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BRIEF CURRICULUM VITAE
ZOI M. PARISSI

OFFICΕ ADDRESS: Section of Range Science P.O. Box (236)
School of Forestry and Natural Environment Aristotle University
54 124Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone: + (30) (2310) 998936,
Fax: + (30) (2310) 998886
E-mail: pz@for.auth.gr

HOME ADDRESS: Doiranis 12
546 39 Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone: + (30) (2310) 853120

PERSONAL DATA
Born: 1967 Thessaloniki, Greece
Marital Status: Married with two children
Citizen ship: Greek

EDUCATION
B.S. in Forestry, Aristotle University, 1990
Master of Science on Animal Science, Dept. of Agriculture, 1998.
Ph.D. in Range Science, School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Lab. of Range Science Aristotle University, 2001.
Postdoctoral research in Scottish Agriculture College Edinburgh Scotland (Nutrition and animal welfare).

JOB POSITION
1996 -2004 Research assistant
2004- 2010 Lecturer in the School of Forestry and Natural Environment of Aristotle University
2010-present Assistant Professor in the School of Forestry and Natural Environment of Aristotle University

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
She carried out research on Range ecology and management, biodiversity, agroforestry, plant – animal interactions, animal nutrition and behaviour animal.

RESEARCH PROJECTS (Selected)
1. Analyse et modelisation du fonctionnement des exploitations agricoles. Implications pour la gestion de l’espace rural en regions Mediterraneennes defavorisees, finance par la C.E.
2. Study of the local goat in its natural environment and in environment improved in the prefecture of Serres, Financed by EEC.
3. Evaluation des resources fourrageres locales dans les regions Mediterraneennes, defavorisees, Finance par la C.E.
4. Alternative agricultural land use, with fast growing trees, EEC.
5. Range development in the endangered Sudan Savanna in Socoto Nigeria, Financed by EEC.
6. Breeding of cool-season grasses for forage production and quality during the winter, Financed by Greek Government.
7. Husbandry systems and sustainable social/environmental quality in less favoured areas. Financed by E.C.
8. Variation in morphological, physiological and biochemical characteristics of Greek population of Dactylis glomerata growing in contrasting enviroment. Financed by Greek Government.
9. Management of Terrestrial natural ecosystems: foraging behavioral of ruminants as a useful management tool in grazing. Nagref and British Council.
10. Tradition et modernité du pastoralisme : reconnaissance de ses multiples rôles dans le développement durable des territoires méditerranéens. PASTOMED 1 (Interegg ΙII C). Financed by EC.
11. Understanding of interactions among bioactive rangeland plants and small ruminants to enhance and maintain the welfare and animal production. Nagref and British Council.
12. Sustainable control of gastrointestinal nematode parasites in sheep through nutrition. SAC, UK.

THESIS
1. Intake, digestibility and nitrogen utilization of white oak (Quercus pubescens) foliage by goats. 1998. M.Sc. Department of Agriculture Science, University of Thessaloniki.
2. Effect of clipping density and frequency on production and quality of ligneous species. 2001.Ph.D. Thesis, University of Thessaloniki, Department of Range and Wildlife Science, School of Forestry and Natural Environment.


PUBLICATIONS (selected):
1. Khazaal K., Z. Parissi, C. Tsiouvaras, A. Nastis, E.R. Orskov. 1996. Assessment of Phenolics-Related Antinutritive Levels using the In Vitro Gas Production Technique: A Comparison Between Different Types of Polyvinylpyrrolidone or Polyethylene Glycol. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture,71:405-414.
2. Parissi Ζ.Μ. and A.S. Nastis. 1999. Effect of drying method on forage quality determination of leguminous ligneous plants at different phenological stages. In: (V.P. Papanastasis, J.Frame and A.S. Nastis Eds). Grasslands and Woody Plants in Europe. Grassland Science in Europe 4:397-401.
3. Nastis A. and Z. Parisi. 1999. Technique of in vivo determination of intake and digestibility of browse. Options Mediterraneennes, Serie B, 18:39-41.
4. Parissi Z. M., E.M. Abraham, AS. Nastis and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2001. Nutritive value determination of some fodder species using in vitro gas production technique. In. (k. Radoglou ed.) Proc. Of the international conference “forest research: a challenge for an integrated european approach”. 2001. Pp.699-701.
5. Parissi Z. M., K. Khazaal, A. S. Nastis, C. N. Tsiouvaras. 2004. Assessment of drying methods on chemical composition and in vitro gas production of two ligneous species. In: (Ben salem H., Nefzaoui A., Morand-fehr P. Eds.). Nutrition and feeding strategies of sheep and goats under harsh climates. Options mediterraneennes serie a no 59:141-145.
6. Parissi Z. M. and A.S. Nastis. 2004. Regrowth of two ligneous species as affected by clipping intensity and frequency. Ιn (Ferchichi A. ed). «Rangeland and pastures rehabilitation in Mediterranean areas». Options Mediterraneennes, Serie A, No 62: 357-360.
7. Lazaridou M., Parissi Z. and Noitsakis V. 2004. Cutting effect on water balance in the leaves of Trifolium alexandrinum (L.). Ιn (Ferchichi A. ed). «Rangeland and pastures rehabilitation in Mediterranean areas». Options Mediterraneennes, Serie A, No 62: 95-98.
8. Parissi Z. M. and A.S. Nastis 2005. Estimation of forage production for two fodder species by using morphological traits. International symposium on Animal Production and Natural Resources Utilisation in the Mediterranean mountain areas, (A. Georgoudis, A. Rosati and C. Mosconi Eds.) Proceedings of the joint EAAP/CIHEAM/HSAP/FAO Mediterranean Symposium, Ioannina (Greece), 5-7 June 2003. Wageningen Academic Publishers, EAAP Publication 115, pp.133-135.
9. Parissi Z.M., T.G. Papachristou, and A. S. Nastis 2005. Effect of drying method on estimated nutritive value of browse species using an in vitro gas production technique. Animal Feed Science and Technology 123-124: 119-128.
10. Parissi Z. M. and A.S. Nastis 2007. Nutritive value of White Oak (Quercus pubescens Wild.) browse in goats.In: (Priolo A., Biondi L., Ben Salem H., Morand-Fehr P. eds.) Advanced nutrition and feeding strategies to improve sheep and goat production. Options Mediterraneennes Serie A, No 74: 193-196.
11. Parissi Z. M., E. M. Abraham, E. Karameri, E. Kexagia and M. Karatassiou. 2007. Comparable study of the nutritive value in Greek populations of Dactylis glomerata L. growing in contrasting environments in association to maturity. In (A.De Vliegher and L. Carlier, eds), Permanent and Temporary Grassland, Plant, Environment and Economy. Grassland Science in Europe 12:371- 374.
12. Kyriazopoulos A.P., E.M.Abraham, Z.M. Parissi and A.S. Nastis. 2008. Herbage production and nutritive value of Dactylis glomerata L. and Trifolium subterraneum L. in replacement series mixtures.In: (Porqueddu C., Tavares de Sousa M.M. eds.). Sustainable Mediterranean Grasslands and their Multi-Functions. Options Mediterrraneennes, Serie A, No 79: 211-214.
13. Karatassiou M.D., Z.M. Parissi, E.M. Abraham and A.P. Kyriazopoulos. 2008. Growth of Morus alba L. under water deficit conditions. In: (Porqueddu C., Tavares de Sousa M.M. eds.). Sustainable Mediterranean Grasslands and their Multi-Functions. Options Mediterrraneennes, Serie A, No 79: 315-318.
14. Kyriazopoulos A., E. M. Abraham, Z. M. Parissi and C. N. Tsiouvaras. 2008. Restoration of an inactive quarry by seeding herbaceous species on a thin layer of fertile soil. In: (Agioutantis Z. and K. Komnitsas eds). Geoenvironment and Geotechnics. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference. pp 147 - 150.
15. Parissi Z., S. Athanasiadou, J.G.M. Houdijk I. Kyriazakis. 2009. In vitro anthelmintic activity of Chicory extracts from plants of different vegetative stages on Teladorsagia circumcincta L3. Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science. Southport, UK. Advances in Animal Biosciences: 35.
16. Koukoura Z., A. P. Kyriazopoulos and Z. M. Parissi. 2009. Growth characteristics and nutrient content of some herbaceous species under shade and fertilization. Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research. 7(2):431-438.
17. Abraham E. , M. Karatassiou, Z.M. Parissi, Z. Koukoura and C. Tsiouvaras. 2009. Long- term effects of grazing on composition in various habitats of a mountainous area in Central Greece. In: (T.G.Papachristou, Z.M.Parissi, H.Ben Salem, P. Morand-Fehr eds.). Nutritional and foraging ecology of sheep and goats. 2009. Options Mediterraneennes, Serie A, Nο 85: 73-78.
18. Parissi Z.M. and Z. Koukoura. 2009. Effect of fertilization and artificial shading on n concentration and mineral content of herbaceous species. In: (T.G. Papachristou, Z.M.Parissi, H.Ben Salem, P.Morand-Fehr eds.). Nutritional and foraging ecology of sheep and goats. 2009. Options Mediterraneennes, Serie A, Nο 85: 159-164.
19. Mpampouli S. E.M. Abraham, A.Kyriazopoulos, G. Fotiadis, Z.M. Parissi and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2009. Wild boar grazing effects on floristic diversity of a silvopastoral oak system. Grassland Science in Europe. 14:192-195.
20. Kidane A., Z.M. Parissi, J.G.M. Houdijk, S. Athanasiadou, B.J. Tolkamp and I. Kyriazakis.2009. Chicory as promising bioactive forage for sheep production. Grassland Science in Europe. 14:394-397.
21. Abraham E.M., Z.M. Parissi, P. Sklavou, A. Kyriazopoulos and C.N. Tsiouvaras. 2009. Defoliation frequency effects on winter forage production and nutritive value of different entries of Dactylis glomerata L. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, 52: 229-237.
22. Kostopoulou, P., M. Karatassiou, E.M. Abraham, Z.M. Parissi, A. Kyriazopoulos mand E.Ι Kapsali 2010. Physiological responses of two ecotypes of Dactylis glomerata L. under water-deficit conditions. Options Méditerranéennes A 92:161-164
23. Abraham, E.M., A. Kyriazopoulos, Z.M. Parissi, M. Karatassiou, P. Kostopoulou, K. Anjalanidou, C. Katsouta 2010. Differences in growth characteristics between ecotypes of Dactylis glomerata L. under water deficit conditions. Options Méditerranéennes A 92:113-116.
24. Karatassiou M., Z. Parissi, P. Kostopoulou, A. Dimitrakopoulos.2010 Effects of drought on leaf area and nitrogen partitioning of L. multiflorum L. Biotechnology in animal husbandry 26: 443-450
25. Abraham, EM; Kyriazopoulos, A; Parissi, ZM, P. Sklavou, and C.N. Tsiouvaras.2010. Defoliation frequency effects on winter forage production and nutritive value of different entries of Agropyron cristatum (L.)Gaertn .Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research. 8(3):703-712.

MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATION
Geotechnical Chamber of Greece
Hellenic Rangeland Society
Hellenic Forest Society
Hellenic Society of Animal Production


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