Editorial Team

Editorial Board

Editors and Reviewers

Faculty Editorial Board

  • Dr Mark Wuddivira (Dean and Chair)
  • Professor Duraisamy Saravanakumar
  • Dr Sharon Hutchinson
  • Dr Kegan Farrick
  • Ms Sarojini Ragbir (Managing Editor)
  • Dr Selby Nichols
  • Dr Wendy-Ann Isaac
  • Professor Neela Badrie
  • Professor Laura Roberts-Nkrumah
  • Dr Selby Nichols
  • Professor Majeed Mohammed
  • Dr Winston Elibox

International Editorial Board

Professor Adelia C Bovell-Benjamin
Food and Nutritional Sciences
Tuskegee University

Professor James R Lindner
Department of Curriculum and Teaching
Auburn University

Professor Chandra A Madramootoo
Faculty of Agricultural And Environmental Sciences
McGill University

Dr James Wilson Smith
International Livestock Research Institute
Nairobi, Kenya

Professor Sinclair H Mantell
Senior Technical Advisor and Chief Consultant in Scientific Capacity Building International Development Advisors

Dr Harry Ozier-Lafontaine
Director of Research
INRAE Antilles-Guyane
Petit-Bourg, Guadeloupe

Dr Andrew MacMillan
Former Director
Field Operations Division
FAO, Rome

Professor Edward A Evans
Center Director
Tropical Research and Education Center
University of Florida/IFAS

Dr Shakuntala Haraksingh-Thilsted
Director, Nutrition, Health and Food Security Impact Area Platform, CGIAR
Washington DC


Researchers, scientists, experts and advanced farmers are invited to assist us with reviewing and editing of manuscripts of research and review papers as well as reviews of published books in their area of expertise.

About the Editor-in-Chief

Mr Bruce Lauckner will serve as Editor-in- Chief of Tropical Agriculture for the year 2021.

Bruce Lauckner is a retired biometrician who worked at the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) from 1979 to 2015. CARDI has offices in 12 CARICOM countries, namely Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago. He has extensive work experience in all those countries. For the final 15 years of his career with CARDI he held several senior management positions including Acting Executive Director (for a total of 2 years), Manager of Research and Development, Head Strategic Alliances and Chairman of the Publications and Seminars Committee.

Bruce Lauckner was born in the UK and is now a dual national of that country and of Trinidad and Tobago. He holds an honours degree in mathematics from Leeds University (1966) and was a Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society; a status which required passing a four-part series of annual examinations completed in 1971. Before joining CARDI he had seven years working experience at Rothamsted Experimental Station which is claimed to be the world’s oldest formal agricultural research station. He also worked with the British Ministry of Overseas Development with posts at UWI in both Trinidad and Barbados.

He has completed consultancies for as many as 22 different bodies in various Caribbean countries including private, government and academic. His publication list has over 100 entries as senior and junior author in reviewed and other publications. Besides countries listed above he has worked in or visited for professional activity Argentina, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Suriname, Switzerland, Tanzania, United States, United States Virgin Islands, Uruguay and Venezuela.

He has been or still is a member of many professional societies including International Biometric Society (several executive positions), Tropical Agriculture Association UK (Caribbean Representative), Caribbean Food Crops Society (Member of Advisory Board and several other positions), Caribbean Agricultural Economics Society (President and several other positions). He has served on a number of national and international committees in Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean and elsewhere. These committees have covered many different disciplines including data quality, censuses, information products, plant protection, water supply and sports.