ISSN 0718-3429 online version
ISSN 0073-4675 print version


Basic information

IDESIA is a scientific publication of the Universidad de Tarapacá, which publishes four numbers per year (every three months); the journal is also available in and It includes original, unpublished research by public or private entities, Chilean or foreign, in the areas of flora, fauna, technology, environment, economy and production in arid and semi-arid areas.

DESIA publishes articles preferably in English, but also accepts articles in spanish.

Information services

The articles published in IDESIA are indexed or summarized by:

  • Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI)
  • Índice Agrícola de América Latina y el Caribe (IICA)
  • International Society of Pest Information (ISPI)
  • International Periodicals Directory (Ulrich´s)
  • Sistema Interamericano de Información Agrícola (Agrinter)
  • Bibliografía Agrícola Chilena (Sistema Nacional de Información Agrícola)
  • Google Scholar
  • Biological Abstracts (BA)
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • Agris
  • Periódica de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journal)
  • SciELO
  • Scopus



In some articles there are used commercial names, which does not mean a suggestion or recommendation.

The responsibility of the contents of the reports is exclusively of the authors.

The total or partial reproduction of the reports in this publication is allowed as long as the original source is quoted. Please quote: IDESIA - CHILE.


The publication of this journal IDESIA is financially supported by:

  • Universidad de Tarapacá

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