Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (104)

Dr. Ahmad A. Omar
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Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 700 Experiment Station Road, Lake Alfred, FL 33850, USA
Interests: Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; genome editing; Protoplast technology; Citrus breeding and Genetics; tissue culture
Dr. Stefania Toscano
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, Via Valdisavoia, 5 - 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: ornamental plants; abiotic stresses; antioxidant enzymes; biodiversity; product quality; germination; light response
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Dr. Sergio Argento
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CNR-ISAFoM National Council of Research, Institute for Agricultural and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean - Via Empedocle n.58, 95128 Catania, Italy
Interests: horticultural and flower crops; agroecosystems and environment; sustainable development of agronomy; sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystem services of cultivation systems for bioenergy; breeding and cultivation systems
Prof. Dr. Domenico Ronga
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Pharmacy Department, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II n.132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy
Interests: sustainable agriculture; crop production; soil fertility; plant nutrition; organic agriculture; crop physiology
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Dr. Valerio Cirillo
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Department of Agricultural Science, University of Napoli Federico II, Portici, 80055 Naples, Italy
Interests: salt stress; Plant resilience; abiotic stresses; plant nutrition; halophytes
Dr. Charles T. Hunter
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Chemistry Research Unit, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, U.S. Department of Agriculture—Agricultural Research Service, Gainesville, FL 32608 USA
Interests: plant genetics; plant defense; metabolism
Prof. Dr. Ana Jiménez-Cantizano
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Food Technology, Vegetal Production Area, University of Cadiz, Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (ceiA3), IVAGRO, P.O. Box 40, 11510 Puerto Real, Spain
Interests: Bee Pollen as Oenological Tool; Breeding and cultivation of grapevine; Vitis vinifera; grapevine; SSR molecular markers; wine
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Amores-Arrocha
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Food Technology, Vegetal Production Area, University of Cadiz, Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (ceiA3), IVAGRO, P.O. Box 40, 11510 Puerto Real, Spain
Interests: bee pollen; oenology; alcoholic fermentation; white winemaking; red winemaking; volatile compounds in wines; sensory analysis of wines; physical-chemical analysis of wines; characterization of vine varieties; study of the oenological potential of vine varieties
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Dr. Gianluca Allegro
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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
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Dr. Zhiyong Pan
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College of Horticulture and Forestry Sciences, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: molecular basis of plant-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi interaction; identification and functional analysis of citrus rhizosphere microbiome; acclimation mechanism of citrus plants to nutrient deficiency
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Dr. Nestor Kippes
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Department of Plant Biology and Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, United States
Interests: Horticulture; Plant Breeding; Flowering Time; Aromatic Plants; Terpenes; Limeaceae; Oil Crops
Dr. Katarzyna Rubinowska
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Faculty of Environmental Biology, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Interests: plant stress; peroxidase; plant senescence; vaselife; postharvest; polyamines; cut inflorescence; cold stress; temperature stress; water stress
Dr. József Fail
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Department of Entomology, Plant Protection Institute, Szent István University, H-1118 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: horticultural pest management
Dr. Maria Concetta Strano
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA) - Research Centre for Olive, Fruit and Citrus crops, Corso Savoia 190, 95024 Acireale (CT), Italy
Interests: Postharvest; fresh fruit; citrus fruit; fruit quality; alternative strategies; edible coatings; cold storage; modified atmosphere
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Dr. Hong Zhu
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South China Botanical Garden (SCBG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Guangzhou 510650, China
Interests: postharvest biology; non-coding RNA-mediated regulation of fruit ripening; senescence and stress tolerance
Prof. Dr. Wioletta Biel
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Division of Animal Nutrition and Food, Department of Monogastric Animal Sciences, Faculty of Biotechnology and Animal Husbandry, West Pomeranian University of Technology Szczecin, 71-270 Szczecin, Poland
Interests: medicinal and aromatic plants; product quality of fruit and vegetables; plant nutrition; plant protection
Prof. Dr. Shunli Wang
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Center of Peony, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: genetic breeding; molecular mechanisms; tree peony; herbaceous peony; florescence; molecular markers; flowering time genes; postharvest physiology; gene clone
Prof. Dr. Aisheng Xiong
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State Key Laboratory of Crop Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement, College of Horticulture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
Interests: vegetable genetics and germplasm enhancement; vegetable secondary metabolism; vegetable evolutionary genomics and domestication; vegetable abiotic stress
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Prof. Dr. Jer-Chia Chang
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Department of Horticulture, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan
Interests: physiology and productivity of fruit crops; ecophysiology; photosynthesis; sink-source relations; reproductive biology
Dr. Zhanwu Dai
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Beijing Key Laboratory of Grape Science and Enology, Key Laboratory of Plant Resources, LIA Innogrape, Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Interests: grape quality; plant modelling; fruit metabolism; anthocyanins; secondary metabolism
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