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   Dr J Horváth   
  (B. January 23, 1936)

Former University Professor, Research Professor of Pannon and Kaposvár Universities, Hungary
H-8361 Keszthely, Deák F. str. 16., Hungary
Email address: H11895HOR@ELLA.HU

Dr. Horváth specialises in the field of biology, ecology of plant viruses and virus resistance. He has served as lecturer of plant virology, plant pathology and plant protection at Pannon University, Keszthely; Kaposvár University and University of Western-Hungary at graduate and postgraduate (PhD) level. Dr. Horváth has been a co-breeder of six vegetable varieties (Talizmán, Sirály and Sugár green beans; Rezisztens Keszthelyi, Piknik and Botond sweet peppers). He has authored 18 books, 59 book chapters, and has more than 750 scientific publications. He has received several awards, few of which are Eötvös Lóránd-Award (1978), Academic Award (1991), Szent-Györgyi Albert-Award (1997), Horváth Géza-Award (1997), Széchenyi-Award (1998), Ipolyi Arnold-Award (2005), Georgikon Award (2006). Dr. Horváth is a member of several professional societies viz. the European Association of Potato Research (EAPR), Indian Potato Association, Association of Graminae Virus Research, European Association of Vegetable Virus Research, International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), Slovenian Plant Protection Society.