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Brian Boman

Brian Boman

Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida

Phone: (772) 468-3922ext. 122

2199 South Rock Road
Fort Pierce, Florida 34945-3138



Ph.D., 1985, Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering, Utah State University M.S., 1983, Agricultural Engineering, Colorado State University

Research Interests:

Brian Boman's work involves research and extension activities concerning water management within the citrus industry of Florida, especially in the Indian River production area. Focuses of research include irrigation and drainage systems, operation and maintenance of water management systems, citrus water use, fertigation, and foliar nutrient applications to enhance citrus fruit size. Dr. Boman has also been involved with developing solutions to environmental concerns in the Treasure Coast area of Florida, where he has been a leader in developing best management practices for citrus grown in areas with shallow water table. Other work includes characterizing runoff water from a variety of land use types and investigating effects of citrus water management and fertilization practices on surface and groundwater quality.