Boron Expert

Jordi Bru

Jordi Bru

Global Market Development Director

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Jordi has worked for Rio Tinto, specifically within U.S. Borax, for more than 20 years in various sales and agricultural roles. Currently, his focus is on improving agriculture through boron implementation. He holds a bachelor of science degree in agricultural engineering and has been working in the industry ever since his university days.

Boron PhD: Advancing understanding of boron to a higher level

:: Monday, October 8, 2018 :: Posted By Jordi Bru
Boron PhD: Advancing understanding of boron to a higher level
Technology provides high-speed access to information about every topic and in every industry. People are learning to approach everything we do with more precise information. This evolution is especially true in agriculture. As agronomists and farmers tackle critical issues, they increasingly rely on advanced knowledge to inform their solutions.

Eucalyptus Trees from Metamorphic Rock

:: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 :: Posted By Jordi Bru
Eucalyptus Trees from Metamorphic Rock
Prized by the paper industry, eucalyptus grows quickly in its native Australia. When enterprising growers transplanted the crop to Portugal, however, they quickly learned it suffered from boron deficiency in its new environment.
 

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