Lead Partner

Società Agricola Trapani Srl

Contrada Fornara, 270 – MARSALA (TP)

Trapani Piante is a horticultural company that was founded in Marsala in 1962 by its founder, Antonio Trapani. In the early 1970s, Antonio Trapani diversified its production by cultivating Kentia palms, Chamaedorea, and Ficus.

Today, Trapani Piante produces a wide range of Mediterranean plants for customers throughout Europe. In its 360,000 square meters of greenhouses and shade structures, they produce Kentia palms, Chamaedorea, Cycas Revoluta, Laurus Nobilis, Olea Europea, Citrus Limon, Calamondin, Kumquat, and flowering plants (Hibiscus, Dipladenia, Camellia Japonica, Solanum Jasminoides, Cyclamen Persicum, Rosa).

With the rigorous production standards that have distinguished and established their production, Trapani Piante cultivates a vast area with the assistance of qualified labor and the use of the most modern technologies.

Operational Partners

Samperi Società Cooperativa Agricola

C.da Fornara n. 268 – 91025 Marsala

Azienda Agricola Pipitone Nicolò

C/da Strasatti n. 884 – 91025 Marsala (TP)

Azienda Lombardo Giuseppe Giovanni

C/da Cozzaro n. 156/A – 91025 Marsala (TP)

Azienda Agricola Bilello Roberto

C/da Berbarello n. 590 – 91025 Marsala (TP)

Azienda Agricola Angileri Vincenzo

C.da Rakalia n. 29 – 91025 Marsala (TP)

Azienda Agricola Russo Vincenzo

C.da Strasatti n. 604 Int – 91025 Marsala (TP)

Campo d'Oro di Licata Paolo & c. S.a.s.

Località Scunchipane snc – 92019 Sciacca (AG)

Agrobiotech Soc. Coop.

ZI Blocco Palma I Stradale - V. Lancia n. 57 - 95121 Catania (CT)

Research Entities

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Forestry Sciences

The research topics of the Department of SAAF fall within the broader field of agricultural, agri-food, forestry, and environmental sciences. In particular, the Department of SAAF aims to promote, organize, and coordinate basic and applied research lines of agricultural, agro-livestock, agro-forestry, forestry, and related products in different environments. This includes interactions that occur at various levels between different botanical, agronomic, pedological, biological, climatological, natural, faunistic, microbiological, pathological, and defense components. The department also focuses on aspects related to the protection and enhancement of agricultural and forestry landscapes, the design of hydraulic and forestry works, water resource management criteria, as well as agricultural and forestry economics, valuation, market and marketing of agri-food, forestry, and environmental goods, machinery, and systems for the agricultural and forestry sector, green spaces, and agribusiness.

Department of Agriculture, Food, and Environment

The mission of Di3A is to produce high-quality scientific research with a significant social and economic impact and to organize study programs and other educational activities with highly innovative content and educational objectives designed to meet the current needs of society and the job market, with particular reference to agricultural and food production and environmental protection in the Mediterranean Basin. The department brings together professors and researchers from various fields: agricultural and veterinary sciences, biological sciences, mathematical and computer sciences, historical, philosophical, pedagogical, and psychological sciences. They conduct research activities in the field of agroecosystem management, food and non-food crops, plant biotechnology, agricultural chemistry, food technology, animal biotechnology, and livestock production. The department has suitable educational facilities, well-equipped modern laboratories, and rich libraries to support research and teaching activities.