Section Editors

Section Board for 'Crop Protection, Diseases, Pest and Weeds' (10)

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Dr. Anna Andolfi
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo Via Cintia 4, I-80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: isolation and structure elucidation of bioactive natural compounds from microorganisms and plants; chromatographic techniques; chemical derivatization; analytical and spectroscopic techniques
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Prof. Dr. Artur Alves
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Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: plant pathology; fungi; taxonomy; biological control; plant-microbe interactions
Dr. Catello Pane
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Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi dell’Economia Agraria, Centro di Ricerca Orticoltura e Florovivaismo, via Cavalleggeri 25, I-84098 Pontecagnano Faiano (SA), Italy
Interests: Plant pathology; Biological Control of plant diseases; Digital tools applied to plant disease management; Ecology of soil-borne plant disease; Sustainable disease management; Suppressive soil amendments; Antagonistic microbial strains
Prof. Dr. Roberto Mancinelli
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Department of Agriculture and Forest Sciences (DAFNE), University of Tuscia, 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. Dr. Nieves Goicoechea
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Universidad de Navarra, Schools of Sciences and Pharmacy and Nutrition, Department of Environmental Biology, Plant Stress Physiology Group, Associated to CSIC (EEAD, Zaragoza, ICVV, Logroño), Pamplona, Spain
Interests: mycorrhizal fungi; nutritional quality; phytopathology; plant physiology; symbiosis
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Dr. Azucena González Coloma
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Institute of Agricultural Sciences (ICA), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), Serrano 115-dpdo., 28006 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Discovery, chemistry, optimization and biotechnological production of botanical and fungal (endophytes) biopesticides
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Prof. Dr. David Guest
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Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, The University of Sydney, Biomedical Building C81, 1 Central Avenue, Australia Technology Park, Eveleigh, NSW 2015, Australia
Interests: plant-pathogen interactions; plant defence; phytoalexins, hypersensitive cell death; Phytophthora; integrated disease management
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Dr. Vicente Navarro-Llopis
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Instituto Agroforestal del Mediterráneo - Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: chemical ecology; pheromone; semiochemical; mating disruption
Dr. Rosario Nicoletti
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics/Department of Agricultural Sciences, Universiy of Naples Federico II, Via Università 100, 80055 Portici, Italy
Interests: bioactive metabolites; drug discovery; endophytes; marine-facultative fungi; <em>Penicillium</em>; plant pathology; biological control of plant diseases; plant microbiomes
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Prof. Dr. David Pimentel
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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: basic population ecology; genetics; ecological and economic aspects of pest control; biological control; energy use and conservation; genetic engineering; sustainable agriculture; soil and water conservation; natural resource management and environment
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