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Ilaria Filippetti

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/03 Arboriculture and Fruitculture

Research

Keywords: grape ripening cultivar characterization clonal selection canopy management training system vine grape vineyard soil management climate change

My main research activities in viticulture include vine training systems and related physiology, management techniques (cluster thinning, leaf removal and  trimming during ripening ) to improve grape quality and cluster morphology and studied in association with molecular approach,  vine mechanical pruning and harvesting, grape phenology, grapevine breeding and clonal selection, bioclimatic indices and cultivation-site  selection, canopy architecture and related solar energy interception,  cultivar and clonal  identification through ampelography, ampelometrics and molecular biology techniques. Recently some researches on the effects of climatic changes on grape ripening has been developed. These and other research interests are to be found in around 100 technical and scientific papers.

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