Miguel Dita

Plant Pathologist. More than 20 years of leading research and development projects in agriculture.
Agronomist (Engineer, Cuba), Plant Biotechnology (MSc., Cuba), Plant Pathology (PhD. Brazil), and Post-Docs (Plant Biotechnology, Spain; Molecular Plant Pathology; The Netherlands).
Expertise in: Developing high throughput phenotyping tools to support breeding programs for plant disease resistance (Banana, Cassava, Eucalyptus, Potato); Molecular Plant-Microbe interactions (pathogen and beneficial); Diagnostic of plant pathogens; Design of contingency plans for rapid response to emerging pests and diseases; Integrating nature+ approaches for sustainable crop and disease management.

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