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Nuovi elementi per la ricostruzione urbanistica dell'antica Plestia

Paolo Storchi
2020 Zenodo  
Storchi. Nuovi elementi per la ricostruzione urbanistica dell'antica Plestia 8 venatorio. Due immagini Google del 2018, scattate il 31/07 e il 29/09, La P. Storchi.  ...  , BLOCKELEY, METE 2019, pp. 65-77. 29 Su quest'ultimo esempio ed i precedenti confronti si rimanda a STORCHI 2018, pp. 182-7.30 STANCO 2012, p. 34; CAPOFERRO CENCETTI1997; WILSON JONES 1993; GOLVIN  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4244411 fatcat:q6ohx5zl75c7vp2xplr4fkodu4

State of the Art of Monitoring Technologies and Data Processing for Precision Viticulture

Marco Ammoniaci, Simon-Paolo Kartsiotis, Rita Perria, Paolo Storchi
2021 Agriculture  
.; Storchi. P. State of the art of monitoring technologies and data processing for precision viticulture.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture11030201 fatcat:lxts5h4fhjgdvh3lndgvwadzwy

On uniform k-partition problems

Paolo Dell'Olmo, Pierre Hansen, Stefano Pallottino, Giovanni Storchi
2005 Discrete Applied Mathematics  
Storchi).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dam.2005.02.013 fatcat:n3oxi5rghrebflpr35yor4npja

Leaf Vein Density: A Possible Role as Cooling System

Mario Pagano, Paolo Storchi
2015 Journal of Life Sciences  
The study of leaves and their architecture evolution is important for understanding the fluid dynamics of water movement in leaves. Recent studies have shown how these systems can be involved in the performance of physiological aspects, which are directly connected with the density of the vascular network and stomata per unit of surface area. The vein architecture, beyond being essential for a mechanical support of the leaf, can also play a crucial role in the efficiency of the photosynthesis.
more » ... he aim of the present work was to highlight the possible role of leaves vein network as cooling system. The results support the hypothesis that the vascular system of grape leaves is correlated with leaf temperature.
doi:10.17265/1934-7391/2015.07.001 fatcat:mkh6q6ijjzb2hm5mgrv6nim2tq

Recovery, Molecular Characterization, and Ampelographic Assessment of Marginal Grapevine Germplasm from Southern Umbria (Central Italy)

Alessandra Zombardo, Paolo Storchi, Paolo Valentini, Alice Ciofini, Daniele Migliaro, Manna Crespan
2021 Plants  
The protection of grapevine biodiversity and the safeguarding of genetic variability are certainly primary and topical objectives for wine research, especially in territories historically devoted to viticulture. To assess the autochthonous germplasm of three different districts of Southern Umbria (Central Italy), the plant material of 70 grapevines retrieved from reforested land plots or old vineyards was collected, and their genetic identity was investigated using 13 microsatellite markers
more » ... ). The results revealed the presence of 39 unique genotypes, divided into 24 already-known cultivars and 15 never-reported SSR profiles. Most of the grapevine accessions were then vegetatively propagated and cultivated in a vineyard collection both to be protected from extinction and to be evaluated at the ampelographic level. Overall, this work emphasizes the need for recovering the threatened genetic variability that characterizes minor neglected grapevine cultivars or biotypes of Southern Umbria germplasm, and the requirement to revalue and exploit the more valuable genetic resources to enhance the local agri-food economy.
doi:10.3390/plants10081539 pmid:34451584 pmcid:PMC8398187 fatcat:xhphe7jzljhwzmvg4bepnngge4

Sustainable Viticulture: Effects of Soil Management in Vitis vinifera

Eleonora Cataldo, Linda Salvi, Sofia Sbraci, Paolo Storchi, Giovan Battista Mattii
2020 Agronomy  
Soil management in vineyards is of fundamental importance not only for the productivity and quality of grapes, both in biological and conventional management, but also for greater sustainability of the production. Conservative soil management techniques play an important role, compared to conventional tillage, in order to preserve biodiversity, to save soil fertility, and to keep vegetative-productive balance. Thus, it is necessary to evaluate long-term adaptation strategies to create a balance
more » ... between the vine and the surrounding environment. This work sought to assess the effects of following different management practices on Vitis vinifera L. cv. Cabernet Sauvignon during 2017 and 2018 seasons: soil tillage (T), temporary cover cropping over all inter-rows (C), and mulching with plant residues every other row (M). The main physiological parameters of vines (leaf gas exchange, stem water potential, chlorophyll fluorescence, and indirect chlorophyll content) as well as qualitative and quantitative grape parameters (technological and phenolic analyses) were measured. Significant differences in gas exchanges related to the different season and inter-row management were observed. C showed more negative values of water potential, due to the grass–vine competition, especially when water availability was lower. The competition exerted by C led to differences in fruit setting with impact on yield; therefrom, significant differences also in sugar and anthocyanic content were observed.
doi:10.3390/agronomy10121949 fatcat:5x7fw4abxrbadokt5bcdeumaoe

A Study on the Efficiency of Sustainable Wine Grape Vineyard Management Strategies

Rita Perria, Alice Ciofini, William Antonio Petrucci, Mauro Eugenio Maria D'Arcangelo, Paolo Valentini, Paolo Storchi, Giuseppe Carella, Andrea Pacetti, Laura Mugnai
2022 Agronomy  
Crop protection strategies based on cupric products and mainly adopted in organic viticulture produce a consistent environmental impact due to the persistence of copper in soils and its negative effects on edaphic biodiversity. In this work, trials were carried out during the crop years 2018–2020 in a vineyard with an organic management by a low-copper strategy and in a conventional IPM management with an IPM strategy with reduced use of fungicides. Phytosanitary treatments have been strictly
more » ... anned according to forecasting models, and fungicides have been partially substituted with substances improving the resistance mechanisms of plants. Different strategies of green manure management, in order to improve the health of vines, were also adopted. Results suggest the efficacy of the "GreenGrapes" plant protection strategy in conditions of low downy mildew pressure. Furthermore, no declines in the production quality have been recorded; conversely, the synergic effect of the green manure and the tested biostimulant substances ("GreenGrapes" protocols) and the green manure management improved yield and grape quality, compared with conventional conduction (IPM and Organic) with a grass covering.
doi:10.3390/agronomy12020392 fatcat:lbixdgtp7vfw7l56tvlwkfohcm

Comparison of Aerial and Ground 3D Point Clouds for Canopy Size Assessment in Precision Viticulture

Andrea Pagliai, Marco Ammoniaci, Daniele Sarri, Riccardo Lisci, Rita Perria, Marco Vieri, Mauro Eugenio D'Arcangelo, Paolo Storchi, Simon-Paolo Kartsiotis
2022 Remote Sensing  
In precision viticulture, the intra-field spatial variability characterization is a crucial step to efficiently use natural resources by lowering the environmental impact. In recent years, technologies such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Mobile Laser Scanners (MLS), multispectral sensors, Mobile Apps (MA) and Structure from Motion (SfM) techniques enabled the possibility to characterize this variability with low efforts. The study aims to evaluate, compare and cross-validate the
more » ... y and the limits of several tools (UAV, MA, MLS) to assess the vine canopy size parameters (thickness, height, volume) by processing 3D point clouds. Three trials were carried out to test the different tools in a vineyard located in the Chianti Classico area (Tuscany, Italy). Each test was made of a UAV flight, an MLS scanning over the vineyard and a MA acquisition over 48 geo-referenced vines. The Leaf Area Index (LAI) were also assessed and taken as reference value. The results showed that the analyzed tools were able to correctly discriminate between zones with different canopy size characteristics. In particular, the R2 between the canopy volumes acquired with the different tools was higher than 0.7, being the highest value of R2 = 0.78 with a RMSE = 0.057 m3 for the UAV vs. MLS comparison. The highest correlations were found between the height data, being the highest value of R2 = 0.86 with a RMSE = 0.105 m for the MA vs. MLS comparison. For the thickness data, the correlations were weaker, being the lowest value of R2 = 0.48 with a RMSE = 0.052 m for the UAV vs. MLS comparison. The correlation between the LAI and the canopy volumes was moderately strong for all the tools with the highest value of R2 = 0.74 for the LAI vs. V_MLS data and the lowest value of R2 = 0.69 for the LAI vs. V_UAV data.
doi:10.3390/rs14051145 fatcat:d6dww5z6ofak7a2ln22l3d5rfu

Berry Quality of Grapevine under Water Stress as Affected by Rootstock–Scion Interactions through Gene Expression Regulation

Alessandra Zombardo, Erica Mica, Sergio Puccioni, Rita Perria, Paolo Valentini, Giovan Battista Mattii, Luigi Cattivelli, Paolo Storchi
2020 Agronomy  
Despite phenotypic plasticity that allows the adaptation to harsh environments, when vines experience severe abiotic stresses, they can suffer from metabolic damages affecting grape production and quality. Grafting is an affordable strategy to mitigate these negative consequences since the rootstock can increase the drought tolerance in the scion. This work explored the effects of pre-veraison water deficit on vines grafted on different rootstocks (Mgt 101-14 and 1103 Paulsen) to obtain
more » ... gical, biochemical, and molecular information about the influence on grape quality. Repeated measurements were carried out to assess vine physiology, production, technological maturity, and berry phenolic composition. qRT-PCRs were executed on berry skins at maturity to assess the expression levels of ten genes and five miRNAs involved in the phenylpropanoid pathway. Water stress caused significant alterations in grape technological maturity. The rootstock effect was not detected in primary metabolism while it was well defined in the accumulation of phenolic compounds in berries (such as anthocyanins). Finally, significant differences were identified in gene and miRNA expression between water-stressed and well-watered vines. In conclusion, the response to water stress can be modulated by rootstocks, which mainly act by regulating secondary metabolism, especially in grapes.
doi:10.3390/agronomy10050680 fatcat:bzvh4qwytbfvtihs2ne6kcsixy

Study of Inter- and Intra-Varietal Genetic Variability in Grapevine Cultivars

Alessandra Zombardo, Stefano Meneghetti, Giacomo Morreale, Antonio Calò, Angelo Costacurta, Paolo Storchi
2022 Plants  
Vitis vinifera includes a large number of cultivars that are further distinguished in biotypes and clones, and it is actually hard to differentiate them, even through complex molecular techniques. In this work, the plant materials of 56 putative Sangiovese and 14 putative Montepulciano biotypes, two of the most widespread black-berried Italian cultivars, were collected in different wine-growing areas of Italy distributed in 13 regions, from north to south. Firstly, the samples were analyzed
more » ... g SSR markers to have proper varietal identification. According to the results, the genotypes belonged to three different cultivars: Sangiovese, Sanforte, and Montepulciano. Subsequently, the samples were investigated using AFLP, SAMPL, M-AFLP, and I-SSR molecular markers to estimate their intra-varietal genetic variability. The DNA marker-based method used turned out to be performing to bring out the geographic differences among the biotypes screened, and it can therefore be considered as a powerful tool available for all the grapevine varieties.
doi:10.3390/plants11030397 pmid:35161378 pmcid:PMC8839970 fatcat:375lukygife6vh4tigvnxb6eia

Effect of early leaf removal on Sangiovese (Vitis vinifera L.) under thermal excess and drought conditions

Sergio Puccioni, Giordano Martini, Alessandra Zombardo, Rita Perria, Mario Pagano, Paolo Valentini, Paolo Storchi, S. Poni
2019 BIO Web of Conferences  
The early defoliation of the fruiting area is a technique that offers considerable advantages both in relation to the quality of grapes and to pest control; on the other hand, when a very warm summer occurs, the risk of grape sunburn may increase. This paper reports the results of a pre-flowering defoliation trial carried out in the province of Arezzo (Italy) in 2017, an exceptionally hot and dry year. The results confirmed the validity of this technique in limiting yield while achieving a
more » ... rrent higher concentration of phenolic compounds without increasing the risk of burns and radiative damages of grapes.
doi:10.1051/bioconf/20191304005 fatcat:rck22tp7eraklldyy6zg3w47uy

Leaf vein density and photosynthetic rate in Rosa: Is there a correlation?

Mario Pagano, Paolo Storchi
2016 Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica  
Furthermore, a novel study highlighted how the V D may be involved in the efficiency of leaf cooling (Pagano & Storchi, Resumen: Densidad de venas foliares y la tasa de fotosíntesis en Rosa: ¿Existe  ... 
doi:10.31055/1851.2372.v51.n4.16357 fatcat:33zrmejijnbdzlaow2fh3y5b5q

Effect of treatment with products based on Trichoderma spp. on the development capacity of Sangiovese vines under replanting conditions

Mauro E. M. D'Arcangelo, Rita Perria, Alessandra Zombardo, Sergio Puccioni, Paolo Valentini, Paolo Storchi, S. Poni
2019 BIO Web of Conferences  
The research work carried out aimed at verifying the efficacy of Trichoderma-based products on the fertility maintenance in vineyard soils, in case of replanting. The presence of a hypofertile horizon, in fact, can cause problems in the engrafting of rooted cuttings and a slowing down in their vegetative development. The trial was carried out at the experimental farm of CREA − Research Center for Viticulture and Enology of Arezzo, during the setting up of a new Sangiovese vineyard. Rooted
more » ... treated with three different formulations containing some Trichoderma spp. strains were planted, considering an untreated negative control. In addition, treatments with the same formulations were repeated in the 2014-2016 three-year period, by spraying the soil, with an injector pole. Every year the shoot length and the pruning wood weight were evaluated, as well as the presence/absence of Trichoderma spp. on the root systems. Moreover, in 2016 the photosynthetic efficiency of the vines was verified. The presence of Trichoderma spp. within the rhizosphere of the vines treated was stable over time; the differences found between treated and untreated thesis were considerable, while only minor differences emerged among the plants subjected to the three different treatments. According to the results obtained, the application of Trichoderma-based products can be considered a valid practice to be used during vineyard implantation in case of difficult edaphic conditions.
doi:10.1051/bioconf/20191304017 fatcat:lipbxjf45bfbnmc4ircem7uh4i

Non-invasive absolute measurement of leaf water content using terahertz quantum cascade lasers

Lorenzo Baldacci, Mario Pagano, Luca Masini, Alessandra Toncelli, Giorgio Carelli, Paolo Storchi, Alessandro Tredicucci
2017 Plant Methods  
Plant water resource management is one of the main future challenges to fight recent climatic changes. The knowledge of the plant water content could be indispensable for water saving strategies. Terahertz spectroscopic techniques are particularly promising as a non-invasive tool for measuring leaf water content, thanks to the high predominance of the water contribution to the total leaf absorption. Terahertz quantum cascade lasers (THz QCL) are one of the most successful sources of THz
more » ... n. Results: Here we present a new method which improves the precision of THz techniques by combining a transmission measurement performed using a THz QCL source, with simple pictures of leaves taken by an optical camera. As a proof of principle, we performed transmission measurements on six plants of Vitis vinifera L. (cv "Colorino"). We found a linear law which relates the leaf water mass to the product between the leaf optical depth in the THz and the projected area. Results are in optimal agreement with the proposed law, which reproduces the experimental data with 95% accuracy. Conclusions: This method may overcome the issues related to intra-variety heterogeneities and retrieve the leaf water mass in a fast, simple, and non-invasive way. In the future this technique could highlight different behaviours in preserving the water status during drought stress.
doi:10.1186/s13007-017-0197-z pmid:28638439 pmcid:PMC5474302 fatcat:pgivtzlvmze4bhd2hqjd4ndk5e

Artistic paintings and drawings as a source for the ancient urban reconstruction of living towns: the cases of Panormus and Regium Lepidi

Paolo Storchi
2016 Groma  
In this 15 All the maps can be viewed in Davoli 1980 . 16 Badini 1995 . 17 See Storchi 2009 , 133. 18 Nironi 1971, 81. 19 Capoferro Cencetti 1978 . case we cannot assume there was a particular rush in  ...  Belvedere 1987; Belvedere 1998 . 4 Belvedere 1987, 296. 5 CIL X, 7295. 6 CIL X, 7297.7 Storchi 2013. 8 Fazello 1628. 9 Di Giovanni 1890, 380-382.Fig.1: An engraving published by the French Journal  ... 
doi:10.12977/groma3 fatcat:lpqgz6gcufcdvitbbika7s37de
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