PlantStressLab - Claudio Lovisolo

Professor in Plant Physiology. His main expertise is plant water transport in plants and adaptation to water stress. His studies focus on grapevine responses to drought stress and non-hydraulic signalling in droughted plants.

claudio.lovisolo@unito.it

A new idea:

AIR-SENTINEL, a low-cost mini-phytotron for measuring the adaptations of plants to carbon dioxide and air temperature.

Recent projects

CARBOSTRESS


Recent publications


Francesca Secchi, Chiara Pagliarani, Silvia Cavalletto, Francesco Petruzzellis, Giulia Tonel, Tadey Savi, Giuliana Tromba, Maria Margherita Obertino, Claudio Lovisolo, Andrea Nardini, Maciej A. Zwieniecki (2021) Chemical inhibition of xylem cellular activity impedes the removal of drought-induced embolisms in poplar stems – new insights from micro-CT analysis. New Phytologist 229, 2: 820-830 https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16912
Visentin, Ivan; Pagliarani, Chiara; Deva, Eleonora; Caracci, Alessio; Turečková, Veronika; Novák, Ondřej; Lovisolo, Claudio; Schubert, Andrea; Cardinale, Francesca (2020) A novel strigolactone-miR156 module controls stomatal behaviour during drought recovery. Plant, Cell & Environment 43, 7: 1613-1624 https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13758
Caser M, Chitarra W, D'Angiolillo F, Perrone I, Demasi S, Lovisolo C, Pistelli L, Pistelli L, Scariot V (2019) Drought stress adaptation modulates plant secondary metabolite production in Salvia dolomitica Codd. Ind Crops Prod 129: 85-96 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.11.068
Caser M, D’Angiolillo F, Chitarra W, Lovisolo V, Ruffoni B, Pistelli L, Pistelli L, Scariot V (2018) Ecophysiological and phytochemical responses of Salvia sinaloensis Fern. to drought stress. Plant Growth Reg 84:383–394 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10725-017-0349-1
Carlomagno A, Novello V, Ferrandino A, Genre A, Lovisolo C, Hunter JJ (2018) Pre-harvest berry shrinkage in cv 'Shiraz' (Vitis vinifera L.): understanding sap flow by means of tracing. Scientia Hort 233: 394–406 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2018.02.014
Lavoie-Lamoureux A, Sacco D, Risse P-A, Lovisolo C (2017) Factors influencing stomatal conductance in response to water availability in grapevine: a meta-analysis. Physiol plantarum 159:468–482 https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12530
Caser M, Lovisolo C, Scariot V (2017). The influence of water stress on growth, ecophysiology and ornamental quality of potted Primula vulgaris 'Heidy' plants. New insights to increase water use efficiency in plant production. Plant Growth Reg 83:361-373 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10725-017-0301-4
Pagliarani C, Vitali M, Ferrero M, Vitulo N, Incarbone M, Lovisolo C, Valle G, Schubert A (2017) The accumulation of miRNAs differentially modulated by drought stress is affected by grafting in grapevine. Plant Physiol 173: 2180-2195 https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.16.01119
Lovisolo C, Lavoie-Lamoureux A, Tramontini S, Ferrandino A (2016) Grapevine adaptations to water stress: new perspectives about soil/plant interactions. Theor Exp Plant Phys 28:53–66 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40626-016-0057-7
Vitali M, Cochard H, Gambino G, Ponomarenko A, Perrone I, Lovisolo C (2016) VvPIP2;4N aquaporin involvement in controlling leaf hydraulic capacitance and resistance in grapevine. Physiol plantarum 158:284–296 https://doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12463
Caser M, D’Angiolillo F, Chitarra W, Lovisolo V, Ruffoni B, Pistelli L, Pistelli L, Scariot V (2016) Water deficit regimes trigger changes in valuable physiological andphytochemical parameters in Helichrysum petiolare Hilliard & B.L.Burtt. Industrial Crops Prod 83:680–692 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2015.12.053
Secchi F, Schubert A, Lovisolo C (2016) Changes in air CO2 concentration differentially alter transcript levels of NtAQP1 and NtPIP2;1 aquaporin genes in tobacco leaves. Int J Mol Sci 17:567 https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms17040567
Visentin I, Vitali M, Ferrero M, Zhang Y, Ruyter-Spira C, Novak O, Strmad M, Lovisolo C, Schubert A, Cardinale F (2016) Low levels of strigolactones in roots as a component of the systemic signal of drought stress in tomato. New Phytol 212:954:963 https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14190 Pantaleo V, Vitali M, Boccacci P, Miozzi L, Cuozzo D, Chitarra W, Mannini F, Lovisolo C, Gambino G (2016) Novel functional microRNAs from virus-free and infected Vitis vinifera plants under water stress. Sci Rep 6, Article number: 20167 https://doi.org/10.1038/srep20167