Francisco Valle ColindresFrancisco Valle Colindres

Graduate Student
Major Professor: Dr. Jong Ham 


2022 to present: M Sc Student, Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.

2018 – 2021: B.Sc. in Agronomy – Universidad Nacional de Agricultura(UNAG), Honduras.

2015-2017: High School Diploma – Technician in Agricultural Development (Academic Excellence), Escuela de Agricultura "Pompilio Ortega" Casa Quemada, Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara.


Current research focus: 

Developing of Seed Priming Agents That Augment Soybean Growth and Broad-Spectrum Disease Resistance.

Professional Experience: 

  • Cocoa Process Supervisor - XOL Chocolate, Honduras (Jan 2022 – March 2022)
  • Visiting Scholar, Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Department, LSU (Jun 2021 – Nov 2021)
  • Survey for a socioeconomic study and recovery of livelihoods in the 18 departments of Honduras through mobile devices using ODK application. World Food Program (WFP). (Jul 2020)