Veronica De Micco    
 
 

 

 
 
demicco@unina.it

Present Employment

She is post-doc researcher at the Dept. of Plant Biology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.

She also collaborates to research programmes of the Laboratory of Botany and Reproductive Ecology (University of Naples Federico II, Faculty of Agriculture).

 

Scientific Formation

 

Laurea Degree

She graduated in Agricultural Sciences on 19th July 2000 at the University of Naples Federico II with the final grade of 110/110 with laudem.

Experimental thesis: Adaptation strategies of Mediterranean shrubs and new methods of investigations

 

PhD

She was doctoral student in Woody Coltures at University of Naples Federico II between November 2000 and January 2004, achieving the title of Research Doctor on 14th January 2004.

Title of the thesis: “Combinations of xylem elements as adaptive strategies in Mediterranean woody species: anatomical, functional and chemical approaches

 

Short Courses

 

March 1999                   University of Naples Federico II, Stage of Reproductive Biology – Pollination: biological, ecological and agronomical aspects.

Aug-Sept 2001               5th Intensive international course on soil micromorphology” – University of Naples  Federico II –Lessons on microscopy and digital image analysis.

July 2003                       University of Naples Federico II, Proficiency Course for post–graduates “Territorial analysis of the natural and agricultural resources” – Module: Statistics of ecological data: biometry.

July 2003                       University of Naples Federico II, Proficiency Course for post–graduates “Territorial analysis of the natural and agricultural resources” – Module: Statistics of ecological data: multivariate analysis.

 

 

Study periods abroad

 

University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK - Summer course of English language and study visits at Dept. of Plant and Soil Science, August – September 1998

 

Washington State University, Institute of Biological Chemistry WA, USA – Research training on confocal and electron microscopy, laser microdissection and chemical analyses applied to cell wall formation and lignin accumulation, July – November 2002

 

NASA – Kennedy Space Center, Dynamic Corporation (Life Sciences Support Facility), FL, USA – Study visits, November 2002

 

Universiteit Leiden, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland (The Netherlands) – Study of the wood slide collection and Research training on evolutionary trends in xylem anatomy, September 2003

 

European Space Agency, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands – Stage and Workshop Parabolic flight User Days, September 2003

 

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Birmensdorf, Switzerland WSL – Research training: Combination of biometrical anatomy and dendroecology, October 2003

 

Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolécules Végétales – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CERMAV – CNRS, Grenoble (France). Post – doc research position in Microstructure and assembly of plant cell wall, Sept 2005-June 2006

 

Universiteit Leiden, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland (The Netherlands) – Scientific debates with Prof. Pieter Baas for the preparation of manuscripts on the hydraulic architecture of the wood of some Mediterranean shrubs and trees along meso-xeric gradients and study of the collections of wood slides, November 2006

 

 

Working Experience

 

July 1999-March 2000   Technical training on organic woody crops at the farm “Galdieri” (Nocera Inferiore, SA, Italy).

Dec. 1999–June 2000  Research collaboration for “Light microscopy applied to root anatomy” at the Dept. of Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy, University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy) within the “Morphological and physiological adaptation of vegetal systems in microgravity” funded by ASI (Italian Space Agency).

Nov. 2000-April 2001     Research collaboration for “Light microscopy for plant anatomical description” at the Dept. of Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy, University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy) within the “Morphological and physiological adaptation of vegetal systems in microgravity” funded by ASI (Italian Space Agency).

April – May 2004            Research collaboration for the “Detection of the best time for honey collection from the hives in various environments and informatics support” at the Dept. Fruticulture, Botany and Plant Pathology, University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy) within a regional project (Reg. CE 1221/97).

Mar 2004 – Mar 2005    Research fellowship within the project “Formation of Experts for Research, Technology and Management of Agricultural and Food Productions” at the University of Salerno (Italy), funded by UE through the Campania Region – Italy.

April – June 2005          Research collaboration for “Microscopy and statistical analysis of data” at the Palynological Analysis Centre of the Dept. Fruticulture, Botany and Plant Pathology, University of Naples Federico II (Naples, Italy)

Sept 2005 – June 2006 Post-doc researcher at the Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolécules Végétales – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CERMAV – CNRS, Grenoble (France)

June 2006 – Nov 2006  Research fellowship within the project “Work on the job and research training” at the University of Salerno (Italy), funded by UE through the Campania Region – Italy.

 

 

Participations to Research Projects

 

1998/2002   EU Project (European Union): ModMED III: Modelling Mediterranean Ecosystem Dynamics, EU-DGXII Environment (IV) Framework, ENV 4-CT97-0680

1999             Regional Project (Reg. CE 1221/97): Honeybee plants and their distribution in the National Park of Cilento and Diano Valley

2000             Regional Project (Reg. CE 1221/97): Adaptability to beekeeping of some areas in National Park of Cilento and Diano Valley

2000/2002    ASI Project (Italian Space Agency): Morphological and physiological adaptation of vegetal systems in microgravity

2001/2002    CNR Project (National Research Council): Agrobiology of woody species: the model of Juglans regia

2003             Regolamento CE 1221/97: Melissopalynological characterisation and quality improvement of honeys from Sorrento Peninsula

2003/2004    Regional Project (Reg. CE 2407/01): The study of drupe anatomy in relation to agronomical factors, ripening and post - harvesting treatments

2004              Regional Project (Reg. CE 1221/97): Botanical characterization of honeys from Sorrento Peninsula and Benevento areas

2004- …        National Project (PRIN): Physiology of crop timing and scheduling technologies for ornamental crops

2005- …       Regional Project (Reg. CE 797/04): Improvement of honeys quality through botanical characterisation, geographical origin and floral biology

 

Coordination of International Research Projects

 

2004 - 2006   ESA Project (European Space Agency): SAYSOY – Space Apparatus to Yield SOYsprouts

2005-2006    UE - SYNTHESYS project: “Application of digital image analysis on wood anatomy of Mediterranean species aimed to compare adaptive strategies at vascular level”

 

 

Educational Collaborations

 

Nov. 2000-Nov. 2001       Technical collaboration as tutor for undergraduate students at CDS (Centro Didattico Scientifico – Scientific and Education Office) of the University of Naples Federico II, within the Project P.Or.T.A. co-funded by Italian MURST and European Union

Dec 2000-Mar 2001          Lessons of General and Applied Botany at the Course for Education and Post-Graduate Technical Formation (IFTS – G.R. 9619/99 Cod.Uff. 104)

October 2003                   Lecture “Effect of simulated microgravity on seedling development and vascular differentiation of soybean” at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), Birmensdorf, Switzerland

November 2006                Lecture“Microscopy and Digital Image Analysis of Plants in Space and in Mediterranean Ecosystems” at the Universiteit Leiden, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland, Leiden, The Netherlands

From Nov. 2002               Activities of scientific and technical support as tutor to undergraduates within the classes of General and Applied Botany at the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Naples Federico II within the Degree courses in “Crop production”, “Zoo-technical production” and “Food technologies”.

 

 

Collaborations as referee in scientific journals

She serves as referee for the journal Advances in Space Research (Elsevier Publishing)

 

 

Consultancy

From the year 2000 she is consultant at the Journal “Giardini – Gardens” (Logos Publishing) on agronomical aspects for the horticulture, fruitculture and ornamental crops.

 

In the year 2000 she collaborated to the preparation of analitical keys for botanic identification within the book “Guida al Riconoscimento degli arbusti ornamentali” di R. Motti, Liguori Editions, First Italian Edition. April 2001.

  

Awards

Regional scholarship in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

National scholarship in 2001, 2002

Scientific Award of European Space Agency (ESA) for the project “Xylem differentiation and phenolics accumulation in vegetal systems developed in space” presented within the “Success 2002 Student Contest”, Colony (Germany), August 2003

International award for the advancement of Space SciencesLuigi Napolitano Award” for the best paper presented by young researchers at the 54th International Astronaut Congress and assigned by the International Astronaut Federation (IAF), Bremen (Germany), October 2003

Scientific award of the European Space Agency (ESA) in recognition of the outstanding contribution and with special appreciation for the professional dedication as Principal Investigator of the SAYSOY Project “SAYSOY – Space Apparatus to Yield SOYsprouts” during the successful Foton-M2 mission, Baikonur (Kazakhstan), June 2005

Award of the Italian Society of Botany (SBI) for the best Italian PhD Thesis in the years 2002-2004 in Botany, Rome (Italy), September 2005

 

 

Scientific associations

She is member of the following scientific associations:

-International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA)

-Società Botanica Italiana – Italian Society of Botany (SBI)

 

 

Publications

International publications

1)     Aronne G. & De Micco V. 2001 - Seasonal dimorphism in the Mediterranean Cistus incanus L. subsp. incanus. Annals of Botany 87 (6): 789-794

2)     Aronne G., De Micco V., De Pascale S., Ariaudo P. 2001 - The effect of simulated microgravity on seed germination and seedling anatomy. Microgravity and Space Station Utilization 2 (2-3-4): 207-209

3)     Aronne G., De Micco V., De Pascale S. 2002 - The effect of simulated microgravity on seed germination and seedling anatomy of Phaseolus vulgaris L. Journal of Gravitational Physiology 9 (1): P233-P234

4)     Aronne G., De Micco V., Ariaudo P., De Pascale S. 2003 - The effect of uni-axial clinostat rotation on germination and root anatomy of Phaseolus vulgaris L. Plant Biosystems 137 (2): 155-162

5)     Aronne G., De Micco V. 2004 - Hypocotyl features of Myrtus communis L. (Myrtaceae): a manysided strategy for possible enhancement of seedling establishment in the Mediterranean environment, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 145: 195-202

6)     De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2004 - Gametophytic selection in space: effect of simulated microgravity on pollen tube development. Polen 14: 316-317

7)     Aronne G., De Micco V., Scala M. 2004 - Is pollen behaviour of Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) adapted to environmental conditions of the flowering period? Polen 14: 315-316

8)     Scala M., Aronne G., De Micco V. 2004 - Variability in pollen spectra of chestnut honeys from different sited and years. Polen 14: 403

9)     Scala M., De Micco V., Aronne G. 2004 - Multivariate analysis of the accompanying pollen for the determination of the geographical origin of honey. Polen 14: 109

10)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Scala M. 2004 - Plant reproductive ecology for conservation of mediterranean species. The Botanica 54: 23-29

11)  De Micco V., Aronne G., De Pascale S. 2006 - Effect of simulated microgravity on seedling development and vascular differentiation of soy. Acta Astronautica 58: 139-148

12)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Scala M., Eduardo P., Haladich M., Castagnolo D., Fortezza. R. 2005 - SAYSOY – Space Apparatus to Yield SOYsprouts: Growing Sprouts in a Growth Support System for Experiments on Unmanned Platforms in Space. Journal of Gravitational Physiology 12(1): P217-P218

13)  De Micco V., Toraldo G., Aronne G. 2006 – Method to classify xylem elements using cross sections of one-year-old branches in Mediterranean woody species. Trees – Structure and Function 20: 474-482

14)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Scala M., Castagnolo D., Fortezza R. 2006 - Growth-support system for seedling development onboard of unmanned spacecrafts. Space Technology (ST) 25(3-4): 1-8

15)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2006 - Evaluation of the effect of clinostat rotation on pollen germination and tube development as a tool for selection of plants in space. Acta Astronautica 58: 464-470

16)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2006 - Effects of simulated microgravity on male gametophyte of Prunus, Pyrus and Brassica species. Protoplasma 228: 121-126

17)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Scala M. 2006 - Effects of relative humidity and temperature conditions on pollen fluorochromatic reaction (FCR) of Rosmarinus officinalis L. (Lamiaceae) Protoplasma 228: 121-126

18)  De Micco V., Saurer M., Aronne G., Tognetti R., Cherubini P. 2007 - Variations of wood anatomy and d13C within tree rings of coastal Pinus pinaster Ait. showing intra-annual density fluctuations. IAWA Journal 28(1): 61-74

19)  De Micco V. & Aronne G. – Anatomical features, monomer lignin composition and accumulation of phenolics in one-year-old branches of the Mediterranean Cistus ladanifer L. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society (in press)

20)  De Micco V. & Aronne G. – Combination of histochemistry and auto-fluorescence for the identification of lignin distribution in cell walls. Biotechnic & Histochemistry (in press)

 

 

National publications

21)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Adamo R., Romano A., Paduano A., Sacchi R. 2003 - Caratteristiche anatomiche e chimiche di olive da mensa subito dopo la raccolta e a seguito di trattamenti di deamarizzazione - Anatomy and chemistry of olives after harvesting and debittering. Italus Hortus 11(1): 59-64

22)  Romano R., De Micco V., Aronne G. 2003 - Caratteristiche istologiche e citologiche dei frutti di alcune cultivar di olivo - Fruit anatomy and cytology of olive cultivars, La Rivista Italiana delle Sostanze Grasse. 81(3): 73-79

23)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Lewis N.G. 2004 – Fluorescence microscopy and laser-capture microdissection as tool for the analysis of gene expression in differentiating xylem elements. Annals of the Agricultural Faculty of the University of Naples Federico II Portici. Serie V (Vol 1): 167-178

24)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Scala M. 2005 - Metodi tradizionali di anatomia e citologia rivisitati attraverso i moderni sistemi di analisi d’immagine digitale: applicazioni in campo ecologico, agronomico e spaziale. Informatore Botanico Italiano. 37(1, part B): 774-775

25)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Scala M. 2005 - Studi di biologia riproduttiva delle piante finalizzati alla tutela ambientale, al miglioramento delle produzioni agro-alimentari ed alla vita nello Spazio. Informatore Botanico Italiano. 37(1, parte A): 178-179

26)  Scala M., Aronne G., De Micco V. 2005 - Studi morfologici e funzionali del polline presso il Centro di Analisi Palinologiche (CeAP) a Napoli. Informatore Botanico Italiano. 37(1, parte B): 938-939

27)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. - L’esperimento SAYSOY – Space Apparatus to Yield SOYsprouts: dall’ideazione dell’hardware all’analisi al microscopio dei germinelli cresciuti a bordo del satellite Foton – M2. Annals of the Agricultural Faculty of the University of Naples Federico II Portici. (in press)

 

 

Chapters in books and in Proceedings

28)  Aronne G., Scala M., De Micco V. 2002 - Miglioramento della qualità dei mieli attraverso la conoscenza del territorio. In: Api: patologia e mieli. Monitoraggio dell’apicoltura campana nel biennio 2001/2002. Collana Mappe Parassitologiche 4/A Cringoli G., Mazzone P., Aronne G. (Eds.) Rolando Editore, Napoli.

29)  Aronne G., Scala M., De Micco V., Buonanno M. 2002 - Primi risultati dello studio di caratterizzazione botanica dei mieli in Penisola Sorrentina. In: Api: patologia e mieli. Monitoraggio dell’apicoltura campana nel biennio 2001/2002. Collana Mappe Parassitologiche 4/A Cringoli G., Mazzone P., Aronne G. (Eds.) Rolando Editore, Napoli.

30)  Aronne G. & De Micco V. 2002 - Mediterranean Maquis Shrubs: Adaptive Strategies to Climate Changes, In: Miglietta F. & Valentini R. (Eds.) Mediterraneo e Italia nel Cambiamento Globale: un ponte fra scienza e società, IGBP & CNR, pp. 59-62.

31)  Scala M., De Micco V., Aronne G. 2003 – Impollinazione obbligata in coltura biologica: effetto integrato di umidità e temperatura sulla vitalità del polline di fragola. In. Mori M. & Fagnano M. (Eds.) Obiettivo qualità integrale: il ruolo della ricerca agronomica, Società Editrice Imago Media, CE, pp. 73-74.

32)  Chiaffitelli V., Amato M., De Micco V., Aronne G. 2003 - Caratteristiche meccaniche ed anatomiche di radici di Lygeum spp. sottoposte a diverse situazioni di stress. In. Mori M. & Fagnano M. (Eds.) Obiettivo qualità integrale: il ruolo della ricerca agronomica, Società Editrice Imago Media, CE, pp. 5-6.

33)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2004 - Metodologia per analizzare l’accumulo dell’olio nelle drupe di olivo durante la maturazione. In: Inglese P. et al (Eds.) VII Giornate Scientifiche SOI – Frutticoltura, su CD-Rom.

34)  Scala M. De Micco V. Aronne G. 2004 - Effetto di temperatura e umidità sulla vitalità del polline di specie ortive sotto serra. In: Miccolis V. et al (Eds.) VII Giornate Scientifiche SOI – Orticoltura, su CD-Rom.

35)  Aronne G., Mazzone P., De Micco V., Scala M., Rago A. 2005 - L’impollinazione in agricoltura biologica: un necessario processo naturale da promuovere ad operazione colturale. In: Cicia G. & Del Giudice T. (Eds.) L’Agricoltura biologica fuori dalla nicchia: Le nuove Sfide. – Collana Manlio-Rossi Doria, Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, pp. 1-11

36)  Chevalier-Billosta V., De Micco V., Cochaux A., Joseleau J-P, Katia Ruel K. 2006. - Influence of ultrastructure on pulp fibres mechanical properties. Proceedings of the 5th Plant Biomechanics Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, Aug. – Sept.

 

 

Communications and poster at congresses

37)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Tattini M. 2000. - Gli effetti dello stress da carenza idrica sull’anatomia radicale di Phillyrea latifolia L.: una nuova metodologia di indagine. Atti del 95° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana. Messina, 28-30 settembre, p. 118

38)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Martínez-Pallé, E. 2000. - Strategie di adattamento del ciclo vitale di Cistus incanus L. all’ambiente mediterraneo. Atti del 95° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana, Messina, 28-30 Settembre, p. 33

39)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Ariaudo P., De Pascale S. 2001. - Effetto del clinostato uni–assiale sulla germinazione e sull’anatomia radicale di Phaseolus vulgaris L. Workshop nazionale “La scienza e la tecnologica a bordo della Stazione Spaziale Internazionale”. Torino, 16-18 Maggio

40)  Aronne G. & De Micco V. 2002. - Habitus e strategie riproduttive delle specie della macchia mediterranea: sopravvivenza o adattamento ai cambiamenti ambientali? Meeting del Gruppo di Ecologia della Società Botanica Italiana, Bologna, 25 Gennaio

41)  Aronne G., De Micco V., De Pascale S. 2002. - The effect of simulated microgravity on seed germination and seedling anatomy of Phaseolus vulgaris L. Proceedings of the 8th  European Symposium on Life Sciences Research in Space, 23rd Annual International Gravitational Physiology Meeting, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweeden, 2-7 June (ESA SP-501)

42)  De Micco V. & Aronne G. 2002. - Anatomia radicale di quattro specie arbustive della macchia mediterranea: un approccio quantitativo. Giornate Scientifiche del Polo delle Scienze e delle Tecnologie per la Vita, Naples, 6-7 Giugno, p. 487

43)  Aronne G. & De Micco V. 2002. - Strategie di adattamento ai cambiamenti climatici delle specie arbustive della macchia Mediterranea. Prima conferenza Nazionale International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), p. 82-83

44)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Adamo R., Romano A., Paduano A., Sacchi R. 2003. – Caratteristiche anatomiche e chimiche di olive da mensa subito dopo la raccolta e a seguito di trattamenti di deamarizzazione. Convegno Post-raccolta: innovazione, qualità e controllo, Fisciano (Salerno), 25-26 Febbraio, CD-Rom

45)  Aronne G., Mazzone P., De Micco V., Scala M., Rago A. 2003. – L’impollinazione in agricoltura biologica: un necessario processo naturale da promuovere ad operazione colturale. 2° Workshop sull’Agricoltura Biologica, Portici (Napoli), 9-10 Maggio

46)  De Micco V., Anterola AM., Lewis NG., Aronne G. 2003. – Microdissezione laser di cellule xilematiche per l’analisi dell’espressione genica. Giornate Scientifiche del Polo delle Scienze e delle Tecnologie per la Vita, Napoli, 5-6 Giugno, p. 158

47)  Scala M., De Micco V., Aronne G. 2003 – Impollinazione obbligata in coltura biologica: effetto integrato di umidità e temperatura sulla vitalità del polline di fragola. Atti del XXXV Convegno della Società Italiana di Agronomia. Portici (Napoli), 16-18 settembre

48)  Chiaffitelli V., Amato M., De Micco V., Aronne G. 2003 - Caratteristiche meccaniche ed anatomiche di radici di Lygeum spp. sottoposte a diverse situazioni di stress. Atti del XXXV Convegno della Società Italiana di Agronomia. Portici (Napoli), 16-18 settembre

49)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Romano R., Scala, M. 2003 - Effetto della temperatura e dell’umidità relativa sulla germinazione del polline di noce (Juglans regia L.). Atti del 98° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana. Catania, 24-26 settembre, p. 123

50)  Aronne G. & De Micco V. 2003. - Fasi di sviluppo dell’ipocotile in Myrtus communis L.: osservazioni morfo-anatomiche e funzionali. Atti del 98° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana. Catania, 24-26 settembre, p. 195

51)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Lewis NG. 2003 - Differenziamento dello xilema e deposizione della lignina nei rami di Cistus ladanifer L. Atti del 98° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana Catania, 24-26 settembre, p. 114

52)  De Micco V., Rocco L., De Pascale S., Aronne G. 2003 - Effect of simulated microgravity on seedling development and vascular differentiation of soy. Proceedings of the 54th International Astronautcal Congress, Bremen, 28 Sept – 3 Oct, CD-Rom

53)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2004 - Metodologia per analizzare l’accumulo dell’olio nelle drupe di olivo durante la maturazione. Atti delle VII Giornate Scientifiche SOI. Napoli, 4 – 6 Maggio, p. 319.

54)  Scala M. De Micco V. Aronne G. 2004 - Effetto di temperatura e umidità sulla vitalità del polline di specie ortive sotto serra. Atti delle VII Giornate Scientifiche SOI. Napoli, , 4 – 6 Maggio, p. 163.

55)  De Micco V. & Aronne G. 2004. - Xylem anatomy and chemical composition of cell wall in Pistacia chinensis L.: data combination for functional interpretation. Proceedings of the X Cell Wall meeting, Sorrento (Italy) Aug. 29 – Sept. 3 p. 108

56)  De Micco V. & Aronne G. 2004 – Shoot biometry, tissues and allometric relations in shrubs and trees of a Mediterranean ecosystem in Southern Italy. Proceedings of the XI OPTIMA Meeting, Belgrade Sept 5-11. p. 127

57)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Scala M. 2004 - Multivariate analysis of pollen spectra to identify geographical origin of honey. Proceedings of the European Conference on Apidology, Udine Sept. 20-24, p. 133

58)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2004 - Analisi d’immagine digitale e biometria istologica per valutare l’effetto della microgravità simulata sui germinelli di soia. Atti del 99° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana, Torino, 22-24 settembre

59)  De Micco V., Scala M., Aronne G. 2004 – Evaluation of the effect of clinostat rotation on pollen germination and tube development as a tool for selection of plants in Space. Proceedings of the 55th International Astronautcal Congress, Vancouver, Oct. 4 – 8

60)  De Micco V. & Aronne G. 2004 – Xylem anatomy and lignin composition of cell walls in shoots of Rhamnus californica L. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Wood Sciences, Montpellier, 24 – 29 Oct. pp. 15 – 16

61)  De Micco V., Toraldo G., Aronne G. 2004. A new method to classify and measure different types of xylem elements on cross sections. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Wood Sciences, Montpellier, Oct. 24 – 29, p. 15

62)  Aronne G. & De Micco v. 2004. Morphological and anatomical features of the root system of Rumex scutatus L. (Poligonaceae): adaptive strategies to grow on uneven substrates of the Vesuvius volcano. Proceedings of the Workshop on Woody root processes under a changing environment, UE – COST E38, Thessaloniki, 27 – 30 Oct. p. 53

63)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Scala M., Eduardo P., Haladich M., Castagnolo D., Fortezza. R. 2005. SAYSOY – Space Apparatus to Yield SOYsprouts: Growing Sprouts in a Growth Support System for Experiments on Unmanned Platforms in Space. 26th Annual International Gravitational Physiology Meeting, Cologne, 26 June – 1 July, pp. 294-295

64)  De Micco V., Castagnolo D., Fortezza R., Eduardo P., Scala M., Haladich M., Aronne G. 2005 - Automatic system for seedling growth onboard of unmanned spacecrafts. Proceedings of the 56th International Astronautical Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, 17 – 21 Oct., CD-Rom

65)  De Micco V., Ruel K., Joseleau J-P, Aronne G., 2006 - Identificazione e localizzazione dei diversi costituenti molecolari nella parete cellulare degli elementi xilematici delle piante superiori. Atti del 101° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana. Caserta, 27-29 sept., p. 73

66)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Scala M., Joseleau J-P, Ruel K. 2006 - Anatomia e citologia dello xilema di germinelli di soia cresciuti nello Spazio. Atti del 101° Congresso della Società Botanica Italiana. Caserta, 27-29 sept., p. 74

67)  Chevalier-Billosta V., De Micco V., Cochaux A., Joseleau J-P, Katia Ruel K. 2006. - Influence of ultrastructure on pulp fibres mechanical properties. 5th Plant Biomechanics Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 28 Aug. – 1 Sept.

68)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Scala M. 2006 -Biometric anatomy of seedlings developed onboard of Foton M2 in an automatic system supporting growth. Proceedings of the 57th International Astronautical Congress, Valencia, Spain, 2 -6 Ottobre, CD-Rom

69)  De Micco V., Aronne G. 2007. Digital Image Analysis of xylem cross sections for anatomical parametrization and functional interpretations. 2nd Workshop on Quantitative Wood Anatomy, Birmensdorf, Switzerland, 29-31 May

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Multimedia products

71)  Aronne G., Motti R., De Micco V., Scala M. – 2004. Test interattivi di Botanica. Interactive tests for the evaluation of studying progresses in Botany. http://www.docenti.unina.it/giovanna.aronne

72)  Aronne G., Buonanno M., Scala M., De Micco V. 2005 - Utilizzo dei sistemi informativi geografici e della caratterizzazione botanica e geografica dei mieli per il miglioramento delle produzioni apistiche in Campania. Seminario su “Mappatura delle aree nettarifere”.

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Scientific reports

73)  Aronne G., De Micco V., Tattini M., Amato M. 2001. - Quantitative anatomy of roots developed under different levels of water supply. In: Mazzoleni S. & Colin CJ. (Eds), ModMED: Modelling Mediterranean Ecosystem Dynamics, Final Report ModMED III Project, EU-DGXII Environment (IV) Framework, ENV 4-CT97-0680, pp. 121-124

 

Manuscript under revision in international journals

74)  De Micco V., Aronne G., Joseleau J-P., Ruel K. – Xylem development and cell wall changes in soy seedlings grown in a microgravity environment. Planta

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