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Valerio Hoyos-Villegas

Academic title(s): 

Assistant Professor

Valerio Hoyos-Villegas
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-7856
Address: 

Raymond Building, R2-023

Email address: 
valerio.hoyos-villegas [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
Plant Science
Areas of expertise: 

Develop pulse crop cultivars for farmers and consumers that contain novel traits enhancing sustainability, productivity, nutrition and sensory experience. High-throughput phenotyping tools for plant breeding program applications and accelerating the rate of genetic gain.

 

Area(s): 
Sustainable Crop and Livestock Production Systems
Safe, Nutritious and Secure Food Supply
Human Nutrition and One Health
Research areas: 
Abiotic and biotic stress
Agriculture
Agri-food pathogens
Climate change
Emerging tools for plant and animal production
Food security
Health
Nutrient diversity
Nutrition
Plant production
Plant-microbe interactions
Sustainable management systems
Media availability: 
Yes
Specialization: 

Abiotic and biotic stress, Agriculture, Agri-food pathogens, Climate change, Emerging tools for plant and animal production, Food security, Health, Nutrition, Plant production, Plant-microbe interactions

Language(s) spoken: 
English
French
Spanish
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