Dr. Lorenzo Rossi, Horticulture, Root Biology Science

Dr. Lorenzo Rossi instructs courses that expand the university’s department of horticultural science’s offerings.

His courses cover rhizosphere ecology, environmental stress physiology and citriculture. The courses are: 

  • HOS 6932 Root and Rhizosphere Ecology [Graduate level]
  • HOS 4341 Advanced Horticultural Physiology [Undergraduate level] 
  • HOS 6932 Advanced Horticultural Physiology [Graduate level]
  • Root Structure and Function [Summer course for PhD students]

His teaching experience includes two years with the University of Florida/IFAS, five years of instructing horticulture courses and supervision of 11 undergraduate and graduate students at four universities, one abroad and three in the U.S.

In addition to instructing courses to UF students, Dr. Rossi accepts visiting scholars and graduate students to conduct research projects in his Root Biology Laboratory, as well as in the field. Should you wish to contact Dr. Rossi for such an opportunity, please email him: l.rossi@ufl.edu

Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Plant Root Biology

Dr. Lorenzo Rossi and student interns examine young citrus trees in the Rossi Plant Root Biology Laboratory.