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International Journal of Applied Agricultural Research (IJAAR)



Editorial Board Members:



Ojeleye, Oluwaseun Adebayo, Lecturer, Department Of Agricultural Economics, Faculty Of Agriculture, Hmadu Bello University, Zaria.


Dr. Magdy M. M. Mohamed, Director of Ismailia-Agriculture Research Station, Forage Crops Research Department; Field Crops Research Institute; Agricultural Research Center; Giza - Egypt




Mushtaque Ahmed, Field of Expertise : Biosaline Agriculture, Agriculture Impaction, Goundwater Quality, Use of Wastewater for Agriculture, Water Resources, Management, Desalination Plant Brine Disposal.


Mohammed A. M. Aly, Dept. of Aridland Agriculture, College of Food Systems,United Arab Emirates University, P. O. Box  17555, Al-Ain, UAE 

Field of expertise: Genetics, Plant Tissue culture, gene Transfer and Molecular Genetics.


Michael T. Aide, Department of Agriculture, Southeast Missouri State University,Cape Girardeau,Missouri-63701, USA


Gerassimos D. Arapis, Director of the Laboratory of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera odos 75 – Botanikos, 11855 Athens Greece

Field of Expertise: Ecotoxicology, behaviour of heavy metals and radionuclides in the soil-plant" system, development of bio-indicators for environmental quality control, and conservation of agro-biodiversity


V. Balasubramanian, IRRI, Los Banos, Laguna, DAPO Box 7777, Manila, Philippines

Field of expertise: Soil and crop resource management and rice-based cropping systems.


Daniela Benedikova, National Agriculture and Food Center Luzianky – Research Institute of Plant Production Piestany, Gene bank of Slovak Republic. In shorter it is: NAFC – RIPP Piestany
Field of expertise:
fruit breeding and plant genetic resources.


E. Bettencourt, Genebank-Genetics. Department of Genetic Resources and Breeding. Estação Agronómica Nacional. 2784-505 Oeiras, Portugal. 

Field of Expertise : Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, conservation of agro-biodiversity


M.P. Bernal, Department of Soil and Water Conservation and Organic Waste Management,CEBAS-CSIC, Apartado 164, 30100 Espinardo – Murcia Spain.

Field of expertise: organic waste treatment in agriculture, composting, soil metal contamination, and transformation of organic wastes in soil.


Michel Branchard, Directeur du laboratoire de Biotechnologie et Physiologie Végétales, ISAMOR/ESMISAB - Université de Bretagne 29280 PLOUZANE.  France

Field of Expertise : plant biotechnology (especially GMO and somatic embryogenesis), in vitro plant breeding, phytoremediation.


Tanveer A. Butt, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University,College Station, TX 77843 USA

Field of expertise:


M.Ilhan Cagirgan, Professor of Plant Breeding, Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, Akdeniz University, TR07070 Antalya, Turkey 

Field of expertise: Plant mutation techniques, Breeding methodologies, Breeding for abiotic stress tolerance, specifically drought, Agricultural systems.


Ravindra Chibbar, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Sask. S7N 5A8 Canada  

Field of Expertise : cereal crops, biotechnology, molecular biology, biochemistry, geneti transformation, grain quality.


M. Qasim Chaudhry, Central Science Laboratory, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Sand Hutton, York, Y041 1LZ, United Kingdom.

Field of expertise: Pest management, mode of action of agrochemicals, biochemistry and molecular biology of pests and pest resistance to biocides, bioremediation of organicpollutants.


Tim D. Davis, Professor and Head, Department of Horticultural Sciences, 202Horticulture/Forest Science Building, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2133, USA

Field of Expertise :  plant growth regulation, plant propagation.


Vehbi ESER, Head of Field Crops Research Department, General Directorate of Agricultural Research, P.O. Box 78 Yenimahalle 06171 Ankara-Turkey.

Field of expertise: wheat breeding and genetics, Biotechnology in breeding, biodiversity and genetic resources, risk assessment in biosafety.


Anatol Ganea, Centre for Plant Genetic Resources of Moldova, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, P.O. Box 302. MD-2001 Chisinau. Republic of Moldova

Field of Expertise : biodiversity; crop breeding and genetics, non-traditional crops in agriculture, medicine, food; crop physiology.


Avi Golan, Albert Katz Department of Dryland Biotechnologies, The Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer Campus 84990 Israel

Field of Expertise : Desert plant biotechnology.


F. Boldaji Gorgan, college of fisheries, gorgan university of agricultural sciences and natural resources, P.O. Box 49138-15739 Goran Iran

Field of Expertise : Poultry Nutrition emphesises on Energy and Protein Guality.


Petru Gus, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca,  Cluj-Napoca, 400349 Romania.

Field of expertise:


K.M. Hameed, Prof. of Plant Pathology & Mycology, Department of Plant Production, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Science & Technology, Jordan 

Field of Expertise : Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Mycology, Research Methods and Techniques.


Jinguo Hu, Northern Crop Science Laboratory, Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center,1307 North 18th Street, Fargo, ND 58105, USA

Field of Expertise : plant genetics and breeding, application of molecular technology to crop improvement.


Salah Kouchakzadeh, Associate Dean for Research Affairs, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, P.O. Box 4111, Karaj, 31587-11167, Iran  

Field of expertise: Hydraulic Engineering Issues Related Rivers and Hydraulic Structures of Irrigation Networks.


Angelo Massacci, Institute of Agro-environment and Forest Biology, National research Council of Italy, Via salaria Km 29, 00016 Monterotondo Scalo , Roma Italy.

Field of expertise: photosynthesis, biomass productiion, drought, chilling, heavy metals, phytoremediation. 


Kevin McPhee, USDA-ARS, Washington State University, PO Box 646434, Pullman, WA 99164-6434 USA 

Field of expertise: Plant breeding, Grain legumes, Genetics, Agronomy.


Sukant Misra, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-2123 USA

Field of expertise:


Samarendu Mohanty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, Box 42132 Lubbock, Texas 79409, USA

Field of expertise:


Manuel Belo Moreira, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisboa–Portugal

Field of expertise: Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Agricultural Co-Operation  and on Agrarian Policies and Structures.


G.R. Ramakrishna Murthy, Senior scientist, NAARM, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad- 500030 (A.P.) INDIA 

Field of expertise: Agricultural Engineering (Farm machinery and power, agroinformatics, renewable energy sources)


Ali Nefzaoui, INRA Tunisia, Rue Hédi Karray, 2049 Ariana Tunisia


Beth Polidoro, Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences , CATIE Joint Program, University of Idaho , Sede Central 7170, Escuela Posgrado, CATIE, Turrialba,Costa Rica

Field of expertise: Soil and water quality, environmental assessment and ecotoxicology, sustainable agriculture and rural development.


Antonio Lo Porto, Water Research Institute (IRSA-CNR), National Research Council, ViaDe Blasio, 5, 70123 Bari Italy.

Field of expertise: water resources and river basin management, modelling and control of diffuse sources pollution, irrigation, soil conservation


E.S. Puebla, Department of Microbiology, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Agrónomos Y De Montes, 14004 - Córdoba Spain.

Field of expertise: Soil Microbiology, Phytoremediation, Wine Industry and Microbiology.


Levon Rukhkyan, The Ministry of Agriculture, 3, governmental building, Republic Square, 375010, Yerevan, the Republic of Armenia .

Field of expertise: Agricultural Policy, Food Security, Plant Genetic Recourses for Food and Agriculture, Legislation in agricultural related fields.


S.K. Saha, Professor & Head, Agriculture and Soils Division, Indian Institute of Remote Sensing(IIRS), Govt. of India, Dept. of Space, Dehradun-248001 India

Field of expertise:


Jean-Paul Schwitzguébel, Laboratory for Environmental Biotechnology (LBE), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Station 6 CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland .

Field of expertise: Plant physiology and biochemistry; photosynthesis and chloroplasts; respiration and mitochondria; phytoremediation.


Haleh Hashemi Sohi, Plant Molecular Biologist and Head of Plant Biotechnology Group, National Research Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran-Iran

Field of expertise:


Sandra G. Solaiman, Professor & Director of Small Ruminant Research, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088, USA

Field of expertise:


Petr Soudek, Department of Plant Tissue Cultures, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry,

Czech Academy of Sciences, Flemingovo namesti 2, Prague 6, CZ - 16610, Czech Republic
Field of expertise: phytoremediation of heavy metals, radionuclides and organic compounds,

plant stress.


Marianna Szemes, University of Bristol, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TH, United Kingdom

Field of expertise: Plant Pest Management, Microbial Ecology, High-Throughput Multiplex Detection Technology and Diagnostic Microarrays.


Ayfer TAN, Head Plant Genetic Resources Department, Eagean Agricultural Research Institute,P.O. Box 9, Menemen, Izmir 35661, Turkey.

Field of expertise: Plant genetic resources and plant diversity for food and agriculture,conservation of agro biodiversity, ecosystem approach.


Tomas Vanek, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Flemingovo nam. 2, 166 10 Praha 6 Czech Republic

Field of expertise: plant biotechnology, plant and environment, plant products chemistry.


Andon Vassilev, Dept. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Agricultural University of Plovdiv, 12 Mendeleev St., 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Field of expertise: plant physiological ecology; crop physiology.


Chenggang Wang, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University & Texas AgriLife Research, Texas A&M University, Lubbock, TX 79409-2132, USA

Field of expertise: 


Daowen Wang, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China

Field of expertise: wheat genetics and molecular breeding, molecular plant nutrition.


Jun Zhu, College of Agriculture & Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, P.R. China .

Field of expertise: Developing genetic models for complex traits; Proposing analysis methods or experiments especially with unbalanced data; Developmental quantitative genetics.


Chen Zhusheng, Citrus Research Institute, CAAS, Beibei, Chongqing, 400712 P.R. China 

Field of expertise: citrus breeding and germplasm conservation


Boaz Zion, Department of Sensing, Information and Mechanization, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Research Organization (A.R.O), The Volcani Center, P.O.Box 6 Bet Dagan,Israel.


Nora Fung-Yee TAM, Chair Prof in Biology Department of Biology and Chemistry City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.


A.K.Srivastava, PhD,FMAS,FEnRA,FNESA,FISC Principal Scientist (Soil Science) National Research Centre For Citrus Amravati Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.


RITURAJ PUROHIT PhD,  Assistant Professor Bioinformatics Division School of Bio-sciences and Technology (SBST) Vellore Institute of Technology, University, India.


D. Arvind Prasanth, Asst. Professor Periyar University Salem, Tamilnadu India


Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Assistant Professor Dept.of Genetics and Plant Breeding Bangladesh Agricultural University Mymensingh, Bangladesh.


Arun Jyothi Mathias, Department of Microbiology Maharani’s Science College for Women,Palace Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Area of Interest: Environmental Medicine, Medical Microbiology, Aerobiology, Antibiotic Resistance


Kazi Syed Zakiuddin,Mechanical Engineering Priyadarshini College of Engineering,RTM,Nagpur University.Near CRPF Campus,MIDC Road,Nagpur,Maharashtra,India
Area of Interest: Design of Machine and Mechanism,Ergonomics,Agriculture Machinery, Human powered Machine,Artificial Neural Network.


Ipinmoroti Rufus Rotimi, Soils and Plant Nutrition Department, Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Ibadan - Ijebu Ode Road, Ibadan, Nigeria
Area of Interes: Soil Fertility/Soil Chemistry


Ali A. Ensafi, Department of Chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology, Emam Boulevard, Esfahan,Iran.
Area of Interest: Optical and Electrochemical Sensors, Biosensors; DNA & Antibody/Antigen interaction study; Environmental analysis


Emmanuel Hala Kwon-Ndung, Department of Botany, Federal University Lafia. Nasarawa State. Nigeria. PMB 146. Lafia., Nigeria

Area of Interest: Plant Genetics, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Breeding.


Ijaz Rasool Noorka, Plant Breeding and Genetics, University College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
Area of Interest: Breeding, Genetics, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Food security.


Menas Wuta, Soil Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of Zimbababwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Area of Interest : Soil science, pedology, soil survey, land evaluation, crop nutrition and nutrient cycling in agro and natural ecosystems.


Karmous Chahine, Plant production Department, Ecole Supérieure d'Agriculture de Mateur, Mateur, Tunisia
Area of Interest:Abiotic-stress, salt and drought stress tolerance, mineral nutrition, Nitrogen assimilation and management, biotechnology, plant breeding, and plant physiology


M. Rizwan, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Delhi Technological University, Bawana Road, Delhi, India
Area of Interest:Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Renewable Energy Resources, Soft Computing, Intelligent Modeling


N.Udupa, Department Principal,Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal,Karnataka,India
Area of Interest: Pharmaceutical Technology,drug Delivery and Pharmacy Management


Bosco Bua Associate Professor, Agriculture Department, Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda.

Area of Interest:Crop science, Plant diseases diagnosis, Management and epidemiology, Pathogens genetic diversity, Horticulture and Research


Emmanuelotoo, CSIR-Crops. Research Institute , Kumasi, Ghana

Area of Interest :  Plant Breeding


Beedu Sashidhar Rao, Department of Biochemistry, University College of Science, Osmania University Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Area of Interest: Biochemical Toxicology; Mycotoxins/Immunodiagnostics/Applied immunology; no-biocomposite materials


Beyyala Srinivasulu, Plant Pathology, Dr. Y.S.R. Horticultural University, Venkataramannagudem,West Godavari,Andhra Pradesh, India.
Area of Interest:
Plant Pathology, Biotechnology, Microbiology


Phatu William Mashela, Soil Science, Plant Science and Agricultural Engineering, University of Limpopo, School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Sovenga, South Africa

Area of Interest :Nematology, Plant physiology, soil microbes, plant pathogens, seed storage, product development, horticulture


Agneyo Ganguly, Physical Chemistry Dept. University of Muenster, NRW, Muenster Germany

Area of Interest: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology.Agneyo Ganguly, Physical Chemistry Dept. University of Muenster, NRW, Muenster Germany


Farhad Mirzaei, Department Livestock Production Management, Animal Sciences Research Institute of Iran, Karaj,31585,Alborz, Iran
Area of Interest: Eco-efficiently livestock production management,animal husbandry economics,environmental biology


Piercarlo Mustarelli, Chemistry Department, Pavia University, Via Taramelli 16, City Pavia, Italy

Area of Interest: Energy, NMR, biomaterials


Christopher Phiri, Plant Science Department, University of Zambia, Department of Plant Science Lusaka, Province: Lusaka, Zambia
Area of Interest: Agronomy and Biotechnology


Seth I. Manuwa, Agricultural Engineering, The Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

Area of Interest: Soil tillage dynamics, Soil compaction, Farm power and machinery, post harvest technology.


Benito Gomez-Silva, Biochemistry Lab-Biomedical Dept. Universidad De Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile,

Area of Interest:cyanobacteria, microbial consortia, extreme environments, deserts, microbial ecology


Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Area of Interest: Agriculture, Crop Science, Plant Physiology, Plant Biochemistry


Hakeem A. Ajeigbe, International Crop Research for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) ICRISAT-Kano, Kano, Nigeria

Area of Interest : Agronomy, crop-livestock interaction


F.B. Lewu, Agriculture Department, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Wllington, Western Cape, South Africa

Area of Interest: System Agronomy and Population, Genetics

Synan AbuQamar, Biology Department, UAE University/Faculty of Science Building F1, Department of Biology/UAE University, Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Area of Interest: Plant-pathogen Interaction, Plant Immunity, Plant Molecular genetics, Plant Biotechnology, Biotic Stress


Masum Akond, Department of Biological Sciences, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
Area of Interest: Plant Genomics, Plant Breeding, Plant Physiology


Smitha Hegde, Center for Postgraduate Studies and Research in Biotechnology, St.Aloysius College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Area of Interest: Phytoremediation, Molecular Genetics, Plant tissue culture, Plant molecular biology


Mohammad Valipour, Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, College of Abureyhan, University of Tehran, Pakdasht, Tehran, Iran-1675755936

Area of Interest: Surface and pressurized irrigation, Drainage engineering, Relationship between energy and environment Agricultural water management, Mathematical and computer modeling and optimization Water resources, Hydrology, Hydrogeology, Hydrometeorology, Hydro informatics, Hydrodynamic Hydraulic, Fluid mechanics, Heat transfer in soil media


Dr. DAWN C.P. AMBROSE, Department: CIAE-IEP Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Area of Interest: post harvest technology, preservation, post harvest mechanisation, packaging


Indrakant K Singh, Zoology Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi Kalkaji, New Delhi, India

Area of Interest: Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Environmental Sciences.


D. R.Ouellet, Dairy and Swine R&D Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2000 College Street, Sherbrooke (Québec), Canada

Field of expertise: Ruminant nutrition, dairy cows, milk production and forage utilization.







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