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Independent experts nominated by country party

José de Jesús Castellón Olivares

First name
José de Jesús
Last name
Castellón Olivares
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Agricultural Sciences
UN languages spoken


Job function
Professor and researcher
College of Science
Telephone number
52 74 4560
Work experience
- Researcher at the National Institute for Forestry, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry (INIFAP), 1974-1976._x000D_
- Participant in research projects at CONACYT-Mexico, Jojoba genetics resources_x000D_
- Research project: Baja California Jojoba utilization and productive increase in a short time. Arid Zones Commission CONAZA-UABC_x000D_
- Research project: Evaluation and recovery of Cacti in B.C., International Consevation
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. in Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture School, Guadalajara University (U. de G.), Mexico_x000D_
M. Sc. in Vegetal Genetics, Postgraduate College (CP), Montecillos, Mexico
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Three Corn and Sorghum divulging brochures._x000D_
2. Conservation and regional importance of Baja California Cactus. Divulgare-Science for Everyone, 45-53, 1993._x000D_
3. Phenotypical variation in Jojoba's agronomicals characteristics in Baja California. Special Publication No. 42 SARH-INIF-Forestal Subsecretary ISSN-0185-2566, 1983_x000D_
4. Drought and Freeze resistence in corns of Central Mesa and Chihuahua Sierra Agropecurias Sciences No. 2 26-37, 1991 Mexico._x000D_
5. Sustainable Management for Non-Timber Forest Resources. Case Study: Yucca schidigera in Baja California (in press).
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._x000D_
- 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_x000D_
- Guest instructor at the workshop on economically important Suitable techniques for species propagation in Latin American and Carribean Arid and Semiarid zones
- Diploma from the International Center for Technical and Professional studies, Turin, Italy, 1984
Organisation name
Universidad Autonoma de Baja California
Organisation street address
Lisboa N°736_x000D_
Colonia Ampliación Moderna, Ensenada, CP 22860
Organisation city
Baja California
Organisation country