Francesco Di Gioia

Assistant Professor of Vegetable Crop Science

Francesco Di Gioia

Research Summary

Plant nutrition, plant physiological and biochemical response to environmental and abiotic stress conditions, sustainable vegetable production, agrobiodiversity, agronomic biofortification, food and nutrition security.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Soil Tomatoes Disinfestation Fumigation Fresh Market Nitrates Production Technology Brassica Rapa Glucosinolates Weed Control Cooking Nitrous Oxide Microgreens Molasses Shoots Antioxidants Edible Plants Soil Fumigation Herbicides Carbon Fruit Yield Nitrogen Pathogens Fomesafen Nematode Control

Most Recent Papers

The beneficial health effects of vegetables and wild edible greens: The case of the mediterranean diet and its sustainability

Elena Chatzopoulou, Márcio Carocho, Francesco Di Gioia, Spyridon Petropoulos, 2020, Applied Sciences (Switzerland) on p. 9144

Integrating cover crops as a source of carbon for anaerobic soil disinfestation

Luca Vecchia, Francesco Di Gioia, Antonio Ferrante, Jason C. Hong, Charles White, Erin N. Rosskopf, 2020, Agronomy

Organic Amendments for Pathogen and Nematode Control

Erin Rosskopf, Francesco Di Gioia, Jason Hong, Cristina Pisani, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle, 2020, Annual Review of Phytopathology on p. 277-311

Evaluating anaerobic soil disinfestation and other biological soil management strategies for open-field tomato production in Florida

Bodh Paudel, Francesco Di Gioia, Xin Zhao, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Jason Hong, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle, Cristina Pisani, Erin Rosskopf, 2020, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems on p. 274-285

Wild and cultivated centaurea raphanina subsp. Mixta: A valuable source of bioactive compounds

Spyridon A. Petropoulos, Ângela Fernandes, Maria Ines Dias, Carla Pereira, Ricardo Calhelha, Francesco Di Gioia, Nikolaos Tzortzakis, Marija Ivanov, Marina Sokovic, Lillian Barros, Isabel C.F.R. Ferreira, 2020, Antioxidants

Defining anaerobic soil disinfestation through changes in the microbiome

J. C. Hong, F. Di Gioia, J. B. Jones, W. Turechek, N. Kokalis-Burelle, C. W. Johns, N. L. Finley, M. Ozores-Hampton, G. McCollum, E. N. Rosskopf, 2020, Acta Horticulturae on p. 97-110

Anaerobic soil disinfestation

E. N. Rosskopf, F. Di Gioia, J. C. Hong, M. Ozores-Hampton, X. Zhao, Z. Black, Z. Gao, C. Wilson, J. Thomas, J. B. Jones, D. M. Butler, U. Shrestha, K. Sattanno, A. DeLong, M. Swisher, N. Kokalis-Burelle, J. Wang, Z. Li, L. Shi, C. Pisani, H. Guo, Q. Zhu, B. Paudel, C. W. Johns, N. L. Finley, J. Muramoto, J. Albano, C. Shennan, 2020, Acta Horticulturae on p. 23-35

Evaluation of Dominus® (allylisothiocyanate) for tomato and bell pepper production

E. N. Rosskopf, J. C. Hong, N. Kokalis-Burelle, C. Pisani, F. Di Gioia, J. B. Jones, B. Booker, M. Keely, B. Aglave, S. Yates-Yarbrough, F. Sances, 2020, Acta Horticulturae on p. 337-345

Anaerobic soil disinfestation

F. Di Gioia, J. C. Hong, M. Ozores-Hampton, X. Zhao, C. Wilson, J. Thomas, Z. Li, C. Pisani, H. Guo, B. Paudel, J. Albano, D. M. Butler, E. N. Rosskopf, 2020, Acta Horticulturae on p. 51-61

Dissipation of fomesafen in fumigated, anaerobic soil disinfestation-treated, and organic-amended soil in Florida tomato production systems

Zhuona Li, Francesco Di Gioia, Jeong In Hwang, Jason Hong, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Xin Zhao, Cristina Pisani, Erin Rosskopf, Patrick Christopher Wilson, 2020, Pest Management Science on p. 628-635

Most-Cited Papers

Grafting improves tomato salinity tolerance through sodium partitioning within the shoot

Francesco Di Gioia, Angelo Signore, Francesco Serio, Pietro Santamaria, 2013, Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science on p. 855-862

Physicochemical, agronomical and microbiological evaluation of alternative growing media for the production of rapini (Brassica rapa L.) microgreens

Francesco Di Gioia, Palmira De Bellis, Carlo Mininni, Pietro Santamaria, Francesco Serio, 2017, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture on p. 1212-1219

Effect of cooking methods on antioxidant activity and nitrate content of selected wild Mediterranean plants

Francesca Boari, Maria Cefola, Francesco Di Gioia, Bernardo Pace, Francesco Serio, Vito Cantore, 2013, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition on p. 870-876

Anaerobic soil disinfestation impact on soil nutrients dynamics and nitrous oxide emissions in fresh-market tomato

Francesco Di Gioia, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Xin Zhao, John Thomas, Patrick Wilson, Zhuona Li, Jason Hong, Joseph Albano, Marilyn Swisher, Erin Rosskopf, 2017, Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment on p. 194-205

Glucosinolate profile of Eruca sativa, Diplotaxis tenuifolia and Diplotaxis erucoides grown in soil and soilless systems

Francesco Di Gioia, Pinarosa Avato, Francesco Serio, Maria Pia Argentieri, 2018, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis on p. 197-204

A decision support system (GesCoN) for managing fertigation in vegetable crops. Part II—model calibration and validation under different environmental growing conditions on field grown tomato

Giulia Conversa, Anna Bonasia, Francesco Di Gioia, Antonio Elia, 2015, Frontiers in Plant Science

Culinary Assessment of Self-Produced Microgreens as Basic Ingredients in Sweet and Savory Dishes

Massimiliano Renna, Di Gioia, Francesco, Beniamino Leoni, Carlo Mininni, Pietro Santamaria, 2017, Journal of Culinary Science and Technology on p. 126-142

The effects of anaerobic soil disinfestation on weed and nematode control, fruit yield, and quality of florida fresh-market tomato

Francesco Di Gioia, Monica Ozores-Hampton, Jason Hong, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle, Joseph Albano, Xin Zhao, Zack Black, Zhifeng Gao, Kelly Moore, Marilyn Swisher, Haichao Guo, Erin N. Rosskopf, Chris Wilson, John Thomas, 2016, Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science on p. 703-711

Impacts of anaerobic soil disinfestation and chemical fumigation on soil microbial communities in field tomato production system

Haichao Guo, Xin Zhao, Erin N. Rosskopf, Francesco Di Gioia, Jason C. Hong, David H. McNear, 2018, Applied Soil Ecology on p. 165-173

Effects of nitrogen rates on nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium partitioning, accumulation, and use efficiency in seepage-irrigated fresh market tomatoes

Monica Ozores-Hampton, Francesco Di Gioia, Shinjiro Sato, Eric Simonne, Kelly Morgan, 2015, Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science on p. 1636-1643