XIV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF RICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN & 9th International Rice and Wheat Blast Conference

Conferencias Arroz 2024

Agronomist Luis Barboza-Barquero has Master’s and PhD studies in Biotechnology and Plant Breeding. His main focus is the quality of grains and seeds, as well as the search for new methods for their evaluation. He has experience working with communities and industrial groups. In addition, he is actively involved in several breeding projects and shows great interest in knowledge transfer with the aim of preserving seeds for as long as possible. He has forged his career at the University of Costa Rica (UCR), whose trajectory includes almost two decades as a professor and researcher at the Center for Grain and Seed Research (CIGRAS) where he is currently director, as well as deputy director at the Institute of Agricultural Research of the UCR.