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Fabiano Silvestrin

Fabiano Silvestrin

Principal Advisor, Global Market Development Agriculture

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Fabiano has more than 19 years of experience in the fertilizers market. He currently serves as U.S. Borax’s global market development manager for agriculture. Previous to this role, he was the regional sales manager for South America. 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.


Published research:

Lenir Fátima Gotz, F. Silvestrin, A. C. V. Motta & V. Pauletti (2021) Response to Application and Tissue Diagnosis of Boron Deficiency and Toxicity in Maize, Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis.

Pioneering History, Progress in Agriculture

:: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Pioneering History, Progress in Agriculture
Around the world, agriculture professionals are part of community founded on a pioneering spirit. U.S. Borax shares that spirit, researching and innovating to provide a better future for farmers.

RTB Joins Ongoing Partnership

:: Thursday, October 27, 2016 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
RTB Joins Ongoing Partnership
Rio Tinto Borates (RTB) has joined an ongoing partnership between the “Cocoa Care” program of PT Community Solutions International and the International Plant Nutrition Institute – Southeast Asia Program (IPNI SEAP) to support sustainable development of smallholder cocoa farming in Indonesia.

Melhorando o desempenho das plantas com boratos refinados

:: Friday, September 30, 2016 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Quando se trata de suas lavouras, os agricultores estão continuamente avaliando maneiras de aumentar produtividade e qualidade. A adição de boro ao solo é muitas vezes a resposta.

Boron for Brazil

:: Thursday, September 1, 2016 :: Posted By Fabiano Silvestrin
Boron for Brazil
Today, Brazil boasts a diverse economy. But it all started with coffee.
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