Boron Expert

Fabiano Silvestrin

Fabiano Silvestrin

Regional Sales Manager, South America

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Fabiano has more than 14 years of experience in the fertilizers market. He is currently U.S. Borax’s sales manager for Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. He has extensive technical knowledge in soil science, plant nutrition, and several crops working on the development of refined borates market.

He is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Italian. Fabiano has a master’s degree in the science of soil from the Universidade Federal do Paraná in Brazil.

 

An Agricultural Borates Primer

:: Monday, January 27, 2020 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
An Agricultural Borates Primer
The majority of researchers and farmers have recognized the importance of boron in agriculture. Boron is necessary for proper plant nutrition.



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