Miriam Distefano

PhD Student - XXXIII Cycle Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science - Tutor: Cherubino Leonardi
Office: 1°piano sez. Orticoltura e Floricoltura, Via Valdisavoia, 5
Email: miriam.distefano@unict.it
Phone: 095 4783326

2018-2021: PhD course in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science, University of Catania. Research project:"Studies on the aromatic profile of tomato genotypes for fresh consumption and on its relations with the cracking".

02/2020-12/2020: Visiting researcher - Hochschule Geisenheim University (Geisenheim)

2013-2015: MSc in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies LM69 (magna cum laude), speciality on Vegetable Production - University of Catania, Catania (Italy)

2010-2013: BSc in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies L25 (magna cum laude) - University of Catania, Catania (Italy)

2009: Classic High School Graduation, Liceo Classico "C. Marchesi", Mascalucia (Italy)

updated to 06-2021

Distefano, M., Arena, E., Mauro, R. P., Brighina, S., Leonardi, C., Fallico, B., & Giuffrida, F. (2020). Effects of Genotype, Storage Temperature and Time on Quality and Compositional Traits of Cherry Tomato. Foods9(12), 1729.

Mauro, R. P., Rizzo, V., Leonardi, C., Mazzaglia, A., Muratore, G., Distefano, M., ... & Giuffrida, F. (2020). Influence of Harvest Stage and Rootstock Genotype on Compositional and Sensory Profile of the Elongated Tomato cv.“Sir Elyan”. Agriculture10(3), 82.

Mauro, R. P., Agnello, M., Distefano, M., Sabatino, L., Primo, A. S. B., Leonardi, C., & Giuffrida, F. (2020). Chlorophyll fluorescence, photosynthesis and growth of tomato plants as affected by long-term oxygen root zone deprivation and grafting. Agronomy10(1), 137.