ISU Professor Named Fellow of Agronomy Society

December 1st, 2005

Antonio Mallarino, Iowa State University agronomy professor, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA).

The award was presented at the 2005 international annual meetings of ASA, Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) Nov. 6-10 in Salt Lake City. ASA selected 28 individuals as fellows, based on their professional achievements and meritorious service.

Mallarino has served as the chair of the North Central Regional Committee for Soil Testing and Plant Analysis, and as representative of SSSA to the North American Proficiency Testing Program. He earned his bachelor’s degree at University of Uruguay and his master’s and doctorate degrees at Iowa State University.

His research interests are soil fertility and nutrient management. His efforts focus on improving the agronomic and environmental efficiency of phosphorus and potassium management.

ASA, CSSA and SSSA are professional/scientific and educational organizations with more than 11,000 members.


Antonio Mallarino, Agronomy, (515) 294-6200,
Melea Reicks Licht, Agronomy, (515) 294-1890,