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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Dilantha Fernando
Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Fax: +1 204 474 7528
Website: http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/%7Efernando/
E-Mail: d_fernando@umanitoba.ca
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
Contribution
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 64 2523180; Fax: + 381 34 335 040
E-Mail: mstankovic@kg.ac.rs
Assistant Managing Editor
Ms. Xinya Huang
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
E-Mail: xinya.huang@mdpi.com
Editorial Manager
Dr. Franck Vazquez
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: vazquez@mdpi.com

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Editorial Board

Dr. Mark F. Belmonte
Biological Sciences Building, Faculty of Science, 50 Sifton Rd, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, R3T2N2, Canada
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
Fax: +1 304 293 2960
Website: http://plantandsoil.wvu.edu/faculty_staff/vagner_benedito
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
Website: http://www.umass.edu/psis/personnel/bhowmik.html
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
Fax: +41 44 632 1215
Website: http://www.plantecology.ethz.ch
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
Fax: +47 7359 6100
Website: http://boneslab.bio.ntnu.no/
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
Website: http://www.mcdb.lsa.umich.edu/faculty_clarks.html
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
Website: http://www.biologie.uni-regensburg.de/Zellbiologie/Dresselhaus
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
Website: http://www.bio.auth.gr/en/content/curriculum-vitae-eleftheriou-eleftherios
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
Fax: +61-7-3365-3556
Website: http://www.uq.edu.au/agriculture/brettferguson
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
Fax: +61 8 6488 1108
Website: http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/patrick.finnegan
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
Website: http://miamioh.edu/cas/academics/departments/biology/about/faculty/gladish/index.html
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
Website: http://hort.ifas.ufl.edu/people/guy.shtml
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
Website: https://botanik.unibas.ch/personen/profil/person/hoch/
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
Fax: +45 3533 6041
Website: http://forskning.ku.dk/search/profil/?id=321817
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
Fax: +82 55 759 9363
Website: http://kimjy.gnu.kr/Profcv.htm
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
Website: http://www.umass.edu/comparativegenomics/index.html
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
Fax: +351-217-500-048
Website: http://webpages.fc.ul.pt/~rmmalho
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
Fax: +1 306 956 7247
Website: http://www4.agr.gc.ca/AAFC-AAC/display-afficher.do?id=1181853765495&lang=eng#osrp-aprs
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. (204) 474-9610; Fax: +1 204 474 7588
Website: http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~pierceyn/
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, W479 Duff Roblin Bldg, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada
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
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
Website: http://cdbtu.edu.np/faculty/dr-krishna-kumar-shrestha
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
Tel. 55 18 3229 2000
Website: http://www.unoeste.br/lipeul/
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
Fax: +1 865 946 1989
Website: http://plantsciences.utk.edu/stewart.htm
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
Website: http://www.gdcb.iastate.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty/eve-syrkin-wurtele/
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
Website: http://plantbiol.genetics.ac.cn/the_xue_lab/index.htm
Interests: self-incompatibility; functional genomics (rice)
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