Dr Nahuel Pachas

Agroforestry Research Officer

School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 52126


Dr. A. Nahuel Pachas has over 15 years’ experience in research of agroforestry and silvopastoral systems. Currently, his has a Postdoctoral position at the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences working with an agroforestry in Laos project funded by ACIAR. Dr. Pachas completed his PhD at the University of Queensland studying the water use of leucaena grass pastures and how the density affects above and below ground interactions between leucaena and grass. Before joining UQ, from 2002 he worked in the National Institute of Agriculture Technology (INTA) as a researcher focusing on silvopastoral systems. He obtained his Agriculture Engineer degree at the Faculty of Agronomy, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (2001) and subsequently completed his M.Sc in Natural resources from the same university.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Natural Resources, University of Buenos Aires
  • Bachelors in Agricultural Science, University of Buenos Aires


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Book Chapter

  • Colcombet, Luis, Esquivel, Jorge I., Fassola, Hugo E., Goldfarb, María Cristina, Lacorte, Santiago M., Pachas, Nahuel, Rossner, Belén and Winck, Rosa A. (2015). Los sistemas silvopastoriles en las provincias de Misiones y Corrientes, Argentina. In Florencia Montagnini, Eduardo Somarriba, Enrique Murgueitio, Hugo Fassola and Beatriz Eibl (Ed.), Sistemas agroforestales: funciones productivas, socioeconómicas y ambientales (pp. 105-129) Turrialba, Costa Rica: CATIE.

  • Pachas, Anibal Nahuel Alejandro, Rohatsch, Pablo and Fassola, Hugo (2012). Comportamiento agronómico de la especie Pachyrhizus ahipa en la Provincia de Misiones (Argentina). In Olivia Lopez, Maria Alejandra Garcia and Sonia Viña (Ed.), Pachyrhizus ahipa revalorización de un cultivo ancestral (pp. 22-53) Spain: Editorial Académica Española.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Fassola, H. E, Lacorte, S. M., Pachas, A. N., Goldfarb, C., Esquivel, J., Colcombet, L., Crechi, E. H., Keller, A. and Barth, S. R. (2009). Los sistemas silvopastoriles en la región subtropical del NE argentino. In: XIII Congreso Forestal Mundial, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (). 18-25 October 2009.

Other Outputs

  • Pachas, Anibal Nahuel Alejandro (2017). A study of water use in leucaena-grass systems PhD Thesis, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland. doi:10.14264/uql.2017.621