Belous O. is a Dr. Biol. Sci., professor, head of Plants Biochemistry and Physiology Laboratory of Russian Institute of Floriculture and Subtropical Crops (Sochi, Russia). Her researches concern is studying the physiology of mineral nutrition, water status of plants, physiology-and-biochemistry adaptation mechanisms to abiotic and biotic factors, accumulation of biological activity substances into plants. She has over 200 publications and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputed Journals from Russian and other counters. She is head of sciences school of Subtropical Center: “Physiology of adaptability of subtropical, southern fruit and flower-and-decorative crops”.