Dr. Natalia A. Peres

Associate Professor, Strawberry Pathology

Dr. Peres conducts basic and applied research on important diseases affecting strawberry production in Florida. The goal of her program is to develop a better understanding of the etiology of the diseases, the environmental factors affecting their development, and to provide more effective disease control recommendations. Dr. Peres also works closely with the strawberry and the ornamental breeder on developing cultivars with some level of disease resistance and oversees the Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic.

Programs

Extension
Research
Plant Disease Clinic
Strawberry Advisory System

 

Associate Professor, Strawberry Pathology
Dr. Natalia Peres - plant pathology

Contact

  • Rm. 161
  • Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
  • 14625 CR 672
  • Wimauma, FL 33598
  • 813-633-4133
  • nperes@ufl.edu
  • Education
      • Ph.D., Plant Pathology, São Paulo State University, Brazil, 2002
      • M.S., Horticulture, São Paulo State University, Brazil, 1998
      • B.S., Agronomy, São Paulo State University, Brazil, 1995
  • Publications
  • Professional Service and Awards
      • UF/IFAS High Impact Research Publication, 2013
      • American Phytopathological Society, Senior Editor for Plant Disease, 2013-15
      • University of Florida Research Foundation Professor Award, 2011
      • University of Florida GCREC Faculty Award, 2011
      • Excellence Award for Assistant Professor. University of Florida, 2010
      • American Phytopathological Society, Associate Editor for Plant Disease, 2019-11
      • American Phytopathological Society, Associate Editor for APSnet Education Center, 2019-11
      • Richard L. Jones New Faculty Research Award. University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, 2008
      • American Phytopathological Society, Chair Pathogen resistance committee, 2008
      • International Achievement Award. University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, 2007
      • Junior Faculty International Educator of the Year. University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, 2007
      • American Phytopathological Society - William Boright Hewitt and Maybelle Ellen Ball Hewitt Award for young scientist outstanding contributions, 2007