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    Pasquale Ferranti
    Professor
    Department of Food Science
    University of Naples Federico II
    Italy
    ferranti@unina.it
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    Research Interest: Food Security,  Environmental Science ,  Waste Management ,  Agricultural Development

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    Valentin Kosev
    Researcher
    Department of Plant Science
    Institute of Forage Crops
    Bulgaria
    valkosev@hotmail.com
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    Valentin Ivanov Kosev was born in Pleven Bulgaria on 12 March 1973. He graduated from The High Agricultural Institute, Plovdiv, Bulgaria in May 1996. Dr Kosev has received his PhD in Institute of Forage Crops, Pleven, Bulgaria during the period of 2009 – 2013. Currently (from 2017), he is working as Associate Professor in Institute of Forage Crops, Pleven. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as Researcher in the field of plant Science. He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Asian Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Current Investigations in Agriculture and Current Research, Food Science & Nutrition Technology (FSNT) and  International research journal of agricultural and food sciences. He has authored more than 50 research articles and books. He is a member of International Legume society from 2011.

    Research Interest: Plant Breeding Seed Production

    List of some publications of Valentin Kosev

    Mikić A., V. Kosev, R. Gantner, V. Mihailović, P. Smykal, M. Ambrose. 2010. Diversity and agronomic utility of leaf types in pea (Pisum sativum L. International conference „ XXIVth Genetic days” – Session 4 – plant genetics, breeding and diversity, 1th – 3rd September, Brno, Czech Republic", 53.

    Kosev V,·I. Pachev. 2010. Correlations among Some Characteristics in Field Pea. Field Veg. Crop Res. 47: 473-478. (Journal bibliometric report impact factor = 0.251).Kosev V,·I. Pachev. 2010. Genetic Improvement of Field Pea (Pisum sativum L.) in Bulgaria. Field Veg. Crop Res. 47: 403-408. (Journal bibliometric report impact factor = 0.251).

    Mikić A., V. Mihailović, B. Ćupina, V. Kosev, T. Warkentin, K. McPhee, M. Ambrose, J. Hofer, N. Ellis. 2011. Genetic background and agronomic value of leaf types in pea (Pisum sativum). Field Veg. Crop Res. 48: 275-284. (Journal bibliometric report impact factor= 0.251).

    Kosev V, Pachev I, Angelova S, Mikić A: 2012. Inheritance of quantitative traits in crosses between two Pisum sativum subspecies with particular reference to their breeding value. Russian Journal of Genetics, vol. 48, (1): 41-46. (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, IF= 0.427).

    Kosev V., А. Mikić. 2012. "Assessing relationships between seed yield components in field pea (Pisum sativum L.) cultivars by correlation and path analysis" - Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, 10 (4): 1075-1080. (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, IF= 0.659).

    Mikic A., V. Mihailovic, B. Cupina, I. Lejeune-Henaut, E. Hanocq, G. Duc, K. McPhee, F. L. Stoddar, V. Kosev, D. Krstic, S. Antanasovic, Ž. Jovanovic. 2012. Developing fall-sown pea cultivars as an answer to the challenges of climatic changes. Peas: Cultivation, varieties and nutritional uses. Chapter 4, pp.1 -142. (107-124). https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog /product _info.php? products_id=28484.

    Mikić A., V. Mihailović, M. Dimitrijević, S. Petrović, B. Ćupina, V. Đorđević, V. Kosev, B. Milošević, Ţ. Jovanović, Ţ. Milovac. 2013. Evaluation of seed yield and seed yield components in red-yellow (Pisum fulvum) and Ethiopian Evaluation (Pisum abyssinicum) peas. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. Vol. 60,(2): 629-638. (Thomson ReutersWeb of Science, IF=1.55).

    Kosev, V. 2013. Genetic studies in earliness and vegetation period in pea (Pisum sativum l.) varieties. Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology, IV (8): 35-41. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor=3.90).

    Ilieva A, V. Kosev. 2013. Evaluation of spring forage pea varieties by quality-related characteristics. Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology, IV (8): 54-58. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor=3.90).

    Kosev V. 2014. Seed yield as affected by the ecological stability of the field pea (Pisum sativum) cultivars". Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology, V (9): 45-50. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor =3.90). Kosev, V. 2014. Enriching genetic diversity of forage pea with a view to selection. Lambert, Academic publishing, pp.1-96. /http://www.amazon.com/Enriching-genetic-diversity-forage-selection/dp/ 3843382700.

    Kosev. V., V. Vasileva. 2014. Some studies on the Selection of Forage pea  (Pisum sativum L.) to increase the Symbiotic nitrogen fixing Potential. International journal of pharmacy and life sciences: 3570-3579. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor = 2.79).

    Kosev V. 2014. Heterosis and degrees of dominance of quantitative traits in pea hybrids (Pisum sativum L.). Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology, V (9): 23-29. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor = 3.90).

    Kosev. V.2014. Breeding evaluation of forage pea varieties and hybrids by the traits number seeds and seed weight per plant. Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology, V (10): 12-16. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor = 3.90).

    Kosev. V. 2014. Breeding and genetic assessment of  some quantitative traits in crosses forage pea (Pisum sativum L.). Open Journal of Genetics, Vol. 4,(1): 22-29. (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, IF= 0.50).

    Kosev V. 2014. Breeding potential of field pea (Pisum sativum) cultivars and their progenies. Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology. Vol. 3,(3): 219-226. (Universal Impact Factor =1.16).

    Vasileva V., Kosev V.2015. Root biomass accumulation in some varieties and hybrids of pea (Pisum sativum L.) Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology. Vol., 4(1): 51-56. (Universal Impact Factor =1.16).

    Vasileva V., Kosev V. 2015. Evaluation of nodule related components and forage productivity in pea (pisum sativum l.) genotypes. International journal of pharmacy and life sciences, 6 (2): 4230-4237. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor =2.79).

    Kosev. V., Ilieva A. 2015. Evaluation of quality-related characteristics and yield in winter forage pea varieties. Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology. VI (1): 54-60. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor = 3.90).

    Kosev. V. 2015. Model of high seed productiveness in forage pea varieties. Journal of Central European Agriculture, Vol. 16, (2): 172-180. (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, IF=0.20).

    Kosev V., 2015. Genetic analysis on some yield traits of pea (pisum sativum l.) crosses. Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology. Vol. 4, (2):149-156. (Universal Impact Factor =1.16).

    Kosev V. 2015. Multivariate analysis of spring field pea genotypes. Banat’s Journal of Biotechnology. VI (1): 23-29. (Scientific Journal Impact Factor = 3.90).

    Mikić A, Mihailović V, Kosev V. 2012. The role of the TENDRIL-LESS (TL) gene in enhancing the agronomic performance of forage pea (Pisum sativum) lines. Pisum Genetics 44:9-12.

    Kosev V. 2013. A brief study on the combining abilities of quantitative traits in field pea (Pisum sativum). Pinnacle Biological Sciences, Vol.1 (1): 1-5.

    Kosev, V. 2014. Inheritance type of the leaves and productivity in deferent genotypes of pea (Pisum sativum L.). Селекція і насінництво. Vol 106: 57-63.

    Kosev V., I. Pachev, Aleksandar Mikić. 2013. Assessing the breeding value of nine spring field pea (Pisum Sativum L.) cultivars. Plant Breeding and Seed Science, V.68: 55-64.

    Georgieva N., I. Nikolova, V. Kosev. 2015. Adaptation and stability of field peas (Pisum sativum L.) cultivars. Journal of Global Agriculture and Ecology,, Vol.: 3, (1):1-10.

    Naydenova, I., V. Kosev. 2015. Composition, digestibility and feeding value estimation of forage pea (Pisum sativum L.) varieties and hybrids. Agricultural Science and Technology. 

    Georgieva N., Nikolova I., Kosev V. 2016. Evaluation of genetic divergence and heritability in pea (Pisum sativum L.). Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology 5 (1): 61-67. (Universal Impact Factor =1.16)

    Georgieva N., Nikolova I., Kosev V., Tahsin N. 2016. Evaluation of genetic differences in vetch cultivars. Romanian Agricultural Research, 33: хх-хх. (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, IF=0.28).

    Georgieva N., Nikolova I., Kosev V. 2015. Stability analysis for seed yield in vetch cultivars. Emirates Emirates journal of food and agriculture. 27(12): 903-910. (Thomson Reuters Web of Science, IF=0.31).

    Georgieva N., Nikolova I., Kosev V. 2015. Association study of yield and its components in pea (Pisum sativum L.). IJP 2(11): 536-542.

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    Luis Daniel Umezawa Makikado
    Intensive Care Unit
    Clinica Ricardo Palma Lima
    Peru
    luis_umezawa@hotmail.com
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    Research Interest: Critical Care Medicine, ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) Cardiopulmonary Support In Critical Care, Nutrition, Transfusion Medicine.

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    Vasco Cadavez
    Professor
    Department of Animal Science
    Polytechnic Institute of Braganza
    Portugal
    vcadavez@ipb.pt
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    Research Interest: Meta-Analysis, Predictive Microbiology, Risk Assessment, Meat Quality, Meat Safety, Meat Products and Sampling Plans.

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    Saddam Hussain
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Agronomy
    University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
    Pakistan
    shussain@webmail.hzau.edu.cn
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    Research Interest: Climate Change and Agriculture, Abiotic Stress Physiology, Allelopathy, Greenhouse Gases, Plant Nutrition, Seed Invigoration </xml> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;} </style> Climate Change and Agriculture, Abiotic Stress Physiology, Allelopathy, Greenhouse Gases, Plant Nutrition, Seed Invigoration <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><xml> Normal 0 false false false EN-IN X-NONE X-NONE </xml><xml> </xml> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-language:EN-US;} </style>

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    Jiban Shrestha
    Scientist
    Plant Breeding and Genetics
    Nepal Agricultural Research Council
    Nepal
    jibanshrestha@narc.gov.np
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    Research Interest: Plant breeding, plant genetics, agronomy, plant biotechnology plant physiology, plant biology

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    Mengfei Peng
    Research Scientist
    Biological Sciences – Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of Maryland
    USA
    mengfeip@hotmail.com
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    Research Interest: Gut microbiome; Synbiotics; Microbial evolution; Food safety; Human nutrition; Epidemiology

    Biography: Mengfei Peng achieved his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (joint concentration of molecular/cellular biology and animal sciences) from the University of Maryland, USA, where he worked on procommensal strategies against enteric bacterial infections. Currently, he is continuing his research as a postdoctoral scientist focusing on the development of novel probiotics in modulation of gut microbiome, prevention/control of enteric diseases, and improvement on human health.

    Number of publications: 14

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    Andras Gaspardy
    Assistant Professor
    Head of Department
    Szent Istvan University
    Hungary
    Gaspardy.Andras@aotk.szie.hu
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    Research Interest: Animal Health, Animal Genetics, Animal Science, Animal Production, Cattle

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    Flavio L Fernandes
    Professor
    Entomology, Ecology
    Federal University of Vicosa
    Brazil
    flavioeg403915fernandes@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: Agronomy, Agricultural Entamology

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    Ma Alicia Camina Martin
    Professor
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science
    University of Valladolid
    Spain
    aliciacamina@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: Nutritional Assessment, Body Composition, Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis, Anthropometry, Malnutrition, Obesity, Geriatric Nutrition, Pediatric Nutrition

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    Guansheng Ma
    Epidemiology, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutritional Biochemistry
    School of Public Health
    Peking University
    China
    mags@chinacdc.cn
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    Research Interest: Food Safety, Disease Control and Prevention, nutrition survey,  nutrition  intervention, and  nutrition  policy development, childhood obesity intervention

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    Xi Ma
    Associate Professor
    tate Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition
    China Agricultural University
    China
    pjh62@163.com
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    Research Interest: Food nutrition and allergy, Soybean anti-nutritional factors, Efficient utilization of dietary nutrients and intestinal Health.

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    SARR Papa Saliou
    Researcher
    Center for African Area Studies
    Kyoto University
    Japan
    pesseus77@yahoo.fr
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    Research Interest: Soil, Plants, Crop, Soil Science, Agricultural Microbiology, Crop Production, Fertilizers, Plant Biology, Agronomy, Plant Microbe Interactions, Molecular Biology, Inoculation.

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    Oskars Bikovens
    Researcher
    Laboratory of Lignin Chemistry
    Latvian State Institute of Wood Chemistry
    Latvia
    Bikovens@edi.lv
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    Research Interest: Compost, Composting, Lignin, Polyphenols, Antioxidant

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    Natalia Georgieva
    Associate Professor
    Institute of Forage Crops
    Institute of Forage Crops
    Bulgaria
    imnatalia@abv.bg
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    Research Interest: Crop Production, Organic Farming, Biological Active Substances, Allelopathy, Energy Assessments

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