Andre Luiz Biscaia Ribeiro da Silva Assistant Professor; Area of Interest: Vegetables Horticulture
Contact Information adasilva@uga.edu 229-386-3806
Mailing Address Tifton, CAES Campus UGA Tifton Campus, 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, GA 31793
Shipping Address Tifton, CAES Campus UGA Tifton Campus, 4606 Research Way, Tifton, GA 31793

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My areas of expertise include vegetable production with emphasis on irrigation and nutrient management, water conservation in irrigation systems, fertilization of vegetable crops, crop variety trials and the use of crop models to account the effects of weather variability on vegetable production. My research interests are in the development of best management practices for irrigation and fertilizer application on vegetable crops, evaluation of genetic material more adaptable to particular growing and environmental conditions, and to explore alternative crops to Georgia vegetable production scenario. My teaching interests are related to irrigation management, plant fertility, vegetable crops production, statistics and crop modeling.

Appointment: 80% Extension and 20% Research

Degree

Field

Institution

B.S.    

Agronomy- Vegetable Production

State University of Maringa (Brazil)

M.S.

Agronomy

State University of Maringa (Brazil)

Ph.D.

Horticultural Sciences / Agricultural and Biological Engineering

University of Florida