The Experimental Centre-Pilot Farm of Castelvolturno (CE) has a great importance within the Department of Agricultural Sciences. It was necessary as a "laboratory" of Agricultural Chemistry, keeping its functions in the years up to now. The researchers of the Department of Agricultural Sciences can perform directly in the open field, the scientific investigations in the agricultural chemistry field. The Centre consists of: i, Business Centre of about 14 acres; ii, Podere Fiorillo of about 9 acres; iii, Vecchio Campo of about 22 acres. The Centre is equipped with buildings that are sufficient to meet the needs of the company, as well as machines, equipment, and facilities essential for carrying out scientific programs and experimental activities by the researchers of the Department of Agricultural Sciences. The field (45 acres) is divided into plots of 3300 m2 equipped with irrigation system. The Centre has a meteorological station included in UCEA national network of the MIPAAF. The research activity is currently aimed to: i, define the criteria for the optimization of production systems and the application of innovative strategies in the "sustainable agriculture" context; ii, identify and develop high efficiency fertilization models for the plant production and for the protection of environmental resources; iii, improve the plant nutrition. The results obtained have been published in international journals or in addition to numerous master degree and doctoral thesis.
Via Pietro Pagliuca - 81030 - Castel Volturno (CE)
Vincenzo Di Meo tel. 0823859595
The results obtained have been published in international journals or in addition to numerous master degree and doctoral thesis.
Via Giustino Fortunato, 3 - 84092 - Bellizzi (SA)
Prof. Giancarlo Barbieri
Prof. Paolo Masi
Dott. Giampaolo Raimondi