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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 44, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents

Research Paper

Protein enrichment of Opuntia ficus-indica using Kluyveromyces marxianus in solid-state fermentation
Esperanza Herrera-Torres, Manuel Murillo, Leslie Berumen, Nicolás Soto-Cruz, Jesús Paez-Lerma
Competition with spreading dayflower (Commelina diffusa L.) can affect the agronomic characteristics and mineral content of common bean grains
Lidiane Santos Gomes Oliveira, Leandro Pin Dalvi, Sabrina Colodete Altoé, Leonardo José Frinhani Noia da Rocha, Fabio Luiz de Oliveira
Fungi from the Diaporthaceae and Botryosphaeriaceae families associated with grapevine decline in Tunisia
Samir Chebil, R. Fersi, M. Bouzid, F. Quaglino, S. Chenenaoui, I. Melki, G. Durante, E. Zacchi, B.A. Bahri, P.A. Bianco, A. Rhouma
Determination of suitable zones for apitourism using multi-criteria evaluation in geographic information systems: a case study in the O’Higgins Region, Chile
Gabriel Pantoja, Miguel Gómez, Claudio Contreras, Lissette Grimau, Gloria Montenegro
Determining the site index of Teak (Tectona grandis L.) plantations in Tabasco, Mexico
Djhon Minoche, Celia Herrero de Aza, Marivel Dominguez-Dominguez, Pablo Martínez-Zurimendi
Gas exchange and productivity of yellow passion fruit irrigated with saline water and fertilized with potassium and biofertilizer
Járisson Cavalcante Nunes, Lourival Ferreira Cavalcante, Walter Esfrain Pereira, José Thyago Aires Souza, Dácio Jerônimo de Almeida, Denizard Oresca, Pedro Dantas Fernandes
Soil erosion by water estimated for 99 Uruguayan basins
Leonidas Carrasco-Letelier, Andrés Beretta-Blanco
Combined effect of irrigation and compost application on Montepulciano berry composition in a volcanic environment of Latium region (central Italy)
Pasquale Cirigliano, Maria Vincenza Chiriacò, Abelardo Nunez, Giovanni Dal Monte, Tilde Labagnara

Research Notes

Abundance and prevalence of Aphidius avenae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) in Chile
Ainara Peñalver-Cruz, Sebastián Ortiz-Martínez, Cinthya Villegas, Željko Tomanović, Francisca Zepeda-Paulo, Vladimir Žikić, Blas Lavandero