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Structure

MPU structure is composed by the President, the Governing Board, the General Assembly, the Secretariat & the Editorial Office.

The President


The President is the legal representative of MPU.

Tsitsigiannis, Dimitrios

Department of Crop Science – Laboratory of Phytopathology Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) | Iera Odos 75 – 118 55, Athens, Greece

Email: dimtsi@aua.gr – Phone: +30 210 5294506 – Fax: +30 210 5294513

Dr Dimitris Tsitsigiannis is Professor of Plant Pathology, Director of the Plant Protection and Environment Section in the Department of Crop Science and Member of the Board of Directors in Agricultural University of Athens. He obtained his PhD in 2004 from the Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA (GPA=3.95/4.0). Prof. Tsitsigiannis is currently leading a research group of 20 PhD, MSc and undergraduate students working on developing novel, effective and environmentally sustainable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies to control important plant diseases and mycotoxins utilizing classical and molecular plant pathology approaches in grapes, olives, vegetables, pistachios, field crops. His IPM strategies focus on discovery and evaluation of novel biocontrol products, novel solutions to improve diagnosis, forecasting, epidemiology and monitoring on plant pathogens and diseases (including mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins), validation and development of prediction models and Decision Support Systems for plant diseases, evaluation of resistant/ tolerant varieties, use of new technology and service innovations (i.e. applications for remote and mobile diagnosis, precision agriculture in Plant Protection). He has participated in several R&D projects a) funded by the Horizon Europe, EU H2020, FP5, FP7, LIFE, TEMPUS programmes, COST actions and private companies and b) in several national research projects funded by the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Foundations etc., and is Coordinator of the Horizon Europe project STELLA, H2020-RISE project Ochravine Control and Co- Coordinator of the H2020 project OPTIMA.

The Governing Board

Immediate Past President

Logrieco, Antonio F.

National Research Council – Institute of Sciences of Food Production | Via G. Amendola, 122/O – 70126, Bari, Itali

Email: antonio.logrieco@ispa.cnr.itPhone +39 080 5929357 –  Fax +39 080 5929374 – Mobile: +39 366 9268816 – Skype contact: logrieco1

Secretary & Board Member

D’ Onghia, Anna Maria

CIHEAM / Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari | Via Ceglie,9 – 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy

Email: donghia@iamb.it – Phone: +39 080 4606246

Board Member

Landa, Blanca B

Institute for Sustainable Agriculture – CSIC, Avenida Menéndez Pidal s/n | Campus Alameda del Obispo – 14004, Córdoba, Spain

Email: blanca.landa@csic.es – Phone: +34 957499279 – Fax: +34 957499252

Co-Editor-in-Chief of Phytopathologia Mediterranea

Falloon, Richard

New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research | Private Bag 4704 – Christchurch 8108, New Zeland

Email: richardefalloon@gmail.com – Phone: +64 27 278 0951

Consulting Editor in Phytopathologia Mediterranea

Phillips, Alan

University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences, Biosystems and Integrative Sciences Institute (BioISI), Campo Grande
1749-016 Lisbon, Portugal

Email: alan.jl.phillips@gmail.comPhone: + 351 965 429 806

Co-Editor-in-Chief of Phytopathologia Mediterranea

Mugnai, Laura

University of Florence – Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), Plant pathology and Entomology section | P.le delle Cascine 28 – 50144 Firenze, Italy

Email: laura.mugnai@unifi.it – Phone: +39 055 2755861 – Mobile: +39 3207981875

Board Member

Tsaltas, Dimitris

Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science | Cyprus University of Technology PO BOX 50329 – 3603 Lemesos Cyprus

Email: dimitris.tsaltas@cut.ac.cy – Phone: +357 20 002545 – Fax: +357 25 002651 – Skype contact: tsaltasd

Honorary President, Treasurer

Consulting Editor in Phytopathologia Mediterranea, Managing Director of Phytopathologia Mediterranea

Surico, Giuseppe

University of Florence – Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), Plant pathology and Entomology section | P.le delle Cascine 28, 50144 Firenze Italy

Email: giuseppe.surico@unifi.it

The General Assembly

The General Assembly consists of all MPU members

The Secretariat & Editorial office

Administrative matters

Gaglier, Angela

c/o University of Florence – Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), Plant pathology and Entomology section | P.le delle Cascine 28 – 50144 Firenze, Italy

Email: phymed@unifi.it – Phone: +39 055 2755863

Editorial office

Fantoni, Sonia

c/o University of Florence – Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), Plant pathology and Entomology section | P.le delle Cascine 28 – 50144 Firenze, Italy

Email: phymed@unifi.it – Phone: +39 055 2755863

Website Manager

Tatini, Duccio

c/o University of Florence – Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Forestry Science and Technology (DAGRI), Plant pathology and Entomology section | P.le delle Cascine 28 – 50144 Firenze, Italy

Email: duccio.tatini@unifi.it – Phone: +39 055 2755863