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Pietro (Pete) Iannetta

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Ecological Sciences
+44 (0)844 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK

Pete is an Agroecologist who studies sustainable system design from the perspective of highly productive intercrop based systems.

He has a special foci on the provisions which may be made by biological nitrogen fixation by legumes, legume agronomy, rhizobial inoculum and seed biotechnology.   

Current research interests 

As Principle Investigator

Past research 

Pete has a broad research experience spanning over 20 years during and has reported extensively on biology and ecology in relation to:

  • biological nitrogen fixation
  • environmental pathology
  • crop ripening and quality traits
  • functional and genetic diversity of wild plants
  • wild plant and crop coexistence.


Recent Peer-reviewed Publications


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  • Phone: +44 (0)844 928 5428
  • Craigiebuckler Aberdeen AB15 8QH Scotland
  • Invergowrie Dundee DD2 5DA Scotland
A Scottish charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered in Scotland No SC374831.
Registered office: The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie Dundee DD2 5DA. Charity No SCO41796

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.