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Alexandra

A ZumFelde

Nationality: Germany
Gender: Female

Witzenhausen
Germany 37213
Phone: +49-175-590-1600
Email: zumfelde@mailbox.org
Skype name:  alxzumfelde
Geographical scope: International


Professional qualifications:

Dr. agr. Phytopathology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, (03-08);
M. agr. Phytopathology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany, (00-02);
B. Sc. (agr.) Environmental Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, (96-99)

Main skills:

Nematodes
Fungal diseases
Fusarium wilt
Biological and other non-chemical control
Host pathogen interactions
Genotype x Environment interaction
Agronomy
Water management (irrigation and drainage)
Soil and root health management
Organic production
Production systems
Integrated crop management

Describe past or present professional activities relevant to bananas:

PostDoc Plantain Agronomist at IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria: effects of density and irrigation on yield of Musa AAB cv. 'Agbagba'; field trial comparing 7 plantain varieties; baseline survey of cocoa-cassava-plantain fields in Cameroom & Nigeria
Doctoral & masters research on endophytic fungi to control R. similis in commercial banana plantations in C. America (at CATIE, Costa Rica & University of Bonn, Germany, in cooperation with Bioversity International and Del Monte Guatemala & Costa Rica)

Languages: English, French, Spanish, German
ProMusa member: Yes
Last updated: Saturday May 25, 2019 13:43:29 CEST