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CHRISTOS DORDAS

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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

School of Agriculture

Laboratory of Agronomy

54124 Thessaloniki

Greece

 

Tel: +302310998602

Fax: +30231998634

Email: chdordas@agro.auth.gr

                                                                                                                                               

 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

Ph.D in Plant Biology

September 1999 Research in the mechanisms of boron uptake in higher plants.

 

ARISTOTELIAN UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

July 1992 B.Sc. in Plant Science from the Department of Agriculture

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

2007- present Assistant professor                                                                             

2003-2007 Lecturer (Thessaloniki, Greece)

 

TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF THESSALONIKI

2002-2003 Assistant Professor (Thessaloniki, Greece)                                                                             

 

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA                                                 

1999-2001 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Manitoba, Canada)                                                                                

 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS                                  

1999 Postgraduate Researcher (Davis, California)                                                                            

 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS                        

1995-1999 Research Assistant (Davis, California)                                                                                        

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OF GREECE         

1995 Assistant to Supervisor of Agronomists (Thessaloniki, Greece)                                                     

 

NATIONAL SERVICE                                                                          

1992-1994 Greece

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

2007-present Assistant Professor  (Thessaloniki, Greece)                                                     

2003-present Lecturer (Thessaloniki, Greece)                                                                                    

 

TECHNOLOGICAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE OF THESSALONIKI

2002-2003 Assistant Professor    (Thessaloniki, Greece)                                                                       

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA                                                 

2000-2001 Advanced Crop Physiology  (Manitoba, Canada)                                                                      

 

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS                        

1997 Teaching Assistant for the course of plant mineral nutrition (Davis, California)                                  

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (1995-98) ($14.000/year).

Fulbright Award (1995-96) ($15.000).

Waiver of Out of State Tuition, University of California (3 quarters).

NATO scholarship (1995) (declined).

Graduate Studies Travel Award to attend the annual meeting of the American society of Plant Biologists (1999)

Department of Pomology Travel Award to attend the annual meeting of the American society of Plant Biologists (1999)

State Scholarships Foundation of Greece (1987-92).

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

TEMPUS III.

TEMPUS IV «New MSc Curricula in Applied Biosciences at Georgian and Armenian Universities; (MAPB)» 2010-2013.

EPEAEK (2004-2006) Ministry of Education of Greece (60.000 € for 2 years)

EPEAEK (2005-2007) Ministry of Education of Greece (55.000 € for 2 years)

PAVET (2006-2008) Ministry of Development (Energy crops for Greece) (126.155)

USDA grant # CSRS 9801010 ($50.000/year for 3 years)

USBorax Research Grant (Function of B and Mechanisms of B uptake) ($50.000 for 1 year).

Jastro Shields Research Grant ($1.500).

Olive Board of California ($12.546)

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Publications in peer reviewed journals

1.                  Dordas C. and Brown PH. 2000.  Permeability of boric acid across artificial lipid bilayers and factors affecting. Journal of Membrane Biology 175:95-105.

2.                  Dordas C. Chrispeels M.J. and Brown P.H. 2000.  Permeability channel mediated transport of boric acid across membranes vesicles isolated from squash (Cucurbita pepo) roots.  Plant Physiology 124: 1349-1362.

3.                  Dordas C. and Brown P.H. 2001.  Permeability and mechanism of transport of boric acid across the plasma membrane of Xenopus laevis oocytes.  Biological Trace Element Research 81(2): 127-139.

4.                  Dordas C. and Brown P.H. 2001. Evidence of Channel Mediated Transport of Boric Acid in Higher Plants.  Plant and Soil 235: 95-103 [COVER PAGE ARTICLE]

5.                  Perica S, Brown PH, Connell JH, Nyomora AMS, Dordas C, and Hu H 2001.  Foliar Boron Application Improves Flower Fertility and Fruit Set of Olive. HortScience, Vol. 36 (4). 714-716.

6.                  Dordas C, Rivoal J, Hill RD 2003. Plant hemoglobins, nitric oxide and hypoxic stress hypoxia.  Annals of Botany 91:173-178.

7.                  Dordas C, Hasinoff BB, Igamberdiev AU, Monach N, Rivoal J, Hill RD 2003. Expression of stress induced hemoglobin affects NO levels produced by alfalfa root cultures under hypoxic stress.  Plant Journal 35: 763-770.

8.                  Dordas C, Hasinoff BB, Rivoal J, Hill RD 2004. Class-1 hemoglobin, nitrate and NO levels in anoxic maize cell suspension cultures. Planta 219 (1): 66-72.

9.                  Dordas C. and Brown PH. 2005.  Boron deficiency affects cell viability, phenolic leakage and oxidative burst in rose cell cultures.  Plant and Soil 268 (1-2): 293-301.

10.              Simoglou K. and Dordas C. 2006. Effect of foliar applied boron, manganese and zinc on tan spot in winter durum wheat. Crop Protection 25 (7): 657-663.

11.              Dordas C 2006. Foliar boron application improves seed set, seed yield, and seed quality of alfalfa. Agronomy Journal 98 (4): 907-913.

12.              Dordas C. 2006. Foliar boron application affects lint and seed yield and improves seed quality of cotton grown on calcareous soils.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 76(1): 19-28.

13.              Lithourgidis, A.S., I.B. Vasilakoglou, K.V. Dhima, C.A. Dordas and M.D. Yiakoulaki. 2006. Forage yield and quality of common vetch mixtures with oat and triticale in two seeding ratios. Field Crops Research 99:106-113.

14.              Dhima, K.V., A.S. Lithourgidis, I.B. Vasilakoglou, and C.A. Dordas. 2007. Competition indices of common vetch and cereal intercrops in two seeding ratio. Field Crops Research 100: 249-256

15.              Lithourgidis A.S., K.V. Dhima, I.B. Vasilakoglou, C.A. Dordas, M.D. Yiakoulaki 2007. Sustainable production of barley and wheat by intercropping common vetch. Agron. Sustain. Dev. 27:95-99.

16.              Dordas C., G. Apostolides, O. Goundra 2007. Boron application affects seed yield and seed quality of sugar beets. Journal of Agricultural Science 145: 377-384.

17.              Dordas C. 2009. Foliar application of manganese increases seed yield and improves seed quality of cotton grown on calcareous soils. Journal of Plant Nutrition 32: 160-176.

18.              Matsi Τ, Α.S. Lithourgidis, N. Barbayiannis, and C.A. Dordas 2007. Liquid Cattle Manure: Short-term Effect on Corn Growth and Yield and Long-term Effect on Certain Soil Characteristics. Agronomy Journal 99 (4): 1041-1047.

19.              Dordas C., C. Sioulas 2008. Safflower yield, chlorophyll content, photosynthesis, and water use efficiency response to nitrogen fertilization under rainfed conditions. Industrial Crops and Products. 27: 75-85.

20.              Dordas C.A., A. S. Lithourgidis, T. Matsi, N. Barbayiannis 2008. Application of Liquid Cattle Manure and Inorganic Fertilizers Affect Dry Matter, Nitrogen Accumulation, and Partitioning in Maize. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 80 (3), 283-296.

21.              Dordas C., 2008. The role of nutrients in controlling plant diseases in sustainable agriculture. A review. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 28 (1) 33-46.

22.              Dordas C., Sioulas C. 2009. Dry matter and nitrogen accumulation, partitioning, and retranslocation in safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) as affected by nitrogen fertilization. Field Crops Research 110: 35-43.

23.              Dordas C., 2009. Dry matter, nitrogen and phosphorus accumulation, partitioning and remobilization as affected by N and P fertilization and source - sink relations. European Journal of Agronomy 30: 129-139.

24.              Vasiliadou S., Dordas C., 2009. Increased concentration of soil cadmium affects plant growth, dry matter accumulation, Cd, and Zn uptake of different tobacco cultivars (Nicotiana tabacum L.). International Journal of Phytoremedation 11: 115-130.

25.              Dordas C., 2009. Foliar application of calcium and magnesium improves growth, yield, and essential oil yield of oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum). Industrial Crops and Products 29: 599-608.

26.              Dordas C., 2009. Nonsymbiotic hemoglobins and stress tolerance in plants. Plant Science 176: 433-440.

27.              Kaloumenos, N.S., C.A. Dordas, G.C. Diamantidis, I.G. Eleftherohorinos. 2009. Multiple Pro197 Substitutions in the acetolactate synthase of corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas L.) confer resistance to tribenuron. Weed Science 57:362–368.

28.              Dordas C 2010. Variation of physiological determinants of yield in linseed in response to nitrogen fertilization. Industrial Crops and Products 31, 455–465.

29.              Lithourgidis A.S. and Dordas C.A. 2010. Forage yield, growth rate, and nitrogen uptake of faba bean intercrops with wheat, barley, and rye in three seeding ratios. Crop Science 50:1–11, doi: 10.2135/cropsci2009.12.0735.

 

Book chapters.

Brown PH., Dordas C., Zheng Q. 2001 Mobility of micronutrients and heavy metals in plants. In Micronutrients and Toxic metals in Agriculture. University of Sao Paolo Press p.43-61.

 

Dordas C and Hill RD 2006. Plant hemoglobins and nitric oxide in acclimation to hypoxic stress. NATO science series. Cell Biology and Instrumentation: UV Radiation, Nitric oxide and cell death in plants. Eds. Y. Blume, DJ Durzan, P. Smertenko. IOS Press. Series I: Live and Behavioural Sciences-Vol. 371. p. 218-226.

 

Publications presented in international meetings.

1.                  Dordas C., Barrieu F., Deamer D.W., Chrispeels M.J., Brown P.H. 1999.  A Permeability of boric acid through artificial and plant membranes. In Plant Biology 1999 Annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists (Abstract no 768).  Plant Physiology S161-162

2.                  Dordas C, Bexant T, Rivoal J, Hill RD 2001.  Expression of nonsymbiotic hemoglobin effects tolerance of alfalfa to hypoxia.  In Plant Biology 2001 Annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists (Abstract no 356.).  Plant Physiology 126S: 87

3.                  Dordas C. and Brown P.H. 2001. Permeability and channel mediated transport of boric acid across plant membranes. An explanation for differential B uptake in plants. In Boron in Plant and Animal Nutrition eds H. E. Goldbach, B. Rerkasem, M. A. Wimmer, P. H. Brown, M. Thellier, R. W. Bell. Kluwer Academic Publisher p.34-35.

4.                  Dordas C. and Brown P.H. 2001. Permeability and channel mediated transport of boric acid across plant membranes. An explanation for differential B uptake in plants. XIV International Plant Nutrition Colloquium in Hannover, Germany, July 28 - August 03, 2001. In Eds W. J. Horst, M. K. Schenk, A. Burkert, N. Claasen, H. Flessa, W. B. Frommer, H. Goldbach, H-W Olfs, V. Romheld, B. Sattelmacher, U. Schmidhalter, S. Schubert, N. von Wiren, and L. Wittenmayer. pp.190-191. Developments in plant and Soil Sciences Vol. 92. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

5.      Baron, Κ., C. Dordas and R.D. Hill. 2003. Expression of non-symbiotic barley hemoglobin alters the phenotype of transgenic alfalfa. Annual meeting of The Canadian Society of Plant PhysiologistsConcordia University, Montreal, Canada, December 12-13, 2003.

6.      Dordas C. 2004. Foliar Boron application improves seed set and seed yield of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.). Proceedings VIII ESA Congress 11-15 July 2004, Copenhagen, Denmark. pp. 79-80.

7.      Dordas C. B.Β. Hasinoff, J. Rivoal and RD Hill 2004. Expression of plant hemoglobin affects the root growth of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) to hypoxic conditions.  Proceedings VIII ESA Congress 11-15 July 2004, Copenhagen, Denmark. pp. 81-82.

8.      Dordas C., B.B. Hasinoff, J. Rivoal and R.D. Hill. 2004. Production of nitric oxide and reactions with plant hemoglobins under hypoxic stress. Proceedings Cell Biology and Instrumentation: UV Radiation, Nitric oxide and cell death in plants. Yalta, Ukraine, September 8 - 11, 2004. (http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2229/5/S1/S11).

9.      Dordas C. and RD Hill 2005. Nitric oxide scavenging by plant hemoglobins. Proceedings Society of Experimental Biology, July 11-15, 2005, Barcelona, Spain.

10.  Lithourgidis A.S., K.V. Dhima, I.B. Vasilakoglou, C.A. Dordas. 2006. Protein yield advantage of common vetch and cereal intercrops over sole crops. Proceedings IX ESA Congress 4-7 September 2006, Warszawa, Poland. Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica, pp. 551-552.

11.  Dordas C., Lithourgidis A.S. Matsi T., Barbayiannis N. 2006 Application of manure and inorganic fertilizers affect grain yield of maize. Proceedings IX ESA Congress 4-7 September 2006, Warszawa, Poland. Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica, pp. 87-88.

12.  Simoglou KB, Dordas C. 2006. Effect of foliar application of B, Zn, and Mn can delay the development of tan spot in winter durum wheat. Proceedings IX ESA Congress 4-7 September 2006, Warszawa, Poland. Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica, pp. 231-232.

13.  Ninou E.G., Dordas CA, Papakosta DK. 2006. Biomass and nitrogen distribution in four bean (Phaseulus vulgaris L.) cultivars. Proceedings IX ESA Congress 4-7 September 2006, Warszawa, Poland. Bibliotheca Fragmenta Agronomica, pp. 185-186.

14.  Simoglou, B.K. and C. Dordas. 2006. Effect of Foliar Applied Boron, Manganese and Zinc on Tan Spot in Winter Durum Wheat. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, p. 378. 11-15 June 2006. Rhodes Island Hellas.

15.  Tziros GT, AL Lagopodi, K. Tzavella-Klonari and C. Dordas 2005. Balanced nutrition improves biocontrol of fusarium wilt of water melon (Citrullus lanatus) by Pseudomonas chlororaphis PCL 1391. Proceedings of the International Symposium on: Organic Agriculture in the Mediterranean: problems and perspectives, Chania, Crete, Greece, November 9-11, 2005. In press.

16.  Bardas GA, GT Tziros, C Dordas, AL Lagopodi, K. Tzavella-Klonari 2006. Effect of two Pseudomonas strains and Trichoderma koningii on eggplant growth and disease severity caused by Verticillium wilt. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, p. 438-439. 11-15 June 2006. Rhodes Island Hellas.

17.  Tziros GT, C. Dordas, K. Tzavella-Klonari and AL Lagopodi 2006. Effect of two Pseudomonas strains and Fusarium wilt of watermelon under different nitrogen nutrition levels. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, p. 585-587 . 11-15 June 2006. Rhodes Island Hellas.

18.  Dordas C., C. Sioulas 2007. Nitrogen fertilization affects yield, biomass partitioning, nitrogen accumulation, photosynthesis, and water use efficiency of safflower. 15th N Workshop, 28-30 May 2007, Lleida, Spain.

19.   Dordas C. 2007. Nitrogen fertilization influences yield, physiology and N use efficiency in flax (Linum usitαtissimum L.). 15th N Workshop, 28-30 May 2007, Lleida, Spain

20.              Lithourgidis A.S., Dordas C.A., Lazaridou T.B., Papadopoulos I.I. 2008. Silage Yield and Protein Content of Common Bean Intercropped with Corn in Two Row-Replacements. Proceedings 10th ESA Congress 15-19 September 2008, Bologna, Italy, Italian Journal of Agronomy, pp. 217-218.

21.              Morakis G., Eleftheriadou E., Karamanoli K., Dordas C., Bosabalidis A., Radoglou K., Constantinidou H.I.A. Nitrogen Fertilization of Basil: Effects on Physiology, Oil Gland Morphology and on Essential Oils. Proceedings 10th ESA Congress 15-19 September 2008, Bologna, Italy, Italian Journal of Agronomy, pp. 459-460.

22.              Tsikrikonis G., Dordas C., Lithourgidis A. 2008. Time of Sowing Affects Growth, Development, and Seed Yield of Oil Seed Rape. Proceedings 10th ESA Congress 15-19 September 2008, Bologna, Italy, Italian Journal of Agronomy, pp. 721-722.

23.              Vasiliadou S, Dordas C. 2008 Effect of Cadmium on Plant Growth, Dry Matter Accumulation, Cd, and Zn Uptake of Different Tobacco Cultivars (Nicotiana tabacum L.). pp 167-168. Proceedings 10th ESA Congress 15-19 September 2008, Bologna, Italy, Italian Journal of Agronomy, pp. 185-186.

24.              Dordas C. 2008. Application of Calcium and Magnesium Improves Yield and Essential Oil Yield of Oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. hirtum).  Proceedings 10th ESA Congress 15-19 September 2008, Bologna, Italy, Italian Journal of Agronomy, pp. 417-418.

25.              Dordas C. 2009. Cytokinin and ethylene affect dry matter accumulation, Nitrogen uptake, retranslocation and efficiency in barley. 16th N Workshop, Τurin, Italy, June 28- July 1.

 

 

 

 

 
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