Cherubino Leonardi

Professore ordinario di Orticoltura e floricoltura [AGR/04]
Ufficio: Via Valdisavoia,5
Telefono: 095 234308
Orario di ricevimento: Tutti i giorni per appuntamento

  • General information

    - Got the PhD on 1994;

    - Carried out study and research stages at the "Station de Bioclimatologie" Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in Avignon (France). (1992, 1997, 1998);

    - Supervised personally or as a member of the organizing committee the implementation of meetings and national and international conferences.

    - Was evaluator of research projects and international referee of papers published in international and national journals.

    - Was project coordinator or research unit responsible of national and international research projects.;

    - As a lecturer or professor from 1997 till now he held the following courses: - Vegetable crops, - Protected cultivations, - Quality of vegetable produces, Flower crops, Green area, etc.

    - Is author of more than 170 publications; 80 publications are listed on the database Scopus dell'Elsevier. The 'H Index is 18 and the citations are more than 1700.


    Some of the international experiences

    - Lecturer in international masters and invited speaker in several international congresses.

    - Cooperated with the FAO: organizing technical tours for international delegations; as Technical Consultant; as member of the FAO Regional Working Group on "Greenhouse Crop Production in the Mediterranean Region”.


    Current and past academic responsibilities

    - Member of the SOI, ISHS and SIA.

    - Deputy head of the Department of Agricultural and Food Production Sciences (DISPA) of the University of Catania.

    - President of the Scientific Committee of the Consortium I.TE.S. (Technological Innovation of greenhouses) - Palermo;

    - President of the Technological district Agrobiopesca – Palermo, Italy.

    - Coordinator of the International PhD course in: Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science (Catania University);


    Key areas of research:

    Objective common to the various research activities has been the sustainability of production process and the improvement of production systems for the qualification of production and to minimize the environmental impact.


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