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Agronomist, PhD from the University of Córdoba (Spain), scientific researcher at the Sustainable Agriculture Institute of CSIC, in Córdoba and member of the Water for Food Global institute at the University of Nebraska. His specialty is management, irrigation engineering and hydrology. He was a visiting researcher at CSIRO (Australia) and at the Universities of California-Davis, Nebraska-Lincoln and São Paulo. He also collaborated with international organizations such as FAO, where he was an international specialist. He currently develops his research activity mainly in Andalucía (Spain), but also in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Luciano Mateos regularly publishes articles on irrigation in international magazines.
Danielle Zaccaria, a specialist in Cooperative Extension, an assistant in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, specializes in water management and irrigation. Zaccaria holds a doctorate in civil and environmental engineering from Utah State University. He served as a researcher at the International Center for Advanced Agronomic Studies in the Mediterranean in Italy before joining UC Davis College in 2013.
PhD in Agricultural Engineering, works at the Andalusian Institute for Agricultural Research and Training in Fisheries, Food and Organic Production (IFAPA). Specialist in Management of water distribution systems for sustainable agriculture. Current research: sustainable management in the irrigation automation community and control of water distribution systems, evaluation of energy efficiency and the application of irrigation and hydrometry methods. Calibration of meter elements to measure water consumption.
hD in Philosophy in Engineering, Water Resources University of California, USA. Agronomist, University of Concepción. AREAS OF SPECIALTY: Optimization of Water Resources in Agriculture and Irrigation Systems. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Full Professor / Emeritus at the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering at the Universidad de Concepción. Undergraduate courses: Design of micro irrigation systems, Hydraulic Surface Irrigation. Postgraduate courses taught: Water Resource Optimization. NETWORKS IN WHICH YOU COLLABORATE: National Council for Innovation for Development CNID, UCDavis Chile, Colegio Posgrado Chapingo
Ph.D. in Agricultural Climatology from Iowa State University, Ames, Dr. Snyder has expertise in biometeorology, climatology, irrigation management, evapotranspiration modeling, frost protection, energy balance in irrigated areas and climate risk analysis. He was one of the creators of the California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS). He is currently a meteorology specialist at the University of California, Davis and works with the California Department of Water Resources on several projects.
She works as a researcher at the CSIC Institute of Sustainable Agriculture (IAS). Agronomist from the University of Córdoba and doctor from the Australian National University, she has worked on water use efficiency and sustainable intensification of annual cropping systems in Syria, Australia, Mauritania, California and Spain. In 1998, he joined FAO as an Agriculture Officer to provide technical support to developing countries on issues related to cereal production and participatory research strategies in agronomy. In 2004 he joined the Institute of Sustainable Agriculture (IAS-CSIC) where he started a line of work in conservation agriculture and from where he continues to support other countries.
Civil Agricultural Engineer and PhD in Engineering from the University of Nebraska, Luis Octavio Lagos, is currently Director of the Department of Water Resources at the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering at the Universidad de Concepción. He is part of the team at the Research and Technologies Laboratory for Water Resources Management in Agriculture, ITECMA2, and is part of the management team at the Water Resources Research Center for Agriculture and Mining. His research focuses mainly on water resources, engineering applied to irrigation systems and water management in agriculture. This becomes visible through his research aimed at precision irrigation with central pivots and the study of the amount of water needed for each crop using satellite images.
Master in Hydraulic Engineering by the Polytechnic of Bari and PhD. In Irrigation Engineering at the Technical University of Lisbon, Lamaddalena has worked for over 20 years in agricultural engineering and water resources management, with a focus on design, performance analysis and management of water systems. large-scale distribution, new delivery technologies with associated modeling development in conditions of water scarcity, governance models of Water Users Associations. He served as a university professor at the Polytechnic of Bari (Italy) from 2007 to 2012. Scientific and technical activities were combined with the management of many water-related development projects in southern Europe, northern Africa and the Near East, also in cooperation with International Research Centers and Universities.
Researcher Responsible for the laboratory - IRSTEA, Montpelier (France) and Coordinator of R & D in Irrigation Technologies. He graduated in Agricultural Techniques Engineer (ENITA de Bordeaux) from 1983 to 1986. He holds a European Master's in Water Management in Agriculture (ENGREF et USTL) in 1990 - 1991. Doctor in agronomy (Montpellier Sup Agro). Senior Engineer, manager of the French National Laboratory for Research and Testing in Irrigation Equipment, Irstea (ex-Cemagref), Aix-en-provence, organizer of the International Network of Laboratory Tests in Irrigation (INITL). B. Molle is involved in several research projects to understand the paths of distribution systems (dripping and spraying) of performance in the real climate and the conditions of water quality.
Assistant specialist in cooperative extension in viticulture in the Department of Viticulture and Oenology. It is based at the department's Oakville Station, a 40-acre research vineyard in Napa Valley. Kurtural received his Ph.D. in plant biology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He was an associate professor in viticulture and oenology at Fresno State before joining UC Davis faculty in 2015.
Master's degree in Israel at the Faculty of Agriculture in Rehovot of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and research at the Volcani Center between 1987 - 1990. Focus on irrigated and fertigated field and horticultural crops. Extending the season in Israel in Genetics and Plant Physiology at the seed companies Zeraim Gedera and Hazera between 1991 - 1995. In 1996, I returned to Brazil, after 10 years in Israel with consulting activities in fertigation, in addition to having worked for 5 years in Haifa Chemicals between 1999 - 2004, and 11 years at ICL Fertilizantes Especiais between 2007 - 2017. Currently a consultant for Dimenstein Consultoria on topics of fertigation and plant nutrition. Consultant for the development of new special fertilizers for ADOB from Poland.
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid (1999), master's degree in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Paraíba (2001) and doctorate in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (ESALq-USP, 2005) and post- PhD in plant physiology from the Federal University of Ceará (UFC) (2012). He was Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Soil Science and Vice Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Soil and Water Management / UFERSA. He is an associate professor in the Department of Agronomy and eng. Forestry of the Agricultural Sciences Center of the Federal Rural University of the Semi-arid; general supervisor of the Laboratory of Soil Water and Plant Analysis (LASAP / UFERSA) and researcher at the National Institute of Science and Technology in Salinity (INCTSal). He acts as an advisor for undergraduate students in Agronomy and for postgraduate students in Soil and Water Management (Master and Doctorate). It mainly works on the following themes: Efficiency in the use of water and nutrients by plants; Tolerance of agricultural crops to salinity; use and management of saline and wastewater for irrigation; Management of saline and sodium soils; Plant ecophysiology.
He graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the University of São Paulo (1979), specialized in irrigation at Utah State University (1984), Master in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (1991) and PhD in Irrigation Engineering at Utah State University (2005). He was responsible for the irrigation equipment evaluation area at the National Center for Agricultural Engineering (CENEA-MA) and served as secretary and chairman of the Irrigation Equipment Commission of the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards. He is currently a professor at the Federal University of Lavras, working in the area of ​​Water and Soil Engineering, with an emphasis on the evaluation of irrigation equipment and numerical simulations of the processes associated with engineering and irrigation management (uniformity of water application and water flow on the ground).
Agronomist, graduated from ESALQ / USP, class of 1993, completed his master's degree in 1996 at the same institution, area of ​​concentration Irrigation and Drainage and completed his doctorate in Agricultural Engineering at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in 2001. He is currently Pro Dean Research, Postgraduate and Extension at the University of Uberaba (UNIUBE). He is a permanent professor in the Professional Master's programs in Chemical Engineering (UNIUBE) and Plant Production (IFTM).
Lourival Ferreira Cavalcante PhD in Agronomy, on the subject of soil degraded by salts of the Irrigation Perimeter of São Gonçalo, Sousa-PB, by the School of Agriculture “Luiz de Queiróz” -ESALQ / USP, Piracicaba-SP, in 1985, retired professor by the Center for Agricultural Sciences, Federal University of Paraíba, Areia - Paraíba, in 2012. Permanent professor of the Graduate Programs in Agronomy / CCA / UFPB and Agricultural Sciences (Agroecology) / CCHSA / UFPB, respectively in the municipalities of Areia in Paraíba and Bananeiras, a research productivity fellow from the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. It has always developed its activities on soils and water affected by salts, using the culture of the yellow passion fruit (Passiflora edulis Sims) more frequently.
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the School of Agronomy of the Northeast / Federal University of Paraíba (1966-1969). Master in Phytotechnics from the Luiz de Queiroz School of Agriculture / USP (1970-1971). PhD in Soils and Plant Nutrition from ESALQ / USP (1972-1974). Completed a postdoctoral program at the University of Arizona, Tucson / AZ, USA (Aug-1989 / Dec-1990), in production physiology, with an emphasis on Horticulture. He was a member of the Scientific and Technological Council of CNPq, Professor at the Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences of Jaboticabal / UNESP, UFPB and UFCG. He was Technical Advisor at the National Institute of the Semi-Arid and Senior Visiting Professor at the State University of Paraíba. He is currently a Visiting Professor at the Academic Unit in Agricultural Engineering at UFCG. He has experience in the areas of Agronomy and Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Production Physiology, acting mainly on abiotic stress (saline, water and hypoxic / anoxitic), as well as in Ecophysiology of Caatinga species. To date, he has participated in the publication of more than 180 papers in specialized scientific journals and has supervised / co-supervised more than 100 students, at various levels of qualification, with 35 doctors already qualified under his supervision / co-supervision.
Graduated in Forest Engineering and Agricultural Degree from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco. He holds a master's degree in Botany from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco and a doctorate in Natural Sciences (Ecology) in Germany from Bielefeld Universität and a post-doctorate in Agricultural Engineering (Ecology of Halophytes) from the Federal University of Ceará. He is currently an Associate Professor at the State University of Ceará, next to the Biological Sciences Course. Coordinates the institution's Ecology Laboratory. He is a member of the faculty of the Academic Master in Natural Sciences. He has experience in the field of Restoration and Conservation Ecology, with an emphasis on Ecosystems, working mainly on the following themes: Ecophysiology of halophytes, soil salinity, permaculture, semiarid biodiversity, bioprospecting with Caatinga plants, use of natural resources, Monitoring and analysis environmental impacts. Develops research related to Bioinvasion and Phytoremediation.
Agricultural Engineering and Master in Civil Engineering from UFPB. PhD in Agricultural Engineering from UFV. Full Professor at the Federal University of Campina Grande-UFCG / PB. Has experience in the area of Irrigation and Drainage, with an emphasis on Technology and Sanitary Problems of Irrigation, acting mainly on the following themes: water reuse; irrigation; drainage; salinity and environmental impacts.
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture – ICBA. Section Head, Program Leader on Crop Diversification and Genetics, Principal Scientist - Plant Breeding. Dr. R.K. Singh is Head of Crop Diversification and Genetics Section. He joined ICBA in November 2018. He leads research teams studying such crops as quinoa, barley, mustard, safflower; trees such as date palm; and halophytes like Salicornia and Suaeda, among others. He started his career in 1986 as a scientist at the Agricultural Research Services of the Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (the Indian Council of Agricultural Research) in Karnal, India. He had risen through the ranks to become a principal scientist. In 2005 he moved to the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) as a rice breeder for salt-affected areas. He had worked in different capacities at IRRI until 2018. Between 2009 and 2012 he had served as IRRI’s Regional Plant Breeding Coordinator for Eastern and Southern Africa based in Tanzania. In that role, he coordinated rice breeding activities in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Mozambique. From 2012 to 2016, he had worked at IRRI’s headquarters as a rice breeder for problem soils and rainfed lowlands of South-East Asia, including Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. In 2016-2018 he had led the trait development team at IRRI focusing on salinity, heat and problem soils. In his past roles, Dr. R.K. Singh led the teams which developed and released several salt-tolerant rice varieties, including basmati rice, in India. He holds a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. He has published more than 75 research papers in international peer-reviewed journals and over 15 book chapters.

MS Agronomy and Soils, Auburn University, 2008. Bachelor of Agronomy from the University of São Paulo, 2004. Specialty Irrigation and nutrient management in fruit and vegetable crops. Specialization areas (click to see all ANR academics with this specialization) Berries - General; Strawberries; Horticulture; Vegetable Crops; Plants and their systems; Natural Resources and Environment; Conservation and Efficient Use of Water; Protection and management of river basins; Relationships of soil, plant, water and nutrients; Management of Saline and Sodium Soils and Salinity; Pollution prevention and mitigation; Drainage and irrigation systems and installations; Geographic Information Systems; Spanish; Water quality, quantity and safety; Sustainable Food Systems
Ph.D. Soil Science and Agroecology, Utah State University. 2016. MS Plant Science, Molecular Ecology, Utah State University. 2007. Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. 2002. Areas of specialization: Harvesting fruits and nuts - General; Nut crops; Almonds; Pistachios; Nuts; Soil and Earth; Plant genome, genetics and genetic mechanisms; Plant biological efficiency and abiotic stresses that affect plants; Basic Plant Biology; Pathogens and Nematodes that Affect Plants; Integrated pest control systems; Conservation and Efficient Use of Water; Relationships of soil, plant, water and nutrients; Management of Saline and Sodium Soils and Salinity; Drainage and irrigation systems and installations; Dafis User; Social Learning in Agriculture and Food Systems; Nutrients and water in agricultural landscapes; Commercial; Organic; Ipm; Sustainable Food Systems
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Florida 2010, master's degree in Irrigation Engineering from Uta State University in 2004 and graduated in Agricultural Engineering at Agricultural University of Gujarat in 2000. He received the leadership award from the California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN), 2019. Specialist in Climate Adaptation at Ag .UC Merced - Sierra Nevada Research Institute, CA.
Ben Faber is the subtropical soil / water / culture consultant for the counties of Ventura and Santa Bárbara. Its main involvement in crops is avocado and citrus fruits, but other subtropical and deciduous crops are also included, such as lychee, longan, blueberry, cherimoya and passion fruit. He is currently evaluating several subtropical tree varieties for their economic viability in coastal environments. He also studies soil and water quality issues, such as erosion management, salinity management, orchard soil management, irrigation scheduling and fertility management. Ben has his Ph.D. in soil fertility and MS in pomology.
Education: University of Bologna, Italy: 1988 Degree in Physics, 1994 specialization in Environmental Science and Technology. University of Sassari, Italy: 1998 PhD in Biometeorology. Current position: She is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Sciences at the University of Bologna since September 15, 2014. In 2006 she was elected to the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Agrometeorology, from 2018 she is the President. Since 2010 he is editor-in-chief of the Italian Journal of Agrometeorology. She is a member of the Italian Agronomy Society. Since 2001/02 he has taught Agrometeorology, Agroclimatology and Experimental Methodology in the First or Second Level degrees of the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bologna. Since 2002/03 she has been part of the Collegio dei docenti of the doctoral school at the University of Sassari. He taught Agrometeorology and Data Analysis at the Master in Land and Water Conservation and at the Doctoral School of the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Bologna. President of the Italian Association of Agrometeorology, AIAM. Member of the Italian Society of Agronomy (SIA), European Society of Agronomy (ESA), Associazione Italiana di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e Meteorologia (AISAM). Editor-in-chief of the Italian Journal of Agrometeorology.
PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Universidad de Concepción. RESEARCH LINES: Efficient use of water in agriculture and mining, Availability and quality of water for agriculture and mining due to climate change, Water governance, ecosystem services and sustainability. RESPONSIBILITY AREA: Platform Manager. AREAS OF SPECIALTY: Hydrological Modeling, Data Analysis, Use of Isotopes. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Researcher Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Universidad del Desarrollo. Undergraduate courses: Introduction to Environmental Engineering; Environmental engineering; Environmental Modeling; Postgraduate courses taught: Applied modeling; NETWORKS IN WHICH COLLABORATES; RED H20, FONDEQUIP
Samuel is an assistant professor and specialist in cooperative extension. His specialty is in water resources planning and management. During the decision-making process, Samuel is the person who works among scientists, engineers, environmentalists, system operators and decision makers; it integrates policy ideas and quantifies benefits and disadvantages. Samuel shares his experience and passion for quantitative water planning with students through his course entitled Water, Science and Management (ESM-121), in which he demonstrates to students tools and methods for designing sustainable water resource systems
  Ph.D. Environmental Engineering - ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Assistant Associate Professor at the University of California Davis.
Khaled Bali - University of California, Cooperative Extension, - USA Alejandro Antunes –Institute of Investigaciones Agrarias - CHILE
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal University of Viçosa (1977), Master in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa (1979) and doctorate in Agronomy from the Luiz de Queiroz Higher School of Agriculture (1986). He retired as Full Professor at the University of São Paulo, Campus Luiz de Queiroz, in June 2018. He is currently Senior Collaborating Professor at the University of São Paulo, Campus Luiz de Queiroz, and Visiting Professor at the Agricultural Engineering Department at the University Federal do Ceará - UFC. He was Head of the Department of Biosystems Engineering at ESALQ / USP in the periods 03/2003 to 03/2007 and 03/2011 to 03/2013. He was Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Irrigation and Drainage at ESALQ / USP in the period 11/2002 to 11/2008. He is the Coordinator of the National Institute of Science and Technology in Irrigation Engineering (INCT-EI) which is headquartered at ESALQ / USP and leader of the CNPq Research Group called: Metrology, Standardization and Quality in Irrigation and Drainage. He coordinated the Irrigation Advisory Service Project - SAI, a project carried out in the Irrigation District of Baixo Acarau-CE. He was a member of the CNPq Agricultural Engineering Advisory Committee from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016 (as Alternate) and from October 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019 (as Holder ). He has experience in the field of Agronomy, with an emphasis on Irrigation, working mainly on the following themes: irrigation management, hydraulics of irrigation systems, optimization of water use, evapotranspiration, fertigation and simulation.
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from FAZU (2009) and Technology in Irrigation and Drainage from IFTM (2008), Master in Irrigation and Drainage from Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz -ESALQ / USP and Doctorate (PhD) in Agricultural Systems Engineering from ESALQ / USP, with a period of Doctorate Sandwich at the University of California / Davis - UC DAVIS. He is currently Adjunct Professor A1 at ICIAG / Institute of Agrarian Sciences at the Federal University of Uberlândia UFU / Campus Monte Carmelo, teaching 3 undergraduate courses and 1 graduate course. He published 28 scientific articles in indexed journals and dozens of papers in the annals of events. It operates mainly in the areas of: Water and Soil Engineering, Agrometeorology, Water Relations in crops / Irrigated Coffee and Water Stress / Deficient Irrigation.
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid (1999), Master in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande (2001), PhD in Agronomy from the University of São Paulo - USP / ESALq (2004) and Postdoctoral from the University California Riverside (UCR) - US Salinity Laboratory (2014). He is currently Associate Professor IV at the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid and Research Productivity Scholarship - Level 1 A. Permanent professor of the Postgraduate Program in Phytotechnics. He has experience in the area of ​​ecological management and soil and water conservation, with an emphasis on social technology in living with the semiarid and, management of salinity in agriculture. Award Winner: National Water Agency (ANA) 2017 in the Research and Technological Innovation Category; I ODS Brasil / Agenda 2030 Award in the Teaching Category Research and Extension and Honorable mention in the IV Celso Furtado Regional Development Award.
gricultural Engineer graduated from the Federal University of Lavras (1994), master in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Paraíba (1997), doctor in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (2002), with post-doctorate in Water and Soil Conservation from University of São Paulo (2006). He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Engineering at UFRPE, where he teaches disciplines in the area of ​​water resources and the environment. He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Irrigation and Drainage, acting mainly on the following themes: salinity, irrigation, soil solution, fertigation and water quality and reuse. He currently serves as Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Agricultural Engineering at UFRPE. In the Brazilian interinstitutional research, he acts as coordinator of the Network of Reuse of Domestic Sewage Treated for Hydro-Agricultural Production in Northeast Brazil (REREUNE / CNPq), which integrates different universities such as the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid and the Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia in addition to composing the team of Researchers at the National Institute of Science and Technology in Salinity (INCTSal / CNPq), in addition to working in cooperation with the Department of Edafología at Universidad A Coruña in Spain and with the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A & M University in the United States United States of America.
EAgronomist engineer (UFERSA-2004), Master (2007) and Doctor (2010) from UFRPE. He is an Associate Professor, Level II, Department of Agronomy / UFRPE (Since 2010). He is a permanent professor at the Graduate Programs in Soil Sciences and Agricultural Engineering at UFRPE. He was in charge of the Coordination of the Agronomy Course at UFRPE (2011-2018). He is currently Coordinator of the Postgraduate Course in Soil Science - UFRPE (10/2018 - present). Assistant Editor of the Brazilian Soil Science Magazine. Researches topics related to soil-plant interaction in environments affected by abiotic stresses. In his curriculum, themes such as phytoremediation, hydraulic relationships and geostatistics are highlighted. CNPq Research Productivity Scholar - Level 2 - CA AG - Agronomy
Agronomist graduated from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE) in 2010, master's degree (2012) and PhD (2015) in Agronomy (Irrigation and Drainage) from the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences (FCA) of the Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP) Júlio de Mesquita Filho , campus of Botucatu-SP and Post-doctorate by the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE) in 2016. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Ceará (UFC) in the Department of Agricultural Engineering (DENA), where he teaches the subjects of Irrigation and Drainage, Pressurized Irrigation and Drainage in Agriculture. His research is linked to agricultural engineering with a concentration of research in irrigation and drainage, working on lines related to fertigation, irrigated agriculture management, agrometeorology and irrigation engineering.
César S. B. Costa - BA in Oceanology from FURG. PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of East Anglia. Prof. from the FURG Oceanography Institute (Rio Grande, RS). He works in research on the population dynamics of coastal plants, salt water agriculture and phytoremediation of saline waters and soils.
Dr. Jorge FS Ferreira has a bachelor's degree in Agronomic Engineering (1983), a master's degree in Tropical Fruit Culture (1985) and a doctorate. PhD in Horticulture (1994) by Purdue University, with an emphasis on physiology and biochemistry of secondary plant metabolites. Dr. Ferreira worked as a plant physiologist for the (then) Southern Weed Science Lab in Stoneville, MS, where he developed technology used by the United States government to control illicit plants. He then worked as an environmental chemist for Agrevo, Aventis and then Bayer Crop Sciences. He taught plant biology at Southern Illinois University for two years, then joined the Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center in 2003. Currently, Dr. Ferreira works for the US Salinity Lab in Riverside, CA. His research focuses on the physiological and biochemical responses of agricultural crops (such as strawberries and alfalfa) to saline stress and the potential use of biochemical markers to identify salinity tolerance. He is particularly interested in antioxidants, sugars and other compounds that can be produced in response to high levels of stress (in the form of ROS) triggered by salinity in water and soil.
Prof. Dr. Raul Silvio Lavado, Ingeniero Agrónomo. Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinaria, UBA. Doctor in Diplomado en Edafología y Biología Vegetal. University of Granada. España. He is Professor at La Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Agricultural Engineer and MS from UFV, PhD in Agronomy from UCo-Spain. Professor at UFV since 1983 and currently Senior Professor at DEA-UFV. He coordinated several projects funded by CNPq, FAPEMIG, BNB, EMBRAPA and is currently the coordinator of a research program on the availability of water resources in Western Bahia with resources from AIBA / IAIBA / PRODEAGRO
Graduated in Agriculture - University of Udai Pur (1963), Master in Soil Sciences - Punjab Agricultural University (1965) and PhD in Agronomic Sciences - Universite Catholique de Louvain (1974). He is currently a retired professor (titular) at the Federal University of Campina Grande and a visiting professor at the Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB), chief editor of the Agriambi Magazine at the Federal University of Campina Grande. He has experience in the area of ​​Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Water and Soil Engineering, working mainly on the following themes: salinity, irrigation, fertility, soil-water plant relationship, saline stress, plant tolerance to water deficit, water quality and water reuse. Water.
PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Viçosa (1999) and post-doctorate from the University of Nebraska-USA, Lincoln, in irrigation engineering and water management. He was a consultant to the Organization of American States (OAS) and a visiting researcher at the University of California, USA, Davis, in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources Studies, where he developed work in modeling the hydrology of irrigated areas. He is currently a researcher in the area of ​​water resources and irrigation and supervisor of the International Articulation Center at Embrapa Cerrados. He acts as a scientific advisor to several research promotion bodies and scientific journals. He coordinates the CNPq research group entitled Rede Agrohidro.
He graduated in Agronomic Engineering (1987) and Master (1991) in Agronomy (Vegetable Production) from the Faculty of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences of Jaboticabal - UNESP (1987) and PhD in Irrigation and Drainage from Escola Superior Luiz de Queiroz - USP (1995 ). He is Full Professor at Universidade Estadual Paulista - Campus de Ilha Solteira. He was Head of DEFERS - Department of Plant Health, Rural and Soil Engineering from 2001 to 2003 and 2005 to 2009. He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Irrigation and Drainage, acting mainly on the following themes: irrigated agriculture, irrigation systems irrigation, agrometeorology, hydrology and fertigation. He is a Professor and Advisor in the Agronomy course at UNESP Ilha Solteira and in the Postgraduate Programs in Production Systems and Professional Master in Water Resources Management and Regulation (PROFÁGUA) at UNESP Ilha Solteira and in Irrigation and Drainage at UNESP Botucatu. He is an Ad-Hoc Rapporteur for some Brazilian Technical Magazines and also for FAPESP.
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal University of Ceará (1991), Master in Agronomy (Soils and Plant Nutrition) from the Federal University of Ceará (1995), PhD in Agrarian Sciences (Plant Physiology) from the Federal University of Viçosa (2000) and post -doctorate from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) and US Salinity Laboratory / ARS / USDA (2014). He was Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Agricultural Engineering / UFC from August 2005 to August 2009 and from May 2011 to April 2013. He was also President of the XII Brazilian Congress of Plant Physiology (Fortaleza-CE, 2009), Coordinator of the I and II Brazilian Symposium on Salinity (Fortaleza-CE, 2010 and 2014) and the I Latin American Symposium on Salinity (Fortaleza-CE, 2019). He is Full Professor in the Department of Agricultural Engineering at the Center for Agricultural Sciences at the Federal University of Ceará, Researcher at the National Institute of Science and Technology in Salinity (INCTSal) and CNPq Productivity Scholarship level 1C. He works as an advisor for undergraduate students in Agronomy and postgraduate in Agricultural Engineering (Master and Doctorate) and Soil Science (Master and Doctorate). It mainly works on the following topics: Efficiency in the use of water and nutrients in plants under normal conditions and under stress; Tolerance to the salinity of annual crops (sorghum, string beans, corn, cotton), perennials (coconut, cashew) and ornamentals; Strategies for the use of saline and wastewater for irrigation (full and supplementary); Management of saline and sodium soils; Plant ecophysiology.
Agricultural Engineer (2008) and Master in Agronomy from the State University of Maringá - UEM (2010) (CAPES 5) with research development for his dissertation at the Agronomic Institute of Paraná (IAPAR), and PhD in Irrigation and Drainage from the Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz -ESALQ / USP (2014) (CAPES 5). He completed a Sandwich Doctorate at the University of California / Davis - UC DAVIS, for a period of one year (2013), with a scholarship in force by CNPq / CsF. Since 2014 he is an Adjunct Professor at the Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul - UFMS / CPCS. In 2020 he was elected Coordinator of the Specialized Chamber of Agronomy at CREA / MS. It operates mainly in the areas of: Irrigation Management, Economic Feasibility in Irrigation, Agrometeorology, Climate Zoning, Water Stress, Modeling and has been developing Remote Sensing activities applied to the management of water resources in partnership with the Water for Food Robert B. Daugherty Institute of University of Nebraska - UNL / USA, under the supervision of Professor Christopher Neale in his Post Doc project. He is leader of the Research Group on Economic Viability of Irrigation and Collaborator of the Institute of Research and Innovation in Irrigated Agriculture - INOVAGRI. Acts as Technical Expert of the State Public Ministry - MPMS in projects that involve water resources. Among the various representations on councils and commissions, his active and participative profile stands out as an academic, having been a student representative at the ESALQ-USP Congregation, at the Research Council (CoP / USP) and at the Graduate Council (CoPGr / USP). He was also President of the Association of Graduate Students (APG-ESALQ) during his PhD and President of the Academic Center for Agricultural Engineering (CAEAG / UEM), during his graduation.
Holds a degree in Agronomy from the Federal University of Bahia (1994), a master's degree in Irrigation and Drainage from the School of Agriculture Luíz de Queiroz (1998) and a doctorate in Irrigation and Drainage from the School of Agriculture Luíz de Queiroz (2002). He is currently a professor at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of the Sertão Pernambucana Petrolina-Pe. He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Water and Soil Engineering, working mainly on the following topics: irrigation, evapotranspiration, irrigation management, water needs and lysimeter. Member of the faculty and master's advisor of the Graduate Course in Agricultural Engineering at UNIVASF, Juazeiro campus
Graduated in Agronomy from UFC (1982), Master in Agronomy (Irrigation and Drainage) from UFC (1988) and Doctor in Irrigation and Drainage from Esalq / USP (1994). He is currently Full Professor at UFC. Lines of work: Surface Irrigation, Agricultural Drainage, Resource allocation in irrigated agriculture.
Graduated in Meteorology from the Federal University of Alagoas (2000), Master in Agronomy (Agricultural Meteorology) from the Federal University of Viçosa (2002) and doctorate in Agronomy (Physics of the Agricultural Environment) from the University of São Paulo (2005). Has experience in Geosciences, with an emphasis on Agrometeorology, Climatology and Micrometeorology, acting mainly on the following themes: turbulent transport processes over vegetated surfaces, evapotranspiration, climatological statistics, geographic information system applied to atmospheric sciences, solar radiometry and agrometeorological modeling. He is currently Prof. Adjunct II of the Department of Environmental Sciences at the Forestry Institute of the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro and serves as professor / advisor of the Graduate Programs in Practices in Sustainable Development at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro and Biosystems Engineering at the University Federal Fluminense.
Professor of Agrometeorology at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Academic Unit of Serra Talhada, for more than 10 years, currently in Class / Level: Associate II, Thieres George Freire da Silva is a CNPq Research Productivity Scholar with an emphasis on Agricultural Governance and in Ecosystem Studies. His research is aimed at assessing the impacts of Land Use Change and proposing Resilient Production Systems for Family Farming and Productive Chains based on Agrometeorological Services. It has index h (ISI) = 8, h (Scopus) = 11; h (GoogleScholar) = 22; and, RGscore = 27.78. Agronomist, with MSc. and DSc in Agricultural Meteorology is the current President of the Brazilian Society of Agrometeorology-SBAgro (2017-2019 / 2019-2021) and member of the Advisory and Evaluation Chamber of FACEPE. Contributes ad hoc consultancy to several institutions. It has a strong vocation in continuing education, currently having a doctorate (9), master's (7), Scientific Initiation-IC (6) and Course Conclusion-TCC (13) guidelines. He has already guided / co-directed 97 CI / Other proposals, 26 CBT, 2 specialists, 37 masters and 3 doctors, and supervised 3 researchers in Post-Doctoral Internship, totaling 161 research proposals, which resulted in 85 trained professionals. It has more than 600 scientific productions, of which more than 130 are articles in national and international journals, 8 are chapters and more than 480 are works of scientific events. He is a professor of undergraduate courses in Agronomy and Zootechnics, and Permanent Professor of the Postgraduate Programs in Agricultural Engineering (6) and in Plant Production (4). He works on two important NETWORK projects: one as a researcher at the National NET of Agricultural Zoning of Climate Risk, where he contributes to the definition and validation of the agricultural calendar of forage palm in Brazil, and another as a member of the Pernambuco Interinstitutional NETWORK Project aimed at ' Research and Water Technologies for the Development of the Semiarid Region '. He is the editor of indexed journals (Revista Caatinga and Revista Brasileira de Meteorologia) and reviewer of numerous national and international journals. He has experience with project management financed by CNPq (5), FACEPE (2) and UFRPE (1), having a Universal project (2018) in progress, and participation in several interinstitutional projects.
Has Agronomy from the Federal University of Santa Maria, Frederico Westphalen campus, RS, master's and doctorate in Agricultural Systems Engineering from ESALQ / USP, Piracicaba, SP, with a sandwich doctorate at the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA, developing research projects in the area of ​​Agrometeorology and Phytotechnics, with an emphasis on models of productivity simulation and evaluation of soybean productivity under current and future climatic conditions, evaluating characteristics of water deficit tolerant and cultivation management for Brazil. During the post-doctorate, carried out in the Department of Biosystems Engineering (ESALQ / USP), he developed a project aimed at characterizing the production environments for soybean cultivation and strategic management to increase the resilience of the productive system in the agrometeorological context. He is currently Adjunct Professor A and researcher in the field of agrometeorology and modeling at the School of Agronomy at the Federal University of Goiás.
Graduated in Agronomy from the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM) and Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina (2009). PhD in Agronomy from UFSM and University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States (2015). He was a rural extension worker at EMATER / RS-ASCAR from 2011 to 2013. He was a researcher at the Rio Grandense do Arroz Institute (IRGA) and Coordinator of the Agronomy Research Program at the IRGA Experimental Rice Station from 2014 to 2016. He was awarded with the "O FUTURO DA TERRA - 2016" award, in the Production Chains category by FAPERGS / Jornal do Comércio. He was Professor of the Agronomy Course at the Federal University of Pampa (UNIPAMPA), Itaqui campus in 2016. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Fitotechnics at the Federal University of Santa Maria and Visiting Professor at the Universidad Nacional de Entre Ríos, Argentina. He was Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Agricultural Engineering (PPGEA) at UFSM (2019). He has experience in the field of Agronomy and Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Potential and productivity gaps in agricultural crops and Efficiency in the use of resources. Since 2018 he has been a collaborator on the Global Yield Gap and Water Productivity Atlas (GYGA) Project in soy, corn and rice crops in Brazil. Since 2020, he has been a Consultant for the Soy Project led by the Latin American Fund for Irrigated Rice (FLAR) in 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is an advisor at the Master and Doctorate level at PPGEA and in the Graduate Program in Agronomy (PPGAgro) at UFSM. He has given lectures in several research and extension institutions in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, United States, South Africa and China on Potential and gaps in the productivity of agricultural crops and efficiency in the use of resources. Coordinator of FieldCrops and Simanihot Teams that carry out research based on the demands of rural producers, based on Process Agriculture, aiming at the maximum profit of the producer with the minimum environmental impact.
Adjunct professor at the Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia. Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of Bahia (2005), master's degree in Agricultural Sciences from the Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia (2007) and doctorate in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (2010). Has experience in the area of ​​Agricultural Engineering, with emphasis on Irrigation and Drainage, acting mainly on the following themes: irrigation, sap flow, agricultural instrumentation.
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal Rural University of the Semi-Arid (1994), graduated in Agrarian Sciences from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1998), master's degree in Agronomy (Soil Science) from the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (1998) and PhD in Irrigation and Drainage from ESALQ / USP with an internship in the Doctorate-SWE modality at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. She is Full Professor at the Colégio Agrícola Dom Agostinho Ikas (CODAI) at the Federal Rural University of Pernambuco (UFRPE) and a permanent professor in the Graduate Program in Agricultural Engineering at UFRPE. Has experience in the area of ​​Irrigation, acting mainly in the following sub-areas: hydraulics, localized irrigation, salinity, design of irrigation systems.
raduated in Agronomic Engineering from the University of São Paulo (1980), master's degree in Irrigation and Drainage from the University of São Paulo (1987) and doctorate in Agricultural Hydraulics - Universite de Montpellier II (Scien. Et Tech Du Languedoc) (1992). He is currently Full Professor at the State University of Campinas. He has experience in the field of Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Soil and Water Conservation, working mainly on the following themes: applications of the TDR technique in irrigated soils, water and nutrient management in irrigation, no-till and irrigation.
Studied doctoral and master's degrees in the Department of Agricultural Systems Engineering at ESALQ / USP in the area of ​​irrigation and drainage. He did a sandwich doctorate at the National Center for Engineering in Agriculture at the University of Southern Queensland - Australia. He is an Agronomist by the Federal University of Alagoas. He is an agricultural technician at Escola Agrotécnica Federal de Satuba - AL. He works as a professor at the Federal University of Alagoas. He has experience and works in the areas of water and energy use efficiency in agricultural and forestry crops, Irrigation Engineering, Evaluation and Development of Irrigation Equipment, Forestry / Agricultural Experimentation, Ecophysiology, Mathematical Modeling, Energy Balance, Water Resources Management and Harnessing by-products in agriculture
Agronomist, UNIVERSITY OF CHILE. Chile, 1996. Agricultural Sciences, UNIVERSITY OF CHILE. Chile, 1994. Irrigation Engineering, CEDEX; Ministry of Development. Spain, 1998. Engineering Sciences, Washington State University. United States, 2006; Research lines: Physiology and water relations in cultures; Irrigation schedule; Hydrical stress; Culture physiology; Abiotic stress; Agronomy of annual crops; Antioxidants in food; Oxidative stress; Functional and Healthy Foods; Plant physiology under stress and potential yield conditions; Phyto-remediation; Plant biotechnology.
Graduated in Agronomic Engineering from the Federal University of Sergipe (2005), Master and Doctorate in Agricultural Engineering from the Federal University of Campina Grande, UFCG, completed in 2007 and 2010, respectively, both in the area of concentration of Irrigation and Drainage. Associate Professor II at the Federal University of Sergipe (UFS), Campus do Sertão, based at the Agronomy Graduate Center, and also a permanent professor at the UFS Graduate Program in Water Resources (PRORH). Has a CNPq productivity scholarship, level 2. Has experience in Agricultural Engineering, with an emphasis on Water and Soil Engineering, working mainly on the following topics: Ecophysiology and irrigated crop production; the sustainable management of water in the soil-plant-atmosphere system, especially from the cultivation of fruit species with the use of saline waters.

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