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Dr. Fernando Garcia

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Dr. Fernando O. García, a native of San Fernando, Buenos Aires (Argentina), born in 1957. He has responsibilities as Regional Director of IPNI (International Plant Nutrition Institute) in the Southern Cone area of Latin America. The Southern Cone office is headquartered at Acassuso, Buenos Aires, and the area of influence includes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Dr. García earned his B.S. degree from the University of Buenos Aires, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Kansas State University. Before joining the Institute in 1998, Dr. García held a position at the Balcarce Experimental Station of INTA (National Institute of Agricultural Technology) in southern Buenos Aires.

The International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) is a not-for-profit, scientific organization dedicated to responsible management of plant nutrients – N, P, K, S, and others – for the benefit of the human family. IPNI, which officially began operating January 1, 2007, is funded by fertilizer industry member companies and affiliates from around the world. With headquarters in Norcross, Georgia, U.S.A., IPNI has established effective programs led by scientific staff in many important global regions. The purpose is to help provide a coordinated scientific foundation for fertilizer nutrient use and to scientifically address associated environmental issues.


B.Sc. 1980 University of Buenos Aires (Agronomy)
M.Sc. 1989 Kansas State University (Agronomy)
Ph.D. 1992 Kansas State University (Soil Microbiology)