William Aguirre Ráquira, M.Sc.


Doctoral Candidate

room: 1.3 2.1 (black finger, 2nd floor)

Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
85354 Freising

Tel.: +49 (0) 8161-71-4719
Fax: +49 (0) 8161-71-4721

Research interest

Agroforestry, biodiversity, ecophysiology, transdisciplinarity and knowledge transfer.

Curriculum vitae

since 05.2018 Associate Researcher as Ph.D. Student
10.2013 - 10.2016 M.Sc. Horticultural Science, Technical University of Munich. Germany.
08.2012 - 12.2012 Visitor Researcher Humboldt University of Berlin.
04.2012 - 06.2012 Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS-USDA) Hackettstown, USA
03.2011 - 06.2011 Visitor Researcher Humboldt University of Berlin.
2010 - 2012 Independent Consultant as Agricultural Engineer, Colombia
2010 B.Sc. Agricultural Engineer. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Colombia

Current Research

·        Dynamics, growth and structure of pure and mixed forest stands of “Scots Pine” (Pinus sylvestris L.) and “European Beech” (Fagus sylvatica L.) across an ecological gradient in Europe (DFG).

·         Stable isotope analysis (ᵟ13C, ᵟ18O, ᵟ15N) on Scots Pine and European beech (Care4C)


2014  Andrea Villarreal, William Aguirre, Lilliana Hoyos. La Niña phenomenom: Impact on Cape goosberry production in Cundinamarca, Colombia. Revista de Ciencias Agrícolas. 31(1), 118-127

2014  W Aguirre-Ráquira, D Borda, L Hoyos-Carvajal. Potyvirus Affecting Uchuva (Physalis peruviana L.) in Centro Agropecuario Marengo, Colombia. Agricultural Sciences 5 (10), 897-905.

2011 W Aguirre, G Fischer, D Miranda. Heavy metal tolerance of crops by the use of arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi.Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Horticolas 5 (1), 141- 153.