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Emmanuel Torres Quezada

Assistant Professor of Horticulture
33446 Research Dr.
Painter, VA 23420

Dr. Emmanuel Torres Quezada is the Assistant Professor of Horticulture at the Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center. He earned his bachelor's in Agriculture from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña in the Dominican Republic. Additionally, he received his MSc and PhD in Horticultural Sciences from the University of Florida, where he worked extensively on water management practice for strawberry. He also worked as an associate professor at the Pan-American Agricultural School Zamorano in Honduras, where he integrated his teaching and research program to promote innovative management practices for vegetables in Central America. His research focuses on production practices for vegetable crops in both open field and protective systems, with an emphasis on water management. Additionally, he is identifying potential applications of precision agriculture technologies to vegetable production systems.