Boron Expert

Cleiton de Sequeira

Cleiton de Sequeira

Global Market Development Manager, Agriculture

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Cleiton is an agronomist with expertise in:
  • Fertilizer industry
  • Soil fertility and plant nutrition
  • Data analysis
  • Research trial coordination
  • Market development

He is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Cleiton has a bachelor of science in agronomic engineering and a master of science in soil science and plant nutrition from the Federal University of Viçosa in Brazil. He holds a doctorate in soil and soil environmental science from Virginia Tech. In addition, he has an executive MBA from IAE Business School of Austral University in Argentina.


Boron’s Essential Role During COVID-19

:: Monday, May 4, 2020 :: Posted By Cleiton de Sequeira
Boron’s Essential Role During COVID-19
As shelter-in-place became more widespread, the U.S. federal government announced that agriculture, and those involved in production agriculture, would maintain operations as a critical industry. From coast to coast and around the world, boron helps farmers boost crop yield and quality.

The Challenges of Boron Fertilizer Management

:: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 :: Posted By Cleiton de Sequeira
The Challenges of Boron Fertilizer Management
Boron deficiency can make it extremely difficult for a plant to grow to its full potential. Most plants are not able to remobilize boron from old to new tissue as with other nutrients, such as nitrogen. Understanding whether a nutrient is mobile or immobile in plants and the available solutions to correct boron deficiency can help you overcome this problem and enjoy a fruitful harvest.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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