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Section Board for 'Water Use and Irrigation' (26)

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Dr. Rose Brodrick
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CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: Crop Agronomy; Irrigation and Water Use Efficiency; Digital Agriculture
Dr. Saseendran S. Anapalli
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Sustainable Water Management Research Unit, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Ft Collins, CO 80526, USA
Interests: agriculture; limited irrigation water management; plant physiology; sustainable agriculture; water resources management; climate change; agricultural system modeling; climate change impacts in agriculture; eddy covariance flux monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Camposeo
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Via Amendola 165/A, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: fruit quality; horticulture; irrigation; phenolic compounds; plant physiology; agriculture; soil; wastewater; antioxidant activity; polyphenols
Dr. Paola A. Deligios
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Department of Agriculture, Division of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Sassari, Viale Italia 39, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: crop modelling; climate change impacts; cropping systems; organic agriculture
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Dr. Alejandro Galindo
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Department of Agroforestry Science, University of Seville, Ctra. Utrera Km 1, 41013 Seville, Spain
Interests: irrigation management; deficit irrigation; climate change; plant ecophysiology; water stress; water relations; water footprint; water use efficiency; water productivity; water saving; droughts and water scarcity; plant nutrition; evapotranspiration and plant modelling
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Dr. Ivan Francisco Garcia Tejero
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Andalusian Institute of Teaching and Agricultural Researcher (IFAPA), 41200 Alcalá del Río, Spain
Interests: abiotic stress in plants; photosynthesis; crop ecophysiology; water relation in plants; thermography
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Dr. Robert Lascano
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USDA ARS Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Interests: hydrology; agriculture; soil fertility; water resources management; plant physiology; soil; soil and water conservation; environmental science; sustainable agriculture; environment
Dr. Philippe Debaeke
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INRA (Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique), UMR AGIR, CS 52627, 31326 Castanet-Tolosan, France
Interests: interaction genotype by environment; crop modeling; cropping systems; water management; integrated crop protection; sunflower
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Prof. Dr. Paul A. Ty Ferré
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Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Science, University of Arizona, 1133 E. James E. Rogers Way, JW Harshbarger Building, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Interests: vadose zone hydrology; measurement network optimization; model-based decision support; hydrology and water resources
Dr. David Uriarte Hernandez
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Department of Horticulture, Centre for Research and Technological Development of Extremadura (CICYTEX), 6007 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: agriculture; irrigation and water relationships; crop management; viticulture
Dr. Anita Ierna
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Institute of BioEconomy, National Research Council (CNR-IBE) Via P. Gaifami 18, 95126 Catania, Italy
Interests: irrigation; sustainability; water resources management; agriculture; crop management; sustainable agriculture; crop production; organic farming
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Dr. Brian Eugene Jackson
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Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27697-7609, USA
Interests: Wood substrates; Bark substrates; Engineering raw materials; Substrate particle dynamics; Substrate Hydrology; Container plant root growth; Substrate analytical methods
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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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Dr. Camilla Pandolfi
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Scienze e Tecnologie Agrarie, Alimentari, Ambientali e Forestali (DAGRI), University of Florence, Firenze FI, Italy
Interests: plants; plant biology; plant physiology; plant environmental; stress physiology; plant ecology; biomechanics; physiology horticulture; botany; ecology
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Dr. C. Dionisio Pérez-Blanco
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Departament of Economics and Economic History, University of Salamanca, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: hydroeconomics; economic calibrated models; mathematical programming; system analysis; water scarcity; droughts
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Prof. Dr. Maurizio Borin
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment, University of Padova, Padova, Veneto, Italy
Interests: agriculture water relationships; water quality and irrigation; controlled drainage; ecosystem services; aquaponics
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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. Luigi Manfrini
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences – DISTAL - Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Viale Fanin, 46, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: application of new technologies and precision management techniques; effects of the environment on fruit tree physiology; developing new management strategies to improve orchards’ sustainability, maintaining a high level of quality and yields
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Dr. Belen Gallego-Elvira
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Agricultural Engineering Department, Technical University of Cartagena, Paseo Alfonso XIII, 48, 30203 Cartagena, Spain
Interests: irrigation sustainability; water desalination for agriculture; life cycle assessment in agriculture; remote sensing of vegetation; models and decision-support systems
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Dr. Phil Eberbach
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School of Agricultural and Wine sciences Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia
Interests: measuring and managing of evapotranspiration by agricultural systems; manipulation of systems water balance through the retention and management of crop residues and the implications for biomass production and crop yield; influence of evaporative flux on the microclimate of agricultural crops; factors by which high temperatures impacts can be avoid in irrigated rice systems; long term climatic changes in south eastern Australia; managing agricultural cropping systems to improve water use and reduce deep percolation losses
Dr. Cristina Patanè
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CNR-Istituto per la BioEconomia (IBE), Sede Secondaria di Catania, Via P. Gaifami 18, 95126 Catania, Italy
Interests: seed germination;sustainable use of irrigation water; crop management; fruit quality; biomass crops
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Dr. Pasquale Losciale
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Department of Soil, Plant, and Food Sciences, University of Bari “Aldo Moro” | UNIBA, Via Amendola 165/A, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: leaf functioning; water relations; abiotic stresses; photo-protection; plan-based indices; fruit growth; bio-diversity; temperate fruit trees
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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
Dr. Brunella Morandi
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Department of Agri-Food Sciences and Technologies, University of Bologna | UNIBO, Viale Fanin 44, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: irrigation; source-sink relationship; fruit growth; fruit tree ecophysiology; water relation; fruit quality
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Dr. Amor V.M. Ines
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Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, and Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: integrations of advanced modeling techniques; in-situ/proximal/remote sensing; advanced climate information for decision supports for agriculture and water management; agricultural models; agricultural production system
Dr. Huihui Zhang
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Water Management and System Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, CO, USA
Interests: irrigation water management; remote sensing; crop water use; ET modeling
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