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Expert NameMr. Rafel Segundo Herrera García
TitleVice-Director of Postgraduate Education and Collaboration
InstitutionInstitute of Animal Science
CityLa Habana
Telephone53 62 994 33
Work Experience-researcher at Institute of Animal Science (ICA), fields of forages quality, physiological factors in pastutes and obtainment of new varieties of grasses by biotechnological and mutagenetic methods resistant to different stress factors -Doctor in Science degree -Professor of more than 60 postgraduate courses in Cuba, Mexico, Brazil and Ethopia -Tutor of six Bachelor thesis and 8 Ph.D. thesis -published 130 articles in national/international journals -presented 140 papers in national/international congresses -delivered many seminars and lectures in different universities -developed technical missions in Mexico, Brazil, Chile and Norway
Qualifications-Lic. Biochemistry, Havana Univ. -Senior Researcher, Institute of Animal Science
Number of Publications130
Awards-To the most original and scientific impact result, given by the Minister of Higher Education -National Forum of Science and Technology
Other Activities-Editor in Chief of Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, cuba -Member of Editorial Board of Pastos y Forrajes journal, Cuba -Member of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Animal Science, Cuba -Member of the Committee for Scientific Categories, National Centre of Agricultural Health, Cuba -Member of the Cuban Association of Animal Production, Cuba
Publications-“Aplicación de las técnicas nucleares para la obtención de mutantes en pastos y forrajes en Cuba.” Plant mutation breeding for crops improvement, vol. 1, p 505-512, 1991 -“El género Cynodon para la producción de forraje en Cuba.” Anais do workshop sobre o petncial forrageiro de género Cynodon. P 153-166, 1996 -“Methods for determining the quality of pastures. Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 16: 123, 1982 -“In vitro tissue culture of pastures in Cuba.” Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 31: 107, 1997 -“Dynamics of carbohydrates and crude protein contents in star grass with and without nitrogen fertilization.” Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 36:265, 2002
DisciplineAgricultural Sciences
Last updated27/07/2011 14:34:00

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