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Sidney Netto Parentoni

geneticist

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.

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