photo: Josielle RezendeJosielle Rezende

Graduate Student
E-mail: jrezende@agcenter.lsu.edu
Major Professor: Dr. Zhiyuan Chen

Education:

  • 2011 – present – Ph D. student, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge-LA.
  • 2010 – Research Associate,  Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge-LA.
  • 2008 – 2010 – M.Sc. (Agronomy), Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil.
  • 2003 – 2007 – B.Sc. (Agronomy Engineering), Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil.

Research Experience:

  • 2011 – Present – Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge-LA.
  • 2004 – 2007 – Internship in the Laboratory of Phytopathology at Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil.

Area of Research:

Objectives:

  • Determine the responses of different soybean varieties to Cercospora leaf blight (CLB) disease.
  • Determine the effect of environmental factors on CLB disease development
  • Determine the source of Cercospora Kikuchii inoculums.