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Cultivation Collection

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  • 165 Pages
  • January 2024
  • Region: Global
  • Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing
  • ID: 4900645

This is a new thematic database of chapters bringing you comprehensive reviews of the latest research in crop science as 'bite sized' pieces of content and will enable you to efficiently access what's really going on in your specialist subject.

This collection includes 192 chapters that cover advances in crop management and husbandry techniques, from improvements in planting and seed systems to tillage practices and harvesting. The collection includes good agricultural practices for field and protected types of cultivation.

This collection has a total of 192 chapters.

Some of the topics covered in the database include:

  • Advances in Cultivation of Avocado
  • Advances in Cultivation of Coconut
  • Ecological Intensification of Banana Production Systems
  • Advances in Monitoring and Managing Natural Hazards and Forest Disturbances
  • Advances in Monitoring Forest Growth and Health
  • Advances in Stand Management and Regeneration
  • Developing Forestry Products: Timber
  • Developing Forestry Recreation Services
  • Emerging Technologies to Develop New Forest Products
  • Innovations in Forest Harvesting Technology
  • Key Challenges in Forest Management
  • Scope and Challenge of Sustainable Forestry
  • Species Choice, Planting and Establishment in Temperate and Boreal Forests: Meeting the Challenge of Global Change
  • Sustainable Production of Temperate and Boreal Non-timber Forest Products: Examples from North America
  • Improving Supply Chains to Prevent Food Losses and Waste: An Overview
  • Temperature Deviations During Transport as a Cause for Food Losses
  • Achieving Sustainable Greenhouse Production: Present Status, Recent Advances and Future Developments
  • Advances in Greenhouses and Other Protected Structures Used for Cultivation of Vegetables
  • Developments in Growing Substrates for Soil-less Cultivation

For the complete list of topics covered, please view the Table of Contents tab

Table of Contents

  1. Advances In Cultivation Of Avocado
  2. Advances In Cultivation Of Coconut
  3. Advances In Guava Cultivation
  4. Advances In Mango Cultivation
  5. Advances In Papaya Cultivation
  6. Ecological Intensification Of Banana Production Systems
  7. Advances In Monitoring And Managing Natural Hazards And Forest Disturbances
  8. Advances In Monitoring Forest Growth And Health
  9. Advances In Stand Management And Regeneration
  10. Developing Forestry Products: Timber
  11. Developing Forestry Recreation Services
  12. Emerging Technologies To Develop New Forest Products
  13. Innovations In Forest Harvesting Technology
  14. Key Challenges In Forest Management
  15. Scope And Challenge Of Sustainable Forestry
  16. Species Choice, Planting And Establishment In Temperate And Boreal Forests: Meeting The Challenge Of Global Change
  17. Sustainable Production Of Temperate And Boreal Nontimber Forest Products: Examples From North America
  18. Improving Supply Chains To Prevent Food Losses And Waste: An Overview
  19. Temperature Deviations During Transport As A Cause For Food Losses
  20. Achieving Sustainable Greenhouse Production: Present Status, Recent Advances And Future Developments
  21. Advances In Greenhouse Design
  22. Advances In Greenhouses And Other Protected Structures Used For Cultivation Of Vegetables
  23. Advances In Irrigation Management In Greenhouse Cultivation
  24. Advances In Lettuce Cultivation
  25. Advances In Nutrient Management In Greenhouse Cultivation
  26. Advances In Organic Greenhouse Cultivation
  27. Advances In Pest And Disease Management In Greenhouse Cultivation
  28. Advances In Screenhouse Design And Practice For Protected Cultivation
  29. Alternative Tillage Production Systems For Cucurbit Vegetables
  30. Assessing The Environmental Impact Of Greenhouse Cultivation
  31. Assessing The Impact Of Environmental Factors On The Quality Of Greenhouse Produce
  32. Automation And Robotics In Greenhouses
  33. Developments In Growing Substrates For Soilless Cultivation
  34. Developments In Soilless/Hydroponic Cultivation Of Vegetables
  35. Models, Sensors And Decision Support Systems In Greenhouse Cultivation
  36. Sustainable Carrot Production
  37. Sustainable Systems For Integrated Fish And Vegetable Production: New Perspectives On Aquaponics
  38. Sustainable Use Of Energy In Greenhouses
  39. Towards Sustainable Plant Factories With Artificial Lighting (Pfals): From Greenhouses To Vertical Farms
  40. Understanding Crop Responses To Controlled Climates In Greenhouses
  41. Using Life Cycle Assessment To Compare Intensive Versus Extensive Agricultural Systems
  42. Transitioning Monocultures To Complex Forest Stands In Central Europe: Principles And Practice
  43. Advances In Cultivation Of Chestnuts
  44. Advances In Cultivation Of Pistachio
  45. Advances In Cultivation Of Walnuts
  46. Developing Hazelnuts As A Sustainable And Industrial Crop
  47. Advances And Challenges In Sustainable Peach Production
  48. Advances And Challenges In Sustainable Raspberry/Blackberry Cultivation
  49. Challenges And Opportunities In Pear Cultivation
  50. Optimizing Production Of Quality Nursery Plants For Fruit Tree Cultivation
  51. Strawberries: A Case Study Of How Evolving Market Expectations Impact Sustainability
  52. Sustainable Plum And Apricot Cultivation
  53. Sustainable Sweet Cherry Cultivation: A Case Study For Designing Optimized Orchard Production Systems
  54. Agroforestry For Hardwood Timber Production
  55. Agroforestry For The Cultivation Of Nuts
  56. Agroforestry Practices: Forest Farming
  57. Agroforestry Practices: Riparian Forest Buffers And Filter Strips
  58. Agroforestry Practices: Silvopastoralism
  59. Agroforestry Practices: Windbreaks
  60. Managing Hedgerows To Optimise Ecosystem Services In Agroforestry Systems
  61. Moving Up The Scale: Challenges In Tropical Agroforestry
  62. Tree Planting And Management In Agroforestry
  63. Tropical Tree Domestication In Agroforestry
  64. Advances In Cultivation Of Almonds: Effects Of Genotypes, Environment And Cultural Techniques
  65. Temperate Alley Cropping Systems
  66. Advances And Challenges In Sustainable Apple Cultivation
  67. Agroforestry For Fruit Trees In Europe And Mediterranean North Africa
  68. Disease Surveillance, Diagnostics And Germplasm Health In Crop Protection
  69. Introduction: Meeting Challenges In Plant Health In Sub-Saharan Africa
  70. Key Challenges In Plant Health In Sub-Saharan Africa: Stakeholder Priorities
  71. Towards Sustainable Production Of Walnut (Juglans Regia L.)
  72. Cover Crops In Organic Crop Cultivation
  73. Direct Plant Protection In Organic Farming
  74. Eco-Functional Intensification Of Organic Farming
  75. Manure Management In Organic Farming
  76. Measuring And Improving The Environmental Performance Of Organic Farming
  77. Organic Fertilizers And Biofertilizers
  78. Organic Seed Production, Certification And Availability
  79. Role Of Crop Rotations In Organic Farming
  80. Setting And Reviewing Standards For Organic Farming
  81. Proximal Soil Surveying And Monitoring Techniques
  82. Sustainable Production Of Cabbage On Plasticulture
  83. Conservation Tillage In Organic Farming
  84. Challenges In Cultivation Of Bananas In The Subtropics
  85. Good Agricultural Practices: An End Point Or A Starting Point For More Sustainable Banana Production?
  86. Understanding The Banana Industry: Monoculture And Beyond
  87. Improving Potato Cultivation Practices: An Overview
  88. Biodiversity As A Prerequisite Of Sustainable Organic Farming
  89. Good Agronomic Practices In Cocoa Cultivation: Rehabilitating Cocoa Farms
  90. Advances In Feeding Grass Silage
  91. Balancing Pasture Productivity With Environmental And Animal Health Requirements
  92. Grazing Management For Sustainable Grazing Systems
  93. Managing Grassland For Forage Production: An Overview
  94. Managing Grassland Systems To Optimise Livestock Production
  95. Persistence And Yield Stability Of Temperate Grassland Legumes For Sustainable Animal Production
  96. Planning And Sowing Grasslands
  97. Plant–Animal Interactions In Grazing Systems
  98. Research Challenges In Adapting Grasslands To Climate Change
  99. Restoring Degraded Grasslands
  100. Crop Management Practices For Grain Sorghum: An Overview
  101. Defining And Implementing Best Management Practices In Soybean Production
  102. Sustainable Soybean Production Research And Practice: Contrasting Case Studies From Three Soybean Production Areas
  103. Grain Legume–Cereal Intercropping Systems
  104. Grain Legumes In Integrated Crop Management Systems
  105. Variety Selection And Seed Quality Management In Grain Legume Cultivation
  106. Planting And Cultivation Of Tea
  107. Role Of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi In Tea Cultivation
  108. Role Of Microbes In Tea Cultivation
  109. Tea Cultivation Under Changing Climatic Conditions
  110. Nutritional Considerations For Soybean Meal Use In Poultry Diets
  111. Research Trends In Oil Palm Cultivation
  112. The Palm Oil Market: Growth And Trends
  113. Management Of An Ultra-High-Density Mango Orchard And Benefits Of The Small-Tree System
  114. Mango Cultivation In Greenhouses
  115. Mango Cultivation Practices For The Subtropics
  116. Mango Cultivation Practices In The Tropics: Good Agricultural Practices To Maximize Sustainable Yields
  117. Efficient And Sustainable Production Of Faba Bean
  118. Improving Cultivation Of Cowpea In West Africa
  119. Improving Cultivation Of Groundnuts
  120. Improving Cultivation Of Lentil
  121. Improving Cultivation Of Pigeonpea
  122. Improving Cultivation Practices For Common Beans
  123. Improving Cultivation Practices For Soybeans In Sub-Saharan Africa
  124. Disseminating Improved Coffee Varieties For Sustainable Production
  125. Assessing And Minimizing The Environmental Effects Of Herbicides
  126. Bio-Herbicides: An Overview
  127. Cultural Techniques To Manage Weeds
  128. Developments In Physical Weed Control
  129. Ethical Issues In Integrated Weed Management
  130. Flame Weeding Techniques
  131. Invasive Weed Species And Their Effects
  132. Key Issues And Challenges Of Integrated Weed Management
  133. Site-Specific Weed Management
  134. Surveillance And Monitoring Of Weed Populations
  135. The Role Of Herbicide-Resistant Crops In Integrated Weed Management
  136. The Use Of Allelopathy And Competitive Crop Cultivars For Weed Suppression In Cereal Crops
  137. The Use Of Bacteria In Integrated Weed Management
  138. The Use Of Rotations And Cover Crops To Manage Weeds
  139. Trends In The Development Of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
  140. Use Of Insects In Integrated Weed Management
  141. Use Of Microorganisms In Integrated Weed Management
  142. Weed Ecology And Population Dynamics
  143. Weed-Plant Interactions
  144. Good Planting And Cultivation Practices In Sugarcane Production
  145. Good Agricultural Practices For Maize Cultivation: The Case Of West Africa
  146. Maize Seed Variety Selection And Seed System Development: The Case Of Southern Africa
  147. Zero-Till Cultivation Of Maize
  148. Variety Selection In Wheat Cultivation
  149. Integrated Crop Management For Cassava Cultivation In Asia
  150. Seed Systems Management In Cassava Cultivation
  151. Durum Wheat: Production, Challenges And Opportunities
  152. Integrated Crop Management Of Wheat
  153. The Emergence Of Cassava As A Global Crop
  154. Innovations In Apple Tree Cultivation To Manage Crop Load And Ripening
  155. Dry-Seeded And Aerobic Cultivation Of Rice
  156. Sustainable Rice Cultivation In Coastal Saline Soils: A Case Study
  157. The Economics Of Apple Production
  158. Crop Rotation: A Sustainable System For Maize Production
  159. Optimizing Yields In Tomato Cultivation: Maximizing Tomato Plant Use Of Resources
  160. Conservation Tillage For Sustainable Wheat Intensification: The Example Of South Asia
  161. Climate Risk Management In Maize Cropping Systems
  162. Intercropping In Sustainable Maize Cultivation
  163. Consumer Trends In Apple Sales
  164. Developments In The System Of Rice Intensification (Sri)
  165. Optimizing Maize-Based Cropping Systems: Sustainability, Good Agricultural Practices (Gap) And Yield Goals


  • A. Muller, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and Institute for Environmental Decisions, Department of Environmental Systems Science, Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland; M. Meier and C. Schader, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland; A. Gattinger, Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Germany; and M. Steffens, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Abeya Temesgen, Shu Fukai and Daniel Rodriguez, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Adam S. Davis, USDA-ARS, USA
  • Alpha Kamara, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria
  • Alpha Y. Kamara, Lucky O. Omoigui and Nkeki Kamai, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; Sylvester U. Ewansiha, University of Benin, Nigeria; and Hakeem A. Ajeigbe, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Nigeria
  • Andrew Lister, USDA Forest Service, USA
  • Anita Dille, Kansas State University, USA
  • Ann C. Kennedy, USDA-ARS and Washington State University, USA
  • Annarita Marrano and David Neale, University of California-Davis, USA
  • Arun Kumar Joshi, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT); Vinod Kumar Mishra, Banaras Hindu University, India; and Simanchal Sahu, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, India
  • Assumpció Antón, Erica Montemayor and Nancy Peña, Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA), Spain
  • B. W. Alsanius and S. Khalil, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden; A. Tadesse, Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia; A. K. Rosberg, K. J. Bergstrand, R. Hartmann, L. Mogren, M. Alam, M. Grudén and T. Naznin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden; and A. Getahun, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Bekir Erol Ak, University of Harran, Turkey
  • Bernard L. Schroeder, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Andrew W. Wood, Tanglewood Agricultural Services, Australia; David V. Calcino and Danielle M. Skocaj, Sugar Research Australia Limited, Australia; Alan P. Hurney, Edmonton, Australia; and Peter G. Allsopp, Seventeen Mile Rocks, Australia
  • Bernhard Freyer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria
  • Bernhard Speiser, Hans-Jakob Schärer and Lucius Tamm, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Brian L. Beres, Reem Aboukhaddour and Haley Catton, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lethbridge Research and Development Centre, Canada
  • Bruce Maxwell, Montana State University, USA
  • C. J. Swanton and T. Valente, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Charles E. Barrett, Lucas G. Paranhos, Kati W. Migliaccio, Gary K. England and Lincoln Zotarelli, University of Florida, USA
  • Charles Lambot and Juan Carlos Herrera, Nestlé R&D Center, France
  • Charles Staver, Bioversity International, France
  • Charles Wortmann, Patricio Grassini and Roger W. Elmore, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, USA
  • Chieri Kubota, The Ohio State University, USA
  • Chris Johansen and Kadambot H.M. Siddique, The University of Western Australia, Australia
  • Christophe Orazio, European Forest Institute, France; Peter Freer-Smith, University of California-Davis, USA; Tim Payn, Scion and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, New Zealand; and Tom Fox, Rayonier Inc., USA
  • Christopher  Preston, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • D. F. Chapman, DairyNZ Lincoln, New Zealand; and W. M. Griffiths, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • D. L. McNeil, University of Tasmania, Australia
  • D. R. Woodfield, Grasslands Research Centre, New Zealand; and H. G. Judson, Kimihia Research Centre, New Zealand
  • D. Reynolds, Mississippi State University, USA
  • Damase Khasa and Alain Atangana, Université Laval, Canada
  • Dan Koeppel, Independent Journalist and Researcher, USA
  • Daniel Rodriguez, Caspar Roxburgh, Claire Farnsworth, Ariel Ferrante, Joseph Eyre, Stuart Irvine-Brown, James McLean, Martin Bielich, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), The University of Queensland, Australia
  • David B. Hannaway and Linda J. Brewer, Oregon State University, USA; Steve Fransen, Washington State University, USA; and Glenn Shewmaker, Shannon Williams and Sarah Baker, University of Idaho, USA
  • David Nicholls, USDA Forest Service, USA
  • David R. Clements, Trinity Western University, Canada
  • Deirdre Hennessy, Teagasc, Ireland
  • Desmond O’Rourke, Washington State University and Belrose Inc., USA
  • Dimitrios Savvas, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece; and Damianos Neocleous, Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus
  • Diomy S. Zamora, University of Minnesota, USA; Samuel C. Allen, New Mexico State University, USA; Kent G. Apostol, Independent Researcher and Editor, USA; Shibu Jose, University of Missouri, USA; and Gary Wyatt, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Donald Grebner, Mississippi State University, USA; and Pete Bettinger, University of Georgia, USA
  • Doyle McKey, Montpellier University, France; Marc Delêtre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Dr Bao-Luo  Ma - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada and Zhigang Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
  • E. J. van Henten, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
  • Eric R. Gallandt, University of Maine, USA; Daniel Brainard, Michigan State University, USA; and Bryan Brown, University of Maine, USA
  • Erin N. Rosskopf, USDA-ARS, United States Horticultural Laboratory, USA; Raghavan Charudattan, BioProdex Inc., USA; and William Bruckart, USDA-ARS, Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit, USA
  • Ettore Barone and Francesco Sottile, Università di Palermo, Italy
  • F. Ortega, L. Inostroza and C. Moscoso, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, Chile; and L. Parra and A. Quiroz, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
  • Fred J. Muehlbauer, Washington State University, USA; and Ashutosh Sarker, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), India
  • Frederick P. Baijukya and Harun M. Murithi, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Tanzania; and Fred Kanampiu, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Kenya
  • Gary S. Bender, University of California Cooperative Extension, USA
  • Gary Wyatt, Amanda Sames, and Diomy S. Zamora, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Gerardo Moreno and Victor Rolo, INDEHESA, Institute for Silvopastoralism Research, University of Extremadura, Spain
  • Gerben J. Messelink and H. Marjolein Kruidhof, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
  • Gregory A. Lang, Michigan State University, USA
  • Hamid El Bilali, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Austria
  • Hans Pretzsch, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • Ian Heap, International Survey of Herbicide-resistant Weeds, USA
  • J. L. Peyraud, L. Delaby and R. Delagarde, INRA-Agrocampus Ouest, France
  • J. M. Clarke, K. Nilsen, D. Khitiri, X. Lin and C. J. Pozniak, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; and K. Ammar, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Mexico
  • J. W. ‘Jerry’ Van Sambeek, formerly of USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry, USA
  • James George and Sarojini Amma Sunitha, ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, India
  • James L. Chamberlain, USDA Forest Service, USA; Christine J. Small, Radford University, USA; and Michelle Baumflek, USDA Forest Service, USA
  • James M. Mwendwa, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Jeffrey D. Weidenhamer, Ashland University, USA; and Leslie A. Weston, Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Jean Claude Rubyogo, Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA), International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Tanzania;  and Wilfred Odhiambo, Seed Systems Consultant, Kenya
  • John A. Stanturf, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia; Lee Frelich, University of Minnesota, USA; Pablo J. Donoso, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile; and Timo Kuuluvainen, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • John Daigle, University of Maine, USA
  • John Lynam, Independent Consultant
  • John O. Ojiem, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kenya
  • John R. Teasdale, ARS-USDA, USA
  • John Y. Yonemoto, Japan Tropical Fruit Association, Japan
  • Josef Tanny, Agricultural Research Organization – Volcani Center, Israel
  • Juan I. Montero, formerly Institut de Recerca i Tecnología Agroalimentaries, Spain; and Yi Zhang, Qichang Yang and Xinglin Ke, Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture, China
  • Julie Graham, Alison Karley, Alison Dolan, Dominic Williams and Nikki Jennings, James Hutton Institute, UK
  • Justin Fowler, University of Georgia, USA
  • K. R. Latha and L. Vimalendran, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India
  • Kenneth Mudge, Cornell University, USA
  • Kenton Dashiell, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria
  • L. Bedoussac, ENSFEA, INRA AGIR, France; E-P. Journet, CNRS LIPM, INRA AGIR, France; H. Hauggaard-Nielsen, Roskilde University, Denmark; C. Naudin and G. Corre Hellou, Ecole Supérieure d’Agricultures, France; E. S. Jensen, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; and E. Justes, INRA AGIR, France
  • Leo F. M. Marcelis, Wageningen University, The Netherlands; Joaquim Miguel Costa, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal; and Ep Heuvelink, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Lidia Sas Paszt and Slawomir Gluszek, Research Institute of Horticulture, Poland
  • Lilian Elgalise Techio Pereira and Sila Carneiro da Silva, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil; Cory Matthew and Ignacio F. López, Massey University, New Zealand; and André Fischer Sbrissia, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Llewellyn L. Manske, North Dakota State University, USA
  • Luca Corelli Grappadelli, Brunella Morandi and Luigi Manfrini, University of Bologna, Italy; and Pasquale Losciale, University of Bari, Italy
  • Lukas Pfiffner and Laura Armengot, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Lydie Dufour, INRA, France
  • M. A. Foale, Quang Thien Nguyen and Steve W. Adkins, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • M. A. Wijeratne, Tea Research Institute, Sri Lanka
  • M. Djanaguiraman, P. V. V. Prasad and I. A. Ciampitti, Kansas State University, USA
  • M. P. Pritts, Cornell University, USA; and T. M. Sjulin, formerly Driscoll Strawberry Associates, USA
  • Maike Krauss and Paul Mäder, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland; Joséphine Peigné, ISARA-Lyon, France; and Julia Cooper, Newcastle University, UK
  • Martine Dorais, Centre de recherche en innovation sur les végétaux, Université Laval, Canada
  • Martine Dorais, Université Laval, Canada
  • Mary Ruth McDonald and Zachariah Telfer, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Matt Liebman, Iowa State University, USA
  • Matthias Meier, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Michael A. Gold, University of Missouri, USA
  • Mihai Botu, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Nazim Gruda, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Neil S. Mattson, Cornell University, USA; and Christopher J. Currey, Iowa State University, USA
  • Noosheen Zahid and Mehdi Maqbool, University of Poonch, Pakistan; and Ajit Singh and Asgar Ali, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Malaysia
  • Norman Uphoff, Cornell University, USA
  • Oliver Körner, Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), Germany
  • P. Lava Kumar, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nigeria; James P. Legg, IITA, Tanzania; Maria Ayodele, IITA, Nigeria; George Mahuku, IITA, Tanzania; and Alejandro Ortega-Beltran and Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, IITA, Nigeria
  • P. N. Bhattacharyya and S. R. Sarmah, Tocklai Tea Research Institute, India
  • Parmeshwar Lal Saran, ICAR – Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, India; and Ravish Choudhary, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, India
  • Pekka Huhtanen, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • Penka Tsonkova and Christian Böhm, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany; Rico Hübner, Technical University of Munich, Germany; and Julia Ehritt, Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union Brandenburg, Germany
  • Peter Neuenschwander and Manuele Tamò, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Benin
  • Peter S. Setimela, Global Maize Program, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Zimbabwe
  • Peter Sørensen, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University, Denmark; Luca Bechini, University of Milan, Italy; and Lars Stoumann Jensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Peter Von Fragstein und Niemsdorff, Universität Kassel, Germany
  • Philip J. Burton, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada
  • Pierre-Éric Lauri and Sylvaine Simon, INRA, France
  • Pierre-Éric Lauri, INRA, France; Karim Barkaoui, CIRAD, France; Mohammed Ater, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco; and Adolfo Rosati, CREA, Italy
  • Prashant Jha, Montana State University, USA; and Krishna N Reddy, USDA-ARS, USA
  • R. Gebbers, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Germany
  • R. Karina Gallardo, Washington State University, USA; and Hildegard Garming, Thünen Institute of Farm Economics, Germany
  • R. Redden, RJR Agricultural Consultants, Australia; X. Zong, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China; R. M. Norton, International Plant Nutrition Institute and The University of Melbourne, Australia; F. L. Stoddard, University of Helsinki, Finland; F. Maalouf, International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Lebanon; S. Ahmed and M. El Bouhssini, International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Morocco; Y. Tao and L. Rong, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), China; and L. Ling, Liaoning Academy of Agricultural Science, China
  • Reiner Jedermann, Institute for Microsensors, Actuators and Systems (IMSAS), Germany; Ulrike Praeger and Martin Geyer, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Germany; and Walter Lang, Institute for Microsensors, Actuators and Systems (IMSAS), Germany
  • Richard Asare, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ghana; Victor Afari-Sefa, World Vegetable Center, Benin; Sander Muilerman, Wageningen University, The Netherlands; and Gilbert J. Anim-Kwapong, Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana, Ghana
  • Richard Kipling, Aberystwyth University, UK
  • Richard Schultz, Thomas Isenhart, William Beck, Tyler Groh and Morgan Davis, Iowa State University, USA
  • Robert L. Zimdahl, Colorado State University, USA
  • Roger W. Elmore, Rodrigo Werle and Charles Wortmann, University of Nebraska, USA; Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Makerere University, Uganda; and Nathan Mueller, University of Nebraska, USA
  • Rosemary Collier, University of Warwick, UK
  • S. A. Clay and S. A. Bruggeman, South Dakota State University, USA
  • S. Alan Walters, Southern Illinois University, USA
  • S. Hemming, J. C. Bakker, J. B. Campen and F. L. K. Kempkes, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
  • S. N. Nigam, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India; D. L. Jordan, North Carolina State University, USA; and P. Janila, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), India
  • Sandrine Petit and David A. Bohan, UMR Agroécologie, AgroSup Dijon, INRA, Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France
  • Shipra Singh and Anita Pandey, G. B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment and Sustainable Development, India; and Lok Man S. Palni, Graphic Era University, India
  • Sisir Mitra, International Society for Horticultural Science, India; and A. Bhagwan, Fruit Research Station, India
  • Stefania De Pascale, University of Naples Federico II, Italy; Luca Incrocci, University of Pisa, Italy; Daniele Massa, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Italy; Youssef Rouphael, University of Naples Federico II, Italy; and Alberto Pardossi, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Stefano Musacchi, Washington State University and Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, USA; and Davide Neri, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Stefano Musacchi, Washington State University, USA; and Duane Greene, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • Stefano Savi, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, Malaysia
  • Stevan Z. Knezevic, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
  • Steven A. Oosthuyse, HortResearch SA, South Africa
  • Steven P. C. Groot, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands; and Maaike H. J. E. Raaijmakers, Bionext, The Netherlands
  • Sukanta K. Sarangi and Buddheswar Maji, ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, India
  • Susan M. Boyetchko, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
  • Susanne Padel, The Organic Research Centre, UK
  • T. Parthasarathi, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; M. Kokila, D. Selvakumar, V. Meenakshi and A. Kowsalya, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India; K. Vanitha, Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India; A. Tariq, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; A. Surendran, Rutgers University, USA; and Eli Vered, Netafi m Irrigation Ltd, Israel
  • Tatjana Stevanovic, Laval University, Canada
  • Thomas F. Döring, University of Bonn, Germany
  • Thomas J. Dean, Louisiana State University, USA
  • Tin Maung Aye, CIAT, Vietnam; and Reinhardt Howeler, CIAT Emeritus - formerly CIAT, Thailand
  • Todd Einhorn, Michigan State University, USA
  • Toyoki Kozai, Japan Plant Factory Association, Japan; Yumiko Amagai, Chiba University, Japan; and Eri Hayashi, Japan Plant Factory Association, Japan
  • V. S. Almeida, F. T. Delazari, C. Nick, W. L. Ara ú jo and D. J. H. Silva, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
  • Valerio Cristofori, Stefano Speranza and Cristian Silvestri, University of Tuscia, Italy
  • Victor Galán Saúco, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias (ICIA), Spain
  • Victor Galán Saúco, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias, Spain
  • Vijay Kumar Dua, Sanjay Rawal, Sukhwinder Singh and Jagdev Sharma, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, India
  • Vijesh Krishna, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany; Alwin Keil, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), India; Sreejith Aravindakshan, Wageningen University, The Netherlands; and Mukesh Meena, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
  • Víctor Galán Saúco, Instituto Canario de Investigaciones Agrarias, Spain
  • Wade E. Thomason, Bee Khim Chim and Mark S. Reiter, Virginia Tech University, USA
  • Wenyan Han, Xin Li, Peng Yan, Liping Zhang and Golam Jalal Ahammed, Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TRI, CAAS), China
  • Woodam Chung, Kevin Lyons and Lucas Wells, Oregon State University, USA
  • Youbin Zheng, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Yuen May Choo, formerly The International Society for Fat Research (ISF), USA; and YewAi Tan, formerly Malaysian Palm Oil Board, Malaysia
  • Ümit Serdar, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey; Toshihiro Saito, Institute of Fruit Tree and Tea Science, Japan; Beatriz Cuenca, Empresa de Transformacion Agraria S.A (TRAGSA) Maceda, Spain; Burak Akyüz, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Turkey; José Gomes Laranjo, University of Tras-Os-Montes (UTAD) CITAB, Portugal; Gabriele Beccaro and Giancarlo Bounous, University of Turin, Italy; Rita Lourenço Costa and Patrícia Fernandes, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Portugal; Maria Gabriella Mellano, University of Turin, Italy; and Pereira Lorenzo Santiago, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain