Ioannis E. Papadakis
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Crop Science
Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
Dr Ioannis E. Papadakis has received his PhD in Pomology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) in 2004. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in Agricultural University of Athens (Greece). He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as Lecturer of Pomology at Agricultural University of Athens from 2010 until 2015. He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences (Associate Editor), Open Access Journal of Agricultural Research, Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Aspects, American Journal of Agricultural Research, and Modern Concepts & Developments in Agronomy (Associate Editor). He has authored more than 39 research articles published in peer-reviewed journals and more than 50 full research articles published in conference proceedings in English or Greek language. His papers have been cited more than 470 times. He is a member of International Society for Horticultural Science, Geotechnical Chamber of Greece, Greek Society for Horticultural Science, and Hellenic Scientific Society for Genetics and Plant Breeding. He has acted as a reviewer of more than 25 reputed journals like Environmental and Experimental Botany, Scientia Horticulturae, Annals of Applied Biology, Functional Plant Biology, HortScience, Experimental Agriculture, Photosynthetica, Ecological Indicators and Plant Biology. He has acted as a member of Organizing or Scientific/Technical Committees of two Greek Conferences as well as two international ones: 5th International Conference on Food and Agricultural Sciences (ICFAS 2017), 2nd World Congress & Expo on Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
His research interests are the following: (i) Plant nutrition and fertilization, (ii) Abiotic stresses (nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, drought, salinity, waterlogging, etc.), (iii) Sexual and asexual propagation of fruit tree species, (iv) Evaluation of fruit tree cultivars and rootstock, and (v) Effect of various cultural practices on tree yield and fruit quality.