Jose Maria Garcia MinaFull Professor of Agricultural and Biological Chemistry at University of Navarra/ Groupe Roullier / Timac Agro USA
Dr. Jose Mª García-Mina was born in Pamplona in 1958 and studied Chemistry in the University of Zaragoza (1981). He made the PhD in soil chemistry in the University of Navarra. He has been director of Research and Development in Timac Agro Spain, a company belonging to the Roullier Group; a multinational company dedicated to the manufacture of different types of fertilizers, biostimulants and nutrient correctors for improving crop production and quality (1987-2014). Likewise he has been deputy director of R&D of Agriculture division of Roullier Group (2008-2014). Currently, he is member of the Scientific Council of Roullier Group.
At this moment, he is full professor of Agricultural and Biological Chemistry in the University of Navarra. Likewise he is the President of the International Humic Substances Society (IHSS).
Dr García-Mina has focused his research in the chemistry, biological activity, and application of natural organic matter (NOM), and more specifically in a fraction of NOM named humic substances.
He has published 175 JCR articles, 46 book chapters and has applied 47 patents (WOS h index 39; Goggle-academic h index 48; Goggle-academic cites: 7505).