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Organization Name Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per la Protezione Sostenibile delle Piante
Organization Type Research institutions
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Description IPSP studies plant response to biotic and abiotic stress factors, with the aim of identifying mechanisms of resistance and adaptation, to promote plant health in agriculture and forestry. This implies strengthening the use of natural enemies and beneficial microorganisms in integrated pest management, selecting and recovering valuable plant germplasm, identifying bio-molecules of agricultural or industrial interest, and ultimately promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly growth.
Priorities Plant pathology, beneficial microorganisms, soil microbiota, soil-borne diseases
Facilities Laboratories for microbiology and molecular biology, bioinformatic unit, greenhouse for pot-experiments, growth chambers
Expertise Plant pathology, microbiology, mycology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing
Country Italy
Region Apulia
City Bari
Zip 70126
Street via Amendola 122/D
Disciplines Agricultural Sciences, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Molecular Life Sciences, Plant Sciences
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Food Chain Categories Vegetables, Greenhouses , Crop health, quality and protection
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