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Section Board for 'Crop Production' (19)

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Dr. Christos A. Damalas
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Interests: production agriculture; crop physiology; weed biology; pesticide use and safety issues; risk assessment; farmers’ behavior
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Mancinelli
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Department of Agriculture and Forest Sciences (DAFNE), University of Viterbo, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: crop production; crop protection; weed control; agricultural systems and management; environment and climate change in agriculture
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Prof. Carlo Andreotti
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy
Interests: efficient use of water resources in vineyard; canopy management techniques to control berry ripening dynamic in grapevine; use of natural biostimulants to enhance performances and sustainability of fruit crops
Dr. Lorenzo Barbanti
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, (DISTAL), University of Bologna, Viale Fanin 44, 40124 Bologna, Italy
Interests: biomass crops; non-food crops; organic cropping; sustainable crop production; herbs and medicinal plants; soil fertility; spatial variability of soil and crop characteristics
Dr. Yinglong Chen
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The UWA Institute of Agriculture/School of Agriculture and Environment, The University of Western Australia, Perth WA 6009, Australia
Interests: root system architecture and functions; root models and simulations; rhizosphere interactions; plant physiology; mycorrhizal technology and applications
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Dr. Paul C. Davidson
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Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA
Interests: soil and water resources engineering, nutrient, pathogen, and pesticide transport in water, water quality, cover crops, vertical farming, hydroponics
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Prof. Sergio Esposito
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Department of Biology -Università di Napoli "Federico II” - Napoli, Italy
Interests: abiotic stress tolerance in crops; carbon oxidative pathways in plant cells; carbon-nitrogen interactions; redox signaling and response in crop plants
Dr. Rainer W. Hofmann
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Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Lincoln University, Lincoln , New Zealand
Interests: functional plant biology, plant eco-physiology and stress physiology, with a focus on mechanisms of stress resistance for crop improvement
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Prof. Luca Corelli-Grappadelli
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Department of Agri-Food Sciences and Technologies, University of Bologna | UNIBO, Viale Fanin 44, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: tropical and tubtropical truit growing; biology and physiology of trees; arboriculture; temperate fruit growing
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Dr. Guodong Liu
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Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida/IFAS, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: plant physiology, plant nutrition, vegetable and fruit production, plant abiotic stress such as flooding/hypoxia, low-phosphorus, salinity
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Dr. Rosario Paolo Mauro
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Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Alimentazione e Ambiente (Di3A) – University of Catania Via Valdisavoia, 5 – 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: agronomic management in horticulture and floriculture; breeding of horticultural crops; crop physiology; vegetables quality; secondary metabolites
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Prof. Dr. David Parsons
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Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE-901 83 Umeå, Sweden
Interests: Forage and crop agronomy; Crop-livestock interactions; Systems modelling; Biodiversity of forage legume species; Remote sensing of forage crops
Prof. Dr. Rajasekaran R. Lada
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Department of Environmental Sciences, Christmas Tree Research Center, Dalhousie University, Truro, NS, B2N 5E3, Canada
Interests: physiology; environmental stress physiology & metabolism; seed physiology; crop adaptation; postharvest physiology; plant growth regulators; plant nutrition; tree physiology; ecophysiology; photosynthesis; horticulture
Dr. Emanuele Radicetti
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Department of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences (DAFNE), University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: crop management; crop production; agriculture; soil fertility; fertilizers; sustainable agriculture; organic farming; soil; environmental science; plant nutrition
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Dr. Paolo Ruisi
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, 90128, Palermo, Italy
Interests: conservation agriculture; N use efficiency; N2 fixation; AM symbiosis; crop productivity; cereals; pulses
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Prof. Dr. Pietro Santamaria
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Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
Interests: agrobiodiversity; vegetable production; greenhouse production; plant nutrition; soilless culture; vegetable quality; nitrate
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Prof. Dr. Mariusz J. Stolarski
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Department of Plant Breeding and Seed Production, Faculty of Environmental Management and Agriculture, Centre for Bioeconomy and Renewable Energies, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Pl. Łódzki 3, 10-724 Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: industrial and energy crops; biomass and byproducts; energy and economic efficiency; biomass production, harvesting, and logistics; multipurpose biomass utilization; bioproducts; biofuels; bioeconomy
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Dr. Silvia Tavarini
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, via del Borghetto 80 – 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: agronomic management of fields crops; oilseed crops; crops for bio-based products and aromatic and medicinal plants; cropping systems diversification; crop quality and bioactive compounds; antioxidants; nutraceuticals; fatty acids
Prof. Dr. Christian Zörb
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Institute of Crop Science, Quality of Plant Products, University of Hohenheim, Schloss Westflügel (340e), 70593 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: abiotic stress physiology, salt stress, drought stress, plant nutrition, crop quality (proteins, metabolites, sec plant substances), viticulture
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