pubblicato il 15 ottobre 2015

Workshop: "Vegetable grafting for sustainable horticulture"

L'Innesto Erbaceo per un orticoltura sostenibile - 10 November 2015 - Università laTuscia - Viterbo

TAGS: Agronomia, Colture protette, Orticoltura, Innesto Erbaceo

Workshop: Vegetable grafting for sustainable horticulture

10 November 2015 - Aula Blu, University of Tuscia, Viterbo

9:30: Opening
Giuseppe Colla, Coordinator of Cost Action FA1204; Stanley Freeman MERC project Coordinator

9:40: Traditional tomato varieties: challenges for conservation and valorization
Andrea Mazzucato, University of Tuscia, Italy

10:00: Rootstock-scion compatibility in melons: the effect of growing season and environmental conditions
Nabil Omari, Ministry of Agriculture, Israel

10:20: Control management of melon root rot and vine decline caused by Monosporascus cannonballus
Gabriele Chilosi, University of Tuscia, Italy

10:40: Response of grafted melons to salinity and Fusarium wilt
Adel Al Abed, NCARE, Jordan

11:00: Coffee Break

11:30: Current status of vegetable grafting in Egypt
Sahar Youssef, ARC, GIZA, Egypt

11:50: Grafting for improving abiotic stress tolerance
Giuseppe Colla, University of Tuscia, Italy

12:10: Use of grafted plants to reduce accumulation of arsenic in melon
Silvia Stazi, University of Tuscia, Italy

12: 30: Discussions and conclusions

Under the patronage of SOI "Società di Ortoflorofrutticoltura Italiana"

Venue: Aula Blu, University of Tuscia, via S.C. De Lellis snc, Viterbo, Italy.

Accommodation: Best Western Hotel Viterbo, Via San Camillo De Lellis, 6 - 01100 – Viterbo ( Phone: +39-0761-270100 - Fax: +39-0761-275717 E-mail:

Local Organizer: Giuseppe Colla and Antonio Fiorillo, Dept. DAFNE, University of Tuscia, via S.C. De Lellis snc, Viterbo, Italy. Phone: +39-(0)761-357536. Email:

Participation is free of charge

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