Mila, Asimina (Mina)

Entomology and Plant Pathology
almila@ncsu.edu
919-513-1291
919-515-8795 fax
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I am an associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology. I am trained as a plant epidemiologist. I have worked extensive with bayesian methods and their implementation in agricultural sciences. Recently I am involved in big data in agriculture. For the past 10 years I run an extensive field program with several trials in several counties of NC to investigate disease resistance of varieties as well as chemical controls. I have worked in CA, midwest and the southeast USA and several foreigner countries. Projects on crops such as soybeans, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, avocado, citrus, strawberries, tobacco, rice and post harvest technology.

 
Expertise:
  Climate Change | Agriculture Education | Extension | Crop Production | Fruit and Vegetable Production | Greenhouse and Protected Agriculture | Postharvest | Integrated Pest Management | Plant Pathology
Country(s) of experience:
  China-Peoples Rep | France | Greece | Guatemala | Mexico | Philippines |
Type(s) of International Experience:
  Researcher in an international project | Extension provider in an international project | Instructor at an academic institution overseas | Speaker at an international conference | International consultant | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty | Host for international post-doc
Language(s):
  French | Greek
Sabbaticals:
  macro-ecology; big data
Year: 2014
Country: United States

Projects:
  tobacco diagnostic tools
06/01/2012 - 01/15/2014
Funding Agency/Sponsor: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Institutional Partner: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (Institute for Agricultural Research) (INRA), France
  International rice research institute
10/01/2009 - 10/30/2009
Funding Agency/Sponsor: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Institutional Partner: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines