Associate Professor, Small Fruit and Vegetable Breeding and Genomics, Department of Horticultural Science
Ph.D. University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)
M.S. University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)
600 Laureate Way
Kannapolis, NC 28081
More information about Massimo Iorizzo
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.