Agricultural Sciences

ISSN Print: 2156-8553    ISSN Online: 2156-8561

Call For Papers


    Special Issue on Rice and Food Sciences


    Rices researchers develop new rice varieties and rice crop management techniques that help rice farmers improve the yield and quality of their rice in an environmentally sustainable way. Rice researchers are dedicated to the rice research of rice genetics, structural and functional genomics, comparative genomics, molecular biology and physiology, molecular breeding and comparative biology. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in this area of rice and food sciences.


    In this special issue, we invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles that explore rice and food sciences. In this special issue, potential topics include, but are not limited to:


    • Rice genetics
    • Rice structural and functional genomics
    • Rice crop management 
    • Rice-growing environments 
    • Molecular biology and physiology of rice
    • Pests and diseases of rice


    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly specify the Special Issue” under your manuscript title. The research field “Special Issue - Rice and Food Sciences” should be selected during your submission.


    Special Issue timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    June 20th, 2018

    Publication Date

               August 2018


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