UNIVERSITY OF ALMERÍA, Carretera Sacramento s/n, 04120 Almería (Spain)



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Profile The University of Almeria (UAL) is a research-education oriented public university, founded in 1993. It is a non-profit organization and has currently 34 degrees available, including 854 professors. Today it has more than 13,000 students, including 600 doctorate students. A total of 30 departments (125 research groups) are devoted to research and training. In addition to the research work of the departments, the UAL has 7 research institutes.
The UAL’s researcher had got projects from different International Programmes. Some of the most important are IV Framework Programme (9 projects), V Framework Programme (3 projects), VI Framework Programme (6 projects),VII Framework Programme (11 projects) and Horizon 2020 (10 projects).
The UAL has a portfolio of patents with 78 Spanish patents, 14 international applications, 2 protected plant varieties and 2 utility models. There are 22 Spin-offs created from technology or research conducted at the University institution.
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Dr. Julián Cuevas González Tel: +34 950 015559

Professor of Pomology at the University of Almería. Expert in Physiology of flowering and fruiting, especially in Mediterranean and Subtropical fruit crops

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Dr. Virginia Pinillos Villatoro Tel:+ 34 950214106

Agronomist specialist in management techniques (especially deficit irrigation) for improving fruit quality and productivity in fruit crops

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Dr. Juan José Hueso Martín  Tel: +34 950 580 548

Agronomist engineer specialist in plant physiology, water relations and crop production in fruit trees.

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Dr. Fernando del Moral Torres  Tel: +34 950 015 924

Ph Dr. in Biology and graduate in agriculture engineering. Specialist in soil science, mainly soil contamination and restoration and soil fertility. Special interest in soil physical fertility.

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Dr. Yolanda Cantón  Tel:+34950015959

Biologist interested in understanding how dryland soils function. Expert in the role of soil surface components (especially biocrusts) on runoff and erosion at multiple spatial scales.

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Dr. Emilio Galdeano-Gómez  Tel: +34 950015171

Economist, specialist in agricultural economics, rural development and environmental economics, with special interest in water management and renewable energy

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Dr. José A. Aznar-Sánchez Tel: +34 950 015192

Economist, specialist in rural sustainable development, environmental economics, agricultural economics and policy.

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