profesores enero 2018b


Juan Pablo Zoffoli


  • M.Sc., Horticulture. Oregon State University, EUA.
  • Doctor, Ciencias de la Agricultura. Pontificia Universidad Católica De Chile, Chile.

  • Blanco, V., Zoffoli, J.P., Ayala, M. 2019. High tunnel cultivation of sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.): physiological and production variables. 2019, Scientia Horticulturae 251:108-117.
  • Elfar, K., Zoffoli, J.P., Latorre, B. 2018. Identification and Characterization of Alternaria Species Associated with Moldy Core of Apple in Chile. Plant Disease 2018 102:11, 2158-2169.
  • Zoffoli, J.P., Sanguedolce, V., Naranjo, P. y Contreras, C. 2018. Prestorage Temperature and Ultra-low Oxygen Treatments Affect Incidence of Physiological Disorders in Organic 'Granny Smith' Apples. HortScience 53(10):1475-1481.
  • Díaz, G.A., Latorre, B.A., Lolas, M., Ferrada, E., Naranjo, P., Zoffoli, J.P. 2017. Identification and Characterization of Diaporthe ambigua, D. australafricana, D. novem, and D. rudis Causing a Postharvest Fruit Rot in Kiwifruit. Plant Disease, 101:1402-1410. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-10-16-1535-RE.
  • Elfar, K.; Riquelme, D.; Zoffoli, J. P.; Latorre, B. A. 2017. First Report of Botrytis prunorum causing fruit rot on kiwifruit in Chile. Plant Disease 101(2):388-389. DOI : 10.1094/PDIS-05-16-0775-PDN
  • Díaz, G.A., M. Lolas, E.E. Ferrada, B.A. Latorre, and J.P. Zoffoli. 2016. First report of Cadophora malorum associated with cordon dieback in kiwi plants in Chile Plant Disease First report of Cadophora malorum associated with cordon dieback in kiwi plants in Chile. Plant Disease 100:1776-1777.
  • Díaz, A.G., J.P. Zoffoli, M. Lolas, A. Blanco, B.A. Latorre, E.E. Ferrada, K. Elfar and P. Naranjo. 2016. Occurrence of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis causing speck rot on stored Pink Lady apple fruit in Chile. Plant Disease 100:211-212.
  • Ferrada, E.E., Latorre, B.A., Zoffoli, J.P., Castillo, A.E. 2016. Identification and characterization of Botrytis Blossom Blight of Japanese plums caused by Botrytis cinerea and B. prunorum sp. Nov. in Chile. Phytopathology 106: 155-165.
  • Rodríguez J., Zoffoli, J.P. 2016. Effect of sulfur dioxide and modified atmosphere packaging on blueberry postharvest quality. Postharvest Biology and Technol. 117: 230-238.
  • Param, N., and Zoffoli J.P. 2016. Genotypic differences in sweet cherries are associated with the susceptibility to mechanical damage. Scientia Horticulturae 211: 410-419.
  • Zoffoli, J.P., Flores, K., D'Hainaut, D. 2016. Effect of ethylene on ripening of kiwifruit stored under controlled or modified packaging and treated with 1-methylcyclopropene. Journal of Berry Research 6(4):381-393 DOI: 10.323/JBR-160117.
  • Ferrada, E.E., Díaz G.A., Zoffoli, J.P., and B.A. Latorre.  2015.  First Report of Botrytis cinerea Causing Blossom Blight on Japanese Plums in Chile. Plant Disease 99(6):887.
  • Díaz, G.A., Zoffoli J.P., Lolas, M., Blanco, A., Latorre, B.A., Ferrada, E., Elfar, K., and P. Naranjo. 2015. Occurrence of Phacidiopycnis washingtonensis causing speck rot on stored Pink Lady apple fruit in Chile. Plant Disease 100(1):211.
  • Zoffoli, J.P. 2014. Los desafíos de los envases con atmósfera modificada. Agronomía Forestal UC 50:34-39.
  • Latorre, B.A., Díaz, G. A., Valencia, A.L., Naranjo, P., Ferrada, E.E., Torres, R. and J.P. Zoffoli. 2014., First report of Monilinia fructicola causing brown rot on stored Japanese plum fruit in Chile. Plant Disease 98: 160-160.
  • Zoffoli, J.P. and J. Rodriguez. 2014, Fruit temperature affects physical injury sensitivity of sweet cherry during postharvest handling. Acta Hort. 1020: 111-114.
  • Zoffoli. J.P. and J. Rodriguez. 2014. Effect of active and passive modified atmosphere packaging of sweet cherry. Acta Hort. 1020: 115-119.
  • Ferrada, E.E., Díaz G.A., Zoffoli, J.P., and B.A. Latorre. 2014. First report of blossom blight caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on Japanese plum, nectarine and sweet cherry orchards in Chile. Plant Disease 98: 695-695.
  • Fredes, C., Montenegro G., Zoffoli, J.P. Santander, F. and P. Robert. 2014. Comparison of the total phenolic content, total anthocyanin content and antioxidant activity of polyphenol-rich fruits grown in Chile. Ciencia e  Investigacón  Agraria. 41(1): 49-60.
  • Díaz, G.A., Latorre, B.A., Jara, S., Ferrada, E., Naranjo, P., Rodríguez, J., and J.P. Zoffoli. 2014. First report of Diaporthe novem causing postharvest rot of kiwifruit during controlled atmosphere storage in Chile. Plant Disease 98:1274-1275.

Capítulo de Libro

  • Zoffoli J.P., Toivonen P., Wang Y. 2017. Postharvest Biology and Handling for Fresh Markets. In J. Quero-Garcia, A. Lezzoni, J. Pulawska, G. Lang, eds. Cherries: Botany, Production and Uses. CABI Publishing, 2nd ed. INRA, Bordeaux, France. ISBN: 9781780648378. 549 p.
  • Zoffoli, J.P. and Latorre, B.A. 2011. Table grape (Vitis vinífera L.) In Postharvest biology and technology of tropical and subtropical fruits. Vol. 3. Ed., Yahia, E.M. Woodhead Publishing Limited., Cambridge, UK., 584p.

  • 2018-2020. Diplomado semipresencial "Programa en Inspección Fitosanitaria Chileno" bajo la metodología online y con certificación UC en inspección fitosanitaria para la exportación en Chile (STDF502/COSAVE #3). SAG_IICA. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2014-2017. Detección no invasiva de manzanas con problemas internos de corazón acuoso y pardeamiento. Proyecto FIA (PYT-2014-0002). Investigador Responsable.
  • 2014-2016. Fungi associated with wood canker and branch dieback in kiwifruit, and their importance causing postharvest decay on exported fruit in long term storage. Proyecto Fondecyt-Posdoc 3140304. Investigador Patrocinante.
  • 2012-2015. Reducción del tiempo de obtención de variedades de duraznero, nectarino y ciruelo japonés, mediante la implementación de una plataforma de evaluación comercial de selecciones avanzadas, provenientes de un Programa de Mejoramiento Genético. Proyecto FIA (PYT-2012-0021). Co-investigador.
  • 2012-2014. Envase de atmósfera modificada para el transporte y comercialización de cereza bajo fluctuación térmica hasta el consumidor final. Proyecto FONDEF D10I1096 2012-2014. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2011-2013. Uso de herramientas no destructivas para uniformar la calidad al consumo de kiwi. Proyecto FIC (IDI 30112435-0), Seremi de Agricultura Región del Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2011-2013. Fortalecimiento de la competitividad del kiwi chileno: Mejoramiento de la Calidad Comestible del kiwi a través del acondicionamiento y manipulación de la fruta en poscosecha. Proyecto FIA-Comité del kiwi (Asoex-fedefruta). Investigador Responsable.
  • 2011-2013. Characterization of rheeological and biological properties of sweet cherry tissue to reduce prevalence of pitting and bruising symptoms during postharvest. Proyecto Fondecyt 1110379. Investigador Responsable.