Starch World Americas

13-14 Jun, 2017 - Foz do Iguaçu, BRAZIL

Mabu Interludium Iguassu Convention
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Sidney Netto Parentoni

Graduated in Agronomy (Federal University of Viçosa-1983), Master in Plant Breeding and Genetics (University of Minnesota-USA-1993), Ph.D in Plant Breeding and Genetics (ESALQ/USP 2007). Researcher in Plant Breeding and Genetics at Brazilian Agriculture Research Corporation (Embrapa) since 1989. Major research areas are: maize breeding and genetics, with emphasis on nutritional efficiency (phosphorus and nitrogen), abiotic stresses (drought, aluminum tolerance and acid soils). I have been responsible for the release of a number of maize hybrids and open pollinated varieties at Embrapa. Author/coauthor of more than a 100 scientific and technical papers. Head of Research and Development at Embrapa Maize and Sorghum from 2011 until present. 

Dr. Sidney Netto Parentoni, Associate Director of R&D (Maize & Sorghum Research Ctr)
EMBRAPA - Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária
Developments in Corn Production and Breeding in Brazil
Day 1 [Tue 13, June], at 11:15 AM