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Francesco Vito Mario Nicastro

Francesco Vito Mario Nicastro, Italian agricultural science educator. Council National Research grantee, 1978-1980, 83, 84-90; recipient Best Program for Research Animal Science award Formez-Italia, 1986.


  • Nicastro, Francesco Vito Mario was born on January 19, 1953 in Ginosa, Italy. Son of Giuseppe and Anna (Rizzi) Nicastro.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Institute of Technology Agrario, Matera, Italy, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture, University Bari, Italy, 1978.


    • Researcher department animal production University Bari, since 1980. Professor University Molise, Campobasso, Italy, 1990-1992, University Bari, Italy, since 1993. Leader Unity of Research, RAISA/Council National Research, Bari, since 1991, chairman research groups, Bari, since 1991.

      Lecturer in field; consultant Minister Foreign Affairs, Rome, 1989, Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations, Rome, 1990, International Republican Institute-Italstat, Rome, 1990. Representative Italy International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, since 1988.


    • Co-author: International Dictionary of Meat Science, 1988. Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Fellow Italian Society Animal Production (chairman histological committee 1989), Italian Society Sheep and Goat Phatology, Italian Society Veterinary Science, American Society Animal Science, American Meat Science Association, New York Academy of Sciences.



    Reading, music, tennis.


    • Married Filomena Nunziante, April 30, 1981. Children: Annarita, Tiziana.
    • father: Giuseppe Nicastro
    • mother: Anna (Rizzi) Nicastro
    • spouse: Filomena Nunziante
    • children: Annarita Nicastro
    • Tiziana Nicastro
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    Born January 19, 1953
    (age 64)
    • 1972
      Institute of Technology Agrario
    • 1978
      University Bari
    • 1980
      Researcher, department animal production University Bari
    • 1990 - 1992
      professor, University Molise
      Campobasso, Molise, Italy
    • 1993
      professor, University Molise