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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Dr. Marco Schiavon

Turfgrass Science

Marco Schiavon, Ph.D., is an assistant professor, at UF/IFAS, Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida. He earned his bachelors in agronomical sciences and masters in agronomy from University of Padua, Italy, and Ph.D. in agronomy from New Mexico State University. Upon completion of his doctoral dissertation, he moved to the University of California, Riverside where he worked as an assistant researcher in botany and plant sciences. He has published 26 refereed journal articles. project. His primary research interests include potable water conservation for irrigating turfgrass areas, salinity management, physiology of turfgrass in response to drought stress. 

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Assistant Professor

3205 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314
Phone: 954-577-6336

marcoschiavon@ufl.edu

Research Program

Extension Program

  • Education
    • B.S. Agriculture and Agriculture Technology University of Padua 2005
    • M.S. Agriculture and Agriculture Technology University of Padua 2007
    • Ph.D. Agronomy New Mexico State University 2013