Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, UK (webpage)
Expertise: Molecular cytogenetics, genomics, genome evolution, chromosomes, hybrids and polyploids; plant genetics and reproduction; crops, domestication, breeding, biodiversity and genetic resources, agriculture and food security.
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(Editor for Australasia)
School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia (webpage)
Expertise: Abiotic stress tolerance, especially salinity, waterlogging and submergence; aerenchyma and oxygen transport; anaerobic metabolism; tissue ion regulation; plant water relations; halophytes.
(Editor for Japan)
Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan (webpage)
Expertise: Plant hormones and plant movement, space biology, flowering and sex expression, plant responses to environmental and mechanical stresses or stimuli.
Shao Jian Zheng
(Editor for China)
College of Life Sciences Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China (webpage)
Expertise: Plant nutrition, physiological and molecular mechanisms of plants in response to abiotic stresses.
Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, UK (webpage)
Expertise: Chromosome organisation and dynamics, meiosis, karyotype evolution, hybrids and polyploids, crop breeding, DNA sequence analysis, repetitive DNA sequences, genetic diversity.
Quantitative Genetics and Evolution, AgroParisTech, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Expertise: Plant genetics and genomics; interspecific hybridization and polyploidy; genome evolution and plant adaptation; dynamics of transposable elements; small non-coding RNA pathways in evolutionary genetics.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Reading, UK
Expertise: Plant anatomy, structure and development, plant physiology, plant cell ultrastructure and differentiation, plant cell wall formation and structure, ecology, tree biology and forests.
Teagasc Crops, Environment and Land Use Programme, Carlow, Ireland (webpage)
Expertise: Plant breeding, genetic diversity, abiotic stress, agronomy, self-incompatibility, crops, grasses.
Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis, California, USA (webpage)
Expertise: Environmental plant physiology; photosynthetic efficiency of tree crops relative to the utilization of nitrogen, water, and solar radiation; functional-structural plant modelling.
Evolutionary Ecology Lab, University of Maryland, USA (webpage)
Expertise: Population biology; ecology and evolution of reproductive systems in nature; plant-pollinator interactions; conservation genetics.
Research Centre of Patagonian Ecosystems, Coyhaique, Chile (webpage)
Expertise: Forest ecology, treeline dynamics and global warming, trait-based approach for plant ecology, community structure and species coexistence, positive biotic interactions, Southern Andes plants, plant scaling and tree invasion.
Biodiversity, University of Applied Sciences, Leiden, The Netherlands (webpage)
Expertise: Evolutionary aspects of plant morphology; interactions with symbionts, phylogenetics, genomics, metabarcoding and museomics including study of the influence of ancient environmental changes and adaptation to human induced activities.
School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK (webpage)
Expertise: Plant–animal interactions (specifically herbivory and pollination ecology), plant defense, fire ecology, global change biology, seed and seedling biology/ecophysiology.
Centre for Research in Biotechnology for Agriculture, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (webpage)
Expertise: Plant molecular biology and genetics with focus on biotic and abiotic stress, epigenetics and transcriptomics; plant biotechnology; plant biosafety and biosecurity.
Department of Biology, University of Bristol, UK (webpage)
Expertise: Major innovations in plant body plan during evolution; plant development; plant evolution; morphology and phylogeny.
Laboratory for Forest, Nature and Landscape Research, University of Leuven, Belgium (webpage)
Expertise: plant conservation and ecology, effects of anthropogenic disturbances such as eutrophication, forest management and habitat fragmentation on plant species diversity, plant demography and plant population genetic and genomic diversity.
Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin, USA (webpage)
Expertise: Flowering plant microevolution including evolutionary processes, chromosomal repatterning, and polyploidy; population differentiation, and speciation; hybridization; flowering plant breeding systems (sexual); pollination and dispersal ecology.
Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (webpage)
Expertise: Hormone biology; molecular mechanism of jasmonate actions; plant-insect interaction.
Department of Plant Science, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, Pennsylvania, USA (webpage)
Expertise: Adaptation of plants to drought and low soil fertility; mineral nutrition; root biology; functional-structural plant modelling.
Central European Institute of Technology, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (webpage)
Expertise: Plant genome and karyotype evolution; chromosomes; plant cytogenetics and cytogenomics.
Department of Cell Biology, University of Brasilia, Brazil (webpage)
Expertise: Plant-microbe interactions; plant disease resistance and defence responses; functional genomics.
Department of Botany, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (webpage)
Expertise: Plant population dynamics; Plant-herbivore interactions; Plant interactions with soil biota; Ecology of polyploids; Species landscape dynamics; Conservation biology
University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonnington, UK (webpage)
Expertise: Physiological and metabolic aspects of photosynthesis, environment interactions especially acclimation to light. Abiotic stress especially photoprotection and photoinhibition at biochemical, leaf and canopy levels.
University of Copenhagen, Natural History Museum of Denmark (webpage)
Expertise: Plant systematics, phylogenetics, phylogenomics and evolution; molecular evolution; genome and organelle evolution
School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen, UK (webpage)
Expertise: Seed physiology in general, specifically seed ageing and its repair, priming, seed development, responses to stress; seed quality and its evaluation.
Natural History Museum, London, UK (webpage)
Expertise: cell biology, development, physiology, ecology, conservation, and evolution of lower land plants (bryophytes and pteridophytes), desiccation biology, ontogeny and function of stomata and fungal associations.
School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK (webpage)
Expertise: gene expression during plant stress and senescence and cell death, ornamental and fresh fruit and vegetable species, molecular and volatile analysis, wood decay, fungi and endophytes.
Department of Plant Experimental Biology, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic (webpage)
Expertise: plant physiology,development of stomata, control of leaf-atmosphere gas exchange, functional and structural aspects of leaf cuticle and fractionation of stable isotopes in photosynthesis.
Institute of Botany, University of, Kiel, Germany (webpage)
Expertise: Plant developmental biology, plant physiology, regulatory aspects of plant growth and development with an emphasis on flooding adaptation and peptide signaling.
Department of Biology, University of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada (webpage)
Expertise: physiological plant and functional ecology and community assembly, statistical methods related to trait-based ecology; specifically, structural equations modelling and maximum entropy methods.
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, UK (webpage)
Expertise: plant and algal metabolism; function of antioxidants and reactive oxygen species; biochemical and physiological aspects of plant responses to abiotic stress.
Philip J. White
The James Hutton Institute, Dundee, UK (webpage)
Expertise: crop mineral biofortification, crop production, fertiliser use efficiency, ionomics, plant mineral nutrition, plant nutritional genomics, plant physiology, solute transport, root biology
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