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Massimo Iorizzo

Associate Professor

600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081



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PhD University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)

MS University of Naples “Federico II” (Italy)

Area(s) of Expertise

Dr. Massimo Iorizzo’s research focuses on genetics, genomics, germplasm improvement and breeding of small fruits (strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, etc.) and vegetable crops. He researches the health-promoting phytoactive compounds inherent in fruits and vegetables, while also investigating strategies for selecting, concentrating and preserving these phytochemicals.


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