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Dr Eleni Tsaliki graduated as Agriculture Engineer with specialization in Food Science and Technology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) Department of Agriculture, in 1992. She embarked for her post-graduate studies at the same university, in Chemistry Department obtaining first a MSc (1997) and then a PhD degree (2002) in Chemistry. In her phD she has studied the physicochemical properties of proteins and fibres of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.).
She had taken part in EU research programs of Agriculture department of AUTH (1992-1995) and since 1997 she worked as agriculture engineering in the former Cotton and Industrial Plants Institute of NAGREF with specialization in cotton fibers evaluation, cotton cultivation and seed propagation. Since 2016, is researcher to HELLENIC AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATION DEMETER, Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources Institute. Her research activities are focused in agronomy and technology of field crops, evaluation of industrial crops varieties (cotton, tobacco, hemp, sesame), cotton and tobacco seed propagation and fiber quality evaluation. She has participated in many national and world scientific programs and is member of the International Cotton Research Association – ICRA Executive Committee. She has rich published work, has participated in scientific committees of international conferences and is a reviewer in international scientific journals.