Lais Bastos Martins

Former Graduate

  • Degree Program: Ph.D., Crop Science
  • Previous Degrees: Marketing Certificate at NC State Poole Business School; M.S., Crop Science, minor in Plant Pathology, NC State University; B.S. Agronomy, Londrina State University, Brazil
  • Advisor: Dr. Chris Reberg-Horton
  • Completion Date: Fall, 2021


Lais’ projects aim to help understand Winter Peas breeding for cover crop use. They include GxE of the Advance line trials across the US, GWAS study for Ascochyta blight resistance, late freeze tolerance and how the semi-leafless trait affects biomass. She is current the Winter Pea lead for the multi-state Cover Crop Breeding project.

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Lais Bastos Martins