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Dr. Lincoln Zotarelli

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Office:1241 Fifield Hall
Phone:352-273-4949
E-mail:lzota@ufl.edu
For more information, visit Dr. Zotarelli's website. 

Assistant Professor

Areas of Research

  • Vegetable production systems

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Agronomy, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, Brazil (2005)
  • M.S., Agronomy, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, Brazil (2000)
  • B.S., Agronomy, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil (1997)

Extension Program

  • Irrigation water management of vegetable crops
  • Fertilization of vegetable crops
  • Modified cultural practices and evaluation of potential new genetic material more adapted to Florida growing conditions

Work and International Experiences

  • Assistant Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (2010-present)
  • Assist. Research Scientist, Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (2010)
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Agronomy Department and Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (2007)
  • Assistant Professor, Agronomy Dept., Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, PR, Brazil (2005)
  • Visiting Scholar, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (2001)
  • Visiting Scholar, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Perth, Australia (2000)

Program Personnel

  • Patrick Moran, Biological Scientist
  • Libby Rens, Ph.D. Student
  • Charles Barrett, Ph.D. Student
  • Christian Christensen, Ph.D. Student
  • Joel Reyes, M.S. Student
  • Lucas Paranhos, M.S. Student

Selected Publications 

  • Scholberg, J.M.S., L. Zotarelli, M.D. Dukes, M. Ozores-Hampton, G. Liu. 2013. Enhancing Fertilizer Efficiency in High Input Cropping Systems in Florida. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. (in press).
  • Zotarelli, L., N.P. Zatorre, B.J.R. Alves, C.P. Jantalia, J.C. Franchini, S. Urquiaga, R.M. Boddey. 2012. Influence of no-tillage and frequency of a green manure legume in crop rotations on balancing N outputs and preserving soil organic C stocks. Field Crop Research, 132: 185-195.
  • Zotarelli, L., M.D. Dukes, J.M.S. Scholberg, K.L. Femminella, and R. Munoz Carpena 2011. Irrigation scheduling of green bell pepper using capacitance soil moisture sensors. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 137:73-81.
  • Dukes, M.D., L. Zotarelli, K.T. Morgan. 2010. Use of Irrigation Technologies for Vegetable Crops in Florida. HortTechnology 20:133-142.
  • Morgan, K.T., L. Zotarelli, M.D. Dukes. 2010. Use of Irrigation Technologies for Citrus Trees in Florida. HortTechnology 20:74-81.
  • Zotarelli, L., M.D. Dukes, J.M.S. Scholberg, R. Munõz-Carpena, and J. Icerman. 2009. Tomato nitrogen accumulation and fertilizer use efficiency on a sandy soil, as affected by nitrogen rate and irrigation scheduling. Agricultural Water Management 96:1247-1258.
  • Scholberg, J.M.S., L. Zotarelli, S.R. Tubbs, M. D. Dukes, R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2009. Nitrogen Uptake Efficiency and Growth of Bell Pepper in Relation to Time of Exposure to Fertilizer Solution. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 40:2111-2131.
  • Zotarelli, L., L. Ávila, J.M. Scholberg, B.J.R. Alves. 2009. Benefits of vetch and rye cover crops to sweet corn under no-tillage. Agronomy Journal, 101(2):252-260.
  • Zotarelli, L., J.M. Scholberg, M.D. Dukes, R. Munõz-Carpena, and J. Icerman. 2009. Tomato yield, biomass accumulation, root distribution and water use efficiency on a sandy soil, as affected by nitrogen rate and irrigation scheduling. Agricultural Water Management, 96(1), 23-34.
  • Zotarelli, L., J.M.S. Scholberg, M.D. Dukes, R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2008. Fertilizer residence time affects nitrogen uptake efficiency and growth of sweet corn. Journal of Environmental Quality, 37:1271-1278.
  • Zotarelli, L., M.D. Dukes, J.M.S. Scholberg, T. Hanselman, K. Femminella, R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2008. Nitrogen and water use efficiency of squash for a plastic mulch bed system on a sandy soil, as affected by nitrogen rate and irrigation method. Scientia Horticulturae, 116:8-16.
  • Zotarelli, L., J.M.S. Scholberg, M.D. Dukes, R. Muñoz-Carpena. 2007. Assessing methods for monitoring N leaching dynamics of raised-bed plastic-mulched vegetables produced on a sandy soil. J. of Environ. Qual. 36 (4) 953-962.