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 Proyectos:

  • 2007-2010 “Depredadores afidófagos en cultivos de alfalfa: efectos del hábitat de borde y de la presencia de otros depredadores del mismo gremio en su dispersión y control de áfidos”. FONDECYT 1070412 y Programa Incentivo a la Cooperación Internacional, FONDECYT 7080091.
  • 2009-2012 “Forestry plantations as wildlife habitat: is the management of the understory sustainable?” FONDECYT 1095046.
  • 2010-2014 “Influence of landscape diversification on the coexistence of native and exotic coccinellids and its effect on biological control of aphids associated with alfalfa fields”. FONDECYT 1100159.
  • 2014-2016 “Diversidad y funcionalidad de coleópteros saproxílicos en bosques mediterráneos: efecto de la heterogeneidad del paisaje, dinámicas temporales y grado de perturbación”. FONDECYT 3140322 (Post Doctoral).
  • 2014-2018 “Rewilding after clearcutting: a missing step for forestry sustainability”. FONDECYT 1140657.
  • 2014-2018 “Distribution and potential negative effects of the recently arrived invasive coccinellid species Harmonia axyridis in agricultural, rural and urban landscapes in Chile: from local to landscape and regional impacts”. FONDECYT 1140662.

 

Algunas publicaciones más recientes (desde el 2010) sobre la ecología de chinitas son:

  • Grez A.A., C. Torres, T. Zaviezo, B. Lavandero & M. Ramírez. 2010. Migration of coccinellids to alfalfa fields varying in adjacent vegetation in central Chile. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria 37: 111-121.
  • Grez A., T. Zaviezo, G. González & S. Rothmann. 2010. Harmonia axyridis in Chile: a new threat. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria 37: 145-149.
  • Tapia D.H., F. Morales & A.A. Grez. 2010. Olfactory cues mediating prey-searching behaviour in interacting aphidophagous predators: Are semiochemicals key factors in predator-facilitation? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 137: 28-35.
  • Grez A.A., T. Zaviezo & A. Mancilla. 2011. Effect of prey density on intraguild interactions among foliar- and ground-foraging predators of aphids associated with alfalfa crops in Chile: a laboratory assessment. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 139: 1-7.
  • Grez A.A., B. Viera & A.O. Soares. 2012. Biotic interactions between Eriopis connexa and Hippodamia variegata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a native and an exotic species associated with alfalfa fields in Chile. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 142: 36-44.
  • Grez A.A., T. Zaviezo, T. Rand, F. Castillo. 2013. Land-use intensification differentially benefits alien over native coccinellids in agricultural landscape mosaics. Diversity and Distribution 19: 749-759. (DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12027).
  • Villegas C., J.A. Verdugo, A.A. Grez, J. Tapia & B. Lavandero. 2013. Movement between crops and weeds, temporal refuges for aphidophagous insects in Central Chile. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria 40: 317-326.
  • Ximenez-Embun M.G., T. Zaviezo & A.A. Grez. 2014. Seasonal, spatial and diel partitioning of Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) predators and predation in alfalfa fields. Biological Control 69: 1-7.
  • Grez A.A., T. Zaviezo, J. Hernández, A. Rodríguez-San Pedro & P Acuña. 2014. The heterogeneity and composition of agricultural landscapes influence native and exotic coccinellids in alfalfa fields. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 16 (4): 382-390 (DOI: 10.1111/afe.12068).
  • Grez A.A., T. Zaviezo & M.M. Gardiner. 2014. Local predator composition and landscape affects biological control of aphids in alfalfa fields. Biological Control 76: 1-9. (DOI.ORG/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2014.04.005)