Sara Salgado Astudillo

Entomology Masters Candidate

Sara photo

Office: F16, First Floor, Life Science Building
BSc, Agriculture, Zamorano University, Honduras (2017)

Thesis title: Post release evaluation of Megabruchidius tonkineus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae) a biological control agent for Gleditsia triacanthos L. (Fabaceae) in South Africa

Supervisors: Dr. Grant Martin

Sara Salgado Astudillo, is an Ecuadorian who completed her undergraduate at the University of Zamorano in Honduras. She completed two internships at University of Florida (2017) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2018) on "Hypersensitive Response of the Exotic Plant, Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi) to Calophya spp. & Monitoring dispersal of the parasitoid Trichogramma ostriniae in cornfield to improve western bean cutworm management.  Sara started a Masters degree in 2019 in Entomology under the 'Tree and Higland Weeds Programme' in the CBC.

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