Born in Macedo de Cavaleiros, NE Portugal, in 1966
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Lecturer at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB) since 1992.
Researcher in the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO) of IPB since 2002.
President of the scientific committee of the master’s program of Agroecology of IPB (2011-2017).
Director of the Bachelor program of Agronomy of IPB (2017-2019)
Director of the MSc. program of Tropical agriculture of IPB (2015-2016)
Deputy Director of the School of Agriculture of IPB (2005-2013).
Vice president of the Portuguese Society for Pastures and Forages (2018-2020)
Vice-coordinator of the Mountain Research Centre of IPB (2002-2006).
Vice-delegate of the Order of Engineers of the district of Bragança (2004-2007).
Head of Phytotechny and Rural Engineering Department of IPB (1999-2004).
Member of Scientific Council of of IPB (2018- )
Member of Scientific Council of Agrarian School of IPB (1996- )
Vice-president of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Pastagens e Forragens (2018 – )
Bachelor – Agronomy, Institute Superior of Agronomy in Lisbon (1992).
MSc – Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition, Institute Superior of Agronomy in Lisbon (1995).
PhD – Edaphic and Environmental Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro in Vila Real, Portugal (2000).
Aggregation/Habilitation – Agronomic and Forestry Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal (2011).
Teaching (areas): large scale grain and pulse crops; horticultural crops; energy crops; medicinal and aromatic plants
Expertise (areas): Nitrogen management in agroecosystems; Cover cropping and soil management in perennial tree crops and vineyards; Soil testing and plant analysis; Fertilizer recommendation systems; Legumes in agricultural systems; Production of medicinal and aromatic plants. Energy crops.