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Editors (14)

Prof. Dr. Dilantha Fernando
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
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
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Prof. Dr. Milan S. Stankovic
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Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Masayuki Fujita
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Associate Editor
Dr. Adriano Sofo
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of European and Mediterranean Cultures: Architecture, Environment and Cultural Heritage (DiCEM), University of Basilicata, Via Lanera, 20, 75100 Matera, Italy
Interests: agricultural and environmental chemistry; environmental botany; soil ecology
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Prof. Dr. Khalid Meksem
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Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Agricultural Science; College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901-4415, USA
Interests: Plant nematode interactions; mutation breeding; forward and reverse genetics; seed traits and seed composition;
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Dr. Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Centre for Plant Science, School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: plant development; cell wall biophysics; cell–cell transport and callose: B-1,3 glucans; plasmodesmata
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Prof. Dr. Paula Baptista
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Centro de Investigação de Montanha (CIMO), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Campus de Santa Apolónia, 5300-253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: biological control; endophyte-mediated resistance to diseases; tri-partite interactions; plant–microbe interactions
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Dr. Suresh Awale
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Division of Natural Drug Discovery, Institute of Natural Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama 930-0194, Japan
Interests: natural products chemistry; drug discovery; antiausterity strategy; pancreatic cancer; biomarker discovery; NMR; structure elucidation; cancer research; chemical biology; metabolomics
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Prof. Dr. Luigi Sanita' di Toppi
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biology, University of Pisa, via Luca Ghini 13, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Interests: heavy metals; metal homeostasis; phytochelatins; phytochelatin synthase; glutathione; plant evolution; lichens
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Prof. Dr. Roberto Bassi
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biotechnology, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: photosynthesis; primary productivity; light harvesting; photoprotection; algae; mosses; higher plants
Dr. Sotiris Tjamos
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Section Associate Editor
Phytopathology Department, Agricultural University of Athens, 11855 Athens, Greece
Interests: biological control; epigenetics; microbial volatile organic conmpounds; plant–microbe interactions; soil-borne diseases; induced systemic resistance
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Prof. Dr. Filippo Maggi
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Section Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Veronica De Micco
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, 80055 Portici (NA), Italy
Interests: functional anatomical traits; linking structure and eco-physiology; plant hydraulics; wood formation; dendroecology; quantitative wood anatomy; stable isotopes; drought; ionizing radiation; altered gravity; crop biology in CEA; Mediterranean ecosystems; plant adaptive strategies in extra-terrestrial environments
Prof. Dr. Petronia Carillo
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Section Associate Editor
Department of Enviromental Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” Via Vivaldi 43, 81100 Caserta, Italy
Interests: role of compatible osmolytes in stress responses; plant metabolic profiling; regulation of carbon and nitrogen metabolism; effects of biostimulants on plant metabolism
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Advisory Board (2)

Prof. Dr. Shuangxia Jin
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College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: plant biotechnology (genome editing, transgenic methods, chloroplast transformations); plant genome; genomics; Omics; big data and so on
Prof. Dr. Iain Wilson
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CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: cotton genomics; molecular understanding of cotton abiotic and biotic stress; cotton fuzz fibre development; plant genotyping; genomic selection

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Dr. Jason Able
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School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Interests: breeding and commercialisation of cereal and pulses; micro RNAs (miRNAs) and their role in enhancing crop productivity (through either stress adaptation and/or reproductive fitness); understanding the molecular mechanisms that control meiosis in cereals
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Dr. Rita Abranches

Plant Cell Biology Laboratory, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e Biologica ITQB NOVA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Av Republica, 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: molecular farming; recombinant proteins; plant cell cultures; microalgae; cell biology; epigenetics
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Prof. Dr. Stefano Accoroni
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e dell'Ambiente, Università Politecnica delle Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: microalgae; macroalgae; macrophytes; microphytobenthos; phytoplankton; seaweeds; seagrasses; environmental factors
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Dr. Tika Adhikari
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Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, 1575 Varsity Drive, VRB, Module # 6, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: rice, wheat, strawberry and tomato diseases; integrated disease management; plant-pathogen interactions, genetic mapping, and GWAS; RNA-seq analysis; genotyping-by-sequencing, and plant microbiomes
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Prof. Dr. Gennaro Agrimi
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Department of Biosciences, Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutics, University of Bari, Italy
Interests: mitochondria; mitochondrial transporters; metabolism; TCA cycle-connected metabolism; organic acid metabolism; metabolic engineering
Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed
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1. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
2. PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Punjab , Pakistan
Interests: agronomy; agroecosystems modeling; cropping systems; farm modeling; crop physiology; nutrients cycling; climate change; impact assessments; adaptation and mitigation
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Prof. Dr. Mi-Jeong Ahn
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Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, South Korea
Interests: Standardization of herbal medicines (Inner-morphological study and chemical profiles); Natural products chemistry; Metabolomics
Dr. Anna Aksmann
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Department of Plant Physiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, University of Gdansk, Wita Stwosza str. 59, PL-80-308 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: abiotic stress; anthropogenic pollutants (herbicides, pharmaceuticals); green algae response to stress factors; Chlamydomonas reinhardtii; plant physiology and biochemistry
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Dr. Josefa M. Alamillo
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Departamento de Botánica, Ecología y Fisiología Vegetal, Grupo de Fisiología Molecular y Biotecnología de Plantas, Campus de Excelencia Internacional Agroalimentario, CEIA3, Universidad de Córdoba, 1407 Córdoba, Spain
Interests: abiotic stress; drought tolerance; legumes, nitrogen fixation; purine nucleotides metabolism; ureides
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Prof. Dr. Emidio Albertini
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Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Perugia, 06121 Perugia, Italy
Interests: plant reproduction; epigenetics; apomixis; stresses; tomato; grape
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