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Laban K. Rutto

Rutto, Laban K., PhD

Plant and Soil Sciences

Associate Professor

Phone: 804-524-6781
Fax: 804-524-5622
Email: lrutto@vsu.edu

Education

  • Postdoctoral:
  • Research Associate, University of California - Davis (2008)
  • JSPS Visiting Scholar, Ehime University - Japan (2005-2007)
  • PhD: Pomology and Plant Nutrition, Ehime University - Japan (2003)
  • MS: Technology Education, Ehime University - Japan (2000)
  • BS: Horticulture, JKUAT-Kenya (1994)

Research Interests

  • Agronomy of specialty crops
  • Domestication/improvement of neglected and alternative crops
  • Phytoremediation of agriculture mediated soil and water contamination
  • Soil-plant-microbe interactions in managed and natural ecosystems

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