Publicaciones ISI



  • Mateluna P, Salvatierra A, Solis S, Nuñez G, Pimentel P.  Involvement of aquaporin NIP1;1 in the contrasting tolerance response to root hypoxia in Prunus rootstocks. Journal of Plant Physiology.


  • Contreras-Soto RI, Mora F, Lazzari F, De Oliveira MAR, Scapim CA, Schuster I. Genome-wide association mapping for flowering and maturity in tropical soybean: implications for breeding strategies. Breeding Science doi:10.1270/jsbbs.17024.
  • Contreras-Soto RI, De Oliveira MB, Costenaro-da-Silva D, Scapim CA, Schuster I. 2017. Population structure, genetic relatedness and linkage disequilibrium blocks in cultivars of tropical soybean (Glycine max). Euphytica 213 (8): 173.
  • Kulka VP, Silva TA, Contreras-Soto RI, Maldonado C, Mora F, Scapim CA. Diallel analysis and genetic population structure of tropical and temperate maize inbred lines using SSR markers. Crop breeding and applied biotechnology.


  • Salvatierra A, Pimentel P, Almada R, Hinrichsen P. 2016. Exogenous GABA application transiently improves the tolerance to root hypoxia on a sensitive genotype of Prunus rootstock. Environmental and Experimental Botany 125: 52–66. DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2016.01.009


  • Arismendi MJ, Almada R, Pimentel P, Bastias A, Salvatierra A, Rojas P, Hinrichsen P, Pinto M, Di Genova A, Travisany D, Maass A, Sagredo B. 2015. Transcriptome sequencing of Prunus sp. rootstocks roots to identify candidate genes involved in the response to root hipoxia. Tree Genetics & Genomes 11: 11. DOI:10.1007/s11295-015-0838-1
  • Gainza F, Opazo I, Guajardo V, Meza P, Ortiz M, Pinochet P and Muñoz C. 2015. Rootstock breeding in Prunus species: Ongoing efforts and new challenges. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 6-16. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300002
  • Gainza F, Opazo I and Muñoz C. 2015. Graft incompatibility in plants: Metabolic changes during the formation and establishment of the rootstock/scion union with emphasis on Prunus species. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 28-34. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300004
  • Guajardo V, Solís S, Sagredo B, Gainza F, Muñoz C, Gasic K, et al. (2015) Construction of High Density Sweet Cherry (Prunus avium L.) Linkage Maps Using Microsatellite Markers and SNPs Detected by Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS). PLoS ONE 10(5): e0127750. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127750
  • Guajardo V, Hinrichsen P and Muñoz C. 2015. Breeding rootstocks for Prunus species: Advances in the genetic and genomics of peach and cherry as a model. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 17-27. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300003
  • Morales-Olmedo M, Ortiz M and Sellés G. 2015. Effects of transient soil waterlogging and its importance for rootstock selection. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 45-56. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300006
  • Neira J, Ortiz M, Morales L and Acevedo E. 2015. Oxygen diffusion in soils: Understanding the factors and processes needed for modeling. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 35-44. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300005
  • Riquelme A and Hinrichsen P.2015. Non-symbiotic hemoglobin and its relation with hypoxic stress. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 80-89. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300009
  • Salazar C, Hernández C and Pino MT. 2015. Plants water stress: Associations between ethylene and abscisic acid response. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 71-79. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300008
  • Toro G and Pinto M. 2015. Plant respiration under low oxygen. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research 75: 57-70. DOI: 10.4067/S0718-58392015000300007


  • Pimentel P, Almada RD, Salvatierra A, Toro G, Arismendi MJ, Pino MT, Sagredo B, Pinto M. 2014. Physiological and morphological responses of Prunus species with different degree of tolerance to long-term root hypoxia. Scientia Horticulturae 180: 14–23. DOI: 10.1016/j.scienta.2014.09.055


  • Almada R, Arismendi MJ, Pimentel P, Rojas P, Pinto M, Hinrichsen P and Sagredo B. 2013. Class 1 non-symbiotic and class 3 truncated Hemoglobin-like genes are differentially expressed in stone fruit rootstocks (Prunus L.) with different degrees of tolerance to root hypoxia. Tree Genetics & Genomes 9: 1051-1063


  • Arismendi MJ, Hinrichsen P, Almada R, Pimentel P, Pinto M and Sagredo B. 2012. Characterization of genetic diversity of stone fruit rootstocks used in Chile by means of microsatellite markers. J Amer Soc Hort Sci. 137: 1-9

En colaboración


  • Bastias A, Correa F, Almada R, Rojas P, Muñoz C, Sagredo B. 2016. “Identification and characterization of microsatellite loci in maqui (Aristotelia chilensis [Molina] Stunz) using next-generation sequencing (NGS)”. PLOS ONE (aceptada).


  • Salvatierra A, Pimentel P, Moya-Leon MA, Herrera R. 2014. Biosynthesis of flavonoids in achenes of Fragaria chiloensis ssp. chiloensis. BLACPMA 13(4): 406-14.
  • Vallarino J, Gainza F, Verdugo C, Gonzalez E and Moreno Y. 2014. Abiotic Stresses differentially affect the expression of O-methyltransferase genes releated to methoxypyrazine biosynthesis in seeded an parthenocarpic fruits of Vitis vinífera (L.). Food Chemistry 154: 117-126


  • Chávez RO, Clevers JGW, Herold M, Acevedo E and Ortiz M. 2013. Assessing Water Stress of Desert Tamarugo Trees Using in situ Data and Very High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing 5:5061-5088.
  • Chávez RO, Clever JGW, Herold M, Ortiz M and Acevedo E. 2013. Modelling the spectral response of the desert tree Prosopis tamarugo to water stress. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 21: 53-55.
  • Nilo R, Olivares D, Orellana A, Hinrichsen P and Pinto M. 2013. Proteomic analysis of grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) leaf changes induced by transition to autotrophy and exposure to high light irradiance. Journal of Proteomics 91:309-330.
  • Opazo MC, Lizana R, Pimentel P, Herrera R and Moya MA. 2013. Changes in the mRNA abundance of FcXTH1 and FcXTH2 promoted by hormonal treatments of Fragaria chiloensis fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology 77:28-34.
  • Salvatierra A, Pimentel P, Moya MA and Herrera R. 2013. Increased accumulation of anthocyanins in Fragaria chiloensis fruits by transient suppression of FcMYB1 gene. Phytochemistry 90:25-36.


  • Gainza F, Perez R, Perez R, Tapia J, Casaretto J, Gonzalez S, Peña H, Ruiz S and Gonzalez E. 2012. Characterization of a putative grapevine Zn transporter, VvZIP3, suggests its involvement in early reproductive development in Vitis vinifera L. BMC Plant Biology12: 111-124.
  • Meza P, Hinrichsen P and Aballay E. 2012. Morphological and molecular characterisation of Xiphinema index Thorne and allen, 1950 (nematoda:longidoridae) isolates from Chile. Nematropica 42: 41-47.
  • Perez Castro R, Kasai K, Gainza F, Ruiz S, Casaretto J, Peña H, Tapia J, Fujiwara T, Gonzalez E. 2012. VvBOR1, the Grapevine Ortholog of AtBOR1, Encodes an Efflux Boron Transporter That is Differentially Expressed Throughout Reproductive Development of Vitis vinifera L. Plant Cell Physiol. 53: 485-494
  • Rojas P, Almada R, Sandoval C, Keller KE, Martin RR and Caligari P. 2012. Occurrence of aphidborne viruses in southernmost South American populations of Fragaria chiloensis ssp. Chiloensis. Plant Pathology 62: 428-435.


  • Almada R, Cabrera N, Casaretto J, Ruiz-Lara S and González E. 2011. Epigenetic repressor-like genes are differentially regulated during grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) development. Plant Cell 30:1959-1968.

Publicaciones no ISI


  • Morales, M., Toro, G., Riquelme, A., Sellés, G., Pinto, M. and Ferreyra, R. 2014. Effect of different rootstocks on photosynthesis and nutritional response of grapevines cultivar ‘sultanina’ under flooding stress. Acta Hortic. 1045, 123-131. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2014.1045.16.
  • Cristian Hernández A. y María Teresa Pino Q. En búsqueda de portainjertos de carozos tolerantes a déficit hídrico. Revista Tierra Adentro. 2014
  • C. Hernández, M. Bravo, P. Pimentel, MT Pino and M. Pinto. 2014. Effect of Water Deficit on Physiological Parameters of Four Prunus Rootstocks. Acta Horticulturae.


  • María Teresa Pino Q. y Cristian Hernández A. Eventos climáticos extremos han aumentado significativamente. El impacto de las heladas. Revista GTT Nacional, vanguardia y tecnología. Diciembre 2013. pag 14-16.


  •  M. Ortiz; L Morales; P Silva; E Acevedo. 2012. Estimación del nivel freático a partir del NDVI Landsat en La Pampa del Tamarugal (Chile). Revista de Teledetección 37:42-50.


Capítulos de libros

  • Carrasco, J. y Ortiz, M. 2011. Propiedades  físicas de suelos que condicionan el desarrollo de frutales en la Región de O´Higgins. En: Lemus, G y Salgado, I. (Ed.) Centro de Frutales de Carozos: Resumen Técnico. Boletín Técnico INIA N°227. 116p Santiago, Chile.