Amsterdam, July 22, 2009 Berry research is currently attracting significant applied, commercial and biological interest. Reflecting increasing recognition of the need for a rigorously peer-reviewed publication in this area, IOS Press has announced the spring 2010 launch of the Journal of Berry Research.
According to Editor-in-Chief Maurizio Battino, PhD, DSc, MD (Hon), Universit Politecnica della Marche, Department of Biochemistry, Biology & Genetics, Ancona, Italy, "The main objective of this new quarterly journal is to contribute to and improve knowledge regarding the quality and production of berries to benefit the health of the consumers and maintain profitable production using sustainable systems. It is our vision that the Journal will serve as a vehicle for increased collaboration and consequently would stimulate new insights."
A world-renowned expert in the field of berry research, Battino will be joined by a prestigious international editorial board whose expertise will encompass all aspects of berry research. Editorial Board members will include such luminaries in the field as: Balz Frei, PhD, Director and Endowed Chair of the Linus Pauling Institute, Professor Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Corvallis, OR; Bruce I. Reisch, PhD, Professor of Horticultural Sciences, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; and Kevin M. Folta, PhD, Assistant Professor, Horticultural Sciences Department, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
The Journal of Berry Research (http://www.iospress.nl/loadtop/load.php?isbn=18785093) will focus on four main areas of research and development: from genetics to variety evaluation; nursery productions systems and plant quality control; plant physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology and culture management; and health for co
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