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Sidney Netto Parentoni

Sidney Netto Parentoni, Brazilian geneticist. Achievements include research in abiotic stress tolerant maize genotypes; patents for BRS 1010-Single cross maize hybrid. Member of Brazilian Plant Breeding Society.

Background

  • Parentoni, Sidney Netto was born on June 20, 1959 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Son of José Sidney and Orminda Bitarães Netto Parentoni.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Agronomy, University Viçosa-MG-Brazil, 1983. Master of Science in Plant Breeding and Genetics, University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1992. Doctor in Plant Breeding and Genetics, University São Paulo-ESALQ, Piracicaba, Brazil, 2007.

    Career

    • Maize breeder EPAMIG-Empresa Pesq Agrop Minas Gerais, Sete Lagoas, Brazil, 1986—1989. Researcher maize breeding & genetics Brazilian Agriculture Research Company-EMBRAPA, since 1989. Head genetic resource & breeding nucleus EMBRAPA, 1999—2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in abiotic stress tolerant maize genotypes. Patents for BRS 1010-Single cross maize hybrid.

    Membership

    Member of Brazilian Plant Breeding Society.

    Connections

    • father: José Sidney
    • mother: Orminda Bitarães Netto Parentoni
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    Born June 20, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      University Viçosa-MG-Brazil
    • 1992
      University Minnesota
    • 2007
      University São Paulo-ESALQ
    • 1986 - 1989
      Maize breeder EPAMIG-Empresa Pesq Agrop Minas Gerais
      Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    • 1989
      researcher, maize breeding & genetics Brazilian Agriculture Research Company-EMBRAPA
    • 1999 - 2004
      head, genetic resource & breeding nucleus EMBRAPA