Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Seed Identification Guide (SIG) is a web-based virtual publication registered under the ISBN system with the registration number of  ISBN 978-1-7753419-0-1. The Editorial Board of the SIG has the following functions:

  • Ensure the reliability of the information provided for publication in Seed Identification Guide.
  • Conduct and organize peer-review of data submitted for publication.
  • Develop resources for authors who are interested in publishing their seed morphology or identification knowledge or research in the Seed Identification Guide.
  • Identify, invite and promote collaborations and research to fill gaps and priorities in seed morphology and identification.


Dr. Ruojing Wang, Research Scientist, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada


Sue Cousins, Purity Analyst, AsureQuality Seed Laboratory, New Zealand

Dr. Axel Diederichsen, Research Scientist and Curator, Plant Gene Resources of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Todd Erickson, Certified Seed Analyst, Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, United States Department of Agriculture, USA

Deborah J. Meyer, former Seed Botanist, Program Manager, Plant Pest Diagnostics Center, California Department of Food & Agriculture, USA

Jennifer Neudorf, Seed Technologist, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Canada

Amanda Redford, Biological Scientist, Identification Technology Program, Plant Protection and Quarantine, United States Department of Agriculture, USA

Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy, Scientific Curator, Botanic Garden, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany