Monday, June 7, 2021
03:00 PM to 03:30 PM
  • Chair - Saugata Datta
Session: Plenary Session 2.2 Arsenic occurrence and research in Brazil

Luiz Roberto Guimarães Guilherme is Professor of Soil Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology at the Soil Science Department, Federal University of Lavras, Brazil. His early career work has been dedicated to increasing fertilizer use efficiency for increasing agricultural productivity, with direct effects on improving soil fertility/soil quality, crop yield, and economic sustainability of Brazilian agriculture. For the last 20 years, Dr. Guilherme’s research/work has been focusing on the fate of trace elements in agro-ecosystems, as well as in mining areas, two subjects of major social/economic/environmental importance in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Most of his recent work/research has addressed soil and food security issues, with especial emphasis to soil and food quality and safety aspects/guidelines concerning trace elements in agro-ecosystems and mining/smelting areas in Brazil. He is an Agronomist with an MSc in Soil Science & Plant Nutrition at ESAL, Brazil and a PhD in Crop & Soil Science /Environmental Toxicology (dual major) at MSU/IET, USA. He has spent Sabbatical leaves at UCRiverside, USA and at INRA d’Orléans, Franc

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Add to Agenda 07 June 2021 15:00 07 June 2021 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam Plenary Session 2.2 Arsenic occurrence and research in Brazil

Luiz Roberto Guimarães Guilherme is Professor of Soil Chemistry and Environmental Toxicology at the Soil Science Department, Federal University of Lavras, Brazil. His early career work has been dedicated to increasing fertilizer use efficiency for increasing agricultural productivity, with direct effects on improving soil fertility/soil quality, crop yield, and economic sustainability of Brazilian agriculture. For the last 20 years, Dr. Guilherme’s research/work has been focusing on the fate of trace elements in agro-ecosystems, as well as in mining areas, two subjects of major social/economic/environmental importance in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Most of his recent work/research has addressed soil and food security issues, with especial emphasis to soil and food quality and safety aspects/guidelines concerning trace elements in agro-ecosystems and mining/smelting areas in Brazil. He is an Agronomist with an MSc in Soil Science & Plant Nutrition at ESAL, Brazil and a PhD in Crop & Soil Science /Environmental Toxicology (dual major) at MSU/IET, USA. He has spent Sabbatical leaves at UCRiverside, USA and at INRA d’Orléans, Franc