Plant Nutrition and breeding
Breeding and Genetics
Plant adaptation to a changing climate, genetics and genomics of leafy salad crops, non-food woody biomass crops for bioenergy. Sustainability, ecosystem services, plants and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Plant breeding, genetics and genomics of quantitative traits; quantitative genetics; use of wild species in crop and germplasm improvement; QTL introgression; marker-assisted selection and genomics in breeding.
Computational and statistical plant biology, crop and gene network modeling, quantitative and evolutionary genomics
Genetics of fruit crops - genetic diversity, germplasm use, pistachio breeding
Comparative functional genomics of disease resistance, lettuce genomics and breeding
Breeding, genetics, and genomics of strawberry, quantitative genetics, marker-assisted selection, and genomic selection
Plant Secondary metabolism, Metabolic networks and quantitative Genetics
cotton production and quality issues, plant water stress, microirrigation