Samira H. Daroub

University of Florida, USA

Samira H. Daroub received her B.S. and M.A. degrees from the American University of Beirut in agricultural and food sciences. She received her Ph.D. degree in crop and soil sciences from Michigan State University in 1994. She is currently serving as an Associate Professor at the Department of Soil and Water Science at the University of Florida, Fla, USA. Her research focus includes water quality issues, soil chemical transformations especially for phosphorus, and sustainability of agricultural production. She has been working as a Leader in the development and implementation of best management practices to improve water quality and reduce phosphorus transport off farms. She teaches soil, water, and environmental science classes via distance education and the web. She serves as a Leader in the development of new and innovative approaches to education and course delivery. She won the Graduate Teacher of the Year Award at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Florida in 2007. She served as an Associate Editor for the Soil and Crop Science Society of Florida Proceedings for three years. She is an Active Member of the Soil Science Society of America, Agronomy Society of America, and the International Society of Soil Science.

Biography Updated on 28 August 2011

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