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Section Board for 'Soil and Plant Nutrition' (95)

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Dr. Maria Arlene Adviento-Borbe
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Delta Water Management Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, Jamie L. Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20250, USA
Interests: water quality; nutrient management; plant nutrition; rice; greenhouse gas; ammonia; and odor emissions; crop resiliency; balanced resource management; phenomics; sustainable production; climate stability; nutrition security; conservation agriculture and climate change
Dr. Ping An
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Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University, 1390 Hamasaka, Tottori, Japan
Interests: plant; crop; physiology; root; salinity; cell wall
Prof. Dr. Jiří Balík
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Department of Agrienvironmental Chemistry and Plant Nutrition, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: agrochemistry and plant nutrition
Dr. Zengming Chen
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Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing 210008, China
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; greenhouse gases emissions; carbon sequestration; organic matter decompositon; soil respiration; nitrogen cycling; nitrogen fertilization and organic amendments
Prof. Dr. Massimo Fagnano
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Division of Plant Biology and Crop Science, University of Naples Federico II, Via Università 100, 80055 Naples, Italy
Interests: organic farming; agronomy soil fertility; agronomy bioremediation; soil erosion
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Dr. Nunzio Fiorentino
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Division of Plant Biology and Crop Science, University of Naples Federico II, Via Università 100, 80055 Naples, Italy
Interests: soil fertility management; phytoremediation; ecosystem services; environmental pollution
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Dr. Carla Gentile
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Department of Biological Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Palermo | UNIPA, Palermo, Italy
Interests: antioxidants; phytochemicals; plant foods; nutraceuticals; free radicals; oxidative stress; biological activities; bioavailability; chemoprevention; redox signaling
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Prof. Dr. Witold Grzebisz
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Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Environmental Biogeochemistry, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 28, 60-637 Poznan, Poland
Interests: agriculture; nitrogen use efficiency; environmental impact; socio-economic value
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Dr. Arnd Jürgen Kuhn
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Forschungszentrum Jülich, IBG-2: Plant Science, Wilhelm-Johnen-Straße, 52428 Jülich, Germany
Interests: influence of temperature on the growth and quality of crops; influence of the addition of various carbon in the soil on the growth and quality of crops ("Terra preta"); sustainable food production under changing climate conditions; adaptation to the consequences of climate change; long-term greenhouse gas sequestration in plants and soil; closing the nutrient cycle in plant production
Dr. Jiafa Luo
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Land & Environment, AgResearch, Hamilton, New Zealand
Interests: fertilizers; agriculture; soil analysis
Dr. Frédéric Marsolais
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London Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, ON N5V 4T3, Canada
Interests: seed quality; nitrogen and sulphur metabolism; amino acid metabolism; mineral nutrition; protein quality; seed protein content; legume genomics and genetics; seed proteins
Dr. Luke Moe
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Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, 311 Plant Science Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0312, USA
Interests: Microbial Ecology
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Prof. Dr. Fabio Francesco Nocito
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Università degli Studi du Milano, 20122 Milano, Italy
Interests: plant mineral nutrition; nutrient use efficiency; heavy metals detoxification; plant responses to abiotic stresses
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Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Olfs
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Facuty of Agricultural Science & Landscape Architecture, University of Applied Science Osnabrueck, 49090 Osnabrueck, Germany
Interests: fertilizer recommendation; greenhouse gas emissions; ammonia volatilisation; organic fertilizers; soil tests; plant diagosis
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Prof. Pedro Palencia
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Department of Organisms and Systems Biology, Polytechnic School of Mieres, Oviedo University, Mieres, 33600 Asturias, Spain
Interests: biofortification; fruit peduncle sap; leaf petiole sap; small fruits; strawberry
Dr. Jorge Paz-Ferreiro
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Department Chemical and Environmental Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Interests: biochar; soil quality, soil pollution, soil remediation
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Dr. Jörg Schaller
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Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), 15374 Müncheberg, Germany
Interests: silicon biogeochemistry; plant silicon
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Dr. Ward Smith
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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa Research and Development Centre, Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6, Canada
Interests: Cropping systems modeling; climate change impacts; soil carbon sequestration; greenhouse gas emissions; reactive nitrogen losses; biogeochemical modeling
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Wong
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Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon, HKSAR, Hong Kong
Interests: composting; land application of organic waste; soil plant interaction; soil contamination; phytoremediation; low input farming
Dr. Jianjun Yang
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Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: soil nutrient management; soil C sequestration; soil contamination and food security; biochar; soil microbiology
Dr. Emad Jahanzad
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California Department of Agriculture, Sacramento, CA 95833, USA
Interests: soil fertility and plant nutrition; soil health; nutrient cycling; cover crops; cropping systems; forage production
Dr. Geoff Anderson
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Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Government of Western Australia, 75 York Road, Northam, WA 6401, Australia
Interests: managing water repellency; soil aluminium toxicity; soil acidity and nutrient deficiencies (sulfur, nitrogen and phosphorus)
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Dr. Ryoichi Araki
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Faculty of Education, Wakayama University, 930, Sakaedani, Wakayama 640-8510, Japan
Interests: plant nutrition; nitrogen uptake and assimilation; ion transport; stress tolerance; genetic resources
Dr. Eduardo Aguilera
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Centro de Estudios e Investigación para la Gestión de Riesgos Agrarios y Medioambientales, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: climate change; energy; sustainability; agroeoclogy; carbon sequestration; nutrient cycles
Prof. Dr. Andrea Baglieri
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia 100, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: plant mineral nutrition; nutrient deficiency; nutrient transport; soil chemistry; plant biochemistry; soil organic matter; natural biostimulants; organic wastes
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Dr. Jonathan D. Eisenback
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School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: nematode morphology; plant-parasitic nematodes; forest nematology; plant resistance to nematodes; management of plant-parasitic nematodes; greenhouse testing of nematode control products
Dr. Ken Flower
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The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment and The UWA Institute of AgricultureThe University of Western Australia| MO87, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth 6001, Australia
Interests: conservation/sustainable agriculture; soil and plant nutrition; cropping systems; precision agriculture; weed control
Prof. Dr. Csaba Gyuricza
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Department of Soil Management, Institute of Crop Production, Szent Istvan University, 2100 Gödöllő, Hungary
Interests: oil cultivation and use; green manure management; energy crops; agroforestry; minimum tillage; sustainable crop management; climate change adaption
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Prof. Dr. Miriam Edith Athmann
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Department of Organic Farming and Cropping Systems, University of Kassel, 37213 Witzenhausen, Germany
Interests: root ecology; interactions of root growth and soil structure; subsoil management; crop resilience; nutrient management; crop quality; organic farming
Dr. Enrique Eymar
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Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Food Sciences, Autonomous University of Madrid, Av. Francisco Tomás y Valiente 7, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: phytoremediation; bioremediation; white rot fungi; organic pollutants; antibiotics; soil chemistry; soil biology; organic amendments; fertigation; biostimulants
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Dr. Beatriz Gámiz
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Department of Agrochemistry and Soil Conservation, Spanish National Research Council, Spain
Interests: environmental impact assessment; soil science; pesticides;
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Dr. Juan Herrero
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Department of Soil and Water, Estación Experimental de Aula Dei, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), 50059 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: soil salinity; gypseous soils
Dr. Katja Klumpp
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INRA, VetAgro-Sup, UMR Ecosystème Prairial, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: climate change studies; C and N cycling between plant-soil-atmosphere; C storage; GHG emissions; forage production; management effects
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Dr. Heike Knicker
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Department of Geoecology and Biogeochemistry, Spanish National Research Council, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: soil health; soil microbiology; soil biology
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Dr. Carmelo Maucieri
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Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and Environment—DAFNAE, University of Padua, Agripolis Campus, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
Interests: aquaponics; wastewater agriculture use; organic fertilization; biomass production; urban farming; constructed wetlands; soil greenhouse gas emissions
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Cesco
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bolzano, Piazza Università 5, I-39100 Bolzano, Italy
Interests: plant mineral nutrition; nutrient deficiency; nutrient transport; root exudates; geo-biochemical cycles of nutrients; copper toxicity; soil-microbe-root interface; soil chemistry; plant biochemistry
Prof. Dr. Robert J. Kremer
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Department of Soil, Environmental & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
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Dr. Bertrand Hirel
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Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Centre de Versailles-Grignon, Unité Mixte de Recherche 1318 INRA-Agro-ParisTech, Equipe de Recherce Labellisée (ERL), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) 3559, RD10, F-78026 Versailles Cedex, France
Interests: nitrogen use efficiency (NUE) of crop plants; regulation and management of N assimilation in model and crop plants; innovation and applications for sustainable agriculture
Dr. Paola Migliorini
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University of Gastronomic Sciences, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele 9, 12042 Pollentia, Italy
Interests: agroecology; sustainability evaluation; organic production systems; action-learning approach
Dr. Steve Robinson
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School of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 233, Reading RG6 6DW, UK
Interests: soil and water quality; wetlands; nutrient cycling; soil organic matter dynamics; soil erosion
Dr. Maria del Carmen Salas Sanjuán
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Department of Agronomy, Almeria University, Campus de Excelencia Internacional Agroalimentario, ceiA3, La Cañada, 04120 Almeria, Spain
Interests: plant nutrition; control tools of nutrition (sap analysis); soilless crops; hydroponics; bio-nutrition in relation to microorganisms; nutrient solution (mineral and organic solution)
Prof. Dr. David R. Smart
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Department of Viticulture & Enology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: soil science; soil conservation; agroecology; sustainability
Prof. Dr. Lech Wojciech Szajdak
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Institute for Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Sciences, 60-809 Poznań, Poland
Interests: organic and mineral soils; bioactive compounds in agricultural soils of well known and unknown structure; phytohormones; amino acids; phenolic compounds; alkaloids; enzymes
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Dr. Anna Tedeschi
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Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources (IBBR), National Research Council of Italy-CNR, 80055 Portici, Naples, Italy
Interests: soil salinity; saline water; crop production; abiotic stress; irrigation management; water use efficiency; sustainable agriculture; horticultural and fiber crops
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Dr. Ole Wendroth
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Department of Plant & Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, 1100 Nicholasville Road , Lexington, KY 40546-0091, USA
Interests: soil physics; soil water; soil hydraulic properties; spatial variability; spatial statistics; statistical time series analysis; geostatistics; soil structure; plant growth simulation
Dr. Tim Weaver
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CSIRO Agriculture & Food, NSW 2390, Australia
Interests: cotton based farming-systems; crop nutrition; Genetic x Environment x Management interactions; soil chemistry and physics
Dr. Ashlea Doolette
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School of Agriculture, Food and Wine and Waite Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Urrbrae SA 5064, Australia
Interests: characterisation and quantification of organic phosphorus in soil and plants; phosphorus nutrition and cycling; crop rotations
Dr. Paul White
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Sugarcane Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Houma, LA 70360, USA
Interests: sugarcane; soil-water interactions; eddy covariance; carbon sequestration; cover crops; remote sensing
Dr. Alwyn Williams
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School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD 4343, Australia
Interests: agroecology; arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi; cover crops; plant-soil interactions; soil health; soil microbes; soil organic carbon and nitrogen
Dr. Sotirios Archontoulis
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Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
Interests: agronomy; crop physiology; crop modeling; soil water and nitrogen modeling; genotype by environment by management interactions
Dr. Karen Barry
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Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 54, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
Interests: fungal plant pathology; horticulture; plant-pathogen interactions; crop protection
Prof. Dr. Hailin Zhang
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College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Key Laboratory of Farming System, Ministry of Agriculture of China, Beijing 100193, China
Interests: cropping system; climate change; conservation agriculture; soil organic carbon; farming
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Prof. Dr. Zina Flagella
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Department of the Sciences of Agriculture, Food and Environment(SAFE), University of Foggia, Via Napoli 25, 71122 Foggia, Italy
Interests: nitrogen use efficiency; water and heat stress; crop quality; gluten proteins; durum and bread wheat; herbaceous crop physiology
Dr. Francesco Montemurro
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics - Research Centre for Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (CREA-OF), Monsampolo del Tronto (AP), 00198 Roma, Italy
Interests: agronomy; organic farming; composting process, compost application and organic fertilization; sustainable development; crop rotations and cropping systems; agro-ecosystem techniques; nutrient management, efficiency, and balance
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Dr. Nikos Tzortzakis
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science, Cyprus University of Technology, 3036 Limassol, Cyprus
Interests: vegetable production; plant nutrition; soilless culture; substrates and hydroponics; abiotic stress; postharvest and quality of fresh produce; edible flowers; bioactive compounds; medicinal and aromatic plants
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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. 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. Julianne Lilley
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CSIRO Agriculture & Food, A GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: crop physiology; crop modelling; farming systems modelling; genotype by environment by management interactions; canola; wheat; phenology
Prof. Dr. Atul K. Jain
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Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois, 105 South Gregory Street, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: carbon cycle; nitrogen cycle; land cover and land use changes; crop growth modeling; land surface modeling; integrated assessment of climate change
Dr. Cornelia Rumpel
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CNRS, Campus AgroParisTech, Batiment EGER, 78850 Thiverval-Grignon, France
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; soil C sequestration; black carbon; biochar; soil biology; deep soil horizons; organic soil amendments; grassland management
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Prof. Dr. Wei Zhang
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Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha 410125, China
Interests: Soil carbon and nutrient cycle; Plant nutrient-acquisition strategies; Soil ecological process and environmental change; Global change and terrestrial ecosystem response
Dr. Jie Zhao
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Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha 410125, China
Interests: soil nematodes; soil biodiversity; mutlifunctionality; ecological indicators; ecosystem restoration and sustainable management; nutrient cycles
Dr. David Houben
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UniLaSalle, AGHYLE, 60026 Beauvais, France
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; soil-plant interactions; soil fertility; phosphorus management; biochar; organic soil amendments; organic waste management; rhizosphere
Prof. Dr. John Hammond
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School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Agriculture Building, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Road, Reading RG6 6EU, UK
Interests: sustainable production systems and the impact of environmental stresses on crop production; special focus on fertiliser use and efficiency in cropping systems; soil–crop interactions, including the role of soil organic matter and soil bacteria in improving the availability of soil nutrients to crops; multiple benefits of cropping and management options for sustaining yields and enhancing environmental sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Juan M. Ruiz
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Department of Plant Physiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: plant mineral nutrition; environmental stress physiology
Dr. Javier M. Gonzalez
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U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory, 275 S. Russell St., West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: soil chemistry; soil management; water quality; contaminants; soil organic matter; soil amendments
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Dr. Vincenzo Tabaglio
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Department of Sustainable Crop Productions, Section Agronomy and Plant Biotechnologies, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Via Emilia Parmense, 84, 29122 Piacenza, Italy
Interests: no-till; soil quality; soil organic matter; soil phosphorus; soil aggregate stability; soil fertility; soil biology; soil C and N dynamics; subsurface drip irrigation; agriculture sustainable intensification; allelopathic cover crops; alternative weed control; organic farming; developing countries; quinoa cultivation
Prof. Dr. Masoud Hashemi
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Masoud Hashemi is an Extension Professor, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 207 Bowditch Hall, Amherst, MA 01003-9294, USA
Interests: soil health; soil-microbe relationship; biomass conversion; forage crop management; nutrient management; crop quality
Dr. Gustavo Gomez
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NcRNA-mediated regulatory networks group, Institute for Integrative Systems Biology – I2SysBio (CSIC-UV), Scientific Park - University of Valencia, Agustín Escardino 9, 46980 Paterna, Spain
Interests: regulatory ncRNAs; RNA silencing; viroids; response to biotic and abiotic stress in crops; systems biology
Dr. Carlos García Delgado
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Department of Geology and Geochemistry, Autonomous University of Madrid, Av. Francisco Tomás y Valiente 7, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: bioremediation; white rot fungi; organic pollutants; pesticides; antibiotics; soil chemistry; soil biology; organic amendments
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Dr. Saran Sohi
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School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3FF, UK
Interests: soil organic matter; biochar; soil carbon dynamics; soil fractionation
Dr. Marshall D. McDaniel
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Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Interests: soil-plant interactions; carbon and nutrient exchange between plants and soils; how management and the environment affect carbon and nutrient exchange; soil health; sustainable agriculture
Dr. Erika Sabella
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Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies, University of Salento, Via Prov. le Monteroni, I-73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: plant physiology; abiotic stresses; heavy metals; antioxidant compounds; plant mycorrhizal symbiosis; biotic stress; Xylella fastidiosa
Dr. Alessio Aprile
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Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies, Salento University, Lecce, Italy
Centro Ecotekne via Provinciale Lecce Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: molecular responses of plants to heavy metals, drought and heat; crop physiology of durum wheat and other cereals
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Prof. Dr. Petronia Carillo
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Department of Enviromental Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: role of compatible osmolytes in stress responses; plant metabolic profiling; regulation of carbon and nitrogen metabolism; effects of biostimulants on plant metabolism
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Dr. Peter R. Ryan
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CSIRO Agriculture Flagship, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: acidic soils; aluminium toxicity; aluminium tolerance mechanisms; phosphorus nutrition and efficiency; root exudates; anion channels; root responses to hostile soils
Dr. Sharon L. Weyers
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USDA ARS NCSCRL, 803 Iowa Ave., Morris, MN 56267, USA
Interests: Soil biology and ecology; nutrient cycling; organic management; conservation practices
Dr. Emanuele Lugato
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), 21027 Ispra, Italy
Interests: biogeochemical cycles; modelling; SOC turnover; climate change
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Prof. Dr. Matthew W. Blair
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Department of Agriculture and Environment, Tennessee State University, 3500 John A. Merritt Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37209, USA
Interests: grain legumes; legume cover crops; plant breeding; agronomy and genetics
Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh
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NSW Department of Primary Industries, Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute, Menangle, NSW 2568, Australia
Interests: soil organic matter; soil biogeochemistry; soil carbon and nutrient cycling; greenhouse gas emissions; plant-soil interaction; biochar; soil carbon functionality; tillage and stubble management; organic amendments
Dr. Mariangela Diacono
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics - Research Center for Agriculture and Environment (CREA-AA), Via Celso Ulpiani 5, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: organic farming; agro-ecology; compost production, evaluation and application; sustainable agriculture assessment
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Dr. Gurpreet Kaur
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Delta Research and Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Stoneville, MS 39762, USA
Interests: soil fertility and nutrient management; agronomy; crop modeling; crop rotations; cover crops; water use and water use efficiency
Dr. Miguel Ángel Sánchez-Monedero
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CSIC-CEBAS, Department of Soil and Water Conservation and Organic Waste Management, Campus Universitario de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: soil organic matter; organic waste recycling; composting; biochar; greenhouse gases
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Dr. Diego Pizzeghello
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Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and Environment (DAFNAE), Padova University, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
Interests: effect of humic substances on plant growth; biostimulants; soil organic matter; soil phosphorus forms
Dr. Kevin F.M. Reed
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Reed Pasture Science, Brighton East, Victoria 3187, Australia
Interests: animal production systems; applied research in soil fertility; pasture survey and ecology; forage quality assessment; forage plant improvement; grass endophyte interactions; toxins and phytoestrogens in pasture
Prof. Dr. Dorcas H. Franklin
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Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: soil and water conservation; soil health and biodiversity; water quality; nutrients recycle
Dr. Gareth J. Norton
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School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Building – G41, Aberdeen AB24 3UU, UK
Interests: plant genomics; cereal genetics; soil biology; soil chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Janice Thies
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Soil and Crop Sciences Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: biochar; plant-microbe interactions; small-holder farmers; soil ecology; soil health; sustainable agriculture
Dr. Arjun Kafle
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Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
Interests: beneficial plant-microbes interaction; biogeochemical cycle; low input agroecosystem; microbial ecology
Dr. Judith M. Tisdall
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, La Trobe University 3086, Victoria, Australia
Interests: biology applied to agronomy; technology for farming and the use of plants; soil science and soil conservation; agroecology; sustainability
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. Joji Muramoto
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Department of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
Interests: organic farming; agroecology; sustainable soil fertility management; integrated soil-borne disease management; non-fumigant alternatives; crop rotation; anaerobic soil disinfestation; strawberry production; vegetable production; sustainable food systems
Dr. Sean Smukler
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Faculty of Land and Food Systems, 123-2357 Main Mall University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: agroecology; soil carbon sequestration; nutrient management; nitrogen dynamics, organic farming; composting process and compost application; organic fertilization; sustainable development; soil quality
Dr. Helen Suter
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School of Agriculture and Food, The University of Melbourne, Richmond 3010, Australia
Interests: food security; sustainable agriculture; nitrogen fertiliser efficiency; reactive nitrogen
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