profesores enero 2018b


Tania Zaviezo

(+56 2) 2354 5923


  • Ph.D., Entomología. University Of California, EUA.

  • Urbina, A., J.A. Verdugo, E. López, J. Bergmann, T. Zaviezo, M.F. Flores. 2018. Searching behavior of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in response to mealybug sex pheromones. Journal of Economic Entomology (aceptada).
  • Bergmann, J., J. Tapia, M. Bravo, T. Zaviezo, M. F. Flores. 2018. Synthesis of citrophilus mealybug sex pheromone using chrysanthemol extracted from Pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium). Natural Product Research (aceptada).
  • Alaniz, A., Grez, A.A. & T. Zaviezo. 2018. Potential spatial interaction of the invasive species Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) with native and endemic coccinellids. Journal of Applied Entomology 142:513–524. (DOI: 10.1111/jen.12498).
  • Zaviezo, T., Retamal, R., Urvois, T., Fauvergue, X., Blin, A., & Malausa, T. 2018. Effects of inbreeding on a gregarious parasitoid wasp with complementary sex determination. Evolutionary Applications 11: 243–253. (DOI: 10.1111/eva.12537).
  • Ceryngier, P., O. Nedvěd, A.A. Grez, E.W. Riddick, H.E. Roy, G. San Martin, T. Steenberg, P. Veselý, T. Zaviezo, Á. Zúñiga-Reinoso, D. Haelewaters. 2018. Predators and parasitoids of the harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis, in its native range and invaded areas. Biological Invasions 20: 1009. (DOI 10.1007/s10530-017-1608-9).
  • Retamal, R., T. Zaviezo, T. Malausa, X. Fauvergue, I. Le Goff, K. Toleubayev. 2016. Genetic analyses and occurrence of diploid males in field and laboratory populations of Mastrus ridens (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid of the codling moth. Biological Control 101: 69-77.
  • Meisner M., Zaviezo T., Rosenheim J. 2017. Landscape crop composition effects on cotton yield, Lygus hesperus densities and pesticide use. Pest Management Science. 1(73):232-239.
  • Bueno E., Romero A, Osorio I, Zaviezo T. 2017. Laboratory rearing methods that promote inbreeding have a negative impact on the fitness of Mastrus ridens Horstmann (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid used to control the codling moth. Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research. 4(77):413-419.
  • Grez A., Zaviezo T., Roy H., Brown P., Segura B. 2017. In the shadow of the condor: invasive Harmonia axyridis found at very high altitude in the Chilean Andes. Insect Conservation And Diversity. 6(10):483-487.
  • Amouroux P., Crochard D., Germain J., Correa M., Ampuero J., Groussier G., Kreiter P., Malausa T., Zaviezo T. 2017. Genetic diversity of armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) and soft scales (Hemiptera: Coccidae) in Chile. Scientific Reports. 2014(7).
  • Zaviezo, T., Romero, A., Oyarzún, M.S. 2015. Biología de nuevas especies de chanchitos blancos. Agronomía y Forestal UC 52:28-32
  • Bonomelli, C., Gil, P., Sallato, B., Zaviezo, T. 2015. Propuestas para una agricultura sustentable. Agronomía y Forestal UC 52:18-23.
  • Khidr, S. K., Hardy, I. C. W., Zaviezo, T. and Mayes, S. 2014. Development of microsatellite markers and detection of genetic variation between Goniozus wasp populations. Journal of Insect Science 14(43):1-17.
  • Grez, A., T. Zaviezo, Hernández, J., Rodríguez-San Pedro A. & 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.
  • Grez, A. ; Zaviezo, T.; Gardiner, M. 2014. Local predator composition and landscape affects biological control of aphids in alfalfa fields. Biological Control 76:1-9.
  • Correa, M. C. G.; Zaviezo, T.; Le Maguet, J.; Herrbach, E.; Malausa, T. 2014. Characterization of microsatellite DNA libraries from three mealybug species and development of microsatellite markers for Pseudococcus viburni (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 104(2):213-220. 
  • Ximenez-Embun, M.G.; Zaviezo, T.; Grez, A. 2014. Seasonal, spatial and diel partitioning of Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) predators and predation in alfalfa fields. Biological Control 69:1-7.
  • Grez, A., T.A. Rand, T. Zaviezo & F. Castillo. 2013. Land-use intensification differentially benefits exotic over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics. Diversity and Distributions 19(7):749-759.
  • Jara, V., F.J. Meza, T. Zaviezo & R. Chorbadjian. 2013. Climate change impacts on invasive potential of pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), in Chile. Climatic Change 117(1-2):305-317.
  • Correa, M., J-F. Germain, T. Malausa & T. Zaviezo. 2012. Molecular and morphological characterization of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Chilean vineyards. Bulletin of Entomological. Research 102: 524-530.
  •  Bordeu, E., D. O. Troncoso and T. Zaviezo. 2012. Impact of mealybug (Pseudococcus spp.) infested bunches on wine quality in Carmenere and Chardonnay grapes. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 47: 232–239.
  • Daane, K.M., C.M. Middleton, R. Sforza, M.L. Cooper, V. M. Walton, D. B. Walsh, T. Zaviezo, and R. P. P. Almeida. 2011. Development of a multiplex PCR for identification of vineyard mealybugs. Environmental Entomology 40:1595-1603.

  • 2018-2022. The role of genetic diversity in the success of Mastrus ridens as a biological control agent of the codling moth and in its adaptation to new environments. FONDECYT 1181256. Investigador responsable.
  • 2018-2022. Role of taxonomic and functional diversity of coccinellids on biological control of aphids in alfalfa, and how they are affected by landscape context. FONDECYT 1180533. Coinvestigador.
  • 2017-2019. Establecimiento de bandas de flores nativas para fomentar poblaciones de artrópodos funcionales en predios frutícolas de la Región Metropolitana. Acción Regional – CONICYT ARII600001. Co-Investigador.
  • 2017-2020. Desarrollo de métodos de control de chanchitos blancos (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) con feromonas sexuales para una fruticultura sustentable en un escenario de cambio climático. FIA PYT-2017-0140. Investigador responsable.
  • 2014-2018. BIOMODICS— Biological Control as a model system to investigate the factors affectingthe establishment and dynamics of introduced populations, UE - Séptimo Programa Marco de la Comunidad Europea , Código FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IRSES, Coinvestigador.
  • 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 REGULAR 1140662. Coinvestigador.
  • 2013-2017. Genetic and demographic effects in the establishment success of introduced biological control agents: Mastrus ridens, a parasitoid of Cydia pomonella as a case study. FONDECYT REGULAR 1131145. Investigador responsable.
  • 2012–2016. "COLBICS" Intersectoral Collaborations to Boost Research and Development Dynamics in Biological Control of Agricultural pests. Septimo Marco de la Comunidad Europea (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP). Coinvestigador.
  • 2011–014. Desarrollo de feromonas para el manejo de chanchitos blancos (Pseudococcidae) en frutales. FONDEF. Investigador responsable.
  • 2010-2014. Integrating new practices in programs of Biological Control against Agricultural pests. Séptimo Programa Marco de la Comunidad Europea (FP7-PEOPLE-2010-IRSES). Coinvestigador.
  • 2010–2012. Determinación de especies de polillas presentes en huertos productivos de nogal y estudios fenológicos. SAG-AGCI. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2010-2014. Influence of landscape diversification on the co-existence of native and exotic coccinellids and its effect on biological control of aphids associated with alfalfa fields. FONDECYT. Coinvestigador.