Rosa E. Raudales
Assistant Professor of Horticulture &
Greenhouse Extension Specialist
30% Research & 70% Extension
 
University of Connecticut
1376 Storrs Rd., Unit 4067
Storrs, CT 06269
 
Office Location: 202B Agricultural Biotechnology Laboratory (ABL)
Phone: (860) 486-6043
Fax: (860) 486-0682
E-mail: rosa.raudales@uconn.edu
Website: www.greenhouse.uconn.edu

Education

2013 Ph.D. in Horticultural Sciences with minor in Agricultural Education and Communication, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

2008 M.S. in Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Wooster OH

2003 B.S. in Agricultural Science and Production, EAP Zamorano, Honduras

Extension and Research

  • Develop and deliver science-based information to problem-solve plant health and horticulture issues by implementing multidisciplinary research approaches that result in more efficient and sustainable practices in greenhouse operations.
  • Carry out applied-research on water quality for irrigation of greenhouse crops. Research includes understanding and management of biological, chemical and physical parameters of water quality.
  • Develop education programs for the green-industry.


For more information on specific projects and programs, go to: http://greenhouse.uconn.edu/

Areas of Interest

Greenhouse production; water management; water treatment system design; worker training; management of algae, biofilm and waterborne-pathogens; adoption of innovations in agriculture; floriculture; best management practices; cost-benefit analysis; hydroponics.