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Santatra Ravelomanantsoa Santatra

Country of origin: Madagascar Currently in: Madagascar, Antananarivo General field of specialization: Biological Systems and Organisms
Academic Background


2016 Doctorate Biological Systems and Organisms
2011 Master Agricultural Sciences
2004 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

- Biological control of the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex using microbial antagonists - Studying the nutritional value of local cassava cultivars

Research Keywords: 
Ralstonia solanacearum
Biological control
Vitamin A
food security
plant pathology
Molecular epidemiology
population biology

Publications resulting from Research: 

ongoing research

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
My research focus included agronomic issues involved in rural development and food security. Currently, my project focuses on : - integrated management of bacterial wilt epidemic in Madagascar, - study of cassava landraces biodiversity and cassava diseases/pests survey, - banana and ginger diseases and pests survey in Madagascar. I deliver Plant pathology courses to Msc Students at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Antananarivo

Workshop and Conference Attended

2016 Aussois - France 12èmes Rencontres Plantes-Bactéries
2014 Aussois - France 11èmes Rencontres Plantes-Bactéries
2012 Addis Ababa - Ethiopia Wheat for food security in Africa Conference

Presentation given

Le regard d’un phytopathologiste sur la biodiversité et le développement durable : de l’usage des marqueurs moléculaires pour la connaissance de la diversité du complexe d’espèces Ralstonia solanacearum pour une production durable de la pomme de terre à M
Antananarivo - Madagascar
Event: FORUM DE LA RECHERCHE 2017 : Biodiversité et ODD
Insights into the recent outbreaks of potato bacterial wilt in Madagascar highlands: genotyping of the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex by MLVA
Toulouse - France
Event: International Bacterial Wilt Symposium. 6