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Santatra Ravelomanantsoa Santatra

Country of origin: Madagascar Currently in: Madagascar, Antananarivo General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background

Degrees

2016 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
2011 Master Agricultural Sciences
2004 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

- Biological control of the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex using microbial antagonists - Studying the nutritional value of local cassava cultivars

Research Keywords: 
Ralstonia solanacearum
Antagonist
Biological control
Madagascar
cassava
Proteins
Vitamin A
food security
plant pathology
malnutrition
Micronutrients
Biofortification
Molecular epidemiology
population biology

Publications resulting from Research: 


ongoing research



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching
My research focus included agronomic issues involved in rural development and food security. Currently, my project focuses on : - integrated management of bacterial wilt epidemic in Madagascar, - study of cassava landraces biodiversity and cassava diseases/pests survey, - banana and ginger diseases and pests survey in Madagascar. I deliver Plant pathology courses to Msc Students at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Antananarivo

Workshop and Conference Attended

2016 Aussois - France 12èmes Rencontres Plantes-Bactéries
2014 Aussois - France 11èmes Rencontres Plantes-Bactéries
2012 Addis Ababa - Ethiopia Wheat for food security in Africa Conference

Presentation given

2017
Le regard d’un phytopathologiste sur la biodiversité et le développement durable : de l’usage des marqueurs moléculaires pour la connaissance de la diversité du complexe d’espèces Ralstonia solanacearum pour une production durable de la pomme de terre à M
Antananarivo - Madagascar
Event: FORUM DE LA RECHERCHE 2017 : Biodiversité et ODD
2016
Insights into the recent outbreaks of potato bacterial wilt in Madagascar highlands: genotyping of the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex by MLVA
Toulouse - France
Event: International Bacterial Wilt Symposium. 6