Topical Advisory Panel


Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B2N 5E3, Canada
Interests: horticulture; plant nutrition; soil health and quality; plant environmental stress physiology; compost science; biostimulants
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Białowieża Geobotanical Station, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Sportowa 19, PL-17-230 Białowieża, Poland
Interests: biodiversity conservation; biological invasions; climate change; ecology of alpine ecosystems; ecosystem services; forest ecology; functional ecology; urban ecology
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Plant Production Department, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box. 2460, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
Interests: plant environmental stress physiology; plant physiology; botany; microbiology
Botany and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Qena 83523, Egypt
Interests: plant physiology; abiotic and biotic stressors: plant stimulants; plant-microbe interactions; phytoremediation; allelopathy; plant hormones; osmolytes; secondary metabolites; antioxidants; oxidative stress; molecular biology; nanotechnology and plant science
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Plant Breeding Institute, The University of Sydney, Narrabri, NSW 2390, Australia
Interests: plant breeding and genetics; grain legumes; biotic and abiotic stress tolerance
NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS, Climate & Environment Division, Siva Innovasjonssenter, Sykehusvn 21, 9019 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: gene-editing; plant physiology; systems biology; proteomics; genomics; gene regulation; metabolic pathways
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Faculty of Agronom ,Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
Interests: ecophysiology; competition; integrated weed control in rice, soybean, corn and wheat; mechanism of action of herbicides and plant resistance harmful to herbicides
Agroforest Pathology Research Group, Department of Agronomy (Unit of Excellence María de Maeztu 2020-23), ETSIAM, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
Interests: biocontrol; etiology; epidemiology; fungi; integrated pest management; Mediterranean fruit crops; phytopathology; plant–pathogen–environment interactions; fungal trunk and vascular diseases
Molecular Plant Physiology & Plant Phenomics, Section for Crop Sciences, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: plant microbe interaction; molecular plant physiology; ecophysiology
Plant Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany
Interests: plant nutrition; plant transporters; abiotic stress; micronutrients; manganese; iron
All-Russia Research Institute of Agriculture Biotechnology, Timiryazevskaya 42, 127550 Moscow, Russia
Interests: molecular markers; DNA repeats; DNA polymorphism; cytogenetics; genetics; genome editing; CRISPR/Cas9 technology; 5S rDNA; poplars; sex chromosomes
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Laboratory of Biotechnology, Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 690022 Vladivostok, Russia
Interests: gene expression; Vitis amurensis; calcium depended protein kinases; resveratrol; stilbene; Arabidopsis thaliana; phytopathogens; endophytes; biotic stress; abiotic stress; plant yield; symbiotic microor
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Faculty Member and Director of Plant Molecular Disease Diagnostic Lab, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: plant molecular disease diagnosis; plant pathology; fungicide resistance; plant-pathogen interactions; postharvest diseases
Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences University of Catania, 95128 Catania, Italy
Interests: algae and marine plants
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Interests: cereal senescence; barley; Omics; stress tolerance; drought
Instituto Ciencias Agroalimentarias, Animales y Ambientales (ICA3), Universidad de O’Higgins, Rancagua, Chile
Interests: plant physiology; drought stress; photosynthesis; water-relations; plant hydraulics; micropropagation
College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Interests: cytoskeleton; cell wall; cell biology; arabidopsis thaliana; microtubule; actin
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics (FNM) and Faculty of Education (PEF), University of Maribor, Koroška cesta 160, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: plant sciences; plant tissue culture; cryopreservation; plant biotechnology; algae biotechnology; plant ecophysiology
Cellular Biology Department, School of Science, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City 04511, Mexico
Interests: type 2 diabetes; medicinal plants; metabolism; natural products
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N. I. Vavilov All-Russian Institute of Plant Genetic Resources, 42-44 Bolshaya Morskaya Street, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
Interests: genetic diversity; seed storage proteins (polymorphism, genetic control, genomic organization); cytoplasmic male sterility–restoration of fertility (CMS-Rf) genetic systems; theoretical and applied aspects of interspecific hybridization (with special emphasis on sunflower)
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Department of Horticultural science, NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
Interests: plant breeding; genomics; genetics; epigenetics; bioinformatics
Department of Plant Breeding, IFZ Research Center for Biosystems, Land Use and Nutrition, Justus Liebig University, 35392 Giessen, Germany
Interests: plant genome editing; trait improvement; abiotic stress tolerance
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Dr. Linda Avesani
Department of Biotechnology, University of Verona, 37134 Verona, Italy
Interests: molecular farming; nanobiotechnology and metabolic engineering for high-value secondary metabolites production in plant systems
Plant Breeding, Wageningen University & Research, 6700 AJ Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: molecular breeding; genetics; resistance breeding; molecular genetics
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19713, USA
Interests: plant extracellular vesicles; plant fungal interaction; plant specialized metabolism; terpenoids; synthetic biology; metabolic engineering; Physcomitrella patens
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Centro de Investigación y Asistencia en Tecnología y Diseño del Estado de Jalisco, A.C. Camino el Arenero Núm. 1227, Colonia El Bajío del Arenal, C.P. 45019, Zapopan
Interests: genetics; interspecific hibridization; poliploidization; cytogenetics
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari ed Ambientali, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Borgo XX Giugno 74, 06121 Perugia, Italy
Interests: phytoremediation; agrochemicals; xenobiotic detoxification; defensive enzymes; plant nutrition
Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Environmental Biogeochemistry, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Wojska Polskiego 71F, 60-625 Poznan, Poland
Interests: plant nutrition; fertilizers and fertilization; nutrient use efficiency; plant testing methods; nutrient imbalance; yield physiology; crop quality; soil–microbe–plant interaction; nitrogen fixation; sustainable agriculture
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Global Wheat Program, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), El Batán 56237, Mexico
Interests: breeding and genetics; genomics; hybrid wheat; host plant interaction; wheat rust; disease resistance; genomic prediction; marker assisted selection; GWAS
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