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Cristiana Sbrana


+39 050 2216644

sbrana * ibba.cnr.it


ORCID ID: 0000-0002-8058-8566

Parole chiave

Diversità genetica e funzionale di funghi micorrizici; Riconoscimento self/nonself tra funghi micorrizici; Interazioni pianta-fungo simbionte; Impatto di pratiche agricole sulle comunità microbiche del suolo; Dinamica dei nutrienti nelle simbiosi micorriziche; Miglioramento delle proprietà nutrizionali/nutraceutiche degli alimenti vegetali mediante l'uso di simbionti micorrizici; Sicurezza microbiologica degli alimenti

Pubblicazioni recenti

Giovannini, L., Palla, M., Agnolucci, M., Avio, L., Sbrana, C., Turrini, A., Giovannetti, M. 2020. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and associated microbiota as plant biostimulants: research strategies for the selection of the best performing inocula. Agronomy 10:106.

de Novais, C.B., Avio, L., Giovannetti, M., de Faria, S.M., Siqueira, J.O., Sbrana, C. 2019. Interconnectedness, length and viability of arbuscular mycorrhizal mycelium as affected by selected herbicides and fungicides. Applied Soil Ecology 143: 144-152.

de Novais, C.B., Giovannetti, M., de Faria, S.M., Sbrana, C. 2019. Two herbicides, two fungicides and spore-associated bacteria affect Funneliformis mosseae extraradical mycelium structural traits and viability. Mycorrhiza 29: 341-349

Vangelisti, A., Mascagni, F., Giordani, T., Sbrana, C., Turrini, A., Cavallini, A., Giovannetti, M., Natali, L. 2019. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi induce the expression of specific retrotransposons in roots of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). PloS one 14 (2)

Avio, L., Turrini, A., Giovannetti, M., Sbrana, C. 2018. Designing the ideotype mycorrhizal symbionts for the production of healthy food. Frontiers in Microbiology/Plant Science, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01089

De Vita, P., Avio, L., Sbrana, C., Laidò, G., Marone, D., Mastrangelo, A.M., Cattivelli, L., Giovannetti, M. 2018. Genetic markers associated to arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization in durum wheat. Scientific Reports, 8: 10612. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-29020-6

Pepe, A., Giovannetti, M., Sbrana, C. 2018. Lifespan and functionality of mycorrhizal fungal mycelium are uncoupled from host plant lifespan. Scientific Reports, 8: 10235. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28354-5.

Vangelisti, A., Natali, L., Bernardi, R., Sbrana, C., Turrini, A., Hassani-Pak, K., Hughes, D., Cavallini, A., Giovannetti, M., Giordani, T. 2018. Transcriptome changes induced by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) roots. Scientific Reports, 8: 4. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-18445-0

Sbrana, C., Strani, P., Pepe, A., de Novais, C.B., Giovannetti, M. 2018. Divergence of Funneliformis mosseae populations over 20 years of laboratory cultivation, as revealed by vegetative incompatibility and molecular analysis. Mycorrhiza, 28: 329-341.

Turrini, A., Bedini, A., Loor, M.B., Santini, G., Sbrana, C., Giovannetti, M., Avio, L. 2018. Local diversity of native arbuscular mycorrhizal symbionts differentially affects growth and nutrition of three crop plant species. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 54: 203-217.

Tavarini, S., Passera, B., Martini, A., Avio, L., Sbrana, C., Giovannetti, M., Angelini, L.G. 2018. Plant growth, steviol glycosides and nutrient uptake as affected by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and phosphorous fertilization in Stevia rebaudiana Bert. Industrial Crops and Products, 111: 899-907.

Avio, L., Sbrana, C., Giovannetti, M., Frassinetti, S. 2017. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi affect total phenolics content and antioxidant activity in leaves of oak leaf lettuce varieties. Scientia Horticulturae, 224: 265-271.

Pepe, A., Sbrana, C., Ferrol, N., Giovannetti, M. 2017. An in vivo whole-plant experimental system for the analysis of gene expression in extraradical mycorrhizal mycelium. Mycorrhiza, 27: 659-668.

Novais, C.B., Pepe, A., Siqueira, J.O., Giovannetti, M., Sbrana, C. 2017. Compatibility and incompatibility in hyphal anastomosis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Scientia Agricola, 74: 411-416.

Njeru, E. M., Bocci, G., Avio, L., Sbrana, C., Turrini, A., Giovannetti, M., Bàrberi, P. 2017. Functional identity has a stronger effect than diversity on mycorrhizal symbiosis and productivity of field grown organic tomato. European Journal of Agronomy, 86: 1-11.


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