Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (151)

Dr. Alejandro Galindo
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Department of Water Engineering & Management, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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
Prof. Dr. María Teresa Lao Arenas
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Department of Agronomy, Universidad de Almería (UAL), 04120 La Cañada, Almería, Spain
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Dr. Dimitrios S. Paraforos
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Institute of Agricultural Engineering, University of Hohenheim, Garben Str. 9, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: agricultural machinery automation; ISOBUS technologies; unmanned ground and aerial vehicles; decentralized and resilient digital farming systems
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Dr. Walter Chitarra
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1. Research Centre for Viticulture and Enology, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Via XXVIII Aprile 26, 31015 Conegliano (TV), Italy
2. Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, National Research Council of Italy (IPSP-CNR), Strada delle Cacce 73, 10135 Turin, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; genotype–environment interaction; plant–pathogen interaction; plant–AM fungi interaction; biocontrol; RNAi; plant priming
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Dr. Or Sperling
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Ministry of Agriculture, ARO, Gilat, Israel
Interests: abiotic stress, whole-plant physiology, carbohydrate management, mineral uptake, dormancy, climate shifts, plant hydraulics, and irrigation management
Dr. Matteo Caser
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Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences - Ornamental & Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, University of Turin, Largo Paolo Braccini, 2, 10095 Grugliasco (TO), Italy
Interests: ornamental plants; MAPs; plant physiology; abiotic stress; plant biochemistry; nutraceutical properties; secondary metabolites
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Dr. Carmen M. Padilla-Díaz
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Labo Plantecologie, Vakgroep Plant en Gewas BW21, Faculteit Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen, Campus Coupure A, Coupure 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: regulated deficit irrigation; plant sensors for monitoring and irrigation management; Impact of climate change on plant growth and fruit development; mechanistic plant modelling
Dr. Agnieszka Synowiec
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Department of Agroecology and Crop Production, University of Agriculture in Kraków, 31-120 Kraków, Poland
Interests: allelopathy; weed biology and ecology; weed resistance to herbicides
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Dr. Gerassimos Peteinatos
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Institute of Phytomedicine (360), Department of Weed Science, University of Hohenheim, 70599 Stuttgart, Germany
Interests: precision farming; sensors in agriculture; robotics; mechanical weed management; AI; hyperspecral data; innovation technologies
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Prof. Dr. Alfonso Exposito
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Department of Applied Economics, University of Malaga (Spain), Ejido 6, 29013 Malaga, Spain
Interests: environmental and agricultural economics; circular economy; water resources management
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Dr. Silvia Fogliatto
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Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, I-10095 Grugliasco, Italy
Interests: weed biology; seed germination; crop-weed interactions; weed management; herbicide resistance; sustainable use of herbicides; rice cultivation
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Dr. Eric Ariel L. Salas
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Agricultural Research and Development Program, College of Science and Engineering, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH, USA
Interests: remote sensing for agricultural applications; agricultural management and practices; agricultural systems modeling
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Aiello
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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Interests: engineering; computer science; agricultural and biological sciences; business, management and accounting; decision sciences; mathematics; energy; environmental science; chemical engineering; materials science; chemistry; physics and astronomy; unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
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Dr. Ehsan Tavakkoli
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NSW Department of Primary Industries, Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650, Australia
Interests: dryland agriculture; soil constraints; water use efficiency; crop nutrition; soil-plant interaction; soil-based amendments; crop yield improvements in hostile soils
Dr. Vinay Pagay
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School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Interests: agricultural engineering; agriculture agronomy & agriculture; horticultural crop growth and development; horticultural production; orticulture; oenology and viticulture; plant biology; plant physiology; sensor technology
Prof. Dr. Enrico Francia
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Department of Life Science, Centre BIOGEST-SITEIA, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Amendola, n. 2, 42122 Reggio Emilia (RE), Italy
Interests: small grain cereals; tomato; genetics and genomics; agronomy; crop physiology; abiotic stress tolerance; CBF/DREB transcription factors; copy number variation
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Prof. Dr. Raffaele Cortignani
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Department of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, Tuscia University, Viterbo, Italy
Interests: economic modeling; sustainable agriculture; forecasts; environmental analysis; mathematical programming; farm management; climate change; agricultural policies
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Dr. Jorge Antonio Sánchez-Molina
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System Engineering and Automatic Control, Department of Informatics, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain
Interests: control; greenhouse; modeling; climate; fertigation; CO2; Internet of Things; DSS
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Dr. Danilo Hottis Lyra
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Department of Computational & Analytical Sciences, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden AL5 2JQ, UK
Interests: maize and wheat breeding; quantitative genetics; statistical genomics; association studies; gene-based mapping; genomic prediction; and high-throughput plant phenotyping for crop improvement
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