3rd Palm Oil Summit - Yield Improvement & Carbon Management,

18-19 Jul, 2011 - Bali, INDONESIA

Novotel Nusa Dua Bali Hotel & Residences

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Dr. Hernan Mauricio Romero

Dr. Hernan Mauricio Romero

Head - Biology & Breeding Program

Cenipalma - Centro de investigación en Palma de Aceite

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Dr. Hernan Mauricio Romero

Dr. Hernan Mauricio Romero

Head - Biology & Breeding Program

Cenipalma - Centro de investigación en Palma de Aceite

AGENDA SESSION

Colombia - Planting of Interspecific Hybrid - (Oleifera X Guineensis) Blend

Day 1 [Mon 18, July], at 10:15 AM

PROFILE

Hernan Mauricio Romero

As Coordinator of the Biology and Breeding Research Program for the Colombian Oil Palm Research Centre, Dr. Romero studies the physiological response of Oil palm to stress conditions including phenology, biochemical and molecular aspects of oil palm tolerance against pests, diseases and abiotic stress (drought, aluminum toxicity, flooding). Dr Romero has been awarded the Colombian Prize on Biotechnology Research, the Prize for Excellence on Research and the Colombian Botany Society Research Prize. Dr. Romero received his B.Sc. in Biology, and his M.Sc. in Crop Physiology from the National University of Colombia. During his Ph.D. in Plant Physiology at Penn State University, he worked on the repair mechanisms of oxidized proteins and the response of plants to oxidative stress.