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agricultural science educator

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.


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.


  • Other Work

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


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.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, tennis.


Married Filomena Nunziante, April 30, 1981. Children: Annarita, Tiziana.

Giuseppe Nicastro

Anna (Rizzi) Nicastro

Filomena Nunziante

Annarita Nicastro

Tiziana Nicastro