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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 3 (2017)

Table of Contents

Review Articles

Foodborne bacteria in dairy products: Detection by molecular techniques
Nathaly Cancino-Padilla, María Angélica Fellenberg, Wendy Franco, Rodrigo A. Ibáñez, Einar Vargas-Bello-Pérez

Research Paper

GT Biplot Analysis for Silage Potential, Nutritive Value, Gas and Methane Production of Stay-Green Grain Sorghum Shoots
Mahmut Kaplan, Mustafa Arslan, Hasan Kale, Kanber Kara, Kağan Kökten
Potential of n-alkanes as grass-feeding biomarkers in steers
María Eugenia Martínez, Aldo Benavente, Rodrigo Morales
Differences between phenolic content and antioxidant capacity of quillay Chilean honeys and their separated phenolic extracts
Raquel Bridi, Gabriel Nuñez-Quijada, Patricia Aguilar, Patricia Martínez, Eduardo Lissi, Ady Giordano, Gloria Montenegro
Effect of the Olive Pruning Wood Extract on Lipid Oxidation in Sunflower Oil.
Pamela Andrea González, María C. Zuñiga, Claudio A. Olea-Azar, Cristina Loyola, Christian G. Folch-Cano
Bioactive compounds of loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl.) cv. Golden Nugget and analysis of the in vitro functionality for hyperglycemia management
Jaime Ahumada, Claudia Fuentealba, José Antonio Olaeta, Pedro Undurraga, Romina Pedreschi, Kalidas Shetty, Rosana Chirinos, David Campos, Lena Gálvez-Ranilla

Research Notes

Benzylaminopurine and indol-3-acetic acid concentrations in in vitro proliferation of Agave angustifolia adventitious shoots
Suzel del Carmen Ríos-Ramírez, José Raymundo Enríquez-del Valle, Gerardo Rodríguez Ortiz, Judith Ruíz-Luna
Frequency of fungicide-resistant Botrytis cinerea populations isolated from ‘Thompson Seedless’ table grapes in the Central Valley of Chile
Marcela Esterio Grez, Charleen Copier, Andrea Román, María José Araneda, Mauricio Rubilar, Isabel Pérez, Jaime Auger
The presence of false smut (Graphiola phoenicis) on Canary date palm (Phoenix canariensis) in Easter Island, Chile
Germán Sepúlveda, Mabel Arismendi, Wilson Huanca-Mamani, Steffany Cárdenas-Ninasivincha, Ricardo Salvatierra, Bernardo Latorre
Viral inhibitors to control the Papaya ringspot virus on Carica papaya
Ricardo Hernandez Perez, Dagoberto Guillen Sanchez, Marlene Pérez López, Enrique Casanova Casio


Meat quality of heifers finished on pasture with tropical grass and supplemented with glycerin
Roberio Rodrigues Silva, Livia Maria Araújo Macedo Facuri, Gleidson Giordano Pinto de Carvalho, Fabiano Ferreira da Silva, Julliana Izabelle Simionato, Claudia Batista Sampaio, Lais Santana Bezerra, Rodolpho Martin do Prado, Ivanor Nunes do Prado, Ana Paula Gomes da Silva, Maria Leonor Garcia Melo Lopes de Araujo, Bruna Mara Aparecida de Carvalho


Corrigendum to: Determination of suitable zones for apitourism using multi-criteria evaluation in geographic information systems: a case study in the O’Higgins Region, Chile
Andrea Vega