Dr Florence Uwamahoro

22 Aug 2022

School of Agriculture & Food Science
Crop Sciences
Plant pathology, Plant Protection, Plant disease epidemiology, Pest management

Email : umflora@gmail.com and f.uwamahoro@ur.ac.rw
Telephone : +250786727564
Twitter : @umflora

Florence Uwamahoro is a PhD Graduate in Biology with specialisation in Plant Pathology from the Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology at the Swedish University of Agriculture Sciences, where she graduated in October 2019. She has MSc degree in Plant Pathology from the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) Bangalore in India, and BSc degree in Crop Production and Horticulture from the National University of Rwanda. Florence is a Lecturer in the University of Rwanda-College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UR-CAVM) teaching plant protection related courses. From March-August 2020, Florence was appointed in the Directorate of Research and Innovation at UR-CAVM, as a Research and Communication Officer and from September 2020 till now, Florence is Acting Director of Research and Innovation at UR-CAVM.

1.Uwamahoro et al. (2018), Potato bacterial wilt in Rwanda : Occurrence, risk factors, farmers’ knowledge and attitudes. Food Security 10:1221–1235
2. Uwamahoro et al. (2019), Management strategies for banana Xanthomonas wilt in Rwanda include mixing indigenous and improved cultivars. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 39:22
3.Uwamahoro et al. (2019), Host range and Banana cultivars’ susceptibility to Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum in Rwanda. African Crop Science Journal 27 (3) : 463 - 478.
4.Uwamahoro et al. (2020), Ralstonia solanacearum causing potato bacterial wilt : host range and cultivars’ susceptibility in Rwanda. Plant Pathology 69:559–568.


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