Gianni Licheri's research while affiliated with University of Milan and other places

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In marginal lands, cereal landraces continue to be important in agricultural production, whereas hybrids lose their competitive advantage. In this context, selection for adaptation to each environment is particularly important in crops grown under unfavourable conditions, e.g., mountain areas. In this work, from a panel of traditional and modern va...


... Such an approach is based on the concept of neolocalism, defined as "a conscious effort by businesses to foster a sense of place based on attributes of their community" [3]. Research is interested in the reintroduction of traditional rye varieties that enable high yields in marginal and poor soils [4]. Landraces are autochthonous and genetically related varieties that indeed exhibit stable yields in low-input environments over time [5]. ...