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Associate Professor Ignacio Lopez Campbell PhD, BAgrEng

Associate Professor in Pasture Science

School of Agriculture and Environment

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: Ext. 85786
    Location: AHB 3.07, Ag. Hort. Building
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2000)
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering - Universidad Catolica of Valparaiso, Chile (1989)

Prizes and Awards

  • Best pastoral research, XXXVIII Annual Congress of the Chilean Society of Animal Production, Chile: Ivelic J., Zúñiga F., Valle S., López I., Dec D. and Dörner J. Effect of different pasture improvement strategies on the functional resistance and resilience of the porous system of an Andisol under sheep grazing. - Chilean Society of Animal Production (2013)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Pasture ecology, Soil - pastures - grazing animals relationships, Pasture condition and trend, Pasture production, Pastures environmental constraints tolerance, Pasture species competition, Pasture species ecotypes and phenotypic plasticity, Pasture species and soil water availability, Pasture species physiology, Selective and preferential grazing, Sustainable pasture improvement.

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Agro-ecosystem Function and Prediction (070301): Agronomy (070302): Crop and Pasture Nutrition (070306): Crop and Pasture Production (070300)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Descalzi, CA., López, IF., Kemp, PD., Dörner, J., & Ordóñez, I. (2019). Pasture restoration improvement methods for temperate degraded pastures and consequences of the climatic seasonality on soil–pasture complex. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science.
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Loaiza, P., Balocchi, O., de la Barra, C., & López, IF. (2019). Perennial ryegrass productivity and nutritive quality as affected by frequency of nitrogen fertilizer addition. Grassland Science. 65(2), 86-92
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Negrón, M., López, I., & Dörner, J. (2019). Consequences of intensive grazing by dairy cows of contrasting live weights on volcanic ash topsoil structure and pasture dynamics. Soil and Tillage Research. 189, 88-97
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Descalzi, C., Balocchi, O., López, I., Kemp, P., & Dörner, J. (2018). Different soil structure and water conditions affect the growing response of lolium perenne l. And bromus valdivianus phil. growing alone or in mixture. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 18(3), 617-635
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Ordóñez, I., López, IF., Kemp, PD., Descalzi, CA., Horn, R., Zúñiga, F., . . . Dörner, J. (2018). Effect of pasture improvement managements on physical properties and water content dynamics of a volcanic ash soil in southern Chile. Soil and Tillage Research. 178, 55-64
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Hodgkinson, SM., Polanco, C., Aceiton, L., & Lopez, IF. (2017). Animal research paper: Pasture intake and grazing behaviour of growing European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) and domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domesticus, Landrace×Large White) in a semi-extensive production system. Journal of Agricultural Science. 155(10), 1659-1668
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I.
Loaiza, P., Balocchi, O., & López, IF. (2017). Changes in water-soluble carbohydrates relative to crude protein in perennial ryegrass in response to defoliation frequency. Grassland Science. 63(3), 159-168
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Flores, PG., Lopez Campbell, IF., Kemp, PD., & Dorner, J. (2017). Sustainable pasture improvement in the South of Chile. Advances in plants and agriculture research. 6(6), 1-3 Retrieved from http://medcraveonline.com/APAR/
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Flores, PG., López, IF., Kemp, PD., Dörner, J., & Zhang, B. (2017). Prediction by decision tree modelling of the relative magnitude of functional group abundance in a pasture ecosystem in the south of Chile. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 239, 38-50
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Kemp, PD., Flores, PG., Dorner, J., & Zhang, B. (2016). Decision tree model: A tool for pasture management. Agro Sur. 44(2), 3-10 Retrieved from http://agrosur-journal.cl/agrosur/
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., & Kemp, PD. (2016). Hill country pastures in the southern North Island of New Zealand: an overview. Grassland Research and Practice. 16, 289-297
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Balocchi, OA., Alvarez, X., Flores, P., & Latrille, L. (2016). Selectivity of Bromus valdivianus Phil., Lolium perenne L. and Agrostis capillaris L. by grazing dairy cows. Agro Sur. 44(3), 53-65 Retrieved from http://agrosur-journal.cl/agrosur/
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Ivelic-Sáez, J., Zúñiga, F., Valle, S., López, I., Dec, D., & Dörner, J. (2015). Functional resistance and resilience of the pore system of an andisol exposed to different strategies of pasture improvement under sheep grazing. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 15(3), 663-679
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Keim, JP., López, IF., & Balocchi, OA. (2015). Sward herbage accumulation and nutritive value as affected by pasture renovation strategy. Grass and Forage Science. 70(2), 283-295
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Chauveau, M., Gasto, J., Lopez Campbell, IF., Clunes, J., & Dorner, J. (2015). Efecto del cambio de manejo de una pradera degradada sobre la resiliencia fisica de un suelo en la precordillera andina de la Araucania. Agro Sur. 43, 19-28
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Ramirez, M., Keim, JP., & Balocchi, O. (2014). Vegetational dynamics of sown pastures with native and naturalized species with and without fertilizer application. Agro sur. , 3-14 Retrieved from http://agrosur-journal.cl/agrosur/
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Zúñiga, F., Ivelic-Sáez, J., López, I., Huygens, D., & Dörner, FJ. (2015). Temporal dynamics of the physical quality of an Andisol under a grazing system subjected to different pasture improvement strategies. Soil and Tillage Research. 145, 233-241
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Rivero, MJ., Lopez Campbell, IF., & Hodgkinson, SM. (2014). Pasture dry matter intake in European wild boars (Sus scrofa L.) as affected by herbage allowance. Journal of Animal Science. 91, 1758-1764
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Hodgkinson, SM., Matus, F., & Lopez, IF. (2013). Behavior of grazing European wild boar (Sus scrofa) in a semi-extensive production system. Ciencia e Investigacion Agraria. 40(1), 193-199
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I.
Rivero, MJ., López, IF., & Hodgkinson, SM. (2013). Pasture dry matter consumption in European wild boars (Sus scrofa L.) as affected by herbage allowance. Journal of Animal Science. 91(4), 1758-1764
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I.
Keim, JP., López, IF., & Berthiaume, R. (2014). Nutritive value, in vitro fermentation and methane production of perennial pastures as affected by botanical composition over a growing season in the south of Chile. Animal Production Science. 54(5), 598-607
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Keim, JP., Valderrama, X., Alomar, D., & López, IF. (2013). In situ rumen degradation kinetics as affected by type of pasture and date of harvest. Scientia Agricola. 70(6), 405-414
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Rivero, J., López, I., & Hodgkinson, S. (2013). Pasture consumption and grazing behaviour of European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) under continuous and rotational grazing systems. Livestock Science. 154(1-3), 175-183
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I.
Hodgkinson, SM., Matus, F., & Lopez Campbell, IF. (2013). Behaviour of grazing European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in a semi-extensive production system. Ciencia e Investigación Agraria. 40(1), 193-199
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I.
Dörner, J., Zúñiga, F., & López, I. (2013). Short-term effects of different pasture improvement treatments on the physical quality of an andisol. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 13(2), 381-399
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
López, IF., Kemp, PD., Dörner, J., Descalzi, CA., Balocchi, OA., & García, S. (2013). Competitive Strategies and Growth of Neighbouring Bromus valdivianus Phil. and Lolium perenne L. Plants Under Water Restriction. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science. 199(6), 449-459
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Dec, D., Dörner, J., Balocchi, O., & López, I. (2012). Temporal dynamics of hydraulic and mechanical properties of an Andosol under grazing. Soil and Tillage Research. 125, 44-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Hodgkinson, SM., Cárcamo, A., & López, I. (2011). Selective grazing of Lolium perenne and Plantago lanceolata by growing European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in a semi-extensive system. Livestock Science. 140(1-3), 268-274
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I.
Balocchi, OA., & López, IF. (2009). Herbage production, nutritive value and grazing preference of diploid and tetraploid perennial ryegrass cultivars (Lolium perenne L.). Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research. 69(3), 331-339
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Hodgkinson, SM., López, IF., & Navarrete, S. (2009). Ingestion of energy, protein and amino acids from pasture by grazing European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in a semi-extensive production system. Livestock Science. 122(2-3), 222-226
[Journal article]Authored by: Hodgkinson, S., Lopez Campbell, I., Navarrete Quijada, S.
Lpez, IF., Balocchi, OA., Kemp, PD., & Vald́s, C. (2009). Phenotypic variability in Holcus lanatus L. in southern Chile: A strategy that enhances plant survival and pasture stability. Crop and Pasture Science. 60(8), 768-777
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
López, IF., Valentine, I., Lambert, MG., Hedderley, DI., & Kemp, PD. (2006). Plant functional groups in a heterogeneous environment. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research. 49(4), 439-450
[Journal article]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Doepel, L., Pacheco, D., Kennelly, JJ., Hanigan, MD., López, IF., & Lapierre, H. (2004). Milk protein synthesis as a function of amino acid supply. Journal of Dairy Science. 87(5), 1279-1297
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
López, IF., Lambert, MG., Mackay, AD., & Valentine, I. (2003). The influence of topography and pasture management on soil characteristics and herbage accumulation in hill pasture in the North Island of New Zealand. Plant and Soil. 255(2), 421-434
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
López, IF., Hodgson, J., Hedderley, DI., Valentine, I., & Lambert, MG. (2003). Selective defoliation by sheep according to slope and plant species in the hill country of New Zealand. Grass and Forage Science. 58(4), 339-349
[Journal article]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.

Book

Lopez Campbell, IF.(2016). O passado e o presente dos sistemas de produção agrícola.
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Dorner, J., Dec, D., Zuniga, F., Horn, R., Leiva, C., . . . Cuevas, JG.(2013). Changes in the Physical Quality of an Andosol under Different Management Intensities in Southern Chile. : CATENA Verlag GMBH
[Authored Book]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.

Conference

Lopez Campbell, IF., Ordoñez, IP., Kemp, PD., Donaghy, DJ., Herrmann, P., Hernández, F., . . . Bhatia, S. (2017). Pasture brome (Bromus valdivianus) leaf growth physiology: a six-leaf grass species. In SL. Woodward (Ed.) Agronomy New Zealand. Vol. 47 (pp. 13 - 22).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Donaghy, D., Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Ordonez, I., Dorner, J., Salas, R., Descalzi, C., & Kemp, PD.The impact of the pasture improvement strategies over the pore functioning and water dynamics of the soil. . Valdivia, Chile
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Descalzi, C., Dorner, JM., & Kemp, PD. (2016). Effect of soil water restriction and soil disturbance on Lolium perenne L. y Bromus valdivianus Phil. growth response. In R. Allende, F. Bas, P. Toro, & DL. Teixeira (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XLI (pp. 150 - 151). Chile: XLI Annual Congress of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Kemp, PD., & Lopez, IF. (2016). Hill country pastures in the southern North Island of New Zealand: An overview. In ER. Thom (Ed.) Hill Country Symposium. Vol. Grassland Research and practice Series No. 16 (pp. 289 - 297). : Hill Country Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Zuniga, F., Ivelic, J., Flores, P., Huygens, D., & Dorner, J. (2014). Effect of pasture improvement strategies on soil quality and pasture botanical composition and yield. Proceedings of the Chilean Soil Science Society. : XII Annual Conference of the Chilean Soil Science Society
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Zuniga, F., Ivelic, J., Huygens, D., & Dorner, J.Soil physical quality as an indicator to select a pasture improvement strategy in a degraded pasture grazed by sheep in Southern Chile. . San Luis, Potosi, Mexico
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Descalzi, CA., Dorner, JM., Kemp, PD., & Balocchi, OA. (2014). Evaluation of the establishment of Lolium perenne and Trifolium repens sowing through cultivated seedbed or direct drilling. Revista Argentina de Produccion Animal. Vol. 34 (pp. 574 - 574). : XXVII Meeting of the Argentinean Association of Animal Production/XXXIX Meeting of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Negron, ML., & Dorner, JM. (2014). Soil structural stability of an Andisol on permanent pastures grazed by dairy cows of contrasting live weight. Revista Argentina de Produccion Animal. Vol. 34 (pp. 573 - 573). : XXVII Meeting of the Argentinean Association of Animal Production/XXXIX Meeting of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Descalzi, CA., Dorner, JM., Kemp, PD., & Balocchi, OA. (2014). Evaluation of degraded pasture improvement methods for intensive grazing sheep systems. Revista Argentina de Produccion Animal. Vol. 34 (pp. 572 - 572). : XXVII Meeting of the Argentinean Association of Animal Production/XXXIX Meeting of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Loaiza, P., Balocchi, O., & De La Barra, C. (2013). Crude protein fractions are affected by pattern of nitrogen application in perennial ryegrass. In C. Barchiesi, & R. Morales (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVIII (pp. 112 - 113). : XXXVIII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Ivelic, J., Zuniga, F., Valle, S., Dec, D., & Dorner, J. (2013). Effect of different pasture improvement strategies on the functional resistance and resilience of the porous system of an Andisol under sheep grazing. In C. Barchiesi, & R. Morales (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVIII (pp. 156 - 157). Chile: XXXVIII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Zuniga, F., Ivelic, J., Huygens, D., & Dorner, J. (2013). Andisol quality, under sheep grazing system: an integrative view. In C. Brachiesi, & R. Morales (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVIII (pp. 178 - 179). : XXXVIII Annual Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Zuniga, F., Ivelic, J., & Dorner, J.Assessment soil quality grassland under sheep grazing. A temporal and integrative vision. . Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Zuniga, F., Dorner, J., Ivelic, J., & Huygens, D.Soil physical quality, a tool for sustainable development of sheep grazing systems. . Viña del Mar, Chile
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Nunez, C., & Hodgkinson, S. (2012). Selectivity between Lolium perenne L. and Bromus valdivianus Phil. by grazing European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) in summer. Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVII (pp. 193 - 194). : XXXVII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Loaiza, P., Balocchi, O., & Bertrand, A. (2012). Soluble carbohydrate content composition of a Lolium perenne L. as affected by nitrogen supply and defoliation frequency. Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVII (pp. 173 - 174). : XXXVII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Keim, JP., & Berthiaume, R. (2012). In vitro ruminal fermentation of naturalised and sown pastures from Southern Chile. In F. Ortega, P. Williams, & M. Doussoulin (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVII (pp. 65 - 66). Chile: XXXVII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Rivero, J., & Hodgkinson, S. (2012). Pasture consumption of European wild boar (Sus scrofa L.) under continuous and rotational grazing. In F. Ortega, P. Williams, & M. Doussoulin (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVII (pp. 59 - 60). : XXXVII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Vera, N., Flores, P., Kemp, P., & Dorner, J. (2012). Selectivity of B. valdivianus and L. perenne in improved pastures by grazing sheep during Autumn. In F. Ortega, P. Williams, & M. Doussoulin (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVII (pp. 185 - 186). : XXXVII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.
Lopez Campbell, IF., Flores, P., Kemp, PD., & Dorner, J. (2012). Early succession of pasture species in a degraded pasture as a response to fertiliser application and intensive grazing by sheep. In F. Ortega, P. Williams, & M. Doussoulin (Eds.) Proceedings of the Chilean Society of Animal Production. Vol. XXXVII (pp. 183 - 184). Chile: XXXVII Conference of the Chilean Society of Animal Production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Kemp, P., Lopez Campbell, I.

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 2 0
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Javier Garcia Favre - Doctor of Philosophy
    Agricultural function of Bromus valdivianus as part of New Zealand grazing systems
  • Ivan Ordonez Vasquez - Doctor of Philosophy
    Pursuing pasture sustainability through species diversity and soil-plant interactions

Co-supervisor of:

  • Tom Smith - Doctor of Philosophy
    Integration of native and exotic vegetation into grazed hill country systems in New Zealand to create more sustainable agricultural landscapes
  • Visna Weerarathne - Doctor of Philosophy
    Improved water use efficiency in perennial ryegrass

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