Raul Masteling

Raul Masteling MSc

PhD Student
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Visiting Address

Droevendaalsesteeg 10
6708 PB Wageningen

+31 (0) 317 47 34 00

The Netherlands



PhD candidate working on PROMISE project (https://promise.nioo.knaw.nl/en/about). My work aims to understand and potentiate microbial-mediated mechanisms of disease suppression in soil ecosystems, specially through microbial volatile organic compounds.


Striga, Sorghum and Microorganisms (newspiece in Dutch)

Masteling gewasbescherming2019 3 10.pdf

Striga, Sorghum en micro-organismen (article for Gewasbescherming)

Article (in Dutch) concerning my research Masteling gewasbescherming2019 3 10.pdf

Germinated Striga hermonthica seeds imaged using a dissecting microscope



Key publications

Projects & collaborations


  • Promise

    Project 2017–2022
    The long-term goal of the programme is to improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, by increasing the productivity of sorghum:
    Field trial Ethiopia 2021 - Taye Tessema (EIAR)