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Leonardo Nanni Costa

Full Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/19 Animal Science

Manager of University of Bologna Experimental farm

Director of First Cycle Degree in Animal Production


Zappaterra M.; Padalino B.; Menchetti L.; Arduini A.; Pace V.; Costa L.N., Carcass Lesion Severity and Pre-Slaughter Conditions in Heavy Pigs: A Prospective Study at a Commercial Abattoir in Northern Italy, «APPLIED SCIENCES», 2022, 12, Article number: 1078 , pp. 1 - 19 [Scientific article]Open Access

Laura Menchetti; Martina Zappaterra; Dabide Monaco; Leonardo Nanni Costa; Barbara Padalino, An innovative tool for assessing welfare of camels, in: Roberto Mantovani & Alessio Cecchinato, ASPA 24th Congress Book of Abstract, 2021, pp. 54 - 54 (atti di: 24th ASPA Congress, Padova, Italy, 21-24 September, 2021) [Abstract]

Menchetti, Laura; Zappaterra, Martina; Nanni Costa, Leonardo; Padalino, Barbara, Application of a Protocol to Assess Camel Welfare: Scoring System of Collected Measures, Aggregated Assessment Indices, and Criteria to Classify a Pen, «ANIMALS», 2021, 11, Article number: 494 , pp. 1 - 24 [Scientific article]

Zappaterra, Martina; Menchetti, Laura; Nanni Costa, Leonardo; Padalino, Barbara, Do Camels (Camelus dromedarius) Need Shaded Areas? A Case Study of the Camel Market in Doha, «ANIMALS», 2021, 11, Article number: 480 , pp. 1 - 16 [Scientific article]

Menchetti L.; Costa L.N.; Zappaterra M.; Padalino B., Effects of reduced space allowance and heat stress on behavior and eye temperature in unweaned lambs: A pilot study, «ANIMALS», 2021, 11, Article number: 3464 , pp. 1 - 19 [Scientific article]Open Access

Valentina Baronti; Laura Menchetti; Davide Montagnini; Martina Zappaterra; Leonardo Nanni Costa; Barbara Padalino, Evaluation of a collar monitoring activity and rumination for detecting estrus and health issues in an organic dairy farm, in: Roberto Mantovani & Alessio Cecchinato, ASPA 24th Congress Book of Abstract, «ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE», 2021, pp. 166 - 166 (atti di: 24th ASPA Congress, Padova, Italy, 21-24 September, 2021) [Poster]

Schiavo G.; Bertolini F.; Galimberti G.; Bovo S.; Dall'olio S.; Nanni Costa L.; Gallo M.; Fontanesi L., A machine learning approach for the identification of population-informative markers from high-throughput genotyping data: Application to several pig breeds, «ANIMAL», 2020, 14, pp. 223 - 232 [Scientific article]

Schiavo, G.; Bovo, S.; Bertolini, F.; Tinarelli, S.; Dall'Olio, S.; Nanni Costa, L.; Gallo, M.; Fontanesi, L., Comparative evaluation of genomic inbreeding parameters in seven commercial and autochthonous pig breeds, «ANIMAL», 2020, 14, pp. 910 - 920 [Scientific article]

Menchetti L.; Padalino B.; Brasileiro Fernandes F.; Nanni Costa L., Comparison of nonlinear growth models and factors affecting body weight at different ages in Toy Poodles, «ITALIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE», 2020, 19, pp. 792 - 802 [Scientific article]Open Access

Dall'Olio, Stefania; Aboagye, Gizella; Nanni Costa, Leonardo; Gallo, Maurizio; Fontanesi, Luca, Effects of 17 performance, carcass and raw ham quality parameters on ham weight loss at first salting in heavy pigs, a meat quality indicator for the production of high quality dry-cured hams, «MEAT SCIENCE», 2020, 162, Article number: 108012 , pp. 1 - 7 [Scientific article]

Aboagye, Gizella; Zappaterra, Martina; Pasini, Federica; Dall'Olio, Stefania; Davoli, Roberta; Nanni Costa, Leonardo, Fatty acid composition of the intramuscular fat in the longissimus thoracis muscle of Apulo-Calabrese and crossbreed pigs, «LIVESTOCK SCIENCE», 2020, 232, Article number: 103878 , pp. 1 - 4 [Scientific article]

Padalino, Barbara; Barrasso, Roberta; Tullio, Daniele; Zappaterra, Martina; Costa, Leonardo Nanni; Bozzo, Giancarlo, Protection of Animals during Transport: Analysis of the Infringements Reported from 2009 to 2013 during On-Road Inspections in Italy, «ANIMALS», 2020, 10, Article number: 356 , pp. 1 - 18 [Scientific article]Open Access

Schiavo, Giuseppina; Bovo, Samuele; Bertolini, Francesca; Dall'Olio, Stefania; Nanni Costa, Leonardo; Tinarelli, Silvia; Gallo, Maurizio; Fontanesi, Luca, Runs of homozygosity islands in Italian cosmopolitan and autochthonous pig breeds identify selection signatures in the porcine genome, «LIVESTOCK SCIENCE», 2020, 240, Article number: 104219 , pp. 1 - 10 [Scientific article]

Aboagye, Gizella; Zappaterra, Martina; Laghi, Luca; Dall'Olio, Stefania; Petracci, Massimiliano; Nanni Costa, Leonardo, Water status in meat from pig breeds strongly differing in growth performances, «FOOD CHEMISTRY», 2020, 305, Article number: 125445 , pp. 1 - 6 [Scientific article]

Zappaterra M.; Luise D.; Zambonelli P.; Mele M.; Serra A.; Costa L.N.; Davoli R., Association study between backfat fatty acid composition and SNPs in candidate genes highlights the effect of FASN polymorphism in large white pigs, «MEAT SCIENCE», 2019, 156, pp. 75 - 84 [Scientific article]Open Access