ESALQ ranks among the five world's top universities in agriculture, and its Graduate Program in Genetics and Plant Breeding was established in 1964 and since then has formed more than 1,300 researchers. My seminar aims to present our program and some research we have developed.

Roberto Fritsche-Neto

University of São Paulo

He is a Professor of Plant Breeding at the "Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture (ESALQ), University of São Paulo. In 2015 I was one of the professors prized with the DuPont Young Professor Award. Currently, he also coordinates the Graduate Course in Genetics and Plant Breeding at ESALQ/USP and develops his works on quantitative genomics, double-haploids, high-throughput phenotyping, and tropical maize breeding.


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Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation hosts science seminars across the disciplines of animal, horticulture, crop, food and nutritional sciences.

With a range of speakers from Australia and abroad, the series explores how high-impact science will significantly improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the tropical and sub-tropical food, fibre and agribusiness sectors.

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The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation is a research institute at The University of Queensland supported by the Queensland Government via the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.


Level 3, Queensland Bioscience Precinct building 80, UQ St Lucia campus
3.142 Large seminar room