6th monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Four months after planting, more than 80% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 20% of them is in bloom and 65 % are…

5th monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Three months after planting, 90% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 40% of them is in bloom and 70% are fruiting or have…

4th monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Two months after planting, 90% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 80% of them is in bloom and 34% are fruiting or have…

Territorial animation for local stakeholders

On Monday 15 and Wednesday 17 April 2019, within the framework of the educational activities carried out by the society Palma nana, the students of four classes of the fourth year of the primary school ‘ICS Politeama – G. La Masa’of Palermo and two classes of the first year of…

3rd monitoring survey of the action re-enforcement at Ronciglio

Within the framework of the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima, the monitoring activities of the sea marigolds planted at Ronciglio, Trapani, goes on. Nearly months after planting, 95% of the introduced individuals is healthy, more than 50% of them is in bloom and 7% are fruiting or have…

Monitoring the action of re-enforcement of natural populations

In the framework of Action D1, aimed at monitoring the impact of concrete conservation activities, on March 7 was carried out the second monitoring survey of the individuals planted during February 2019 along the coastline of the locality Ronciglio. All the 11 nuclei of planted individuals appear to be healthy,…

First re-enforcement at Ronciglio, Trapani

On February 13 it has been started the action aiming at the re-enforcement of the population of Calendula maritima along the coast of locality Ronciglio, Trapani. Under the supervision of the Director and the staff of the Nature Reserve ‘Saline di Trapani’, 11 nuclei of sea marigold have been introduced,…

Report on the genetic characterization

The genetic analysis with the specific molecular markers identified for Calendula maritima allowed us to distinguish pure populations from populations affected by hybridization with the congeneric species Calendula fulgida. Based on genetic purity, degree of intra-population diversity, consistency of population and health status, we selected among the purest populations the…

Mapping of the populations of Calendula maritima

After an accurate exploration of the whole coastline between the nature reserves ‘Foce del fiume Belice’ and ‘Zingaro’, a 1:2000 scale map of all extant populations of Calendula maritima has been carried out. We mapped 15 distinct populations, growing between the nature reserves ‘Isole dello Stagnone di Marsala’ and ‘Monte…