Ernesto Alejandro ZavalaHead Researcher at Atlantica Agricola
Dr. Ernesto Zavala is Head researcher of the R&D department in Atlantica Agrícola S. A. He holds a PhD in Food Science from the Technological Institute of Veracruz, a post-doc position in the Plant Pathology Group from University of Alicante, working in the sudy of interactions between benefical fungi against pests such as the plant parasitic nematodes and plant pathogenic fungi. Moreover, Dr. Ernesto collaborated with the Plant Genetics Group from Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Spain where his research was focused on understanding the genetic relationship between plants and fungi in order to control pests and improve the crop production in sustainable way. Ernesto will be presenting their results based on different scientific publications which allowed developed biostimulants with nematophagous fungi.