Andrea Monti

Dr. Andrea Monti

Alma Mater Studiorum

University of Bologna, Italy



2002  Ph.D., Crop Science, University of Bologna, Italy

1995  B.Sc., Degree in Agriculture Science, University of Bologna, Italy


  1. Don A., Osborne B., Carter M.S., Drewer J., Flessa H., Freibauer A., Hastings A., Hyvönen N., Jones M.B., Mander U., MONTI A., Skiba U., Silvestre N.D., Valentie J., Walter K., Zegada-Lizarazu W., Zenone T. Land-use change to bioenergy production in Europe: implications for the greenhouse gas balance and soil carbon. Global Change Biol. Bioen., doi: 10.1111/j.1757-1707.2011.01116.x.
  2. Baldini M., Danuso F., Rocca A., Bulfoni E., MONTI A., De Mastro G. Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) Productivity in Different Italian Growing Areas: a Modelling Approach. Italian J. Agron., 6 (20), 126-132.
  3. Zegada-Lizarazù W.E. and MONTI A. Energy crops in rotation: a review. Biomass Bioenerg. 35, 12-25. (IF (2009) 3.326)
  4. Bussotti, F., Pollastrini, M., Cascio, C., Desotgiu, R., Gerosa, G., Marzuoli, R., Nali, C., Lorenzini, G., Pellegrini, E., Carucci, M.G., Salvatori, E., Fusaro, L., Piccotto, M., Malaspina, P., Manfredi, A., Roccotello, E., Toscano, S., Gottardini, E., Cristofori, A., Fini, A., Weber, D., Baldassarre, V., Barbanti, L., MONTI, A., Strasser, R.J., Conclusive remarks. Reliability and comparability of chlorophyll fluorescence data from several field teams, Environ Exp Bot, doi:10.1016/j.envexpbot.2010.10.023. (IF (2009) 3.164)
  5. Fritsche U, Sims R and MONTI A. Direct and indirect land-use competition issues for energy crops and their sustainable production – an overview. Biofuels Bioprod. Bior. 4, 692-704 (IF (2009) 4.885)
  6. Christou M., Alexopoulou E., Panoutsou E. and MONTI A. Overview of the markets for energy crops in EU-27. Biofuels Bioprod. Bior.4, 605-619 (IF (2009) 4.885)
  7. Zegada-Lizarazù W.E., Elbersen W., Cosentino S.L., Zatta A., Alexopoulou E., MONTI A. . Agronomic aspects of future energy crops in Europe. Biofuels Bioprod. Bior. 4, 674-691. (IF (2009) 4.885)
  8. MONTI A., Askew M. Toward biofuels: an ongoing journey in EU (Editorial). Biofuels Bioprod. Bior. 4, 583–585. (IF (2009) 4.885)
  9. Zegada-Lizarazù W.E., Matteucci D., MONTI A. Critical review on energy balance of agricultural systems. Biofuels Bioprod. Bior. 4, 423-446. (IF (2009) 4.885)
  10. Torri C., Adamiano A., Fabbri D., Lindfords C., MONTI A., Oasmaa A. Comparative Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Pyrolysate from Herbaceous and Woody Energy Crops by Analytical Pyrolysis with ICP-AED and MS detection. J. Anal. Appl. Pyrol. 88. 175-180. (IF (2009) 2.111)
  11. Baldini M., Danuso F., Rocca A., Bulfoni E., MONTI A., De Mastro G. Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus L.) Productivity in Different Italian Growing Areas: a Modelling Approach. Italian J. Agron./Riv. Agron. Accepted.
  12. Nissen L., Zatta A., Stefanini I., Grandi S., Sgorbati B., Biavati B., MONTI A. Characterization and antimicrobial activity of essential oils of industrial hemp varieties (Cannabis sativa L.). Fitoterapia 5, 413-419 (IF (2009) 1.363)
  13. MONTI A., Fazio S., Venturi G. Credle-to-Farm Gate Life Cycle Assessment in Perennial Energy Crops. Europ. J. Agron. 31, 77-84. (IF (2009) 2.419)
  14. MONTI A., Zatta A. Root Distribution and Soil Moisture Retrieval in Perennial and Annual Energy Crops in Northern Italy. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 132, 252-259. (IF (2009) 3.130)
  15. MONTI A., Bezzi G., Venturi G. Internal conductance under different light conditions along the plant profile of Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Brown.). J. Exp. Bot. 60 (8), 2341-2350. (IF (2009) 4.271)
  16. MONTI A., Fazio S., Venturi G. The Discrepancy between Plot and Field Yields: Harvest and Storage Losses of Switchgrass. Biomass Bioenerg. 33, 841-847. (IF (2009) 3.326)
  17. MONTI A., Bezzi G., Pritoni G. Venturi G. Long-Term Productivity of Lowland and Upland Switchgrass Cytotypes as Affected by Cutting Frequency. Bioresour. Technol. 99/16, 7425-7432. (IF (2008) 4.453)
  18. MONTI A., Di Virgilio N., Venturi G. Mineral composition and ash content of six major energy crops. Biomass Bioenerg. 32, 3, 216-223. (IF (2008) 2.540)
  19. Barbanti L., MONTI A., Pritoni G., Vecchi A., Venturi G. Testing Resource Use-Efficiency in Annual Energy Crops. Ital. J. Agron./Riv Agron. 3 (suppl.), 475-476.
  20. MONTI A., Barbanti L., Venturi G. Photosynthesis on individual leaves of sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) during the ontogeny at variable water regimes. Ann. Appl. Biol. 151, 155-165. (IF (2007) 1.752)