Sasivamon Swangpol

Nationality: Thailand
Gender: Female

Mahidol University MU
Thailand 10400
Phone: +6618467664
Fax: +6623547172
Email: sasivimon.swa@mahidol.edu
Type of organisation: Academic, Public, Non-profit

Main professional activity: Teaching/Lecturing
Professional qualifications: Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; M.S. (Horticulture), University of Florida, Gainesville, U.S.A.; B.S. Honor (Botany), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Main skills:

Musa taxonomy
Genetic resources
Morphological characterization
Molecular characterization
Germplasm evaluation
Germplasm collecting

Describe past or present professional activities relevant to bananas:
Sasivimon began her study on banana diversity in Thailand for her Ph.D. thesis in 2000. She has travelled and collected bananas around the country with her team from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University for 10 years. At present, the team manages more than 600 accessions of the banana information and has published two banana species names new to science, Musa serpentina in 2011 and Musa nanensis in 2015.
Languages: English, Thai
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Last updated: Friday September 30, 2022 18:37:15 CEST