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Open Agriculture is an open access journal that publishes original articles reflecting the latest achievements on agro-ecology, soil science, plant science, horticulture, forestry, wood technology, zootechnics and veterinary medicine, entomology, aquaculture, hydrology, food science, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, climate-based agriculture, amelioration, social sciences in agriculture, smart farming technologies, farm management.

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Scope

  • Agro-ecology
  • Soil science
  • Plant science
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry, Wood technology
  • Animal science
  • Entomology
  • Aquaculture
  • Hydrology, Irrigation
  • Food science
  • Nutrition
  • Agricultural economics
  • Bio-based economy
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Landscape management
  • Postharvest technology
  • Climate-based agriculture
  • Amelioration
  • Tropical agriculture
  • Microbiology
  • Agroforestry
  • Sustainable development
  • Biomass, Biofuel
  • Agronomy
  • Agricultural Extension Education
  • Rural development
  • Agricultural information and communication
  • Capacity Building
  • Mycology

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Volume 5 (2020): Issue 1 (Jan 2020)

all submissions must be made via online Editorial Manager system at: https://www.editorialmanager.com/opag/

Editors-in-Chief
Hans R. Herren, Millenium Institute, USA
Vijay Singh, Texas A and M University, USA

Managing Editor
Agnieszka Topolska, Poland

Editorial Advisory Board
Filiberto Altobelli, Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of Agricultural Economics (CRA), Italy
Fred Asiegbu, University of Helsinki, Finland
Hassan Azaizeh, Institute of Applied Research, Galilee Society, Israel
Zohar Ben-Asher, EuCRF European Centre for Research & Financing, Israel
Furio Brighendi, University of Parma, Italy
Mladen Brnčić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Katerina Demnerova, Institute of Chemical Technology, Czech Republic
Santa Olga Cacciola, University of Catania, Italy
Gary Dykes, Monash University, Australia
Hernâni Gerós, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Martin Greimel, Austrian Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Austria
Zoran Herceg, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Julie Ingram, University of Gloucestershire, UK
Anet Režek Jambrak, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Manuel Jamilena, University of Almería, Spain
Anders H. Karlsson, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Roy Kennedy, Warwickshire Colleges, UK
Ferando Lidon, New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Ornella Mikuš, University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Croatia
Piergiuseppe Morone, Unitelma-Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy
Peter Morgan, Aquamor Pvt Ltd., Zimbabwe
Theodoor Niewold, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Norman Olson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Ari Pappinen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Paola Pittia, University of Teramo, Italy
Richard E. Plant, University of California, Davis, USA
Saskia van Ruth, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands
Andrea Vannini, Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Italy
Rimantas Venskutonis, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Stefan Vidal, Universitat Gottingen, Germany
Wim de Vries, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands
Xinmin Zhan, National University of Ireland, Ireland

Editors
Agro-ecology
Clifford S. Gold, Independent consultant, USA
Mehmood Ali Noor, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Sergio de los Santos Villalobos, Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Mexico
Ulrich Schmutz, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany
Debjani Sihi, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, USA
Srdjan Šeremešić, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Priit Tammeorg, University of Helsinki, Finland
Sebastian Wolfrum, Technische Universität München, Germany

Agro-forestry
Mirza Barjees Baig, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (agricultural education, rural development, agricultural information and communication)
Rodolfo Alves Barbosa, University of Viçosa, Brazil
Bohdan Lojka, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
Radosław Puchałka, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Pedro Gonçalves Vaz, CEABN - Centre of Applied Ecology “Prof. Baeta Neves”, Portugal
Sebastian Wolfrum, Technische Universität München, Germany

Soil science
Agustín Alesso, National University of the Littoral, Argentina
Elena Aydin, Slovak University of Agriculture, Slovakia (soil physics)
Biswanath Dari, University of Florida, USA
Rahul Datta, Mendel University In Brno, Czech Republic
Shahid Hussain, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan
Charanjit Singh Kahlon, Independent consultant, USA (soil biology)
Noémi Kappel, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary (soil physics)
Mario Lira, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambco, Brazil
Sergio de los Santos Villalobos, Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Mexico
Riccardo Scalenghe, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Andres Seijo, Universidade do Porto Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental, Portugal
Parmodh Sharma, New Mexico State University, USA
Debjani Sihi, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, USA (soil biology)
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany (soil biology, biochar)
Priit Tammeorg, University of Helsinki, Finland (soil chemistry, soil physics, biochar)
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Sebastian Wolfrum, Technische Universität München, Germany (soil biology, organic matter)

Plant science
Bartosz Adamczyk, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finland
Duska Delic, University of Banjaluka, Republic of Srpska (plant pathology)
Mahendra Dia, North Carolina State University, NC, USA (plant breeding, plant biotechnology, plant genetics)
Clovis Douanla-Meli, Julius Kühn-Institut, Germany (plant pathology, plant ecology)
Baoguo Du, University of Freiburg, Germany (plant physiology)
Vasileios Fotopoulos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Malleshwari Gelli, SIBS, DuPont-Pioneer, USA
Clifford S. Gold, Independent consultant, USA (plant ecology, plant pathology)
Dr. Thomas Graham, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
Alireza Haghighi Hasanalideh, CWARice, Iran
Vinod Jakkula, Bayer U.S – Crop Science, USA
Charanjit Singh Kahlon, Independent consultant, USA (plant physiology, plant ecology, plant breeding; agronomy)
Hristofor Kirchev
, Agricultural University, Bulgaria
Gunars Lacis, Latvia State Institute of Fruit-Growing, Latvia (plant breeding)
Mehmood Ali Noor, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Mehdi Rahimi, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Iran
Sergio de los Santos Villalobos, Instituto Tecnológicode Sonora, Mexico
Daljit Singh, Bayer – Crop Science, Monsanto Company, USA
Konstantinos Spanos, Forest Research Institute, Greece (plant pathology, plant breeding)
Khalid Ul Rehman Hakeem, King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ramesh Vetukuri, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Horticulture
Pinaki Acharyya, Central Institute for Arid Horticulture, India (olericulture, pomology, postharvest physiology, floriculture)
Cédric Camps, Agroscope, Switzerland (pomology, postharvest physiology)
Mário Cunha, University of Porto, Portugal (viticulture)
Boris Duralija, University of Zagreb, Croatia (pomology)
Ebrahim Hadavi, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Lorentz Jäntschi, Universitatea Tehnica din Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Noémi Kappel, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary (olericulture)
Sandeep Rana, Bayer U.S. – Crop Science, USA
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany

Forestry
Alina M. Balu, Universidad de Cordoba, Spain (forest biomass)
Baoguo Du, University of Freiburg, Germany (silviculture)
Carol S.K. Lin, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (forest biomass)
Konstantinos Spanos, Forest Research Institute, Greece (silviculture, arboriculture, conservation and management, biomass, forest genetics and forest tree breeding, forest biodiversity)

Wood technology
Alina M. Balu, Universidad de Cordoba, Spain (wood properties, wood products)
Ramon Gonzalez, J. Rettenmaier und Sohne USA, Cambridge, USA (wood, pulp and paper products)
Jaya Sundaram, United States Department of Agricultural, USA

Animal Science
Michael Boateng, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana
Tomislav Mikuš, Croatian Veterinary Institute, Croatia
Jana Pickova, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Arya Sobhakumari, University of California Davis, USA
Gunnar Sundstøl Eriksen, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway

Entomology
Clifford S. Gold, Independent consultant, USA

Aquaculture
Sunil Kadri, Aquaculture Innovation, United Kingdom
Sven Würtz, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Germany
Jana Pickova, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Hydrology, Irrigation
Babak Mohammai, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, China
Prahlad Jat, University of North Carolina, USA
Elena Kondrlova, Slovak University of Agriculture, Slovakia
Sergio Salazar-Galán, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Ulrich Schmutz, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Biswanath Dari, University of Florida, USA
Babak Vaheddoost, Bursa Technical University, Turkey
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Omid Aminoroayaie Yamini, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran

Food science
Maria Manuela Abreu da Silva, ESEAG, University Lusofona, Portugal
Asif Ahmad, Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Felix Aladedunye, Max Rubner-Institut, Germany
Mehraj Ahmad, University Sains Malaysia, Malaysia (nutrition)
Ali Asghar, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Alina M. Balu, Universidad de Cordoba, Spain
Mustafa Bayram, Gaziantep University, Turkey
Michael Boateng, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana
Julieta Correa-Betanzo, University of Guelph, Canada (Food Chemistry, Nutrition)
Cédric Camps, Agroscope, Switzerland (food engineering)
Rui Cruz, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Jose A. Egea, Center for Edaphology and Applied Biology of Segura (CEBAS-CSIC), Spain
Andronoiu Doina Georgeta, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania (food engineering, food technology, food texture, nutrition)
Ahmed I. Gomaa, Laval University, Canada
Ramon Gonzalez, J. Rettenmaier und Sohne USA, Cambridge, USA (food engineering, food technology)
Galani Yamdeu Joseph Hubert, University of Leeds, UK
Annie King, UC Davis, USA
Diganta Kalita, Colorado State University, USA (food technology, food chemistry, nutrition)
Przemysław Kowalczewski, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland
Carol S.K. Lin, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (food engineering)
Tomislav Mikuš, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Pranabendu Mitra, University of Wisconsin Stout, USA
Pankaj B Pathare, Newcastle University, UK (food engineering, food preservation)
Jana Pickova, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Subash Shrestha, ConAgra Foods, USA (food microbiology)
Ajaypal Singh, United States Department of Agriculture, USA (Food engineering,Food chemistry, Food technology, Food preservation)
Jaya Sundaram, United States Department of Agricultural, USA
Gunnar Sundstøl Eriksen, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway (food microbiology)
Jian Wu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
Changmou Xu, University of Florida, USA

Agricultural economics
Mirza Barjees Baig, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (agricultural education, rural development, agricultural information and communication)
Antonino Galati, University of Palermo, Italy
Antonio Lopolito, University of Foggia, Italy
Donato Morea, Universitas Mercatorum: Rome, Italy
Piergiuseppe Morone, Unitelma-Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy (bio-based economincs)
Arkadiusz Piwowar, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland
Ulrich Schmutz, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Roberta Sisto, University of Foggia, Italy
Ariel Soto-Caro, Universidad de Concepción - Campus Chillán, Chile

Agricultural engineering
Mário Cunha, University of Porto, Portugal (environmental engineering, biological systems engineering)
Rui S. Oliveira, University of Coimbra, Portugal (environmental engineering, biological systems engineering)
George S. Skouteris, Loughborough University, UK (environmental engineering, biological systems engineering)
Carol S.K. Lin, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (biological systems engineering)
Cédric Camps, Agroscope, Switzerland (biological systems engineering)
Prahlad Jat, University of North Carolina, USA
Pankaj B Pathare, Newcastle University, UK (postharvest technology)
Pablo Martín Ramos, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Gurdeep Singh, The Climate Corporation, USA
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Jose A. Egea, Center for Edaphology and Applied Biology of Segura (CEBAS-CSIC); Campus Universitario de Espinardo, Spain

Climate-based Agriculture
Mário Cunha, University of Porto, Portugal (environmental engineering, biological systems engineering)
Cliford S. Gold, Independent consultant, USA
Alcade C. Segnon, University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin
Debjani Sihi, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, USA
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Martin Wiesmeier, Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture, Germany

Amelioration
Biswanath Dari, University of Florida, USA
Elena Aydin, Slovak University of Agriculture, Slovakia
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Sebastian Wolfrum, Technische Universität München, Germany (soil improvement, erosion control)

Tropical Agriculture
Pinaki Acharyya, Central Institute for Arid Horticulture, India
Lorenzo Barbanti, University of Bologna, Italy
Vittorio Farina, University of Palermo, Italy
Clifford S. Gold, Independent consultant, USA
Sergio de los Santos Villalobos, Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Mexico
Christoph Steiner, University of Kassel, Germany
Debjani Sihi, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, USA
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran

Microbiology
Sergio de los Santos Villalobos, Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Mexico
Debjani Sihi, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, USA
Jian Wu, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA

Sustainable developement
Felix Arion, AgroTransilvania Cluster: Dezmir, Romania
Joseph Awuni, University for Development Studies, Ghana
Mario D'Amico, Università di Catania, Italy
Giuseppe Di Vita, University of Turin, Italy
Sartaj Bhat, Gifu University, Japan
Prahlad Jat, University of North Carolina, USA
Piotr Prus, University of Science and Technology, Poland
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran
Sebastian Wolfrum, Technische Universität München, Germany (farm management systems, GIS)

Agronomy
Karkanis Anestis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Mirza Barjees Baig, King Saud University, Kingdomof Saudi Arabia (agricultural education, rural development, agricultural information and communication)
Moritz Von Cossel, University of Hohenheim: Stuttgart, Germany
Mário Cunha, University of Porto, Portugal (environmental engineering, biological systems engineering)
Vinod Jakkula, Bayer U.S – Crop Science, USA
Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Mehdi Rahimi, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Iran
Domenico Ronga, Centro Ricerche Produzioni Animali SpA, Italy
Parmodh Sharma, New Mexico State University, USA
Daljit Singh, Bayer – Crop Science, Monsanto Company, USA
Agnieszka Synowiec, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland
Mohammad Valipour, Payame Noor University, Iran

Plant biology
Dr. Anket Sharma, Guru Nanak Dev University, India

Biomass, Biofuel
Muhammad Irfan, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
Dahunsi Olatunde, Landmark University, Nigeria

Rural development
Fotios Chatzitheodoridis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Vitor Martinho, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu - Escola Superior Agrária, Portugal
Juan Rodríguez-Cohard, Universidad de Jaén, Spain
Kate Stephen, Scotland's Rural College, UK
Sri Krishna Sudheer Patoju, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

Agricultural information and communication
Festus Victor Bekun, Gelisim Üniversitesi, Turkey
Christian Franco-Crespo, Universidad Técnica de Ambato, Ecuador
Giuseppina Migliore, University of Palermo, Italy

Language Editors
Dorice Ago, Independent Consultant, UK
Graham Brodie, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Emmanuel G. Escobar, University of Sheffield, UK
Galani Yamdeu Joseph Hubert, University of Leeds, UK
Jasmin Hufschmid, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Renuka Kholkute, India
Neil R. McEwan, School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, Robert Gordon University, Scotland, UK

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