Editorial Board for section 'Forest Ecophysiology and Biology'

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Members (108)

Prof. Dr. Stefan Arndt
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 500 Yarra Boulevard, Richmond, VIC 3121, Australia
Interests: plant ecophysiology; stress physiology; drought tolerance; water relations; forest growth and carbon balance; trace gas emissions
Dr. Cate Macinnis-Ng
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: plant ecophysiology; carbon and water cycles; forest function; global change
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Dr. Bartosz Adamczyk
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Section Board Member
Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Latokartanonkaari 9, 00790 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: plant and soil biochemistry; plant-soil-microbial interactions; climate change; plant secondary compounds; chromatography; isotopes; plant biochemistry; plant physiology; greenhouse gases; carbon sequestration; soil organic matter; boreal forests
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Dr. Auro C. Almeida
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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Private Bag 12, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia
Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest hydrology; process-based modelling; water relations; catchment and basin management; climate change adaptation
Prof. Dr. Filippos A. Aravanopoulos
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Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P.O. Box 278, University Campus, Thessaloniki 54124, Greece
Interests: forest genetics; conservation of genetic resources-genetic monitoring; population genetics; epigenetics-epigenomics; molecular breeding-QTL mapping-MAS; coevolution; fluctuating asymmetry & allometry
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Prof. Dr. Fred O. Asiegbu
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Department of Forest Sciences, University of Helsinki, Latokartanonkaari 7, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: forest fungi; tree–microbe interactions; fungal genomics; ecogenomics; molecular pathobiology; interspecific fungal interactions; mycobiome; comparative fungal genomics; symbiosis; biocontrol
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Dr. Doug P. Aubrey
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1. University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, USA
2. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, UGA, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: ecophysiology; ecosystem ecology; silviculture; biogeochemistry
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Dr. Martin Bader
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Senior Lecturer in Ecology, School of Science, Auckland University of Technology, 34 St Paul St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Interests: plant ecology; tree physiology; global change ecology; plant–insect interactions; plant–pathogen interactions
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Prof. Dr. Giovanna Battipaglia
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Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli”, Via Vivaldi 43, I-81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: forest ecology; stable isotopes; tree-rings; carbon and water cycle; drought; xylogenesis; Intra-annual density fluctuation
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Prof. Dr. Robert A. Blanchette
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Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, 495 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108-6030, USA
Interests: forest pathology; tree diseases; forest microbes; microbial diversity; biological processing; forest health; wood microbiology; wood decomposition
Dr. Carlo Calfapietra
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Institute of Research on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET), National Research Council (CNR), Via Marconi 2, 05010 Porano (TR), Italy
Interests: green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; urban forests; urban resilience and sustainability; plant ecophysiology in relation to stress; adaptation-mitigation to global change; air pollution; ecosystem services
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Dr. José M. Climent Maldonado
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Forest Research Centre, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (CSIC-INIA), Ctra. A Coruña km 7.5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: life history evolution in pines; forest tree breeding; conservation of genetic resources; fire tolerance and resilience of forest tree species; phenotypic plasticity and phenotypic integration
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Dr. Claudia Cocozza
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Department of Science and Technology in Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry, University of Florence, Via S. Bonaventura 13, I-50145 Florence, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant stress responses; water relations; plant sensors
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Prof. Dr. Mark D. Coleman
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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: forest tree nutrition; bioenergy feedstock production; intensive silviculture; belowground processes
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Cumming
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Department of Natural Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; mycorrhizal fungi; plant growth promoting bacteria; environmental stress; soil metals; salinity; drought; nutrient limitation
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Dr. Teresa Soares David
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Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P., Av. da República, Quinta do Marquês, 2780-159 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: forest ecophysiology (plant water relations); climate change impacts; adaptation and mitigation in forests (drought)
Prof. Dr. John M. Davis
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School of Forest Resources & Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: forest biotechnology; tree-pathogen interactions; fusiform rust disease and forest health
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Dr. Giovanbattista De Dato
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Forestry and Wood, 52100 Arezzo, Italy
Interests: forest tree population genetics; ecophysiology; phenotyping; functional traits; adaptive traits; drought stress
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Prof. Dr. Víctor Resco de Dios
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1. Department of Crop and Forest Sciences and Agrotecnio Center, Universitat de Lleida, 25198 Lleida, Spain
2. School of Life Sciences and Engineering, Southwest University for Science and Technology, Mianyang 621010, China
Interests: wildfire; flammability; forests; pyro-physiology; plant-water relations; circadian ecology
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Prof. Dr. Alfredo Di Filippo
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Laboratory of Dendroecology, Dept. Agriculture and Forest Science (DAFNE), Università della Tuscia, Via SC de Lellis, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: tree growth and structure; dendroecology; permanent plots; old-growth forests; natural forest dynamics
Dr. Gaetano Distefano
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Dipartimento di Agricoltura, Università degli Studi di Catania, Alimentazione e Ambiente (Di3A), Sez. Arboricoltura e Genetica agraria, Via Valdisavoia 5, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: tree crop biotechnology; tree crop genomics; transgenics; biodiversity evaluation and analysis; fruit tree crops breeding; reproductive biology on fruit crops
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Prof. Dr. Richard Dodd
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Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, 145 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: forest genetics/genomics; conservation genetics; evolutionary genetics; colonization and gene dispersal; hybridization
Dr. Timo Domisch
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Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Yliopistokatu 6B, FI-80100 Joensuu, Finland
Interests: forest soil ecology; tree fine roots; wood ants; forest tree ecophysiology; tree litter decomposition; carbon and nutrient cycling
Dr. Juan Pedro Ferrio
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1. Unidad de Recursos Forestales, Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón (CITA), Avda. Montañana 930, E-50059 Zaragoza, Spain
2. Aragon Agency for Research and Development (ARAID), E-50018 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: ecophysiology; ecohydrology; palaeoecology; phenotyping
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Dr. Mariangela Fotelli
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Hellenic Agricultural Organization-Demeter, Forest Research Institute, Vasilika, 570 06 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: forest ecophysiology; tree physiology; climate change adaptation and mitigation; carbon and nitrogen balance; water fluxes
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Dr. Lina Fusaro
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Sapienza University of Rome | La Sapienza, Department of Environmental Biology, Ple Aldo Moro 5, I-00185 Rome, RM, Italy
Interests: plant ecophysiology; plant functional traits; multi-stress environment; climate change; nitrogen deposition; air pollution effects on Mediterranean tree species; green infrastructures; urban and peri-urban forests; regulating ecosystem services; multi-scale approach
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Prof. Dr. Oliver Gailing
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Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Büsgenweg 2, D-37077 Göttingen, Germany
Interests: forest genetics; adaptation to climate change; hybridization
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Prof. Dr. Giacomo Alessandro Gerosa
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Department of Mathematics and Physics, Catholic University of Brescia, I-25121 Brescia, Italy
Interests: atmospheric pollution; atmospheric chemistry and physics; ozone and particle deposition; negative effects on vegetation; exposure and dose; risk assessment
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Dr. Luisa Ghelardini
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Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forest Sciences and Technologies, University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 18, 50144 Firenze, Italy
Interests: forest pathology; emerging diseases; alien forest pathogens; molecular diagnostics; tree dormancy; tree phenology; ontogenetic disease resistance; disease escape; tree breeding for disease resistance
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