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CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS/VISITING SCHOLAR

Brenda S. Tubaña

Associate Professor of Soil Fertility

Curriculum Vitae

 

Ph.D. Soil Science - Oklahoma State University, 2007

M.S. Soil Science - University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2002

B.S. Agriculture - University of the Philippines Los Baños, 1992

 

Marilyn Dalen

Ph.D. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Non-invasive, field-scale estimation of feedstock-based energy cane production using remote sensing technology; Impact of N and harvest date on yield, quality, and biofuel production efficiency of energy cane

 

Starting date: Spring 2013

Yumiko Kanke

Post-Doctoral Researcher

 

Ph.D. Soil Science - Louisiana State University, 2013

M.S. Soil Science - Oklahoma State University, 2009

B.S. Soil Science - Oklahoma State University, 2008

 

 

Flavia Bastos Agostinho

M.S./Ph.D. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Silicon nutrition in rice production; interaction of silicon with other plant nutrients

 

Starting date: May 2013

 

Murilo de S. Martins

Research Associate

 

M.S. Agronomy - Louisiana State University, 2012

Bachelor of Agronomist Engineer - UFRB, Cruz das Almas, Brazil, 2008

 

 

Wooiklee Paye

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project:  Calibration research on silicon in rice production in Louisiana

 

Starting date: January 2014

     
Graduate Students Country Current Location
1. Josh Lofton, Ph.D., 2012* USA Faculty at Oklahoma State University
2. Yumiko Kanke, Ph.D., 2013*ঠJapan Post-Doc, Louisiana State University
3. Marilyn Dalen, M.S., 2013 Philippines Ph.D. Student, Louisiana State University
4. Brandon White, M.S., 2015 USA  
5. Payton Dupree, M.S., 2015 USA  
6. Saoli Chanda, Ph.D., 2015 India Manager, Southern Soils Lab Inc.
7. Tapasya Babu, Ph.D., 2015 India Post-Doc, Cornell University
8. Wooiklle Paye, M.S. Liberia  
9. Flavia Agostinho, M.S. Brazil  
10. Marilyn Dalen, Ph.D. Philippines  
11. Daniel Forestieri, M.S. Ecuador  
12. Maryam Shahrtash, Ph.D. Iran  
13. Samuel Kwakye, M.S. Ghana  
14. Joseph Garret, M.S. USA  
 Award Recipients
*  Gerald O. Mott Meritorious Graduate Student Award in Crop Science
‡  International Plant Nutrition Institute Scholar Award
†  American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Fellowship Award
¶  LSU Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

 

Daniel Forestieri Muñoz

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Nitrogen source and rate effect on sugarcane production

 

Starting date: August 2014

 

Maryam Shahrtash

Ph.D. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Silicon fertilization and its role in disease management in wheat

 

Starting date: August 2014

 

 

 

Samuel Kwakye

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Slow release nitrogen (and potassium) technology in sugarcane production

 

Starting date: August 2015

 

Joseph Garret

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Impact of nitrogen source on seasonal changes on plant-available nitrogen forms in sugarcane production

 

Starting date: Spring 2016

VISITING RESEARCH FELLOW AND SCHOLARS

 

Constancio de Asis, Jr.

Research Fellow, Apr - Jun 2012

Expertise: Mitigation of methane emission in rice production

 

 

 

C. Narayanaswamy

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sep 2011-Oct 2012

Expertise: Silicon nutrition and calibration research

Test Crops/Plants: Rice, ryegrass, sugarcane

 

Suelen

 

Suelen Cristina Mendonca Maia

Ph.D. Student - Visiting Scholar

Universidade Estadula Paulista

May 2013 to March 2014

Lucas

 

Lucas Barbosa

Ph.D. Student - Visiting Scholar

Universidade Estadula Paulista

September 2013 to March 2014

 

Benjamas Rossopa

M.S. Soil Science (Soil Microbiology)

Kasertsart University

Thailand

Summer 2009 (May to August)

Yaowaret Kittitrakarn

M.S. Soil Science

Kasertsart University

Thailand

Summer 2010 (May to August)

Bangon Ubon

M.S. Soil Science

Kasertsart University

Thailand

Summer 2011 (May to August)

Maneetip Khunthong

M.S. Soil Science

Kasertsart University

Thailand

Summer 2012 (May to August)

Pintip Bootkaew

M.S. Soil Science

Kasertsart University

Thailand

Summer 2012 (May to August)

Pilatluk Lunlio

Ph.D. Soil Science

Kasertsart University

Thailand

Summer 2013 (May to August)

Ivan

Ivan Andres

B.S. Student Visiting Scholar

Zamorano Pan-Americana Agricultural School

January to April 2014

 

Daniel

Daniel Ernesto Forestieri Muñoz

B.S. Student Visiting Scholar

Zamorano Pan-Americana Agricultural School

January to June 2014

 

 

Gustavo Alves Santos

Ph.D. Student Visiting Scholar

Uberlandia Federal University, Brazil

March to December 2015