Ismail Cakmak received his Ph.D. at the University Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. He is Professor at the Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Published 225 peer-reviewed journal articles, which received over 40 000 citations with H-index of 99 (Google Scholar). Named among the “highly cited researchers” in agricultural sciences by Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters). Received IFA “International Crop Nutrition Award” in 2005, Australian Crawford Fund “Derek Tribe Medal” in 2007, World Academy of Sciences 2016-Agricultural Sciences Prize and International Plant Nutrition Institute-IPNI Science Prize in 2016. He is elected member of “The Academy of Europe”.