AgriHorticulture Organizing Committee

Tugay AYAŞAN

Research Engineer
East Mediterranean Agricultural Research Institute, Adana
Turkey

Biography: He is a Dr. engineer East Mediterranean Agricultural Research Institut ReadMore...

Research Interest: agricultural science,poultry nutrition and ruminant nutritio ReadMore...

Prof. M.S Swaminathan

Founder and Chairman
First World Food Prize Winner MS Swaminathan Research Foundation
India

Biography: Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan (born 7 August 1925) is an Indian gene ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agriculture, Food, Food security, crop yield.

Sabry G. Elias

Professor
Oregon State University
USA

Biography: Graduated from Michigan State University with M.S. and Ph.D. in Crop a ReadMore...

Research Interest: Research interest include seed quality evaluation in relatio ReadMore...

William B. Payne

Dean and Director
CABNR/NAES
USA

Biography: Dr. Payne recently moved from Ethiopia, where he worked with the Inter ReadMore...

Research Interest: Sustainable agricultural production,Crop Physiology,conserva ReadMore...

Fabienne Trolard

Researcher
INRA-UAPV
France

Biography: Dr Agr. Fabienne Trolard (INRA) is permanent researcher at the UMR INR ReadMore...

Research Interest: Geochemistry of soils and waters, mineralogy, modeling of so ReadMore...

Youry Pii

Assistant Professor
Free University of Bolzano
Italy

Biography: Youry Pii is Assistant Professor at the Free University of Bolzano (It ReadMore...

Research Interest: molecular biology, genomics, genetics, biochemistry, analyti ReadMore...

Carlos Serodio

Associate Professor
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.
Portugal

Biography: He is a Associate professor with Habilitation at Universidade de Trás ReadMore...

Research Interest: Development of Electronics devices and WSN for precision agr ReadMore...

Yasin Özdemir

Research Scientist
Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute
Turkey

Biography: He is been the research scientist 2007−present in the Department of ReadMore...

Research Interest: He is been the research scientist 2007−present in the Depa ReadMore...

Daniele De Wrachien

Associate Professor
University of Milan
Italy

Biography: Daniele De Wrachien is full professor of Irrigation and Drainage at th ReadMore...

Research Interest: water resources management; irrigation and drainage technolo ReadMore...

Dorien De Tombe

Founder and Chair
Methodology for Societal Complexity
Netherlands

Biography: Prof. Dr Dorien DeTombe is the founder and chair of the field Methodol ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agriculture, complex societal problems,sustainable agricultu ReadMore...

Carlos Serodio

Associate Professor
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.
Portugal

Biography: He is a Associate professor with Habilitation at Universidade de Trás ReadMore...

Research Interest: Development of Electronics devices and WSN for precision agr ReadMore...

Ilan Chet

Former President
The Hebrew University
Israel

Biography: Ilan Chet serves as Chairman of Advisory Board of Aquagro Fund and Aqu ReadMore...

Research Interest: Biological control of soil-borne plant pathogenic fungi, and ReadMore...

Byoung Ryong Jeong

Dean
Gyeongsang National University
Korea

Biography: Byoung Ryong Jeong completed PhD (Nitrogen nutrition in bedding plants ReadMore...

Research Interest: Horticultural and medicinal crop production in plant factory ReadMore...

Monique Leclerc

Associate Professor
University of Georgia
United States of America

Biography: Dr. Leclerc joined the ranks of the faculty at the University of Georg ReadMore...

Research Interest: Dr. Leclerc is interested in the transport of gases to and f ReadMore...

Graziano Ghinassi

Researcher
University of Florence
Italy

Biography: Graziano Ghinassi born in Talla (Arezzo) in 1961 and graduated in Agri ReadMore...

Research Interest: He is interested in the irrigation use of water, both agricu ReadMore...

Feibo Wu

Professor
Zhejiang University
China

Biography: Dr., Prof. Feibo Wu has completed her PhD in 2003 from Zhejiang Univer ReadMore...

Research Interest: Molecular physiology of abiotic stress tolerance in crops; P ReadMore...

Yasin Özdemir

Research Scientist
Ataturk Central Horticultural Research Institute
Turkey

Biography: He is been the research scientist 2007−present in the Department of ReadMore...

Research Interest: New food technologies, Table olive technology, Food technolo ReadMore...

Mohammad Reza Alizadeh

Head and Associate Professor
Rice Research Institute of Iran (RRII)
Iran

Biography: Dr. Mohammad Reza Alizadeh has completed his PhD. in the field of Agri ReadMore...

Research Interest: Field and post-harvest machinery management, Design and deve ReadMore...

Laura Rival

Associate Professor
University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Biography: Laura Rival is Associate Professor at Oxford where she has been t ReadMore...

Research Interest: Historical and political ecology; development and environmen ReadMore...

Angela M. Lamptey

Professor
University of Ghana
South Africa

Biography: Dr. (Mrs.) Angela M. Lamptey is a Lecturer at the Department of Marine ReadMore...

Research Interest: Aquaculture, Seabird-fisheries interactions, Seabirds ecolog ReadMore...

De Wrachien Daniele

Associate Professor
University of Milan
Italy

Biography: Daniele De Wrachien is full professor of Irrigation and Drainage at th ReadMore...

Research Interest: water resources management; irrigation and drainage technolo ReadMore...

Prashant Kawar

Senior Scientist
ICAR-Directorate of Floricultural Research
India

Biography: Prashant Kawar joined ICAR-CPRI, Shimla in 2014 as Sr. Scientist and ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agriculture and crop science

Raveendra H. Patil

Senior Scientist (Agronomy)
University of Agricultural Sciences
India

Biography: Dr. Raveendra H. Patil, also internationally known by the name Dr. Rav ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agro-forestry and Sustainable production systems Crop produc ReadMore...

Byoung Ryong Jeong

Dean. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Gyeongsang National University
Korea

Biography: Byoung Ryong Jeong completed PhD (Nitrogen nutrition in bedding plan ReadMore...

Research Interest: Horticultural and medicinal crop production in plant factory ReadMore...

Byoung Ryong Jeong

Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Gyeongsang National University
Korea

Biography: Korea Byoung Ryong Jeong completed PhD (Nitrogen nutrition in bedding ReadMore...

Research Interest: Horticultural and medicinal crop production in plant factory ReadMore...

Devi Prasad Juvvadi

Director
Agriculture Management Resource Group at Centre for Good Governance
India

Biography: Devi Prasad completed his M.sc in Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition f ReadMore...

Research Interest: soils and irrigation, underground water utilization, water ReadMore...

Prashant Kawar

Senior Scientist
ICAR-CPRI, Shimla
India

Biography: Prashant Kawar joined ICAR-CPRI, Shimla in 2014 as Sr. Scientist and l ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agriculture and crop science

Dr. Francesco Montemurro

(Senior Researcher - Deputy Director
C.R.A. SSC - Research Unit of the Study of Cropping Systems
Italy

Biography: Dr. Francesco Montemurro is specialized in nitrogen dynamics, efficien ReadMore...

Research Interest: agronomy; nutrient management; nitrogen dynamics, efficiency ReadMore...

Graziano Ghinassi

Researcher
Department of Agricultural Systems Management, Food and Forestry - GESAAF
University of Florence, Italy

Biography: Graziano Ghinassi born in Talla (Arezzo) in 1961 and graduated in Agri ReadMore...

Research Interest: He is interested in the irrigation use of water, both agricu ReadMore...

Prashant Kawar

Senior Scientist
ICAR-CPRI, Shimla
India

Biography: Prashant Kawar joined ICAR-CPRI, Shimla in 2014 as Sr. Scientist and ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agriculture and crop science

Fhatuwani Nixwell Mudau

Professor
University of South Africa
South Africa

Biography: Prof Fhatuwani Nixwell Mudau completed a B.Sc Agric (Crop Science) at ReadMore...

Research Interest: Prof Fhatuwani Nixwell Mudau interests inclide project devel ReadMore...

R R Sharma

Senior Scientist
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
India

Biography: R. R. Sharma after post-graduation from IARI, New Delhi, joined as Sci ReadMore...

Research Interest: Pre and Post harvest handling of temperate fruits, Food Scie ReadMore...

Ilan Chet

Emeritus Professor (Wolf and Max Planck Prize Laureate)
Hebrew University
Jerusalem

Biography: Born in Haifa in 1939, Prof. Ilan Chet completed his doctoral work in ReadMore...

Research Interest: Biological control of plant diseases, Induced resistance, Mo ReadMore...

Upendra M Sainju

Research Agronomist
United States Department of Agriculture
United States

Biography: Upendra M Sainju is currently working on the effects of tillage, crop ReadMore...

Research Interest: Upendra M Sainju eight years working on the long-term effect ReadMore...

Johan van Rooyen

Director
The Standard Bank Center For Agribusiness Development And Leadership
South Africa

Biography: Dr Johan van Rooyen is currently the director of “The Standard Bank ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agri-business, Agricultural and rural development, Agricult ReadMore...

Byoung Ryong Jeong

Dean
Gyeongsang National University
Korea

Biography: Professor Byoung Ryong Jeong has completed his PhD at the age of 31 ye ReadMore...

Research Interest: Climate Change, Conservation Biology, Genetics, Climatology, ReadMore...

Ashok K Patra

Director
ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science
India

Biography: Dr. Ashok K Patra, Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bh ReadMore...

Research Interest: Nitrogen cycling, soil biodiversity, carbon sequestration an ReadMore...

Victor Afari-Sefa

Agricultural Economist and Global Theme Leader
AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center
Ghana

Biography: Victor Afari-Sefa, a citizen of Ghana, is an Agricultural Economist an ReadMore...

Research Interest: Monitoring and evaluation, ex-ante and ex-post impact assess ReadMore...

Francis Lewu

Head of Department
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
South Africa

Biography: Francis Lewu obtained BSc Agriculture in Plant Breeding and Seed Techn ReadMore...

Research Interest: Autecology, Propagation of screened medicinals, Crop Science ReadMore...

Leony Halos-Kim

Thematic Director
Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Ethiopia

Biography: Halos-Kim, is a Registered Professional Agricultural Engineer in the P ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agricultural Engineering, Agro-processing, Crop Processing, ReadMore...

Shashi Sharma

Professor, Chair & Centre Director
Murdoch University
Australia

Biography: Shashi Sharma is Professor and Chair in Biosecurity and Food Security, ReadMore...

Research Interest: Food sustainably, Bio-security and policy, Food safety and F ReadMore...

Andreas Gattinger

Head of Climate Research
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (Forschungsinstitut für Biologischen Landbau, FiBL)
Switzerland

Biography: A. Gattinger is agronomist and soil ecologist and coordinates climate- ReadMore...

Research Interest: Climate impact of farming systems, Greenhouse gas fluxes in ReadMore...

Raveendra H. Patil

Senior Scientist (Agronomy)
University of Agricultural Sciences
India

Biography: Dr. Raveendra H Patil completed his PhD from Copenhagen University, De ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agro-forestry and Sustainable production systems Crop produc ReadMore...

Mannava Sivakumar

Senior Consultant
World Bank and World Meteorological Organization
Switzerland

Biography: Dr. Mannava Sivakumar was the former Director, Climate Prediction and ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agricultural Climatology, Agronomy

Mohammad Reza Alizadeh

Head and Associate Professor
Rice Research Institute of Iran
Iran

Biography: Dr. Mohammad Reza Alizadeh has completed his PhD. in the field of Agri ReadMore...

Research Interest: Field and post-harvest machinery management, Design and deve ReadMore...

Kazi Kamrul Islam

Head and Associate Professor
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh

Biography: Dr. Kazi Kamrul Islam has completed his MSc from Wageningen University ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agroforestry, Agroecology, Forest Conservation, Forest Manag ReadMore...

Sani Yusuf Ahmad

Associate Professor
Ahmadu Bello University
Nigeria

Biography: Dr Sani Yusuf Ahmad is an Associate Professor in Agronomy with special ReadMore...

Research Interest: Agronomy, Agriculture Extension, Horticulture

Sunday Yiseyon Hosu

Lead Researcher and Consultant
Sunclare Consults Limited, Nigeria
South Africa

Biography: Dr. Sunday Yiseyon Hosu was born in Ogun State Nigeria. He holds a Bac ReadMore...

Research Interest: Optimal resource utilization for sustainable livelihood, foo ReadMore...

Olayinka Ayobami AIYEGORO

Senior Researcher/Project Manager
Agricultural Research Council, Animal Production Institute
South Africa

Biography: Dr Olayinka Ayobami AIYEGORO obtained a doctoral degree in Microbiolog ReadMore...

Research Interest: Public Health Microbiology, Phytomedicine, Probiotics and Pr ReadMore...

Justin K. Urassa

Senior Lecturer
Sokoine University of Agriculture
Tanzania

Biography: Dr. Justin K. Urassa holds a PhD (Developme Studies) and an M.Sc. Soc ReadMore...

Research Interest: Rural livelihoods and well-being, Poverty analysis, Food Sec ReadMore...

Angela M. Lamptey

Lecturer
University of Ghana
Ghana

Biography: Dr. (Mrs.) Angela M. Lamptey is a Lecturer at the Department of Marine ReadMore...

Research Interest: Aquaculture, Seabird-fisheries interactions, Seabirds ecolog ReadMore...