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Section Board for 'Weed Science and Weed Management' (25)

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Prof. Dr. Leslie A. Weston
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, Charles Sturt University, Wagga 2678, Australia
Interests: metabolomics/bioinformatics; plant interactions including competition and allelopathy; herbicide discovery
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Prof. Dr. Jonathan Gressel
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Plant & Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Interests: herbicide biochemistry and physiology; herbicide resistance; mycoherbicides; parasitic weeds and their control; engineered herbicide-resistant crops
Dr. Antonia María Rojano-Delgado

Department Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Sciences, University Cordoba, 14014 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: herbicide cross resistance; herbicide multiple resistance; herbicides; weeds; CytP450; GST; resistant mechanisms
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Prof. Dr. David Clements
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Department of Biology, Trinity Western University, Langley, BC V2Y 1Y1, Canada
Interests: agroecology; weed biology and ecology; weed management
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Dr. Rodolfo Gentili

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, 20132 Milano, Italy
Interests: endangered species biology and ecology; red listing; restoration ecology; alien species; conservation genetics
Dr. Emanuele Radicetti
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Department of Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Sciences (DOCPAS), University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: sustainable food production; sustainable cultivation; environmental-friendly agricultural practices
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Prof. Dr. Zvi Peleg
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The Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 7610001, Israel
Interests: herbicide resistance; weed control under changing environment; weed genetics
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Dr. Sridevi Nakka
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1. Heartland Plant Innovations, Manhattan, KS 66503, USA
2. Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
Interests: Interested in plant molecular biology in general and have passion to carry out experiments both fundamental and applied area of weed science and crop breeding and genetics
Dr. Donato Loddo
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CNR, Inst Sustainable Plant Protect IPSP, Natl Res Council Italy, Viale Univ 16, Padua, Italy
Interests: integrated weed management; seed germination; weed emergence; herbicide resistance; mechanical weed control; sustainable agriculture; organic farming
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Dr. Barbara Baraibar-Padro
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Penn State University, Pennsylvania, PA 16802, USA
Interests: weed management; cover crops; organic agriculture; weed seed predation; harvester ants
Prof. Dr. Tran Dang Xuan
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Graduate School for International Cooperation and Development (IDEC), Division of Development Technology, Hiroshima University, 1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8529, Japan
Interests: biochemistry; food chemistry; plant physiology; sustainable agricultural production; organic chemistry; weed science; biological management of pests and weeds; allelopathy; biomass energy; isolation and identification of natural products and biological activities; plant breeding
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Dr. Connor Ferguson
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Department of Plant and Soil Science, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
Interests: weed management; spray application technology; herbicide resistance; herbicide application
Dr. Anestis Karkanis
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Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, Fytokou St., 38446 Volos, Greece
Interests: weed biology; crop–weed interactions; weed management in field crops and vegetables; integrated weed management; herbicide-resistant weeds; pharmaceutical and nutritional value of weeds; agronomy
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Dr. Sudheesh Manalil
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1. Amrita School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore 641112, India
2. UWA School of Agriculture and Environment, The University of Western Australia, M082, Locked Bag 5005, Perth, WA 6001, Australia
Interests: greenhouse gas emission; herbicide resistance evolution; weed ecology; agronomy; artificial intelligence and image processing
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Peruzzi
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: sustainable management of turfs; non-chemical weed control in urban and sub-urban areas; use of automatic mowers in turfs and agriculture; precision agriculture; smart strategies and machines for organic and conservation management of agriculture
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Dr. Michael Jay Grodowitz
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USDA Agricultural Research Service, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
Interests: development of non-insecticidal products for the control of invasive ants; development of insect physiological age-grading systems; use of insect biological control agents for the control of invasive weeds; mass-rearing of insect biological control agents; cleaning techniques of insect specimens for Scanning Electron Microscopy
Dr. Jose L. Gonzalez-Andujar
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Department of Crop Protection (IAS), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), 14004 Córdoba, Madrid, Spain
Interests: weed ecology; integrated weed management; weed population dynamics; modeling; decision support systems; climate change
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Dr. Joel Torra
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Department of Hortofructicultura, Botànica i Jardineria, Agrotecnio, Universitat de Lleida, Alcalde Rovira Roure 191, 25198 Lleida, Spain
Interests: weed science; weed biology and ecology; weed management strategies; herbicides; herbicide resistance; integrated weed management; seed predation; rare arable weeds
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Dr. Pavel Saska
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Crop Research Institute, Functional biodiversity group, Drnovská 507, 16106 Praha 6-Ruzyně, Czech Republic
Interests: seed predation; weeds and biodiversity; effect of management measures on non-target biodiversity and ecosystem services in agro-ecosystems
Dr. Aritz Royo-Esnal
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Department of Horticulture, Botany and Gardening, Agrotecnio, University of Lleida, Alcalde Rovira Roure 191, 25198 Lleida, Spain
Interests: weed biology; seed germination; seedling emergence; modelling; weed phenology; integrated weed management; semiarid cropland; crop rotation; oilseed crops; crop-weed competition
Prof. Dr. Diego Rubiales
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Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, CSIC, Avenida Menendez Pidal s/n, 14004 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: disease resistance; plant breeding; cereals;legumes
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Prof. Dr. Rakesh S. Chandran
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West Virginia University, P.O Box 6108, 1076 Agricultural Sciences Building, Morgantown, WV 26506-6108, USA
Interests: weed management strategies; crops including tree fruit, turfgrass, field crops, pasture, and vegetables
Dr. Judith Wirth
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Herbology in Field Crops and Viticulture - Agroscope, Plant-Production Systems, Nyon, Switzerland
Interests: cover crops; weed suppression; allelopathy; cropping systems; herbicide resistance
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Dr. Erin N. Rosskopf
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US Horticultural Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, FL 34945, USA
Interests: vegetable and cut flower production; weed, disease, and nematode interactions; anaerobic soil disinfestation; vegetable grafting
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