As a senior agronomist Massimo has been involved in the agronomic development of Solaris for several years. He started studying and testing this variety in 2010, before that year he had just worked with ‘traditional tobacco’. In the past years Massimo learnt about Solaris, its characteristics, peculiarities and almost all its secrets...almost. He believes that in the global scenario of energy crops, Solaris could have a strategic role, in particular due to its characteristics and yields. “It is my aim to fulfil this role everyday that I pursue with my work.