Gaetano Amato

Title
Professor of Seed production

Address
Dipartimento dei Sistemi Agro-ambientali
Università di Palermo
Viale delle Scienze - Facoltà di Agraria
Palermo
90128

Country
Italy

E-mail
gaetano.amato@unipa.it


Gaetano Amato’s main fields of research are: seed production of Mediterranean crops (particularly forage species); collection and evaluation of germplasm of wild and cultivated species; pastures management; forage shrub species; N fixation in grain and forage legumes; crop systems in Mediterranean environments. He currently coordinates local groups of research on: Actions of innovations and research to support the seed production national plane; Bioagronomical evaluation of sulla (Hedysarum coronarium L.) varieties in semi arid Mediterranean environments; Eco-physiology of seed production for forage species in semi-arid Mediterranean environment.