Franco Acevedo

Undergraduate Student 

Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences

Franco Acevedo is an undergraduate student in the Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences with a major in Horticulture at the University of Puerto Rico. He is actively involved in students associations and undergraduate research. He joined the ECaFSS Project in 2017 as an undergraduate scholar to work with Dr. Feliciano-Rivera. His working with Colletotrichum isolates from Carica papaya to evaluate the potential development of resistance to conventional commercial fungicides and its effect in control management strategies by local farmers.