Director Regional Institute for Floriculture (IRF)
Margherita Beruto is a biologist specialized in the field of plant biotechnologies with attention to micropropagation. In 1997 she received her Ph.D. from the University of Ghent (Belgium) and in 2013 she was awarded the title of part-time Professor of the University of Henan (China). Since 2009, she has been Director of the Regional Institute for Floriculture (IRF), an instrumental body of the Liguria Region whose mission is to support the local horticultural productive chain. The skills acquired, as evidenced by numerous scientific publications and participations in national and international research groups, have been directed towards the production quality and the obtaining of new products that have been enhanced by the interaction with local SMEs. She has been a member of national and international judging juries for ornamental plants.