Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
University of the Azores
Rua Capitão João D'Avila
9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo
Terceira, Azores, Portugal
Undergraduate studies in Agronomy by the University of Azores, Masters in Plant Production by the Technical Institute of Agronomy of University of Lisbon and PhD in Agronomy by the University of Minnesota.
Has developed research on agronomy, plant physiology, cell biology and biotechnology. Current interests are on transfer cells differentiation, genetic characterization of agronomic cultivars and endemic species. Has participated on works of pest and disease diagnosis, composting and soil fertility studies.
Also involved in technology transfer to the farm.
Has advised numerous students at undergraduate, masters and PhD levels.