Nathaly Rodriguez Ortiz

PhD Students

Master/PhD Student



Research Interests

The aim of Nathaly Rodriguez Ortiz's work is to test whether the use of grafting on to salt tolerant wild tomato rootstocks increases salinity tolerance of commercial tomatoes and elucidate the effect of salinity in tomato fruits.


  • MSc, Environmental Science and Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia 
  • BSc, Biology, Los Andes University, Bogotá, Colombia
  • BSc, Microbiology, Los Andes University, Bogotá, Colombia 


  • NEME Foundation and Espinosa Family Scholarships for students with low monetary resources and excellent grades

Research Interests Keywords

tomato salinity tolerance grafting polyploidy