Cristiano Bellé

Phytus Group (Phytus Institute)

Cristiano Bellé is a researcher in the field of Plant Nematology and Biological Control at Phytus Group, Brazil. He also cooperates as a researcher at the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa - UNSA, Peru. He graduated from the Federal University Santa Maria (Brazil) in 2012. He obtained a Master’s degree in Agronomy from the Federal University of Santa Maria in 2014. He obtained his Doctorate degree (2018) in Crop Protection- Federal University of Pelotas - Faculty of Agronomy Eliseu Maciel (Brazil). He obtained his Post-Doctorate Degree (2019) in Soil Biology and Microbiology in the Soil Department of the Federal University of Santa Maria. He has experience in the field of Agronomy with an emphasis in Plant Pathology and Plant Nematology. His work is related to etiology and diagnosis of plant diseases caused by nematodes and fungi, pathogenicity and host-parasite relationships of plant-parasitic nematode diseases, interaction between plant-parasitic nematodes and soil born fungi in plants and control of parasitic-plant nematodes by biological, cultural and chemical control.