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Agrotechnology

Agrotechnology
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9881

Nagib Nassar

Nagib Nassar

Nagib Nassar
Editor-in-Chief
Department of Genetics and Morphology
University of Brasilia, Brazil

Biography

Nagib Nassar (68) Born in Egypt in 1938, graduated in Agronomy with Cairo University, 1958 , and, Ph. D., Genetics with the University of Alexandria, 1972. He teached tropical crops with the Institute of African studies & research, Cairo university untill 1974. In the same year came to Brasil by the invitation of the Brazilian ministry of Foreign Relations where he began his work on conservation and manipulation of cassava genetic resources up to this date, intially with the support of IDRC(1975-1976), and later with the help of The Brazilian council CNPq.

Research Interest

Plant breeding.

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