Instituto de Investigaciones
en Biociencias Agrícolas y Ambientales


Juan Manuel Herrera


  • Ingeniero Agrónomo (UBA 2001)
  • PhD (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology 2006)

Cargos actuales

  • Agroscope – Instituto de Producción Vegetal (IPV) – Suiza.
  • INBA (Ad-honorem) – Facultad de Agronomía UBA.

Áreas de interés en investigación

  • Sustentabilidad de sistemas agrícolas.
  • Mejoramiento genético vegetal.
  • Interacciones genotipo por sistemas de cultivo.
  • Uso de sensores remotos y proximales en la producción vegetal.

Publicaciones en revistas con referato (últimos 5 años)

  • Casali L, Rubio G, Herrera JM. Drought and temperature limit differently tropical and temperate maize hybrids in a Subtropical region Agronomy for sustainable development. In press.
  • Herrera JM, Levy Häner L, Holzkämper A, Pellet D (2018) Evaluation of ridge regression for country-wide prediction of genotype-specific grain yields of wheat. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 252:1-9.
  • Noulas C, Herrera JM, Tziouvalekas M, Qin R (2018) Agronomic Assessment of Nitrogen Use Efficiency in spring wheat and interrelations with leaf greenness under field conditions. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. In press.
  • Qin R, Noulas C, Herrera JM (2017) Morphology and distribution of wheat and maize roots as affected by tillage systems and soil physical parameters in temperate climates: an overview. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, pp. 1-16.
  • Gfeller A, Herrera JM, Tschuy F, Wirth J (2018) Explanations for Amaranthus retroflexus growth suppression by cover crops. Crop Protection 104: 11-20.
  • Gauthier M, Pellet D, Monney C, Herrera JM, Rougier M, Baux A (2017) Fatty acids composition of oilseed rape genotypes as affected by solar radiation and temperature. Field Crops Research: 104: 11-20.
  • Levy Häner L, Courvoisier N, Rechsteiner S, Herrera JM, Brabant C, Hund A, Weissflog T, Dierauer H, Pellet D (2017) Winter Wheat: A Review of 15 years of variety research under extensive management. Recherche Agronomique Suisse: In press.
  • Herrera JM, Büchi L, Rubio G, Torres-Guerrero C, Wendling M, Stamp P, Pellet D (2017) Root decomposition at high and low N supply throughout a crop rotation. European Journal of Agronomy 84: 105-112.
  • Levy Häner L, Courvoisier N, Herrera JM, Brabant C, Pellet D (2016) Protein potential of winter wheat varieties. Recherche Agronomique Suisse 7: 364-371.
  • Herrera JM, Noulas C, Stamp P, Pellet D (2016) Little potential of spring wheat genotypes as a strategy to reduce nitrogen leaching in central Europe. Agronomy 6: 29.
  • Herrera JM, Rubio G, Levy Häner L, Delgado JA, Lucho-Constantino CA, Islas-Valdez S and Pellet D (2016) Emerging and established technologies to increase nitrogen use efficiency of cereals. Agronomy 6: 25.
  • Islas-Valdez S, Beltrán-Hernández RI, Gómez-Mercado R, Jiménez-Gonzalez A, Herrera JM, Lucho-Constantino CA (2015) Biological effectiveness of liquid biofertilizer in barley. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
  • Noulas C, Alexiou I, Karyotis T, Herrera JM, Toulios M (2015) Relationship between the Isotope Dilution and the difference methods for assessing fertilizer nitrogen recovery efficiency. Advances in Geoecology 44: 143-153.
  • Levy-Häner L, Stamp P, Kreuzer M, Herrera JM and Pellet D (2015) Environmental effects on the expression of genotypic differences in wheat grain viscosity. Crop Science 55: 1311-1319.
  • Baudron F, Delmotte S, Corbeels M, Herrera JM, Tittonell P (2014) Multi-scale trade-off analysis of cereal residue use for livestock feeding vs. soil mulching in the Mid-Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe. Agricultural Systems 134: 97-106.
  • Mulvaney MJ, Verhulst N, Herrera JM, Mezzalama M, Govaerts B (2014) Improved wheat performance with seed treatments under dry sowing on permanent raised beds. Field Crops Research 164: 189-198.
  • Noulas C, Herrera JM, Alexiou I, Karyotis T, Liedgens M, Stamp P and Toulios M (2014) Nitrogen leaching of spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes varying in nitrogen-related traits. Journal of Plant Nutrition 37: 1012-1024.
  • Herrera JM, Verhulst N, Trethowan R, Stamp P and Govaerts B (2013) Insights into genotype by tillage interaction effects on the grain yield of wheat and maize. Crop Science 53: 1845-1859.
  • Herrera JM, Verhulst N, Trethowan R, Stamp P and Govaerts B (2013) Insights into genotype by tillage interaction effects on the grain yield of wheat and maize. Crop Science 53: 1845-1859.
  • Herrera JM, Stamp P and Liedgens M (2013) Root growth of spring wheat genotypes varying in nitrogen uptake and other nitrogen-related traits. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 176: 561-571.
  • Faget M, Nagel K, Walter A, Herrera JM, Jahnke S, Schurr U and Temperton V (2013) Root-root interactions - extending our perspective to be more inclusive of the range of theories in ecology and agriculture using in-vivo analyses. Annals of Botany 112: 253-266.
  • Torres-Guerrero CA, Etchevers BJD, Fuentes MH, Govaerts B, De-León González F, Herrera JM (2013) Influencia de la raíces sobre la agregación del suelo. Terra Latinoamericana 31: 57-70.
  • Noulas C, Alexiou I, Herrera JM and Stamp P (2013) Course of dry matter and nitrogen accumulation of spring wheat genotypes known to vary in parameters of nitrogen use efficiency. Journal of Plant Nutrition 36: 1201-1218.
  • Britschgi D, Stamp P and Herrera JM (2013) Root growth of neighbouring maize and weeds studied with minirhizotrons. Weed Science 61: 319-327.
  • Schulthess U, Timsina J, Herrera JM and McDonald A (2013) Mapping field-scale yield gaps for maize: an example from Bangladesh. Field Crops Research 143: 151-156.