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Giovanni Exume Aspiring Plant Scientist

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ArcGIS (fundamental)Communication General LaboratoryIndoor irrigation and lighting systemsNutrient and media prepSpectrophotometryTime managementWater Testing
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Agricultural Science Intern, Bowery Farming | Kearny, NJ                             June. 2019 – Aug. 2019

·       Designed and proposed research project on the effects of iron concentration on crop yields and growth for kale, arugula and basil cultivars.

·       Designed and built original system to accommodate full growth cycle.

·       Collected data on multiple cultivars and evaluated for commercial use.

·       Daily monitoring of pH, EC, temperature and humidity.

·       Calculated and mixed varying nutrient solutions using individual fertilizer salts.

·       Presented results at internal company-wide meeting

Independent Study | Seton Hall University                                                        Jan. 2020 – Present     

·       Comparison of agro-industrial byproducts and wastewater as nutrient sources for growth optimization (C. vulgaris)

·       Inoculate and culture C. vulgaris in media supplemented with corn steep liquor and wastewater,

·       Perform cell count, biomass productivity and growth rate

·       Present results at Petersheim Academic Conference

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Department of Physics | Seton Hall University                                                               Mar. 2019 – May. 2019

· Volunteered for Dr. Mary Berger in data collection for basil and red kidney bean plants treated with cold plasma to test for increase in crop yield and essential oil production

·  Prune basil plants on regular basis

· Keep detailed record of control and plasma treated plants.

Tree Plotter Identification Project | Seton Hall University                                          Mar. 2019 – May. 2019

·       Used GIS based cloud server program Tree Plotter to track and identify trees within the South Orange community for the South Orange Environmental Commission

·       Measured tree size identified species and documented health status and condition.

Education

Aug. 2016 - May 2020. Biology B.S at Seton Hall University

Experience

May. 2019 - Present Co - President at American Chemical Society - Seton Hall University Chapter
Aug. 2017 - Present Front Desk Assistant at Seton Hall University