Special Issues

Agronomy runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Plant Responses to Stress and Environmental Stimulus submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 12 articles | Viewed by 10095
Keywords: abiotic stress; biotic stress; plant development; plant signaling; phytohormones
(This special issue belongs to the Section Crop Breeding and Genetics)
Engineered/Modified Biochar in Agricultural Practices: Production, Properties, Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability
edited by
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1948
Keywords: biochar; engineered biochar; modified biochar; functionalized biochar; agricultural practice; agricultural sustainability; environmental sustainability
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Rodents in Crop Production Agricultural Systems
edited by Radek Aulický
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 2829
Keywords: field rodents; rodent control; rodenticides; repellents; monitoring; synanthropic rodents; rodent biology; losses; risk to public health
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pest and Disease Management)
Advances in Cotton Breeding and Production for Stress Resilience and Fitness
edited by and
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1847
Keywords: cotton breeding; biotic stress; abiotic stress; light and simplified cotton cultivation; smart agriculture
(This special issue belongs to the Section Crop Breeding and Genetics)
Sustainable Viticulture and Vineyard Management on Table Grape submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 4813
Keywords: Vitis vinifera L.; environment; natural resources; cultural techniques; input reduction; precision viticulture; non-conventional farming systems; economic and/or social issues
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Conservation Management Practices for Improving the Ecological Health of Pasture
edited by Fujiang Hou, Shanning Lou and Jiao Ning
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 717
Keywords: forage quality; soil organic carbon; grazing; ruminant agriculture; herbivore; energy balance analysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Grassland and Pasture Science)
Field Capture and Automatic Image Analysis for Crop Breeding and Disease Monitoring
edited by Richard Dudley
submission deadline 15 May 2022 | Viewed by 145
Keywords: 3D imaging; machine learning; trait analysis; field trials
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Understanding and Predicting Genotype x Environment Interactions to Face Global Change submission deadline 17 May 2022 | Viewed by 261
Keywords: genomic selection; association mapping; genotype x environment interaction; plant breeding; crop model
(This special issue belongs to the Section Crop Breeding and Genetics)
The Effects of Biochar on Organisms
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3707
Keywords: Biodiversity; Microorganisms; Plants; Fauna; Fungi; Bioindicators
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
A Circular Economy: Chemical, Microbiological and Environmental Implications of Mineral and Organic Fertilizers Use in Soils submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1213
Keywords: circular economy; organic matter; nutrients; plant quality; exogenic organic matter; soil improvers; waste management; ecological risk assessment; microorganisms; enzymatic activity; soil pollution
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
Natural Compounds as Bioherbicide for an Eco-Friendly Agriculture submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1636
Keywords: sustainable agriculture; integrated weed management; secondary metabolites; natural compounds as elicitors; allelopathy; essential oils in crop protection; allelopathic crops; bioherbicides; phytotoxins; natural herbicides; biological control; omics; mode of action
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Recycling Agro-Food and Urban Wastes According the Circular Economy and Sustainability Paradigms submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1144
Keywords: agro-food waste; waste valorization; circular economy; composting; anaerobic digestion; greenhouse gases emissions; organic fertilizer; renewable energy; alternative fuels; corporate social responsibility (CSR); individuals’ perception
(This special issue belongs to the Section Farming Sustainability)
Behavioral Information to Help Improve Agricultural Pest Management
edited by and Jake Bishop
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | Viewed by 180
Keywords: behavioral ecology; Pest Management; invertebrate pest; semiochemicals; biological control
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pest and Disease Management)
Cropping Systems and Agronomic Management Practices of Field Crops submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 24 articles | Viewed by 18848
Keywords: agronomy; field crops; agrobiodiversity; fertilization; irrigation; weed management; soil management; crop quality; cover cropping; crop physiology; organic farming; climatic change; sustainability; ecosystem services
(This special issue belongs to the Section Farming Sustainability)
Plant Production and Microorganism Potential in Modern Agro-Ecosystems
edited by Agnieszka Wolna-Maruwka, and Justyna Starzyk
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 544
Keywords: sustainable agriculture; ecological farming; biodiversity; potential of microorganisms; modern plant production
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
Pepper Genetics and Breeding
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | Viewed by 363
Keywords: pepper genetics; pepper breeding; pepper production; pungency; capsaicinoid; fruit color; carotenoid
(This special issue belongs to the Section Crop Breeding and Genetics)
Environment Management and Compositional Quality of Fruit and Wine
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1023
Keywords: Fruit plants; Grapevine; Plant growth promotion by the use of microorganisms (PGPB; PGPF); BCA (Biological Control Agents); Organic agriculture; Biodynamics; Natural wines; Summer pruning; Defoliation; Mating disruption; Integrated pest management; Biodynamics/organic agriculture economics; Precision farming systems; Sensorial analysis; Fruit and wine composition; Phenols; Antioxidant compounds; Antiradical activity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Nitrogen Cycle in Farming Systems
edited by , , Xuesong Luo and
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2151
Keywords: farm; field; crop plants; cropping sequence; N requirements; N sources; N balance; N recycling
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
The Effects of Inoculation with Microorganisms on Plant Nutrition, Yield and Quality submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1039
Keywords: plant growth-promoting bacteria; sustainable agriculture; inoculants; biofertilizers; nutrient use efficiency; biological nitrogen fixation; nutrient solubilization
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
Advances in Soybean Phytophthora Diseases Research
edited by Guohong Cai
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1037
Keywords: soybean; phytophthora
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pest and Disease Management)
Circular Economy and Sustainable Development in Agriculture submission deadline 22 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3136
Keywords: circular economy; bioeconomy; agricultural waste management; new agricultural inputs; alternative crops; sustainable agriculture; cost-benefit analysis; new technologies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Farming Sustainability)
Vegetables Breeding for Stress Tolerance and Quality Improvement
edited by , Xiaohui Zhang, Changwei Zhang and
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1206
Keywords: vegetable; abiotic stress; biotic stress; molecular mechanisms; stress physiology; quality; breeding methodology; phenotyping and genotyping
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Taxonomy and Identification, Evolution and Comparative Fungal Genomics of Plant Pathogenic Fungi
edited by Jingze Zhang and Guangyu Sun
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | Viewed by 177
Keywords: species concepts; trait evolution; comparative genomics; species recognition; phylogenomics
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
Current Research on Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging and Their Applications in Precision Agriculture
edited by and
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 974
Keywords: hyperspectral imaging; multispectral remote sensing; crop monitoring and classification; growth monitoring; nutrient diagnosis; geophysical parameters; field crops; dimensionality reduction; feature extraction; vegetation indices; sensitive features
(This special issue belongs to the Section Precision and Digital Agriculture)
Spraying and Pollination Systems in Precision Agriculture
edited by Jizhan Liu
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1024
Keywords: pests and diseases; pesticide spraying; bee colony management; pollen application; precision agriculture
(This special issue belongs to the Section Precision and Digital Agriculture)
25 Years of Glyphosate-Tolerant Crops: What Do We Learned and How to Face the New Challenges submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 569
Keywords: glyphosate resistant weeds; volunteer crop plants; integrated weed management; EPSP synthase enzyme; herbicide residues; herbicide environmental fate; plant physiology
(This special issue belongs to the Section Weed Science and Weed Management)
Advances in Genetics, Breeding, and Quality Traits in Forage and Turf Grass
edited by Wanjun Zhang and Jingjin Yu
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1431
Keywords: turf grass; forage grass; functional gene; stress resistance; quality trait
(This special issue belongs to the Section Grassland and Pasture Science)
Modernization and Optimization of Irrigation Systems
edited by and Angel Martínez Romero
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 5166
Keywords: water use efficiency; pumping systems; distribution networks; irrigation advisory service; renewable energy; sustainable irrigation management
(This special issue belongs to the Section Water Use and Irrigation)
Crop Pest Management Based on Ecological Principles
edited by George G. Kennedy
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2824
Keywords: biotechnology; plant-insect-microbe interactions; plant-incorporated protectants; biological and cultural controls; pesticide technology; pest monitoring and diagnostics; pest-risk modeling and decision aids; information technology and data analytics; ecosystem services; farm-level and area-wide pest management
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pest and Disease Management)
The Factors Affecting the Yield of Table and Wine Grape Vineyards submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1389
Keywords: grape; yield; climate; soil; pests; pruning; irrigation; nutrition; cultivar; DSS
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Toward Sustainability in Horticultural Crop Production Systems submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 5736
Keywords: nutrient use efficiency; water reuse; fertilization; nitrate; biofortification; biostimulants; hydroponics; substrates; light source and quality; plant-microbe interaction
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
A New Decade of Horticultural and Medicinal Plants Cultivation
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 14 articles | Viewed by 10946
Keywords: horticulture; ornamental plants; medicinal plants; sustainable cultivation; soilles cultivation; open-field cultivation; plant propagation; irrigation; fertilization; biostimulants; LCA; greenhouse cultivation; yield; substrates
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Root Phenotypes of Plants in Different Growth Environment submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 235
Keywords: root plasticity; root morphology; root topology; rooting depth; rhizosphere; abiotic stress; soil drought; soil nutrients
(This special issue belongs to the Section Innovative Cropping Systems)
Advances in Pesticide Discovery and Application
edited by and Ran Wang
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 10 articles | Viewed by 6113
Keywords: pesticide discovery; formulation processing; pesticide application; pesticide residue monitoring; pollution elimination; green pesticide; pesticide resistance; selective effect; sublethal effect
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pest and Disease Management)
Harnessing Epigenetic Phenomena for Crop Breeding and Production
edited by and Stephen Robinson
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 761
Keywords: crop epigenetics; transposons; epigenomic selection; DNA methylation; RNAi; miRNA; lncRNA; genotype × environment interaction
(This special issue belongs to the Section Crop Breeding and Genetics)
Papers from AgEng2021
edited by , Luis Leopoldo Silva, José Carlos Barbosa, , Adélia Sousa, José Rafael Silva and Patrícia Lourenço
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 18 articles | Viewed by 13886
Keywords: Agricultural engineering; Sustainable agriculture; Technology; Smart farming/precision agriculture irrigation and drainage; Farming systems; Circular economy; Energy and bioenergy; Postharvest; Education and rural development
(This special issue belongs to the Section Precision and Digital Agriculture)
Extraction and Analysis of Bioactive Compounds in Crops submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 4859
Keywords: Bioactive compounds; Secondary metabolites; Crop analysis; Identification; Ultrasound-assisted extraction; Microwave-assisted extraction; Pressurized liquid extraction; Supercritical fluid extraction; Quality control; By-products valorization
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Peanut: A Promising Star to Feed the Future
edited by and David Jordan
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3335
Keywords: peanut; groundnut; genomic selection; marker-assisted breeding; genetic diversity; high-throughput phenotyping; nutrient use; nitrogen fixation; nutrition; weed management; arthropod management; disease management; nematode management; financial returns; cropping systems
(This special issue belongs to the Section Innovative Cropping Systems)
Advances in Forages, Cover Crops, and Biomass Crops Production
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 12 articles | Viewed by 9100
Keywords: yield; sustainability; resilience; stability; soil health; LCA
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Biostimulants as Physiological Modulators of Crop Performance and Product Quality submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 23 articles | Viewed by 23670
Keywords: humic acids; microbial inoculants; PGPR; nitrogen-fixing bacteria; mycorrhizal fungi; microbiome; protein hydrolysate; silicon; physiological and molecular mechanisms; seaweed extracts; microalgae; functional biostimulants; agronomical and horticultural crops; abiotic stressors; NUE; post-harvest
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
The Quality of Vegetables Produced under Controlled Modules in Urban Environments
edited by and Georgios Soteriou
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 782
Keywords: biofortification; salinity eustress; functional quality; nutritional quality; indoors modules; urban agriculture; hydroponics; plant biostimulants; phytochemicals; microgreens; floating system; specialty crops
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Producer Perceptions and Adoption of Irrigation Best Management Practices in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
edited by , Paul B. DeLaune, Joseph Harry Massey, Michele L. Reba, , Nicolas Quintana Ashwell and Allen Berthold
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 3462
Keywords: irrigation groundwater alluvial aquifer water conservation adoption row crops MIRI nutrient transport precision agriculture Lower Mississippi River Valley hypoxia water use efficiency  
(This special issue belongs to the Section Water Use and Irrigation)
The Applicability of Plant Tissue Culture in Propagation and Conservation—Series II
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2265
Keywords: in vitro technologies; plant growth regulators; plant growth conditions; explants preconditioning; light quality; micropropagation; bioreactor; ex-situ conservation; horticultural crops; genetic stability
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Role of Symbiosis in Relation to Agronomic Practices Towards Sustainable Management of Biotic Stresses and Improvement in Crops Productivity
edited by , and Syed Muhammad Zaka
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 706
Keywords: biotic stresses; biopesticide; biofungicides; bioinsecticides; biofertilizers; crops productivity; symbiosis; biocontrol; diseases; insects; pathogens; viruses; mulching; tillage; micronutrients; macronutrients
(This special issue belongs to the Section Crop Breeding and Genetics)
Selected Papers from Agriculture and Food Sustainability: New Climate Change Scenarios submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2298
Keywords: Abiotic stress; Biotic stress; Crop production; Evapotranspiration; Food security; Food sustainability; Photosynthesis; Precision agriculture; Water management
(This special issue belongs to the Section Farming Sustainability)
Aerobic and Anaerobic Digestion of Agro-Industrial and Livestock Wastes: A Green and Sustainable Way toward the Future
edited by , Mukesh Kumar Awasthi, and
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 5062
Keywords: Aerobic waste treatments (composting; vermicomposting; etc.); Anaerobic digestion; Biofuels; Waste valorization; Organic wastes; Pollutant degradation; Bioremediation; Livestock wastes; Agrowastes
(This special issue belongs to the Section Farming Sustainability)
Scion-Rootstock Interaction in Horticultural Crops: Physiological and Agronomic Implications submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 3996
Keywords: perennial crop species; fruit trees; vegetables; breeding; rootstocks; ripening; abiotic/biotic stressors; fruit quality; physiological mechanism; bioactive content; compatibility; rootstock-scion interaction; hormonal signaling; nursery
(This special issue belongs to the Section Horticultural and Floricultural Crops)
Selected Papers from 11th Iberian Agroengineering Congress submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 13 articles | Viewed by 7263
Keywords: agronomy; crop; food systems; irrigation and drainage; renewable energy; rural engineering; postharvest; precision farming; sustainable agriculture; technology
(This special issue belongs to the Section Agricultural Biosystem and Biological Engineering)
Challenges of Climate Change for Plant–Soil–Water Interactions
edited by Yang Gao
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 239
Keywords: climate change; soil hydrology; root water uptake; irrigation; soil moisture; rhizosphere; modeling
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
Impact of Nutrients and Trace Elements in Soil on Plant Growth: Case of the Second Generation Energy Crops
edited by and Željka Zgorelec
submission deadline 1 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 922
Keywords: soil health; soil amendments; soil microbial community; plant resistance
(This special issue belongs to the Section Soil and Plant Nutrition)
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