University of Florida

José Alvarez

Adjunct and Emeritus Professor
Specialty: Farm Management and Production Economics

Active Projects

  • Farm management/production economics problems on sugarcane and rice
  • Agrotechnology for crop production and environmental quality protection
  • Cuban agriculture and its relation to Florida: challenges and opportunities

Selected Publications

Refereed

  • Alvarez, José and Lázaro Peña Castellanos. Cuba's Sugar Industry. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida. (In Press.)
  • Alvarez, J. and L.E. Datnoff. "The Economics of Silicon for Integrated Management and Sustainable Rice Production." Crop Protection (In Press).
  • Alvarez, José and Lázaro Peña Castellanos. "U.S. Sugar Policy Framework and Options for Restoring Part of the Cuban Sugar Quota." Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing 8:1 (1996), pp. 15.31.
  • Peña Castellanos, Lázaro and José Alvarez. "The Transformation of the State Extensive Growth Model in Cuba's Sugarcane Agriculture." Agriculture and Human Values 13:1 (Winter 1996), pp. 59-68.
  • Deren, C.W., J. Alvarez and B. Glaz. "Use of Economic Criteria for Selections of Clones in a Sugarcane Breeding Program." Proc. International Society of Sugarcane Technologists, XXI Congress, Kasetsart University Press, Bangkok, Thailand, Vol. 2, 1995, pp. 437-447.
  • Alvarez, José and C.A. Sanchez. "Agro-economic Research Results and Environmental Regulations: Phosphorus Applications in Sweet Corn and Lettuce in the Everglades." Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 7:2-3 (1995), pp. 15-24.
  • Cherry, Ronald H. and José Alvarez. "Effect of Time and Bait Exposure on Number of Wireworms (Coleoptera:Elateridae) Found at Baits." Florida Entomologist 78:3 (September 1995), pp. 549-553.

Non-Refereed

  • Peña Castellanos, Lázaro and José Alvarez. "The Cuban Sugar Agroindustry and the Sweeteners Market in the 1990s: Implications for the Future." Sugar y Azucar 94:12 (December 1999), pp. 14-28.
  • Alvarez, José. "Independent Agricultural Cooperatives in Cuba?" Cuba in Transition 9. Proc. of the Ninth Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE), Coral Gables, Florida, August 1999, pp. 157-164.
  • Alvarez, José and Lázaro Peña Castellanos. Competition and Complementarity in Agriculture Between Cuba and Florida: The Case of Sugar, International Working Paper IW98-1, International Agricultural Trade and Development Center, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, February 1998, pp. 19.
  • Alvarez, José and Leo C. Polopolus. "Sugar and the 1996 Farm Bill." Food and Resource Economics Sugar Policy Series No. 10, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, December 1996, pp. 5.
  • Alvarez, José and Lázaro Peña Castellanos. Preliminary Study of the Sugar Industries in Cuba and Florida Within the Context of the World Sugar Market, International Working Paper IW95-6, International Agricultural Trade and Development Center, Food and Resource Economics Department, University of Florida, March 1995, pp. 95.

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