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Nicola La Porta

Biotechnologist , plant pathologist

Nicola La Porta, Italian plant pathologist, biotechnologist. Grantee Public Educational Department Italy, 1991, Center International Mobility, 1992; Human Capital & Mobility Programme fellow, 1993. Leader Italian Catholic Scout Association, 1971-1986; teacher Social National Service, Florence, 1986-1987. Member Integrated Pest Management (Italian representative), Society Italiana Patologia Vegetale, Society Italiana Ecology and Selvicoltura.

Background

Porta, Nicola La was born on July 9, 1961 in Prato, Italy. Son of Agostino and Elda Elvira (Bucci) La Porta.

Education

Master of Arts in Forest Science with honors, University Florence, Italy, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Forest Pathology, University Florence, Italy, 1995.

Career

Researcher Institute Silviculture-U. Florence, 1989-1990, Institute Forest Tree Breeding-National Council Research, Florence, 1990-1991, Institute De Dorschkamp, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1991-1992, Institute Forest Pathology-National Research Council, Florence, 1992-1993, University Helsinki, Finland, 1993-1997. Senior researcher department natural resources and environmental Agricultural Institute S. Michele a/Adige, Italy, since 1997.

Works

  • Contributor 40 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Leader Italian Catholic Scout Association, 1971-1986. Teacher Social National Service, Florence, 1986-1987. Member Integrated Pest Management (Italian representative), Society Italiana Patologia Vegetale, Society Italiana Ecology and Selvicoltura.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Biking, walking, reading, adventure expeditions, computers.

Connections

father:
Agostino Porta

mother:
Elda Elvira (Bucci) La Porta