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Rodolfo Picchio

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Institution: Tuscia University                                                                                                    
Department of Agriculture, Forests, Nature and Energy

Forest Utilization Lab

Role in the Action: WG 4

Phonenumber: +39 0761357400



Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • short rotation coppice
  • reduced impact logging
  • resilience, ecosystem services
  • conversion of coppices to high forest and back
  • environmental impact assessment in forest operations

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Calienno L., Lo Monaco A., Pelosi C., Picchio R., Modelling colour and chemical changes on beech wood with or without red heartwood; rivista Wood Science and Technology Volume 48, Issue 6, 2014, Pages 1167-1180-

  • Verani, S., Sperandio, G., Picchio, R., Marchi, E., Costa, C. Sustainability assessment of a self-consumption wood-energy chain on small scale for heat generation in central Italy. Energies, Volume 8, Issue 6, 2015, Pages 5182-5197-

  • Tavankar F., Bonyad A., Marchi E., Venanzi R., Picchio R. Effect of logging wounds on diameter growth of beech (Fagus orientalis Lipsky) trees following selection cutting in Caspian forests of Iran; New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science (2015) 45:19, 3-7-

  • Venanzi R., Picchio R., Piovesan G. Silvicultural and logging impact on soil characteristics in Chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) Mediterranean coppice. Ecological Engineering, Volume 92, 2016, Pages 82-89-

  • Marchi E., Picchio R., Mederski P.S., Vusić D., Perugini M., Venanzi R. Impact of silvicultural treatment and forest operation on soil and regeneration in Mediterranean Turkey oak (Quercus cerris L.) coppice with standards. Ecological Engineering, Volume 95, 2016, Pages 475-484-

  • Lo Monaco A, Calienno L, Pelosi C, Balletti F, Agresti G, Picchio R, 2014. Technical properties of beech wood from aged coppices in Italy. iForest, Volume 8, 4 June 2014, Article number A13, Pages 82-88-

  • Marchi E., Picchio R., Spinelli R., Verani S., Venanzi R., Certini G., Environmental impact assessment of different logging methods in pine forests thinning; rivista Ecological Engineering 70 (on September) (2014) 429–436-

  • Picchio R., Neri F., Petrini E., Verani S., Marchi E., Certini G., Machinery-induced soil compaction in thinning of conifer stands; Forest Ecology and Management, 2012, 285, 38-43-

  • Ferreira R. C., Lo Monaco A., Picchio R., Schirone A., Vessella F., Schirone B., Studying the wood to protect an endangered species: the case of Picconia azorica (Tutin) Knobl.; rivista IAWA Journal, 2012, 33(4), 375-390-

  • Picchio R., Magagnotti N., Sirna A., Spinelli R., Improved winching technique to reduce logging damage; rivista Ecological engineering, 2012, 47, 83-86-

  • Picchio R., Sirna A., Sperandio G., Spina R., Verani S., Mechanized harvesting of eucalypt coppice for biomass production using high mechanization level; rivista Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering, 2012, 33(1), 15-24-

  • Picchio R., Spina R., Maesano M., Carbone F., Lo Monaco A., Marchi E., Stumpage value in the short wood system for the conversion into high forest of a oak coppice; rivista Forestry Studies in China, 2011, 13(4): 252–262, DOI 10.1007/s11632-013-0411-7-

  • Marchi E., Verani S., Sperandio G., Sirna A., Picchio R., Short rotation coppice in a self-consumption wood energy micro-chain in Center Italy, LCA analysis; abstract proceeding XXIII IUFRO World Congress: “Forest for the future: Sustaining society and the environment”. 23-28 August 2010 - Seoul, Republic of Corea, International Forestry Review, 2010, 12 (5), 174-

  • Picchio R., Maesano M., Savelli S., Marchi E., Productivity and energy balance in the conversion into high forest system of a Quercus cerris L. coppice in Central Italy; rivista Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering, 2009, 1, p. 15-26-



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