Dr. Antonio Moretti


Dr. Antonio Moretti, born in 1960, has got in 1988 a Master in Plant Pathology at “Università degli studi Aldo Moro” of Bari. He works from 1989 at the Istituto tossine e micotossine da parassiti vegetali (ITEM, since 2001 Institute of Sciences of Food Production, ISPA), National Council of Research (CNR) first with a fellowship, since 1994 as Researcher and in 2007 as Senior Researcher at ISPA-CNR.

He is/has been responsible of several National and International projects on Toxigenic fungi. The area of work are Plant Pathology, Mycology and Fungal genetics with main field of interest in the toxigenic fungi, with emphasis in the identification and genetic and toxinogenic characterization of main Fusarium and Aspergillus species pathogens of agriculturally important crops and the study of their diversity and pathogenicity.

Research activity of Dr. Moretti is well documented by several papers on International Journals and book chapters ISI and hundreds of abstract and proceedings of National and International scientific meetings (H-index of Antonio Moretti: 28 according with ISI Web of Science)