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Paola Minardi

Assistant professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/12 Plant Pathology


Dissertation topics suggested by the teacher.

Plant nutritional or anti-nutritional factors and their roles in animal nutrition

Plants as models for the study of human pathogenesis

Animal pathogens in the plants

Role of the plant microbiota on the health and growth of plants

Research priorities to exploit plant microbiota for a more sustainable agriculture

Epidemiology, pathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases caused by phytopathogenic bacteria

Essential oils: sources of antimicrobials and food preservatives

Antimicrobial properties of plant essential oils against phytopathogenic bacteria

Use of natural substances and essential oils against phytopathogenic microorganisms of the plant microbiota and against the production of mycotoxins.