Loredana Barbarossa

Biological and molecular characterization of plant viruses and development of diagnostic tools. Molecular biology of Cucumber mosaic cucumovirus (CMV) and study of virus-satellite relationship. Development and evaluation of  RT-PCR methods and non-radioctive dot-blot hybridization assays for detection of plant viruses. Virus and virus-like diseases of Citrus. Molecular characterization and genetic variability analysis of Mediterranean Citrus Tristeza Virus isolates.

Projects

Articles and book chapters since 2008

  • 2013 - Piccoli RNA interferenti, immunità ai patogeni e applicazioni biotecnologiche - Pantaleo V., Barbarossa L. - Protezione delle colture, 1:11-19
  • 2010 - La tristeza degli agrumi e i rischi per l’agrumicoltura in Italia. - Barbarossa L., Saponari M. - Protezione Delle Colture , 3:22-27
  • 2009 - Interlaboratory evaluation of two Reverse-transcriptase Polymeric Chain Reaction-based methods for detection of four fruit tree viruses - Massart S., Brostaux Y., Barbarossa L., Batle A., César V., Dutrecq O., Fonseca F., Guillem R., Komorowska B., Olmos A., Steyer S., Wetzel T., Kummert J., Jijakli M.H. - Annals of Applied Biology, 154:133-141
  • 2008 - Inter-laboratory evaluation of a duplex RT-PCR method using crude extracts for the simultaneous detection of Prune dwarf virus and Prunus necrotic ringspot virus - Massart S., Brostaux Y., Barbarossa L., César V., Cieslinska M., Dutrecq O., Fonseca F., Guillem R., Lavina A., Olmos A., Steyer S., Wetzel T., Kummert J., Jijakli M.h. - European Journal Of Plant Pathology (10845J0), 122: 539-547