Giorgio Gusella

PhD Student - XXXIV Cycle Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science - Tutor: Giancarlo Polizzi
Office: Laboratorio Fitoiatria n°107, Via Santa Sofia 100; Stanza n°322, Secondo piano, Via Santa Sofia 100

Gusella, G., Costanzo, M.B., Aiello, D. & Polizzi, G. (2021) Characterization of Neofusicoccum parvum causing canker and diebackon Brachychiton species. European Journal of Plant Pathology. Doi: 10.1007/s10658-021-02379-5

Gusella, G., Aiello, D., Michailides, T. J., & Polizzi, G. (2021). Update of pistachio leaf spot caused by Septoria pistaciarum in light of new taxonomic advances in Italy. Fungal Biology. Doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2021.08.006

Gusella, G., Fiorenza, A., Aiello, D., & Polizzi, G. (2021). Unusual Stylar-End Breakdown and Sour Rot on Key Lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) in Pre-Harvest Condition in Italy. Plants, 10 (5), 989.

Gusella, G., Giambra, S., Conigliaro, G., Burruano, S., & Polizzi, G. (2020). Botryosphaeriaceae species causing canker and dieback of English walnut (Juglans regia) in Italy. Forest Pathology, 51 (1), e12661.

Gusella, G., Morgan, D. P., & Michailides, T. J. (2020). Further Investigation on Limb Dieback of Fig (Ficus carica) Caused by Neoscytalidium dimidiatum in California. Plant Disease, 105 (2), 324-330.

Aiello, D., Fiorenza, A., Gusella, G., & Polizzi, G. (2020). First report of Calonectria tunisiana causing crown and root rot on Eucalyptus globulus. Journal of Plant Pathology, 102 (4), 1353-1353.

Aiello, D., Gusella, G., Vitale, A., Guarnaccia, V., & Polizzi, G. (2020). Cylindrocladiella peruviana and Pleiocarpon algeriense causing stem and crown rot on avocado (Persea americana). European Journal of Plant Pathology, 158 (2), 419-430.

F. Aloi, F., Giambra, S., Schena, L., Surico, G., Pane, A., Gusella, G., Stracquadanio, C., Burruano, S., Cacciola S. O., (2020) New insights into scabby canker of Opuntia ficus-indica, caused by Neofusicoccum batangarum. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 59(2): 269-284

Aiello, D., Gusella, G., Fiorenza, A., Guarnaccia, V., & Polizzi, G. (2020). Identification of Neofusicoccum parvum causing canker and twig blight on Ficus carica in Italy. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 59 (1), 213-218.

Aiello, D., Polizzi, G., Gusella, G., Fiorenza, A., & Guarnaccia, V. (2019). Characterization of Eutypa lata and Cytospora pistaciae causing die-back and canker of pistachio in Italy. Phytopathologia Mediterranea, 58(3), 699-706.

Gusella, G., Aiello, D., & Polizzi, G. (2019). First report of leaf and twig blight of Indian hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis indica) caused by Neofusicoccum parvum in Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology, 1-1.

Aiello, D., Gulisano, S., Gusella, G., Polizzi, G., & Guarnaccia, V. (2018). First report of fruit blight caused by Arthrinium xenocordella on Pistacia vera in Italy. Plant disease, 102(9), 1853.

Poster Abstract for: 4th Annual UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium
Title: Anthracnose disease, a new challenge for California pistachio
Abstract for: International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) 2018: Plant Health in A Global Economy.
Title: Sensitivity to eight fungicide chemical groups of Colletotrichum fioriniae, the cause of anthracnose of pistachio in California