Coordination and support to the UPFC participants before and during the collection of the data, helping to establish formats and data structure. Integration of data sets captured by UPFC participants and the creation and management of the Use Data Repository database. Constant liase with UPFC developers involved in the creation of a Data Management Tool dedicated to store and manage use records. Collaboration in the creation of the catalogues of Colombian Useful Plants and Colombian Fungi. Actively involved in the launch of ColFungi portal and support of ColPlantA online portal.
- PhD, Univ. Sassari, 2014
- Master, Univ. La Sapienza Rome, 2008
- MSc, Univ. Sassari, 2006
- BA (Hons), Univ. Sassari, 2004
Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia (UPFC)
Understanding Colombia’s useful plants and fungi to improve people’s livelihoods, reducing inequality and gender gap by boosting its bioeconomy through the sustainable use of its biodiversity.
Plants for Health
A global reference enabling regulators, industry, health practitioners and researchers to reliably access and exchange information concerning health products derived from plants or fungi.
Liu, U., Cossu, T.A., Davies, R.M., Forest, F., Dickie, J.B., & Breman E. (2020).
Conserving orthodox seeds of globally threatened plants ex situ in the Millennium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK: the status of seed collections.
Biodiversity and Conservation 29: 2901–2949
Cossu, T.A., Lozano, V., Stuppy, W. & Brundu, G. (2019)
Seed contaminants: an overlooked pathway for the introduction of non-native plants in Sardinia (Italy).
Plant Biosystems 154: 843-850.
Liu, U., Cossu T.A. & Dickie J., (2019)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s Seed Information Database (SID): A compilation of taxon-based biological seed characteristics or traits.
Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 3: e37030.
Liu, U., Kenney, S., Breman, E. & Cossu T.A. (2019)
A multicriteria decision making approach to prioritise vascular plants for species-based conservation.
Biological Conservation 234: 221-240.
Liu, U., Breman, E., Cossu, T.A., & Kenney, S. (2018).
The conservation value of germplasm stored at the Millennium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.
Biodiversity and Conservation 27: 1347–1386.
Uludağ A., Aksoy N., Yazlık A., Arslan Z.F., Yazmış E., Üremiş I., Cossu T.A., Groom Q., Pergl J., Pyšek P. & Brundu G. (2017).
NeoBiota 35: 61-85.
Camarda I., Cossu T.A., Carta L., Brunu A., Brundu G. (2016).
Plant Biosystems 150: 1106-1118.
Cossu, T.A, Zedda L. & Camarda I. (2016)
Plant Biosystems 150: 821-828.
Cossu, T.A., Camarda, I. & Brundu, G. (2014).
Webbia 69: 145-156.