Adriana F. Sestras
Institution: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (UASVM) Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Faculty of Horticulture; Department of Forestry.
Position: Lecturer, PhD; Biostatistics, Biodiversity, Ecology.
Education: PhD in Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding; Master in Biodiversity and Bioconservation; Bachelor in Horticulture, UASVM Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Horticulture.
Research profile: Researcher - ACS, CS, CS III and Scientific secretary at Fruit Research Station Cluj. Member and responsible of different research projects in plant breeding and biodiversity area. Member of ISHS, Eucarpia, SRH, secretary of SHST society.
Scientific achievements/Awards: Over 70 scientific papers, mostly in plant breeding and biodiversity, indexed in academic databases; co-author of new cultivars - three of apple and six of pear, homologated by ISTIS Romania; diplomas and medals obtained for new apple and pear cultivars. Member of editorial board eg. ‘Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca’, ‘Notulae Scientia Biologicae’ and reviewer for different scientific journals.