Caetano Augusto Rossi Sales

Biographical Information

Caetano is originally from Berkeley, California but lived most of his life in Goiânia, Brazil. Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy at Sao Paulo State University (Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP). As an undergraduate he was an intern at LAPDA – Laboratório de Plantas Daninhas, the weed science laboratory of the university, under the supervision of Dr. Pedro Luis da Costa Aguiar Alves. He also had the opportunity to work abroad at N. Casertano Greenhouses & Farms in the state of Connecticut, USA. 

In January 2020 he began his undergraduate internship, here at UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC, where he spent six months advised by Dr. Brent Sellers on research with pasture and rangeland weed management. 

In August 2020, Caetano started his Master’s degree in Weed Science at the University of Florida, advised by Dr. Brent Sellers. Caetano’s research interests include studying the impacts of florpyrauxifen-benzyl on weed control and forage tolerance in Florida grazing lands.