Maria Alejandra Troncoso Joffre

Académico Investigador

Universidad de La Serena

La Serena, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


  •  Ecología y Biología Evolutiva, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2012
  •  Bióloga, Universidad Mayor de San Simón. Bolivia, 2002


Article (10)

Morphology, nectar characteristics and avian pollinators in five Andean Puya species (Bromeliaceae).
Host preference of a temperate mistletoe: Disproportional infection on three co-occurring host species influenced by differential success
Host-mediated volatile polymorphism in a parasitic plant influences its attractiveness to pollinators
Aristolochic acids affect the feeding behaviour and development of Battus polydamas archidamas larvae (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Troidini)
Use of volatiles of Aristolochia chilensis (Aristolochiaceae) in host searching by fourth-instar larvae and adults of Battus polydamas archidamas (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Troidini).
Experimental evidence for competitive exclusion of Myzus persicae nicotianae by Myzus persicae s.s. (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum (Solanaceae)
Contrasting performances of generalist and specialist Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) reveal differential prevalence of maternal effects after host transfer
Behavioural differences during host selection between alate virginoparae of generalist and tobacco-specialist Myzus persicae
Host selection by the generalist aphid Myzus persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and its subspecies specialized on tobacco, after being reared on the same host
Composition and structure of avian mixed-species flocks in a high-andean Polylepis forest in Bolivia

Proyecto (1)

A long-term ecological research (LTER) in a thorn scrub semiarid ecosystem of north-central Chile: A synthesis of the main driving factors regulating this system

Article (1)

Comparative population genetics of two dominant plant species of high Andean wetlands reveals complex evolutionary histories and conservation perspectives in Chile's Norte Chico

Letter (1)

Deterministic population growth models and conservation translocation as a management strategy for the critically endangered Blue-throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis): A critique of Maestri et al.
Maria Troncoso

Académico Investigador


Universidad de La Serena

La Serena, Chile