Dr.Isabel Abrisqueta Villena
San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center
9611 South Riverbend Ave, Parlier, California 93648
Phone Number: (559)596-2896
PhD in Biology at Murcia University, Spain, with European Mention in 2010. She has Five-year experience in crop management (peach orchard): soil preparation, plant protection and cultural practices, irrigation scheduling, harvesting plans, fruit quality assessment.
She is currently working as Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist since May, 2011, at Water Management Unit. Working with James Ayars, her main task is to manage part of the project named "Developing sustainable vineyard water management strategies for limited and impaired water supplies" trying to determine sustainable water management practices for wine, table, juice and raisin grape production.
- Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Murcia. Spain. 2004.
- Ph.D. in Biology 'Water balance and agronomic response to deficit irrigation of early-maturing peach trees', University of Murcia, Spain (Sobresaliente 'cum laude', European Doctorate Mention). 2010