Canella Vieira Receives Borlaug Scholar Award and First Place in NAPB Poster Competition

Caio Canella Vieira, master’s student in plant, insect and microbial sciences, received the two highest awards from the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) last month at the 2019 NAPB annual meeting. He was the recipient of the Borlaug Scholar award and received first place on the research poster competition among 150+ posters. The photo shows Donn Cummings (left), chair of the Borlaug Scholars program, with Canella Vieira at the awards ceremony. In response to the Borlaug scholar award, Canella Vieira gave an interview/podcast to Seed World magazine.