Editorial Board

Members (234)

Prof. Dr. Luigi De Bellis
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Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Gianluca Allegro *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences - DISTAL, University of Bologna, viale Fanin 44, 40127 Bologna, Italy
Interests: grapevine physiology; berry ripening; phenolic maturity; sustainable management techniques; precision viticulture; climate change; vineyard mechanization
* Section EiC of Viticulture
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Dr. Umberto Bernardo
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CNR, Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, 80055 Portici, Italy
Interests: biological control; endosymbionts; integrative taxonomy; invasive species
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Prof. Dr. Stefania De Pascale
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Department of Agricultural Sciences,Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: open field vegetable production; greenhouse production; sustainable water and nutrition management; hydroponic systems; crop water and salinity stress-tolerance
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Dr. Amit Dhingra
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Department of Horticulture, Washington State University, 155 Johnson Hall, P.O. Box 646414, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
Interests: genomics; plastid biology; stress, ripening; ethylene; photobiology; photosynthesis; genetics, phenomics; biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Esmaeil Fallahi
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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Parma Research and Extension Center, University of Idaho, Parma, ID 83660, USA
Interests: fruit crop physiology
Prof. Dr. Elazar Fallik
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ARO-the Volcani Center, Department of Postharvest Science of Fresh Produce, 68 HaMakkabbim Road, P.O. Box 15159, Rishon LeZiyyon 7505101, Israel
Interests: postharvest physiology; pathology; sensory and biochemistry issues; fruit; vegetables
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Prof. Dr. Christian Fischer
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, 39100 Bolzano, Italy
Interests: horticultural economics, management and marketing; horticultural value and supply chains; fruit and vegetable consumer behaviour; rural development and horticultural policies
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Dr. Alessandra Francini
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Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
Interests: antioxidant; chlorophyll fluorescence; fruit quality; tree; heavy metals; phytoremediation; xenobiotic
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Prof. Dr. Nazim Gruda
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INRES—Institute of Crop Science and Resource Conservation, Division of Horticultural Sciences, University of Bonn, 53121 Bonn, Germany
Interests: vegetables; climate change; horticulture; soilless culture; growing media; protected cultivation; greenhouse production
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Prof. Dr. Genhua Niu
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Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M University, 17360 Coit Road, Dallas, TX 75252, USA
Interests: controlled environment agriculture; hydroponics; indoor vertical farming; environmental stress physiology; urban landscape water conservation
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Prof. Dr. Alberto Pardossi *
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: plant physiology; vegetable crops; greenhouse horticulture; fruit quality
* Section EiC of Developmental Physiology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology
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Prof. Dr. Sergio Ruffo Roberto
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Prof. Dr. Wilfried Rozhon
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Department of Agriculture, Ecotrophology, and Landscape Development, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, 06406 Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Interests: plant nutrition; orphan crops; analytical methods, including HPLC, UHPLC, GC, mass spectrometry, optical spectroscopy, electrophoresis and quantitative PCR; separation and analysis of chiral molecules; enzyme assays; inhibitors
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Prof. Dr. Harald Scherm
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Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, 120 Carlton Street Athens, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: plant pathogen biology; epidemiology, and integrated disease management; diseases of fruit and vegetable crops and their control
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Prof. Dr. Amarat Simonne
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Food Environmental Toxicology Laboratory, University of Florida, 3025 McCarty Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: food safety; food quality; composition
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Prof. Dr. Douglas D. Archbold *
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Advisory Board Member
Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky, N318 Agricultural Sciences North, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
Interests: fruit set and development; polyol metabolism; ripening and senescence;aroma volatiles
* the Honorary Editor-in-Chief
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Dr. Dalia Aiello
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Enviroment, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 100, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: plant pathology; morphological and molecular diagnosis of bacteria and fungi; development of diseases control strategies; soil and substrate disinfestation against soil-borne pathogens; fungicides resistance
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Dr. Joseph P. Albano
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U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, 2001 S. Rock Rd., Fort Pierce, FL 34945, USA
Interests: the interactions of plants, substrates, water treatment systems, and production practices as they relate to sustainable production as influenced by the nutrient release rate and formulation of fertili; water and nutrient holding capacities of substrates; water and nutrient requirements of crops; irrigation water quality; plant and substrate chemical and physical properties; environmental conditions; and plant species
Dr. Ute Albrecht
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Southwest Florida Research and Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Immokalee, FL 34142, USA
Interests: citrus; citrus production; citrus diseases; rootstocks; rootstock propagation; root traits; rootstock-scion interactions; huanglongbing
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Prof. Dr. Arturo Alvino
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Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
Interests: agriculture; crop management; horticultural crops; irrigation; precision agriculture; remote sensing
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Dr. Laura Bardi
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CREA-IT Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Centre for Engineering and Agro-Food Processing, USSA Turin, Area di Ricerca di Torino, Strada delle Cacce, 73, 10135 Turin, Italy
Interests: bioeconomy; bioremediation and phytoremediation; rhizospheric microorganisms; microbial biotechnologies; crops tolerance to abiotic stresses; fruit trees response to climate change
Prof. Dr. Boris Basile
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Via Università, 100, 80055 Portici (Napoli), Italy
Interests: Applied environmental physiology of fruit trees and grapevines; water relations; light relations; source-sink relations; carbon partitioning; fruit quality; orchard/vineyard planting systems; pruning; deficit irrigation
Prof. Dr. Daniele Bassi
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: systematic pomology; tree fruit breeding and cultivar evaluation for fruit quality; disease resistance and tree growth type
Dr. Martina Bavec
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Institute for Organic Farming, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Maribor, Pivola 10, 2311 Hoče/Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: vegetables; field crops; organic production; food quality; environmetal issues; agroecology
Dr. Nadia Bertin
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Plantes et Systèmes de Culture Horticoles, French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE), 84914 Avignon, France
Interests: fruit quality; fruit health value; water deficit; genotype by environment interaction; fruit growth; cell division; process-based models
Dr. Krishna Bhattarai
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Department of Plant Sciences, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: horticultural plant breeding; genetics, genomics and transcriptomics; disease resistance
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Dr. Carmelo Peter Bonsignore
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Laboratorio di Entomologia ed Ecologia Applicata, Dipartimento PAU, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, 89124 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: insect ecology; pest management; agricultural and forest entomology; biological control; tritrophic interactions
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