Boron Expert

Flávio Barcellos Cardoso

Flávio Barcellos Cardoso

Technical Sales Agronomist, South America

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An expert in plant ecophysiology, soil fertility, and fertilization, Flávio has several years of experience in the Brazilian fertilizer market. As an agronomist, he can discuss your boron fertilization needs as well as:

  • Abiotic stress physiology
  • Nutrition and plant mineral metabolism
  • Plant growth and development
  • Phytoregulators applied on crops
  • Soil fertility management


Flávio is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. He has a bachelor of science in agronomic engineering from Faculdades Integradas da Terra de Brasília. In addition, he holds a master’s degree in plant science and a doctorate degree in plant physiology from Federal University of Viçosa in Brazil.
 

Research Provides Case for Boron Application in Soybeans

:: Thursday, September 17, 2020 :: Posted By Flávio Barcellos Cardoso
Research Provides Case for Boron Application in Soybeans
Soybeans, like all legumes, have a high boron requirement, necessitating pre- and in-season monitoring via both soil and foliar testing.



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