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Elizabeth Debney, BioMed Central, UK
- Paul Boss, CSIRO
- Fabrizio Costa, Fondazione Edmund Mach
- Grant Cramer, University of Nevada, Reno
- David Alvarez-Ponce, University of Nevada, Reno
- Yuling Bai, Wageningen
- Gregory Gambetta, Bordeaux Sciences Agro
- Z. Jeffrey Chen, University of Texas at Austin
- Pradeep Kachroo, University of Kentucky
- Jorge Muschietti, University of Buenos Aires
I am a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Nevada, Reno. I am actively working at the international level to develop cooperation amongst grape scientists and at the local level to establish a grape and wine industry in the dry desert climates of Nevada.
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The editors of BMC Plant Biology support initiatives that expedite the peer review process and are happy to consider manuscripts that have been reviewed in Peerage of Science. Please indicate in your cover letter if this applies to your manuscript.