Associate Professor and tree ecophysiology lecturer at the University of Bologna.
My research focuses on the effects of the environment on fruit tree physiology with the aim to develop new strategies to improve water use efficiency, while maintaining production quality and yields, in conditions of water scarcity and climate change. Currently involved in national and international projects addressing issues related to sustainable fruit production and efficient water use.
Chair of the EUFRIN Working Group on “Water Relations and Irrigation” and member of the EIP-Agri Focus Group on “Water & Agriculture”. Co-convener of XXX "International Horticultural Congress" (S09), Istanbul, 12-16 agosto 2018.
Author of more than 60 publications in scientific and professional journals, PhD in fruit orchard management (since 2006) and M. Sci. in Agricultural Sciences and technologies (since 2003).
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