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Massimo Iorizzo

Associate Professor, Small Fruit and Vegetable Breeding and Genomics

Department of Horticultural Science


Dr. Massimo Iorizzo’s research focuses on genetics, genomics, germplasm improvement and breeding of small fruits (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, etc.) and vegetable crops. He researches the health-promoting phytoactive compounds inherent in fruits and vegetables, while also investigating strategies for selecting, concentrating and preserving these phytochemicals.


PhD University of Naples “Federico II”

MS University of Naples “Federico II”


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  • 2022 University Scholar