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Structure Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment
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Proposals for thesis
Effects of extreme flooding in maize

Yield quality in common wheat fertilized with nitrogen only via foliar spraying

Use of phytohormones in common wheat

Root growth in ancient maize varieties

Studying old wheat varieties

Curriculum Vitae
1991: Master Degree in Agricultural Science (score: 110 cum laude)
1996: PhD in Environmental Agronomy
1998: Researcher at the University of Padova - Topic: Agronomy and Crop Science
2006: Associate Professor (University of Parma)
2013: Associate Professor (University of Padova)
2013: Elegibiliy for Full professor in Agronomy and Crop Science.
2013-2018: President for Courses for Higher School Teachers (TFA)
Member of the Italian Society of Agronomy and of the European Society of Agronomy.
Author of 200 scientific articles/posters.

Research areas
Concimazione azotata solo per via fogliare in frumento.
Impiego di fitormoni in frumento per migliorare resa e qualità.
Mitigazione dello stress da anossia (allagamento) in mais.
Effetto biostimolante di nuovi fungicidi concianti dei cereali
Microrganismi azotofissatori e micorrize nei cereali.
Concimazione fogliare in frumento.
Studio degli apparati radicale di colture erbacee.
Sviluppo di nuove metodologie di studio delle radici.
Fitorimediazione di terreni contaminati da metalli pesanti.
Isoflavoni in soia.
Piante da fibra e da oli industriali.

Piu' recenti:

Dal Cortivo C., Barion G., Visioli G., Mattarozzi M., Mosca G., Vamerali T., 2017. Increased root growth and nitrogen accumulation in common wheat following PGPR inoculation: assessment of plant-microbe interactions by ESEM. AEE, 247: 396-408.

Vamerali T., Bandiera M., Lucchini P., Mosca G., 2015. Metal partitioning in plant–substrate–water compartments under EDDS-assisted phytoextraction of pyrite waste with Brassica carinata A. Braun. Environmental Science Pollution Research 22: 2434–2446

Visioli G., D'Egidio S., Vamerali T., Mattarozzi M., Sanangelantoni A.M., 2014. Culturable endophytic bacteria enhance Ni translocation in the hyperaccumulator Noccaea caerulescens. Chemosphere 117: 538-544

Vamerali T., Bandiera M., Lucchini P., Dickinson N.M., Mosca G., 2014. Long-term phytomanagement of metal-contaminated land with field crops: Integrated remediation and biofortification. European Journal of Agronomy 53: 56-66.

Lucchini P., Quilliam R.S., DeLuca T.H., Vamerali T., Jones D.L., 2014. Does biochar application alter heavy metal dynamics in agricultural soil? Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 184: 149-157.

Lucchini P., Quilliam R.S., DeLuca T.H., Vamerali T., Jones D.L., 2014. Increased bioavailability of metals in two contrasting agricultural soils treated with waste wood-derived biochar and ash. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21: 3230-3240.

Beesley L., Marmiroli M., Pagano L., Pigoni V., Fellet G., Fresno T., Vamerali T., Bandiera M., Marmiroli N., 2013. Biochar addition to an arsenic contaminated soil increases arsenic concentrations in the pore water but reduces uptake to tomato plants (Solanum lycopersicum L.). Science of the Total Environment, 454-455: 598-603.

Vamerali T., Marchiol L., Bandiera M., Fellet G., Dickinson N.M., Lucchini P., Mosca G., Zerbi G., 2012. Advances in agronomic management of phytoremediation: methods and results from a 10-year study of metal-polluted soils. Italian Journal of Agronomy, 7:e42: 323-330.

Vamerali T., Barion G., Hewidy M., Mosca G., 2012. Soybean isoflavone patterns in main stem and branches as affected by water and nitrogen supply. European Journal of Agronomy, 41: 1-10.

Vamerali T., Bandiera M., Hartley W, Carletti P., Mosca G., 2011. Assisted phytoremediation of mixed-polluted pyrite waste: effects of foliar and substrate IBA application on fodder radish. Chemosphere, 84 (2): 213-219.

Vamerali T., Bandiera M. and Mosca G., 2011. In situ phytoremediation of arsenic- and metal-polluted pyrite waste with field crops: Effects of soil management. Chemosphere, 83 (9): 1241-1248.

Bandiera M., Mosca G. and Vamerali T., 2010. Phytotoxicity and metal leaching in EDDS-assisted phytoextraction from pyrite wastes with Ethiopian mustard and fodder radish. Plant Biosystems, 144 (2): 490-498.

Barion G., Hewidy M., Mosca G. and Vamerali T., 2010. Intraspecific variability for soybean cotyledon isoflavones in different cropping and soil conditions. European Journal of Agronomy, 33: 63-73.

Bandiera M., Vamerali T. and Mosca G., 2009. Humic acids affect root characteristics of radish (Raphanus sativus L. var oleiformis Pers.) in metal-polluted wastes. Desalination, 247: 79-92.

Zanetti F., Vamerali T. & Mosca G., 2009. Yield and oil variability in modern varieties of high-erucic winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus L. var. oleifera) and Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Braun) under reduced agricultural inputs. Industrial Crops and Products, 30: 265-270.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
AG0063 002LE AVP5073918 6 1st Year First
AV2293 001LE AVP5073918 6 2nd Year First
AG0056 COMMON AGM0013342 8 3rd Year Second
IF0325 COMMON AVP4064869 12 2nd Year First