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Plants and their pathogens

Guest Editors:
Andreia Cristina Figueiredo: Science Faculty of Lisbon University, Portugal
Ravi Gupta: Kookmin University, South Korea
Aiping Song: Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Submission Status: Open until 31 January 2024

Sustainable agriculture

Guest Editors:
Subhojit Datta: ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, India
Islam Hamim: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal: Savitribai Phule Pune University, India
Rungroch Sungthong: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Submission Status: Open until 15 December 2023

Plant disease resistance

Guest Editors:
Baffour Badu-Apraku: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria
Fei Shen: Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, China

Submission Status: Open until 30 June 2023

Biocontrol strategies: an eco-smart tool for integrated pest & diseases management

Guest Editors:
Suresh Janardhan Gawande: ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Pune, India
Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal: Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India
Ram Krishna: ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, India
Soumia P. S.: ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, India
Anukool Vaishnav: University of Zurich, Switzerland

Submission Status: Open until 30 June 2023


Cross-journal thematic series
Genome editing technology and applications in animals and plants


Cross journal collection
Reviewer acknowledgements 2013
Collection published: 26 February 2014


Cross journal collection
Open Access Biodiversity Research
Collection published: 25 May 2010

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