Name: Essaid Ait Barka

Qualification: Ph.D

Country: France


Unit of Champagne Vine and Wine research,
Reims University.

Phone no: Tel: 33 326913221, Mobile: 33-664137847

Email: Send an Email


University of Reims Champagne,
Ardenne UFR Exact and Natural Sciences,
URVVC-EA4707 BP 1039 51687 REIMS Cedex.

Research Interests:

  • 20 years of experience in the field of Plant Sciences specifically Plant Physiology
  • Interaction of Plant Microbe interaction
  • Biological Control of plant pathogens
  • Production of Bioactive Molecules not polluting for the environment
  • Use of beneficial microorganisms to stimulate plant defense against abiotic and/or biotic stress
  • Viticulture Physiology



  • Sept 2012- …: Professor, Unit of Champagne Vine and Wine research, Reims University
  • Sept 1999- Sept 2012: Associate Professor, Reims University, Reims
  • Aug 1998 – Aug 1999: Research Professor, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Plant Science Department & Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada Nova Scotia, Canada
  • J uly 1997- Aug 1998: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Environmental Resources Research Institute, Penn State University, USA
  • Sept 1995- July 1997 : Post-Doctoral Fellow, Horticultural Research Center, Laval University, Quebec, Canada


  • Reviewer of many international scientific journals: Functionnal Plant Biology, Physiologia Plantarum, Plant Science, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry; Journal of Phytopathology; New Phytologist; ..
  • Member of editorial board of Dataset Papers in Science (Section Ecology)
  • Member of editorial board of World Journal of Biotechnology
  • Member of Scientific Board of Chemical, Civil, Agricultural and Environmental Engineers
  • Member of editorial board of Open Journal of Plant Science 
  • Consulting Editor in Plant and Soil journal 
  • Associate Editor in Electronic Journal of Biology
  • Associate editor in Frontiers in Plant Science section Plant Biotic Interactions.