Departments

The twelve Departments are all active in teaching, research and extension services:

Agri-food Industry, Food and Nutrition

This department develops activities in the areas of Agri-food Industry, Food and Beverage Quality Analyses and Control; Science and Technology of Animal and Vegetable Origin Food; Food Safety and Security; Sugar and Alcohol Technology. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture and Food Science, the last one being coordinated by this department. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Food Science and Technology.

Further information

Visit http://www.lan.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lan-esalq@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4150

LAN

Animal Science

This department develops activities and projects involving all major species of economic interest such as dairy and beef cattle, swine, sheep, goats, horses, fish and poultry in a wide range of areas including Animal Feeding and Nutrition; Feed Composition; Genetics and Animal Breeding; Production Systems; Animal Reproduction and Management; Animal Physiology; Milk Quality; Animal Biotechnology; Forage and Pasture Crops. It offers undergraduate courses in Agriculture and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Animal Science and Pastures.

Further information

Visit http://www.zootecnia.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: zootecniaesalq@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4134

Biological Sciences

This department develops activities in the areas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Plant Physiology; Plant and Yeast Biotechnology; Animal and Plant Ecology; Vertebrate Zoology. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management, Food Science and Biological Sciences, the last one being coordinated by this department. Its faculty participates in a graduate programs in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry and also in the international program in Cellular and Molecular Plant Biology.

 

Further information

Visit http://www.lcb.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lcb.esalq@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4136

LCB

Biosystems Engineering

This department develops activities in the areas of Watershed Management; Hydrology, Hydraulics and Irrigation; Surveying and Geoprocessing; Mechanization and Agriculture Machinery; Rural Buildings and Animal Behavior; Agro-environment Physics and Meteorology. It offers courses for all undergraduate programs at USP/ESALQ. Its faculty participate in graduate program in Agricultural Systems Engineering.

Further information

Visit http://www.leb.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: chefeleb@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3447-8541

LEB

Crop Science

This department develops activities in the areas of Irrigation; Crop Modeling; Organic Agriculture; Weed Science; Horticulture (Flower Crops, Fruit Crops; Landscaping and Olericulture); Medicinal and Aromatic Plants; Production, Analysis and Processing of Seeds; other crops: Soybean, Corn, Sugarcane, Cotton, Rice, Wheat, Barley, Common Bean, Sorghum, Cassava, Sunflower, Peanut, Rubber Tree and Coffee. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Biological Sciences and Food Science. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Crop Science.

Further information

Visit http://www.lpv.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lpv@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4190

LPV

Economics, Administration and Sociology

This department develops activities in the areas of Economic, Administration and Social Sciences, with specific focus on the following fields: Economic Policies; Sociology and Rural Extension; Natural Resources and Environmental Economics; Econometrics; Logistics and Transportation; Decision Analysis and Risk Management; Land Economics; Future Market Economics; Production Economics; Labor Economics; Agribusiness Economics; Education Economics; Industrial Organization; International Economy; Land and Income Distribution; Media, Environment and Society; Environmental Management; Licentiate. 

It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management, Food ScienceEconomics. It is also responsible for licentiate programs in Agriculture and Biological Sciences, for the Program in Continuous Education in Economics and Business Management (Pecege) and its faculty participates in a graduate program in Applied Economics and Administration.

Further information

Visit http://www.economia.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: les.esalq@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4444

LES

Entomology and Acarology

This department develops activities in three major research areas: Insect Taxonomy and Bioecology; Arthropod-Plant-Microorganisms Interactions; Strategies for Insect Pest Management. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management, Food Science and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Entomology.

Further information

Visit http://www.lea.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: entomologia@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4199

LEA

Forest Sciences

This department develops activities in the areas of Forestry; Forest Management; Applied Ecology and Technology of Forest Products, in order to assess, plan and manage a sustainable use and conservation of forest resources, taking into account environmental, social and economical aspects. It is responsible for the creation of the undergraduate program in Forestry, and provides undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Environmental Management and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Forest Resources.

Further information

Visit http://www2.lcf.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lcf@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 2105-8621

LCF

Genetics

This department develops activities in the areas of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology; Population Biology and Dynamic Evolution of Plants; Plant Cytogenetics; Microbial Genetics; Poultry Genetic Improvement; Physiological Genetics and Biochemistry; Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management, Food Science and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in a graduate programs in Plant Genetics and Breeding and also in the international program in Cellular and Molecular Plant Biology.

Further information

Visit http://www.genetica.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lgn@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3447-8621

LGN

Math, Chemistry and Statistics

This department develops activities in the areas of Analytical Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry, Physics-Chemistry, Organic Chemistry; Applied Mathematics, Experimental Statistics, Multivariate Analysis, Survival Analysis, Regression Models, Bayesian Statistics, Quality Management Statistics. It offers basic courses for all undergraduate programs at USP/ESALQ. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Statistics and Agricultural Experimentation.

Further information

Visit http://www.lce.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lce.esalq@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4127

LCE

Plant Pathology and Nematology

This department develops activities in the areas of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria Phytoplasmas; Postharvest Diseases; Epidemiology and Plant Diseases Control; Biochemical and Physiological Plant Pathology; Genetic and Genomic of Plant-pathogen Interaction; Plant Pathogenic Fungi; Electronic Microscopy; Plant Nematology; Forest Pathology; Seed Pathology; Plant Virology. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management, Food Science and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in a graduate program in Plant Pathology.

Further information

Visit http://www.lfn.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lfn@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3429-4124

LFN

Soil Science

This department develops activities in the areas of Soils; Crop Fertilization; Plant Mineral Nutrition; Soil Microbiology, including mineral, physical, chemical and biological features. It has expanded its focus by incorporating teaching and research of environmental science to its traditional agronomic themes. It offers undergraduate courses for programs in Agriculture, Forestry, Environmental Management and Biological Sciences. Its faculty participates in graduate programs in Soils and Plant Nutrition and also in Agricultural Microbiology.

Further information

Visit http://www.solos.esalq.usp.br/en/

e-mail: lso.lab@usp.br
Phone: +55 19 3417-2100

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