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Marco Antonio Molina Montenegro

Profesor Titular

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Plant ecology; Plant ecophysiology; Functional ecology; Crop science; Polar Ecology; Extreme environments

Educación

  •  Ecología vegetal, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2014

Experiencia Académica

  •   Decano Full Time

    Universidad de Talca

    Instituto de Ciencias Biológicas

    Talca, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Investigador Full Time

    CEAZA

    La Serena, Chile

    2009 - A la fecha


 

Article (52)

Antarctic Extremophiles: Biotechnological Alternative to Crop Productivity in Saline Soils
Bacterial community structure in a sympagic habitat expanding with global warming: brackish ice brine at 85-90 degrees N
Nutrient exchange in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis from a thermodynamic point of view
Antarctic rhizobacteria improve salt tolerance and physiological performance of the Antarctic vascular plants
Assessing the geographic dichotomy hypothesis with cacti in South America
Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition
Ecophysiological basis of the Jack-and-Master strategy: Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) as an example of a successful invader
Hormonal and physiological changes driven by fungal endophytes increase Antarctic plant performance under UV-B radiation
Is the Success of Plant Invasions the Result of Rapid Adaptive Evolution in Seed Traits? Evidence from a Latitudinal Rainfall Gradient
Variation in phenology and overall performance traits can help to explain the plant invasion process amongst Mediterranean ecosystems
Asymmetric responses to simulated global warming by populations of Colobanthus quitensis along a latitudinal gradient
The effect of future climate change on the conservation of Chloraea disoides Lindl. (Orchidaceae) in Chile
Adaptive phenotypic plasticity and competitive ability deployed under a climate change scenario may promote the invasion of Poa annua in Antarctica
Biological Interactions and Simulated Climate Change Modulates the Ecophysiological Performance of Colobanthus quitensis in the Antarctic Ecosystem
Boron stress response and accumulation potential of the extremely tolerant species Puccinellia frigida
Dehydrins presence in xylem parenchyma cells enhances hydraulic conductivity and physiological performance in Nothofagus dombeyi
Isolation and characterization of an Antarctic Flavobacterium strain with agarase and alginate lyase activities
Nurse effect and soil microorganisms are key to improve the establishment of native plants in a semiarid community
Nurse effect and soil microorganisms are key to improve the establishment of native plants in a semiarid community
Positive interactions by cushion plants in high mountains: Fact or artifact?
Root-endophytes improve the ecophysiological performance and production of an agricultural species under drought condition
Woody climbers show greater population genetic differentiation than trees: Insights into the link between ecological traits and diversification.
A recolonization record of the invasive Poa annua in Paradise bay, Antarctic Peninsula: Modelling of the potential spreading risk
Fungal endophytes associated with roots of nurse cushion species have positive effects on native and invasive beneficiary plants in an alpine ecosystem
Poa annua L. in the Maritime Antarctic: an overview
Positive interactions by cushion plants in high mountains: fact or artifact?
Antarctic ecology a century after the discovery of the South Pole: are we doing enough?
Antarctic macrolichen modifies microclimate and facilitates vascular plants in the maritime Antarctica – a reply to Casanova-Katny et al. (2014)
Assessing the importance of human activities for the establishment of the invasive Poa annua in the Antarctica
Genetic diversity of Colobanthus quitensis across the Drake Passage
Hongos endófitos Antárticos como herramienta para la reintroducción de especies nativas en zonas áridas
Induced twining in Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth.: response threshold and induction by volatiles and snail damage
Quinoa biodiversity and sustainability for food security under climate change. A review
Ecophysiological plasticity and local differentiation help explain the invasion success of Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) in South America
El Niño drives the effects of seabirds in trees on a southern Pacific island.
Is physiological performance a good predictor for fitness? Insights from an invasive plant species
Positive interactions between the lichen Usnea antarctica (Parmeliaceae) and the native flora in Maritime Antarctica.
Trends in Antarctic ecological research in Latin America shown by publications in international journals
Antioxidant responses in two Colobanthus quitensis (Caryophyllaceae) ecotypes exposed to high UV-B radiation and low temperatura
Can a breakdown in competition-colonization trade-offs help explain the success of exotic species in the California flora?
Higher plasticity in ecophysiological traits enhances the performance and invasion success of Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) in alpine environments
Impact of mycorrhizae and irrigation in the survival of seedlings of Pinus radiata D. Don subject to drought
Latitudinal patterns in phenotypic plasticity and fitness-related traits: Assessing the climatic variability hypothesis (CVH) with an invasive plant species.
Occurrence of the non-native Poa annua (bluegrass) on the Antarctic mainland, and negative effects on native Antarctic plants
Plasticidad fenotípica en dos poblaciones antárticas de Colobanthus quitensis (Caryophyllaceae) bajo un escenario simulado de cambio global
The conquest of the South Pole: Importance and lessons for the present
Within-population genetic diversity of climbing plants and trees in a temperate forest of central Chile
Ecophysiological traits suggest local adaptation rather than plasticity in the invasive Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) from native and introduced habitat range
Effects of water supply on physiological and yield production in Lettuce culture (Lactuca sativa L.)
Sphericity and smaller pollen-size are better represented in introduced rather than native plant species
The trade-off between cold resistance and growth determines the Nothofagus pumilio treeline
Variation in salinity tolerance of four lowland varieties of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd.) as assessed by growth, physiological traits, and sodium transporter gene expression

Review (2)

Biological and genetic features of introduced aphid populations in agroecosystems
Biological invasions in terrestrial Antarctica: what is the current status and can we respond?
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Marco Molina

Profesor Titular

Ecología y Biodiversidad

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

6
CRISTIAN ATALA

Profesor adjunto

Instituto de Biología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Curauma, Chile

6
Ian Acuña

Investigador Postdoctoral

Instituto de Ciencias Biológicas

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

5
Romulo Oses

INVESTIGADOR ASOCIADO

VICERRECTORIA DE INVESTIGACION Y POSTGRADO

UNIVERSIDAD DE ATACAMA

COPIAPO, Chile

3
Paris Lavín

Profesor asistente

Biotecnologia

Universidad de Antofagasta

Antofagasta, Chile

2
Alejandro Del Pozo

Full Porfessor

Plant Production

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Simón Ruiz

Académico Jornada Completa

Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Gisela Vergara

Gerente

Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Desarrollo

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción , Chile

1
Beatriz Diez

PROFESOR ASOCIADO

GENÉTICA MOLECULAR Y MICROBIOLOGIA

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Sergio Rios

Associate professor

DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA

La Serena, Chile

1
María Rubio

Investigador Postdoctoral

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Fernando Alfaro

Profesor asistente

GEMA

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

1
Marely Cuba

Titular professor

Ciencia y Tecnología Vegetal

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN, CAMPUS LOS ÁNGELES

Los Ángeles, Chile

1
Nicole Trefault

Profesor Asociado

Centro GEMA- Genómica, Ecología y Medio Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR

Santiago, Chile

1
blas lavandero

Profesor asociado

instituto de ciencias biologicas

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Christian Figueroa

Profesor Titular

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Ingo Dreyer

Professor Titular

Bioinformatica

Universidad de Talca

Talca, Chile

1
Alejandra Lafon

Investigación - docencia

Universidad Austral de Chile

Coyhaique, Chile

1
Rodrigo De la Iglesia

Profesor Asociado

Genética Molecular y Microbiología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge González

Jefe de Departamento

Departamento Científico

INSTITUTO ANTÁRTICO CHILENO

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Alfredo Saldaña

Profesor Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Leon Bravo

Profesor Titular

Ciencias Agronómicas y Recursos Naturales

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

1
Carlos Bonilla

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Gonzalo Pizarro

Profesor Titular

Hidráulica y Ambiental

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Michael Handford

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA

Santiago, Chile

1
Andrea Vega

Assistant Professor

Ciencias Vegetales

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Samuel Contreras

Profesor Asistente

Ciencias Vegetales

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Carlos Fardella

Profesor Titular

Endocrinología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
José Fuentes

Profesor Titular

Producción Integrada

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

TALCA, Chile

1
Laura Farias

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile