The fruit of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto

RAI00041
Note

The fruit of Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto

Collection title

Geo & Geo

ID

RAI00041

Source

RAI (IT)

First broadcast date

11/06/2002

Production year

2002

Abstract

A documentary dedicated to organic farming and its philosophy, that is fully reflected in the citrus plantations in Sicily, mainly in Barcellona. Interview with Antonio Fracassi on how to program a citrus plantation and the factors to assess, as the presence of animals and insects. Biodiversity in an orchard and a plantation of citrus is fundamental to create a balanced ecosystem. Citrus fruit shall be grafted before they are planted, then the fruit appears. Interview with Salvatore Petrini on the irrigation system of plants, bees raising for short time pollination. Interview with Pancrazio Valastro on the controls carried out on the production.

Type

video

Production companies

  • RAI - Own production

Broadcaster

RAI - RAI Tre

Audiovisual form

Documentary

Primary theme

Biology

Secondary themes

  • Economy / Agriculture, breeding
  • Society and way of life / Education, teaching

Credits / Cast

  • Barbieri Riccardo - Author of original work
  • Fracassi Antonio - Participant
  • Petrini Salvatore - Participant
  • Valestro Pancrazio - Participant

Period of events

  • 2002

Map locations

  • Italy - Islands - Sicily - Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto

Original language

Italian

Media running time

9m12

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