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Rodolfo Zentella

Rodolfo Zentella is a research fellow with the USDA Southeast Climate Hub. Rodolfo holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the Autonomous Metropolitan University (UAM-Xochimilco) in Mexico, and a Ph.D. degree in Plant Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. His primary focus with the Climate Hub is supporting the dissemination of research generated in the Southeast region that highlights efforts in adaptation and resilience of farming systems through the creation of concise factsheets and other summarizing documents.  

Rodolfo Zentella


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate


Plant Science Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service


3127 Ligon Street
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Focus Area

  • Soil health
  • Crop adaptation to climate change