University of Siena
Department of Life Sciences
Assistant Professor (Researcher) in Plant Physiology (BIO/04) – Department of Life Sciences – University of Siena
The research activity is focused on:
Effects of nanoplastics on the germination of seeds of agronomic interest: phyto-, genotoxic effects and on the ultrastructure of germinating seeds.
Effects of heavy metals on germinating legume seeds.
Effects of TiO2 nanoparticles: presence in soil, and their influence on nutrient availability; uptake by the roots of plants of agronomic interest; movement in the plant; phyto- genotoxic and ultrastructural effects