Plant Biology Lab 164
M.S Plant Pathology 2010. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI. thesis title: Management of asparagus rots. Advisor: Dr. Mary K. Hausbeck
B.S Microbiology. 2005 Los Andes University, Bogota, Colombia
Characterizing Colletotrichum spp. causing disease on onions and celery: biology, epidemiology and management tools.
Disease diagnostics, mycology, agricultural cropping systems, epidemiology, disease management, education and extension.
Recent Awards and Honors:
2011 Vegetable Industry Scholarship, Michigan Vegetable Council Inc.
2011 A.L. Rogers Endowed Research Scholarship Award, Michigan State University.
2009 American Phytopathological Society- Caribbean Division (APS-CD), Second place
student paper competition award.
Rodríguez-Salamanca, L. M., Foster, J.M., and Hausbeck, M. K. 2009. Greenhouse and field herbicide evaluation on asparagus plants. Page 76 in: Proceedings of XIIth International Asparagus Symposium, 29 Oct-1 Nov, Lima, Peru.