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Name: Ferrarezi, Rhuanito
Title: Assistant Professor
Organization: Horticultural Sciences
Education: Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, University of Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brazil, 2016
Office Address: UF/IFAS/IRREC 2199 S ROCK RD FORT PIERCE, FL 34945-3138
Email: rferrarezi@ufl.edu
Telephone: (772) 577-7376


Research in irrigation, plant nutrition and plant physiology, focused on water saving technologies, automation of irrigation and fertigation systems using soil moisture and electrical conductivity sensors, low-cost open-source micro-controllers, reduction in agriculture environmental impacts, citrus horticulture, hydroponics, greenhouse production, aquaponics and cover crops.

Keywords: Irrigation; Ebb-and-flow subirrigation; Soil moisture sensors; Low-cost open-source microcontrollers; Arduino; Citrus Horticulture; Water use efficiency; Nutrient use efficiency; Cultural practices