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Mario Gutierrez

Mario Gutierrez

Senior Director of Research and Development

Mario brings over 20 years of broad experience in plant physiology, remote sensing, cropping systems, and pathology in academia and has published more than 40 scientific articles. He has reviewed several international science journals in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Mario has helped us develop research projects in phytopathology, tissue culture, pesticides, and developed new watercress varieties. He’s also been involved in agricultural regulations regarding water quality and pesticide use by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and in certifying B&W organic land by the Quality Certification Services (QCS). He gained a Doctoral degree in Crop Science from the Oklahoma State University in 2009.