DIFM graduate researcher Paula Girón was named one of the International Plant Nutrition Institute’s (IPNI) 31 Scholar Award recipients. The IPNI awards graduate students in countries with an IPNI program in science programs relevant to plant nutrition science and the management of crop nutrients.
Paula Girón is working toward her M.Sc. in soil since at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. She is working on a thesis focusing on site-specific nitrogen management in maize in the northwestern Buenos Aires province. Girón was a visiting scholar with the DIFM project during fall semester of 2016.
Paula Girón is a visiting scholar at the U of I and a master’s candidate in soil science at the University of Buenos Aires. She is a researcher at the Agricultural Experiment Station General Villegas of the Nation Institute of Agricultural Technology. Girón is interested in site-specific management of nitrogen in maize in the northwest of Buenos Aires.