University of Naples Federico II
Department of Agriculture
Born in 1973, completed his Ph.D. in plant ecology in 2002. Actually is Associated Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Naples Federico II. His research topics span from plant-plant interactions, carbon cycling with special interest in litter decomposition and its effects on different trophic levels including soil microbes and higher plants. Concerning agro-ecosystems, his research focus on environmental pollution, soil quality, microbiome diversity and functions, soil sickness under intensive cultivation systems and disease suppression by using organic amendments, precision farming, disease modeling and IoT.