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IPNI Scholar Award goes to María Elena (Marita) Cárdenas

October 19, 2011

Maria-CardenasMarita Cárdenas, a member of the conservation agriculture team at CENEB, Ciudad Obregón, has been selected as one of 20 Latin American students to receive the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) Scholar Award for 2011. The prize recognizes Cárdenas’ work as part of her Master’s thesis under Iván Ortiz-Monasterio, focusing on phosphorus use efficiency using NDVI technologies (Greenseeker) to determine appropriate amounts of phosphorus fertilizer for wheat, and on wheat genotyping through phosphorus efficiency. Congratulations Marita!