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Marina Collina

Assistant professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/12 Plant Pathology

Research

Keywords: Epidemiology of fungi Resistance of fungi Plant protection Fungicide activities

1) The main research topic is the activity of pesticides towards several fungal pathogen of fruit trees (apple, pear and stone fruits), grape and vegetable by in vitro and in vivo assays to improve plant protection in field. The phenomenon of resistance to fungicides is the most studied.

2) Epidemiology of some fungal pathogen as Stemphylium vesicarium (Brown spot), Valsa ceratosperma on pear (Valsa canker), Alternaria spp. on apple, etc.