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International peer-reviewed journals

•  Piacentini D, Della Rovere F, Bertoldi I, Massimi L, Sofo A, Altamura MM, Falasca G (2021) Peroxisomal PEX7 receptor affects cadmium-induced ROS and auxin homeostasis in Arabidopsis root-system. Antioxidants 10 (9): 1494. doi: 10.3390/antiox10091494

•  Iqbal N, Fatma M, Gautam H, Umar S, Sofo A, D’ippolito I, Khan NA (2021) The crosstalk of melatonin and hydrogen sulfide determines photosynthetic performance by regulation of carbohydrate metabolism in wheat under heat stress. Plants 10 (9): 1778. doi: 10.3390/plants10091778

•  Bruno L, Talarico E, Cabeiras-Freijanes L, Madeo ML, Muto A, Minervino M, Lucini L, Miras-Moreno B, Sofo A, Araniti F (2021) Coumarin interferes with polar auxin transport altering microtubule cortical array organization in Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. apical root meristem. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 22 (14): 7305. doi: 10.3390/ijms22147305

•  Jahan B, Iqbal N, Fatma M, Sehar Z, Masood A, Sofo A, D'Ippolito I, Khan NA (2021) Ethylene supplementation combined with split application of nitrogen and sulfur protects salt-inhibited photosynthesis through optimization of proline metabolism and antioxidant system in mustard (Brassica juncea L.). Plants 10 (7): 1303. doi: 10.3390/plants10071303

•  Mir IR, Rather BA, Masood A, Majid A, Sehar Z, Anjum NA, Sofo A, D’Ippolito I, Khan NA (2021) Soil sulfur sources differentially enhance cadmium tolerance in Indian mustard (Brassica juncea L.). Soil Systems 5 (2): 29. doi: 10.3390/soilsystems5020029

•  Vescio R, Abenavoli MR, Araniti F, Musarella CM, Sofo A, Laface VLA, Spampinato G, Sorgona A (2021) The assessment and the within-plant variation of the morpho-physiological traits and VOCs profile in endemic and rare Salvia ceratophylloides Ard. (Lamiaceae). Plants 10 (3): 474. doi: 10.3390/plants10030474

•  Sofo A, Galluzzi AM, Zito F (2021) A modest suggestion: Baking using sourdough - a sustainable, slow-paced, traditional and beneficial remedy against stress during the Covid-19 lockdown. Human Ecology. 49 (1): 99-105. doi: 10.1007/s10745-021-00219-y

•  Safari M, Mousavi-Fard S, Rezaei Nejad A, Sorkheh K, Sofo A (2021) Exogenous salicylic acid positively affects morpho-physiological and molecular responses of Impatiens walleriana plants grown under drought stress. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. doi: 10.1007/s13762-020-03092-2

•  Fatma M, Iqbal N, Gautham H, Sehar Z, Sofo A, D'Ippolito I, Khan NA (2021) Ethylene and sulfur coordinately modulate the antioxidant system and ABA accumulation in mustard plants under salt stress. Plants 10 (1): 180. doi: 10.3390/plants10010180

•  Fausto C, Araniti F, Mininni AN, Crecchio C, Scagliola M, Bleve G, Dichio B, Sofo A (2021) Differential olive grove management regulates the levels of primary metabolites in xylem sap. Plant and Soil 460: 281-296. doi: 10.1007/s11104-020-04800-0

•  Zanella A, Ponge J-F, Andreetta A, Aubert M, Nicolas B, Bonifacio E, Bonneval K, Bolzonella C, Chertov O, Costantini EAC, De Nobili M, Fusaro S, Giannini R, Junod P, Katzensteiner K, Kwiatkowska-Malina J, Menardi R, Mo L, Safwan M, Schnitzler A, Sofo A, Tatti D, Hager H (2020) Combined forest and soil management after a catastrophic event. Journal of Mountain Science 17 (10): 2459-2484. doi: 10.1007/s11629-019-5890-0

•  Sofo A, Elshafie HS, Camele I (2020) Structural and functional organization of the root system: a comparative study on five plant species. Plants 9 (10): 1388. doi: 10.3390/plants9101338

•  Stevenson PC, Bidartondo M, Blackhall-Miles R, Cavagnaro TR, Cooper A, Geslin B, Koch H, Lee MA, Moat J, O’Hanlon R, Sjoman H, Sofo A, Stara K, Suz LM (2020) The state of the world’s urban ecosystems: what can we learn from trees, fungi and bees? Plants, People, Planet 2 (5): 482-498. doi: 10.1002/ppp3.10143

•  Casacchia T, Sofo A, Toma CC, Draganescu D, Tita B, Statti GA (2020) Nutraceutical properties and health-promoting biological activities of fruits of watermelon cultivars with different origins. Farmacia 68 (4): 679-686. doi: 10.31925/farmacia.2020.4.13

•  Piacentini D, Della Rovere F, Sofo A, Fattorini L, Falasca G, Altamura MM (2020) Nitric oxide cooperates with auxin to mitigate the alterations in the root system caused by cadmium and arsenic. Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 1182. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.01182

•  Sofo A (2020) UV-C rays to simulate the exposition of photosynthetic organisms to solar radiation in space environments. International Journal of Plant Biology 11: 8379 (19-22). doi: 10.4081/pb.2020.8379

•  Mininni AN, Fausto C, Sofo A, Ricciuti P, Nuzzo V, Xiloyannis C (2020) How soil microbial biodiversity is modified by soil chemical parameters in differently managed olive orchards. Acta Horticulturae 1281: 331-338. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1281.44

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Ricciuti P (2020) Comparing the effects of soil fauna on litter decomposition and organic matter turnover in sustainably and conventionally managed olive orchards. Geoderma 372: 114393. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114393

•  Sofo A, Sofo A (2020) Converting home spaces into an urban vegetable garden at the time of Covid-19 quarantine: all the benefits of plants in this difficult and unattended period. Human Ecology 48: 131-139. doi: 10.1007/s10745-020-00147-3

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Ricciuti P (2020) Soil macrofauna: a key factor for promoting sustainable soil use and increasing soil fertility in fruit orchard agrosystems. Agronomy 10 (3): 456. doi: 10.3390/agronomy10040456

•  Elshafie HS, Camele I, Sofo A, Mazzone G, Caivano M, Masi S, Caniani D (2020) Mycoremediation effect of Trichoderma harzianum strain T22 combined with ozonation in diesel-contaminated sand. Chemosphere 252: 126597. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126597

•  Xylogiannis E, Sofo A, Dichio B, Montanaro G, Mininni AN (2020) Root-to-shoot signaling and leaf water-use efficiency in peach trees under localized irrigation. Agronomy 10 (3): 437. doi: 10.3390/agronomy10030437

•  Safdarian M, Askari H, Nematzadeh G, Sofo A (2020) Halophile plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria induce salt tolerance traits in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Pedosphere 50 (5): 684-693. doi: 10.1016/S1002-0160(20)60007-8

•  Zanella A, Ponge J-F, Andreetta A, Aubert M, Bernier N, Bonifacio E, Bonneval K, Bolzonella C, Chertov O, Costantini EAC, De Nobili M, Fusaro S, Giannini R, Giosele V, Hager H, Junod P, Katzensteiner K, Kwiatkowska-Malina J, Matteodo M, Menardi R, Mo L, Safwan M, Schnitzler A, Sofo A, Tatti D (2019) To Governor Luca Zaia, Veneto Region (Italy). Forest biodiversity, soil functions and human behavior - A case study: the October 29 2018 catastrophe in North-East Italian Alps. Archive Ouverte HAL, id: hal-02342793.

•  Sofo A, Ricciuti P (2019) A standardized method for estimating the functional diversity of soil bacterial community by Biolog® EcoPlatesTM assay. Applied Science 9 (19): 4035. doi: 10.3390/app9194035

•  Rendina N, Nuzzaci M, Sofo A, Campiglia P, Scopa A, Sommella E, Pepe G, De Nisco M, Basilicata MG, Manfra M (2019) Yield parameters and antioxidant compounds of tomato fruits: the role of plant defense inducers with or without Cucumber mosaic virus infection. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 99 (12): 5541-5549. doi: 10.1002/JSFA.9818

•  Sofo A, Fausto C, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Lucini L (2019) Soil management type differentially modulates the metabolomic profile of olive xylem sap. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 139: 707-714. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2019.04.036

•  Sofo A, Ricciuti P, Fausto C, Mininni AN, Crecchio C, Scagliola M, Malerba AD, Xiloyannis C, Dichio B (2019) The metabolic and genetic diversity of soil bacterial communities depends on the soil management system and C/N dynamics: The case of sustainable and conventional olive groves. Applied Soil Ecology 137: 21-28. doi: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.12.022

•  Rendina N, Nuzzaci M, Scopa A, Cuypers A, Sofo A (2019) Chitosan-elicited defense responses in Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV)-infected tomato plants. Journal of Plant Physiology 234-235: 9-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2019.01.003

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Fausto C, Scagliola M, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C, Dichio B (2019) Evaluation of the possible persistence of potential human pathogenic bacteria in orchards irrigated with treated urban wastewater. Science of the Total Environment 658: 763–767. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.264

•  Fausto C, Mininni AN, Sofo A, Crecchio C, Scagliola M, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2018) Olive orchard microbiome: characterisation of bacterial communities in soil-plant compartments and their comparison between sustainable and conventional managements. Plant Ecology & Diversity 11 (5-6): 597-610. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2019.1596172

•  Mininni AN, Dichio B, Pascazio S, Fausto C, Crecchio C, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C (2018) Restoration of soil fertility and management of mineral nutrition in a peach orchard under a sustainable farming system in semi-arid conditions. Acta Horticulturae 1217: 257-262. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1217.32

•  Vitti A, Pellegrini E, Nali C, Lovelli S, Sofo A, Valerio M, Scopa A, Nuzzaci M (2018) Physiological and biochemical response of tomato plants treated with Trichoderma harzianum T-22 and infected by Cucumber mosaic virus. Acta Horticulturae 1207: 77-82. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1207.10

•  Hajihashemi S, Sofo A (2018) The effect of polyethylene glycol-induced oxidative stress on photosynthesis, carbohydrates and cell membrane in Stevia rebaudiana grown in greenhouse. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 40: 142. doi: 10.1007/s11738-018-2722-8

•  Xiloyannis C, Palese AM, Sofo A, Mininni AN, Lardo E (2018) The agro-ecosystemic benefits of sustainable management in an Italian olive grove. Acta Horticulturae 1199: 303-308. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1199.47

•  Bechara E, Papafilippaki A, Doupis G, Sofo A, Koubouris, G (2018) Nutrient dynamics, soil properties and microbiological aspects in an irrigated olive orchard managed with five different management systems involving soil tillage, cover crops and compost. Journal of Water and Climate Change 9 (4): 736-747. doi: 10.2166/wcc.2018.082

•  Amodeo C, Sofo A, Tito MT, Scopa A, Masi S, Pascale R, Mancini IM, Caniani D (2018) Environmental factors influencing landfill gas biofiltration: lab scale study on methanotrophic bacteria growth. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A - Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering 53 (9): 825-831. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2018.02.017

•  Sofo A, Elshafie HS, Scopa A, Mang S, Camele I (2018) Impact of airborne zinc pollution on olive oil antimicrobial activity and soil microbial metabolic profiles in an Italian olive orchard. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 49: 276–284. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2018.02.017

•  Sofo A, Moreira I, Gattullo E, Louro Martins L, Mourato M (2018) Antioxidant responses of edible and model plant species subjected to subtoxic zinc concentrations. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 49: 261-268. doi: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2018.02.010

•  Sofo A, Benjeddou H, Fourati R, Ben Ahmed C, Ben Rouina B, Galgano F, Caruso MC, Casacchia T, Scopa A (2018) Characterization of some biochemical factors affecting crop load in three olive cultivars. European Journal of Horticultural Science 83 (1): 28-34. doi: 10.17660/eJHS.2018/83.1.4

•  De Benedictis M, Brunetti C, Brauer EK, Andreucci A, Popescu SC, Commisso M, Guzzo F, Sofo A, Ruffini Castiglione M, Vatamaniuk OK, Sanita di Toppi L (2018) The Arabidopsis thaliana knockout mutant for phytochelatin synthase1 (cad1-3) is defective in callose deposition, bacterial pathogen defense and auxin content. Frontiers in Plant Science, section Plant Traffic and Transport 9: 19. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00019

•  Pascazio S, Crecchio C, Scagliola M, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A (2018) Microbial-based soil quality indicators in irrigated and rainfed soil portions of Mediterranean olive and peach orchards under sustainable management. Agricultural Water Management 195: 172-179. doi: 10.1016/j.agwat.2017.10.014

•  Castronuovo D, Sofo A, Lovelli S, Candido V, Scopa A (2017) Effects of UV-C radiation on common dandelion and purple coneflower: First results. International Journal of Plant Biology 8: 7255 (61-64). doi: 10.4081/pb.2017.7255.

•  Fattorini L, Ronzan M, Piacentini D, Della Rovere F, De Virgilio C, Sofo A, Altamura MM, Falasca G (2017) Cadmium and arsenic affect quiescent centre formation and maintenance in Arabidopsis thaliana post-embryonic roots disrupting auxin biosynthesis and transport. Environmental and Experimental Botany 144: 37-48. doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.10.005

•  Sofo A, Bochicchio R, Amato M, Rendina N, Vitti A, Nuzzaci M, Altamura MM, Falasca G, Della Rovere F, Scopa A (2017) Plant architecture, auxin homeostasis and phenol content in Arabidopsis thaliana grown in cadmium- and zinc-enriched media. Journal of Plant Physiology 216: 174-180. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2017.06.008

•  Casacchia T, Sofo A, Forte A, Casaburi I, Marrelli M, Conforti F, Statti GA (2017) Antioxidant, enzyme-inhibitory and antitumor activity of the alimurgic dietary plant Muscari comosum (L.) Mill. International Journal of Plant Biology 8: 6895 (31-35). doi: 10.4081/pb.2017.6895.

•  Valerio M, Lovelli S, Sofo A, Perniola M, Scopa A, Amato M (2017) Root and leaf ABA concentration impact on gas exchange in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) plants subjected to partial root-zone drying. Italian Journal of Agronomy 12: 788 (25-32). doi: 10.4081/ija.2016.788.

•  Fourati R, Scopa A, Ben Ahmed C, Ben Abdallah F, Terzano R, Gattullo CE, Allegretta I, Galgano F, Caruso MC, Sofo A (2017) Leaf biochemical responses and fruit oil quality parameters in olive plants and fruits exposed to airborne metal pollution. Chemosphere 168: 514-522. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.11.041

•  Xylogiannis E, Sofo A, Mininni AN, Montanaro G, Dichio B (2017) Does irrigation method affect both root physiology and orchard ecology? Acta Horticulturae 1150: 273-280. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2017.1150.38

•  Veloccia A, Fattorini L, Della Rovere F, Sofo A, D'Angeli S, Betti C, Falasca G, Altamura MM (2016) Ethylene and auxin interaction in the control of adventitious rooting in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany 67 (22): 6445-6458. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erw415.

•  Vitti A, Pellegrini E, Nali C, Lovelli S, Sofo A, Valerio M, Scopa A, Nuzzaci N (2016) Trichoderma harzianum T-22 induces systemic resistance in tomato infected by Cucumber mosaic virus. Frontiers in Plant Science, section Plant Physiology 7: 1520. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01520

•  Anjum NA, Sharma P, Gill SS, Hasanuzzaman M, Khan EA, Mohamed AA, Kachhap K, Thangavel P, Devi GD, Vasudhevan P, Sofo A, Khan NA, Misra AN, Lukatkin AS, Singh HP, Pereira E, Tuteja N (2016) Catalase and ascorbate peroxidase - representative H2O2-detoxifying haeme enzymes in plants. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23 (19): 19002-19029. doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-7309-6

  Madani B, Mirshekari A, Sofo A, Mohamed MTM (2016) Pre-harvest calcium applications improve post-harvest quality of papaya fruits (Carica papaya L., cv. Eksotika II). Journal of Plant Nutrition 39 (10): 1483-1492. doi: 10.1080/01904167.2016.1143500

•  Adesso S, Pepe G, Sommella E, Manfra M, Scopa A, Sofo A, Tenore GC, Russo M, Di Gaudio F, Autore G, Campiglia P, Marzocco S (2016) Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant activity of polyphenolic extracts from Lactuca sativa (var. Maravilla de Verano) under different farming methods. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 96 (12): 4194-4206. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.7622

•  Castronuovo D, Sofo A, Lovelli S, Candido V, Scopa A (2016) Light spectrum affects growth and gas exchange of common dandelion and purple coneflower seedlings. International Journal of Plant Biology 7: (6281) 11-14. doi: 10.4081/pb.2016.6281.

•  Sorkheh K, Kiani S, Sofo A (2016) Wild almond (Prunus scoparia L.) as potential oilseed resource for the future: studies on the variability of its oil content and composition. Food Chemistry 212: 58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.05.160

•  Buchicchio S, Bianco G, Sofo A, Masi S, Caniani D (2016) Biodegradation of carbamazepine and clarithromycin by Trichoderma harzianum and Pleurotus ostreatus investigated by liquid chromatography-high resolution tandem mass spectrometry (FTICR MS-IRMPD). Science of the Total Environment 557-558: 733-739. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.119

•  Sofo A, Lundegardh B, Martensson A, Manfra M, Pepe G, Sommella E, De Nisco M, Tenore GC, Campiglia P, Scopa A (2016) Different agronomic and fertilization systems affect polyphenolic profile, antioxidant capacity and mineral composition of lettuce. Scientia Horticulturae 204: 106-115. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2016.04.00

•  Castronuovo D, Picuno P, Manera C, Scopa A, Sofo A, Candido V (2015) Biodegradable pots for Poinsettia cultivation: agronomic and technical traits. Scientia Horticulturae 197: 150-156. doi:10.1016/j.scienta.2015.09.025

•  Tataranni G, Santarcangelo M, Sofo A, Tyerman SD, Dichio B (2015) Correlations between morpho-anatomical changes and radial hydraulic conductivity in roots of olive tree under water deficit and rewatering. Tree Physiology 35: 1356-1365. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpv074

•  Pascazio S, Crecchio C, Ricciuti P, Palese AM, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A (2015) Phyllosphere and carposphere bacterial communities in olive plants managed with different cultivation practices. International Journal of Plant Biology 6: (6011) 15-19. doi: 10.4081/pb.2015.6011.

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Nuzzaci M, Vitti A (2015) Ascorbate peroxidase and catalase activities and their genetic regulation in plants subjected to drought and salinity stresses. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 16 (6): 13561-13578. doi: 10.3390/ijms160613561.

•  Koubouris GC, Kavroulakis N, Metzidakis IT, Vasilakakis MD, Sofo A (2015) Ultraviolet-B radiation or heat cause changes in photosynthesis, antioxidant enzyme activities and pollen performance of olive tree. Photosynthetica 53 (2): 279-287. doi: 10.1007/s11099-015-0102-9

•  Bochicchio R, Sofo A, Terzano R, Gattullo CE, Amato M, Scopa A (2015) Root architecture and morphometric analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana grown in Cd/Cu/Zn-gradient agar dishes: A new screening technique for studying plant response to metals. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 91: 20-27. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2015.03.010

•  Anjum NA, Sofo A, Scopa A, Roychoudhury A, Gill SS, Iqbal M, Lukatkin AS, Pereira E, Duarte AC, Ahmad I (2015) Lipids and proteins – major targets of oxidative modifications in abiotic stressed plants. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22 (6): 4099-4121. doi: 10.1007/s11356-014-3917-1

•  Pepe G, Sommella E, Manfra M, De Nisco M, Tenore GC, Scopa A, Sofo A, Marzocco S, Adesso S, Novellino T, Campiglia P (2015) Evaluation of anti-inflammatory activity and fast UHPLC-DAD-IT-TOF profiling of polyphenolic compounds extracted from green lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.; var. Maravilla de Verano). Food Chemistry 167: 153-161. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.06.105

•  Vitti A, La Monaca E, Sofo A, Scopa A, Cuypers A, Nuzzaci M (2015) Beneficial effects of Trichoderma harzianum T-22 in tomato seedlings infected by Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). BioControl 60: 135-147. doi: 10.1007/s10526-014-9626-3

•  Xylogiannis E, Sofo A, Montanaro G, Mininni AN, Dichio B (2015) Preliminary assessment of ABA concentration in roots of drip irrigated peach trees. Acta Horticulturae 1084: 555-559. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1084.75

•  Castronuovo D, Tataranni G, Lovelli S, Candido V, Sofo A, Scopa A (2014) UV-C irradiation effects on young tomato plants: first results. Pakistan Journal of Botany 46 (3): 945-949

•  Vitti A, Nuzzaci M, Scopa A, Tataranni G, Tamburrino I, Sofo A (2014) Hormonal response and root architecture in Arabidopsis thaliana subjected to heavy metals. International Journal of Plant Biology 5: 5226 (16-21). doi: 10.4081/pb.2014.5226.

•  Sofo A, Rajabpoor S, Yaghini H, Shirani M, Archangi A, Sangi SE, Tavakoli F, Khodai M, Sorkheh K (2014) Cold-induced changes in antioxidant defenses and reactive oxygen species in eight Iranian almond species. Free Radicals and Antioxidants 4 (1): 70-74. doi: 10.5530/fra.2014.1.12

•  Sofo A, Ciarfaglia A, Scopa A, Camele I, Curci M, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C, Palese AM (2014) Soil microbial diversity and activity in a Mediterranean olive orchard using sustainable agricultural practices. Soil, Use and Management 30 (1): 160-167. doi: 10.1111/sum.12097

•  Dichio B, Palese AM, Sofo A, Montanaro G, Xylogiannis E (2014) A preliminary assessment of water footprint components in a Mediterranean olive grove. Acta Horticulturae 1038: 671-676. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2014.1038.85

•  Palese AM, Magno R, Casacchia T, Curci M, Baronti S, Miglietta F, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A (2013) Chemical, biochemical and microbiological properties of soils from abandoned and extensively cultivated olive orchards. The Scientific World Journal: 496278. doi: 10.1155/2013/496278.

•  Tataranni G, Sofo A, Casucci C, Scopa A (2013) Different root growth patterns in tomato seedlings grown hydroponically under an electric field. Plant Root 7: 28-32. doi: 10.3117/plantroot.7.28.

•  Sofo A, Vitti A, Nuzzaci M, Tataranni G, Scopa A, Vangronsveld J, Remans T, Falasca G, Altamura MM, Degola F, Sanita di Toppi L (2013) Correlation between hormonal homeostasis and morphogenic responses in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings growing in a Cd/Cu/Zn multi-pollution context. Physiologia Plantarum 149 (4): 487-498. doi: 10.1111/ppl.12050

•  De Nisco M, Manfra M, Bolognese A, Sofo A, Scopa A, Tenore GC, Pagano F, Milite C, Russo MT (2013) Polyphenolic profile and nutraceutical properties of berry skin and wine of Vitis vinifera L. (cv. Aglianico). Food Chemistry 140: 623-629. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2012.10.123.

•  Vitti A, Nuzzaci M, Scopa A, Tataranni G, Remans T, Vangronsveld J, Sofo A (2013) Auxin and cytokinin metabolism and root morphological modifications in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings infected with Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) or exposed to cadmium. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 14 (4): 6889-6902. doi: 10.3390/ijms14046889.

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Manfra M, Nuzzo V (2013) Different water and light regimes affect ionome composition in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.). VITIS - Journal of Grapevine Research 52 (1): 13-20

•  Dichio B, Montanaro G, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C (2013) Stem and whole-plant hydraulics in olive (Olea europaea) and kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa). Trees - Structure and Function 27 (1): 183-191. doi: 10.1007/s00468-012-0787-3

•  Sorkheh K, Shiran B, Khodambashi M, Rouhi V, Mosavei S, Sofo A (2012) Exogenous proline alleviates the effects of H2O2-induced oxidative stress in wild almond species (Prunus spp.). Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 59 (6): 788-798. doi: 10.1134/S1021443712060167

•  Perna A, Simonetti A, Intaglietta I, Sofo A, Gambacorta E (2012) Metal content of Southern Italy honey of different botanical origin and its correlation with polyphenol content and antioxidant activity. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 47 (9): 1909-1917. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2621.2012.03050.x

•  Sofo A, Nuzzo V, Tataranni G, Manfra M, De Nisco M, Scopa A (2012) Berry morphology and composition in irrigated and non-irrigated grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.). Journal of Plant Physiology 169: 1023-1031. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2012.03.007

•  Casacchia T, Sofo A, Zelasco S, Perri E, Toscano P (2012) In situ olive mill residual co-composting for soil organic fertility restoration and by-product sustainable reuse. Italian Journal of Agronomy 7: e23 (167-170). doi: 10.4081/ija.2012.e23.

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Dumontet S, Mazzatura A, Pasquale V (2012) Toxic effects of four sulphonylureas herbicides on soil microbial biomass. Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Part B. Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes 47 (7): 653-659. doi: 10.1080/03601234.2012.669205

•  Lovelli S, Scopa A, Perniola M, Di Tommaso T, Sofo A (2012) Abscisic acid root and leaf concentration in relation to biomass partitioning in salinized tomato plants. Journal of Plant Physiology 169: 226-233. doi: 10.1016/j.jplph.2011.09.009

•  Sorkheh K, Shiran B, Rouhi V, Khodambashi M, Sofo A (2012) Salt stress induction of some key antioxidant enzymes and metabolites in eight Iranian wild almond species. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 34 (1): 203-213. doi: 10.1007/s11738-011-0819-4

  Sofo A, Tataranni G, Xiloyannis C, Dichio B, Scopa A (2012) Direct effects of Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 on micropropagated GiSeLa6® (Prunus cerasus x Prunus canescens) rootstocks. Environmental and Experimental Botany 76: 33-38. doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2011.10.006

•  Sofo A, Tataranni G, Scopa A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2012) Biochemical and morphological changes in micropropagated shoots of GiSeLa6® (Prunus spp.) rootstock inoculated with Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22. Acta Horticulturae 961: 487-494.doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2012.961.64

  Manfra M, De Nisco M, Bolognese A, Nuzzo V, Sofo A, Scopa A, Santi L, Tenore GC, Novellino E (2011) Anthocyanin composition and extractability in berry skin and wine of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Aglianico. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 91: 2749-2755. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.4517

  Zheng Y, Mai B, Wu R, Feng Y, Sofo A, Ni Y, Sun J, Li J, Xu J (2011) Acclimation of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum, cv. Yangmai 13) to low levels of solar irradiance. Photosynthetica 49 (3): 426-434. doi: 10.1007/s11099-011-0055-6

  Sofo A (2011) Drought stress tolerance and photoprotection in two varieties of olive tree. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 61 (8): 711-720. doi: 10.1080/09064710.2010.545071

  Sofo A, Scopa A, Manfra M, De Nisco M, Tenore G, Troisi J, Di Fiori R, Novellino E (2011) Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 induces changes in phytohormone levels in cherry rootstocks (Prunus cerasus x P. canescens). Plant Growth Regulation 65: 421-425. doi: 10.1007/s10725-011-9610-1.

•  Casacchia T, Toscano P, Sofo A, Perri E (2010) Assessment of microbial pool by an innovative microbiological technique in olive mill by-products com-composted under natural conditions. Agricultural Sciences 2 (2): 104-110. doi:10.4236/as.2011.22015.

•  Sorkheh K, Shiran B, Rohui V, Khodambashi M, Sofo A (2011) Regulation of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in wild almond during drought stress. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 58 (1): 76-84. doi: 10.1134/S1021443711010201

•  Sofo A, Milella L, Tataranni G (2010). Effects of Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 on the growth of two Prunus rootstocks during the rooting phase. The Journal of Hortciultural Science & Biotechnology 85 (6): 497-502. doi: 10.1080/14620316.2010.11512704

•  Sofo A, Celano G, Ricciuti P, Curci M, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Crecchio C (2010) Changes in composition and activity of soil microbial communities in peach and kiwifruit Mediterranean orchards under an innovative management system. Australian Journal of Soil Research 48 (3): 266-273. doi: 10.1071/SR09128

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Casacchia T, Celano G, Ricciuti P, Curci M, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C (2010) Genetic, funtional, and metabolic responses of soil microbiota in a sustainable olive orchard. Soil Science 175 (2): 81-88. doi: 10.1097/SS.0b013e3181ce8a27

•  Casacchia T, Sofo A, Dichio B, Motta F, Briccoli Bati C, Xiloyannis C (2010) Long-term consequences of tillage, organic amendments, residue management and localized irrigation on selected micro-flora groups in a Mediterranean apricot orchard. Acta Horticulturae 862: 447-452. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2010.862.69

•  Sofo A, Dichio B. Montanaro G, Xiloyannis C (2009) Photosynthetic performance and light response of two olive cultivars under different water and light regimes. Photosynthetica 47 (4): 602-608. doi: 10.1007/s11099-009-0086-4

•  Sofo A, Dichio B. Montanaro G, Xiloyannis C (2009) Shade effect on photosynthesis and photoinhibition in olive during a drought and rewatering. Agricultural Water Management 96 (8): 1201-1206. doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2009.03.004

•  Dichio B, Margiotta G, Xiloyannis C, Bufo SA, Sofo A, Cataldi RI (2009) Changes in water status and osmolyte contents in leaves and roots of olive plants (Olea europaea L.) subjected to water deficit. Trees - Structure and Function 23 (2): 247-256. doi: 10.1007/s00468-008-0272-1

•  Casacchia T, Sofo A, Toscano P, Sebastianelli L, Perri E (2009) Persistence and effects of rotenone on oil quality in two Italian olive cultivars. Food and Chemical Toxicology (1) 47: 214-219. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2008.11.002

•  Sofo A, Manfreda S, Fiorentino M, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2008) The olive tree: a paradigm for drought tolerance in Mediterranean climates. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 12 (1): 293-301. doi:10.5194/hess-12-293-2008

•  Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A, Montanaro G (2007) Effects of post-harvest regulated deficit irrigation on carbohydrate and nitrogen partitioning, yield quality and vegetative growth of peach trees. Plant and Soil 290 (1-2): 127-137. doi: 10.1007/s11104-006-9144-x

•  Cicco N, Dichio B, Sofo A, Lattanzio V, Xiloyannis C (2007) Influence of calcium on the activity of enzymes involved in kiwifruit ripening. Acta Horticulturae 753: 433-438. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2007.753.55

•  Xiloyannis C, Sofo A, Celano G, Nuzzo V (2007) Absorption of atmospheric CO2 in peach trees and partitioning in the different plant organs. Acta Horticulturae 732: 519-524. doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2007.732.78

•  Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A, Montanaro G (2006) Osmotic regulation in leaves and roots of olive tree (Olea europaea L.) during a water deficit and rewatering. Tree Physiology 16 (2): 179-185. doi:10.1093/treephys/26.2.179

•  Sofo A, Nuzzo V, Palese AM, Xiloyannis C, Celano G, Zukowskyj P, Dichio B (2005) Net CO2 storage in Mediterranean olive and peach orchards. Scientia Horticulturae 107 (1): 17-24. doi: 10.1016/j.scienta.2005.06.001

•  Sofo A, Tuzio AC, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2005) Influence of water deficit and rewatering on the components of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in four interspecific Prunus hybrids. Plant Science 169 (2): 403-412. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2005.04.004

•  Sofo A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Masia A (2005) Antioxidant defences in olive tree during drought stress: changes in activity of some antioxidant enzymes. Functional Plant Biology 32 (1): 45-53. doi: 10.1071/FP04003

•  Sofo A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Masia A (2004) Lipoxygenase activity and proline accumulation in leaves and roots of olive tree in response to drought stress . Physiologia Plantarum 121 (1): 58-65.
doi: 10.1111/j.0031-9317.2004.00294.x

  Sofo A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Masia A (2004) Effects of different irradiance levels on some antioxidant enzymes and on malondialdehyde content during rewatering in olive tree. Plant Science 166 (2): 293-302. doi: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2003.09.018

 

Chapters in international books

 Sofo A , Palese AM (2021) Mediterranean olive orchard subjected to sustainable management in Matera, Basilicata, Italy. In: FAO, ITPS, 'Recarbonizing Global Soils – A Technical Manual of Recommended Sustainable Soil Management. Volume 4: Cropland, Grassland, Integrated Systems and Farming Approaches – Case Studies'. FAO, Rome, Italy. Pp. 177-186. ISBN: 978-92-5-134897-0. doi: 10.4060/cb1928en

  FAO, ITPS, GSBI, SCBD, EC, Sofo A, et al. (2020) State of Knowledge of Soil BiodiversityStatus, Challenges and Potentialities, Report 2020. FAO, Rome, Italy. Pp. 1-618. ISBN: 978-92-5-133582-6. doi: 10.4060/cb1928en

  Antonelli A, Fry C, Smith RJ, Simmonds MSJ, Kersey PJ, Pritchard HW, Abbo MS, Acedo C, Adams J, Ainsworth AM, Allkin B, Annecke W, Bachman SP, Bacon K, Barrios S, Barstow C, Battison A, Bell E, Bensusan K, Bidartondo MI, Blackhall-Miles RJ, Bonglim B, Borrell JS, Brearley FQ, Breman E, Brewer RFA, Brodie J, Camara-Leret R, Campostrini Forzza R, Cannon P, Carine M, Carretero J, Cavagnaro TR, Cazar M-E, Chapman T, Cheek M, Clubbe C, Cockel C, Collemare J, Cooper A, Copeland AI, Corcoran M, Couch C, Cowell C, Crous P, da Silva M, Dalle G, Das D, David JC, Davies L, Davies N, De Canha MN, de Lirio EJ, Demissew S, Diazgranados M, Dickie J, Dines T, Douglas B, Droge G, Dulloo ME, Fang R, Farlow A, Farrar K, Fay MF, Felix J, Forest F, Forrest LL, Fulcher T, Gafforov Y, Gardiner LM, Gateble G, Gaya E, Geslin B, Goncalves SC, Gore CJN, Govaerts R, Gowda B, Grace OM, Grall A, Haelewaters D, Halley JM, Hamilton MA, Hazra A, Heller T, Hollingsworth PM, Holstein N, Howes M-JR, Hughes M, Hunter D, Hutchinson N, Hyde K, Iganci J, Jones M, Kelly LJ, Kirk P, Koch H, Krisai-Greilhuber I, Lall N, Langat MK, Leaman DJ, Leao TC, Lee MA, Leitch IJ, Leon C, Lettice E, Lewis GP, Li L, Lindon H, Liu JS, Liu U, Llewellyn T, Looney B, Lovett JC, Luczaj L, Lulekal E, Maggassouba S, Malecot V, Martin C, Masera OR, Mattana E, Maxted N, Mba C, McGinn KJ, Metheringham C, Miles S, Miller J, Milliken W, Moat J, Moore PGP, Morim MP, Mueller GM, Muminjanov H, Negrao R, Nic Lughadha E, Nicolson N, Niskanen T, Nono Womdim R, Noorani A, Obreza M, O’Donnell K, O’Hanlon R, Onana J-M, Ondo I, Padulosi S, Paton A, Pearce T, Perez Escobar OA, Pieroni A, Pironon S, Prescott TAK, Qi YD, Qin H, Quave CL, Rajaovelona L, Razanajatovo H, Reich PB, Rianawati E, Rich TCG, Richards SL, Rivers MC, Ross A, Rumsey F, Ryan M, Ryan P, Sagala S, Sanchez MD, Sharrock S, Shrestha KK, Sim J, Sirakaya A, Sjoman H, Smidt EC, Smith D, Smith P, Smith SR, Sofo A, Spence N, Stanworth A, Stara K, Stevenson PC, Stroh P, Suz LM, Tatsis EC, Taylor I, Thiers B, Thormann I, Trivedi C, Twilley D, Twyford AD, Ulian T, Utteridge T, Vaglica V, Vasquez-Londono C, Victor J, Viruel J, Walker BE, Walker K, Walsh A, Way M, Wilbraham J, Wilkin P, Wilkinson T, Williams C, Winterton D, Wong KM, Woodfield-Pascoe N, Woodman J, Wyatt L, Wynberg R, Zhang BG (2020) State of the World’s Plants and Fungi 2020. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Pp. 1-100. doi: 10.34885/172

  Ricciuti P, Sofo A (2020) Protocol KEYSOM-10: Functional diversity indices of soil bacterial community estimated by Biolog EcoPlatesTM assay. In: Jimenez JJ, Filser J, The KEYSOM Team, ‘Handbook of Methods - COST Action ES1406 Soil Fauna: Key to Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Modelling. Version 1’. Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union, Brussels, Belgium. Pp. 45-48.

  Sofo A, Ricciuti P, Mininni AN, Xiloyannis C, Dichio B (2020) Microbial ecology in sustainable fruit growing: genetic, functional and metabolic responses. In: Srivastava AK, Hu C, ‘Fruit Crops: Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints’. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 317-324. ISBN: 978-0-12-818732-6. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-818732-6.00022-8

•  Sofo A , Ricciuti P, Mininni AN, Xiloyannis C, Dichio B (2020) Microbial ecology in sustainable fruit growing: genetic, functional and metabolic responses. In: Srivastava AK, Hu C, 'Fruit Crops: Diagnosis and Management of Nutrient Constraints'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 317-324. ISBN: 978-0-12-818732-6. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-818732-6.00022-8

•  Shahzad MA, Jan SU, Afzal F, Khalid M, Gul A, Sharma I, Sofo A, Ahmad P (2016) Drought stress and morphophysiological responses in plants. In: Parvaiz A, "Water Stress and Crop Plants: A Sustainable Approach". John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Oxford, UK. Pp. 452-467. ISBN: doi: 10.1002/9781119054450.ch27

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Hashem A, Abd-Allah EF (2016) Lipid metabolism and oxidation in plants subjected to abiotic stresses. In: Azooz MM, Ahmad P, “Plant-Environment Interaction. Responses and Approaches to Mitigate Stress”. Wiley Blackwell, Oxford, UK. Pp. 205-213. ISBN: 978-1-119-08099-2. doi: 10.1002/9781119081005.ch11

•  Vitti A, Nuzzaci M, Scopa A, Sofo A (2015) Indirect and direct benefits of the use of Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 in agronomic plants subjected to abiotic and biotic stresses. In: Chakraborty U, Chakraborty BN, 'Abiotic Stresses in Crop Plants'. CABI, Wallingford, UK. Pp. 222-231. ISBN: 978-1-78-064373-1

•  Vitti A, Sofo A, Scopa A, Nuzzaci M (2015) Sustainable agricultural practices in disease defence of traditional crops in Southern Italy: the case study of tomato cherry protected by Trichoderma harzianum T-22 against Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). In: Vastola A, 'The Sustainability of Agro-Food and Natural Resource Systems in the Mediterranean Basin'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 133-143. ISBN: 978-3-319-16356-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-16357-4_9

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Casacchia T, Xiloyannis C (2014) Sustainable soil management in olive orchards: effects on telluric microorganisms. In: Parvaiz A, Rasool S, 'Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance: Volume 2 - A Sustainable Approach'. ISBN: 978-0-12-800875-1. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, USA. Pp. 471-484. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800875-1.00020-X

•  Sofo A, Castronuovo D, Lovelli S, Tataranni G, Scopa A (2014) Growth patterns of tomato plants subjected to two non-conventional abiotic stresses: UV-C irradiations and electric fields. In: Ahmad P, Wani MR, 'Physiological Mechanisms and Adaptation Strategies in Plants under Changing Environment - Volume 2'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 285-296. ISBN: 978-1-4614-8599-5. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-8600-8_10

•  Sofo A, Nuzzaci M, Vitti A, Tataranni G, Scopa A (2014) Control of biotic and abiotic stresses in cultivated plants by the use of biostimulant microorganisms. In: Ahmad P, Wani MR, Azooz MM, Tran L-SP, 'Improvement of Crops in the Era of Climatic Change - Volume 1'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 107-117. ISBN: 978-1-4614-8829-3. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-8830-9_5

•  Casacchia T, Sofo A (2013) Antioxidant compounds and nutraceutical benefits of Mediterranean red fruit. In: 'Cultivars: Chemical Properties, Antioxidant Activities and Health Benefits'. Nova Science Publisher Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA. Pp. 107-136. ISBN: 978-1-62417-101-7

•  Lovelli S, Sofo A, Perniola M, Scopa A (2013) Abscisic acid and biomass partitioning in tomato under salinity. In: Ahmad P, Azooz MM, Prasad MNV, 'Ecophysiology and Responses of Plants under Salt Stress'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 267-282. ISBN: 978-1-4614-4746-7. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-4747-4_10

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Remans T, Vangronsveld J, Cuypers A (2012) Biochemical and physiological responses of Arabidopsis thaliana exposed to cadmium, copper and zinc. In: Anjum NA, Ahmad I, Pereira ME, Duarte AC, Umar S, Khan NA, 'The Plant Family Brassicaceae: Contribution towards Phytoremediation'. Series 'Environmental Pollution', Volume 21. Pp. 239-263. Springer, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-94-007-3912-3. doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-3913-0_9

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Casacchia T, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2012) Sustainable fruit production in Mediterranean orchards subjected to drought stress. In: Ahmad P, Prasad MNV, 'Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants. Metabolism, Productivity and Sustainability'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 105-129. ISBN 978-1-4614-0633-4. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-0634-1_6

•  Sofo A (2011) Chief Editor del libro 'Biodiversity'. InTech Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia. Pp. VII-VIII. ISBN: 978-953-307-715-4.

•  Lucia P, Palma A, Murgante B, D’Alessandro CM, Sofo A, Scopa A (2011) Use of environmental geostatistics for the geochemical characterization of soils from the polluted site of national interest of Tito (PZ - Italy). In: Murgante B, Borruso G, Lapucci A, ‘Environmental geocomputation for sustainable development’. Studies in Computational Intelligence. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 123-144. ISBN: 978-3-642-19732-1. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-19733-8_8

•  Sofo A, Cicco N, Paraggio M, Scopa A (2010) Regulation of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle in plants under drought stress. In: Anjum AN, Umar S, Chan M-T, 'Ascorbate-glutathione pathway and stress tolerance in plants'. Springer, New York, USA. Pp. 137-189. ISBN: 978-90-481-9403-2. doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9404-9_5

•  Sofo A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2010) Antioxidant regulation during drought stress in Mediterranean fruit crops. In: Ahmad P, Umar S, Sarwat M, 'Antioxidants: oxidative stress management in plants'. Studium Press LLC, Houston, TX, USA. Pp. 329-348. ISBN: 978-93-80012-38-4

 

National journals and books

•  Xylogiannis E, Mastroleo M, D’Ippolito I, Mininni AN, Reyes F, Laterza D, Tuzio AC, Sofo A, Dichio B, Green S, Marocchi F (2021) Working together for the better - An integrated approach to KVDS. New Zealand Kiwifruit Journal, Apr/May 2021: 47-50.

•  Sofo A (2021) COST Action PROCLIAS (CA19139 - Process-based models for climate impact attribution across
sectors). SISS Newsletter 16: 6.

•  Sofo A (2020) Recensione del libro “La terra come placenta” di Giovanni Haussmann. SISS Newsletter 15: 19

•  Sofo A (2020) Converting home spaces into an urban vegetable garden at the time of Covid-19 quarantine: all the benefits of plants in this difficult and unattended period. SISS Newsletter 15: 8

•  Sofo A (2020) Sustainable or conventional management of olive grove? SISS Newsletter 12: 4c

•  Sofo A, Tamborrino M (2017) Sviluppo sostenibile ed etica ambientale. L’Eco della Scuola Nuova 72 (3/4): 5-14

•  Xiloyannis C, Palese AM, Lardo E, Sofo A (2015) Limitare la diffusione di Xylella fastidiosa e recuperare le piante infette con le buone pratiche agricole. Forest@ 12: 43-44. doi: 10.3832/efor0089-012

•  Xiloyannis C, Palese AM, Sofo A, Lardo E (2015) Le buone pratiche agricole per prevenire infezioni e limitare la diffusione di Xylella fastidiosa. Agrifoglio 48: 21-24

•  Xiloyannis C, Lardo E, Sofo A, Palese AM (2015) Contro Xylella su olivo le buone pratiche agronomiche. L’Informatore Agrario 19: 49-53

•  Lambardella EA, Scopa A, Evangelista E, Sofo A, Colacino C (2013) Il Lago Viceconte (Basilicata) aspetti naturalistici e gestionali. Apollinea 2: 19-21

•  Sofo A, Nuzzo V, Scopa A, Tataranni G, Dichio B, Novellino E, De Nisco E, Manfra M (2012) Analisi quali-quantitativa di antociani in uve Aglianico sottoposte a due diversi regimi irrigui. Acta Italus Hortus 3: 463-468

•  Sofo A, Dichio B, Tataranni G, Xiloyannis C (2010) Dossier olivo - Risposte fisiologiche e biochimiche alla coltivazione. Rivista di Frutticoltura e di Ortofrutticoltura 6: 64-69

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Xiloyannis C, Montanaro G, Massai R (2004) Il ruolo della frutticoltura nella mitigazione dell'effetto serra. L'Informatore Agrario 44: 27-31

•  Xiloyannis C, Dichio B, Sofo A, Palese A (2004) L'adattabilità dell'olivo agli ambienti siccitosi. L'Informatore Agrario 40: 43-45

•  Xiloyannis C, Montanaro G, Sofo A, Dichio B (2004) Irrigazione sostenibile delle specie arboree da frutto in ambiente mediterraneo. In Scandella P, Mecella G, 'Irrigazione sostenibile - la buona pratica irrigua'. Ministero delle Politiche Agricole e Forestali, Progetto Editoriale PANDA, volume 5: 157-187. Edizioni L’Informatore Agrario, Verona, Italy. ISBN 88-7220-195-0

•  Xiloyannis C, Montanaro G, Sofo A (2002) Proposte per contenere i danni da siccità alle piante da frutto. Frutticoltura 7/8: 19-27

 

Monographs

•  Sofo A (2012) Analisi degli indici di fluorescenza e della fotoinibizione in due varieta di olivo sottoposte a diversi livelli di deficit idrico e luminoso. ISBN: 978-1-291-11059-3

•  Sofo A (2012) Analisi delle attivita di enzimi antiossidanti e dei livelli di molecole indicatrici dello stress idrico e ossidativo in olivo (Olea europaea L.). ISBN: 978-1-291-11066-1

•  Sofo A (2012) Biologia ed ecologia del Cavaliere d’Italia Himantopus himantopus (Linnaeus, 1758) nelle Saline di Margherita di Savoia (Foggia) durante il periodo luglio 1996 - settembre 1997. ISBN: 978-1-291-11069-2

•  Sofo A (2011) Prospettive etiche sulle cellule staminali e sul loro utilizzo nelle tecniche di clonazione terapeutica e riproduttiva. ISBN: 978-1-291-11055-5

•  Sofo A (2010) Tecniche di biorisanamento in situ ed ex situ, con particolare riferimento alla biodegradazione in siti contaminati da idrocarburi. ISBN: 978-1-291-11041-8

 

Proceedings of international congresses

•   D'Ippolito I, Mininni A, Dichio B, Scillitani G, Mastrodonato M, Xylogiannis E, Sofo A (2021) Alteration of the anatomical and morphological structure of kiwifruit roots subjected to soil anoxic conditions. VII International Plant Science Conference (IPSC). 8-10 September 2021, SBI, Florence, Italy. Online. Pp. X

•  Sofo A, Zumbo A, Scarpino G, D'Ambrosio BA, Gelsomino A, Sorgona A (2021) Gas exchanges and root morphology of lettuce plants grown with insect-treated bio-compost. VIII International Plant Science Conference (IPSC). 8-10 September 2021, SBI, Florence, Italy. Online. Pp. 16

•  Sofo A, Ricciuti P (2021) Litter decomposition and organic matter turnover by soil fauna in a sustainably managed olive grove. GSOBI20 - Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity. 19-22 April 2021, FAO, Rome, Italy. Online.

•  Sofo A, Zurlo L, Vitale G, Palese AM (2021) Carbon sequestration in a Mediterranean olive orchard managed sustainably over a 20-year period vEGU21 - EGU General Assembly 2021. 19-30 April 2021, EGU, Vienna, Austria. Online. EGU21-1488. doi: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-1488

•  Sofo A, Elshafie HS, Camele I (2020) The morphology of the root system in five plant species can affect soil organic matter decomposition. 1st International Electronic Conference on Plant Science (IECPS 2020). 1-15 December 2020, MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Online.

•  Sofo A, Ricciuti P (2020) Soil macrofauna regulates organic matter turnover in a Mediterranean olive grove. SHRD Indian Horticulture Summit 2020 - Mitigating Climatic Changes and Doubling Farmers’ Income through Diversification. 14-16 February 2020, Chitrakoot, India. Pp. 124

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Crecchio C, Ricciuti P, Xiloyannis C, Dichio B (2019) Water and soil quality in Mediterranean orchards managed with sustainable or conventional systems. LuWQ2019 - International Interdisciplinary Conference on Land Use and Water Quality, Agriculture and the Environment. 3-6 June 2019, Aarhus, Denmark. Pp. 48-49

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Fausto C, Crecchio C, Pascazio S, Scagliola S, Xiloyannis C, Ricciuti P, Dichio B (2018) Genetic and functional diversity of soil bacterial communities in an olive grove managed with sustainable or conventional approaches. Ecology of Soil Microorganisms - ESM 2018. 17-21 June 2018, Helsinki, Finland. Pp. 184

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Fausto C, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Pascazio S, Scagliola M, Crecchio C (2018) Effect of irrigation with urban wastewater and sustainable soil management on the presence and persistence of potential HPMOs in olive trees. 3rd International Workshop on Interactions between Crop Plants and Human Pathogens. 12-14 March 2018, Berlin, Germany. Pp. 21

•  Caniani D, Caivano M, Mancini IM, Tito MT, Pascale R, Romano S, Sofo A, Scopa A, Masi S (2017) Toward new management tools for the monitoring and management of landfill gas in small sites. Sardinia 2017 - 16th International Waste Management. 2-6 October 2017, Santa Margherita di Pula (CA), Italy. Pp. 1-11. ISBN: 978-88-6265-010-6

•  Elias B, Doupis G, Sofo A, Psarras G, Papafilippaki A, Koubouris G (2017) Effect of different sustainable orchard management strategies on soil properties, nutrient uptake and soil microbiological aspects in an olive orchard. Climate Changing Agriculture International Conference. 29 August -2 September 2017, Chania, Greece. Pp. 17

•  Fausto C, Mininni AN, Sofo A, Pascazio S, Scagliola M, Crecchio C, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2017) Endophytes: the effect of sustainable management in an olive grove under semi-arid conditions. Sustain - Endophytes for a Growing World. 28-29 August 2017, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Pp. 22

•  Fattorini L, Ronzan M, Piacentini D, Della Rovere F, Buran I, Sofo A, Altamura MM, Falasca G (2017) Arabidopsis root formation is altered by cadmium and arsenic. 3rd Global Summit on Plant Science. 7-9 August 2017, Rome, Italy. Journal of Plant Physiology and Pathology 5: 5. doi: 10.4172/2329-955X-C1-011

•  Rendina N, Sofo A, Scopa A, Nuzzaci M (2017) Benefits of Bacillus subtilis QST 713 treatment in tomato plant productivity and defence. At the Forefront of Plant Research. 15-16 June 2017, Ghent, Belgium. Pp. 131

•  Pascazio S, Crecchio C, Scagliola M, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A (2016) Nitrogen dynamics and N-cycling bacterial communities in a Mediterranean olive orchard under a sustainable farming system. 19th Nitrogen Workshop. Efficient Use of Different Sources of Nitrogen in Agriculture - from Theory to Practice. 27-29 June 2016, Skara, Sweden. Pp. 441-442

•  Pascazio S, Crecchio C, Scagliola M, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A (2016) Biochemical indexes of soil quality in olive and peach orchards managed in a sustainable way. International Conference on Conservation Agriculture and Sustainable Land Use. 31 May-2 June 2016, Budapest, Hungary. Pp. 73. ISBN: 978-963-9545-50-2

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Nuzzaci M, Vitti A, Rendina N, Xiloyannis C, Crecchio C (2016) Microorganisms of agronomic importance in soils managed with sustainable practices. International Conference on Conservation Agriculture and Sustainable Land Use. 31 May-2 June 2016, Budapest, Hungary. Pp. 84. ISBN: 978-963-9545-50-2

•  Sofo A, Bochicchio R, Amato M, Fattorini L, Veloccia A, Altamura MM, Rendina N, Nuzzaci M, Scopa A (2016) Plant architecture, auxin homeostasis and phenol content in seedlings of Arabidopsis thaliana grown in a Zn/Cd-enriched medium. COST Action TD1304 Zinc-Net Conference. 21-22 November 2016, Belfast, UK. Poster.

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Veloccia A, Altamura MM, Sanita di Toppi L, Terzano R, Gattullo CE, Remans T, Vangronsveld J (2016) Growth parameters, hormonal balance and thiol-peptide compound metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings growing under excess zinc. COST Action TD1304 Zinc-Net Meeting "Dietary Supplements vs Food Biofortification and the Gut Microbiome: Human and Animal Health Outcomes". 22-23 March 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria. Pp. 27-28

•  Xylogiannis E, Sofo A, Mininni AN, Montanaro G, Dichio B (2015) Root signaling and tree physiology in relation to irrigation methods. Modern Technologies, Strategies and Tools for Sustainable Irrigation Management and Governance in Mediterranean Agriculture (IrriMed 2015). 23-25 September 2015, Bari, Italy. Pp. 85. ISBN: 2-85352-549-X

•  Sofo A, Bochicchio R, Amato M, Terzano R, Gattullo CE, Scopa A (2014) Root architecture and morphometric analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana grown in metal-gradient agar dishes. Rooting 2014, 7th International Symposium on Root Development: Adventitious, Lateral and Primary Roots. 15-19 September 2014, Weimar, Germany. Pp. 111-112

•  Sofo A, Vitti A, La Monaca E, Scopa A, Cuypers A, Nuzzaci M (2014) Use of Trichoderma harzianum T-22 as an effective antiviral agent against Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV). 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for New Methods in Agricultural Research. 3-6 September 2014, Bolzano, Italy. Pp. 30

•  Sofo A, Xiloyannis C, Scopa A, Crecchio C, Palese AM (2014) Sustainable agricultural practices and soil microbial diversity: the case of Mediterranean orchards. 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for New Methods in Agricultural Research. 3-6 September 2014, Bolzano, Italy. Pp. 41

•  Xylogiannis E, Sofo A, Montanaro G, Mininni A, Dichio B (2014) Changed ABA synthesis in roots of nectarine trees under drip irrigation. 29th International Horticultural Congress. Sustaining Lives, Livelihoods and Landscapes. 17-22 August 2014, Brisbane, Australia.

•  Castronuovo D, Sofo A, Lovelli S, Candido V, Scopa A (2014) Application of LED and fluorescent light sources on common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) and purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea). Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO Congress 2014. 22-26 June 2014, Dublin, Ireland. Pp. 177

•  Vitti A, La Monaca E, Sofo A, Scopa A, Cuypers A, Nuzzaci M (2014) First observations on the antiviral properties of Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 in tomato plants. Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO Congress 2014. 22-26 June 2014, Dublin, Ireland. Pp. 427

•  Vitti A, La Monaca E, Sofo A, Scopa A, Cuypers A, Nuzzaci M (2014) Viral disease control by the biocontrol agent Trichoderma harzianum T-22 against Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) in tomato. Environmental Sustainability and Food Security. 17-19 June 2014, Potenza, Italy. Pp. 106

•  Sofo A, Xiloyannis C, Palese AM (2013) Soil microbial fertility in olive orchards managed by a set of sustainable agricultural practices. NUTRIHORT: Nutrient Management, Innovative Techniques and Nutrient Legislation in Intensive Horticulture for an Improved Water Quality. 16-18 September 2013, Ghent, Belgium. Pp. 278-283. ISBN: 978-9040303463

•  Dichio B, Palese AM, Sofo A, Montanaro G, Xilogiannis E (2012) The water footprint of an irrigated olive orchard cultivated under semi-arid conditions. 7th International Symposium on irrigation of Horticultural Crops. 16-20 July 2012, Geisenheim, Germany. Poster P66

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Magno R, Casacchia T, Curci M, Baronti S, Albanese L, Xiloyannis C, Crecchio C, Miglietta F (2012) Effects of olive grove management on carbon sequestration and chemical and microbiological soil parameters in south of Italy. Abstract n. 2830 (ID internet n. 20552). Eurosoil2012. 2-7 July 2012, Bari, Italy. S07.07-P-12. Pp. 1787

•  Sofo A, Vitti A, Scopa A, Tataranni G, Nuzzaci M, Vangronsveld J, Remans T, De Benedictis M, Sanita di Toppi L (2012) Phytohormone and phytochelatin metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana treated with cadmium, copper and zinc in different combinations. 23rd International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR). 3-7 July 2012, Vienna, Austria. Pp. 96-97

•  Sofo A, Tataranni G, Scopa A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C (2011) Biochemical and morphological changes in micropropagated shoots of GiSeLa6® (Prunus spp.) rootstock inoculated with Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22. 7th International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding. 18-22 September 2011, Ghent, Belgium. Pp. 93-94

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Tataranni G, Sanità di Toppi L (2011) Responses of Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings in a Cd/Cu/Zn multi-pollution context. 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements. 3-7 July 2011, Florence, Italy.

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Celano G, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C (2011) Qualitative and quantitative changes of soil microbial communities as a result of sustainable agricultural practices in an Italian olive grove. Olivebioteq 2009: For a Renovated Profitable and Competitive Mediterranean Olive Growing Sector. 15-19 December 2009, Sfax, Tunisia. Pp. 92-97

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Tataranni G, Sanità di Toppi (2010) Biochemical and physiological responses of Arabidopsis thalian seedlings exposed to cadmium, copper and zinc. 11th European Meeting on Environmental Chemistry. 8-11 December 2010, Portoroz, Slovenia. Pp. 154. ISBN: 978-961-6311-66-3

•  Sofo A, Milella L, Tataranni G (2010) Use of Trichoderma harzianum strain T-22 as a biocontrol agent in Prunus spp. nursery processes. 6th European Conference on Pesticides and Related Organic Micropollutants in the Environment. 7-10 September 2010, Matera, Italy. Pp. 330-333. ISBN: 978-88-7522-098-3

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Celano G, Montanaro G, Xiloyannis C (2009) Net accumulation of carbon dioxide in Mediterranean tree fruit agro-ecosystems. 8th Internation Carbon Dioxide Conference. 13-19 September 2009, Jena, Germany.

•  Sofo A, Celano G, Dichio B, Montanaro G, Xiloyannis C (2008) Functional and genetic fingerprinting of microbial soil community in a kiwifruit orchard under different management practices. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 10, 2008 EGU General Assembly. 13-18 April 2008, Vienna, Austria. ISNN: 1029-7006

•  Montanaro G, Celano G, Dichio B, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C (2008) Soil fertility remediation in fruit tree orchards in Mediterranean area. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 10, 2008 EGU General Assembly. 13-18 April 2008, Vienna, Austria. ISNN: 1029-7006

•  Parker G, Zukowskyj P, Sofo A (2007) Biomass estimates of semi-arid vegetation from airborne remote sensing in Sorbas, South-east Spain. Annual COnference 2007 - Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society. 11-14 September 2007, Newcastle, UK.

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Xiloyannis C (2005) Can olive growing mitigate the greenhouse effect? A study of carbon cycle from atmosphere to olive tree products. International Symposium on the Olive Tree and the Environment. NAGREF, Institute of Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants of Chania. 1-3 October 2003, Chania, Crete, Greece. Pp. 152-157

•  Zukowskyj PM, Alexander R, Teeuw RM, Faulkner H, Sofo A, Sullivan M, Ruiz J-L (2005) Assessing changes in semi-natural and agricultural vegetation extent around Sorbas, south east Spain. Royal Geographical Society/IBG Annual Conference - Monitoring Ecosystem Responses to Landscape Change. 31 August-2 September 2005, London, UK.

•  Dichio B, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C (2005) Adaptative mechanisms of olive tree to drought. InterDrought-II - The 2nd International Conference on Integrated Approaches to Sustain and Improve Plant Production under Drought Stress. 24-28 September 2005, Rome. Session P 5.19

•  Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A, Palese AM, Montanaro G (2005) Meccanismi adattativi dell'olivo in condizioni di carenza idrica. Il Futuro dei Sistemi Olivicoli in Aree Marginali: Aspetti Socio-economici, Conservazione delle Risorse Naturali e Produzioni di Qualità. 12-13 September 2004, Matera, Italy. Pp. 449-459. ISBN: 88-88694-05-6

Palese AM, Sofo A, Celano G, Xiloyannis C (2005) Stoccaggio della CO2 ambientale in giovani piante di olivo. Il Futuro dei Sistemi Olivicoli in Aree Marginali: Aspetti Socio-economici, Conservazione delle Risorse Naturali e Produzioni di Qualità. 12-13 September 2004, Matera, Italy. Pp. 431-438. ISBN: 88-88694-05-6

•  Dichio B, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C (2004) Drought resistance mechanisms in olive tree. 5th International Symposium on Oilve Growing. 27 September-2 October 2004, Izmir, Turkey. Pp. 193.

 

Proceedings of national congresses

•   Sofo A (2021) Converting urban spaces into food gardens during the Covid-19 pandemic. Second Joint Meeting on Soil and Plant System Sciences (SPSS 2021) - The soil-plant-environment nexus and emerging challenges across terrestrial ecosystems. 20-23 September 2021, Turin, Italy. Online. Pp. 44

•   Sofo A, D'Ippolito I (2021) What can we learn from plants and mycorrhiza in urban ecosystems? Second Joint Meeting on Soil and Plant System Sciences (SPSS 2021) - The soil-plant-environment nexus and emerging challenges across terrestrial ecosystems. 20-23 September 2021, Turin, Italy. Online. Pp. 45

•  Sofo A, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Mastroleo M, Xylogiannis E (2021) Physical structure and chemical quality of soils in G3 kiwifruit orchards differentially managed. Second Joint Meeting on Soil and Plant System Sciences (SPSS 2021) - The soil-plant-environment nexus and emerging challenges across terrestrial ecosystems. 20-23 September 2021, Turin, Italy. Online. Pp. 52

•   D'Ippolito I, Sofo A, Mininni A, Dichio B, Mastrodonato M, Scillitani G, Xylogiannis E (2021) Soil anoxic conditions cause structural alterations of G3 kiwifruit roots. Second Joint Meeting on Soil and Plant System Sciences (SPSS 2021) - The soil-plant-environment nexus and emerging challenges across terrestrial ecosystems. 20-23 September 2021, Turin, Italy. Online. Pp. 66

•  D’Ippolito I, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Reyes F, Xylogiannis E, Mastroleo M, Sofo A (2021) Moria del kiwi: alterazione della struttura anatomica e morfologica delle radici di actinidia sottoposte a condizioni di asfissia del suolo. 13th Scientific Days of the Italian Society of Horticulture, Floriculture and Fruit Growing (SOI). 22-23 June 2021, Catania, Italy. Online.

•  Sofo A, Araniti F, Lucini L (2020) The metabolome of olive xylem sap can reflect plant physiological status in response to differential agricultural practices. 38th Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Agricultural Chemistry (SICA). 7-8 September 2020, Piacenza, Italy. Online. Pp. 56

•  Sofo A, Fausto C, Araniti F, Lucini L, Mininni AN (2020) The primary and secondary metabolome of olive xylem sap reflects plant physiological status in response to different environmental conditions: the equivalent of blood analysis for plants? 115th Congress of the Italian Botanical Society (SBI). 9-11 September 2020. Online. Pp. 64

•  Piacentini D, Della Rovere F, Fattorini L, Ronzan M, Falasca G, Massini L, Sofo A, Altamura MM (2020) Exogenous nitric oxide enhances Cd tolerance in the rice root system by interacting with auxin. 115th Congress of the Italian Botanical Society (SBI). 9-11 September 2020. Online. Pp. 57

•  Sofo A, Fausto C, Dichio B, Mininni AN, Lucini L, Ricciuti P, Crecchio C (2019) Soil quality and fertility in an olive orchard managed for 20 years with differential agronomic systems. First Joint Meeting on Soil and Plant System Sciences (SPSS 2019) - Natural and Human-induced Impacts on the Critical Zone and Food Production. 23-26 September 2019, Bari, Italy. Pp. 125

•  Sofo A, Fausto C, Mininni AN, Dichio B (2019) Dynamic interactions between host plant and its symbiotic endophytic bacteria: the olive tree as a holobiont. Meeting of the working groups of ‘Molecular and Cellular Biology’ and ‘Biotechnology and Differentiation’. 12-14 June 2019, Naples, Italy. Pp. 14

•  Rendina N, Nuzzaci M, Scopa A, Sofo A, Cuypers A, Manfra M (2018) Influence of chitosan on the antioxidant status of tomato plants infected by Cucumber mosaic virus. 24th National Congress of the Italian Phytopathological Society (SIPaV). 5-7 September 2018, Ancona, Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology (2018) 100: 645-646. doi: 10.1007/s42161-018-0130-y

•  Pascazio S, Scagliola M, Sofo A, Mininni AN, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Crecchio C (2016) Effetti dell’agricoltura sostenibile sulla qualita del suolo di colture di oliveto e pescheto. 34th Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Agricultural Chemistry. 5-7 October 2016, Perugia, Italy. Pp. 20

•  Rendina N, Sofo A, Vitti A, Scopa A, Nuzzaci M (2016) Synergistic effect of Trichoderma and chitosan application in tomato for the control of Cucumber mosaic virus infection. 22nd Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Plant Pathology (SIPaV). 19-22 September 2016, Rome, Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology 98 (Supplement): S25

•  Xiloyannis C, Palese AM, Lardo E, Sofo A (2016) La gestione sostenibile dell’oliveto: benefici per la fertilita del suolo e la complessita dell’agroecosistema. 11th Scientific Days of the Italian Society of Horticulture, Floriculture and Fruit Growing (SOI). 14-16 September 2016, Bolzano, Italy. Acta Italus Hortus 20: 102. ISSN: 1127-3496

•  Mininni AN, Sofo A, Gallo V, Terzano R, Rizzuti A, Alegretta I, Dichio B (2016) Traceability of sustainable management practices through fruit metabolomic and ionomic profile. 11th Scientific Days of the Italian Society of Horticulture, Floriculture and Fruit Growing (SOI). 14-16 September 2016, Bolzano, Italy. Acta Italus Hortus 20: 89. ISSN: 1127-3496

•  Veloccia A, Fattorini L, Della Rovere F, Sofo A, D'Angeli S, Falasca G, Altamura MM (2016) Ethylene and auxin interaction in the control of adventitious rooting in planta in Arabidopsis thaliana. Meeting of the working groups of ‘Molecular and Cellular Biology’ and ‘Biotechnology and Differentiation’. 14-16 June 2016, Amantea (CS), Italy. Pp. 32

•  Spagnuolo M, Sofo A (2015) Sustainable farming systems: compromises and advantages in horticulture. Feeding the World: the Contribution of Research in Agricultural Chemistry to Sustainable Development. 9-12 February 2015, Piacenza, Italy. Pp. 10

•  Pascazio S, Sofo A, Weyens N, Ricciuti P, Crecchio C, Vangronsveld J, Xiloyannis C (2014) Increased bacterial diversity of olive phyllosphere and carposphere in an orchard managed by sustainable agricultural practices. III Convegno Nazionale dell'Olivo e dell'Olio. 26-28 November 2014, Bari, Italy. Poster.

•  Palese AM, Vignozzi N, Celano G, Dichio B, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C(2014) I vantaggi dell’inerbimento spontaneo in oliveti non irrigui. III Convegno Nazionale dell'Olivo e dell'Olio. 26-28 November 2014, Bari, Italy. Poster.

•  Sommella E, Pepe G, Manfra M, De Nisco M, Tenore GC, Giannetti D, Scopa A, Sofo A, Marzocco S, Adesso S, Novellino T, Campiglia P (2014) Anti-inflammatory potential and fast UHPLC-DAD-IT-TOF profiling of polyphenolic compounds extracted from green lettuce (Lactuca sativa L; var. Maravilla de Verano). 8th Meeting of the Italian Chemistry Society (SCI) - Nuove Prospettive in Chimica Farmaceutica. 9-11 June 2014, Parma, Italy. Session P-43.

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Magno R, Casacchia T, Curci M, Baronti S, Albanese L, Miglietta F, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C (2013) Parametri di qualita del suolo in un oliveto lavorato e in uno abbandonato. 2nd Convegno Nazionale dell’Olivo e dell’Olio. 21-23 September 2011, Perugia, Italy. Acta Italus Hortus 10: 141-145. ISBN: 978-88-905628-8-4

•  Vitti A, La Monaca E, Sofo A, Scopa A, Cuypers A, Nuzzaci M (2013) Attivita antivirale potenziale dell’agente di biocontrollo Trichoderma harzianum contro il virus del mosaico del cetriolo (CMV). 11th Congress of the Italian Association of Agricultural Societies (AISSA) - Food Security e Food Safety: una Sfida Globale. 12-14 November 2013, Piacenza, Italy. Pp. 75

•  Castronuovo D, Lovelli S, Candido V, Perniola M, Sofo A, Scopa A (2013) Effetti dell’irraggiamento con UV-C su piantine di pomodoro: primi risultati. 11th Congress of the Italian Association of Agricultural Scientific Societies (AISSA) - Food Security e Food Safety: una Sfida Globale. 12-14 November 2013, Piacenza, Italy. Pp. 47

•  Colacino C, Evangelista E, Scopa A, Sofo A (2013) Flora e vegetazione briofitica in cerrete adiacenti al Centro Oli Viggiano - Qualita dell’aria e biodiversita. Natura 2000 in Basilicata: percorsi di “contaminazione” tra natura, scienza, arte e cultura dei luoghi. 4-6 April 2013, Aliano (MT), Italy. Poster.

•  Lambardella EA, Scopa A, Colacino C, Evangelista E, Sofo A (2013) Caratteristiche ambientali del Lago Viceconte (Basilicata). Natura 2000 in Basilicata: percorsi di 'contaminazione' tra natura, scienza, arte e cultura dei luoghi. 4-6 Apri 2013, Aliano (MT), Italy. Poster.

•  Sofo A, Xiloyannis C, Palese AM, Scopa A (2013) Sustainable management for increasing soil microbial diversity in a Mediterranean agro-ecosystem. 5th Congress of the Italian Society for Evolutionary Biology (SIBE). 28-31 August 2013, Trento, Italy. Pp. 15-16

•  Sofo A, Scopa A, Vangronsveld J, Remans T, Sanita di Toppi L (2012) Cadmium, copper and zinc induce thiol-peptide production but do not affect gene expression involved in their synthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. 107th Congress of the Italian Botanical Society (SBI). 18-22 September 2012, Benevento, Italy. Session B2

•  Manfra M, De Nisco M, Bolognese A, Sofo A, Scopa A, Tenore GC, Salvatore C, Russo MT (2012) Polyphenolic profile in berry skin and wine or Vitis vinifera L cv. Aglianico (Basilicata, Italy). ChimAlsi_2012, IX Congresso Italiano di Chimica degli Alimenti, 'Food, Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals'. 3-7 June 2012, Ischia (NA), Italy. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture 24 (supplementary issue). Pp. 98.

•  Magno R, Sofo A, Palese AM, Casacchia T, Curci M, Baronti S, Albanese L, Miglietta F, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C (2011) Parametri di qualita del suolo in un oliveto lavorato e in uno abbandonato. II Convegno Nazionale dell’Olivo e dell’Olio. 21-23 September 2011, Perugia, Italy. Pp. 37

•  Pascazio S, Cuccovillo G, Sofo A, Ricciuti P, Crecchio C (2011) Caratterizzazione molecolare delle comunita batteriche in coltivazione tradizionale e sostenibile di olivo. 29th Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Agricultural Chemistry (SICA). 21-23 September 2011, Foggia, Italy. Pp. 91

 Lovelli S, Sofo A, Scopa A, Di Tommaso T, Perniola M (2011) Risposta ormonale e assimilativa del pomodoro coltivato in ambiente salino. 40th COngress of the Italian Society for Agronomy (SIA). 7-9 September 2011, Teramo, Italy. Pp. 294-295. ISBN: 9788-8902-27936

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Xiloyannis C, Crecchio C (2010) Effetti dell'applicazione di acque reflue urbane sulla componente biotica del suolo. La Qualità del Suolo in Relazione al suo Uso. 1 December 2010, Reggio Calabria, Italy.

•  Lucia P, Palma A, Sofo A, Scopa A (2010) L'uso della geostatistica ambientale per la caratterizzazione del sito inquinato di interesse nazionale di Tito. Sesta Conferenza Nazionale in Informatica e Pianificazione Urbana e Territoriale - INPUT 2010. 13-15 September 2010, Potenza, Italy. Pp. 437-459. ISBN: 978-88-96067-47-5

•  Sofo A, Palese AM, Celano G, Crecchio C, Xiloyannis C (2009) Variazioni qualitative e quantitative delle comunità microbiche del suolo in risposta a pratiche agronomiche sostenibili in un oliveto in ambiente semi-arido. 7th Congress of the Italian Association of Agricultural Societies (AISSA)- Agricoltura, Qualità dell'Ambiente e Salute. 2-4 December 2009, Ancona, Italy. Pp. 64-68

•  Sofo A, Palese AM. Celano G, Xiloyannis C (2009) Carbon dioxide uptake, partitioning and storage in Mediterranean fruit orchards. 11th Congress of the Italian Society of Life Sciences (FISV). 23-25 September 2009, Riva del Garda. Session D20.02

•  Palese AM, Sofo A, Casacchia T, Crecchio C, Celano G (2008) Proposta di una gestione sostenibile dell’oliveto finalizzata al ripristino della fertilita del suolo ed al potenziamento della capacita di stoccaggio della CO2 atmosferica. 2nd Congresso Nazionale Qualita del Suolo, Alimenti e Salute. 22-24 October 2008, Bari, Italy. Pp. 8

•  Sofo A, Ricciuti P, Pascazio S, Celano G, Dichio B (2007) Fingerprinting genetico e metabolico di comunità microbiche del suolo in un actinidieto sottoposto a differenti sistemi di gestione. 25th Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Agricultural Chemistry (SICA). 18-21 September 2007, Pisa, Italy.

•  Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Sofo A, D'Angella S (2007) Distribuzione dei carboidrati e dell'azoto in piante di pesco sottoposte a deficit idrico controllato durante il periodo post-raccolta. 5th Convegno Nazionale sulla Peschicoltura Meridionale. 29-30 September 2005, Locorotondo (BA), Italy. Pp. 211-220

•  Dichio B, Sofo A, Montanaro G, Tataranni G, Xiloyannis C (2007) Adattamenti fisiologici dell'olivo a condizioni di carenza idrica. 8th Scientific Days of the Italian Society of Horticulture, Floriculture and Fruit Growing (SOI). 8-11 May 2007, Sassari, Italy. Italus Hortus 14 (2): 87. ISNN: 1127-3496

•  Sofo A, Xiloyannis C, Celano G, Nuzzo V, Dichio B (2004) L'aumento della CO2 atmosferica: il ruolo della gestione del suolo e della chioma in piante di pesco allevate ad Y trasversale ed a vaso ritardato. 25th Convegno Peschicolo - Nuova Peschicoltura Sostenibile: Innovazione, Tecniche di Filiera, Nuove Varietà, Qualità e Mercato. 23-24 September 2004, Faenza (RV), Italy. Pp. 97-99

•  Xiloyannis C, Montanaro G, Sofo A, Dichio B (2004) Irrigazione sostenibile delle specie arboree da frutto in ambiente mediterraneo. Le Emergenze Ambientali. Movimento Azzurro e Parco della Murgia Materana. February-April 2004, Matera, Italy. Pp. 26-47

•  Sofo A, Dichio B, Xiloyannis C, Masia A (2004) Difese antiossidanti in olivo in condizioni di deficit idrico. 7th Scientific Days of the Italian Society of Horticulture, Floriculture and Fruit Growing (SOI). 4-6 May 2004, Naples, Italy. Pp. 467

•  Palese AM, Sofo A, Xiloyannis C (2003) Il contributo della olivicoltura alla mitigazione dell'effetto serra: uno studio del carbonio dall'atmosfera alla pianta di olivo. 4th Congresso Meridiani Foreste. Università degli Studi della Basilicata. 7-10 October 2003, Rifreddo (PZ), Italy. Pp. 44-45

•  Sofo A, Calbi C (2001) In vitro culture of explants from field-grown olive trees (Olea europaea L.). 45th Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Agricultural Genetics (SIGA). 26-29 September 2001, Salsomaggiore Terme (PR). Session 2.27. ISBN: 88-900622-1-5

 

Editorials

• Anjum NA, Khan NA, Sofo A, Baier M, Kizek R (2016) Editorial: Redox homeostasis managers in plants under environmental stresses. In: "Redox Homeostasis Managers in Plants under Environmental Stresses". Frontiers Media S.A. Losanna, Svizzera. Pp. 6-8. ISBN: 978-2-88919-878-8

•  Anjum NA, Khan NA, Sofo A, Baier M, Kizek R (2016) Editorial: Redox homeostasis managers in plants under environmental stresses. Frontiers in Environmental Science, section Environmental Toxicology 4: 35. doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00035

•  Sofo A (2015) Preface. In: Sofo A, 'Arabidopsis thaliana: Cultivation, Life Cycle and Functional Genomics'. Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, NY, USA. Pp. VII-IX. ISBN: 978-1-63482-152-0

•  Sofo A (2014) A new start. International Journal of Plant Biology 5: 5468 (7). doi: 10.4081/pb.2014.5468.

•  Sofo A (2011) Preface. In: Sofo A, 'Biodiversity'. InTech Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia. Pp. VII-VIII. ISBN: 978-953-307-715-4.

 

Other monographs

•  Biofuels: advantages, problems and real proximity of diffusion.

•  The microorganisms of wine.

•  Photomorphogenesis, effect of phytohormones and gene regulation during the life cycle of plants.

•  Biomolecular mechanisms involved in the reproductive cycle and in embryonic and floral tissue differentiation.

 

Theses

•  University of Basilicata (2007) - Degree in Plant Biotechnology - 'Analysis of fluorescence indexes and photoinhibition in two varieties of olive tree subjected to different levels of drought stress and light irradiance'

•  University of Basilicata (2005) - Degree in Biotechnology - 'Molecular study of the interaction Fragara vesca - Rhizoctonia fragariae'

•  University of Basilicata (2003) - PhD in Crop Productivity - 'Activities of antioxidant enzymes, levels of drought stress markers and analysis of physiological parameters in olive-tree plants (Olea europaea L.) under different levels of drought stress'

•  University of Bari (1997) - Degree in Biology - 'Productivity of the wetland ecosystem of Margherita di Savoia (FG - Italy) from 1996 to 1997’'

   
 
 
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