Citrus Center

Faculty

Dr. Joel Cabrera


Assistant Professor, Horticulture

Dr. Joel Cabrera is from Leon, Nicaragua. He joined the TAMUK-Citrus Center as Assistant Professor in January 2022. Dr. Cabrera's interests are in the sustainable management of water and essential nutrients in citrus production and improving plant resilience to changing climatic conditions.

Joel Cabrera obtained his MSc. degree in Horticulture in 2013 and his Ph.D. degree in Agronomy in 2017 from the University of Florida. Afterward, Dr. Cabrera worked for two years as a postdoc in Felix Fritschi’s lab at the University of Missouri and six months as an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM.


Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center
312 N. International Blvd.
Weslaco, TX 78599
Voice: (956) 973-3002
Fax: (956) 969-0649
Joel.Cabrera@tamuk.edu

Dr. Joel Cabrera