28 February 2017

Hilary Righini

Agronomist

– Actually: Phd student at the School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy.
– October 2015 Workshop ‘FAO – Technical training workshop on advancing aquaponics: an efficient use of limited resources’, Osimo (AN). Topic: ‘Plant production and health’;
– From December 2014: Cooperation with IRCI firm Spa, San Leo di Rimini (RN) Italy, for IRCIPONIC-Aquaponic project. Tasks performed: managment upbringing plants (lettuce, sweet basil, tomato, etc.), biological control against insect pests with predaceous and parasitoid insects.
– 22 Luglio 2014 Degree in Aricultural Science and Technology, Specialistic Course Plant Medicine, at the School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy. Final mark: 108/110.
– Experimental thesis at the Department of of Agricultural Science (DipSA)- Plant Pathology and Plant Protection. Thesis: “Effects of algae and Cyanobacterya extracts against Podosphaera xanthii on zucchini”.
– Scholarship for thesis careful investigation “Effects of algae and Cyanobacterya extracts against Podosphaera xanthii on zucchini” at the Spanish Center BEA (Banco Español de Algas FCPCT- ULPGC), University of Las Palmas, Gran Canary, Canary Islands, Spain
– Degree in Agricultural Science and Technology at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bologna, Italy. (Final mark 100/110) Experimental thesis at Department of Protection and Food Development-University of Bologna “Sensibility of Ampelomycs quisqualis and Beauveria bassiana to fungicides”
Publications and abstracts:
Roberti R., Righini H., Pérez C., (2016). Activity of seaweed and cyanobacteria water extracts against Podosphaera xanthii on zucchini. Italian Journal of Mycology 45, 66-77;

Roberti R., Galletti S., Burzi P. L., Righini H., Cetrullo S., Perez C.,( 2015). Induction of defence responses in zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) by Anabaena sp.water extract. Biological Control 82, 61-68;

Leonardi P., Righini H., Roberti R., (2014). Attività cellulosolitica di specie di Trichoderma e interazione pianta-patogeno. Micologia Italiana, anno XLIII (1-2-3), 58-67;

Roberti R., Burzi P.L., Righini H., Perez Reyes C., Galletti S., Garcia-Blairsy Reina G., Brunelli A., (2013). Chitinase isoforms in zucchini leaves treated by Nostoc sp. extract. IOBC-WPRS Bulletin of the Working Group “Biological Control of Fungal and Bacterial Plant Pathogens” 86, 249-252;

Roberti R., Righini H., Burzi P.L., Perez Reyes C., Galletti S., Guenaga L., Garcia-B. Reina G., (2013). Evaluation of the resistance induction in zucchini caused by foliar application of a Cyanobacteria extract. IOBC-WPRS Bulletin of the Working Group “Induced resistance in plants against insects and diseases” 88,197-200.

Meeting of the Working Group ‘Biological Control of Fungal and Bacterial Plant Pathogens’, Reims, France, 24-27 June 2012.
Roberti R., Pier Luigi Burzi, Hillary Righini, Carolina Perez Reyes, Stefania Galletti, Guillermo Garcia-Blairsy Reina, Agostino Brunelli (2012). Chitinase isoforms in zucchini leaves treated by Nostoc sp. extract

Meeting of the Working Group ‘Induced resistance in plantsagainst insects and diseases’, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 04-08 September 2011.
Roberti R., Righini H., Burzi P.L., Perez Reyes C., Galletti S., Guenaga L., Garcia-B. Reina G. (2011). ‘Evaluation of the resistance induction in zucchini caused by foliar application of a Nostoc sp. extract

XVII Congresso SIPAV-Bologna, 12-14 Settembre 2011.
Roberti R., Righini H., Burzi P.L., Perez Reyes C., Galletti S., Garcia-B. Reina G., (2011). Possible induction of systemic resistance in zucchini against powdery mildew following treatment with Cyanobacteria extracts. Journal of Plant Pathology, 93, 4, supplement, S4.55.

e-mail 1    hillary.righini2@unibo.it

e-mail 2    hillary.righini@libero.it