The fruitful Ph.D. - a tough but fun ride of Macarena Farcuh

October 04, 2019

Macarena Farcuh is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. She is developing a research program focused on improving fruit quality, nutritional value, shelf-life capacity, safety and consumer satisfaction from preharvest to postharvest ripening, using multidisciplinary approaches. The purpose of the program is to contribute new knowledge to the scientific community and at the same time transfer this generated knowledge to fruit growers and stakeholders through extension and education programs.