Munir Ozturk, PhD, DSc, Plant Ecophysiology, is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biology and Centre for Environmental Studies at Ege University in Bornova, Izmir, Turkey, and Vice President of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences in Amman, Jordan. He also serves as Consultant Fellow in the faculty of Forestry at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, and is a Distinguished Visiting Scientist, ICCBS at Karachi University in Pakistan. His research focuses include Eco-Physiology, Conservation and Management of Plant Diversity, Biosaline Agriculture, Biomass and Bioenergy, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Biomonitoring, and Wastewater Recovery. Alvina Gul, PhD, Wheat Biotechnology, is Assistant Professor at the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. She has previously worked for Cornell University in New York, USA; the USDA Genotyping and Sequencing Laboratory at Kansas State University; and the Plant Breeding Institute at University of Sydney, Australia. The primary focus of her research career has been on integrating new allelic variation for improved wheat crop production and yield maximization in order to enhance food security.