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Dr. Hernan Ceballos
Hernán Ceballos obtained his degree in Agronomy from National University of Cordoba (Argentina) and a Ph.D. in plant breeding from Cornell University. Initially he worked as maize breeder at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico and Colombia. Since 1999 is the cassava breeder at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) based in Colombia. He has been involved in the release of several inbred lines of maize as well as improved cassava varieties. He has identified several starch and plant type mutations in cassava. Ceballos has published more than a hundred research articles in international referred journals, chapters in several books and also edited three books.
Dr. Hernan Ceballos, Cassava Breeder
CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture)
Developing Cassava Varieties with High Amylopectin Content (Waxy Tapioca Starch) and Recent Advancements
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 03:45 PM