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Prof. Dr. Dilantha Fernando
Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Tel. +1 204 474 6072; Fax: +1 204 474 7528
Interests: canola and wheat pathology: epidemiology of plant pathogens, evolution/genetic variation of fungal pathogens, biological control of plant diseases, breeding for disease resistance microbial, ecology and microbial interactions

Associate Editor
Dr. Milan S. Stankovic
Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Kragujevac, Str. Radoja Domanovića No. 12, 34000 Kragujevac, Republic of Serbia
Tel. +381 343 36 223; Fax: + 381 34 335 040

Assistant Managing Editor
Ms. Xinya Huang
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Dr. Mark F. Belmonte
Biological Sciences Building, Faculty of Science, 50 Sifton Rd, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, R3T2N2, Canada
Tel. +1 204 474 8556; Fax: +1 204 474 7604
Interests: plant anatomy and development; seed biology; genomics; abiotic and biotic stress physiology; transcriptional regulation; systems biology
Contribution: Special Issue: New Insights into Plant Small RNAs

Dr. Vagner A. Benedito
Division of Plant & Soil Sciences, 2090 Agricultural Sciences Building, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6108, Morgantown, WV 26506-6108, USA
Tel. +1 304 293 5434; Fax: +1 304 293 2960
Interests: functional genetics and genomics; plant development and molecular physiology; biological nitrogen fixation in legumes; hormonal Interactions in tomato development; biochemistry of membrane transporters and transcription factors

Prof. Dr. Prasanta C. Bhowmik
Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Tel. +1 413 545 5223
Interests: allelopathy; invasive plants; weed biology

Dr. Regula Billeter
Institute of Integrative Biology, ETH Zürich, Universitätsstrasse 16, ETH Zentrum, CHN H68, CH-8092 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 632 4588; Fax: +41 44 632 1215
Interests: global change ecology, climate change and extreme weather events: impact on native and alien plant species, climate change and its impact on alpine/arctic ecosystems invasion biology, biodiversity in agricultural landscapes, landscape ecology, agroecology

Prof. Dr. Atle M. Bones
Cell, Molecular Biology and Genomics Group, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Tel. +47 7359 8692; Fax: +47 7359 6100
Interests: plant and algae cell biology; defense systems; organization and mechanisms; functional genomics; biotic and abiotic stress responses; molecular biology; systems biology approaches

Dr. Rishi R. Burlakoti
Research Lead and Plant Pathologist; Weather INnovations Consulting LP, 7159 Queens Line, Chatham, ON, Canada
Adjunct Faculty, Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: plant pathology, integrated disease management, plant disease epidemiology, host-parasite interaction, mycotoxin diversity, population genetics, molecular biology

Prof. Dr. Steven E. Clark
University of Michigan, Department of Biology, 4124 Natural Science Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1382, USA
Tel. +1 734 647 4151; Fax: +1 734 647 0884
Interests: development; meristem; stem cell; signal transduction; receptor; ligand; kinase; phosphatase

Prof. Dr. Thomas Dresselhaus
Cell Biology and Plant Biochemistry, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstraße 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Interests: reproduction, germline development, fertilization mechanisms, parthenogenesis, embryo patterning, speciation, drought stress during reproduction

Prof. Dr. Eleftherios P. Eleftheriou
Emeritus Professor in Botany/Biology, Department of Botany, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel. +30 2310 998385; Fax: +30 2310 998382
Interests: plant cell biology; plant anatomy and morphology; microtubules; actin microfilaments; effects of herbicides, metals and organic pollutants on plant cell structure and mitosis; phloem; nectaries; plant biotechnology
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Effects of Herbicides and Heavy Metals to the Structure and Function of Plant Cells

Dr. Brett Ferguson
Centre for Integrative Legume Research (CILR), The University of Queensland St. Lucia, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
Tel. +61-7-3346-9951; Fax: +61-7-3365-3556
Interests: Legume nodulation and nitrogen fixation; Plant-microbe interactions (symbioses); Plant functional genomics, Plant signalling and development

Dr. Patrick M. Finnegan
University of Western Australia, School of Plant Biology (M084), 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia, 6009, Australia
Tel. +61 8 6488 8546; Fax: +61 8 6488 1108
Interests: organelle biogenesis; phosphorus nutrition; root adaptations; signal transduction; gene regulation

Prof. Daniel K. Gladish
Department of Biology, Miami University, Hamilton, OH 45013, USA
Tel. +1 513 785 3244
Interests: plant anatomy and development (especially with regard to roots); stress physiology; aerenchyma formation; and programmed cell death

Prof. Dr. Charles L. Guy
Department of Environmental Horticulture, Box 110675, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-0675, USA
Interests: plant responses to suboptimal environmental conditions; biochemistry; physiology; molecular biology; freezing stress tolerance

Dr. Günter Hoch
Department of Environmental Sciences - Botany, University of Basel, Schönbeinstrasse 6, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: plant ecophysiology; tree physiology; carbon-relations; mobile carbon reserves; alpine treeline; cold-climate growth limitation

Dr. Anna K. Jäger
Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel. +45 3533 6339; Fax: +45 3533 6041
Interests: ethnopharmacology; ethnobotany; biology of medicinal plants; biological effects of active substances from plants; phytomedicine; new plant products, active substances and secondary metabolites

Prof. Dr. Jae-Yean Kim
Department of Biochemistry, Gyeongsang National University, 27-306, 501 Jinju-Daero, Jinju, Gyeongnam 660-701, Korea
Tel. +82 55 772 1361; Fax: +82 55 759 9363
Interests: plasmodesmata; phloem; cell-to-cell communication; intercellular protein and RNA trafficking

Dr. Li-Jun Ma
Life Science Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Massachusetts, Rm 433, 240 Thatcher Road, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
Tel. +1 413 545 1205
Interests: plant-fungal interactions of wilt diseases caused by Fusarium oxysporum and Verticillium dahliae; evolution of plant pathogenic fungi

Dr. Rui Malhó
Departamento de Biologia Vegetal, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal
Tel. +351-217-500-069; Fax: +351-217-500-048
Interests: cell and molecular biology; functional genomics; fluorescence video and confocal microscopy; plant cell development
Contribution: Special Issue: Plant Endomembrane Trafficking

Dr. Gary Peng
Saskatoon Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 0X2, Canada
Tel. +1 306 956 7217; Fax: +1 306 956 7247
Interests: canola pathology: clubroot, blackleg, genetic variation of pathogens, biological control of plant diseases and weeds, disease resistance, and microbial interactions

Prof. Dr. Michele D. Piercey-Normore
Department of Biological Sciences, 509 Buller Building, Fort Garry Campus, Faculty of Science, University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada
Tel. +1 204 474 9610; Fax: +1 204 474 7588
Interests: fungi, lichens, fungal symbioses, fungal phylogenetics and population genetics, coevolution, fungal secondary products and effects on growth of other organisms; effect of environment on fungal gene expression; bryophytes

Dr. Sylvie Renault
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Manitoba, 14 Duff Roblin Trailer, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada
Tel. +1 204 474 6914
Interests: plant stress physiology; salinity tolerance of northern woody plants and medicinal plants; cross tolerance (salinity and cold; salinity and herbivory); revegetation of mine tailings
Contribution: Special Issue: Interaction Between Abiotic and Biotic Stresses in Plants

Dr. Germán Avila Sakar
Department of Biology, University of Winnipeg, 599 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2G3, Canada
Tel. +1 204 786 9326; Fax: +1 204 774 2401
Interests: plant-animal interactions; herbivory; tolerance; resistance; resource allocation; sexual systems of plants; dioecy; monoecy; pollination; evolution of plant responses to herbivores; evolution of plant mating systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Interaction Between Abiotic and Biotic Stresses in Plants

Prof. Dr. Krishna Kumar Shrestha
Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kiritipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel. +977 1 4331322
Interests: systematics; taxonomy; biodiversity and ethnobotany, especially the Himalayan medicinal plants

Prof. Dr. Gustavo Maia Souza
Laboratory of Plant Intelligence and Ecophysiology "Ulrich Lüttge" - LIPEUL, Campus II, Rodovia Raposo Tavares KM 572, Presidente Prudente - SP, CEP - 19067-175, Brazil
Interests: cerrado; complex system biology; ecophysiology; photosynthesis; plant physiology; savanna; stress physiology
Contribution: Special Issue: Complex System Theory Applied to Plant Sciences

Prof. Dr. Charles Neal Stewart Jr.
Department of Plant Sciences, 2431 Joe Johnson Dr., Room 252 Ellington Plant Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-4561, USA
Tel. +1 865 974 6487; Fax: +1 865 946 1989
Interests: biosensors; biotechnology; bioenergy; environmental stress; GFP; phytosensors; plants; promoters; remote sensing; whole organisms; synthetic biology transgenic plants; weedy plants
Contribution: Special Issue: Developmental Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Sexual Reproduction
In other journals:
Special Issue: Phytosensors: Environmental Sensing with Plants and Plant Cells

Prof. Dr. Eve Syrkin Wurtele
Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Tel. +1 515 294-8989
Interests: metabolic and regulatory networks; integrated analysis of omics data; lipids and polyketides; systems biology; development of educational videogames to teach complex multidimensional concepts

Dr. Yongbiao Xue
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1 West Beichen Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, China
Tel. +86 10 6255 2880; Fax: +86 10 6253 7814
Interests: self-incompatibility; functional genomics (rice)

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