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Ahmed Shahnawaz INDIA Department of Fruit Sciences Citrus production, processing and breeding
Ait-Oubahou Ahmed MOROCCO Institut Agronomique et Veterinaire Hassan II Postharvest systems and quality management systems
Agusti Manuel SPAIN Universidad Politecnica de Valencia Physiology: flowering, fruit set, fruit development, physiology disorders, and PGRs
Bahnamiri Marzieh Shirdast IRAN Citrus Expert Citrus nutrition in nursery and orchard
Bederski Klaus PERU Topara Fruit Tree Nursery Organic citrus growing, citrus nurseries
Bower John Patrick SOUTH AFRICA Self-employed, John P. Bower Fruit physiology as related to quality, considering pre- and post-harvest factors
Brink Ian Francois SOUTH AFRICA Professional Natural Scientist Specialist/Plant Science Consultant Entomologist and agricultural consultant, crop production advisory service and generation of field data for registration, recent developments include remedy for citrus psylla and HLB, pending registration in South Africa:
Camargo Raquel Luciana Boscariol BRAZIL Centro de Citricultura Sylvio Moreira/IAC Citrus biotechnology and genetic transformation
Caruso Marco ITALY CRA - Centro di Ricerca per l'Agrumicoltura e le Colture Mediterranee Scion and rootstock breeding, genetics and functional genomics in relation to reproductive biology and fruit ripening
Carvalho Sergio A. BRAZIL Centro de Citricultura Sylvio Moreira Citrus propagation
Concetta Licciardello ITALY CRA-ACM Biotechnology, germplasm, fruit quality, genomics and citrus varieties
Continella Alberto ITALY University of Catania Genetic improvement, cultivar and rootstock evaluation, irrigation management and water-use efficiency
Curk Franck FRANCE INRA Citrus diversity and genetics
De Souza Alessandra Alves BRAZIL Centro de Citricultura Sylvio Moreira Molecular plant-pathogen interactions and bacterial diseases
Deng Zhanao USA University of Florida Breeding, inheritance, genetics, genome sequecing, transcriptome sequencing, sequence analysis, disease resistance, resistance genes, transgenics, resistance to CTV, resistance to HLB
Distefano Gaetano ITALY University of Catania Biotechnology, citrus reproductive biology
Federici Claire USA University of California, Riverside Plant breeding and genetics
Feichtenberger Eduardo BRAZIL Agencia Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegocios Citrus disease by fungi and Phytophthora species, etiology, epidemiology, ecology and management
Fernandez Juan Francisco Delgado COSTA RICA LIFE-RID Research
Germanà Maria Antonietta ITALY University of Palermo In vitro plant tissue culture for propagtion, breeding and conservation of citrus and other fruit crops.
Gil Pablo Aleza SPAIN Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA) Culture tissue, polyploid genetics, somatic hybridization, molecular markers, breeding, and triploid
González Garza Ramiro MEXICO Biociencia S.A. de C.V. Virology, fruits and vegetable viruses
Grafton-Cardwell Elizabeth USA Dept. of Entomology Integrated pest management of California citrus
Graham James H. USA University of Florida Citrus pathology
Granot David ISRAEL Agricultural Research Organization Plant molecular biology, sugar sensing and metabolism, regulation of stomata, transpiration, water-use efficiency and abiotic stress
Grosser Jude W. USA University of Florida Citrus breeding, genetics and biotechnology
Herrmann Tim AUSTRALIA Auscitrus Citrus seed and budwood production
Hussain Zahoor PAKISTAN University College of Agriculture, Univeristy of Sargodha Post-harvest of horticultural crops
Ignacio Marcelo Ortiz USA Richard Bagdasarian, Inc. Agronomist
Johnson Evan Grier USA University of Florida Citrus pathology with an emphasis on root pathology and HLB
Kacar Yildiz Aka> TURKEY Cukurova University Citrus biotechnology, molecular markers, and molecular breeding
Kacmaz Kemal TURKEY Mediterranean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association Board Member and National Citrus Council Chairman
Kavak Ali TURKEY Mediterranean Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Exporter's Association Chairman
Koivunen Marja USA   Agrochemical research and development
Lovatt Carol J. USA University of California, Riverside Citrus physiology and phenology, role of essential nutrients and hormones in regulating flowering, fruit set and fruit development, an integrated approach to alternate bearing, use of properly timed foliar-applied fertilizers and plant growth regulators to solve production problems and increase grower income.
Manners Malcom M. USA Florida Southern College Undergraduate teaching, citrus culture and production, propagation techniques
Marais Lawrence John USA Citrus Tree Doc Citrus pathology and citrus nutrition
Marei Hussein Hassan EGYPT Marei Orchards and Nursery Nurseryman specialized in the propogration of true to type disease free citrus varieties for local and international customers
Martínez Fuentes Amparo SPAIN Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo Citriculture, physiology, crop production
McCollum Greg USA USDA, ARS Citrus physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, citrus responses to Liberibacter infection, Huanglongbing and citrus production
Mesejo Carlos SPAIN Instituto Agroforestal Mediterráneo Flowering, fruit set, fruit development and tree physiology
Moragues Marc USA University of California - Riverside Citrus breeding and genetics
Morillon Raphael GUADELOUPE CIRAD Abiotic stress (water deficit, salt stress), biotic stress (HLB), citrus, polyploid, rootstock and tetraploid
Mulas Maurizio ITALY Università degli Studi di Sassari Postharvest physiology, growth regulators, orchard management and genetic resources
Mulholland Thomas USA Mulholland Citrus Citrus nursery, orchard, packer, and shipper
Munoz Beatriz Sabater SPAIN Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) Molecular entomology, systems biology, and evolutionary biology
Novelli Valdenice Moreira BRAZIL Instituto Agronomico de Campinas - CCSM Molecular biology, leprosis and molecular markers
Ozkaya Okan TURKEY Cukurova University Postharvest physiology of citrus fruits, storage and fruit quality aspects
Puengpak Thanathorn THAILAND Chiangmai Our company started the citrus farming business in the Northern part of Thailand called Chiangmai since 1976. Now we are expanding the cultivation to Lao PDR as well. Apart from growers, we are vendors and distributors.
Ribeiro Rafael Vasconcelos BRAZIL Univeristy of Campinas (UNICAMP) Plant physiology
Roccuzzo Giancarlo ITALY CREA Council for agricultural research and economics Citrus ecophysiology, plant nutrition, deficit irrigation and organic farming
Simsek Ozhan TURKEY Cukurova University Plant biotechnology, plant tissue culture, molecular markers, gene expression and RNA-Seq
Singh Zora AUSTRALIA Cutrin Univesity Production and postharvest physiology of citrus fruit, creasing in sweet oranges and fruit quality
Siscaro Gaetano ITALY University of Catania Biologist pest control, integrated pest management, sustainable pest control strategies
Stander Ockert Petras Jacobus SOUTH AFRICA Citrus Research International LTD Tree physiology, with emphasis on flowering, fruit set, fruit growth and endogenous hormones and use of PGRs
Stein Beatriz ARGENTINA ING, AGR Sanitation, virus and viroids
Syvertsen Jim P USA University of Florida Citrus stress physiology
Torres Leal Guillermo Jose ARGENTINA Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria Postharvest pathology of fruits
Torres Posse Sebastián ARGENTINA   Agronomy - varieties
Varela Roberto Alfredo ARGENTINA   Post harvest and citrus canker
Zhang Hongyu P.R. CHINA Huazhong Agricultural University Molecular biology, IPM of citrus insect pests, especially sex determination and SIT of fruit fly, non-chemical control of citrus insect pests like symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms and microbial pesticides

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