HerschlagRachel Herschlag

Graduate Student
Email: RHerschlag@agcenter.lsu.edu
Major Professor: Dr. Rodrigo Valverde

Education

M.S. in Plant Pathology, Louisiana State University, 2015 - present

B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tulane University, 2015

 

 

Area of Research

Mycoviruses of soybean rust

Publications

Herschlag, R. 2015. Floral character evolution in response to an aquatic environment in
Podostemaceae: A phylogenetic approach. Tulane Undergraduate Research Journal. Vol. 2.

Schenk, J. J., Herschlag, R., and Thomas, D.W. 2015. Describing a new species into a
polyphyletic genus: taxonomic novelty in Ledermanniella s.l. (Podostemaceae) from Cameroon. Systematic Botany. 40: 539-552.

Presentations

Herschlag, R., Schenk, J.J. and Thomas, D.W. Describing a new species into a
polyphyletic genus: taxonomic novelty in Ledermanniella s.l. (Podostemaceae) from Cameroon. Botany 2015. Boise, Idaho.

Grants

  • Tulane Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching Summer Student Research Grant
  • Newcomb College Institute Travel Grant
  • Newcomb College Institute Independent Study Grant