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Section Board for 'Grassland and Pasture Science' (24)

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Dr. Philip R. Ward
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CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Private Bag 5, PO Wembley, WA 6913, Australia
Interests: crop and pasture water use; dryland water use efficiency; mixed farming systems; nutrient cycling; sustainable production
Prof. Dr. Martin Gierus
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Department of Agrobiotechnology, IFA-Tulln, Institute of Animal Nutrition, Livestock Products, and Nutrition Physiology (TTE), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Muthgasse 11, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: nutritive value; digestion; pasture; forage legumes; grazing
Dr. Miguel Castillo
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Crop and Soil Sciences Department, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: grasslands; grazing management; forage management; fertilization; NIR
Dr. François Gastal
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INRAE, Ferlus, 86600 Lusignan, France
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant ecology; agronomy; grassland species; grasses and legumes; nitrogen and mineral nutrition; water stress; soil-plant-atmosphere relations in grassland agroecosystems and crop-grassland rotations; soil carbon; impact of climate change
Dr. Zalmen Henkin
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Newe Ya'ar Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Organization of Israel, Bet Dagan, Israel
Interests: range management; plant ecology
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Dr. Tomasz Głąb
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Department of Machinery Exploitation, Ergonomics and Production Processes, University of Agriculture in Krakow, ul. Balicka 116B, 31-149 Krakow, Poland
Interests: soil physics; soil water retention; grassland; turfgrass; organic soil amendments; root morphology; organic farming
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Dr. Giampiero Lombardi
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Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Torino, Torino 10124, Italy
Interests: sustainable agriculture; mountain agriculture; mountain farming; environmental management
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Dr. Nikolaos Ntoulas
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Laboratory of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture, Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 11855, Athens, Greece
Interests: urban horticulture; green roofs; living walls; turfgrass science and management; inorganic and organic amendments
Dr. Michael O'Donovan
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Animal and Grassland Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork P61 C997, Ireland
Interests: grassland; grass dry matter intake; clover; milk production; sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Keith Pembleton
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School of Agricultural, Computational, and Environmental Sciences, Institute for Agriculture and the Environment, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
Interests: crop and pasture modelling; farming systems; crop physiology; plant nutrition; decision support tools
Dr. Massimiliano Probo
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Grazing System - Animal Production Systems and Animal Health - Agroscope (CH), Route de Duillier 50, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland
Interests: grassland ecology; grassland management; forage production; mountain agriculture
Dr. Susanne Barth
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Crop Research Centre Oak Park, Teagasc, R93 XE12 Carlow, Ireland
Interests: forage species, grass weeds; cereals; genetic resources; reproductive traits including self-incompatibility and flowering time; control of meiotic recombination; biomass yield and heterosis; water soluble carbohydrates; herbicides resistance in grasses and abiotic stresses
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Dr. Daniel Real
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Livestock, Research & Industry Innovation, Industry and Economic Development, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, South Perth WA 6151, Australia
Interests: Tedera; Leucaena; Triticale; Cereal rye; Lotus; pasture; forage; breeding; agronomy
Dr. Joseph Robins
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USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Lab., Utah State Univ., Logan, UT 84322, USA
Interests: forage breeding and genetics; genotype by environment interaction
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Dr. Danilo Scordia
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Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Alimentazione e Ambiente (Di3A), University of Catania, Via Valdisavoia 5, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: biomass; bioenergy; biofuels; bioeconomy; climate change; global warming; perennial grasses; abiotic stress; plant agronomy; plant physiology; ecosystem services
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Dr. Agnes Van Den Pol-van Dasselaar
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Grassland Science, Aeres University of Applied Sciences, 8251 JZ Dronten, The Netherlands
Interests: grasslands; grazing; grass and forage systems; greenhouse gas emissions; biodiversity; ecosystem services; multi-stakeholder processes; grassland management
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Dr. Lukas Van Zwieten
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NSW Department of Primary Industries, 1243 Bruxner Highway, Wollongbar NSW 2477, Australia
Interests: organic amendments; soil C cycling; biochar systems; N-cycle and emissions of nitrous oxide; soil function and impact of agricultural inputs
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Dr. Claudio Porqueddu
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National Research Council (CNR), Institute for Animal Production System in Mediterranean Environment (ISPAAM), Traversa La Crucca, 3-07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: grassland-based farming systems; improvement of forage native plants in Mediterranean rainfed conditions; pasture rehabilitation; mitigation of seasonality and forage self-sufficiency; cover cropping
Dr. Pasquale Tripodi
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Research Centre for Vegetable and Ornamental crops, Council for Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis (CREA), Via Cavalleggeri 25, I-84098 Salerno, Italy
Interests: plant breeding and genetics; plant genomics; quantitative genetics; plant phenomics; vegetable quality; solanaceae; leafy vegetables
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Dr. Abad Chabbi
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Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), URP3F, F-86600 Lusignan, France
Interests: biogeochemistry; landuse changes; agroecosytems; grassland; climate change; sustainability; carbon storage; nutrient availability; stoichiometry; plant-soil system
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Dr. Astley Hastings
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Scottish Food Security Alliance-Crops, Climate X Change & Institute of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Aberdeen, 23 St Machar Drive, Aberdeen AB24 3UU, UK
Interests: GTAP-BIO model; biofuels sustainability criteria; biofuel potential; EU-RED; US-EISA
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Dr. Steven R. Larson
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Research Geneticist, USDA ARS Forage and Range Research, 696 North 1100 East, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-6300, USA
Interests: cellulosic biomass production; crop domestication; forages; genetic diversity; heavy metals; hybrid breeding; perennial grasses; plant genomics; plant morphology; mineral content; QTL mapping; seed germination
Dr. Gianni Bellocchi
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French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRAE), Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), VetAgro Sup, UREP, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: agricultural and environmental climatology; biogeochemical fluxes; hydro-meteorology
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Dr. Eli Zaady
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Department of Natural Resources, Institute of Plant Sciences Agriculture Research Organization, Ministry of Agriculture, Gilat Research Center, Mobile Post Negev 8531100, Israel
Interests: open spaces; AgroEcologist; soil ecology
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