Section Editors

Section Board for 'Plant Science' (12)

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Prof. Dr. Kousuke Hanada
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Bioinformatics, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka 804-8550, Japan
Interests: plant genomics; plant evolution; system biology in plants
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Prof. Dr. Xiansheng Zhang
State Key Laboratory of Crop Biology, College of Life Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, Taian 271018, China
Interests: plant organgenesis; regeneration; stem cell; totipotency
Dr. Daisuke Miki
Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201602, China
Interests: epigenetics; genome engineering
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Prof. Dr. Yoshiteru Noutoshi
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Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University, Okayama 700-8530, Japan
Interests: plant pathology; plant disease resistance; host responses; pathogenicity; plant defense activators; biocontrol; phytohormones; crop protection
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Dr. Leopold Jirovetz
Division of Clinical Pharmacy and Diagnostics, University of Vienna, A-1090 Wien, Austria
Interests: flavour and aroma compounds; essential oils; chemical and biological analyses; volatiles from selected plant samples; aroma and classic medicinal applications of natural and synthetic volatile plant constituents
Dr. Othmane Merah
1. Agro-industrial Chemistry Laboratory (LCA), University of Toulouse, 31030 Toulouse, France
2. Biological Engineering Department, Paul Sabatier University, 32000 Auch, France
Interests: plant physiology; plant breeding; bioactives accumulation; essential oils; biofertilizers; cereals; oilseed crop; legumes; vegetables; secondary metabolites; andioxidants
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Prof. Dr. Balazs Barna

Plant Protection Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Herman Ottó út 15, 1022 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: biochemical and molecular mechanisms of plant disease resistance; plant stress; role of reactive oxygens and antioxidants; plant hormones; induced and acquired resistance
Dr. Stefania Lamponi
Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, DoE Department of Excellence 2018-2022, University of Siena, via Aldo Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: drug discovery; natural products; bioactive molecules; functional foods; nutraceuticals; in vitro biological tests; carriers for bioactive molecules; bioactivity
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Prof. Dr. Francois Lefort
Plants and Pathogens Group, Research Institute Land Nature and Environment, hepia, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, Jussy, 1200 Geneva, Switzerland
Interests: pathogens; plant genetic resources; plant pathogenic microorganisms; bioprospection; biostimulants; genomics; metagenomics
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Prof. Dr. Guido Lingua
University of Eastern Piedmont / Università del Piemonte Orientale, 15121 Alessandria, Italy
Interests: plant-microbe interactions; arbuscular mycorrhiza; plant growth-promoting bacteria
Dr. Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
Herbario Nacional of Bolivia (LPB), Institute of Ecology, University Mayor of San Andres, 1017 La Paz, Bolivia
Interests: ethnobiology; ethnobotany; traditional knowledge; climate change; Arecaceae
Prof. Dr. Eva Čellárová
Department of Genetics, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia
Interests: antitumor activity; genus Hypericum; transcriptomic data; biosynthesis
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