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Horacio Gonda

Horacio Gonda

Teaching

Undergraduate courses at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden:
1993. HNF 1, Intermediary metabolism. Lab assistant, reports and seminars.
1994. BIO I, Cell biology. Lab assistant: oxidative phosphorylation.
1996. BIO I, Cell biology. Responsible for the exercices on liver metabolism (simulation PC model)
1995-1997. HFU 19, Applied animal nutrition. Responsible for the exercices on growth in pigs (simulation PC model)
1996-1997. HNU 3, Feed Science. Responsible for the exercices on energy partition in farm animals (simulation PC model)
1997. BKE 2, Biochemistry. Lecture on fatty acids metabolism and responsible for the exercises on liver metabolism and seminars.
Undergraduate courses at the National University of the Centre of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina:
1998-2017. Feeds and Feeding. Course responsible.
1998–2017. Pig Production. Responsible of the unit of Nutrition
2005-2017. Agro Industrial Raw Materials. Course responsible.
Master program and PhD courses At the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden:
1996. Animal Nutrition I (5 credits) PhD program. Co-coordinator or the course, lectures and seminars.
1997. Animal Nutrition II (5 credits) PhD program. Co-coordinator or the course, lectures and seminars.
1997. Nitrogen metabolism in farm animals (2 credits) Master program. Lecture on growth and growth composition in pigs
2010/2011-2013. Basic Nutrition.`Food of Life´ Erasmus Mundus Masters Course, and Master program in Animal Science. Guest Lecturer
2017. Animal science. A Scientific approach. Master program. Lectures: Feed Science, Nutritional Physiology and Production Biology.
2017. Nutritional physiology. Master program. Lecture: Carbohydrates metabolism.
2018. Feed Science. Master program. Lecture: Carbohydrates and lignin; Forage for ruminants.
PhD courses at the National University of the Centre of the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentine:
2007. Ingestive behaviour and food intake in grazing ruminants (40 h) PhD program. Course coordinator and lecturer.
2009. Grass structure: from the genesis of the tissues to the production systems (24 h) PhD program. Course coordinator.
PhD courses at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil:
2008. Advances in techniques to estimate food intake and metabolism in grazing animals (40 h) Postgraduate Program, Agronomy Faculty Responsible of the subject: Estimation of the whole body nutrient balance in grazing ruminants.

Supervision

1995-1999. Member of the supervising committee (PhD). Vet. Mariona Reverter. Amino acid utilization in pigs fed forage meals diets. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

2008-2010. Co-supervisor (PhD). Agr. Carolina Bremm. Plant-animal relationships in complex grazing systems. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2008-2011. Co-supervisor (PhD). Agr. Julio Kuhn da Trindade. Grazing behaviour and forage intake of beef cattle on natural grasslands. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2009-2011. Co-supervisor (PhD). Agr. Glaucia Azevedo do Amaral. Effect of different grazing intensities on the intake of ryegrass and enteric methane emission. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2007-2012. Main supervisor (PhD). Vet. Federico Sánchez Chopa. Efficiency of utilization of the dietary nitrogen in calves fed diets with different nitrogen: rumen degradable carbohydrates ratios. Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentina.

2007-2012. Main supervisor (PhD). Biol. Lic. Laura B. Nadin. Forage intake and ingestive behaviour of grazing calves. Effect of energy supplementation, grazing time and sward structure. Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentina.

2010-2012. Co-supervisor (PhD). Agr. Jean Mezzarina. Optimizing the initial and final sward heights in rotatory grazing system to maximise the ingestion rates of forage. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2011-2012. Main supervisor (MSc). Anim. Sci. Gunilla Ström. Effect of botanically diverse pastures on the milk fatty acid profiles in New Zealand dairy cows. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

2012-2013. Main supervisor (MSc). Anim. Sci. Caroline Robertsson. Effect of dietary fatty acids on milk fat lipolysis. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

2012-2014. Member of the supervising committee (PhD). Agr. Lidiane Fonseca. Development of bioacoustics methods for describing and quantifying the ingestive process in grassland environments. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2013-2016. Member of the supervising committee (PhD). Agr. Rebecca Danielsson. Methanogens and enteric methane production in dairy cows. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

2011-present. Main supervisor (PhD). Vet. Karen Williams. Quantification of the methane emissions by grazing ruminants and wetlands of the central area of the Buenos Aires Province. Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentina.

2015-present. Main supervisor (PhD). Agr. Eng. María Paz Tieri. Efficiency of utilization of the dietary nitrogen in dairy cows and its environmental impact. Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, Tandil, Argentina.

Selected publications

Gallardo, M.R.A., Cangiano, C., Gagliostro, G. and Gonda, H.L. 1991. Intake of grazing dairy cows. I. Effect of corn grain supplementation on substitution rate and milk yield. Argentinean Journal of Animal Production. 11(4): 381-389.


Gonda, H.L., Rearte, D.H., García, P.T., Gallardo, M.R.A., Santini, F.J. and Garciarena, A.D. 1992. Effect of pasture maturity on forage intake and milk yield and composition. Argentinean Journal of Animal Production. 12 (3): 223-234.


Gonda, H.L., Rearte, D.H., García, P.T., Santini, F.J. and Maritano de Correche, M. 1992. The effect of lipid content of pasture on milk fat composition. Argentinean Journal of Animal Production. 12 (3): 235-251.


Gonda, H.L. y Lindberg, J.E. 1993. Prediction of energy status in sheep from blood metabolites. En: Sheep and goat nutrition. Nastis, A., ed. FAO-CIHEAM-EC: 49-53.
Lindberg, J.E., Gonda, H.L. and Wejdemar, K. 1993. Smältbarhet och energiinnehåll i vete- och kornfoderstater utfodrade till tjurkalvar. Institutionen för husdjurens utfodring och vård. SLU, Uppsala. Rapport 218.


Bertilsson, J., Gonda, H.L. and Lindberg, J.E. 1994. Effects of level and degradability of rapeseed meal in rations for dairy cows. 1. Animal performance. Acta Agric. Scand., Section A, Animal Sci. 44: 222-229.


Gonda, H.L. and Lindberg, J.E. 1994. Evaluation of dietary nitrogen utilization in dairy cows based on urea concentrations in blood, urine and milk, and on urinary concentration of purine derivatives. Acta Agric. Scand., Section A, Animal Sci. 44: 236-245.


Gonda, H.L., Emanuelson, M. and Murphy, M. 1996. The effect of roughage to concentrate ratio in the diet on nitrogen and purine metabolism in dairy cows. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 64: 27-42.


Gonda, H.L., Emanuelson, M. and Murphy, M. 1996. The effect of roughage to concentrate ratio in the diet on nitrogen and purine metabolism in dairy cows. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 64: 27-42.

Lindberg, J.E. y Gonda, H.L. 1996. Fibre and protein digestion in goats. (Review) In: VI International Conference on Goats. Volume 2. 6-11 May 1996. International Academic Publishers. China. (First edition) pp. 495-509. (Also published as: Lindberg, J.E. and Gonda, H.L. 1997. Fibre and protein digestion in goats. Cah. Options Méditerr. 25: 47-58.

Gonda, H.L. and Lindberg, J.E. 1997. Effect of diet on milk allantoin ans its relationship with urinary allantoin in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 80: 364-373.

Gonda, H.L., Lindberg, J.E. and Holtenius, K. 1997. Plasma levels of energy metabolites and pancreatic hormones in relation to the level of intake and intraruminal infusions of volatile fatty acids in fed wether sheep. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., 116A, 65-73.

Reverter. M., Lundh, T., Gonda, H.L. y Lindberg, J.E. 2000. Portal net appearance of amino acids in growing pigs fed a barley-based diet with inclusion of three different forage meals. British Journal of Nutrition, 84: 483-494.

Carvalho, P.C.F.; Gonda, H.L.; Wade, M.H.; Mezzalira, J.C.; Amaral, M.F.; Gonçalves, E.N.; Santos, D.T.; Nadin, L.; Poli, C.H. 2008. Structural characteristics of the sward and forage intake: what to graze, when to graze, how much to graze and how to search for forage. In: Odilon Gomes Pereira, José Antônio Obeid, Dilermando Miranda da Fonseca, Domício do Nascimento Junior (Eds.). 4to Simposio sobre Manejo Estratégico de Pasturas y 2do Simposio Internacional de Producción Animal en Pastoreo. Viçosa, Brasil. Suprema Gráfica e Editora Ltda.pp. 101-130.

Milano, G.D.; Sánchez Chopa, F.; Nadin, L.B. and Gonda, H.L. 2008. Previous nutrition and entry time to pasture affect weight gain and grazing behaviour in steers. Grassland Science in Europe, 13: 831-833. ISBN 978-91-85911-47-9

Carvalho, P.C.F., Trindade, J.K., Mezzalira, J.C., Poli, C.H.E.C., Nabinger, C., Genro, T.C.M. and Gonda, H.L. 2009. From the bite to precision grazing: understanding the plant-animal interface to exploit the multi-functionality of grasslands. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 38: 109-122.

Bakker, M.L., Ferragine, M.C., Gonda. H.L., Nadin. L.B. and Sánchez Chopa, F. 2009. Conteúdo e padrão de n-alcanos nos componentes morfológicos do azevém perene (Lolium perenne) em estado reprodutivo numa pastagem do sudeste de Buenos Aires, Argentina. 46º Reunión Anual de la Sociedad Brasilera de Zootecnia, 14-17 de julio, Maringá, Brasil. ISSN 1806-9290.

Carvalho, P.C.F.; Mezzalira, J.C.; Fonseca, L.; Wesp, C.L.; Trindade, J.K.; Neves, F.P.; Pinto, C.E.; Amaral, M.F.; Bremm, C.; Amaral, G.A.; Santos, D.T.; Sánchez Chopa, F.; Gonda, H.L.; Nabinger, C. y Poli, C.H.E.C. 2009. From the bite to the feed station: 3D management to much the sward structure to the grazing process. VII Simposio e III Congresso de Forragicultura e Pastagens. Lavras-MG: UFLA, 2009, v. 1, pp. 116-137. ISBN – 978.85-60249-34-3. (Invited paper).

Carvalho, P.C.F.; Trindade, J.K.; Silva, S.C. da; Bremm, C.; Mezzalira, J.C.; Nabinger, C.; Amaral, M.F.; Carassai, I.A.; Martins, R.S.; Genro, C.M.; Gonçalves, E.N.; Amaral, G.A.;

Gonda, H.L.; Poli, C.H.E.C. and Santos, D.T. dos. 2009. Forage intake in grazing animals: analogies and simulations in rotative grazing. In: Intensification of the animal production systems based on pastures. Fundaçáo de Estudos Agrários, Luiz de Queiroz-FEALQ. Brazil. Pp: 61-94. ISSN 2175-0823. (Invited paper).

Sánchez Chopa, F., Nadin, L.B. y Gonda, H.L. 2009. Two different drying methods of bovine faeces for estimating n-alkane concentration, intake and digestibility: a comparison. Ruminant Physiology. Digestion, metabolism and effects of nutrition on reproduction and welfare. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. p. 136-138. ISBN 978-90-8686-119-4

 

Sánchez Chopa, F., Nadin, L.B., Trindade, J.K., Amaral, G. and Gonda, H.L. 2010. Evaluation of time of access to a daily strip on body weight gain and nitrogen balance. An overview of research on pastoral-based systems in the southern part of South-america. p. 190-192. ISBN: 978-950-658-239-5.

Nadin L.B., Sánchez Chopa F., Agnelli M.L., Mogni R., Casado M.C., Trindade J. and Gonda H.L. 2010. Short term intake rate and insensible weight losses in steers grazing Avena sativa with three different structures. An overview of research on pastoral-based systems in the Southern part of South-America. p. 194-196. ISBN: 978-950-658-239-5.

Nadin, L.B., Sánchez Chopa, F., Trindade, J.K., Amaral, G., Milano, G.D., Moreno, L.S. and Gonda, H.L. 2010. Comparison of methods to quantify bite rate in calves grazing winter oats with different structures. Grassland in a changing world. Grassland Science in Europe. Vol. 15:898-901. ISBN 978-3-86944-021-7.

Sánchez Chopa, F., Nadin, L.B., Trindade, J.K., Amaral, G. and Gonda, H.L. 2010. Effect of entry time to a daily strip on daily weight gain and nitrogen balance. Grassland in a changing world. Grassland Science in Europe. Vol. 15:997-1000. ISBN 978-3-86944-021-7.

Carvalho, P.C.F.; Trindade, J.K.; Mezzalira, J.C.; Bremm, C. and Gonda, H.L. 2011. Studies on forage intake in grazing ruminants and their impact on ruminant production. III International Symposium on Advances on Research Techniques for Ruminant Nutrition. Pirassununga, Brazil. March 2011 (Invited paper).

Trindade, J.K. da, Carvalho, P.C.de F., Neves, F.P., Pinto, C.E., Gonda, H.L., Nadin, L.B. and Correira, L.H.S. 2011. Potencial de um método acústico em quantificar as atividades de bovinos em pastejo. Pesq. Agropec. Bras., Brasilia, 46:965-968. ISSN 0100-204X
Fonseca, L., Mezzalira, J.C., Bremm, C., Filho, R.S.A., Gonda, H.L. and Carvalho, P. C.de F. 2012. Management targets for maximising the short-term herbage intake rate of cattle grazing in Sorghum bicolour. Livestock Science, 145: 205-211. ISSN 1871-1413

Trindade, J.K. da, Pinto, C.E., Neves, F.P., Mezzalira, J.C., Bremm, C., Genro, T.C.M., Tischler, M.R., Nabinger, C., Gonda, H.L. and Carvalho, P.C. de F. 2012. Forage allowance as a target of grazing management: implications on grazing time and forage searching. Rangeland Ecology & Management Journal, 65:382–393. ISSN 1550-7424

Nadin, L.B., Sánchez Chopa, F., Gibb, M., Trindade, J.K., Amaral, G., Carvalho, P. and Gonda, H.L. 2012. Comparison of methods to quantify bite rate in calves grazing winter oats with different structures. Applied Animal Behaviour Sciences, 139:50-57. ISSN 0168-1591

Sánchez Chopa, F., Nadin, L.B. and Gonda, H.L. 2012. Two different drying methods of bovine faeces for estimating n-alkane concentration, intake and digestibility: a comparison. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 177:1-6. ISSN 0377-8401

Bremm, C., Laca, E.A., Fonseca, L., Mezzalira, J.C., Gomes Elejalde, D.A., Gonda, H.L. and Carvalho, P.C. de F. 2012. Foraging behaviour of beef heifers and ewes in natural grasslands with distinct proportions of tussocks. Applied Animal Behaviour Sciences, 141:108-116. ISSN 0168-1591

Mezzalira, J.C., Carvalho, P.C. de F., Fonseca, L., Bremm, C., Cangiano, C., Gonda, H.L. and Laca, E.A. 2014. Behavioural mechanisms of intake rate by heifers grazing swards of contrasting structures. Applied Animal Behaviour Sciences, 153:1-9. ISSN 0168-1591

Juliarena, M.P., Fusé, V.S., Priano, M.E., Peralta, L.E., Berkovic, M., Gonda, H.L., Guzmán, S.A., Gere, J.I. and Gratton, R. 2014. Methane emission from faeces of steers fed diets with different forage: cereal grain ratio. First Conference on Greenhouse Gases in South American Agricultural Systems. Serie Actas INIA. Vol. 54:107-108. ISSN 0717-4810.

Sánchez Chopa, F., Nadin, L.B., Agnelli, L., Trindade, J.K. and Gonda, H.L. 2015. Nitrogen balance in Holstein steers grazing winter oats: effect of nitrogen fertilization. Animal Production Science, 56: 2039-2046. Available online http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN141007 (eISSN: 1836-5787).

Trindade, J.K. da, Neves, F.P., Pinto, C.E., Bremm, C., Mezzalira, J.C., Nadin, L.B., Genro, T.C.M., Gonda, H.L. and Carvalho, P.C. de F. 2016. Daily forage intake on natural grassland: response to forage allowance and sward structure. Rangeland Ecology & Management Journal, 69-1:59-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2015.10.002 (ISSN 1550-7424).

Danielsson, R., Dicksved, J., Sun, L., Gonda, H., Müller, B., Schnürer, A., Bertilsson, J. 2017. Methane production in dairy cows correlates with rumen methanogenic and bacterial community structure. Frontiers in Microbiology. Doi: 8.226. 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00226.

Bakker, M.L., Alvarado, P.I., Gonda, H.L., Hidalgo, L.G., Inza, M.C., Wade, M.H., Dalla Valle, D.E., Otero, M.J., Yuño, M.M. 2017. Temporal variation in faecal n-alkane ratios and estimation of pasture intake in calves. Argentinean Journal of Animal Production. Vol. 37, 2:1-9.


Contact
Senior Lecturer at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management; Feed Science
Telephone: +4618672350, +46705686302
Postal address:
Box 7024
750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Ulls väg 26, Uppsala