Mozart Fonseca


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Assistant Professor

Department of Agriculture, Veterinary & Rangeland Sciences
University of Nevada/Mail Stop 202
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  Nevada   89557

Office: (775) 784-6649
Fax: 784-1375

Email: mfonseca@cabnr.unr.edu
Building: Max Fleischmann Agriculture,  Office 112

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EDUCATION
B.S. Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil, 2008
M.S. Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil, 2009
Ph.D. Texas A&M University, 2013

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Journals
Assessment of body fat composition in crossbred Nellore x Angus using biometric measurements. Fonseca, M. A., Tedeschi, L. O., Valadares Filho, S. C., De Paula, N. F., Villadiego, F. A. C., Silva Junior, J. M., Abreu, D. C., Chizzotti, M. L. 2017, J. Anim. Sci., 95(12), 5584–5596.
A glimpse of the future in animal nutrition science.1. Past and future challenges. Tedeschi, L. O., Almeida, A. K., Atzori, A. S., Muir, J. P., Fonseca, M. A., Cannas, A. 2017, Rev. Bras. Zootec, 46(5), 438-451.
Economic and environmental implications of wheat- crop sequences on organic dairy- farm simulations. Fonseca, M. A. 2016, Crop and Pasture Science, 67, 1127-1138
Evaluation of equations to estimate body composition in beef cattle using live, linear and standing-rib cut measurements. Fonseca, M. A. 2016, Animal Production Science, 57, 378-390
Evaluation of predictive equations developed to assess body composition of F1 Nellore x Angus bulls and steers. Fonseca, M. A., Valadares Filho, S. C., Tedeschi, L. O., Chizzotti, M. L., Machado, M. G., Abreu, D. C 2015, Anim. Prod. Sci., v.55: 978-987 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN13439
Nutritional requirements of primiparous Nellore lactating cows. Fonseca, M. A., Valadares Filho, S. C., Henrique, L. T. , Paulino, P. V. R. , Detmann, E. , Benedeti, P. D. B. , Silva, L. D., Amaral, P. M. 2012, Brazilian J. Animal Sci. 41:1222-1230.
Nutritional requirements of nursing Nellore calves. Fonseca, M. A., Valadares Filho, S. C., Henriques, L. T. , Paulino, P. V. R. , Detmann, E. , Fonseca, E. A., Benedeti, P. D. B., Silva, L. D. 2012, Brazilian J. Animal Sci. 41: 1212-1221.