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June 2022
Delivered as a Hybrid EventAthens | Greece

Giovanni Povero
Plant Science Manager at Valagro


Giovanni Povero joined Valagro in 2011, at first working as Plant Physiologist and then Plant Physiology Coordinator. He is currently Plant Science Manager at the “Global Research” Department of Valagro, managing: i) "Plant Physiology & Omics" and ii) Primary Screening (greenhouse and plot tests) teams and research activities. Besides, he connects Valagro Global Research Dept. with  the JointLab teams i) "Valagro@PlantLab" (Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy) and ii)  "Valagro@PhenoLab" (Alsia-Metapontum Agrobios Research Center, Matera, Italy) and other strategic research collaborations.

Prior to joining Valagro, Giovanni Povero achieved his Master degree in Plant Biotechnology at the Faculty of Agriculture of  the “University of Pisa” (Italy). Subsequently, he achieved a Double PhD title in i) "AgroBioSciences" (Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy) and ii) "Graduate School of Life Science" (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL).

Other Info: Robust background in plant biotechnology, plant nutrition, biostimulation, and resistance/defence.  Publication of original research articles in International Journals. Several oral communications during congresses. Reviewer for different scientific journals (Open Chemistry, Scientific Reports, PLOS One, Frontiers in Plant Science).

Agenda Sessions

  • Farm to fork transformed: the growing significance of disruptive technologies for biostimulants