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Dr. Don La Bonte

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

  • School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences
  • Louisiana State University AgCenter
  • 104B M.B. Sturgis Hall
  • LSU Campus
  • Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone Number: (225) 200-4625

Dr. La Bonte’s Louisiana State University (LSU) AgCenter faculty page.

Don graduated from the University of Illinois with a PhD in plant breeding and genetics. Don is a Professor at the LSU AgCenter and develops new sweetpotato varieties and conducts genetic research on sweeetpotato. Don teaches a graduate level course on advanced plant genetics and an undergraduate course in plant physiology. He also served until recently as the Director of the School of Plant, Environmental, and Soil Sciences.