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31. Larach A, Vega-Celedón P, Castillo-Novales D, Tapia L, Cuneo IF, Cádiz F, Seeger M, Besoain X (2024) Diplodia seriata Biocontrol Is Altered via Temperature and the Control of Bacteria. Microorganisms 2024, 12(2), 350.


30. Dorochesi F, Barrientos-Sanhueza C, Díaz-Barrera Á, Cuneo IF (2023) Enhancing Soil Resilience: Bacterial Alginate Hydrogel vs. Algal Alginate in Mitigating Agricultural Challenges. Gels 9(12), 988.

29. Heller-Fuenzalida F, Cuneo IF, Kuhn N, Peña-Neira A, Cáceres-Mella A (2023) Rootstock Effect Influences the Phenolic and Sensory Characteristics of Syrah Grapes and Wines in a Mediterranean Climate. Agronomy 13, 10.

28. Barrientos-Sanhueza C, Hormazabal-Pavat V, Cuneo IF (2023) Extreme drought enhances Opuntia ficus-indica fine root cells elasticity preventing permanent damage. Theor. Exp. Plant Physiol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40626-023-00278-0

27. Tamayo M, Sepúlveda L, Ponce-Guequen E, Saavedra P, Pedreschi R, Cáceres-Mella A, Alvaro JE, Cuneo IF (2023) Hydric Behavior: Insights into Primary Metabolites in Leaves and Roots of Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache Grapevine Varieties under Drought Stress. Horticulturae 9, 566.


26. Aris G, Cuneo IF, Pastenes C, Cáceres-Mella A (2022) Anthocyanin Composition in Cabernet Sauvignon Grape Skins: Effect of Regulated Deficit Irrigation in a Warm Climate. Horticulturae 8(9), 796.


25. Knipfer T, Cuneo IF (2022) Plant water relations for Sustainable Agriculture. Frontiers in Plant Science DOI 10.3389/fpls.2022.979804.


24. Peirano-Bolelli P, Heller-Fuenzalida F, Cuneo IF, Peña-Neira A, Cáceres-Mella A (2022) Changes in the Composition of Flavonols and Organic Acids during Ripening for Three cv. Sauvignon Blanc Clones Grown in a Cool-Climate Valley. Agronomy 12: 1357.


23. Beyer CP, Barrientos-Sanhueza C, Ponce E, Pedreschi R, Cuneo IF, Alvaro JE (2022) Differential hydraulic properties and primary metabolism in fine roots of avocado trees rootstocks. Plants 11: 1059.


22. Barrientos-Sanhueza C, Cargnino-Cisternas D,  Diaz-Barrera A, Cuneo IF (2022) Bacterial Alginate-Based Hydrogel Reduces Hydro-Mechanical Soil-Related Problems in Agriculture Facing Climate Change. Polymers 14:922.



21. Salgado E, Livellara N, Chaigneau E, Varas F, Cuneo IF (2021) Hourly Relationship between Reference Evapotranspiration and Shoot Shrinkage in Walnut Trees and Pomegranate under Deficit Irrigation. Plants 11(1):31.


20. Lindh V, Uarrota V, Zulueta C, Álvaro JE, Valdenegro M, Cuneo IF, Mery D, Pedreschi R (2021) Image analysis reveals that lenticel damage does not result in black spot development but enhances dehydration in Persea americana Mill. cv. Hass during prolonged storage. Agronomy 11: 1699.


19. Barrientos-Sanhueza C, Mondaca P, Tamayo M, Álvaro JE, Diaz A, Cuneo IF (2021) Enhancing the mechanical and hydraulic properties of coarse quartz sand using a water‐soluble hydrogel based on bacterial alginate for novel application in agricultural contexts. Soil Science Society of America Journal 85: 1880-1893 Press here

18. Reingwirtz I, Uretsky J, Cuneo IF, Knipfer T, Reyes C, Walker MA, McElrone A (2021) Inherent and Stress-Induced Responses of Fine Root Morphology and Anatomy in Commercial Grapevine Rootstocks with contrasting Drought resistance. Plants 10, 1121. Press here


17. Whitney C, Fernandez E, Schiffers K, Cuneo IF, Luedeling E (2021) Forecasting yield in temperate fruit trees from winter chill accumulation. Acta Horticulturae 1327. 10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1327.53


16. Beyer CP, Cuneo IF, Alvaro JE, Pedreschi R (2021) Confronting the differential physiology of ‘Hass’ avocado grafted onto two different rootstocks in a controlled environment. Acta Horticulturae 1327. 10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1327.16


15. Rojas G, Fernandez E, Whitney C, Luedeling E, Cuneo IF (2021) Adapting sweet cherry orchards to extreme weather events – Decision Analysis in support of farmers’ investments in central Chile. Agricultural Systems 187: 103031.


14. Beyer CP, Cuneo IF, Alvaro JE, Pedreschi R (2021) Evaluation of aerial and root plant growth behavior, water and nutrient use
efficiency and carbohydrate dynamics for Hass avocado grown in a soilless and protected growing system. Scientia Horticulturae 277 (109830)


13. Cuneo IF, Barrios-Masias F, Knipfer T, Uretsky J, Reyes C, Lenain P, Brodersen C, Walker MA, McElrone A (2021) Differences in grapevine rootstock sensitivity and recovery from drought are linked to fine root cortical lacunae and root tip function. New Phytologist 229: 272-283. Press here


12. Fernandez E, Whitney C, Cuneo IF, Luedeling E (2020) Prospects of decreasing winter chill for deciduous fruit production in Chile throughout the 21st century. Climatic Change 159: 423-439.


11. Alvarado L, Saa S, Cuneo IF, Pedreschi R, Morales J, Larach A, Barros W, Besoain X (2020) A comparison of immediate and short-term defensive responses to Phytophthora species infection in both susceptible and resistant walnut rootstocks. Plant Disease 104: 921-929.



10. Morales J, Beoain X, Cuneo IF, Larach A, Alvarado L, Cáceres-Mella A, Saa S (2019) Impact of nitrogen fertilization on Phytophthora cinnamomi root related damage in Juglans regia saplings. HortScience 54 (12): 2188-2194.


9. Fernandez E, Cuneo IF, Luedeling E, Alvarado L, Farias D, Saa S (2019) Starch and hexoses concentrations as physiological markers in dormacy progression of sweet cherry twigs. Trees 33: 1187-1201.



8. Knipfer T, Barrios-Masias F, Cuneo IF, Bouda M, Albuquerque P, Brodersen C, Kluepfel DA, McElrone AJ (2018) Variations in xylem embolism susceptibility under drought between intact saplings of three walnut species. Tree Physiology 38: 1180-1192


7. Caceres-Mella A, Ribalta-Pizarro C, Villalobos-González L, Cuneo IF, Pastenes C (2018) Controlled water deficit modifies the phenolic composition and sensory properties in Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Scientia Horticulturae 237: 105-111.


6. Cuneo IF, Knipfer T, Mandal P, Brodersen C, McElrone A (2018) Water uptake can occur through woody portions of roots and facilitates localized embolism repair in grapevine. New Phytologist 218: 506-516.



5. Knipfer T, Cuneo IF, Earles JM, Reyes C, Brodersen C, McElrone AJ (2017) Storage compartments for capillary water rarely refill in an intact woody plant. Plant Physiology 175: 1649-1660.


4. McElrone AJ, Earles JM,  Knipfer T, Albuquerque CP, Brodersen CR, Cuneo IF (2017) Changes in xylem conducting capacity and water storage across species: how can variable air content of xylem cells affect sap flow? Acta Hortic. 1222: 5-12.



3. Cuneo IF, Knipfer T, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ (2016). Mechanical failure of fine root cortical cells initiates plant hydraulic decline during drought. Plant Physiology 172 (3): 1669-1678.

2. Knipfer T, Cuneo IF, Brodersen CR, McElrone AJ (2016) In-situ visualization of the dynamics in xylem embolism formation and removal in the absence of root pressure: A study on excised grapevine stems. Plant Physiology 171 (2): 1024-1036.



  1. Cuneo IF, Salgado E, Castro M, Cordoba A, Saavedra J (2013) Effects of climate and anthocyanin variables on the zoning of Pinot Noir wine from the Casablanca Valley. Journal of Wine Research 24(4): 264-277.