About Agriculture


Agriculture (ISSN 2077-0472) is an international, scholarly and scientific open access journal publishing peer-reviewed research papers, review articles, communications and short notes that reflect the breadth and interdisciplinarity of agriculture. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers. The aim of Agriculture is to publish research on the science and technology of crop and animal production, biosecurity, and postharvest handling of produce, agricultural technology, management of the natural resource base for agricultural production (land, soil and water), rural management and agricultural development, and agriculture in changing environments. Accordingly, the scope of the journal for the consideration of submissions is set out in more detail below.

Subject Areas

Crop production: grains; legumes; fruits; vegetables; flowers; cotton

  • Crop protection
  • Crop breeding and genetics
  • Crop nutrition, irrigation
  • Crop physiology
  • Pests and diseases, weeds, invasive species
  • Precision agriculture
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Conservation agriculture
  • Organic agriculture
  • Ecological agriculture

Animal production: livestock and poultry

  • Animal breeding
  • Animal nutrition

Soil and water

  • Soil physics
  • Soil chemistry
  • Soil microbiology
  • Soil and water quality
  • Irrigation and water use efficiency

Impacts of environmental factors

  • Environmental influences on production and products
  • Impact of changing environments

Rural management and agricultural development

  • Trade
  • Livelihoods
  • Rural communities and aid

Agricultural technology

  • Machinery
  • Remote sensing and data analysis
  • Geographical Information Systems

Agricultural product health and safety

  • Post-harvest
  • Animal and plant inspection
  • Product freshness

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

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Book Reviews

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CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Agriculture will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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