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Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez

Professor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables, plasticulture, protected agricultural technologies
  • Horticulture
Mailing Address:
Tifton, CAES Campus

My vegetable research interests include a) Plasticulture/Protected Agriculture Technologies (plant responses to plastic film mulches, shade nets, and high tunnels) and Crop-Environmental Interactions; b) Effect of Preharvest Factors on Postharvest Quality; c) Sustainable/Organic Vegetable Production (efficient use of fertilizers and water; utilization of cover crops and reduced tillage; reduced use of inputs).

Research Area: Vegetables
Teaching Area: Vegetable production and physiology

Research: 92 %
Instruction: 8 %

Degrees

Degree

Field

Institution

Date Obtained

B.S.  

Agriculture & Plant Sci.  

Univ of Guadalajara, Mexico  

1983

M.S.  

Plant Physiology  

University of California, Davis  

1989

PhD  

Plant Physiology  

University of California, Davis  

1994

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