Maria Balota

Maria BalotaAssociate professor and Extension specialist
Tidewater Agricultural and Research Extension Center
Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science

Expert in crop production and environmental factors affecting yield and quality

mbalota@vt.edu
757-657-6450
http://arec.vaes.vt.edu/arec/tidewater/people/balota-bio.html

Expertise

  • Crop stress tolerance, mechanisms for drought and heat tolerance
  • Ground and aerial imagery for crop assessment
  • Field crops yield, quality and variety evaluation, including peanut and sorghum
  • Agriculture and environmental sustainability