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Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, PhD

Assistant Professor

 

Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management

 

 

2711 Throckmorton Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS, 66506
(785)532-6183
ruizdiaz@ksu.edu

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Education:

 

Ph.D. (Soil Fertility), 2007, Iowa State University

M.S. (Soil Science), 2004, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

B.S. (Agronomy), 2000, Zamorano University, Honduras

 

Research Interests

 

Soil fertility and nutrient management.  Efficient use of fertilizer, land application of waste material (biosolids and manure) with emphasis on crop–available nitrogen.  Assessment of environmental risk associated with nutrient management and tillage. Biometry, the design and analysis of experiments, the use of mixed model techniques and generalized mixed models.

  

Professional Association:

Soil Science Society of America

American Society of Agronomy

International Biometric Society

 

Awards:

 

Outstanding Graduate Student, 2005. North Central Region Extension-

Industry and Soil Fertility. 

Grad. Student Poster Award, 2006. American Society of Agronomy

Gamma Sigma Delta. Honor Society of Agriculture.

 

 

“We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot”Leonardo Da Vinci, circa 1500’s