Jhony Armando Benavides Bolanos

  • MS Student, Soil Science & INTAD
  • Advised by: Dr. Patrick Drohan
Jhony Armando Benavides Bolanos
406 ASI Bldg.


  1. B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia), 2015
  2. A.A.S., Soil & Water Management, Universidad del Valle (Cali, Colombia), 2008

Areas of interest:

Soil science, computational modelling, and rural development.


  1. Zewen Jin; Can Chen; Xiaomin Chen; Fei Jiang; Isaac Hopkins; Xiaoling Zhang; Zhaoqiang Han; Grace Billy; Jhony Benavides. (2019). Soil acidity, available phosphorus content, and optimal biochar and nitrogen fertilizer application rates: A five-year field trial in upland red soil, China. Field Crops Research, 232: 77-87. In: English. Doi:
  2. Ospina-Salazar, D.; Benavides, J.A.; Zúñiga-Escobar, O.; Muñoz, C.G. (2018). Photosynthesis and biomass yield in pepper, radish and maize subjected to magnetically-treated water. Revista CORPOICA, 19(2): 307-321. In: English.
  3. Jiménez, C.O.; Benavides, J.A. & Zúñiga, O. (2017). Relationship between physical properties and the magnetic susceptibility for two agricultural soils of Valle del Cauca. Revista de Ciencias Agrícolas 34(2): 33-45. In: English. Doi:
  4. Zúñiga-Escobar, O.; Jiménez-Alfaro, C.O.; Benavides, J.A. & Torres-González, C. (2017). Respuesta de la cúrcuma (Curcuma longa L.) a la aplicación de un bio-fertilizante tratado con un campo magnético. Revista Tecno Lógicas 20(38): 71-82. In: Spanish.
  5. Zúñiga, O.; Benavides, J.A.; Jiménez, C.; Gutiérrez, M. & Torres, C. (2016). Efecto del agua tratada magnéticamente en el desarrollo y la producción de cúrcuma (Curcuma longa L.). Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Hortícolas 10(1): 176-185. In: Spanish. Doi: 10.17584/rcch.2016v10i1.5112.
  6. Zúñiga, O.; Benavides, J.A.; Ospina-Salazar, D.; Jiménez, C. & Gutiérrez, M. (2016). Magnetic treatment of irrigation water and seeds in agriculture. Revista Ingeniería y Competitividad, 18(2): 217-232. In: English.
  7. Zúñiga E., O.; Jiménez, C.; Benavides, J.A. & Torres, C. (2016). Efecto de campos electromagnéticos sobre la actividad microbiana de un bio-fertilizante. Revista de Ciencias, 20(1): 27-40. In: Spanish.
  8. Gutiérrez, M.; Zúñiga, O.; Benavides, J.A.; Ospina-Salazar, D. & López, P. G. (2016) Evaluation of heavy metal content on a sodic soil treated with bio-wastes. Revista de Ciencias, 20(1); 11-26. In: English.