Prof. PhD. Fernando César Sala

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Orcid: 0000-0001-7594-9526

Telephone: +55 19 3543 2660


Research Group: Diagnosis and measures to control phytoparasitic nematodes through crop and soil management

Laboratory: Laboratory of Horticulture (GEHORT)

Research Areas: Genetic improvement of vegetables, Hydroponic vegetable cultivation, Vegetable seed production


Graduated (2001) in Agronomic Engineering from ESALQ/USP where he did a PhD in Phytotechnics. He has experience in Vegetables, with emphasis on Genetic Improvement (biotic and abiotic factors), hydroponic cultivation and vegetable seed production. He is a professor and researcher at the Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar), Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Dept de Biotecnologia e Produção Vegetal e Animal, Campus Araras. As a vegetable breeder, he develops tropicalized cultivars and hybrids for commercial use, registered (RNC) and protected (SNPC) with MAPA (Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture).