Alexandre De Oliveira

University of Florida

Alexandre Bosco de Oliveira has a BS in Agronomic Engineering (2006) and Secondary Education in Biological Sciences (2009). He obtained his MS (2008) and PhD (2010) in Plant Science at the Federal University of Ceará-UFC, Brazil, and worked as a visiting researcher at the University of Florida (2017), USA. His academic background involves research activities with biotic and abiotic stresses in plants, agriculture, and crop physiology. In 2012, he started his current position as Professor of Agriculture at UFC. Since then, he has become the Head of the Crop Physiology Laboratory and coordinates the Ecophysiology of Semiarid Agroecosystems Research Group, advising undergraduate and graduate students. To date, he has published six books, 21 chapters, 66 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and contributes as a reviewer and associate editor to scientific journals worldwide.

3books edited

3chapters authored

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Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum L.) is considered one of the major bioenergy crops grown globally. Thus, sugarcane research to improve sustainable production worldwide is a vital task of the scientific community, to address the increasing demands and needs for their products, especially biofuels. In this context, this book covers the most recent research areas related to sugarcane production and its applications. It is composed of 14 chapters, divided into 5 sections that highlight fundamental insights into the current research and technology on this crop. Sugarcane: Technology and Research intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview in technology, production, and applied and basic research of this bioenergy species, approaching the latest developments on varied topics related to this crop.

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