Gustavo Slafer (PhD, University of Melbourne) is ICREA Research Professor at the University of Lleida (Catalonia, Spain), where he is also Associate Professor -Department of Crop & Forest Sciences. He is also currently (i) Honorary Professor of the School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, UK; (ii) Editor of particular sections of Crop Science and Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, (iii) Handling Editor of Food and Energy Security, (iv) Associate Editor of Euphytica; and (v) member of the Editorial or Advisory Boards of Field Crops Research, European Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural and Food Science. Until Dec. 2017 he has co-edited 6 scientific books, by publishers in USA and UK, and published 40 chapters in international books and more than 170 papers in JCR-journals. His h-index at Dec. 2017 was 49 (WebOfScience-CoreCollection). He has been invited several times to deliver talks on crop physiology in international conferences.