Publicaciones científicas


-Schoffer J.T., Aponte H., Neaman A., de la Fuente L.M., Arellano E.C., Gil P.M., Ginocchio R. 2022. Copper content in soils and litter from fruit orchards in Central Chile and its relationship with soil microbial activity. Plant Soil Environ., 68.  Link

-Rojas-Arévalo, N., Ovalle, J.F., Oliet, J.A. et al. 2022. Solid shelter tubes alleviate summer stresses during outplanting in drought-tolerant species of Mediterranean forests. New Forests 53, 555–569.  Link

-Venegas J, Ortíz C & GINOCCHIO R. 2022. Increase of phytoextraction potential by genoma editing and transformation: A review. Plants (Special Issue) 11(1): 86.  Link


-Andivia, E., P. Villar-Salvador, J. A. Oliet, J. Puertolas, R. K. Dumroese, V. Ivetic ́, R. Molina- Venegas, E. C. Arellano, G. Li, and J. F. Ovalle. 2021. Climate and species stress resistance modulate the higher survival of large seedlings in forest restorations worldwide. Ecological Applications 31(6):e02394. 10.1002/eap.2394

-Mataix-Solera J, Arellano EC, Jaña JE, Olivares L, Guardiola J, Arcenegui V, García-Carmona M, García-Franco N and Valenzuela P. 2021. Soil Vulnerability Indicators to Degradation by Wildfires in Torres del Paine National Park (Patagonia, Chile). Span. J. Soil Sci. 11:10008. doi: 10.3389/sjss.2021.10008

-Salazar, A.A.;Arellano, E.C.; Muñoz‐Sáez, A.; Miranda, M.D.; da Silva, F.; Zielonka, N.B.; Crowther, L.P.; Ferreira, V.S.; Oliveira‐Reboucas, P.; Dicks, L.V. 2021. Restoration and Conservation of Priority Areas of Caatinga's Semi‐Arid Forest Remnants Can Support Connectivity within an Agricultural Landscape. Land. 10, 550.  Link

-Alignier, A., Aviron, S., Farías, A.A., Arellano, E.C., Miranda, M.D., 2021. Landscape context but not management strategies affects the diversity of native and exotic semi-natural vegetation in Mediterranean agroecosystems of Central Chile. Biological Conservation 255, 108976.  Link

-Downey, H., Amano, T., Cadotte, M., Cook, C.N., Cooke, S.J., Haddaway, N.R., Jones, J.P.G., Littlewood, N., Walsh, J.C., Abrahams, M.I., Adum, G., Akasaka, M., Alves, J.A., Antwis, R.E., Arellano, et al. 2021. Training future generations to deliver evidence‐based conservation and ecosystem management. Ecological Solutions and Evidence 2.  Link

-Rojas-Arévalo N, Ovalle JF, Oliet JA, Piper FI, Valenzuela P, GINOCCHIO R & Arellano E. 2021. Solid shelter tubes alleviate summer stresses during outplanting in drought-tolerant species of Mediterranean forests. New Forests. Publicado online.  Link

-Araya M, Rivas J, Sepúlveda G, Espinoza-González C, Lira S, Meynard A, Blanco E, Escalona N, GINOCCHIO R, Garrido-Ramírez E, Contreras-Porcia L. 2021. Influence of pirolisis temperature on characteristics and copper removal capability of biochar derived from the kelp Macrocystis pyrifera (Phaephyceae, Orchrophyta). Applied Sciences (aceptado).

-Dubrovina TA, Losev AA, Karpukhin MM, VorobeichikEL, Dovletyarova EA, Brykov VA, Brykova RA, GINOCCHIO R, Yáñez C, Neaman A. 2021. Gypsum soil amendment in metal-polluted soils—an added environmental hazard. Chemosphere 281: 130889.  Link

-Schoffer JT, Antilén M, Neaman A, Díaz MF, de la Fuente LM, Urdiales C & GINOCCHIO R. 2021. The role of leaf litter as a protective barrier for copper-containing pesticides in orchard soils.. Environmental Science Pollution Research (disponible online).  Link

-Gazitúa MC, Morgante V, Poupin MJ, Ledger T, Rodríguez-Valdecantos, Herrera C, González-Chavez MC, GINOCCHIO R & González B. 2021. The microbial community of the early-plant colonizer (Baccharis linearis) plays a key role in its establishment on abandoned copper mine tailings. Scientific Reports 11:10448. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-89769-1

-GINOCCHIO R, Muñoz E, Velásquez P, Giardano A, Montenegro G, Colque G, Sáez-Navarrete C. 2021. Mayten tree seed oil: nutritional value evaluation according to antioxidant capacity and bioactive properties. MDPI Foods 10: 729-742.  Link

-Selles I, Neaman A, Krutyakov YA & GINOCCHIO R. 2021. Rising copper exposure effects on nutrient uptake in two species with distinct copper tolerance. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 68 (2): 300-306. DOI: 10.1134/S1021443721020175

-Ginocchio R, de la Fuente LM, Orrego F, Díaz MJ, Báez J & Ovalle J. 2021. A novel fast-vegetative propagation technique of the pioneer shrub Baccharis linearis on mine tailings by adding compost. International Journal of Phytoremediation (online).  Link 


-Olmedo, G.F., Guevara, M., Gilabert, H., Montes, C.R., Arellano, E.C., Barría-Knopf, B., Gárate, F., Mena-Quijada, P., Acuña, E., Bown, H.E., Ryan, M.G. 2020. Baseline of Carbon Stocks in Pinus radiata and Eucalyptus spp. Plantations of Chile. Forests , 11, 1063. DOI: 10.3390/f11101063.  Link

-Subercaseaux , D. Gastó, J., Ibarra, J.T., Arellano, E.C. 2020. Construction and Metabolism of Cultural Landscapes for Sustainability in the Anthropocene. Sustainability, 12(16), 6301.  Link

-Tabra, K. Arellano, E.C., Contreras, S., Ginocchio R. 2020. Evaluation of phytotoxic effects of cationic polyacrylamide polymers: Implication for the use of sludge as organic amendements in assisted phytostabilization. International journal of Phytotemeediation. 22(10):1063-1074. DOI:10.1080/15226514.2020.1726870  Link

-Zegers, G., Arellano, E., Östlund, L. 2020. Using forest historical information to target landscape ecological restoration in Southwestern Patagonia. Ambio, 49 (4): 986-999. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-019-01232-8.  Link

-Pfeiffer, M., Padarian, J., Osorio, R., Bustamante, N., Olmedo, G.F., Guevara, M., Aburto, F., Albornoz, F., Antilen, M., Araya, E., Arellano, et al. 2020. CHLSOC: The Chilean Soil Organic Carbon database, a multi-institutional collaborative effort. Earth System Science Data 12(1), 457-468. DOI: 10.5194/essd-12-457-2020.  Link

-Grigorita, G., Neaman, A., Brykova, R., Brykov, V.A., Morev, D.V., Ginocchio, R., Paltseva, A.A., Vidal, K., Navarro‐Villarroel, C., Dovletyarova, E.A. 2020. Use of Zinc Carbonate Spiking to Obtain Phytotoxicity Thresholds Comparable to Those in Field‐Collected Soils, 39(9):1790-1796. DOI:10.1002/etc.4809.  Link

-Prudnikova, E.V., Neaman, A., Terekhova, V.A., Karpukhin, M.M., Vorobeichik, E.L., Smorkalov, I.A., Dovletyarova, E.A., Navarro-Villarroel, C., Ginocchio, R., Peñaloza, P. 2020. Root Elongation Method for the Quality Assessment of Metal-Polluted Soils: Whole Soil or Soil-Water Extract? Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. Online.  DOI: 10.1007/s42729-020-00295-x  Link

-Schoffer, J.T., Sauvé, S., Neaman, A., Ginocchio, R. 2020. Role of Leaf Litter on the Incorporation of Copper-Containing Pesticides into Soils Under Fruit Production: a Review. J Soil Sci Plant Nutr, 20(3):17-25. DOI: 10.1007/s42729-020-00186-1  Link

-Orrego, F., Ortíz-Calderón, C., Lutts, S., Ginocchio, R. 2020. Effect of single and combined Cu, NaCl and water stresses on three Atriplex species with phytostabilization potential. South African Journal of Botany, 131:161-168. DOI: 10.1016/j.sajb.2020.02.021  Link

-Lillo-Robles, F., Tapia-Gatica, J., Díaz-Siefer, P., Moya, H., Youlton, C., Celis-Diez, J.L., Santa-Cruz, J., Ginocchio, R., Sauvé, S., Brykov, V.A., Neaman, A. 2020. Which soil Cu pool governs phytotoxicity in field-collected soils contaminated by copper smelting activities in central Chile?. Chemosphere, 242, 125176. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.125176.  Link

-Orrego, F., Ortiz-Calderón, C., Lutts, S., Ginocchio, R. 2020. Growth and physiological effects of single and combined Cu, NaCl, and water stresses on Atriplex atacamensis and A. halimus. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 169, 103919. DOI:10.1016/j.envexpbot.2019.103919  Link


-España, H., Bas, F., Zornoza, R., Masaguer, A., Gandarillas, M., Arellano, E., Ginocchio, R. 2019. Effectiveness of pig sludge as organic amendment of different textural class mine tailings with different periods of amendment-contact time. Journal of Environmental Management 230:311-318. DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.09.022.  Link

-Gandarillas, M., España, H., Gardeweg, R., Bas, F., Arellano, E., Brown, S., and Ginocchio, R. 2019. Integrated Management of Pig Residues and Copper Mine Tailings for Aided Phytostabilization. Journal of Environmental Quality 48(2): 430-438. DOI:10.2134/jeq2017.11.0431.  Link

-Morales-Casa, V., Rebolledo, J., Ginocchio, R., Saéz-Navarrete, C. 2019. The effect of "moss bag" shape in the air monitoring of metal(oid)s in semi-arid sites: Influence of wind speed and moss porosity. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 10 (6):1921-1930. DOI: 10.1016/j.apr.2019.08.005.  Link

-Varnero, M.T., Ramirez, J., Ginocchio, R., Homer, I. 2019. Ex-situ evaluation of cactus pear (Opuntia ficus-indica): Establishment on amended mine tailings. Acta Horticulturae, 1247:229-235. DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2019.1247.31.  Link

-Lillo, F., Ginocchio, R., Ulriksen, C., Dovletyarova, E.A., Neaman, A. 2019. Evaluation of connected clonal growth of Solidago chilensis as an avoidance mechanism in copper-polluted soils. Chemosphere 230:303-307. DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.04.199.  Link


-Valenzuela, P., Arellano, E., Burger, J., Oliet, J., Perez, M. 2018. Soil conditions and sheltering techniques improve active restoration of degraded Nothofagus pumilio forest in Southern Patagonia. Forest Ecology and Management 424:28-38.  Link

-Aguilar M, Mondaca P, GINOCCHIO R, Vidal K, Sauvé S & Neaman A. 2018. Comparison of exposure to trace elements through vegetable consumption between a mining area and an agricultural area in central Chile. Environmental Science and Pollution research 25: 19114-19121. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-018-2116-x.

-Pardo J, Mondaca P, Celis-Diez J, GINOCCHIO R, Navarro-Villarroel C, & Neaman A. 2018. Assessment of revegetation of an acidic metal(loid)-polluted soils six years after the incorporation of lime with and without compost. Geoderma 331: 81-86.DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.06.018.

De la Fuente, L. Ovalle, J; Arellano, E; Ginocchio, R. 2018. Does woody species with contrasting root architecture requiere different container size in nursery? Madera y Bosque (24): 1-19.  Link

-Chuncho, C.G., Arellano, R. 2018. Evaluación de la calidad de los suelos de sistemas frutícolas de la Zona Central de Chile. Bosques Latitud Cero 8(2):75-99.  Link

-Orrego, F., De La Fuente, L.M., Gómez, M., Ginocchio, R. 2018. Diversity of Chilean halophytes: distribution, origin and habit. Gayana. Botánica, 75(2), 555-567. DOI:10.4067/S0717-66432018000200555.  Link


-De La Fuente L.M., Ovalle J.F., Arellano E., Ginocchio R. 2017. Use of alternative containers for promoting deep rooting of native forest species used for dryland restoration: The case of Acacia caven. Iforest-Biogeosciences and Forestry. 5(10):776-782.

-Ovalle, JF, Ginocchio, R. Arellano E. Valenzuela P. 2017. Root Adaptative management for improving plant quality and field performance under drought: experiences with native tree species from South American Mediterranean-type ecosystem. Plant Sociology. 54(1):19-27

-Ginocchio R, Leon-Lobos P, Arellano, EC, Anic V, Ovalle J.R., Baker AJ. 2017. Soil Physicochemical factors as environmental filters for spontaneous plant colonization of abandoned tailing dumps. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 24(15): 13484-13496.


-Ovalle, J.F., Arellano, E., Oliet, J., Becerra, P., Ginocchio, R. 2016. Linking nursery nutritional status and water availability post-planting under intense summer drought: the case of a South American Mediterranean tree species. iForest – Biogeosciences and Forestry (9). 758-765. Link

-Valenzuela, P. Arellano, E. Burger, J, Becerra, P. 2016. Using facilitation microsites as a restoration tool for conversion of degraded grasslands to Nothofagus forests in Southern Patagonia. Ecological engineering 95: 580-587.

-Ovalle, J. F., Arellano, E. C., Ginocchio, R. and Becerra, P. 2016. Fertilizer location modifies root zone salinity, root morphology, and water-stress resistance of tree seedlings according to the watering regime in a dryland reforestation. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci., 179: 223–233. doi: 10.1002/jpln.201500181

-Hernandez, A., Arellano, E., Morales, D., Miranda, M. 2016. Understanding the effect of three decades of land use change on soil quality and biomass productivity in a Mediterranean Landscape in Chile. Catena 140: 195-204.

-Hernandez A., Miranda M, Arellano E., Dobbs C. 2016. Landscape trajectories and their effect on fragmentation for a Mediterranean semi-arid ecosystem in Central Chile. Journal of Arid Environments 127: 74-81.

-Rodríguez-Córdova, L., Sáez-Navarrete, C., Ishanoglu, V., Herrera, L., & Ginocchio, R. 2016. Tolerance of native Magellan fungi in peat to anthracene and n-dodecane for potential use in bioremediation. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria 43(1) 85-93.


-Ovalle, J., Arellano, E., Ginocchio, R. 2015. Trade-offs between drought survival and rooting strategy of two South American Mediterranean tree species: implications for dryland forests restoration. Forests 6(10): 3733-3747.  Link

-Valenzuela, P. Arellano, E. Burger, J., Zegers, G. Fernandez, I. 2015. Bases para el desarrollo de un modelo de rehabilitación forestal en minería utilizando Nothofagus pumilio [ Endl] Krasser. Anales Instituto de la Patagonia (Chile) 43(1): 97-107.

-Morales, N., Becerra, P., Arellano, E., Gilabert, H. 2015. Effect of large and small herbivores on seed and seedling survival of Beilschmiedia miersii in Central Chile. Bosque 36(1): 127-132.  Link

-Hernández A., Miranda M., Arelleno, E., Saura, S., Ovalle, C. 2015. Landscape dynamics and their effect on the functional connectivity of a Mediterranean landscape in Chile. Ecological Indicators 48:198-206.

-Verdejo J., Ginocchio, R., Sauvé, S., Salgado, E., Neaman, A. 2015. Thresholds of copper phytotoxicity in field-collected agricultural soils exposed to copper mining activities in Chile. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety 122:171-177.

-Sabadin P., Gómez M., Ginocchio R., Peña I., Mujica A.M., Montenegro G. 2015.Effect of fire on herbaceous "matorral" vegetation of Central Chile. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria. 42(3):415‐425.


-Bravo-Fritz C, Sáez-Navarrete C, Herrera L & GINOCCHIO R. 2015. Selecting cultivation sites for the production of microalgae on an industrial scale in Chile. Algal Research – Biomass, Biofuels and Byproducts 11: 343-349.  Link

-Martin M.J., Fredes C., Núñez G., Ginocchio R. & Montenegro G. 2014.Comparison of methods for determining the color of Chilean honeys and its relation with botanical origin in central Chile. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria 41(3):411-418.  Link

-Liang Y., Cao X., Zhao L., Arellano, E. 2014. Biochar and phosphate induced immobilization of heavy metals in contaminated soil and water: implication on simultaneous remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 21(6): 4665-74.




-Muñoz, A., Arellano, E. Bonacic, C. 2016. Manual de Conservación de Biodiversidad en Predios Agrícolas de Chile Central. Ediciones Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. ISBN: 978-956-362-443-4. Santiago.




-Arellano, E., Gil, P., Muñoz, A., Rojas, N. 2017. Manejo sustentable de Recursos Naturales en predios frutícolas de la región de Coquimbo, Chapter 1 in “Guía de campo Biodiversidad, Recursos Naturales y Agricultura: región Coquimbo”, Muñoz, A. and Vasquez, D. (ed), Ediciones Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago,Chile. 178 p. ISBN; 978-956-09038-0-8:


-Neaman A, GINOCCHIO R & Yáñez C. 2017. Soil ecotoxicology: Chilean studies with soils polluted by copper mining. En: Araújo CVM & Shinn C (eds) Ecotoxicology in Latin America. Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. pp 325-338.


-Neaman A, GINOCCHIO R & Yáñez C. 2017. Restoration and conservation actions: Chilean studies on phytoremediation of metal-polluted, acidic soils. En: Araújo CVM & Shinn C (eds) Ecotoxicology in Latin America. Nova Science Publishers, NY, USA. pp 551-561.


-Arellano EC, Ovalle JF, Acuña S, Goldschmidt G, Orozco J, Quiroga D. 2016. Propuesta para la evaluación de calidad de áreas verdes para la región Metropolitana. 18-39 p. En: UC Propone: Iniciativas de Investigaciones en Pregrado. Centro de Políticas Públicas UC. Santiago, Chile.


-Tironi M, GINOCCHIO R & Fariña JM. 2015. Ciencia ciudadana: propuesta de participación para los planes de descontaminación. Capítulo 5, Propuestas para Chile. Centro de Políticas Públicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago. pp 149-170.