Dalyse Toledo Castanheira

Universidade Federal de Viçosa

Dalyse Toledo Castanheira has a BSc (2013), MSc (2015), and PhD in Agronomy (2018) from the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA). She also completed a postdoctoral program at UFLA with a scholarship from the Coffee Research Consortium. She has experience with coffee crops, with emphasis on their sustainable management. Dr. Castanheira has worked on the study of agronomic techniques to optimize the use of water in order to mitigate the effects of climatic variations on coffee culture. She is currently professor and researcher at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV). She works in teaching, research, and technology transfer activities (with direct relationship with coffee growers) focusing on the sustainability of the coffee production system.

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Coffee – Production and Research presents a diversity of important issues related to coffee, with an emphasis on the science of coffee growing. Coffee is one of the highest value commodities traded worldwide. Cultivated and consumed widely, it generates progress for both the economy and society. Divided into six sections, this book examines two coffee species of commercial importance, Coffea arabica L. and Coffea canephora Pierre ex. A. Froehner. Chapters cover such topics as biotechnology, growing, harvesting, post-harvest handling, quality, chemistry, commercialization, and byproducts of coffee.

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