Under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE and President of Zayed University

Dr. Daniel Bertero

Professor, Department of Plant Production, Faculty of Agronomy, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Dr. Daniel Bertero studied biology at the University of Cordoba, Argentina and earned a Ph.D. in Agriculture Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires in 2000. Currently, he holds the position of professor at the Department of Plant Production of the Faculty of Agronomy of the University of Buenos Aires and is a member of Conicet, the Argentinian National Research Council. His research is focused on quinoa and seed physiology, germplasm characterization, molecular markers and quinoa domestication. He supervises M.Sc. and Ph.D. students on genotype by interaction patterns, resistance to pre-harvest sprouting, molecular and morpho-phenological characterization of germplasm and crop carbon and nitrogen balance.