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CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS/VISITING SCHOLAR

Brenda S. Tubaņa

Associate Professor of Soil Fertility

Curriculum Vitae

 

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

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

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

 

Saoli Chanda

Ph.D. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Characterization of energy cane biomass and nitrogen status using remote sensing technology

 

Starting date: Spring 2012

Payton Dupree

Research Associate/M.S. Graduate Student

 

B.S. Environmental Sustainability - University of Louisiana,  Lafayette, 2011

M.S. Research Project: Integrating soil nitrate level in refining nitrogen fertilizer management in Louisiana corn production system

 

Tapasya Babu

Ph.D. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Silicon calibration research on soils and crops of Louisiana

 

Starting date: Fall 2012

 

 

Murilo de S. Martins

Research Associate

 

M.S. Agronomy - Louisiana State University, 2012

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

 

 

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

 

Brandon White

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Nitrogen and silicon study in wheat production

 

Starting date: Spring 2013

 

Flavia Bastos Agostinho

Ph.D. Graduate Student

 

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

 

Starting date: May 2013

 

Wooiklee Paye

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project:

 

Starting date: January 2014

 

 

Daniel Forestieri Muņoz

M.S. Graduate Student

 

Research project: Nitrogen source and rate effect on sugarcane production

Starting date: August 2014

FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS
Name Degree Graduated Current Position
Josh Lofton Ph.D. May 2012 Assistant Prof., LSU AgCenter

Marilyn Dalen

M.S. December 2012 Ph.D. Student, LSU
Yumiko Kanke Ph.D. May 2013  

FORMER RESEARCH/POST DOC FELLOW AND GRADUATE VISITING SCHOLAR

 

 

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