University of Turin

Paolo Gonthier

Department of Agricultural, Forestry and Food Sciences

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology at the Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences of the University of Turin. Editorial Board member in several international journals. Invited speaker at several international conferences.
Principal investigator (PI) of national and international research projects on the biology and epidemiology of fungal plant pathogens and on integrated disease management of forest diseases, including a PRIN Project (2008) and a Futuro in Ricerca (FIRB) Project (2012).
Board member of the Italian Phytopathological Society, Past President of the Italian Society of Arboriculture (SIA). Member of Expert Working Groups (EWGs) of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO). Member of the Plant Health Panel of the European Food Safety Authority


Forest pathology
ornamental trees
invasive plant pathogens
integrated pest management