Member Card

Marco Grella

Membership start year 2018
Type PW
Role Member (data refer to 2021)
Institution / Organization / Company U&R | Univ. Torino, Dept. Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (DiSAFA)
Still in charge Yes
Address Largo Paolo Braccini 2, Centro Servizi SAMEV - 10127, Grugliasco
Country ITALY
Institution / Organization website https://en.disafa.unito.it/do/home.pl
E-mail marco.grella@unito.it
International call phone +393495623349
Scientific database https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5932-8495

Research activities key-words

  • Agricultural machinery and mechanization - agricultural mechanization
  • Agricultural machinery and mechanization - field crop sprayers
  • Agricultural machinery and mechanization - Pesticide application equipment

Publications

Publication 1
AUTHOR: Grella M., Miranda-Fuentes A., Marucco P., Balsari P., Gioelli F.
TITLE: Development of drift-reducing spouts for vineyard pneumatic sprayers: measurement of droplet size spectra generated and their classification
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: MDPI Switzerland, Applied Sciences, 10, 7826. DOI 10.3390/app10217826

Publication 2
AUTHOR: Grella M., Miranda-Fuentes A., Marucco P., Balsari P.
TITLE: Field assessment of a newly-designed pneumatic spout to contain spray drift in vineyards: evaluation of canopy distribution and off-target losses
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Wiley Online Library, Pest Management Science, 76, 4173–4191. DOI 10.1002/ps.5975

Publication 3
AUTHOR: Grella M., Marucco P., Balafoutis A.T., Balsari P.
TITLE: Spray drift generated in vineyard during under-row weed control and suckering: evaluation of direct and indirect drift-reducing techniques
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: MDPI Switzerland, Sustainability, 12, 5068. DOI 10.3390/su12125068

Publication 4
AUTHOR: Rincón V.J., Grella M., Marucco P., Eloi Alcatrão L., Sanchez-Hermosilla J., Balsari P.
TITLE: Spray performance assessment of a remote-controlled vehicle prototype for pesticide application in greenhouse tomato crops
YEAR: 2020
REFERENCES: Elsevier, Science of the Total Environment, 726, 138509. DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138509

Publication 5
AUTHOR: Grella M., Marucco P., Balsari P.
TITLE: Toward a new method to classify the airblast sprayers according to their potential drift reduction: comparison of direct and new indirect measurement methods
YEAR: 2019
REFERENCES: Wiley Online Library, Pest Management Science, 75(8), 2219-2235. DOI 10.1002/ps.5354

Publication 6
AUTHOR: Balsari P., Grella M., Marucco P., Matta F., Miranda-Fuentes A.
TITLE: Assessing the influence of air speed and liquid flow rate on the droplet size and homogeneity in pneumatic spraying
YEAR: 2019
REFERENCES: Wiley Online Library, Pest Management Science, 75, 366-379. DOI 10.1002/ps.5120

Publication 7
AUTHOR: Miranda-Fuentes A., Marucco P., Gonzalez-Sanchez E.J., Gil E., Grella M., Balsari, P.
TITLE: Developing strategies to reduce spray drift in pneumatic spraying vineyards: Assessment of the parameters affecting droplet size in pneumatic spraying
YEAR: 2018
REFERENCES: Elsevier, Science of the Total Environment, 616-617, 805-815. DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.10.242

Publication 8
AUTHOR: Grella M., Gil E., Balsari P., Marucco P., Gallart M.
TITLE: Advances in developing a new test method to assess spray drift potential from air blast sprayers
YEAR: 2017
REFERENCES: INIA, Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 15(3), e0207. DOI 10.5424/sjar/2017153-10580

Publication 9
AUTHOR: Grella M., Gallart M., Marucco P., Balsari P., Gil, E.
TITLE: Ground deposition and airborne spray drift assessment in vineyard and orchard: the influence of environmental variables and sprayer settings
YEAR: 2017
REFERENCES: MDPI Switzerland, Sustainability 2017, 9(5), 728. DOI 10.3390/su9050728

Publication 10
AUTHOR: Grella, M. Marucco, P. Manzone, M. Gallart, M. Balsari, P.
TITLE: Effect of sprayer settings on spray drift during pesticide application in poplar plantations (Populus spp.)
YEAR: 2017
REFERENCES: Elsevier, Science of the Total Environment 578, 427-439. DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.205