Montecchio Lucio

That's me (in the corner)
Full Professor of Forest Pathology and Ornamental trees pathology at the University of Padova, Italy.

His research focuses on trees' fitness: mycorrhizal communities’ composition, ecologic role of endophytic fungi, epidemiology and dynamics of diseases, biological control.
The current emphasis is on veteran trees as ecosystems.

Author of four patents; invited speaker to many internation symposia and workshops.

Core member at the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.