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Gabriela Pereyra

PhD Candidate (IMPRS-gBGC) 'Page under construction''

Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry

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Research Interests

  • Plant physiology
  • Biological Nitrogen Fixation
  • Stable isotopes

Academic Career

Research Experience

2012-present PhD candidate at MPI for Biogemestry & Biogeochemistry at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany

Funded by : IMPRS BGCg

2007-2009 Project Research Fellow at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Ecology center.

Project: "Effect of exogenously applied 24-Epibrassinolide on rice plants subjected to drought under greenhouse conditions"


2009-2012 MSc in Agricultural Sciences at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany

Dissertation: "Potential yield of Venezuelan maize varieties under variable water supply"

2000-2007 BSc Biology (major in Botany), Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

Dissertation:“Water Use Efficiency of Venezuelan cocoa cultivars (Theobroma cacao)"

PhD project

PhD topic: Under construction


Gabriela Pereyra, Henrik Hartmann, Gerd Gleixer, Beate Michalzik, Waldemar

Ziegler, Miquel Gonzalez-Meler Susan Trumbore. 2015. Carbon allocation and Nitrogen fixation are influenced by atmospheric [CO2] in nodulated Medicago sativa (In preparation).

Gabriela Pereyra, Henrik Hartmann, Beate Michalzik, Waldemar

Ziegler, Susan Trumbore.2015. Rhizobium strains influence biomass gain and tissue nitrogen content in nitrogen-fixing Leucaena leucocephala seedlings under drought. Forest (Submitted).

Avila-Lovera Elenis, Coronel Ilsa, Jaimez Ramon, Urich Rosa, Pereyra Gabriela, Araque Osmary, Chacon Iraima, Tezara Wilmer. 2015. Ecophysiological traits of adult trees of criollo cocoa cultivars (Theobroma cacao L.) from a germplasm bank in Venezuela. Experimental Agriculture, doi:10.1017/S0014479714000593.Abstract.

Updated 06/2015

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