Horticulturae — Editors


Prof. Dr. Douglas D. Archbold
Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky, N318 Agricultural Sciences North, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
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Interests: fruit set and development, polyol metabolism, ripening and senescence, aroma volatiles
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Arturo Alvino
Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food University of Molise, Via De Sanctis, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
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Interests: plant-water relations, irrigation,spectro-radiometry, UAVs
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Special Issue: Refining Irrigation Strategies in Horticultural Production
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Babadoost
Department of Crop Sciences, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences University of Illinois, N-533 Turner Hall, 1102 S. Goodwin Ave. Urbana, IL 61801, USA
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Interests: plant pathology
Prof. Dr. Daniele Bassi
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Interests: systematic pomology, tree fruit breeding and cultivar evaluation for fruit quality, disease resistance and tree growth type
Prof. Dr. Gerald A. Berkowitz
Agricultural Biotechnology Laboratory U-4163, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
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Interests: ion channels; plant innate immunity; calcium signaling
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Special Issue: Calcium Signaling in Plants
Dr. Linda Chalker-Scott
Puyallup Research and Extension Center, Washington State University, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371, USA
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Interests: environmental stress physiology, ecophysiology of plants in disturbed environments, sustainable management of human-altered landscapes
Dr. Yan Chen
Agriculture Center Hammond Research Station, Louisiana State University, Hammond, LA 70403, USA
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Interests: plant nutrient and irrigation management, effects of cultural practices on insect and mite populations, integrated pest management, and use of PGRs in ornamental crop production and the landscape
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Special Issue: Controlled-Release Fertilizer
Prof. Dr. Stefania de Pascale
Dipartimento di Agraria, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Corso Umberto I, 80138 Napoli, Italy
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Interests: abiotic stress adaptation in plants, water and nutrient management of horticultural crops in field and greenhouse production, organic horticulture, postharvest physiology
Dr. Amit Dhingra
Department of Horticulture, Washington State University, 155 Johnson Hall, P.O. Box 646414, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
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Interests: genomics, plastid biology, stress, ripening, ethylene, photobiology, photosynthesis, genetics, phenomics, biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Elazar Fallik
Agricultural R & D Centers, Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce Agricultural Research Organization-The Volcani Center P.O. Box 6 Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
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Interests: postharvest physiology, pathology, sensory and biochemistry issues, fruit-vegetables
Prof. Dr. Astrid Forneck
Division of Viticulture and Pomology, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Konrad Lorenz Str. 24 A-3430 Tulln, Austria
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Interests: viticulture, biotechnology, grape breeding, physiology, population genetics, entomology
Prof. Dr. Francesco Giuffrida
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Catania, Via Valdisavoia, 5 I-95100 Catania, Italy
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Interests: protected cultivation, soilless culture, grafting, fruit quality
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Grote
Institute for Environmental Economics and World Trade, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Koenigsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover, Germany
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Interests: agricultural economics; development economics; value chains and trade; food safety; environmental standards; certification; food security
Dr. Nazim Gruda
University of Bonn, Division of Horticultural Sciences, Auf dem Hügel 6, 53121 Bonn, Germany
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Interests: growing media, plant substrate, soilless culture, greenhouse vegetables, abiotic stress, preharvest factors, product quality of fruit and vegetables
Dr. Sirichai Kanlayanarat
Division of Postharvest Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thungkhru, Bangkok 10140, Thailand
Interests: ripening and postharvest handling of tropical crops
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Quality Management of Organic Horticultural Produce
Special Issue: The 1st Asia Pacific Conference on Postharvest Technology and Innovation for Agricultural Produce (APC2017)—Healthy Food for Healthy Life
Prof. Dr. Rossano Massai
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment (DAFE), University of Pisa, Via del Borghetto, 80, 56124 Pisa, Italy
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Interests: ecophysiology and abiotic stress, water management, fruit quality, orchard systems, plant breeding, nutraceutical properties
Dr. Kazumi Nakabayashi
Department of Plant Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK
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Interests: seed dormancy and germination, ABA signaling
Dr. Marco A. Palma
Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M University, 600 John Kimbrough Blvd., Suite 330D ,2124 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
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Interests: consumer economics; marketing; experimental economics; neuroeconomics
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Special Issue: Marketing Strategies of Horticultural Production Chain
Prof. Dr. Jesus Simal-Gandara
Nutrition and Bromatology Group, Analytical and Food Chemistry Department, Faculty of Food Science and Technology, University of Vigo - Ourense Campus, E-32004 Ourense, Spain
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Interests: sustainable primary production; new product development; food quality and safety; persistent organic pollutants; functional food ingredients
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Special Issue: Pesticide Residues in the Environment and Food Chain: Fate, Bioaccumulation and Toxicology
Prof. Dr. Steven J.R. Underhill
Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, Queensland 4558, Australia
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Interests: subtropical and tropical postharvest horticulture, smallholder production, postharvest supply chain, tropical crops, fruit
Dr. Lijun Wang
Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanxincun 20, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
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Interests: abiotic stress tolerance, resveratrol
Dr. Benhong Wu
Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanxincun 20, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
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Interests: fruit quality traits (anthocyanin, aroma, sugars and organic acids), modeling fruit crop physiology, utilization of wild germplasm for fruit quality improvement
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