Publications

Books / Reports


  1. Carolan, L., Smith, F., Protonotarios, V., Schaap, B., Broad, E., Hardinges, J. and Gerry, W. (2015) How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data? The GODAN Discussion Paper. Available online at http://www.godan.info/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/ODI-GODAN-paper-27-05-20152.pdf 
  2. Stracke, Chr. M., Manouselis, N., Sicilia, M.-A., Helmstedt, C., Martín-Moncunill, D., Protonotarios, V. (2013): Opening Up Access to Scientific Information. Recommendations for Improving Virtual Repositories and Online Communities; In Stracke, Chr. M., Manouselis, N., Sicilia, M.- A. (Eds.) University Publisher: Duisburg-Essen (ISBN: 978-3-922602-42-2).


Publications in Journals

  1. Drakos, A., Protonotarios, V. and Manouselis, N. (2015) agINFRA: a research data hub for agriculture, food and the environment [version 2; referees: 2 approved] F1000Research 2015, 4:127 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.6349.2)
  2. L'Abate, G., Caracciolo, C., Pesce, V., Geser, G., Protonotarios, V. and Costantini, E. (2015) Exposing Vocabularies for Soil as Linked Open Data. Information Processing in Agriculture (In press).
  3. Koutoumanos, A., Protonotarios, V., Drakos, A. and Toader, M. (2014) Seeding Courses on Moodle: the AgriMoodle Case. Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Volume IV, Number 2, 2014. ISSN 1804-1930. Available online at http://online.agris.cz/files/2014/agris_on-line_2014_2.pdf
  4. Protonotarios, V., Stoitsis, G., Kastrantas, K. and Sanchez-Alonso, S. (2013) Using Multilingual Analytics to Explore the Usage of a Learning portal in Developing Countries. The Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN) Vo. 17, Issue 2, July 2013. Available online at http://sloanconsortium.org/jaln/v17n2/using-multilingual-analytics-explore-usage-learning-portal-developing-countries
  5. Geser G., Jaques Y., Manouselis N., Protonotarios V., Keizer J. and Sicilia M. (2012) Building Blocks for a Data Infrastructure and Services to Empower Agricultural Research Communities. In: Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Volume IV, Number 4, 2012, http://online.agris.cz/archive/2012/04/. PDF direct: http://online.agris.cz/files/2012/agris_on-line_2012_4_geser_jaques_manouselis_protonotarios_keizer_sicilia.pdf 
  6. Protonotarios, V., Papakonstantinou, K., Giannikopoulou, V., Toader, M. and Roman, Gh.V. (2012) Involving rural communities in organic agriculture-related EU initiatives: The case of the Organic.Balkanet LdV project. International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems, Special Issue on "Online Information Systems and eServices for Rural Development" (accepted).
  7. Bouranis D.L., Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E., Koufos C and Maniou P. (2012) Changes in nutrient allocation between roots and shoots of young maize plants during sulfate deprivation. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 175, 499-510.
  8. Thanopoulos, Ch., Protonotarios, V., and Stoitsis, G. (2012) Online Web portal of competence-based training opportunities for Organic Agriculture. Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Volume IV, Number 1, 2012, pp. 49-63. ISSN 1804-1930. Available online at: http://online.agris.cz/files/2012/agris_on-line_2012_1.pdf
  9. Siyiannis, V.F., Protonotarios, V.E., Zechmann, B., Chorianopoulou, S.N., Müller, M., Hawkesford, M.J. and Bouranis, D.L. (2011). Comparative spatiotemporal analysis of root aerenchyma formation processes in maize due to sulphate, nitrate or phosphate deprivation. Protoplasma Vol. 248/2011, Online First, Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00709-011-0309-y. Available online at: http://www.springerlink.com/content/k32766h751543424/fulltext.pdf
  10. Dimitropoulos, A., Koutoumanos, A., Protonotarios, V., Stoitsis, J., Kastrantas, K., (2011). Organic.Edunet: A growing network of organic and sustainable educators. Published in the Scientific Bulletin for ESCORENA (European System of Cooperative Research Networks in Agriculture) Volume 3, July 2011. Available online at http://www.uav.ro/files/sbesc/SBEscorena_v3_2011.pdf
  11. Palavitsinis N., Protonotarios V. and Manouselis N. (2011). Applying Analytics for a Learning Portal: the Organic.Edunet Case Study. In:  Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, pp. 140-146. ACM, New York, NY, USA. ISBN: 978-1-4503-0944-8 / doi: 10.1145/2090116.2090138.
  12. Patrikakis, Ch. Z., Protonotarios, V. E., Koukouli, M., Sideridis, A.B and Papadopoulos G. (2011). Using online tools and repositories in University courses of Organic Agriculture and Agroecology. Journal of Information Technology in Agriculture (JITAg) Vol. 4 (1). ISSN: 1546-959X. Available online here: http://www.jitag.org/ojs/index.php/jitag/article/view/126/62
  13. Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios, V.E., Chorianopoulou, S.N., Zechmann, B., Mueller, M., Hawkesford, M.J. and Bouranis D.L. (2009). Effect of sulphate-deprivation on pectins of maize nodal roots. In: Sulfur Metabolism in Plants – Regulatory aspects Significance of Sulfur in food chain, agriculture and environment, eds. A. Sirko, L.J. DeKok, S. Haneklaus, M.J. Hawkesford, H. Rennenberg, K. Saito, E. Schnug, I. Stulen, Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim, pp. 97-100.
  14. Bouranis D.L., Buchner P., Chorianopoulou S.N., Hopkins L., Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F., Hawkesford M.J. (2007). Chapter 1 - Responses to sulfur limitation in maize. In: Sulfur assimilation and abiotic stress in plants. N.A. Khan, S. Singh, S. Umar Eds., Springer, pp. 1-19.
  15. Bouranis D.L., Chorianopoulou S.N., Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F., Hawkesford M.J. (2007). Localization of reactive oxygen species and lignification in leaves of young sulphate-deprived maize plants. Functional Plant Science and Biotechnology 1(2): 347-354.
  16. Bouranis D.L., Buchner P., Chorianopoulou S.N., Gomez L.D., Hawkesford M.J., Louka E., Malaganis Y., Mueller M., Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F., Yamouroglou M., Zechmann B. (2007). Advances in our understanding of the responses of maize roots to sulfur deprivation. Sulphyton Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, September 23rd - 25th, 2007.
  17. Bouranis D.L., Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E. and Hawkesford M.J. (2007). Lysigenous aerenchyma development in roots – Triggers and cross-talks for a cell elimination program. International Journal of Plant Developmental Biology 1(1): 127-140.
  18. Bouranis D.L, Chorianopoulou S.N., Kollias C., Maniou Ph., Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F. and Hawkesford M. J. (2006). Dynamics of aerenchyma distribution in the cortex of sulphate-deprived adventitious roots of maize. Annals of Botany 97, 695-704.
  19. Bouranis D.L, Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E., and Hawkesford M. J. (2004). Lignification of young maize plants under sulphate deprivation. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 137: S239.
  20. Bouranis D.L, Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E., and Hawkesford M. J. (2003) Aerenchyma formation in roots of maize during sulphate starvation. Planta Vol. 217 (3): 382-391.
  21. Bouranis D.L., Chorianopoulou S.N., Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F., Hopkins L., and Hawkesford M.J. (2003). Leaf responses of young iron-inefficient maize plants to sulfur deprivation. Journal of Plant Nutrition 26(6): 1189-1202.


Publications in Conferences/Workshops:

  1. Stoitsis, G., Marianos, N., Papoutsis, G. and Protonotarios, V. (2015) Environmental Education Through Enquiry and Technology: The Case of the GreeNET project. EDEN Open Classroom 2015 / Open Discovery Space Conference. Athens, Greece, 18-21/9/2015.
  2. Toader, M., Roman, G.V., Ionescu, A.M., Mihalache, M. and Protonotarios, V. (2014) Vocational Curriculum of Organic Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Mediterranean Countries. AgriBalkan – Balkan Agriculture Congress 2014. Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey, 8-10/9/2014.
  3. L’Abate., G., Costantini, E., Pesce, V., Protonotarios, V., Geser, G. and Caracciolo, C. (2013) Preliminary Work Towards Publishing Vocabularies for Soil Data as Linked Data. In: Metadata and Semantics Research. Proceedings of the 7th Research Conference, MTSR 2013, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 19-22, 2013. Springer International Publishing (Communications in Computer and Information Science, Volume 390) pp. 423-429.
  4. Protonotarios, V., Stoitsis, G., Sanchez-Alonso, S., Kastrantas, K. and Martin-Moncunill, D. (2013) Using Agricultural Learning Portals in Developing Countries: The Case of Organic.Edunet. EFITA, WCCA and CIGR VII 2013 Conference, Turin, Italy, June 24-26, 2013. Available online here.
  5. Palavitsinis, N., Papageorgiou, A., Gavrilut, L. and Protonotarios, V. (2013) Green Ideas: A Social Generator of Green Solutions, Deconstructed. EFITA, WCCA and CIGR VII 2013 Conference, Turin, Italy, June 24-26, 2013. Available online here.
  6. Toader, M., Roman, G.V. and Protonotarios, V. (2012) The Use of Metadata in the Description of e-Learning Content for Organic Agriculture. In J.-M. Dodero, M. Palomo-Duarte and P. Karampiperis (Eds.), Metadata and Semantics Research, Communications in Computer and Information Science 2012, pp 313-324, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-35233-1_30, Springer.
  7. Protonotarios, V., Ungur, M., Ebner, H. and Manouselis, N. (2012) Green Education using Open Educational Resources (OER): Setting up a Green OER Repository. Proceedings of the SPDECE-2012: 9th Multidisciplinary Symposium on the Design and Evaluation of Digital Content for Education. June 13-15, 2012, Cadiz, Spain.
  8. Protonotarios, V., Katrakilis, A., Stoitsis, G., Psochios, Y., Chiodo, E., Aguado., P. and Armutlieva, C. (2012). Innovation in the Teaching of Sustainable Development in Europe: The Case of ISLE Erasmus Network. Proceedings of SPDECE-2012: 9th Multidisciplinary Symposium on the Design and Evaluation of Digital Content for Education. June 13-15, 2012, Cadiz, Spain.
  9. Protonotarios, V., Gavrilut, L., Athanasiadis, I. N., Hatzakis I. and Sicilia M-A (2011). Introducing a content integration process for a federation of agricultural institutional repositories. In E. García-Barriocanal, Z. Cebeci, M. C. Okur & A. Öztürk (Eds.), Metadata and Semantic Research, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 2011, Volume 240, Part 2, 467-477, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24731-6_26, Springer.
  10. Koutoumanos, A., Protonotarios, V., Dimitropoulos, A., Kastrantas, K., Stoitsis, J., Sánchez-Alonso, S. and Sgouropoulou C. (2011). From Concept to Sharing, to Delivery: Modeling a Quality Controlled Lifecycle for Learning Resources within a Federation of Repositories. In E. García-Barriocanal, Z. Cebeci, M. C. Okur & A. Öztürk (Eds.), Metadata and Semantic Research, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 2011, Volume 240, Part 3, 287-299, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-24731-6_30, Springer.
  11. Protonotarios, V., Palavitsinis, N. and Manouselis, N. (2011) "Organic.Edunet Web Portal: User Satisfaction Analysis". In E. Gelb and K. Charvat (Eds.), Proc. of the Joint Congress of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA 2011) and World Congress on Computers in Agriculture (WCCA 2011), pp.227-239. Czech Center for Science and Society, Prague, Czech Republic. ISBN: 978-80-904830-0-2.
  12. Marianos N., Thanopoulos C., Ungur M. and Protonotarios V. (2011). Rural Inclusion: Designing a Training Session for Public Authorities. In E. Gelb and K. Charvat (Eds.), Proc. of the Joint Congress of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (EFITA 2011) and World Congress on Computers in Agriculture (WCCA 2011), pp.252-256. Czech Center for Science and Society, Prague, Czech Republic. ISBN: 978-80-904830-0-2
  13. Protonotarios V., Palavitsinis N., Papakonstantinou K., Roman G.V. and Toader M. (2011). Identifying the Training Content Needs in Vocational Education & Training Projects: The Organic.Balkanet Case. EFITA/VOA3R 2011 Workshop on Open Access Agriculture & Aquaculture Repositories, July 11-14, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
  14. Protonotarios V., Palavitsinis N., Ungur M. and Manouselis N. (2011). "A learning portal for organic education: A reflection on the user experience. In T. Bastiaens & M. Ebner (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2011 (pp. 3179-3185). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
  15. Patrikakis Ch. Z., Protonotarios V.E., Koukouli M. and Sideridis A.B. (2010). A Survey on the Use of ICT Technologies for Supporting the Teaching of Organic Agriculture and Agroecology Topics in Universities. 3rd International Congress on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Environment (ITAFFE’10), June 14-18 2010, Samsun, Turkey.
  16. Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios, V.E., Chorianopoulou S.N., Zechmann B., Mueller M., Hawkesford M.J. and Bouranis D.L. (2008). Effect of sulphate-deprivation on pectins of maize nodal roots. 7th Workshop on Sulfur in Plants, Warsaw, Poland, 13-17 May 2008 (Abstract book, p.83). Available online at: http://www.plantsulfur.org/PreviousMeetings?action=AttachFile&do=get&target=Warsaw-Sulfur-Workshop.pdf 
  17. Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F., Chorianopoulou S.N. and Bouranis D.L. (2007). Spatiotemporal dynamics of suberization of crown maize roots under nitrate deprivation.  Nitrogen 2007 International Symposium, July 27th – 31st 2007, Lancaster, UK.
  18. Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E., and Bouranis D.L. (2007). A possible role of reactive oxygen species as signalling components for aerenchyma formation in maize root system under nitrate deprivation. Nitrogen 2007 International Symposium, July 27th – 31st 2007, Lancaster, UK.
  19. Bouranis D.L, Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E. and Hawkesford M. J. (2005). Induced cell death in maize roots under sulphate deprivation. Workshop – Crosstalks between Metabolic Pathways involving Sulphur in Plants, October 21-22, 2005, FAL Braunschweig, Germany.
  20. Bouranis D.L, Chorianopoulou S.N., Siyiannis V.F., Protonotarios V.E., and Hawkesford M. J. (2004). Lignification of young maize plants under sulphate deprivation. SEB annual meeting – Sulphur Metabolism in Plant – Integrating Complexity, April 1-2, 2004, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  21. Bouranis D.L., Chorianopoulou S.N., Protonotarios V.E., Siyiannis V.F. and Hawkesford M.J. (2003). Effect of sulfate starvation on the production of reactive oxygen species and lignification of young maize leaves. Final COST Action 829 Workshop. Progress in Plant Sulfur Research, May 15-18, Braunschweig May 15-18, Germany, p.6.