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Expert NameDr. Alejandro Casas Fernández
TitleProfessor and Researcher
DivisionFaculty of Sciences
InstitutionUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
CityMéxico DF
CountryMexico
Telephone52 43 200830
Emailcasas(at)miranda.ecologia.unam.mx
Work Experience- Researcher at the projects: Integral Utilization of Natural Resources and Social Development in Subsistence Rural Areas. Ecology Laboratory at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - Professor (full time), Ecology Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences, UNAM, 1983-1993 - Guest researcher at the project "Maintenance of Biodiversity in the Tehuacan Valley developed by UNAM, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix Arizona funded by WWF, 1991 - Professor of Human Ecology, Faculty of Medecine at the UNAM
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Number of Publications5
Awards- National Researcher, National Systems of Researches, 1995, National Council of Science and Technology, CONACYT, Mexico. - Honorary mention by the Mexican Botanical Society by the work "Etnobotanica mixteca alimentacion y subsistencia en la montaña de
Other Activities- Member of the Mexican Botanical Society - Member of the Latin americans of Etnobotanical Group - Member of the Society of Ethnobiology - British Ecological Genetics Group - Society of Economic Botany
Publications1. Casas, A., J.L. Viveros, E. Katz and J. Caballero. 1987. The Plants in the Mixtec Alimentation: an Ethnobotanical approach. Indigenous America. 47(2)317-343. 2. Casas, A. and J. Caballero. 1996. Traditional Management and Morphological Region Variation in Leucaena Esculenta (Moc. et Sessé ex A. DC.) Benth. in the Mistec of Guerrero, mexico. Economic Botany 50(2):167-181. 3. Casas, A., M.C. Vasquez, J.L. Viveros and J. Caballero. 1996. Plant Management among the Nahua and the Mixtec of the Balsas river basin: an ethnobotanical approach to the study of plan doemstication. Human ecology 24(4):455-478. 4. Casas, A., B. Pickersgill, J. Caballero and A. Valiente-Banuet. Ethnobotany and the Process of Domestication in the Xoconochtli Stenocereus Stellatus (CACTACEAE) in the Tehuacan Valley and La Mixteca Baja, Mexico. Economic Botany (in press). 5. Valiente-Banuet, A., A. Rojas-Martinez, A. Casas, M.C. Arizmendi and P. Davila. Floral Biology and Pollination Ecology of
DisciplineEcology/Ecosystems
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