University of Teramo
Ph.D.in Productivity of crops. Researcher (Arboriculture), Faculty of Biosciences and Technologies for Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Teramo, Italy. President of the Course: Crop Production for the Agro-food Chain, Master of Science in Food Science & Technology (English). Academician, Accademia Nazionale dell'Olivo e dell'Olio. Member: ISHS, SOI, ACS, National Board for Olive Oil Tasters, Florence.
Research interests include Quality characteristics of temperate and tropical fruits for trade and consumers. Genetic characterization and VOCs in Coffea “Arabica” and “Robusta”. Olive products: fruits and leaves. 1) Influence of the environment on the olive productivity and olive oil traceability and quality: VOCs biosynthesis and evolution, flavors/off-flavors. 2) Variability of oleuropein content in olive cultivar leaves. 3) Use of olive pomace to improve the quality and healthiness of milk and dairy products.