Andrea L. Blas

Andrea Blas, PhD

Assistant Professor, Extension Agent III/Assistant Professor & Plant Pathology

location  Office Location:  ALS, RM 217
Mailing Address:UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923

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INTERESTS

Research Interests:  

  • Evaluation and improvement of Papaya ringspot virus resistant breeding lines
  • Transmissibility and molecular and pathogenic characterization of Coconut tinangaja viroid
  • Evaluation and implementation of organic cropping practices for disease management in tropical island farming systems
  • Soil microbial community dynamics with soil-borne plant pathogens in organic cropping systems

HOBBIES

  •  Gardening, hiking, outrigger canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding

CREDENTIALS

  • B.S., Humboldt State University
  • Ph.D., University of Hawaii, Manoa
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