Editor-in-Chief

Stephan Winter

Managing Editors:

Christian Carstensen

Falko Feldmann

Associate Editors (website under construction)
Andert, Sabine Stade (Germany) pesticide use intensity, influence of crop management on pesticide use, Pesticide use in arable farming, NAP, statistical analyses, fungicide use, herbicide use more...
Balder, Hartmut Berlin (Germany) tree-care, urban stress factors, nursery production, IPS urban stands, tree diseases more...
Becker, Jörg München (Germany) herbicide research, resistance Management more...
Benker, Ullrich Freising (Germany) Invasive Insects and Neozoa; Diagnosis of Insect Pests in Agriculture, Horticulture and Stored Product Protection; Morphology and Systematics of Insects, especially Beetles; Prevention, Biological and Chemical Control of Insect Pests; Xylobiotic Insects; Stored Product Protection; Common Vole, Water Vole, European Mole - Biology and Control in Grassland more...
Berkelmann-Löhnertz, Beate Geisenheim (Germany) applied mycology, phytopathology in viticulture, UV-C more...
Beyer, Marco Belvaux (Luxemburg) mycology, environmental microbiology, epidemiology of plant pathogenic fungi, Fusarium species, Fusarium mycotoxins, integrated pest Management, forecast models Zymoseptoria tritici, fungicide resistance, biostatistical modelling more...
Böckmann, Elias Braunschweig (Germany) Efficacy of insecticides in vegetables and ornamentals, Side effects of Insecticides on natural enemies, Applied Entomology in vegetables and ornamentals, Decision Support Systems for arthropods more...
Buettner, Carmen Berlin (Germany) plant-virus interaction, detection and diagnosis, functional genetics of virus infection, water transmission of pathogens, watermanagement, efficiency of disinfectants, new plant viruses of trees, vector transmission of plant viruses, certification of virusfree plants more...
Cai, Daguang Kiel (Germany) Plant-nematode interactions, Plant disease resistance, Resistance gene and response, genome and functional genome analysis, Plant-fungus interaction (oilseed rape-Verticillium, Sclerotinia), Genetic engineering nonconding RNAs more...
Caram de Souza Dias, José Alberto Campinas (Brazil) plant virology, seed-potato production, insect-transmitted viruses, virus-epidemiology, virus-diagnoses, virus-control, integrated-virus-management, virus-free-propagating material, viruses of Solanaceae, seed-potato viruses more...
Cirujeda Ranzenberger, Alicia Zaragoza (Spain) weed science, integrated weed management, invasive weeds, weed biology, non-chemical weed control, mechanical weed control, herbicide resistance more...
Daub, Matthias Elsdorf (Germany) plant parasitic nematiodes (PPN), resistance/tolerance towards ppn, virulence/pathotypes of ppn, integrated nematode management and IPM, nematicides and biologicals, population dynamics of ppn, soil supressiveness more...
De Clercq, Patrick Gent (Belgium) entomology, acarology, plant-insect interactions, integrated pest management, biological control, predators, insect rearing, transgenic crops (with insecticide traits) more...
Dehnen-Schmutz, Katharina Coventry (United Kingdom) biological invasions, horticultural trade, weed ecology, risk assessment, agroecology more...
Deising, Holger B. Halle (Germany) plant-fungus interactions, pathogenicity/virulence genes, functional genetics of fungal infections fungal, cell walls, infection structures, epigenetics, fungicides, fungicide resistance more...
Feldmann, Falko Braunschweig (Germany) applied microbiology, agro-ecology, agro-ethical standards, registration affairs, plant protection policies more...
Finckh, Maria R. Kassel/Witzenhausen (Germany) plant-fungus interactions, resistance gene management, population genetics, population biology, suppressive soils, biologcal systems management, diversification strategies, legume diseases organic farming more...
Fourie, Driekie Potchefstroom (South Africa) nematology, nematode identification, biological control of nematodes, sustainable nematode control, plant-nematode interactions, nematode resistant cultivars more...
Glienke, Chirlei Curitiba (Brazil) Phylogeny, Phylogenic analysis, species identification, DNA sequences, Multilocus analysis , molecular markers, biological control, endophytes, molecular diagnostic more...
Gross, Jürgen Dossenheim (Germany) multitrophic interactions, chemical ecology IPM, Insect-plant interactions, plant volatiles attractants and repellents, mating disruption semiochemicals pheromones more...
Grundler, Florian Bonn (Germany) nematology, plant resistance to nematodes, molecular biology, plant pathology, endophytic fungi more...
Hakl, Ulrike Bonn (Germany) Diagnosis of Insects, Acari and Nematodes; Storage Protection more...
Hallmann, Johannes Münster (Germany) nematology, nematode identification, biological control of nematodes, nematode problems on vegtables, nematode problems in organic farming, sustainable nematode control, plant-nematode interactions, nematode resistant cultivars, Nematode population Dynamics more...
Hasiów-Jaroszewska, Beata Poznan (Poland) plant viruses, diagnostics, molecular evolution of pathogenes, plant-virus interactions, gene Expression, phylogenesis more...
Heß, Michael Freising (Germany) epidemiology, fungal diseases, disease control, cereals, field trials, Integrated Pest Management, fungicides, monitoring/surveys, diagnostics more...
Höfte, Monica Gent (Belgium) Bacteriology, beneficial bacteria, biological control, plant defense, plant physiology,biosuractants, plant hormones more...
Jacob, Jens Münster (Germany) vertebrates, mammals, rodent management, rodenticides, rodenticide resistance, bird management, non-target effects more...
Jakobs-Schönwandt, Desiree Bielefeld (Germany) endophytes, formulation of active ingredients, drying and shelf life, biocontrol with entomopathogens, molecular biology, plant growth promotion, biocontrol of plant pathogens more...
Jelkmann, Wilhelm Dossenheim (Germany) Virology/Viroids, Characterization, Diagnostics and Disease Effects of Viruses of Fruit Crops and Grapevine more...
Kakau, Joachim Osnabrück (Germany) Decision support systems, Forecasting of plant plant pathogens, Integrated plant protection, Fungicides, Herbicides, Plant pathogenic bacteria more...
Kappes, Ewald Basel fungicides, viticulture, plant physiology, field trials, crop protection, abiotic stress more...
Koch, Eckard Darmstadt (Germany) phytopathology, mycology, biocontrol of plant diseases, non-chemical disease control, fungal endophytes, seed-borne pathogens, soil-borne pathogens, formulation of biocontrol agents more...
Kogel, Karl-Heinz Gießen (Germany) plant-fungus interactions, epigenetics, plant -microbe symbiosis, fungicides, noncoding RNAs, endobacteria more...
Kühne, Stefan Kleinmachnow (Germany) organic farming, entomology, biocontrol, biodiversity, biopesticides predators, Diptera, oilseed rape, potatoes, basic substances more...
Lehmhus, Jörn Braunschweig (Germany) agricultural entomology, pest insect biology, insect taxonomy, insect behaviour, wireworms, weevils, insecticides, malacology; biology and diagnosis more...
Liljeroth, Erland Alnarp (Sweden) plant protection biology, induced resistance, potato resistance, Phytophtora, Colletotrichum, Alternaria more...
Lindner, Kerstin Braunschweig (Germany) Kartoffeln, Hauptkartoffelviren (PVA; PVM; PVS; PVX; PVY; PLRV), PVY - Sortenresistenz; extreme Y-Resistenz; Epidemiologie, TRV, Stolbur, Rhizoctonia solani, Kartoffelpflanzgut-Zertifizierung, Sortenzulassung - Kartoffel, Entwicklungszusammenarbeit auf dem Gebiet der Kartoffelproduktion mit Benin, Bildanalyse Kartoffelkrankheiten more...
Machado, Marcos Campinas (Brasil) interaction plant-pathogens, functional genetics of fungal infections, functional genetics of bacterial infections, fungi and bacterial diversity more...
Mahlein, Anne-Katrin Bonn (Germany) plant-fungus interaction, mycology, precision, agriculture, plant phenotyping, plant disease detection, optical sensors hyperspectral imaging epidemiology, plant protection, fungicides more...
Makowski, David Versailles-Grignon (France) meta-analysis, risk assessment, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis, time series more...
Makulla, Alexandra Braunschweig (Germany) plant strenghteners, basic substances, borderline products, registartion affairs more...
Matic, Slavica Torino (Italy) Plant pathogenic fungi, Plant fungi interactions, Fungicide resistance, Biological control, Real-time PCR, Plant viruses, Genetic diversity, Infectivity assays, Pathogenesis-related protein, Protein modeling more...
Matyjaszczyk, Ewa Poznan (Poland) registration of plant protection products, plant protection law, market placement of borderline products, integrated pest Management, products used in organic agriculture, implications of chemical protection availability for plant production , minor crops protection, economical and safety issues in plant protection more...
Meyhöfer, Rainer Hannover (Germany) applied entomology, biological control, insect-plant interaction, functional biodiversity, parasitoid-host interaction, predator-prey interaction, behavioral ecology, sensory ecology integrated pest Management, decision support system more...
Nechwatal, Jan Freising (Germany) oomycete diseases, root diseases, soilborne diseases, potato diseases, forest pathology, qPCR, taxonomy/new species, biological disease control more...
Ordon, Frank Quedlinburg (Germany) molecular plant breeding, resistance research, stress tolerance more...
Pannacci, Euro Perugia, (Italy) Weed biology, Weed ecology, Weed seed-bank, Chemical weed control, Optimization of herbicides doses, Mechanical weed control, Integrated weed management, Allelopathy for weed management, Wheat, Maize and Vegetables, Biomass crops more...
Pertot, Ilaria San Michele (Italy) applied microbiology, phytopathology in horticulture, sustainability of agro-ecosystems, bioressources more...
Reineke, Annette Geisenheim (Germany) insect-plant interactions, entomopathogenic fungi, biological control of insect pests, viticulture and horticulture, insect population genetics more...
Rodemann, Bernd Braunschweig (Germany) mycology; agriculture; mycotoxins; fungicide resistance more...
Rossi, Vittorio Piacenza (Italy) plant diseases, botanical epidemiology, plant disease modelling, disease control, decision support systems, integrate pest management more...
Sarrocco, Sabrina Pisa (Italy) Biological control, Fungal ecology, Beneficial fungi, Fungal secondary metabolites, Antagonist-plant pathogen interaction, Biopesticides, Mycotoxin, Fungal diagnostics more...
Stadnik, Marciel J. Florianopolis (Brasil) General mycology (mainly focusing on Fusarium, Colletotrichum and powdery mildews), Etiology, Induced resistance, Plant genetic resistance, Physiological and molecular plant pathology, Alternative control methods, Fungal diseases of apple, banana, bean, onion, rice and wheat more...
Stammler, Gerd Limburgerhof (Germany) fungicide resistance, fungicides, fungicide efficacy, sensitivity, Monitoring, resistance mechanisms, field efficacy, field trials, mycology more...
Stefani, Emilio Modena (Italy) Bacterial diseases Plant-bacteria interactions, Bacteria detection and identification, Antagonistic bacteria, Biological control, IPM of bacterial diseases, Pest Risk Analysis, Phytosanitary policy, Rural development more...
Stuart, Alexander Metro Manila (Philippines) rodent ecology; plant-rodent interactions rodent management; rodenticides; rodenticide resistance; rice pest management; vertebrate pest management; aquatic snail ecology more...
Tiedemann, Andreas v. Göttingen (Germany) fungal diseases; arable crops; Sclerotinia; Verticillium; resistance to fungal pathogens; oilseed rape more...
Urek, Gregor Ljubljana (Slovenia) nematology, plant-nematode interactions, plant parasitic nematodes, root knot nematodes, virus borne nematodes more...
Varrelmann, Mark Göttingen (Germany) Plant Virology, pathogenicity/virulence genes, resistance tests, Biotechnology, herbicide resistance, post-harvest diseases, detection methods more...
Verreet, Joseph-A. Kiel (Germany) epidemiology, functional prognosis system, plant protection (chemical, biological, phytosanitary cropping system), host-parasite-interaction, mycotoxins, pesticide resistance, diagnostics more
Verwijst, Theo Uppsala (Sweden) forest ecology, tree phytopathology, natural resource Management more...
Wagner, Stefan Braunschweig (Germany) Diagnosis, molecular biology, mycology more...
Winter, Stephan Braunschweig (Germany) plant viruses, diagnostics, molecular biology of viruses, plant-virus-vector interactions, phytosanitary aspects, plant production systems more...
Wirsel, Stefan Halle (Germany) molecular biology, fungal genetics, plant-fungus interactions, pathogenicity/virulence genes, fungicide resistance, Colletotrichum spp, Fusarium graminearum more...