Valverde-Barrantes, Oscar Graduate Faculty

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  • Oscar Valverde-Barrantes is an assistant professor working in the International Center of Tropical Botany and the Department of Biological Sciences in FIU. He is a botanist and microbiologist deeply interested in the study of the evolutionary pathways that defined the interactions between plants and their associated microbial communities. His ultimate goal is to incorporate the belowground component as a central topic of discussion, consolidating root ecology as a standalone field in ecology.

research interests

  • Mechanisms of co-evolution between mycorrhizal fungus and seed plants

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full name

  • Oscar Valverde-Barrantes


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