SABRAO Editorial Board

SABRAO Editorial Board

This section presents the members of the SABRAO Journal Editorial Board.

SABRAO Editorial Board

Dr. Naqib Ullah Khan
Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
The University of Agriculture, Peshawar 25130
Email: nukmarwat(at), nukmarwat(at)
Area of expertise: plant breeding and quantitative genetics


Dr. Sanun Jogloy
Department of Plant Science and Agricultural Resources
Faculty of Agriculture, Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen 40002
Email: sjogloy(at)
Area of expertise: plant breeding, quantitative genetics, physiological traits


Dr. Sang-Nag Ahn
Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Chungnam National University, Daejeon 305-764
Email: ahnsn(at)
Area of expertise: QTL mapping, molecular genetics and breeding of rice

Dr. CN Neeraja
Principal Scientist, Biotechnology Unit
Crop Improvement Section
Directorate of Rice Research,
Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad – 500030
Email: cnneeraja(at)
Area of expertise: molecular genetics and breeding

Dr. Sathiyamoorthy Meiyalaghan (Mei)
Scientist – New Cultivar Innovation Portfolio
Plant & Food Research
Private Bag 4704, Christchurch, 8140
Email: mei.meiyalaghan(at); mei.meiyalaghan(at)
Area of expertise: genomics and molecular breeding

Dr. Ramakrishnan M. Nair
Vegetable Breeder – Legumes
World Vegetable Center
ICRISAT Campus, Patancheru 502 324
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Email: ramakrishnan.nair(at)
Area of expertise: plant breeding and genetics research in pulses and pasture legumes

Dr. Arbind K. Choudhary
Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding)
ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region
Patna 800 014 (Bihar)
Email: akicar1968(at); akiipr23(at)
Area of expertise: Genetics and breeding of legumes

Dr. Sambasivam (Sam) Periyannan
Research Scientist,
Agriculture & Food
CSIRO, Canberra, ACT 2601
Email: sambasivam.periyannan(at)
Area of expertise: molecular markers, breeding, disease resistance, gene cloning, transgenics

Dr. Desta Wirnas
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
Bogor Agricultural University
Bogor 16680
Email: dwirnas(at); desta(at)
Area of expertise: Plant Breeding and Genetics and Quantitative Genetics
Crop expertise: Rice, Soybean, Sorghum

Prof. Dr. Sobir
Genetic and Plant Breeding Laboratory
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
Faculty of Agriculture, Darmaga Campus
Bogor Agricultural University
Email: rsobir(at); sobir(at)
Area of Expertise: Molecular Genetics and Plant Breeding in Tropical Crops

Dr. Akshaya K. Biswal
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3280
Email: akbiswal(at); akbiswal(at);
Area of expertise: plant molecular genetics, plant molecular biology

Dr. Samrin Gul
Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences (LUAWMS), Uthal, District Lasbela – Balochistan, PAKISTAN
E-mail: samringulpbg(at); samringul(at)
Area of Expertise: Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Breeding Brassica

Dr. Himmah Rustiami
Research Center for Biology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences,
Cibinong, Bogor, INDONESIA
Email: hrustiami(at); hrustiami(at)
Area of Expertise: Plant Systematics, Ethno-Botany

Prof. Dr. Bambang Sapta Purwoko
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture,
Bogor Agricultural University, INDONESIA
bspurwoko(at); bspurwoko(at)
Area of Expertise: Breeding for abiotic stress, plant tissue culture

Dr. Prakit Somta
Department of Agronomy,
Faculty of Agriculture at Kamphaeng Saen, Kasetsart University,
Kamphaeng Saen Campus, Nakhon Pathom, THAILAND
Email: agrpks(at)
Area of Expertise: Genetics and (conventional and molecular) Breeding of Legume Crops

Prof. D.P.S.T.G. Attanayaka
Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
380, St. Francis Lane, Dalugama, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Email: dpstga(at)
Area of Expertise: Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Molecular Biology


Dr. Aris Hairmansis
Indonesian Center for Rice Research (ICRR)
Jalan Raya 9 Sukamandi, Subang, West Java, Indonesia 41256
Email: a.hairmansis(at) Area of Expertise: Plant Breeding, Genetics, Molecular Breeding

SABRAO Publishing team

Dr. Bertrand (Bert) Collard
Senior Associate Editor/Publishing Editor
Email: sabrao_journal_editor(at)
Area of expertise: plant breeding and genetics, QTL analysis, molecular breeding

Mr. Joseph “Otep” Vicente
Email: sabraojournal.editingteam2(at)

Mr. Joseph C. Beredo


Ms. Ella Kristina D. Coronel
Email: ekdd14(at)