Dr. Marco Schiavon
Assistant Professor, 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. .