ISSN: 0041-3216

Editorial Board

Editors and Reviewers

Faculty Editorial Board

  • Professor Wayne Ganpat (Dean and Chair)
  • Mr Bruce Lauckner (Editor-in-Chief)
  • Ms Sarojini Ragbir (Managing Editor)
  • Dr Sharon Hutchinson
  • Dr Kegan Farrick
  • Dr Mark Wuddivira
  • Dr Wendy-Ann Isaac
  • Professor Duraisamy Saravanakumar
  • Professor Neela Badrie
  • Dr Selby Nichols

International Editorial Board

Professor Gisele Alexandre
INRA –Domaine Dulcos Petite Bourg
Guadeloupe, French West Indies

Professor Lisle Wesley George
Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of California, Davis

Professor Harry Archimede
INRA –Domaine Dulcos Petite Bourg
Guadeloupe, French West Indies

Professor James R Lindner
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications
Texas A & M University, USA

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

Professor Chandra A Madramootoo
Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
McGill University

Associate Professor Cheryl Brown
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Division of Resource Management
West Virginia University

Professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Cornell University
Professor A Wild
Department of Soil Science, University of Reading, U.K.

Dr C Devendra, IDRC, Tanglin,

Professor T Lewis
Rothamsted Experimental Station, Harpenden, U K

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 Active 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 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.