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Jun 25 2024


11:00 am - 1:00 pm


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Webinar: The microbiome in our lives. The connections and interactions between soil plants and food

Free webinar on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on World Microbiome Day. Sign up to attend the event

The webinar “The Microbiome in Our Lives. The Connections and Interactions Between Soil, Plants and Food” is a must-attend event for those interested in understanding the deep connections between soil, plants and human health. This webinar will be held on June 25, 2024 on World Microbiome Day and will offer a multidisciplinary view on how the soil microbiome affects food quality and human well-being, with a special focus on regenerative agriculture, microbiome interactions, the living soil concept, and the One-Health approach.

The soil microbiome is a key element in the quality of our crops and, consequently, our food supply. Recent studies have shown that soil and plant microbiomes influence not only food composition and quality, but also the human microbiome, creating a direct link between soil and plant health and our well-being. The “Mediterranean diet,” widely recognized as one of the most balanced and healthy diets, owes its richness in vitamins, minerals and bioactive compounds such as polyphenols also to the quality of the soil in which its plants grow. This demonstrates the importance of living and healthy soil, not only for food production, but for global health according to the concept of One-Health, which emphasizes the interconnection between the health of humans, animals and ecosystems.


  • The Living Soil and One-Health
    Vincenzo Michele Sellitto, Director of the Soil Museum (Pertosa SA), University of Timisoara
  • The soil microbiome in the service of primary production
    Annamaria Bevivino, ENEA – Department of Sustainability of Productive and Territorial Systems.
  • Interactions between soil microbiome and human microbiome
    Duccio Cavalieri, University of Florence
  • Interactions between soil and plant microorganisms and their influence on the nutraceutical characteristics of foods
    Manuela Giovannetti, University of Pisa

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The event is valid as recognition of CFP-Professional Training Credits.