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Maria Papafotiou

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Maria Papafotiou (Dr.), Professor; Head of the Laboratory of Floriculture and Landscape Architecture; Head of the Postgraduate Programs “Landscape Architecture” and "Modern systems for Plant Production", Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens (AUA). Born in Athens, Greece; First Degree in Crop Science (AUA, 1983); Ph.D. in Horticulture (physiology of flowering) (Wye College, University of London, U.K., 1988). She specializes in floricultural crops with emphasis on micropropagation, growth and flowering manipulation and in urban floriculture, as well as garden and park design. She is teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses on floriculture, ornamental plants, environmental horticulture, landscape architecture history and planting design. Current research interests: exploiting native plants for ornamental use (propagation/micropropagation and growth manipulation), sustainable green roofs, native vegetation management and design in archaeological sites, native plant ground covers. She has over 250 publications and 300 citations. Supervisor of 3 postdoc, 9 Ph.D., 37 M.Sc. theses and over 95 undergraduate dissertations; Coordinator/ Member in 18 funded research programs; Reviewer in more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings; Member of the Board of the Greek Society for Horticultural Science; Co-Editor of the American Journal of Plant Science.

Παπαφωτίου Μαρία_Μάιος_2016.pdf, PAPAFOTIOU Maria_May_2016.pdf
Title Credits Undergrad/Postgrad Compulsory/Elective
Landscape Design Postgraduate Compulsory
Landscape Architecture Studio II 6 Postgraduate Compulsory
Landscape Architecture Postgraduate Compulsory
History and Theory of Landscape Architecture 4 Postgraduate Compulsory
Theory of Contemporary Landscape Architecture 3 Postgraduate
Propagation of vegetables and flower crops Postgraduate Compulsory
Landscape Plants 4 Postgraduate Compulsory
Principles of Floriculture 5 Undergraduate Elective
Photoperiodism, Physiology of Flowering and Stress Physiology Postgraduate Compulsory
Floriculture I 5 Undergraduate Compulsory
  • “Bioclimatic Planting design of the Container Terminal of Piraeus Port” (2015). Financed by the Piraeus Port Authority S.A.
  • “ARCHEOSCAPE - Integrated Vegetation Management in Archaeological Sites for Monument Protection and Enhancement of the Historic Landscape” - THALIS (2012-2015). The research program was co-financed by Greece and the European Union, under the egis of the Eduvation and Lifelong Learing operational program, NRSF 2007-2013.
  • “Planning of the maintenance of Pedion Areos Park and Attikon Park” (2009). Financed by the Prefecture of Attika.
  • “Planting design of the Piraeus Port” (2007-8). Financed by the Piraeus Port Authority S.A.
  • “Studies on the effect of explant physiology, substrate and environmental conditions on organogenesis and acclimatization of Quercus euboica” (2003-2008). Co-financed by Greece and the European Union, under the egis of the Eduvation and Lifelong Learing operational program 2001-2006.
  • “Biotechnology application for plant regeneration, identification and certification aiming at the production of healthy propagation material and the industrial utilisation of certain aromatic plants” (1990-1991). Financed by the European Union, ÉCLAIR project.
  1. Papafotiou M. and W.W. Schwabe (1990). Studies on the long-day inhibition of flowering in Xanthium and Kalanchoe. Physiologia Plantarum, 80, 177-184.
  2. Chronopoulos J., A. Chronopoulou-Sereli und M. Papafotiou (1996). Die Anpassungfähigkeit von Ziergehölzen im Urbanen Bereich Athens (The capability of adaptation of woody ornamental plants to the urban environment of Athens). Gartenbauwissenschaft, 61(4), 197-200.
  3. Papafotiou M., E. Garavelos, C. Antonopoulos and J. Chronopoulos (2000). Studies on growth manipulation of Euphorbia characias L. Acta Horticulturae, 541, 201 206.
  4. Papafotiou M., E. Garavelos and J. Chronopoulos (2000). Effect of growing medium and fertilization on growth habit and colour of Lavandula stoechas L. Acta Horticulturae, 541, 349-351.
  5. Papafotiou M., N. Triandaphyllou and J. Chronopoulos (2000). Studies on propagation of species of the xerophytic vegetation of Greece with potential floricultural use. Acta Horticulturae, 541, 269-272.
  6. Papafotiοu M., V. Asimakopoulou, P. Kouvari, I. Kovaeou, M. Phsyhalou, I. Lytra and G. Kargas (2001). Cotton gin trash compost as growing medium ingredient for the production of pot ornamentals. Gartenbauwissenschaft, 66(5), 229-232.
  7. Papafotiou M., G. N. Balotis, P. T. Louka and J. Chronopoulos (2001). In vitro plant regeneration of Mammillaria elongata normal and cristate forms. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 65(2), 163-167.
  8. Papafotiou M., J. Chronopoulos, G. Kargas, M. Voreakou, N. Leodaritis, Ou. Lagogiani and S. Gazi (2001). Cotton gin trash compost and rice hulls as growing medium components for ornamentals. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 76(4), 431-435.
  9. Balotis G. and M. Papafotiou (2003). Micropropagation and stability of Euphorbia pugniformis cristate form. Acta Horticulturae, 616, 471-474.
  10. Bertsouklis K., M. Papafotiou and G. Balotis (2003). Effect of medium on in vitro growth and ex vitro establishment of Globularia alypum. Acta Horticulturae, 616, 177-180.
  11. Papafotiοu M. and M. Rappou (2003). Effect of leaflets and cold storage on acclimatization of Lilium chalcedonicum bulblets regenerated in vitro. Acta Horticulturae, 616, 163-167.
  12. Pateli P., M. Papafotiou and J. Chronopoulos (2003). Influence of in vitro culture medium on Epidendrum radicans seed germination and seedling growth and ex vitro establishment. Acta Horticulturae, 616, 189-192.
  13. Ntoulas N., P. Tsiotsiopoulou, P.A. Nektarios, M. Papafotiou and I. Chronopoulos (2004). Olive mill waste compost evaluation as a soil amendment for turfgrass culture. Acta Horticulturae, 661, 71-76.
  14. Papafotiou M., J. Chronopoulos, A. Tsiotsios, K. Mouzakis and G. Balotis (2004). The impact of design on traffic noise control. Acta Horticulturae, 643, 277-279.
  15. Papafotiou Μ., M. Phsyhalou, G. Kargas, I. Chatzipavlidis and J. Chronopoulos (2004). Olive-mill wastes compost as growing medium component for the production of poinsettia. Scientia Horticulturae, 102(2), 167-175.
  16. Pateli P., M. Papafotiou and J. Chronopoulos (2004). Comparative effects of four plant growth retardants on growth of Epidendrum radicans. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 79(2), 303-307.
  17. Papafotiou M., G. Kargas and I. Lytra (2005). Olive-mill Waste Compost as a Growth Medium Component for Foliage Potted Plants. HortScience, 40(6), 1746-1750.
  18. Lykas Ch., D. Petsani, M. Papafotiou and C. Kittas (2006). Effect of a red to far red filtering plastic film on growth of gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides). Acta Horticulturae, 711, 399-404.
  19. Kartsonas E. and M. Papafotiou (2007). Mother plant age and seasonal influence on in vitro propagation of Quercus euboica Pap., an endemic, rare and endangered oak species of Greece. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 90(1), 111-116.
  20. Papafotiou M., B. Avajianeli, C. Michos, I. Chatzipavlidis and V. Liakoura (2007). Anthocyanin concentration of Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) leaves as affected by cotton gin trash compost. Acta Horticulturae, 779, 355-359.
  21. Papafotiou M., I. Chatzipavlidis, B. Avajianeli, C. Michos (2007). Colouration, Anthocyanin Concentration and Growth of Croton (Codiaeum variegatum L.) as Affected by Cotton Gin Trash Compost Participation in the Potting Medium. HortScience, 42(1), 83-87.
  22. Lykas Ch., C. Kittas, M. Papafotiou and N. Katsoulas (2008). Gardenia jasminoides height control using a photoselective polyethylene film. HortScience, 43(7), 2027-2033.
  23. Bertsouklis K.F. and M. Papafotiou (2009). In vitro propagation of Arbutus andrachne L. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 477-480.
  24. Kartsonas E. and M. Papafotiou (2009). Micropropagation of Quercus euboica Pap., a rare, endemic, oak species of Greece. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 485-490.
  25. Martini A. and M. Papafotiou (2009). In vitro rooting of X Malosorbus florentina Zucc. microshoots. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 491-496.
  26. Papafotiou M. and A. Kalantzis (2009a). Studies on in vitro propagation of Lithodora zahnii. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 465-470.
  27. Papafotiou M. and A. Kalantzis (2009b). Seed germination and in vitro propagation of Sideritis athoa. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 471-476.
  28. Papafotiou M. and A. Martini (2009a). Effect of position and orientation of leaflet explants with respect to plant growth regulators on micropropagation of Zamioculcas zamiifolia Engl. (ZZ). Scientia Horticulturae, 120, 115-120.
  29. Papafotiou M. and A. Martini (2009b). Effect of growth medium on in vitro shoot regeneration of X Malosorbus florentina Zucc. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 497-501.
  30. Papafotiou M. and A. Martini (2009c). Effect of season and sterilization method on response of X Malosorbus florentina buds to in vitro culture. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 503-508.
  31. Papafotiou M. and J. Stragas (2009). Seed germination and in vitro propagation of Dianthus fruticosus L. Acta Horticulturae, 813, 481-484.
  32. Bertsouklis K.F. and M. Papafotiou (2010a). Effect of storage on Arbutus andrachne seed germination». Acta Horticulturae, 885, 65-71.
  33. Bertsouklis K.F. and M. Papafotiou (2010b). Studies on propagation of Globularia alypum L., an outstanding xerophyte of Greece with potential ornamental use. Acta Horticulturae, 885, 73-77.
  34. Kartsonas E. and M. Papafotiou (2010). Effect of culture vessels covering material on leaf morphological and anatomical characteristics of Quercus euboica in vitro plantlets. Acta Horticulturae, 885, 191-196.
  35. Papafotiou M. (2010). In vitro propagation of temperate zone woody plants with potential ornamental use. Acta Horticulturae, 885, 255-262.
  36. Papafotiou M., and E. Kanellou (2010). Restoration of a Roman villa garden in the archaeological site of Eleusis. Acta Horticulturae, 881, 1011-1014.
  37. Papafotiou M. and Skylourakis A. (2010). In vitro propagation of Callistemon citrinus. Acta Horticulturae, 885, 267-270.
  38. Papafotiou M., Antoniou I. and Akoumianaki-Ioannidou A. (2010). Studies on in vitro propagation of Bauhinia variegata. Acta Horticulturae, 885, 263-266.
  39. Papafotiou M., Z. Chatzijiannaki and G. Stilianaki (2010). The Effect of Design of an Urban Park on Traffic Noise Abatement. Acta Horticulturae, 881, 331-334.
  40. Papafotiou M, E. Kanellou and G. Economou (2010). Alternative practices for vegetation management in archaeological sites – The case of Eleusis. Acta Horticulturae, 881, 879-883.
  41. Papafotiou M., M. Voreakou, N. Rafailidis and S. Katsojianni (2010). The Effect of Planting Level at an Urban Road Slope on Plant Growth. Acta Horticulturae, 881, 335-338.
  42. Paraskevopoulou, A.T., M. Papafotiou and I. Massas (2010). Suitable Plant Species to Meet the Environmental Conditions of the Piraeus Port. Acta Horticulturae, 881, 555-558.
  43. Bertsouklis K.F. and M. Papafotiou (2011). Effect of various cytokinins on micropropagation of Arbutus andrachnoides Link. Acta Horticulturae, 923, 213-218.
  44. Martini A. and M. Papafotiou (2011). Effect of thidiazuron on shoot regeneration and subsequent rhizogenesis of X Malosorbus florentina Zucc. Acta Horticulturae, 923, 169-176.
  45. Papafotiou, M. and A. Vagena (2012). Cotton gin trash compost in the substrate reduces the daminozide spray dose needed to produce compact potted chrysanthemum. Scientia Horticulturae, 143, 102-108.
  46. Bertsouklis K.F. and M. Papafotiou (2013). Seed germination of Arbutus unedo, A. andrachne and their natural hybrid A. andrachnoides in relation to temperature and period of storage. HortScience, 48, 347-351.
  47. Kartsonas E. and M. Papafotiou (2013). Effect of photon flux, CO2 concentration and culture vessels covering material, on physiological characteristics of Quercus euboica in vitro grown plantlets. Acta Horticulturae, 990, 415-421.
  48. Martini A.N. and M. Papafotiou (2013a). Micropropagation as means for the conservation of the rare and endangered xMalosorbus florentina Zucc. (Rosaceae). Acta Horticulturae, 990, 409-414.
  49. Martini A.N. and M. Papafotiou (2013b). Effects of plant growth regulators and environmental factors on in vitro propagation of xMalosorbus florentina, Propagation of Ornamental Plants, 13(3), 112-122.
  50. Martini A.N., M. Papafotiou and S.N. Vemmos (2013). Season and Explant Origin Affect Phenolic Content, Browning of Explants and Micropropagation of xMalosorbus florentina (Zucc.) Browicz. HortScience, 48, 102-107.
  51. Papafotiou M. and N. Papanagiotou (2013). Comparative Evaluation with Biometric and Physiological Characteristics of Ornamental Shrubs as for their Contribution to the Environment under Two Irrigation Frequencies. Acta Horticulturae, 990, 369-372.
  52. Papafotiou, M., N. Pergialioti, E.A. Papanastasatos and L. Tassoula (2013). Effect of Substrate Type and Depth and the Irrigation Frequency on Growth of Semiwoody Mediterranean species in Green Roofs. Acta Horticulturae, 990, 481-486.
  53. Papafotiou M., N. Pergialioti, L. Tassoula, I. Massas and G. Kargas (2013). Growth of native aromatic xerophytes in an extensive Mediterranean green roof, as affected by substrate type and depth, and irrigation frequency. HortScience, 48(10), 1327-1333.
  54. Papafotiou M., Μ. Trigka and Κ.F. Bertsouklis (2013). In vitro propagation of Arbutus x andrachnoides Link. from Seedling Tissues. Acta Horticulturae, 990, 405-408.
  55. Papafotiou M., Κ.F. Bertsouklis and Μ. Trigka (2013). Micropropagation of Arbutus unedo, A. andrachne, and their natural hybrid Α. x andrachnoides, from seedling explants. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology, 88(6), 768-775.
  56. Antonatos S A, Barbetaki A E, Papafotiou M, Papadoulis G T. (2014). Seasonal Abundance of Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marshal) and its Natural Enemies (Puton) on Ficus microcarpa in Greece. XXIX International Horticultural Congress, 17-22 Aug. 2014, Brisbane, Australia. Acta Horticulturae, 1105, 101-108, DOI:10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1105.15.
  57. Apostolidis, E., M. Papafotiou, AM. Vissilia, A. Paraskevopoulou (2014). Gardens and Orchards of Kampos’ historical country mansions in Chios: an early trace of landscape architecture in Greece. Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, 35 (4), 290-311.
  58. Martini A N, Papafotiou M. (2016). Micropropagation of Limoniastrum monopetalum L. XXIX International Horticultural Congress, 17-22 Aug. 2014, Brisbane, Australia. Acta Horticulturae, 1113, 195-200, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1113.29.
  59. Martini A N, Papafotiou M, Majumder D A N. (2014). Micropropagation of Teucrium capitatum L. XXIX International Horticultural Congress, 17-22 Aug. 2014, Brisbane, Australia. Acta Horticulturae, 1113, 183-188, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1113.27.
  60. Papafotiou M, Majumder D A N, Martini A N, Bertsouklis Κ F. (2016). Micropropagation of Atriplex halimus L XXIX International Horticultural Congress, 17-22 Aug. 2014, Brisbane, Australia. Acta Horticulturae, 1113, 207-210, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1113.31.
  61. Papafotiou M, Tassoula L, Liakopoulos G, Kargas G. (2016). Effect of Substrate Type and Irrigation Frequency on Growth of Mediterranean Xerophytes at Extensive Green Roofs. Acta Horticulturae, 1108, 309-316, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1108.41.
  62. Tampoukou A., M. Papafotiou, A. Koutsouris and A. Paraskevopoulou (2015). Teachers’ Perceptions in Using Botanic Gardens as a Means of Environmental Education and Enhancing Pupil Benefits from Botanic Garden Visits. Landscape research, 40 (5), 610-620, DOI: 10.1080/01426397.2014.947250.
  63. Tsagkarakis, A E, Karamatzoglou E, Papathanassis A, Papafotiou M, Papadoulis G T. (2015). Application of Plant Growth Retardants Affects Survival and Fitness of the Oleander Aphid, Aphis nerii (Homoptera: Aphididae), and the Citrus Mealybug, Planococcus citri (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Acta Horticulturae, 1105, 197-204, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2015.1105.28.
  64. Vlachou G, Papafotiou M, Bertsouklis Κ F. (2016). In Vitro Propagation of Calamintha nepeta. Acta Horticulturae, 1113, 189-194, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1113.28.
  65. Vlachou G, Papafotiou M, Bertsouklis Κ F. (2016). In Vitro Propagation of Ballota acetabulosa. Acta Horticulturae, 1113, 171-174, DOI: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2016.1113.25.
  66. Papafotiou M., Martini A.N. and Vlachou G. (2015). In Vitro Propagation as a Means of Producing Native Plants for Use as Ornamentals in Archaeological Sites of Greece. 6th International Symposium on Production and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants, 19-24 April 2015, Sanremo, Italy, Acta Horticulturae, in press.
  67. Papafotiou M., Tsalouchos N., Papagianni A. and Bertsouklis K.F. (2015). In Vitro Propagation of Lippia citriodora. 6th International Symposium on Production and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants, 19-24 April 2015, Sanremo, Italy, Acta Horticulturae, in press.
  68. Tassoula L, Papafotiou M, Liakopoulos G, Kargas G. (2015). Growth of the Native Xerophyte Convolvulus cneorum L. on an Extensive Mediterranean Green Roof under Different Substrate Types and Irrigation Regimens. Hortscience 50(7), 1118-1124.
  69. Vlachou G, Papafotiou M, Bertsouklis Κ F. (2015). Studies on in vitro propagation of Anthyllis barba-jovis L. 6th International Symposium on Production and Establishment of Micropropagated Plants, 19-24 April 2015, Sanremo, Italy, Acta Horticulturae, in press.