Special Issues
Editorial Board
  • Carlos A. Busso

    Departamento de Agronomía-CERZOS(CONICET) Universidad Nacional del Sur, ARGENTINA

    Interests: the response mechanisms of plants to disturbances (fire, drought, herbivory and their interactions)

  • Xiangyang Hu

    Shanghai University, CHINA   

    Interests: plant reaction to abiotic stress, specifically the impact on molecular mechanisms, germination, and flowering time at the epigenetic level

Associate Editors
  • Parvaiz Ahmad

    S.P. College Srinagar, INDIA   

    Interests: abiotic stress, phytohormones, oxidative stress, heavy metals, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria

  • Shafaqat Ali

    Government College University, PAKISTAN   

    Interests: soil and water and biochar

  • Jun Cao

    Jiangsu University, CHINA   

    Interests: comparative genomics, molecular evolution, plant molecular genetics

  • Mingxun Chen

    Northwest A&F University, CHINA   

    Interests: molecular mechanism of seed lipid metabolism in arabidopsis and rapeseed, genetic engineering towards improvement of rapeseed agronomic traits

  • Fadi Chen

    Nanjing Agricultural University, CHINA   

    Interests: horticulture research

  • Jinhui Chen

    Nanjing Forestry University, CHINA   

    Interests: forestry sciences (tree somatic cell propagation)

  • Mohamed A. El-Esawi

    Tanta University, EGYPT   

    Interests: key regulatory mechanisms involved in the development of plants and their environmental stress responses, characterization of plant genome and transcriptome using next-generation sequencing technologies, QTL mapping and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in plants

  • Weijun Fu

    Zhejiang A&F University, CHINA   

    Interests: heavy metals tranfer in soil-crop system, spatial analysis of environmental variables, carbon and nutrients cycles in forest ecosystem

  • Changan Geng

    Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: natural products, active constituents, LCMS analysis, isolation and structural elucidation

  • Khalid ul Rehman Hakeem

    King Abdulaziz University, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

    Interests: plant ecological physiology, plant molecular biology

  • Mirza Hasanuzzaman

    Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, BANGLADESH

    Interests: plant abiotic stress, agronomy, crop physiology, antioxidant defense, ROS

  • Arafat Abdel Hamed Abdel Latef

    South Valley University, EGYPT 

    Interests: physiological, biochemical and molecular responses of different plants to environmental stresses, and their tolerance strategies under these stresses

  • María Vanessa Lencinas


    Interests: forest management, biodiversity conservation, silviculture, forest ecology, understory plants, birds, arthropods

  • Qianfeng Li

    Yangzhou University, CHINA

    Interests: brassinosteroid (BR) signal transduction and its interaction with other plant hormones

  • Heba Ibrahim Mohamed

    Ain Shams University, EGYPT

    Interests: abiotic and biotic stress microorganisms plant interactions molecular markers in response to abiotic and biotic stress

  • Jianqiang Qian

    Institue of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: restoration ecology, bud bank, soil seed bank, clonal traits, grassland ecology

  • Mahmoud F. Seleiman

    Plant Production Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University; Department of Crop Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Menoufia University, EGYPT

    Interests: crop science, plant nutrition, heavy metals in sewage sludge, bioenergy crops

  • Abdel Nasser Singab

    Ain Shams University, EGYPT

    Interests: phytochemistry, endophytes, phytotherapy 

  • Bengu Turkyilmaz Unal

    Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, TURKEY 

    Interests: plant Biotechnology, plant stress physiology, plant eco-physiology, plant tissue culture, plant In vitro exsitu conservation

  • Shucai Wang

    Linyi University, CHINA

    Interests: plant physiology

  • Fuzhong Wu

    Fujian Normal University, CHINA

    Interests: forest ecology

  • Pingfang Yang

    Hubei University, CHINA

    Interests: plant proteomics

  • Wenzhi Yang

    Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, CHINA

    Interests: LC/MS-based metabolites characterization, holistic quality control of herbal medicine, quality standards elaboration for TCM

  • Feihai Yu

    Taizhou University, CHINA

    Interests: biological invasions, clonal growth, environmental heterogeneity

  • Hongxia Zhang

    Qingdao Agriculture University, CHINA

    Interests: salt tolerant and drought tolerant plant

Editorial Board Members
  • Osama M. Ahmed

    Beni-Suef University, EGYPT

    Interests: diabetes mellitus, arthritis, carcinogenesis, medicinal plant constituents, schistosomiasis, drug toxicity, neurodegenerative diseases

  • Mukhtar Ahmed

    PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, PAKISTAN

    Interests: agroecosystem modeling and climate change

  • Mohd. Sayeed Akhtar

    Gandhi Faiz-e-Aam College, INDIA

    Interests: soil microbiology, applied microbiology, environmental microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology and plant nanobiotechnology

  • Sajid Ali

    Department of Horticulture and Life Science, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Republic of Korea

    Interests: biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, agriculture biotechnology, plant-microbe interactions, microbiome

  • Stephen O. Amoo

    Medicinal and Industrial Crop Division, ARC-Vegetables, Industrial and Medicinal Plants, SOUTH AFRICA

    Interests: medicinal plant research, plant tissue culture/micropropagation, plant physiology, biostimulants, ethnobotany/ethnopharmacology

  • Giovanni Bacaro

    University of Trieste, ITALY

    Interests: plant diversity; ecosystem services; alpha and beta diversity; cross-taxon analysis; multivariate analysis; ecological modelling; invasive alien species; remote sensing

  • Andrzej Bajguz

    Faculty of Biology, Department of Biology and Plant Ecology, University of Bialystok, Bialystok, POLAND

    Interests: abiotic stress, phytohormones, oxidative stress, heavy metals

  • Julián Cuevas

    Department of Agronomy, University of Almeria, Almeria, SPAIN

    Interests: fruit crops, fruit set, flowering, pollination, pollen-pistil interactions

  • Rahul Datta

    Department of Geology and pedology, Faculty of Foresty and Wood Technology Mendel University in Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

    Interests: soil biochemistry; molecular biology; microbiology; soil science

  • Weixin Ding

    Institute of Soil Science Chinese Academy of Sciences: Nanjing, Jiangsu, CHINA

    Interests: soil organic C, soil carbon and nitrogen tranformation process; greenhouse gas emission, wetland, croplands

  • Xuewu Duan

    Agriculture and Biotechnology Research Center, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science, Guangzhou, CHINA

    Interests: biochemistry and molecular biology (transcription regulation, posttranslational modification, epigenetic regulation), postharvest biology of fruits and vegetables, fruit development and ripening, postharvest handling and storage techniques of subtropical and tropical fruits

  • Honglang Duan

    Institute for Forest Resources & Environment of Guizhou, Guizhou University, CHINA

    Interests: plant physiological responses to climate change, plant carbon and water relations, drought-induced tree mortality

  • Yinbo Gan

    College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, 866 Yuhangtang Road, 310058, Hangzhou, CHINA

    Interests: crop genetics and breeding , plant molecular biology

  • Bimal Kumar Ghimire

    Konkuk University, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

    Interests: medicinal plants, phenolic compounds, antioxidants activity, genetic variations, transgenic plants, allelopathy, invitro plant regeneration, light emitting diodes, bioenergy crops, volatile compounds, antimicrobial activity, osteoporosis

  • Mansour Ghorbanpour

    Arak University, IRAN

    Interests: phytonanotechnology (nanotechnology in plant science and Agriculture), bioavailability of emerging contaminants, environmental stresses effects on plant growth and metabolism, natural products and bioactive compounds of aromatic medicinal plants.

  • Junfei Gu

    College of Agriculture, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225009, CHINA

    Interests: rice, grain yield, grain quality, photosynthesis, nitrogen fertilizer, soil, irrigation, crop modelling, greenhouse gases, nitrogen use efficiency

  • Mahmoud Ramadan Sofy Hassan

    Al-Azhar university, EGYPT

    Interests: drought, heavy metals, stress, plant, salinity

  • Huyi He

    Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: evaluation and innovative utilization of tuber crop germplasm resources, physiological and molecular mechanisms of crop abiotic stress tolerance, and analysis of important functional genes

  • Imre J. Holb

    Faculty of Agronomy, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Debrecen, HUNGARY

    Interests: plant pathology, crop protection, integrated pest management, sustainable agriculture, precision agriculture

  • Mohammad Anwar Hossain

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, BANGLADESH

    Interests: plant molecular stress physiology and breeding, stress tolerance mechanisms, ROS and methylglyoxal metabolism and signaling, cross-stress tolerance, heavy metal toxicity, mutation breeding, crop quality improvement and variety development

  • Wei Hu

    Nanjing Agriculture University, CHINA

    Interests: abiotic stress, photosynthetic physiology, and crop production

  • Min Huang

    Hunan Agricultural University, CHINA

    Interests: agronomy, ecophysiology, grain yield, grain quality, resource-use efficiency, rice

  • Aleksandr N. Ignatov

    Department of Agrobiotechnology, Agrarian Technological Institute; Russian University of People’s Friendship (RUDN), Moscow, RUSSIA

    Interests: plant pathogenic bacteria, plant disease control, plant breeding, pathogen diagnostics, bacteria taxonomy, plant viruses

  • Ali Inal

    Department of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ankara, TURKEY

    Interests: salinity and crop management, salinity and mineral nutrition interactions in plants, boron tolerance mechanisms, P-Use efficiency in wheat genotypes

  • Xiuliang Jin

    Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, CHINA

    Interests: remote sensing, precision agriculture, crop phenotyping, crops, yield

  • Youssef Khamis

    Agricultural Research Center, Plant Pathology Research Institute, 9 Gamaa St., 12619 Giza, EGYPT

    Interests: plant Pathology, postharvest pathology, fruit diseases, applied microbiology

  • Rachid Lahlali

    Phytopathology Unit, Department of Plant Protection, National School of Agriculture of Meknes (ENAM), Meknes, MOROCCO

    Interests: plant pathology, molecular plant pathology, environmental stress responses in plants, biological control of plant diseases, crop science

  • Marcello Salvatore Lenucci

    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche ed Ambientali (Di.S.Te.B.A.), Università del Salento, Via Prov.le Lecce Monteroni, 73100 Lecce, ITALY

    Interests: secondary metabolism; antioxidants; plastid differentiation; plant cell wall architecture; abiotic stress; extraction of bioactives from plant organs; sub- and supercritical fluids; development of innovative functional foods

  • Yuan Li

    Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, CHINA

    Interests: crop diseases, weeds control, molecular approaches, identification and quantification, soil disinfestation, biocontrol agents, application equipment, crop growth and yield

  • Weibiao Liao

    Gansu Agriculture University, CHINA

    Interests: biotic stress, gasotransmitter, signaling transduction, protein S-nitrosylation, post-translational modification, adventitious root formation, postharvest preservation

  • Fernando José Cebola Lidon

    Faculdade de CIências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Departamento de Ciências da Terra, Campus da Caparica, 2829-514, Caparica, Almada, PORTUGAL

    Interests: photosynthesis, nutrients uptake in higher plants, oxidative stress, agronomic biofortification, plant biochemistry

  • Fang Liu

    School of Agriculture, Yunnan University, CHINA

    Interests: rhizosphere processes under arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal symbiosis; molecular mechanism of plant regulation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal symbiosis; molecular mechanism of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal symbiosis promoting plant nutrient uptake

  • Antonio Lupini

    Department of Agriculture, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, ITALY

    Interests: nutrient use efficiency, molecular markers, transcriptomic, phenotyping, genotyping, nitrogen, genetic diversity, plant breeding

  • Panagiotis Madesis

    1. School of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, 38446 Volos, GREECE
    2. Institute of Applied Biosciences, The Centre for Research and Technology, Hellas, GREECE

    Interests: genomics; plant breeding; CRISP/R; stress tolerance; molecular genetics; population genetics molecular species identification and authentication

  • Mariangela Marrelli

    Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, ITALY

    Interests: medicinal plants; plant extracts; natural bioactive compounds; essential oils; nutraceuticals; antioxidant activity; antiproliferative activity; anti-inflammatory properties; photocytotoxic compounds

  • Othmane Merah

    University of Toulouse, Laboratory of Agro-industrial Chemistry (Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse/INRAE, France), University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse III, 31030 Toulouse, FRANCE

    Interests: agronomy, lipids, essential oils, bioactives, physiology, cereals, oil crops, quantitative genetics, drought, abiotic stresses, aromatic plants, foods

  • Yong-Hwan Moon

    Department of Molecular Biology, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea

    Interests: plant abiotic stress response; plant development regulation; Arabidopsis; non-tandem CCCH zinc finger genes; AP2/ERF transcription factors; osmotic stress; hypoxia stress; salt stress

  • Mohammad Golam Mostofa

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, BANGLADESH

    Interests: plant physiology

  • Michael Moustakas

    School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, GREECE

    Interests: photosynthesis, plant ecophysiology, mineral nutrition, plant-insects interactions, photoprotective and antioxidative mechanism to biotic and abiotic stress

  • Adele Muscolo

    Agriculture Department,Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, ITALY

    Interests: effects of abiotic stress on plant growth and development,salinity and drought stress on plant metabolism,antioxidants and their activities within plants, the role of antioxidant phytochemicals in both the prevention and treatment of various illnesses

  • Mónica Tereza Boscaiu Neagu

    Department of Agroforest Ecosystems, Polytechnic University of Valencia, SPAIN

    Interests: halophytes, salinity, salt marshes, endangered species, invasive species, ornamental plants, drought tolerance

  • Madhav P. Nepal

    Department of Biology and Microbiology, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA

    Interests: plant phylogenetics, bioinformatics, comparative genomics, ethnobotany, gene families

  • Dr. Georgia Ntatsi

    Laboratory of Vegetable Production, Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, GREECE

    Interests: vegetable production, hydroponics, plant nutrition, plant physiology, abiotic stress, fruit quality, biofortification, biostimulants, nitrogen fixation, phytohormones, plant metabolism, organic production and vertical farming

  • Maciej Pach

    Department of Ecology and Silviculture, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Krakow, POLAND

    Interests: adaptive forest management,close-to-nature silviculture,primaeval (old-growth) forest,mixed species forest,climate-smart forestry,adaptation and mitigation of forests to climate change,sustainable forest management,silviculture, afforestation, forest renewal, forest tending, tree species growth

  • Mario A. Pagnotta

    Department of Agricultural and Forest scieNcEs, Tuscia University, Viterbo, ITALY

    Interests: plant population genetics; plant evolution and domestication; in situ and ex situ conservation of plant germplasm; molecular characterization; molecular markers; molecular evolution; plant breeding

  • Jésus Palá-Pául

    Complutense University of Madrid, SPAIN

    Interests: essential oils; chemical composition; seasonal variation; chemotypes; antibacterial activity; antifungal activity

  • Ioannis E. Papadakis

    Agricultural University of Athens, GREECE

    Interests: horticulture (grape)

  • Alessio Papini

    Department of Biology, University of Florence, Via Micheli 3, 50121 Florence, ITALY

    Interests: autophagy, programmed cell death, sex plant reproduction, algae, cyanobacteria

  • Diego Pizzeghello

    DAFNAE of University of Padova, Padua, ITALY

    Interests: mechanisms of activity of humic substances in plant growth,soil fertility relationships in forest ecosystems, phosphorus forms in relation to agronomic and environmental aspects

  • Serena Polverigiani

    Marche Polytechnic University, ITALY

    Interests: horticulture (olive; apple)

  • Rahmatullah Qureshi

    Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, PAKISTAN

    Interests: ethnobotany, medicinal plants and their bioactivity

  • Ain Raal

    Institute of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tartu, Tartu, ESTONIA

    Interests: pharmacy, pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, ethnobotany, ethnopharmacology, essential oils, phenolic substances, alkaloids

  • Anshu Rastogi

    Poznan University of Life Sciences, POLAND

    Interests: stress physiology, photosynthesis, fluorescence, sun-induced fluorescence

  • Ali Raza

    Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, CHINA

    Interests: crop genetics and breeding, plant biotechnology, crop stress physiology, crop genetic improvement

  • Reiaz Ul Rehman

    Department of Bioresources, University of Kashmir, INDIA

    Interests: plant biology and stress physiology

  • Domenico Ronga

    Pharmacy Department, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, n.132, 84084 Fisciano, ITALY

    Interests: agronomy, horticulture, crop physiology, precision agriculture, sustainability

  • Yukui Rui

    College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing, CHINA

    Interests: botanical effects of nanomaterials and their applications in agriculture, soil heavy metal control and agricultural product safety

  • Leo Sabatino

    Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, ITALY

    Interests: vegetable production, vegetable grafting, soilless cultivation, nutritional and nutraceutical vegetable fruit quality linked to cultivation condition and practices, biofortification of leafy and fruiting vegetable crops and propagation of ornamental plants

  • Marko S. Sabovljevic

    Institute of Botany and Botanical Garden, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, SERBIA

    Interests: bryology, bryophytes, bryophyte biology, mosses, liverworts, conservation, conservation physiology, plant ecology, in vitro, ex situ

  • Aykut Saglam

    Karadeniz Technical University, TURKEY

    Interests: plant responses to abiotic stresses; leaf rolling phenomenon; ctenanthe setosa plant

  • Veronique Seidel

    Natural Products Research Laboratory, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UNITED KINGDOM

    Interests: medicinal plants, bioactive phytochemicals, bioactive plant extracts, antimicrobial activity

  • Adnan Noor Shah

    Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology, PAKISTAN

    Interests: nutrients management in crop plants; crop nutrition physiology and application; crop cultivation and farming System; abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants; allelopathy

  • Anket Sharma

    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

    Interests: abiotic stress tolerance, brassinosteroids, phytohormones, heavy metals, plant metabolomics

  • Mohamed Salah Amr Sheteiwy

    Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Mansoura University, EGYPT

    Interests: field crops cultivars identification in the field and laboratory, crop Rotation and cropping system

  • Peili Shi

    Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR, CAS), Beijing, CHINA

    Interests: plant eco-physiology, plants in stress and adaption to alpine environment, plant and soil, plant-plant interaction, ecosystem structure and functioning, treeline, global warming, diversity and community stability, resistance and resilience to extreme events

  • Noomene Sleimi

    University of Carthage, TUNISIE

    Interests: plant physiology, abiotic stresses, antioxidant activities, phytohormonal regulation, hyperaccumulation of heavy metals

  • Prof. Cláudia Regina Batista de Souza

    Universidade Federal do Pará-UFPA Laboratório de Biologia Molecular Rua Augusto Corrêa 01, Guamá, Belém-PA, 66075-110, Brazil

    Interests: molecular biology, genetics, microbiology

  • Ramasamy Srinivasan

    World Vegetable Center, TAIWAN

    Interests: plant protection

  • Milan Stanković

    Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology and Ecology,University of Kragujevac, Republic of Serbia

    Interests: biological sciences, plant sciences, botany, ecology, biodiversity, medicinal plants – applications of plants in biotechnology, plant secondary metabolites – biology, ecology and applications

  • Adriano Stinca

    Department of Environmental, Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, ITALY

    Interests: plant diversity, vascular flora, invasive plants, plant conservation, plant-plant interactions, plant-environment interactions, plant taxonomy, plant nomenclature, vegetation

  • Haijun Sun

    Nanjing Forestry University, CHINA   

    Interests: nitrogen cycling in soil system, Biochar application, Soil-plant interaction

  • Bo Sun

    College of Horticulture, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu, CHINA

    Interests: brassica vegetables, Chinese kale, mustard, glucosinolates, carotenoids, postharvest

  • Monika Szczecińska

    Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, POLAND

    Interests: population genetics and genomics, ecology of rare and endangered plant species, conservation genetics, organellar genomes of plants

  • Agnieszka Sękara

    University of Agriculture in Krakow, 29 Listopada 54, 31-425 Krakow, POLAND

    Interests: the reaction of horticultural crops to stress, the relationships between plants, microorganisms, and the environment in horticultural ecosystems, culinary and medicinal mushrooms, biofortification and biostimulation of horticultural crops and mushrooms, functional food, biodiversity in horticulture in the present day and historical context (ethnobotany and herbaria)

  • Mohsin Tanveer

    University of Tasmania, AUSTRALIA

    Interests: abiotic stress tolerance, nutrient metabolism,ion transport, BTW

  • Yuanwen Teng

    College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, CHINA

    Interests: Fruit germplasm resources, Physiology and molecular biology of fruit trees, Phylogeny and cultivar development of fruit trees, Breeding and cultivation of fruit trees

  • Ilias S. Travlos

    Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, GREECE

    Interests: integrated weed management systems, weed surveys, agronomy, precision agriculture, weed biology and ecology, herbicide resistance and crop-weed interactions

  • Daniela Trono

    Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l'Analisi dell'Economia Agraria, Centro di Ricerca Cerealicoltura e Colture Industriali, S.S. 673, Km 25,200, 71122 Foggia, ITALY

    Interests: plant physiology and biochemistry, functional analysis of genes, abiotic stress, oxidative stress, secondary metabolites

  • Chunpeng Wan

    Jiangxi Agricultural University, CHINA

    Interests: study on postharvest storage technology, phytochemistry and function of citrus

  • Dhanushka Wanasinghe

    Centre for Mountain Futures, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Honghe County 654400, Yunnan, CHINA

    Interests: ascomycota, fungal diversity, phylogeny, taxonomy, canopy research

  • Zhengwen Wang

    Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: clonal plant ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, trait-based community assembly, plant life history strategy and evolution

  • Qiangsheng Wu

    Yangtze University, CHINA

    Interests: arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on plant growth

  • Junzeng Xu

    Hohai University, CHINA

    Interests: eco-environmental aspects of efficient irrigation and drainage management (non-point pollutions; greenhouse gases emissions; heavy metals bio-availability)

  • Feng Xu

    College of Horticulture and Gardening, Yangtze University, CHINA

    Interests: mechanism of biosynthesis of plant secondary metabolites

  • Nenghui Ye

    Hunan Agriculture University, CHINA

    Interests: functional study of ABA in response to different stresses and in regulating plant growth and development; molecular mechanisms of seed germination under aerobic and hypoxia condition; molecular mechanism of grain filling by plant hormones in rice in response to environmental cues

  • Wajid Zaman

    Department of Life Sciences, Yeungnam University, Gyongsan,SOUTH KOREA

    Interests: phylogenetics and taxonomy, molecular systematics, biodiversity conservation, biogeography, evolutionary ecology, genomics and bioinformatics, ethnobotany, plant adaptation to extreme environments, plant-fungal interactions, systematic botany, multidisciplinary research, invasive species, floristic studies, microscopy, nanoparticles

  • Jingcheng Zhang

    Hangzhou Dianzi University, CHINA

    Interests: remote sensing of vegetation

  • Sheng Zhang

    Sichuan University, CHINA

    Interests: plant proteomics, metabonomics and molecular biology

  • Yuhong Zheng

    Institute of Botany, Jiangsu Province and Chinese Academy of Science, Nanjing, CHINA

    Interests: the improvement and utilization of Bulbous flowers; the application of electrochemical technique in phytology

Early Career Editorial Board Member
  • Habib Ali

    Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Rahim Yar Khan 64200, PAKISTAN

    Interests: agricultural pests, entomology, molecular entomology, crop pests, insect-microbe interactions, biological control agents, integrated pest management

  • Sikandar Amanullah

    College of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Northeast Agricultural University, CHINA

    Interests: molecular genetics and breeding in melon and watermelon, QTL analysis, and fine genetic mapping to understand the genetic regulatory basis for various important morphological and quality traits

  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Mahmut Camlica

    Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University,Bolu, TURKEY

    Interests: Salinity, Aromatic plants, Antioxidants, Plant secondary metabolism, Organic agriculture, sustainability, genetics and genomics, biotic and abiotic stress, plant growth regulators, Field crops and production

  • Dr. Eleonora Cataldo

    Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI), University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, ITALY

    Interests: plant physiology and biochemistry, plant metabolism, plant ecology and evolution, plant bioinformatics, horticultural plants, medicinal plants, environmental physiology of plants

  • Huatao Chen

    Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: plant genomics, plant biotechnology, molecular biology, plant reaction to abiotic stress

  • Gianmarco Tavilla

    National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research sect. Earth observation, Italy

    Interests: plant ecology, Mediterranean flora, plant taxonomy, multivariate analysis, invasive plant species, remote sensing, plant nomenclature, vegetation, phytosociology, plant conservation, vascular flora, plant diversity, ethnobotany, salt marsh vegetation, and habitat conservation

  • Xiaotong Guo

    Ludong University, CHINA

    Interests: plant nutrition and molecular mechanisms; plant-soil interactions; hormones regulate plant response to nutrient stress

  • Dr. Eva Sánchez Hernández

    Ingeniería Agrícola y Forestal, E.T.S. de Ingenierías Agrarias, Universidad de Valladolid, SPAIN

    Interests: nanotechnology, plant extracts, phytopathology, microbiology

  • Hongbo Jiang

    Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: microbiology; fungi; phylogeny; diversity

  • Dilek Killi

    Plant Production and Technologies Department, Konya Food and Agriculture University, Konya, TURKEY

    Interests: plant physiology/ecophysiology, photosynthetic responses to abiotic stresses

  • Weibin Li

    College of Pastoral Agriculture Science and Technology, Lanzhou University, CHINA

    Interests: physiological regulation of plant carbon and water balance in relation to climate; vegetation survival and mortality; meta-analysis to quantify plant, and ecosystem-scale C & N cycling

  • Sen Meng

    State Key Laboratory of Tree Genetics and Breeding, Research Institute of Tropical Forestry, Chinese Academy of Forestry, CHINA

    Interests: secondary metabolism; multi-omics; nitrogen metabolism; molecular biology; drought resistance

  • Shaibur Rahman Molla

    Jashore University of Science and Technology, BANGLADESH

    Interests: bio-control and bioenvironmental sciences

  • Roberta Passafiume

    Università degli Studi di Palermo, ITALY

    Interests: post-harvest fruit qualities;food processing;innovative technologies to improve shelf-life

  • Armin Saed-Mouchehshi

    Horticulture and Crop Research Department, Kermanshah Agricultural & Natural Resources Research & Education Center (AREEO), Kermanshah, IRAN

    Interests: plant breeding, abiotic stress, biostatistics

  • Noor Baity Saidi

    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, MALAYSIA

    Interests: plant pathology, biological control, microbiome, molecular biology, host-pathogen interaction, plant defense signalling 

  • Sandra Martins

    Centre for the Research and Technology of Agro-Environmental and Biological Sciences (CITAB) University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, PORTUGAL

    Interests: plant physiology; plant biochemistry; sustainable management; fruit quality; climate change adaptation and mitigation

  • Anis Ali Shah

    Department of Botany, Division of Science and Technology, University of Education, Lahore, PAKISTAN

    Interests: plant stress physiology, phytochemistry

  • Pengshuai Shao

    Binzhou University, CHINA

    Interests: interactions of Plant-soil-microbes

  • Liehua Tie

    College of Forestry, Guizhou University, Guizhou, CHINA

    Interests: the effects of global change (e.g., N deposition, P limitation, and drought), forest management on plant science, litter decomposition, soil C, N, and P biogeochemical cycle

  • Amaranatha Reddy Vennapusa

    Delaware State University, Dover, DE, USA

    Interests: botany, plant biology, stress physiology, plant biotechnology, molecular biology, genomics, herbicides and weed science

  • Eszter Virág

    Institute of Metagenomics, University of Debrecen, HUNGARY

    Interests: plant biology, physiology, stress, genetics

  • Zhanbiao Wang

    Cotton Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, CHINA

    Interests: crop cultivation and farming system; climate change; low-carbon agriculture; cropping system

  • Yue Wang

    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, CHINA

    Interests: natural product analysis and metabolism research

  • Yunjian Xu

    Yunnan University, CHINA

    Interests: plants interact with microbes; mechanisms of nutrient uptake in plants

  • Chunyan Yu

    Ludong University, CHINA

    Interests: plant growth and development; molecular physiology of abiotic stress tolerance in crops and woody plants; sugar metabolism and wood formation in both crop and woody plants

  • Behcet İNAL

    Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Agriculture Faculty, Siirt University, TURKEY

    Interests: plant molecular biotechnology

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