Special Issue "Breeding and Genetics to Shape Rice Production Systems in the New Climatic Scenario"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 January 2022.
Interests: genetics; genomics; cereals; rice; biotechnology; food systems; food and nutrition; food quality
Interests: cereals; genomics; functional genomics; cereal breeding
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We are incredibly pleased to announce a Special Issue of the journal Agriculture on “Breeding and Genetics to Shape Rice Production Systems in the New Climatic Scenario”.
Rice represents the staple food for more than half of the world’s population, but several climate-change-related biotic and abiotic factors as well as the need for lowering agricultural inputs are threatening sustainable production all over the world. As an important source of calories and a basic food ingredient, rice serves as a vehicle for nutritional components that affect human diet, quality of life, and longevity in developed and developing countries.
This Special Issue aims to identify and review the latest developments in rice genetics, genomics, and marker-assisted breeding, aimed at improving rice tolerance to biotic and abiotic constrains, increasing the exploitation of natural resources for lowering chemical inputs, and implementing nutritional quality of rice end products.
We are facing a very challenging time, and within the paradigm of One Health, agriculture will need to find the proper modalities to feed the planet in a safer and more sustainable way.
As Guest Editors of this Special Issue, we kindly invite you to submit your articles, as original research, reviews, opinions, and short communications.
Dr. Elisabetta Lupotto
Prof. Dr. Luigi Cattivelli
Prof. Dr. Giampiero Valè
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Agriculture is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Marker-assisted breeding
- New breeding techniques
- Stress tolerance
- Nutritional quality
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.