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Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Palermo, 90133 Palermo, PA, Italy
Interests: simulation; biomaterials; methodology; production; optimization; operations management; logistics; production planning; lean manufacturing; production/operations management
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National Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou 310006, China
Interests: rice; grain yield; drought stress; water management; chemical regulation; physiological mechanism
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Department of Animal Nutrition and Forage Production, Mendel University in Brno, Brno-sever-Černá Pole, Czech Republic
Interests: grassland management; red clover; sustainable agriculture; nutrients cycling

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Institute of Power and Transport Machinery Engineering, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Interests: tractor; soil tillage; tractor performances; traction force; traction efficiency; drive wheel slip; tire pressure; field parameter; time efficiency; energy efficiency; fuel consumption
Department of Biology, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma, Spain
Interests: plant physiology; ecophysiology; photosynthesis; mesophyll conductance; water relations; pressure-volume; desiccation tolerance; leaf anatomy
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College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: CT; plant phenomics
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Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari”, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: biomass; energy conversion; biochar; gasification
Department of Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute - National Research Institute, Radzików, Poland
Interests: Fusarium; mycotoxins; wheat; triticale; resistance breeding; durum wheat
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, 06125 Perugia, Italy
Interests: agronomy; agricultural chemistry; soil chemistry; green chemistry; biochemistry; biotechnology; biology; circular economy
Institute of Farmland Irrigation, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
Interests: soil nitrogen cycle; greenhouse gas emissions; irrigation management; water use efficiency; poor quality water
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State Key Laboratory of Efficient Utilization of Arid and Semi–Arid Arable Land in Northern China, Key Laboratory of Plant Nutrition and Fertilizer, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: Fertilizer; Fertilization; Plant nutrition; Urea; Phosphorus fertilizer; Biostimulant; Biofortification; Plant-based food; Agrochemical; Soil health; Soil fertility
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment (Di3A), University of Catania, I-95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: agronomy; cropping systems; oilseed crops; legume crops; cereal crops field crops; cover crops; agrobiodiversity; ecophysiology, abiotic stress; product quality
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Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Food Sciences, University of Molise, 86100 Campobasso, Italy
Interests: soil quality; soil C sequestration; technosols; soil microbial biomass and activity; soil diffuse reflectance spectroscopy; biostimulant; plant nutrition

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Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers' SEBS, Foran Hall, 59 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Interests: agronomy; ethnic/exotic crop production and marketing; entrepreneurial agriculture; weed management; horticulture; sustainable agriculture; international agriculture
Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education for Genetics, Breeding and Multiple Utilization of Crops, Center of Legume Crop Genetics and Systems Biology/College of Agriculture, Oil Crops Research Institute, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU), Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: Crop genetics and breeding; plant biotechnology; crop stress physiology; genetic diversity; abiotic stress responses and tolerance mechanisms; transcription factors; multi-omics; RNA-seq; genomics; transcriptomics; metabolomics; proteomics; metabolic pathways; plant hormones; gene functional analysis; transgenic plants; oilseed crops
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Research Group on Plant Biology Under Mediterranean Conditions, Department of Biology, Universitat de les Illes Balears, cta. de Valldemossa Km 7.5, 07122 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Interests: Irrigation and water management; deficit irrigation strategies; water stress; plant water relations; water use efficiency; water productivity; water balance; evapotranspiration; photosynthesis; climate change adaptation; tree ecophysiology; plant environmental stress physiology; viticulture; grape composition.
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NIAB, Cambridge CB23EA, UK
Interests: disease modelling
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Institute of Evolution Sciences of Montpellier (ISEM), University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Interests: agriculture; archaeobotany; palaeoclimate; prehistory isotopes
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Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: plant-growth-promoting bacteria; biostimulants; metabolomics; oxidative stress
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1. Centro Tecnológico de Investigación del Champiñón deLa Rioja (CTICH), 26560 Autol, Spain
2. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB, UK
Interests: mushroom cultivation; mushroom pathology; pest management; fungal biology; composting; mycology; biocontrol; fungal ecology
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Department of Agricultural, Forest, and Food Sciences, DISAFA, Ornamental Crops and Landscape Design, University of Turin, 10095 Grugliasco, Italy
Interests: micropropagation; horticulture; floriculture; medicinal and aromatic plants; sustainable cultivation; soilless cultivation; abiotic stress; secondary metabolites; biostimulants
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Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Interests: perennial crop breeding; phenology; perennial grains; developmental morphology; forages; seed production; plant ecology
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Department of Plant Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: sustainable viticulture; wine grape production; grapevine responses to biotic stressors; cold temperature stress; plant adaptation to climate change

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Laboratory of Weed Science, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, 6 Ekalis Str., 145-61 Athens, Greece
Interests: weed biology and ecology; seed biology (crops, weeds); weed management; herbicide resistance mechanisms
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Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG), University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
Interests: orchard management; irrigation and fertilization practices; root interaction; plant breeding
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Research Centre for Viticulture and Enology, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA-VE), Via XXVIII Aprile 26, 31015 Conegliano, TV, Italy
Interests: plant–microbe interactions; plant ecophysiology; grapevine; mycorrhiza; synthetic microbial communities
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Department of Agriculture and Life Industry, Kangwon National University, 1 Gangwondaehak Road, Chuncheon, Gangwon Province 24341, Republic of Korea
Interests: biological mechanisms; genome; cell culture; NGS; synthesis; metabolite; molecular engineering
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