Micropropagation is a plant propagation technique of high importance in Italy. A census of some years ago estimeed in almost 25 millions the plants produced by micropropagation. Fruit plants represent more than 70% of this production, confirming the... >>
The term ‘cryopreservation’ (cryogenic preservation) refers to the storage of cells, tissues and organs at the ultra-low temperature of liquid nitrogen (-196°C). At this temperature, the vegetative cells enters in a state of “absolute quiescence”, as... >>
The characterization of the materials is an essential condition to provide the proper use and exploitation.
Through the use of different test equipment are studied and verified the properties of wood and derived products. The main research activities... >>
The research activity of Wood Biodegradation and Wood Preservation Laboratory is focused on the durability of wood against wood-destroying organisms, especially fungi, insects and marine borers. The natural durability of wood is an intrinsic... >>
The work done under the Cultural Heritage by IVALSA is aimed to the study of the state of preservation of the material constituting the artefacts - whether a painting on wood, the ceiling of a church or a Roman ship - through the characterization of... >>