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Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Dr. Joseph Carrillo was awarded his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology in 2019 from the University of California Riverside and after his work on the biology and control of Fusarium spp. vectored by invasive ambrosia beetles in California.  He is now postdoctoral scholar working in Dr. Gary Vallad's lab currently conducting research on soilborne diseases affecting tomato and watermelon.  He is exploring biological control methods as well as chemical control products for the control of Fusarium wilt on tomato and watermelon.  His efforts are currently focused on recovering fungal antagonists from the local environment with natural parasitic properties against Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici race 3 isolates affecting commercial production of tomato.


Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
14625 County Road 672
Wimauma, FL 33598

Joseph Carrillo CV 2020

  • Education


    • BS in Biological Sciences Arizona State University 2006-2010
    • MS in Biological Sciences California Polytechnic University Pomona 2012-2014
    • PhD Plant Pathology University of California, Riverside 2014-2019

    Carillo CV