D r. Pedro Henrique Dias dos Santos

D r. Pedro Henrique Dias dos Santos
Assistant Professor of Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology in The Northern Rio de Janeiro State University Agricultural Sciences and Technologies Center, Brazil.
 
Biography
D r. Pedro Henrique Dias dos Santos is an Assistant Professor in the Northern Rio de Janeiro State University (UENF), Brazil. He knows Portuguese, English and Spanish languages. His are of expertise include: ? Molecular Phylogeography ? Molecular Phylogeny ? Molecular genetics and breeding ? Plant Disease ? Agricultural Microbiology ? Phytosanitary Prevent
 
Research Interest
Plant pathology and molecular diagnostics: ? Identification of the genealogical relationships among L. theobromae found in Brazil with isolates present in other countries. ? Development of a theory about the spread of L. theobromae in continents with a higher incidence of this pathogen. ? Study the etiology of coconut palm leaf burning in Brazil using morphological and phylogenetic approaches to identify the taxa associated with the disease symptoms and their pathogenicity.