Edson Mauro Santos

Federal University of Paraíba

Dr. Santos is a Professor of Forage Crops and Pastures and Beef Cattle at the Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil. Dr. Santos received his Ph.D. in Animal Science (forage crops and ruminant nutrition) from the Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil, a master’s degree in Animal Science, and a BS in Animal Science from the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (animal production). Dr. Santos’ areas of interest include silage microbiology, cultivation and conservation of forage crops in semiarid regions, alternative feeds for ruminants, and pasture management. He is a researcher for INCT (National Institute of Science and Technology) - Animal Science, and a member of the Advisory Animal Science Committee of the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq).

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