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University of Padova, Department of Agronomy Food Natural Resources Animals and Environment

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UNIPD-DAFNAE

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The University of Padova is a well-known higher education and research institution, not only for being one of the oldest universities in the Western World, but also for the excellence of the research nowadays performed. The Department of Agronomy Food Natural resources Animals and Environment (DAFNAE) is house to multidisciplinary research in the area of agronomy and focusing on improvement of the agri-food sector, the sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation and the knowledge in the fields of Agronomy, Soil Science, Animal Science, and Biotechnology. The department staff is composed of 61 faculty members, 47 administratives and technicians and about 100 PhD and post-docs. DAFNAE runs the oldest long-term Italian experiment on crop rotation experiment , already included in the SOMNET database.

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www.dafnae.unipd.it

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Department of Agronomy Food Natural Resources Animals and Environment (DAFNAE)

University of Padova

Agripolis, Viale dell'Università, 16

35020, Legnaro (Padova)

Fax: +39 049 827 2784

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Prof. Francesco Morari

Tel: +39 049 827 2857

Fax: +39 049 827 2839

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Agronomist/soil physicist, primary research interest in assessment and mitigation of environmental impacts of cropping systems, with particular emphasis on the soil physical properties.

Prof. Antonio Berti

Tel. +39 049 827 2828

Fax: +39 049 827 2839

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Agronomist, main areas of interest are long-term evolution of soil fertility and cropping systems sustainability, and soil organic carbon dynamic in cropping systems.