Dr. Juan Carlos Melgar, Assistant Professor
Dr. Juan Carlos Melgar completed his Ph.D. in Crop Production and Protection focusing on environmental stress physiology in fruit trees at the University of Cordoba, Spain, in 2006. After that, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Citrus Research and Education Center / University of Florida for almost three years and at the Department of Plant Physiology at High Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) in Zaragoza, Spain. He joined the faculty of the Citrus Center in September 2010.
His research experience cover issues related with drought, salinity, cold stress, mechanical harvesting stress, mineral deficiencies, excess of light and flowering physiology in different fruit species (citrus, olive, peach and pear tree). Juan Carlos teaches Crop Physiology and Postharvest Physiology.
Agriculture, Agribusiness & Environmental Sciences, Citrus Center
312 N. International Blvd., Weslaco, Tx 78596
MSC Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
This page was last updated on: February 19, 2013