Perfil

Grado académico

Ph.D., Agronomy
Master of Science (MS), Agronomy

Área de investigación

Analítica de Datos Avanzada

Cursos impartidos

Econometría
Taller de Título II

Email

rodrigo.ortega@usm.cl

Rodrigo Ortega B.

Jefe de Carrera, Técnico Universitario en Administración de Empresas, Sede Concepción
Ph.D., Agronomy, Colorado State University, United States

Reseña del académico

Académico e investigador en el Departamento de Ingeniería Comercial de la Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, además de socio fundador y presidente de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Agricultura de Precisión (2018-2020). Asesor Internacional en suelos y agricultura de precisión. Director del Grupo de Investigación en Suelo, Planta, Agua y Ambiente (GISPA). Autor o co-autor de más de 130 publicaciones científicas y divulgativas.

Formación

  • D., Agronomy, Colorado State University, United States.
  • Master of Science (MS), Agronomy, Colorado State University, Estados Unidos.
  • Licenciado en Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad de Concepción, Chile.
  • Ingeniero Agrónomo, Universidad de Concepción, Chile.

Publicaciones

  • Gómez-Lagos, J.E., González-Araya, M.C., Ortega Blu, R., Acosta Espejo, L.. A new method based on machine learning to forecast fruit yield using spectrometric data: analysis in a fruit supply chain context. Precision Agric 24, 326–352 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-022-09947-7
  • Poblete, Hugo, Ortega-Blu, Rodrigo, Martínez, María Mercedes, & Fincheira, Paola. (2021). Integrated nutrient management as a sustainable strategy to recover a decayed Pear (Pyrus communis) orchard. Scientia Agropecuaria, 12(3), 319-327. https://dx.doi.org/10.17268/sci.agropecu.2021.035
  • Albornoz, V.M., Araneda, L. and Ortega, R. 2021. Planning and scheduling of selective harvest with management zones delineation. Annals of Operations Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-021-04112-1.
  • Ortega-Blu, R., Martínez-Salgado, M.M., Ospina, P. et al. 2020. Nitrate Concentration in Leafy Vegetables from the Central Zone of Chile: Sources and Environmental Factors. J Soil Sci Plant Nutr 20, 964–972.
  • Angulo, J.; Martínez-Salgado, M.M.; Ortega-Blu, R.; Fincheira, P. 2020. Combined effects of chemical fertilization and microbial inoculant on nutrient use efficiency and soil quality indicators. Scientia Agropecuaria 11(3): 375-380
  • Albornoz, V.M., Véliz, M.I., Ortega, R. and Ortíz, V. 2020. Integrated versus hierarchical approach for zone delineation and crop planning under uncertainty. Annals of Operations Research 286: 617-634.
  • Reyes, J.F., Ortega, R.A., and Esquivel, W.D. 2020. Biogas and Humic Biofertilizer Production from Biphasic Anaerobic Digestion of Fruit and Vegetable Waste with Lignocellulosic Packing. American Journal of Engineering Research 9(8):55-65.
  • Gómez-Lagos, J.E., González-Araya, M.C., Ortega Blu, R.A., Acosta Espejo, L.G. 2019. Using data mining techniques to forecast the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) in table grape. ICORES 2019 – Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Operations Research and Enterprise Systems pp. 189-194.
  • Ortega Blu, Rodrigo. 2019. Innovación y tecnología para mejorar la sustentabilidad agrícola en el sector pecuario. Rev Colomb Cienc Pecu 2019; 32: 22-33.
  • Orellana, M.C.; Ortega, R.; Martínez, M.M. 2019. Metodología in vitro para estimar los efectos en promoción de crecimiento en suelos bajo manejo integrado de la nutrición. Scientia Agropecuaria 10(3): 413 – 422.
  • Ortega, Rodrigo and Martinez, Maria. 2019. Sustainable Use of Animal Slurries in Chile. Dairy and Vet Sci J. 2019; 13(2): 555857.DOI: 10.19080/JDVS.2019.13.555857.
  • Martínez Salgado, Maria M, Ortega Blu, Rodrigo, Janssens, Marc and Fincheira, Paola. 2019. Grape pomace compost as a source of organic matter: Evolution of quality parameters to evaluate maturity and stability. Journal of Cleaner Production. 216(10):56-63.
  • Martinez, M. Mercedes; Ortega, Rodrigo; Janssens, Marc, and Fincheira, Paola. 2018. Use of organic amendments in table grape: effect on plant root system and soil quality indicators. J. Soil Sci. Plant Nutr.18(1):100-113
  • Fincheira-Robles P., María Mercedes Martínez-Salgado, Rodrigo Ortega-Blu, Marc Janssens 2018. Indicadores de calidad de suelo en Uva de Mesa ( vitis vitifera) bajo manejo Integrado de la Nutricion. Scientia Agropecuaria 9(1): 17-24
  • Gutiérrez, Viviana; Ortega – Blu, Rodrigo; Molina – Roco, Mauricio; Martínez, María M. 2017. Efficiency of three buffers for extracting B-glucosidase enzyme in different soil orders: Evaluating the role of soil organic matter Scientia Agropecuaria 8(4): 419-429
  • Ortega, R. and Molina, M. 2016. Evaluation of vegetation indices and apparent soil electrical conductivity for site-specific vineyard management in Chile. Precision Agriculture. 17:434–450.
  • Martínez, M., Ortega, M. Janssens, J. Angulo, and P. Fincheira. 2016. Selection of maturity indices for compost derived from grape pomace. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 2016, 16 (2), 262-267.
  • Paola Fincheira-Robles;  María  Mercedes  Martínez-Salgado;  Rodrigo Ortega-Blu; Marc Janssens. 2016. Compost  and humic  substance  effects on  soil  parameters  of  Vitis  vinifera L cv Thompson seedless. Scientia Agropecuaria 7 (3): 291 – 296.
  • Reyes, J.F., W. Esquivel, D. Cifuentes, R. Ortega. 2015. Field testing of an automatic control system for variable rate fertilizer application. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 113:260–265.
  • Janssens, H. Gaese, N. Keutgen, R. Ortega, J.C. Torrico, J. Pohlan. 2015. Integrating agricultural and environmental sustainability across generations: The never-ending quest for the golden fleece. Journal of Natural Resources and Development. Vol. 5, pp. 17-28.