Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Department
302 Life Sciences Bldg, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone Number: (225) 578-1464
Fax Number: (225) 578-1415
Area of Research:
Persistent dsRNA viruses of common
bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). I am conducting
research on common bean endornaviruses.
M.S. in Agricultural
Biotechnology, (2007), Kasetsart University,
Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
Internship, (2006), in the
Department of Plant Pathology and Crop
Physiology, Louisiana State University
B.S. in Biology, (2001),
Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand
From 2007 to 2010, I was an
instructor teaching General Microbiology and other
microbiology related courses at Mahasarakham
Peer Reviewed Articles
Bollich, P. and Valverde, R. A. 2013. First Report
of Tobacco ringspot virus Infecting Kudzu (Pueraria
montana) in Louisiana. Plant Disease
and R.A. Valverde.2013. Association of
endornaviruses of Black Turtle Soup common bean with
seed germination, grain yield, and host reaction to
Tobacco ringspot virus. Phytopathology.
Abou, N., S.
Khankhum, R.A. Valverde, and S. Sabanadzovic.
2013. A novel endornavirus infecting lima bean (Phaseolus
lunatus) and its occurrence in lima bean
genotypes. Phytopathology. 103(6).
S. Sabanadzovic, and R.A. Valverde. 2013. Occurrence
of endornaviruses in common bean (Phaseolus
vulgaris L.) cultivars and breeding lines from
the two main centers of domestication: Mesoamerica
and the Andes. Phytopathology. 103(5): S1.6.