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Use of Mineral Licks by White-Bellied Spider Monkeys (Ateles belzebuth) and Red Howler Monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) in Eastern Ecuador
- J. Blake, Jaime Guerra, D. Mosquera, R. Tôrres, B. Loiselle, D. Romo
- International Journal of Primatology
- 4 May 2010
Geophagy occurs in all primate groups and is particularly common in species that consume greater quantities of plant material, i.e., leaves, fruit. The function of geophagy is not fully understood… Expand
Characterization of Diaporthe australafricana and Diaporthe spp. Associated with Stem Canker of Blueberry in Chile.
Stem canker and dieback are important factors that limit the longevity and reduce the yield of blueberry (Vaccinium spp.) in Chile. In this study, species of Diaporthe associated with blueberry were… Expand
First Report of Diaporthe australafricana Associated with Stem Canker on Blueberry in Chile.
Stem cankers of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) have been observed on as much as 15% of the plants in plantations in central and southern Chile since 2006. Symptoms consisted of apical necrosis… Expand
Study of the Chemical Composition of the Resinous Exudate Isolated from Heliotropium Sclerocarpum and Evaluation of the Antioxidant Properties of the Phenolic Compounds and the Resin
Heliotropium sclerocarpum Phil. (Heliotropiaceae) is a resinous bush that grows in the Atacama of northern Chile. The chemical composition of its resinous exudate was analyzed for the first time. One… Expand
Evaluation of the use of wound-protectant fungicides and biological control agents against stem canker (Neofusicoccum parvum) of blueberry
Economically, blueberry ( Vaccinium corymbosum ) has become a very important fruit crop in Chile, and stem canker ( Neofusicoccum parvum ) has frequently been observed as a major disease. The… Expand
Structure-antioxidant activity relationships of flavonoids isolated from the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum.
- B. Modak, M. Contreras, F. González-Nilo, R. Tôrres
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters
- 17 January 2005
Relationships between the structural characteristics of flavonoids isolated from the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum and their antioxidant activity were studied. Radical formation energies,… Expand
Chemical Analysis of the Resinous Exudate Isolated from Heliotropium taltalense and Evaluation of the Antioxidant Activity of the Phenolics Components and the Resin in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous…
H. taltalense (Phil.) Johnst. (Heliotropiaceae) is an endemic species of the northern coast of Chile that produces a resinous exudate that covers its foliar surface and stems. Its chemical… Expand
Pre- and post-infection activity of new fungicides against Botrytis cinérea and other fungi causing decay of table grapes
R.A. Serey, R. Torres, and B.A. Latorre. 2007. Pre- and post-infection activity of new fungicides against Botrytis cinerea and other fungi causing decay of table grapes. Cien. Inv. Agr.… Expand
Antioxidant capacity of flavonoids and a new arylphenol of the resinous exudate from Heliotropium sinuatum
From the resinous exudate of Heliotropium sinuatum (family Boraginaceae), a new compound: 4-(3′,5′-dihydroxynonadecyl)phenol 1, together with eight previously described flavonoids, were isolated and… Expand
Identification of Phytophthora cryptogea as the Cause of Rapid Decline of Petunia (Petunia × hybrida) in Chile.
Phytophthora cryptogea was consistently isolated from diseased tissue taken from the crown and necrotic roots of grandiflora type petunia (Petunia × hybrida) that were collected in gardens in five… Expand