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Expert NameDr. José de Jesús Castellón Olivares
TitleProfessor and researcher
DivisionCollege of Science
InstitutionUniversidad Autonoma de Baja California
CityBaja California
Telephone52 74 4560
Work Experience- Researcher at the National Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (INIFAP), 1974-1976. - Participant in research projects at CONACYT-Mexico, Jojoba genetics resources - Research project: Baja California Jojoba utilization and productive increase in a short time. Arid Zones Commission CONAZA-UABC - Research project: Evaluation and recovery of Cacti in B.C., International Consevation
QualificationsB. Sc. in Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture School, Guadalajara University (U. de G.), Mexico M. Sc. in Vegetal Genetics, Postgraduate College (CP), Montecillos, Mexico
Number of Publications8
Awards- Diploma from the International Center for Technical and Professional studies, Turin, Italy, 1984
Other Activities- Full time professor for Bachelor degree students in Agronomy and Biology at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) since 18 years ago. - Professor for Postgraduate students in: use and management of irrigation water in Arid Zones; Ecosystems Management in Arid Zones; Advanced Ecology for Arid Zones; Cacti Ecology - Guest instructor at the workshop on economically important Suitable techniques for species propagation in Latin American and Carribean Arid and Semiarid zones
Publications1. Three Corn and Sorghum divulging brochures. 2. Conservation and regional importance of Baja California Cactus. Divulgare-Science for Everyone, 45-53, 1993. 3. Phenotypical variation in Jojoba's agronomicals characteristics in Baja California. Special Publication No. 42 SARH-INIF-Forestal Subsecretary ISSN-0185-2566, 1983 4. Drought and Freeze resistence in corns of Central Mesa and Chihuahua Sierra Agropecurias Sciences No. 2 26-37, 1991 Mexico. 5. Sustainable Management for Non-Timber Forest Resources. Case Study: Yucca schidigera in Baja California (in press).
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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