Professor, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, RS, Brazil
Flávio Roberto Mello Garcia is a Professor at the Universidade Federal de Pelotas (UFPel), Brazil. He did his Master’s Degree and obtained his PhD in Zoology (Entomology) at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil. He did postdoctoral training at the University of Florida (UF) and trained at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). He is a CNPq (Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) researcher. He is an author of more than 200 articles and chapters and 9 books. He coordinated more than 34 research projects in Brazil, Africa, Uruguay, and the United States.