Reyes-Díaz M, Alvarez D, Saez K, Garcia-Plazaola J, Alberdi M, Bravo LA. 2011. Plant size and light availability increase photochemical instead non-photochemical capacities of Nothofagus nitida trees growing in an evergreen temperate rain forest. Tree Physiology (in press).

Inostroza-Blancheteau C; Reyes-Díaz M*; Aquea F; Nunes-Nesi A; Alberdi M; Arce-Johnson P (2011) Biochemical and molecular changes in response to aluminum-stress in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 49:1005-1012.

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Aquea F, Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Arce-Johnson P (2011). Identification of aluminum-regulated genes by cDNA-AFLP analysis of roots in two contrasting genotypes of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.). Molecular Biotechnology 49:32-41.

Saéz P.L, Bravo L.A., Sáez K.L., Sánchez-Olate M. Latzague M.I. and Rios D.G.Photosynthetic and leaf anatomical characteristics of Castanea sativa: a comparison between in vitro and nursery plants.Biología Plantarum (2011)

Ribera, A.E. and Zuñiga, G. 2012. Induced plant natural products as a source of antifungal against phytopathogenic fungi. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (ISI). 12(1): xx-xx. In press.

Menezes-Blackburn, D., Jorquera, M., Gianfreda, L., Rao, M., Ralf Greiner, R., Garrido, E, Mora, M.L. (2011). Activity stabilization of Aspergillus niger and Escherichia coli phytases immobilized on allophanic synthetic compounds and montmorillonite nanoclays. Bioresource Technology 102: 9360-9367.

Garrido, E., Ureta-Zanartu., Mora, ML. 2011Synthetic Allophane nanoparticles with iron oxide atrazine oxidation byheterogeneus electro-Fenoton process. Abstract of papers of the ammerican chemical society 241:

J.J. Acuña, M.A. Jorquera, O.A., Martínez, D. Menezes-Blackburn, M.T. Fernández, P. Marschner, R. Greiner, M.L. Mora. 2011. Indole acetic acid and phytase activity produced by rhizosphere bacilli as affected by pH and metals. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2011, 11 (3), 1-12
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. Applied Soil Ecology. 48(2): 117-124

Menezes Blackburn, d., Jorquera, M.A., Greiner, R., Gianfreda, L., Mora, M.L. (2011) Phytases and phytase-labile organic phosphorus in manures and soils. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, aceptada.

Martínez, O.A., Jorquera, M.A., Crowley, D.E., and Mora, M.L. (2011). Influence of nitrogen fertilisation on pasture culturable rhizobacteria occurrence and the role of environmental factors on their potential PGPR activities. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 47: 875–885

Ciudad, G., Reyes, I., Azócar, L., Briones, R., Jorquera, M., Wick, L.Y., and Navia, R. (2011).Innovative approaches for effective selection of lipase-producing microorganisms as whole cell catalysts for biodiesel production. New Biotechnology, 28: 375-381

Ciudad, G., Reyes, I., Jorquera, M.A., Azócar, L., Wick, L.Y., and Navia, R. (2011). Novel three-phase bioreactor concept for fatty acid alkyl esters production using R. oryzae as whole cell catalyst. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 27: 2505–2512

Cartes, P., McManus, M., Wulff-Zottele, C., Leung, S., Gutiérrez- Moraga, A.. and Mora M. L. (2011). Differential superoxide dismutase expression in ryegrass cultivars in response to short term aluminium stress. Plant and Soil. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-011-0919-3.

Arancibia-Miranda Nicolas; Escudey Mauricio; Molina Mauricio; et al. 2011. Use of isoelectric point and pH to evaluate the synthesis of a nanotubular aluminosilicate. Journal of non-crystalline solids 357 (7): 1750-1756.
Calabi-Floody, Marcela; Bendall, James S.; Jara, Alejandra A.; Welland, Mark E.; Theng, Benny K. G.; Rumpel, Cornelia; de la Luz Mora, Maria. Nanoclays from an Andisol: Extraction, properties and carbon stabilization. GEODERMA Volume: 161 Issue: 3-4 Pages: 159-167 DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2010.12.013 Published: MAR 15 2011 ISSN: 0016-7061

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



A.E. Ribera, M. Reyes-Díaz, M. Alberdi, G.E. Zuñiga and M.L. Mora. 2010. Antioxidant compounds in skin and pulp of fruits change among genotypes and maturity stages in highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) grown in Southern Chile (ISI). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 10(4): 509-536.

R. Millaleo, M. Reyes-Díaz, A.G. Ivanov, M.L. Mora, and M. Alberdi. 2010. Manganese as essential and toxic element for plants: transport, accumulation and resistance mechanisms (ISI). Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 10(4):476-494.

Núñez, R.P., Demanet, R., Alfaro, M. and Mora, M.L. 2010. Nitrogen soil budgets in contrasting dairy grazing systems of southern Chile, a short term study. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 10 (2): 170-183.

Jorquera, M.A., Hernández, M., Martinez, O., Marschner, P., and Mora, M.L. 2010. Detection of aluminium tolerance plasmids and microbial diversity in the Rhizosphere of plants grown in acidic volcanic soil. European Journal of Soil Biology 46 (3-4): 255-263.

Cea, M., Cartes, P., Palma, G., Mora, M.L. 2010. Atrazine efficiency in an Andisol as affected by clays and nanoclays in ethylcellulose controlled release formulation. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 10(1) 62-7.

O. Martínez-Viveros, M.A. Jorquera, D.E. Crowley, G. Gajardo and M.L. Mora. 2010. Mechanisms and practical considerations involved in plant growth promotion by rhizobacteria. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 10(3): 310-339.

Reyes-Díaz M, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Millaleo R, Cruces E, Wulff-Zottele C, Alberdi M, Mora ML. 2010. Long-term aluminium exposure effects on physiological and biochemical features of Highbush Blueberry cultivars. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 135(3): 1-11.
Ribera, A.E., Ghiselini, V., Demanet, R., Gallardo, F. and Mora, M.L. 2010. Phosphorous-molybdenum relationship in soil and red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) on an acid Andisol. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 10(1): 78-91.

Cartes, P., Jara, AA., Pinilla, L., Rosas, A. and Mora, M.L. 2010. Selenium improves the antioxidant ability against aluminium –induced oxidative stress in ryegrass plants. Annals of Applied Biology 2: 297-307.

M. Cea, J.C. Seaman, A. Jara, M.L. Mora, M.C. Diez. 2010. Kinetic and thermodynamic study of chlorophenol sorption in an allophanic soil. Chemosphere. 78(2): 86-981.

Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Soto B, Ibáñez C, Ulloa P, Aquea F, Arce-Johnson P, Reyes-Díaz M* (2010) Mapping aluminum tolerance loci in cereals: A tool available for crop breeding. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 13 (4) DOI: 10.2225/vol13-issue4-fulltext-4.

C. Meriño-Gergichevich, M. Alberdi, A. Ivanov and M. Reyes-Díaz.2010. Al3+- Ca2+ interaction in plants growing in acid soils: Al-phytotoxicity response to calcareous amendments. Revista de la Ciencia del Suelo y Nutrición Vegetal (ISI Impact factor: 0.4),10(3) 217-243.

Zúñiga-Feest, A., Delgado, M., and Alberdi, M. (2010).The effect of phosphorus on growth and cluster-root formation in the Chilean Proteaceae: Embothrium coccineum (R. et J. Forst.). Plant Soil. Volume 334, Numbers 1-2, 113-121.

Casanova-Katny, M.A., Zúñiga, G.E., Corcuera. L.J., Bravo, L. and Alberdi, M.(2010). Deschampsia antarctica Desv. primary photochemistry performs differently in plants grown in the field and laboratory.Polar Biology (ISI, Impact factor: 1,69),33, 447-483

Reyes-Díaz M, Inostroza-Blancheteau C, Millaleo R, Cruces E, Wulff-Zottele C, Alberdi M, Mora ML. (2010).Long-term aluminium exposure effects on physiological and biochemical features of Highbush Blueberry cultivars. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ISI, Impact factor: 0.972).135 (3) 212-222

Reyes-Díaz M, Alberdi M, Mora ML. (2010). Short-term aluminum stress differentially affects the photochemical efficiency of photosystem II in Highbush Blueberry genotypes. American Society Horticultural Science. (ISI, Impact factor: 0.915) 134 1-8

Jaime Guerrero C., Luigi Ciampi P., Andrea Castilla C., Fernando Medel S., Heidi Schalchli S., Emma Bensch T., and Miren Alberdi L.Antioxidant Capacity, Anthocyanins, and Total Phenols of Wild and Cultivated Berries in Chile. Chilean J. Agric. Res. [online]. 2010, vol.70, n.4, pp. 537-544

Vistoso, E.M., Bolan, N., Theng, B.K.G. and Mora M.L. (2009). Kinetics of molybdate and phosphate sorption by some Chilean Andisols. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 9(1):55-67

Reyes-Díaz M, Ivanov AG, Huner NP, Alberdi M, Corcuera LJ, Bravo LA. (2009). Thermal energy dissipation and its components in two development stages of a shade-tolerant species, Nothofagus nitida and a shade-intolerant species, Nothofagus dombeyi. Tree Physiology (doi:10.1093treephys/tpp003). (ISI, Impact factor: 2.141) 29(5) 651-662

Alberdi M, Reyes-Díaz M, Zúñiga R, Hess S, Bravo LA, Corcuera LJ. (2009).Photochemical efficiency of PSII and photoprotective pigments in seedlings and adults of two Proteaceae with different shade tolerance from the Chilean temperate rain forest. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural (ISI, Impact factor: 0.765) 82,387-402

Calabi, F.M., Theng, B.K.G., Reyes, P., Mora, M.L. (2009). Natural nanoclays: applications and future trends. Clay Minerals. 44(2) 161-176
Fuentes, B., Jorquera, M. and Mora, M.L. (2009). Dynamic of phosphorus and associated phytate-mineralizing bacteria during the aerobic degradation process of dairy cattle feces. Chemosphere 74: 325-331. ISI.

Mora, M.L., Rosas, A., Ribera, A. and Rengel, Z. (2009). Differential tolerance to Mn toxicity in perennial ryegrass genotypes: involvement of antioxidative enzymes and root exudation of carboxylates. (ISI). Plant and Soil 320: 79-89

Reyes-Díaz, M. Alberdi, M. and Mora, M.L. (2009). Short-term aluminum stress differentially affects the photochemical efficiency of photosystem II in Highbush Blueberry genotypes. Journal American Society Horticultural Science 134:1-8. ISI.

E.G. Garrido-Ramírez, Theng, B.K.G. and Mora, M.L. (2009). Clays and oxide minerals as catalysts and nanocatalysts in Fenton-like reactions – A review. Applied Clay Science (3-4):182-192.

Aguilera, P., Briceño, G., Candia M., Mora, M.L., Demanet, R., Palma, G. (2009). Effect of dairy manure rate and the stabilization time of amended soils on atrazine degradation. Chemosphere 77(6): 785-790.

Zúñiga-Feest A, Bascuñán-Godoy L, Reyes-Diaz M, Bravo LA, Corcuera LJ. Is survival after ice encasement related with sugar distribution in organs of the Antarctic plants Deschampsia antarctica Desv. (Poaceae) and Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl. (Caryophyllaceae)?. Polar Biology 32 583-591

"Cartes, P, Jara, A.A., Demanet, R. and Mora, M.L. 2009. Urease activity and nitrogen mineralization as affected by time, temperature and urea input rate in Andisol. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 9(1) 69-82"

"F. I. Piper, M. Reyes-Díaz, L. J. Corcuera, C. H. Lusk. 2009. Carbohydrate storage, survival and growth of two evergreen Nothofagus species in two contrasting light environments Ecological Research. 24 1233-1241"

"Ceballos, R., Cofré, X., Quiroz, A. , Espinoza, N., Palma, G. 2009. Bentazon-MCPA effect on fusarium oxysporum root rot on trifolium pretense in greenhouse conditions. Revista de la Ciencia del Suelo y Nutrición Vegetal 9: 142-154"