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Luca Corelli Grappadelli

Full Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/03 Arboriculture and Fruitculture

Short Bio

Full Professor


  • Arboriculture

  • Tree Physiology

  • Precision Fruit Growing

  • Fruit Growing

  • Viticulture

Service to Industry 

  • Chair, ISHS Division “Temperate Tree Fruits”

  • ISHS Executive Committee Member

  • Chair, ISHS WG on “Environmental Physiology and Developmental Biology”

  • Member, Counseil Scientifique, CTIFL, Paris

  • National Coordinatore, Spoke 3, CN AGRITECH

International research projects

  • ISAFRUIT, € 13,8 M.

  • FruitBreedomics, € 6 M.

  • ApMED, € 1 M.

  • APPLEGENIE, € 1.6 M

  • EUFRUIT, € 2 M

  • FriendlyFruit (Climate KIC)

International Research

  • Almost 4 years spent at international R&D centers: Clemson Univ. (South Carolina, USA), Cornell Univ. (New York, USA), Tatura Centre of Excellence in Horticulture, Tatura (Victoria, Australia), Dept. Horticultural Sciences, Stellenbosch University (Western Cape, South Africa).

  • External Advisor/Peer reviewer of Res Centres, Managers, Professors in Europe, USA, Oceania, Asia.

Research indicators

  • H-index Google Scholar: 33 (Aug., 2023).

  • H-index WoS: 25 (Aug., 2023).

  • H-index Scopus: 26; (Aug., 2023).

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+39 051 20 9 6434

Other contacts


Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari
Viale Fanin 46, Bologna - Go to map

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Appointments are held in my office, located in V.le G. Fanin 46, 40127 Bologna, North Wing, 3rd floor, room #26

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