ASD Oil Palm Papers

Article Index

(Publication guide for the magazine)

No. 48, 2017 (PDF) Content

  • Flowering in Elaeis oleifera and the Amazon hybrid.

          J. Henry

  • Pollination by Elaedobius kamarunicus in the Amazon interespecific hybrid (E. oleifera x E. guineensis) on the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua.

         J. Henry, A.Alvarado, M.Y. Sanchez, H.Lezama

No. 47, 2017 (PDF) Content

  • Seed production and oil palm breeding in Costa Rica

          A. Alvarado and R. Escobar

  • "Basal stem cracking: a possible physiological disorder

         Chinchilla C.

No.46, 2016 (PDF) Content

  • Relationship between "amarillamiento-secamiento" of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis J.) and equilibrium of bases (Ca, K, Mg) in the Ecuadorian Western Block.

         Bernal J., Vega C., Calvache M.,Cervallos G.,Ayala A., Parra J., Guerra M.,Guanauna O., Morales R.,Sánchez J.

  • Basic components in traps for adults of Rhynchophorus palmarum.

         Rodríguez C., Oehlschlager A.C..., Chinchilla C.

No.45, 2015 (PDF) Content

  • Evolution Blue: a new oil palm variety with reduced growth and high oil content.

         Alvarado A., Henry J.

  • Recovery of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) affected by spear rots (PC).

         Torres J., Gutiérrez M., Chinchilla C.

No.44, 2015 (PDF) Content

  • Agronomic behavior of the Amazon hybrid.

          Alvarado A., Henry J.

  • Morpho-physiological monitoring of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) affected by spear rots (PC)

         Torres J., Gutiérrez M., Chinchilla C.

No.43, 2014 (PDF) Content

  • Soil characteristics, root development and spear rot incidence in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.)

         Torres J., Gutiérrez M., Chinchilla C., Mata R.

  • Vertebrate abundance in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) plantations in the southern Pacific of Costa Rica, according to landscape and site conditions.

         Aranda M., Morazán F., Gutiérrez S. Diego R., Jiménez R., Anna G., Arevalo H., Diaz N., Burbano D., Coello H., Guerra L., Guevara C., Narváez V.,Rico A, Cortés J, Henrik

No.42, 2014 (PDF) Content

  • Physiological response of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) to soil water availability under field conditions in Tumaco, Colombia.

         Reyes R., Riaño N., Chinchilla C., Ibarra N.

  • Tolerance to abiotic stress, spear rot (PC) and Fusarium wilt in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) are related.

         Alvarado A., Chinchilla C., Albertazzi H.

  • Yield and growth of young oil palm plants in different states of severity and recovery from spear rots

         Ramírez F., Torres R., Chinchilla C.

No.41, 2013 (PDF) Content

  • Physiological response of young oil palms (Elaeis guineensis) to a steady water supply under greenhouse conditions

         Reyes R., Riaño N., Chinchilla C., Ibarra N.

  • Native 'mycorrhizal' association in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) in Ecuador and evaluation of colonization efficiency in nursery palms.

         Lucrecia M., Bravo V., Rocío M., Gustavo B.

No.40, 2013 (PDF) Content

  • Response to irrigation (growth and production) of three varieties of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) in the zone of La Concordia, Ecuador.

         Osvaldo M., Hidalgo D., Lema V., Reinoso V., Camacho O., Reyes S., Morales R., Calvache M., Bernal G.,Vega C.

  • Physiological response of young oil palms (Elaeis guineensis) to soil drying by evapotranspiration in two soil types under nursery conditions and possible implications for spear rot development.

         Reyes R., Riaño N., Chinchilla C., Ibarra N.

No.39, 2012 (PDF) Content

  • ASD’s compact clones fingerprinting: identification using microsatellite markers.

         Araya E., Alvarado A.

  • Why do we grow the oil palm?

         Escobar R.

No.38, 2012 (PDF) Content

  • Seed germination in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis): effect of seed storage time before and after heat treatment for breaking dormancy.

         Alizaga R., Herrera J., Alvarado A.

  • Recovery of low-grade (weak) oil palm ramets during the hardening period: use of anti-stress products and antagonist and symbiotic microorganisms.

         Gadea P., Chinchilla C., Guzmán N.

No.37, 2012 (PDF) Content

  • Oil Palm Compact Clones: A preliminary study on some physiological and anatomical changes during acclimatization of ramets.

         Gadea P., Chinchilla C.,Rodríguez W.

  • Germination of oil palm seeds: varietal effect, bunch load of the mother palm and conditions (temperature and oxygen availability) during dormancy breaking.

         Herrera J., Alvarado A.

No.36, 2011 Content

  • Leaf expansion rate: a criterion for identifying oil palm seed material (Elaeis guineensis) that can be planted at high densities.  (PDF)

         Breure C.J.

  • Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. elaeidis) in oil palm: a rather weak pathogen? (PDF)

         Chinchilla C.Ml. 

  • Opsiphanes cassina Felder (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), defoliador de la palma aceitera (Elaeis guineensis) en América Centra. (PDF)

          Mexzón R., Chinchilla C. Ml. 

No.35, 2010 Content

  • Advances in tissue culture propagation of compact oil palms clones in Costa Rica. (PDF)

        Guzmán N., Peralta F. 

  • There is no known evidence of a relationship between incidence and severity of spear rot (PC= pudrición del cogollo) in oil palm and the commercial origin of oil palm varieties planted in the past in tropical America. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml. 

No.34, 2010 Content

  • ASD’s oil palm breeding program and its contributions to the oil palm industry. (PDF)

         Alvarado A., Escobar R., Peralta F. 

  • Annular spot and chlorotic ring spot in Elaeis guineensis and OxG hybrids at the nursery stage in Tumaco, Colombia. (PDF)

          Peña E., Reyes R., Bastidas S., Morales F., Lozano I. 

No.33, 2009 Content

  • Oil palm root development as a response to mineral and organic nutrition in soils with prevalence of spear rots. (PDF)

          Albertazzi., Chinchilla C. Ml., Ramírez C

  • Soil characteristics and root development in young oil palms (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) planted in sites affected by bud rots (pudrición del cogollo. (PDF)

         Albertazzi H., Chinchilla C. Ml., Ramírez C. 

No.32, 2008 Content

  • The many faces of spear rots in oil palm and the need for an integrated management approach. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml. 

  • Leaf architecture and estimates of leaf area and leaf dry weight in young compact oil palms clones. (PDF)

         Taylor M., Chinchilla C., Rodríguez C. 

No.31, 2007 Content

  • Compact seeds and clones and their potential for high density planting. (PDF)

          Alvarado A., Escobar R., Peralta F., Chinchilla C. Ml. 

  • The oil palm industry in Costa Rica: country report. (PDF)

         Escobar R., Peralta F. 

No.30, 2007 Content

  • Red ring and other diseases of the oil palm in Central and South America. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml., Escobar, R. 

  • Comparative performance of two oil palm varieties (Deli x AVROS and Deli x Ghana) planted at different densities in two locations. (PDF)

         Alvarado A., Chinchilla C. Ml., Rodríguez, J

No.29, 2006 Content

  • Quarantine Regulations for Oil Palm Seeds and Clones from Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Escobar R., Chinchilla C. Ml. 

  • A method to control vines (Araceae) growing on oil palm stems. (PDF)

         Soto A., Carmona A., Albertazzi H., Quesada A. 

  • Performance of ASD's oil palm parent material in South Sumatra. (PDF)

         Breure C.J. 

No.28, 2005 Content

  • Onset of spear rot symptoms in oil palm and prior -and contemporary- events. (PDF)

         Albertazzi H., Bulgarelli J. Chinchilla C. Ml. 

  • There is no known risk of pest or pathogen introduction hrough the import of oil palm clones from Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml., Guzman N. 

  • Stress tolerant oil palm varieties. (PDF)

         Alvarado A., Sterling F.

No.27, 2004 Content

  • Stenoma cecropia Meyrick, a defoliator of the oil palm in Central America. (PDF)

         Mexzón R., Chinchilla C. Ml. 

  • Strategies for production of oil palm seed varietieties and clones for high density planting. (PDF)

         Escobar R. and Alvarado A. 

No.26, 2003 Content

  • ASD oil palm germplasm from Nigeria. (PDF)

         Richardson D. and Alvarado A.

  • Disease progress curves and spatial distribution of the red ring / little leaf (Bursaphelenchus cocophillus Cobb.) and charcoal base root (Ustulina deusta (Hoff. Ex Fr.) diseases in oil palm. (PDF)

         Barbosa R. Chinchilla C. Ml. 

No.25, 2003 Content

  • The bag worm, Oiketicus kirbyi Lands Guilding (Lepidoptera: Psychidae): a pest of the oil palm. (PDF)

         Mexzón R., Chinchilla C. Ml. Rodríguez R. 

  • Insect pollination of oil palm - a comparison of the long term viability and sustainability of Elaeidobious kamerunicus in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Costa Rica, and Ghana. (PDF)

         Caudwell, R.W., Hunt, D., Reid, A., Mensah B.A, Chinchilla, C. Ml. 

No.24, 2002 Content

  • Historical account of ASD's oil palm germplasm collections. (PDF)

         Sterling F., Alvarado A. 

  • Vegetative growth of a Deli x AVROS cross. (PDF)

         Bulgarelli J.,Chinchilla C. Ml., Alvarado A. 

  • Male inflorescences, population of Elaeidobious kamerunicus and pollination in a young commercial oil palm plantation in a dry area of Costa Rica. (PDF)

        Bulgarelli J.,Chinchilla C. Ml., Alvarado A.


No.23, 2002 Content

  • Vegetative growth in prenursery of five commercial varieties of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.). (PDF)

         Coto E., Chinchilla C Ml., Bulgarelli J., Palma T. 

  • Low soil phosphorus content associated with a reduction in trunk diameter in oil palm. (PDF)

         Ramírez F., Chinchilla C Ml., Bulgarelli J. 

  • Notes on rat damage in oil palm in Costa Rica. (PDF)

        Torres R., Salazar A. 

No.22, 2001 Content

  • Use of two bioassays to estimate the residual effect and nutritional value of a compost made from oil palm (Elaeis guineensis, Jacq.) empty fruit bunches. (PDF)

         Segura M., Ramírez C., Chinchilla C. Ml.,Torres R. 

  • Chlorotic ring spot (anillo clorótico) and other virus-like symptoms in oil palm: risks for seed transmission. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml. 

No.21, 2000 Content

  • An effective trap to capture adults of Opsiphanes cassina F. (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) and observations on the behavior of the pest in oil palm.. (PDF)

         Loría R., Chinchilla C. Ml., Dominguez J., Mexzón R. 

  • Kernel content and income in oil palm. (PDF)

         Bulgarelli J., Sterling F. 

No.20, 2000 Content

  • Use of Rhyncho-Lure (rhynchophorol). the male aggregation pheromone of Rhynchophorus palmarum in Costa Grande, Guerrero, Mexico. (PDF)

         Camino L. et al. 

  • Germinación del polen en poblaciones derivadas de un híbrido entre Elaeis guineensis y E. oleifera(PDF)

         Alvarado A. Et al. 

  • Selección en palma aceitera por el contenido de almendra. (PDF)

         Alvarado A. et al. 

  • Wild vertebrates associated with an oil palm plot in Tabasco, Mexico. (PDF)

         Sánchez S. 

No.19, 1999 Content

  • Plant species attractive to beneficial entomofauna in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) plantations in Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Mexón R. and Chinchilla C. Ml.

No.18, 1998 Content

  • Use of chemical treatments to induce seed germination in oil palm Elaeis guineensis Jacq.. (PDF)

         Herrera, J. et al. 

  • The Red Ring/Little Leaf Syndrome and Metamasius hemipterus and Paramasius distortus Captures in Oil Palm in Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Bulgarelli J. et al. 

  • Oil Palm Pests and Pollinators in Tabasco, México.(PDF)

         Sánchez S. et al. 

  • The use of paclobutrazol in oil palm clones during the nursery stage. (PDF)

         Carvajal E. et al. 

No.17, 1998 Content

  • Advanced Oil Palm Planting Material:Vegetative Growth and Yield. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml. et al. 

  • Seasonal Variation in the Oil Extraction Rate in Oil Palm. (PDF)

         Alvarado A., Steling F. 

No.16, 1997 Content

  • Common Spear Rot/Crown Disease in Oil Palm: Effect on growth and initial yields. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C Ml. et al. 

  • The Effect of Climate and Oil Palm Age on Variation in Some Bunch Components in Coto, Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Sterling F. et al. 

  • The Presence of Strategus aloeus L. (Scarabaeidae) in the State of Tabasco, Mexico. (PDF)

         Sanchez S., Ortiz F. 

No.15, 1997 Content

  • Oil and Kernel Extraction Rates in the Oil Palm Industry in Costa Rica, Central America: country report. (PDF)

         Peralta F. et al. 

  • Agronomic factors associated with ‘common spear rot/crown disease’ in oil palm. (PDF)

         Alvarado A. et al. 

No.14, 1996 Content

  • Oil Palm Planting Materials by ASD de Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Escobar R. et al. 

No.13, 1996 Content

  • There is no (known) Danger in Importing Palm Diseases Through Oil Palm Seed Imports from Costa Rica.. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml., Umaña C. 

  • Natural Enemies of Harmful Arthropods in Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) in Tropical America. (PDF)

         Mexzón R., Chinchilla C. Ml. 

No.12, 1996 Content

  • The biology of Sibine megasomoides Walker (Lepidoptera, Limacodidae):observations of the pest in oil palm in Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Mexón R. et al. 

  • A Pheromone Based Trapping System for Rhynchophorus palmarum and Metamasius hemipterus(PDF)

         Chinchilla C.Ml. et al. 

  • Crown Disease /Common Spear Rot in Oil Palms: Genetic Differences and Effect on Initial Production. (PDF)

         Sterling F., Alvarado A. 

No.11, 1995 Content

  • The History of Oil Palm Breeding in the United Fruit Company. (PDF)

         Richardson D. L. 

  • Ekona and Calabar (Ghana) as Alternative Sources of Male Parents in the Commercial Production of Oil Palm Seeds. (PDF)

         Sterling F., Alvarado A. 

No.10, 1995 Content

  • Diurnal predatory birds and damage caused by rats in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) in Honduras. (PDF)

         Padilla M. et al. 

  • Moisture content/relative humidity equilibrium of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) kernels produced in Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Jimenez R. et al. 

  • Subsoiling in oil palm.. (PDF)

         Ortiz R. 

No.9, 1995 Content

  • Guidelines for testing and selecting parent palms in oil palm: Practical aspects and statistical methods. (PDF)

         Breure C, Verdooren L. 

No.8, 1994 Content

  • Calibration of a capacitance-type moisture meter for oil palm kernels Elaeis guineensis).. (PDF)

         Alizaga R. et al. 

  • Biología y hábitos de Rhynchophorus palmarum L. asociado a la palma aceitera en Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Mexzón et al. 

  • Tillage effect on young oil palm growth in Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Ortiz R., Durán N.

No.7, 1993 Content

  • Studies on the etiology of the crown disease / spear rot syndrome in oil palm. (PDF)

         Monge J. et al. 

No.6, 1992 Content

  • Mulch and antitranspirant application for water conservation in oil palm plantations in Costa Rica. (PDF)

         Villalobos E. et al. 

  • Early growth of young oil palms under different leguminous cover crops. (PDF)

         Ortiz R, Fernández O. 

  • Mulch and fertilizer effect on soil nutrient content, water conservation and oil palm growth. (PDF)

        Rubén Ortiz et al. 

Contenido - No.5, 1992

  • Captures of Rhynchophorus palmarum in traps baited with the male-produced aggregation pheromone. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C Ml., Oehlschlager C. 

  • Management of the American palm weevil Rhynchophorus palmarum and the red ring disease in oil palm by pheromone-based trapping. (PDF)

         Oehlschlager C., Chinchilla C.Ml. 

Contenido - No.3, 1991

  • Variation in the total of unsaturated fatty acids in oil extracted from different oil palm germplasm. (PDF)

         Chávez C., Sterling F. 

  • Symptoms associated with water deficit in oil palm. (PDF)

         Umaña C., Chinchilla C.Ml. 

Contenido - No.2, 1991

  • Pollinating insects and the pollination of oil palms in Central America. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C. Ml. Richardson D.L. 

Contenido - No.1, 1991

  • The red ring-little leaf syndrome in oil palm and coconuts. (PDF)

         Chinchilla C.Ml.