ISSN: 0041-3216

Scope of Tropical Agriculture Disciplinary Areas

Aim, Objectives, Scopes and Audience

Journal articles in Tropical Agriculture (TA) have been published over some 81 years in four (4) general macro-disciplinary areas as follows:

1. Soil and Environmental Science and Technology:

  • Soil Classification
  • Soil Physical Studies
  • Soil Chemical and Crop Nutrition Studies
  • Soil and Water Studies
  • Macro- and Micro-Environmental effects on tropical agricultural productivity

2. Crop Science and Technology Studies:

  • Crop Improvement (genetics, breeding, biotechnology)
  • Crop Physiology
  • Crop Protection (pests, diseases, weeds)
  • Crop Production and Productivity
  • Crop Commodity Utilization

3. Livestock Science and Technology Studies:

  • Livestock Improvement (genetics, breeding, biotechnology)
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Livestock Physiology
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Livestock Diseases
  • Livestock Production and Productivity
  • Wildlife Domestication
  • Livestock and Commodity Utilization

4. Agricultural Economics and Extension

  • Macro- and Micro-economics Development Studies
  • Agribusiness and Farm Management Studies
  • Agro-Environmental Studies
  • Food and Nutrition Studies
  • Extension Methods
  • Rural Sociology and Agricultural Development

These areas will be maintained and increased from time to time.