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Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Tenured full professors | Physiology and ecology of tree ecosystem

Massimo Tagliavini

+39 0471 017120

BZ K3.05
Faculty of Science and Technology
Universitätsplatz 1 - piazza Università, 1

Short bio

1990 Ph.D. 1991-1997 Post Doc. 1998-2017 Associate professor Un. Bologna. 2007-now: Professor at UNIBZ. 2008-2014: Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology.  His main research interests include eco-physiological aspects of tree productivity, and water, nutrient and carbon fluxes.  He has published more than 200 papers, 65 peer reviewed (IF: 26  Scopus; 24 WOS) . Invited speaker and organizer of many international conferences. Member of the editorial board of European J. of Agronomy and Tree Phys. Editor of the Journal of the Italian Society for Horticultural science 2005-2013. 2000-2015 and 2012-2017: Chairman of the WG on Mineral Nutrition of Fruit Crops of ISHS. 2016-now:- President of the Italian Society Horticultural Science. 2016-now: Vice-president of “EURAC Research”


Academic Basecamp

44514 · Master IMaHS (LM-69) · EN

Agricultural Ecology and Principles of Plant Production

40185 · AGR/03 · Agricultural, Food and Mountain Environmental Sciences (L-25) · EN

Ecosystems and plant Ecophysiology

44517 · AGR/03 · Master IMaHS (LM-69) · EN

General Arboriculture

40108 · AGR/03 · Agricultural and Agro-Environmental Sciences (L-25) · IT

Integrated orchard and vineyard management

44526B · AGR/03 · Master IMaHS (LM-69) · EN

Scientific method in horticultural research

44530B · AGR/03 · Master IMaHS (LM-69) · EN

Main Research Areas

Ecologically friendly management of tree crops. Tree physiology and ecosystem studies related to carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, water fluxes, mineral nutrition, roots, rhizodeposition.
we use a number of different techniques in our studies including micrometeorological approach and stable isotopes.

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