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Ciencia e Investigación Agraria

The journal Ciencia e Investigación Agraria (RCIA) is an international scientific publication, created on 1974 and edited by the Agronomy and Forestry Faculty of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. The RCIA is indexed in the Journal Citation Report of Thomson Reuters since 2007. It is also indexed by several world databases, such as Biological and Agricultural Index, CAB, Chemical Abstracts, Clase Periodica, OCLC, LATINDEX, SciELO, and Scopus.

It publishes original and peer reviewed research on agriculture, agricultural economics, animal production, crop production, plant nutrition, viticulture and enology, crop protection, ornamental crops, agroecology, sustainable practices, forestry, soil management, environmental sciences, and natural resources. It published three volumes per year which include contributions as research articles, research notes, literature reviews, and essays.


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Vol 43, No 3 (2016)

Table of Contents

Research Paper

Influence of a spray-dried fat enriched with EPA and DHA on the fatty acid composition of sow milk
Mariola Grez, Mónica Gandarillas, Fernando González, Einar Vargas-Bello-Pérez
347 - 355
A statistical approach for assessing the heterogeneity of Hass avocados subjected to different postharvest abiotic stresses
Claudia Fuentealba, Romina Pedreschi, Ignacia Hernández, Jorge Saavedra
356 - 365
Characterization of resistance expression in genotypes of Solanum Section Lycopersicon against Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
Nancy Vitta, Patricia Estay, Rodrigo A. Chorbadjian
366 - 373
Spatial patterns over a 24-year period show an increase in native vegetation cover and decreased fragmentation in Andean temperate landscapes, Chile
Robert Petitpas, José Tomás Ibarra, Marcelo Miranda, Cristián Bonacic
384 - 395
Experimental evaluation of sediment yield in the first year after replacement of pastures by sugarcane
Cristian Youlton, Ana Paula Bragion, Edson Wendland
374 - 383
Systematic transitions in land use and land cover in a pre-Andean subwatershed with high human intervention in the Araucania Region, Chile
Pablo Saavedra Briones, Alejandra Sepúlveda-Varas
396 - 407
Unveiling Peruvian organic consumers demand for organics: A latent class approach
Angie Higuchi, Jorge Dávalos
408 - 417
Role of flower preservative solutions during postharvest of Hydrangea macrophylla cv. Bela
Danilo Aros, Cristian Silva, Cielo Char, Loreto Prat, Víctor Escalona
418 - 428
Aging gene pathway of microRNAs 156/157 and 172 is altered in juvenile and adult plants from in vitro propagated Prunus sp.
Adriana Bastías, Rubén Almada, Pamela Rojas, José Manuel Donoso, Patricio Hinrichsen, Boris Sagredo
429 - 441
Nitrogen and potassium in production, nutrition and water use efficiency in wheat plants
Janaina M. G. Carvalho, Edna M. Bonfim-Silva, Tonny J. Araújo da Silva, Helon H.F. Sousa, Salomão L. Guimarães, Adriano B. Pacheco
442 - 451
The effect of foliar boron spraying on the fruit features of Brigitta and Legacy highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) cultivars
Cristian Meriño-Gergichevich, Eduardo Pacheco, Marjorie Reyes-Díaz
452 - 463
Yield, yield features, phytochemical composition, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of Abutilon indicum cultivated under different fertilizers
Gulsum Yaldiz, Arzu Birinci Yildirim, Yeliz Kasko Arici, Mahmut Camlica
464 - 475

Research Notes

Effect of genus and growth stage on the chemical and mineral composition of tropical grasses used to feed dairy cows
Gerardo L. Arzate-Vázquez, Francisco A. Castrejón-Pineda, René Rosiles-Martínez, Silvino Carrillo-Pita, Sergio Angeles-Campos, Einar Vargas-Bello-Pérez
476 - 485