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    • Micropropagación masiva de Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni en sistemas de inmersión temporal 

      Alvarenga-Venutolo, Silvana; Salazar-Aguilar, Tatiana (Revista Cultivos Tropicales, 2015)
      Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, Asteraceae, is a natural sweetener called “Stevia”. Its properties came from the diterpenoid glycosides presented in the leaves: a stevioside and rebaudisioside. The percentage of seed ...
    • Molecular characterization of two accessions of Cydonia oblonga 

      Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Flores-Mora, Dora María; Chacón-Cerdas, Randall; Schmidt-Durán, Alexander; Alvarado-Ulloa, Carlos (Revista Agronomía Mesoamericana, 2015)
      The purpose of this research was to evaluate the plastid trnH-psbA spacer and the matK coding sequence as possible markers for the molecular characterization in two accessions of quince (C. oblonga), one from Argentina and ...
    • Análisis prospectivo de los bioinsumos agrícolas en Colombia: una consulta a expertos 

      Avellaneda, Laura; Zambrano, Gregorio; Corina-Zambrano, Diana; Rebeca-Bonilla, Ruth (Revista Colombiana de Biotecnología, 2015)
      Productivity and sustainability of agriculture in Colombia can be influenced positively through the use of biodiversity for the production of bioinoculants. They were analyzed in the medium and long term, the future scenarios ...
    • Uso de biotecnología modifica salmón para que crezca en la mitad del tiempo convencional 

      Garro-Monge, Giovanni (Revista Alimentaria. Cámara Costarricense de la Industria Alimentaria. Edición 141, año 2015., 2015-01)
      Transgenic crops of plant origin are widely used globally in animal and male diets, however, no genetically modified animal has been approved for human consumption. This article mentions about the process and the regulated ...
    • An overview of existing and promising technologies for national forest monitoring 

      Matieu, Henry; Réjou-Méchain, Maxime; Cifuentes-Jara, Miguel; Wayson, Craig; Piotto, Daniel; Westfall, James; Michel-Fuentes, José María; Alice-Guier, Federico; Castañeda-Lombis, Héctor; Castellanos-López, Edwin; Cuenca-Lara, Ruby; Cueva-Rojas, Kelvin; Águila-Pasquel, Jhon; Duque-Montoya, Álvaro; Fernández-Vega, Javier (Springer-Verlag France, 2015-09)
      The main goal of national forest programs is to lead and steer forest policy development and implementation processes in an inter-sectoral way (FAO 2006). National forest monitoring systems contribute to forest programs ...
    • Overcoming obstacles to sharing data on tree allometric equations 

      Cifuentes-Jara, Miguel; Matieu, Henry; Réjou-Méchain, Maxime; López, Omar; Wayson, Craig; Michel-Fuentes, José María; Castellanos-López, Edwin; Zapata-Cuartas, Mauricio; Piotto, Daniel; Alice-Guier, Federico; Castañeda-Lombis, Héctor (Springer-Verlag France, 2015-09)
      Advances in ecology face the complexity of ecosystems with dynamics longer than a single scientist’s career. In forestry and REDD+ practice, in particular, our ability to understand forest ecosystem dynamics and to manage ...
    • Environmental gradients and the evolution of successional habitat specialization: A test case with 14 Neotropical forest sites 

      Quesada-Monge, Ruperto; Letcher, Susan; Lasky, Jesse; Chazdon, Robin; Norden, Natalia; Wright, Joseph; Meave, Jorge; Muñoz, Rodrigo; Romero-Pérez, Eunice; Andrade, Ana; Andrade, José Luis; Balvanera, Patricia; Becknell, Justin; Bentos, Tony; Radika, Bhaskar; Bongers, Frans; Boukili, Vanessa; Brancalion, Pedro; César, Ricardo; Clark, Deborah; Clark, David; Craven, Dylan; DeFrancesco, Alexander; Dupuy, Juan; Finegan, Bryan; Pérez-García, Eduardo; González-Jiménez, Eugenio; Hall, Jefferson; Harms, Kyle; Hernández-Stefanoni, José Luis; Hietz, Peter; Kennard, Deborah; Killeen, Timothy; Susan, Laurance; Lebrija-Trejos, Edwin; Lohbeck, Madelon; Martínez-Ramos, Miguel; Massoca, Paulo; Mesquita, Rita; Mora, Francisco; Muscarella, Robert; Paz, Horacio; Pineda-García, Fernando; Powers, Jennifer; Rodríguez, Ricardo; Sandor, Manette; Sanaphre-Villanueva, Lucía; Schüller, Elisabeth; Swenson, Nathan; Tauro, Alejandra; Uriarte, María; Van-Breugel, Michiel; Vargas-Ramírez, Orlando; Viani, Ricardo; Wendt, Amanda; Williamson, Bruce (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2015-09)
      Successional gradients are ubiquitous in nature, yet few studies have systematically examined the evolutionary origins of taxa that specialize at different successional stages. Here we quantify successional habitat ...
    • Evaluación de tres clases de trigo para la cría de Sitotroga cerealella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) como hospedante utilizado en la cría de enemigos naturales 

      Méndez, Lucía; Botto, Eduardo; Cagnotti, Cynthia; López, Silvia; Viscarret, Mariana; Flores-Mora, Dora María (Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina, 2016)
      The development of standard protocols for artificial rearing is essential for a suitable production of insects. The eggs of the wheat moth Sitotroga cerealella Olivier are used to rear the oophagous parasitoids of the genus ...
    • Ganancia genética esperada en melina (Gmelina arborea Roxb.) en Córdoba (Colombia) 

      Espitia, Miguel; Castillo, Carlos; Murillo-Gamboa, Olman (Espitia, M., Murillo, O., & Castillo, C. (2016). Ganancia genética esperada en melina (Gmelina arborea Roxb.) en Córdoba (Colombia). Revista Árvore, 40(1), 71-80., 2016)
      El Departamento de Córdoba (Colombia) planea plantar 200000 ha para el 2025 y Gmelina arborea es una de las opciones dada su alta producción de biomasa en turnos cortos. El objetivo del estudio fue estimar el potencial ...
    • Callogenesis and cell suspension establishment of tropical highland blackberry (Rubus adenotrichos Schltdl.) and its microscopic analysis 

      Schmidt-Durán, Alexander; Alvarado-Ulloa, Carlos; Chacón-Cerdas, Randall; Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Flores-Mora, Dora María (Springer, 2016)
      Blackberries are fruits produced worldwide, with 25 % of their production centered in Mexico, Central and South America. Tropical highland blackberry is a fruit that can potentially enhance human health, due to their high ...
    • Scientometric analysis of Colombian research on bio-inoculants for agricultural production 

      Zambrano-Moreno, Diana; Avellaneda-Franco, Laura; Zambrano, Gregorio; Bonilla-Buitrago, Ruth (Universitas Scientiarum, 2016)
      The excessive use of synthetic chemical inputs in agricultural production has led to the disruption of biogeochemical cycles. One of the alternatives that arose within the systems of sustainable agriculture was the partial ...
    • Identification of the agr Peptide of Listeria monocytogenes 

      Zetzmann, Marion; Sánchez-Kopper, Andrés; Waidmann, Mark; Blombach, Bastian; Riede, Christian (Frontiers in Microbiology, 2016)
      Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) is an important food-borne human pathogen that is able to strive under a wide range of environmental conditions. Its accessory gene regulator (agr) system was shown to impact on biofilm formation ...
    • Molecular identification of Trichoderma spp. in garlic and onion fields and In Vitro antagonism trials on Sclerotium cepivorum 

      Alvarado-Marchena, Luis; Rivera-Méndez, William (Revista Brasileira de Ciencia do Solo, 2016)
      Trichoderma species are non-pathogenic microorganisms that protect against fungal diseases and contribute to increased crop yields. However, not all Trichoderma species have the same effects on crop or a pathogen, whereby ...
    • Towards autotrophic tissue engineering: Photosynthetic gene therapy for regeneration 

      Chávez, Myra Noemi; Ludwig-Schenck, Thilo; Hopfner, Ursula; Centeno-Cerdas, Carolina; Somlai-Schweiger, Ian; Schwarz, Christian; Machens, Hans-Günther; Heikenwalder, Mathias; Bono, María Rosa; Allende, Miguel; Nickelsen, Jörg; Egaña, José Tomás (Biomaterials, 2016)
      The use of artificial tissues in regenerative medicine is limited due to hypoxia. As a strategy to overcome this drawback, we have shown that photosynthetic biomaterials can produce and provide oxygen independently of blood ...
    • OGM: caso de papa y manzana que no se oxida 

      Garro-Monge, Giovanni; Méndez, Laura (Cámara Costarricense de la Industria Alimentaria., 2016-09)
      Genetically modified organisms are those foods that are improved through biotechnology, where they are modified from one to four genes by genetic engineering. Producing these products improves traits such as nutritional ...
    • Biotecnología: Trigo para celíacos y arroz enriquecido con lisina 

      Méndez, Laura; Garro-Monge, Giovanni (Cámara Costarricense de la Industria Alimentaria., 2016-09)
      The major importance of transgenic products at the commercial level is between soybeans, maize, cotton and canola. The objective of modifying crops is not only due to agronomic characteristics, taste and appearance but ...
    • 20 años de la comercialización mundial de cultivos biotecnológicos 

      Garro-Monge, Giovanni (2016-11)
      The use of living organisms to obtain goods and services for humans is known as biotechnology. From these improvements are achieved such as higher nutritional quality, drought tolerance, pest resistance, and more. This ...
    • Molecular characterization and genetic diversity of Jatropha curcas L. in Costa Rica 

      Vásquez-Mayorga, Marcela; Fuchs, Eric; Hernández, Eduardo; Herrera, Franklin; Hernández, Jesús; Moreira-González, Ileana; Arnáez-Serrano, Elizabeth; Barboza, Natalia (2017)
      We estimated the genetic diversity of 50 Jatropha curcas samples from the Costa Rican germplasm bank using 18 EST-SSR, one G-SSR and nrDNA-ITS markers. We also evaluated the phylogenetic relationships among samples using ...
    • Polyphenolic composition and antioxidant activity of aqueous and ethanolic extracts from Uncaria tomentosa bark and leaves 

      Navarro-Hoyos, Mirtha; Alvarado-Corella, Diego; Moreira-Gonzalez, Ileana; Arnaez-Serrano, Elizabeth; Monagas-Juan, Maria (Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, 2018)
      Uncaria tomentosa constitutes an important source of secondary metabolites with diverse biological activities mainly attributed until recently to alkaloids and triterpenes. We have previously reported for the first-time ...