Biography

Graduated in Agronomy from the Faculty of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences - Unesp - Jaboticabal (1986), Master's (1990) and Doctorate (1994) in Agronomy from the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences - Unesp - Botucatu. He is currently Full Professor of the Soil Fertility area at the State University of Ponta Grossa. He coordinates the Soil Fertility Laboratory at the State University of Ponta Grossa since 1992 and has been a CNPq Research Productivity Scholar since 1995. He was Research Director (1995-1998), Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Agronomy (2003- 2005) and Director of the Agricultural Sciences and Technology Sector (2005-2015) at the State University of Ponta Grossa, and Associate Editor of the magazines Scientia Agricola (2003-2011) and Bragantia (2009-2011). He won the Paranaense Science and Technology Award.