LUIGI MANFRINI - PhD. Dept. of Agricultural and Food Sciences, DISTAL, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna - focuses his research on application of new technologies and precision managements coupled with the effects of the environment on fruit tree physiology with the aim to develop new strategies to improve orchards sustainability maintaining high level of quality and yields. 

Currently involved in national and international projects addressing issues related to precision management implementation, sustainable fruit production and efficient resources use. Secretary of the EUFRIN Working Group on “Decision Support Systems”. Author of more than 60 publications in scientific and professional journals, PhD in fruit orchard management (since 2009) and M. Sci. in Agricultural Sciences and technologies (since 2004).