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Biological Control of Phytopathogenic Fungi

Biological Control of Phytopathogenic Fungi

Biological Control of Phytopathogenic Fungi

  • Editor: Jaime Alioscha Cuervo Parra
  • ISBN: 978-1-63278-059-1
  • DOI: 10.4172/978-1-63278-059-1-060
  • No of Pages: 29
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: November 2015 , Fri 20
  • Chapter 1      
    Biological Control of Phytopathogenic Fungi
    Authors: Teresa Romero Cortes, Mario Ramírez-Lepe, Jaime Alioscha Cuervo Parra

    The search for methods that increase agricultural productivity has unfortunately led to increased populations

  • Jaime Alioscha Cuervo Parra

    Escuela Superior de Apan, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Carretera Apan-Calpulalpan, Mexico

    Jaime Alioscha Cuervo Parra earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology at the Universidad de las Americas-Puebla (“University of the Americas-Puebla”), he studied a Master of Science in Animal Production specializing in Genetics and Animal Breeding at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Chihuahua (“Autonomous University of the State of Chihuahua”), and a Doctor of Science in Food by the Instituto Tecnológico de Veracruz-UNIDA (“Technological Institute of Veracruz-UNIDA”). He is currently Professor and Researcher at the Escuela Superior de Apan of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico. In which he has participated in the creation of two educational programs of national importance. Is member of the research in genetics and bioprocess engineering. His research interests are in research projects related to the Biological Control of microorganisms, application of biochemical and molecular biology techniques for the identification of microorganisms, isolation of microorganisms that cause food contamination and on issues related to reproduction and animal genetics. Currently it belongs to the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores (“National System of Researchers” SNI), of Mexico. In the last five years he has worked in the following research areas: 1) Molecular Biology (morphological and molecular characterization of microorganisms); 2) Biological control of fungal pathogens; and 3) Effect of cold storage on the flexibility of the cuticle (“mixiote”) of pulque maguey (Agave sp.).

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