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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Peter Langridge
Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, University of Adelaide, Waite Campus, PMB 1, Glen Osmond, SA 5064, Australia
Fax: +61 8 8303 7102
Website: http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/peter.langridge
E-Mail: peter.langridge@acpfg.com.au
Interests: plant genomics; genetic engineering; cereal genetics
Contribution
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
E-Mail: echo.zhang@mdpi.com
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
E-Mail: yanping.mou@mdpi.com
Editorial Manager
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Batley
School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia, CRAWLEY WA 6009, Australia
Website: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/jacqueline.batley
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. 304-293-2603; Fax: +1 304 293 6954
Website: http://anr.ext.wvu.edu/home/contact_us/rakesh_chandran
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
Website: http://www.forages.org
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
Fax: +64 3 325 3607
Website: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/staff-profile?staffId=Leo.Condron
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
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
Website: http://www.appliedbioinformatics.com.au/
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
Website: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/mfuller
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
Website: http://plantscience.psu.edu/
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
Website: http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/staff-profile?staffid=alan.gash
Interests: arable cropping systems; plant nutrition; plant physiology; plant-pest interactions
Prof. Dr. Anatoly Gitelson
Israel Institute of Technology, 812 Rabin Hall, Technion City, Haifa 320000, Israel; School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Tel. 402 5608430
Website: http://www.calmit.unl.edu/people/agitelson2/
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation and water quality
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
Fax: +33 5 57 12 24 20
Website: http://www.bordeaux-aquitaine.inra.fr/ephyse/les_recherches/ecologie_fonctionnelle_et_teledetection/pages_personnelles/ajit_govind
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
Website: http://plantsci.missouri.edu/faculty/gustafson.cfm
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
Website: http://irri.org/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=8598&Itemid=100718&lang=en
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
Tel. 515-294-5723
Website: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/people/people.htm?personid=2378
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
Website: http://climate.atmos.uiuc.edu/atuljain/
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
Website: http://www.ldf.mendelu.cz/lide/clovek.pl?id=3507;design=3
Interests: horticulture
Prof. Dr. Mike McLaughlin
CSIRO Land and Water/University of Adelaide, PMB 2, Glen Osmond SA 5064, Australia
Website: http://www.csiro.au/people/Mike.McLaughlin.aspx
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
Fax: +39 0835 258349
Website: http://www.ciec-italia.it/
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
Fax: +44 0 844 928 5429
Website: http://www.hutton.ac.uk/staff/adrian-newton
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
Website: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/sbs/people/profiles/g.norton
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. 0118 3786075; Fax: +44 1183 786660
Website: http://www.reading.ac.uk/ges/Aboutus/Staff/j-s-robinson.aspx
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
Fax: +33(0)130815497
Website: http://www.biologie.ens.fr/bioemco/spip.php?article66
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
Website: http://www.biocenter.helsinki.fi/bi/genomedynamics/
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
Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Biosciences/Divisions/PlantCrop/People/debbie.sparkes
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
Fax: +39 0432 558603
Website: http://people.uniud.it/page/raffaele.testolin
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
Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/afrd/staff/profile/catherine.tetard-jones
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
Website: http://faculty.virginia.edu/timko/home.htm
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
Website: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/scitecheng/about/staff/profile?uname=JMTisdall
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
Website: http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/research/staff/lukas-van-zwieten
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
Website: http://www.ca.uky.edu/pss/Wendroth,Ole
Interests: soil physics; soil water; soil hydraulic properties; spatial variability; spatial statistics; statistical time series analysis; geostatistics; soil structure; plant growth simulation
Prof. Leslie A. Weston
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga 2678, Australia
Fax: +61 2 6933 2812
Website: http://www.csu.edu.au/research/grahamcentre/our-people/members2/leslie-weston
Interests: Localisation, transport, and mode of action of allelochemicals; plant rhizosphere interactions, biology; chemical ecology and genetic diversity of invasive weeds.
Contribution: Special Issue: Interactions between Plant Rhizosphere and Soil Organisms
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