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Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Peter Langridge
Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, PMB 1, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia
Tel. +61 8 8303 7368; Fax: +61 8 8303 7102
Interests: plant genomics; genetic engineering; cereal genetics

Managing Editor
Dr. Echo Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Assistant Editor
Ms. Yanping Mou
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Batley
School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, CRAWLEY WA 6009, Australia
Interests: crop genetics and genomics; Brassicas; Plant-Pathogen interactions; genetic diversity; molecular evolution

Dr. Rakesh S. Chandran
West Virginia University, P.O Box 6108, 1076 Agricultural Sciences Building, Morgantown, WV 26506-6108, USA
Tel. +1 304 293 2603; Fax: +1 304 293 6954
Interests: weed management strategies; crops including tree fruit, turfgrass, field crops, pasture, and vegetables

Prof. Dr. Jerry H. Cherney
E.V. Baker Professor of Agriculture, Soil & Crop Sciences Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University, 503 Bradfield Hall, 306 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14853-1901, USA
Tel. +1 607 255 0945; Fax: +1 607 255 2644
Interests: agronomy; biomass crop production; biomass conversion; forage crop management; nutrient management; crop quality

Prof. Dr. Leo Condron
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, Canterbury, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 321 8207; Fax: +64 3 325 3607
Interests: organic matter and nutrient dynamics in grassland and forest soils; ecosystem development (soil chronosequence studies); rhizosphere processes and nutrient acquisition; relationships between soil microbial diversity and function; and the bioavailability and mobility of phosphorus in terrestrial environments

Dr. Brion Duffy
Head, Environmental Genomics and Systems Biology Research Group, Institute of Natural Resource Sciences, Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW, Life Sciences and Facility Management Department, Grüental Campus, P.O. Box, CH-8820 Wädenswil, Switzerland
Tel. +41 58 934 5000
Interests: plant pathology; genetics and genomics; multitrophic interactions; food safety; crop protection; microbial ecology

Prof. Dr. David Edwards
School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, Perth 6009, Australia
Interests: genomics; bioinformatics; wheat; brassica; legumes

Prof. Dr. Mick P. Fuller
Faculty of Science and Technology, School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
Tel. +44 1752 587635
Interests: crop stress physiology; response of crops to climate change; crop biotechnology; plant physiology; agronomy and sustainable crop production
Contribution: Special Issue: Sustainable Crop Production

Dr. Robert Gallagher
Independent Agricultural Consultant
Tel. +1 814 865 1547; Fax: +1 814 863 7043
Interests: cropping systems; agroecology; integrated pest management; cover crops; conservation agriculture; seed bank ecology; seed physiology

Dr. Alan Gash
Department of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Field Service Centre Room 104, Lincoln University, P O Box 84, Lincoln 7647, Canterbury, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 321 2811
Interests: arable cropping systems; plant nutrition; plant physiology; plant-pest interactions

Prof. Dr. Anatoly Gitelson
Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa 3200003, Israel; School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 303 Hardin Hall, 3310 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, NE 68583-0973, USA
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation and water

Dr. Ajit Govind
Unit of Functional Ecology & Environmental Physics [EPHYSE], National Institute of Agricultural Research [INRA], 71, Avenue Edouard Bourlaux 33140 Villenave d'Ornon, France
Tel. +33 5 57 12 23 71; Fax: +33 5 57 12 24 20
Interests: Process based terrestrial biogeochemical modeling; Canopy radiative transfer mechanism soil physics; Precision farming; Remote Sensing and GIS; Crop Productivity as a function of Water, Nutrients, Temperature, Light

Prof. Dr. J. Perry Gustafson
1-16 Agriculture, Division of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Tel. +1 573 882 7318
Interests: plant breeding and genetics; plant genomics; cytology; evolution
Contribution: Special Issue: Impact of Genomics Technologies on Crop Breeding Strategies

Dr. Stephan M. Haefele
International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Philippines
Tel. +63 2 580 5600 2593
Interests: site-specific nutrient recommendation for rice;direct seeding as a crop establishment method for reduced risk;post-rice crops for system intensification, and bioenergy/biochar technologies for rice-based systems

Dr. Jerry L. Hatfield
USDA-ARS, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, Ames, IA, USA
Interests: soil-plant-atmosphere interactions; climate change; abiotic stress; development of adaptation strategies for agricultural systems to improve climate resilience

Prof. Dr. Atul K. Jain
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
Interests: Carbon Cycle; Nitrogen Cycle; Land cover and land use changes; Crop growth modeling; Land surface modeling; Integrated assessment of climate change

Prof. Dr. Boris Krška
Department of Fruit Growing, Faculty of Horticulture, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, CZ-691 44 Lednice, Czech Republic
Interests: horticulture

Prof. Dr. Mike McLaughlin
CSIRO Land and Water/University of Adelaide, PMB 2, Glen Osmond SA 5064, Australia
Interests: fertilizer effectiveness; soil chemistry; environmental pollution

Dr. Francesco Montemurro
Agricultural Research Council (CRA), Research Unit for Cropping Systems in Dry Environments (SCA), (Experimental Farm Metaponto), S.S. 106 Jonica km 448.2, 75010 Metaponto MT, Italy
Tel. +39 0835 244422/4; Fax: +39 0835 258349
Interests: Agronomy; nutrient management; nitrogen dynamics, efficiency and balance; organic farming; composting process and compost application; organic fertilization; sustainable development; crop rotations and management; cropping system
Contribution: Special Issue: Towards a Better Understanding of Agronomic Efficiency of Nitrogen in Different Agro-Ecosystems

Prof. Dr. Adrian C. Newton
The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, Scotland, UK; Visiting Professor of Cereal Pathology, SRUC, Edinburgh
Tel. +44 0 138 256 8824 (direct); +44 0 844 928 5428 (switchboard); Fax: +44 0 844 928 5429
Interests: analysing epidemic spatial trends and local competition effects in heterogeneous vegetation; the effects of climate change particularly on plant disease; Mechanisms of foliar blight pathogen resistance in barley; developing resistance elicitors as crop protectants; Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Contribution: Special Issue: New Phenotyping Platforms for Field Trials

Dr. Gareth J. Norton
School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Building – G41, Aberdeen, AB24 3UU, UK
Tel. +44 1224 272409
Interests: plant genomics; cereal genetics; soil biology; soil chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Accumulation and Distribution of Elements in Crop Plants

Dr. Steve Robinson
School of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 233, Reading, RG6 6DW, UK
Tel. +44 1183 786075; Fax: +44 1183 786660
Interests: soil and water quality; wetlands; nutrient cycling; soil organic matter dynamics; soil erosion

Dr. Cornelia Rumpel
CNRS, Campus AgroParisTech, Batiment EGER, 78850 Thiverval-Grignon, France
Tel. +33(0)130815479; Fax: +33(0)130815497
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; soil C sequestration; black carbon; biochar; soil biology; deep soil horizons

Prof. Dr. Alan H. Schulman
MTT Agrifood Research & University of Helsinki, Institute of Biotechnology. P.O. Box 65, FIN-00014 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 40 768 2242
Interests: plant genomics and genome dynamics; plant genetics; breeding biotechnology; molecular evolution; stress tolerance and disease resistance.

Dr. Debbie Sparkes
School of Biosciences, Division of Plant and Crop Sciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, LE12 5RD, UK
Tel. +44 1159 516074
Interests: crop physiology; wheat; lodging; sustainable agriculture

Prof. Raffaele Testolin
Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali), University of Udine, Via delle Scienze 208, 33100 Udine, Italy
Tel. +39 0432 558632; Fax: +39 0432 558603
Interests: fruit genetic diversity, fruit domestication, fruit genetics, fruit breeding

Dr. Catherine Tetard-Jones
Nafferton Ecological Farming Group, Newcastle University, Devonshire Building, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
Interests: community genetics; nutrient use efficiency (NUE); plant - insect interactions; phenotypic plasticity; proteomics; QTL mapping; wheat breeding

Prof. Dr. Michael Timko
Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
Interests: plant genomics, molecular breeding, abiotic and biotic stress response, legumes
Contribution: Special Issue: Utilization of Genetic Resources and Emerging-Omics Technologies to Expand Agro-ecological Adaptation of Crops

Dr. Judith M. Tisdall
Department of Agricultural Sciences, La Trobe University 3086, Victoria, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9525 2702
Interests: biology applied to agronomy; technology for farming and the use of plants; soil science and soil conservation; agroecology; sustainability

Dr. Lukas Van Zwieten
NSW Department of Primary Industries, 1243 Bruxner Highway, Wollongbar NSW 2477, Australia
Tel. +61 2 6626 1126; Fax: +61 2 6628 3264
Interests: soil C cycling; biochar systems; N-cycle and emissions of nitrous oxide; application of stable isotope methodologies; soil function and impact of agricultural inputs; herbicides
Contribution: Special Issue: Reactions of Biochar in Soil from Modified Redox Properties

Dr. Ole Wendroth
Professor of Soil Physics, Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, 1100 Nicholasville Road , Lexington, KY 40546-0091, USA
Tel. 859-257-4768
Interests: soil physics; soil water; soil hydraulic properties; spatial variability; spatial statistics; statistical time series analysis; geostatistics; soil structure; plant growth simulation

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