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Agronomist , educator , research scientist

Antonio Ferrante, Italian agronomist, educator, research scientist. Achievements include research in postharvest biology and technical horticultural and ornamental plants; research in plant growth regulation; patents for compositions and methods for preventing leaf yellowing in plants. Fellow, government of Malta, 1995, Organic Farming, University Pisa, 1996, Agrotech. Research Institute Wageningen, Netherlands., Scuola Superiore S. Anna, 1997.

Background

Ferrante, Antonio was born on January 10, 1974 in Caserta, Italy. Son of Luciano Ferrante and Maria Rosa Riccio.

Education

Diploma in Agricultural Studies, Institute Tecnico Agrario Statale, Piedimonte Matese, Italy, 1992—1992. BAgSci with First Class honors, University Pisa, Italy, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Horticultural Science, School Superiore S. Anna, Pisa, Italy, 2001—2001.

Career

Laboratory technician department plant biology University Pisa, Italy, 2001—2003. Researcher department crop science University Milan, since 2004, assistant professor, since 2004. With cavalry Italian Army, 1997-1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in postharvest biology and technical horticultural and ornamental plants. Research in plant growth regulation. Patents for compositions and methods for preventing leaf yellowing in plants.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) La conservazione di fiori e fronde recise. Fisiologia e tecnologia postraccolta di prodotti floricoli freschi. Contributor scientific papers, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Blood donor AVIS, Pisa, Italy, 1993. Member of Italian Horticultural Society (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, soccer.

Connections

Life partner Alessandra Francini.

father:
Luciano Ferrante

mother:
Maria Rosa Riccio