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Rural Sustainability Research

Former: Proceedings of the Latvia University of Agriculture

Scientific journal “Rural Sustainability Research” (Online ISSN – 2256-0939) of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (continue the tematic of former issue “Proceedings of Latvia university of Agriculture” ISSN: 2255-8535) publishes results of theoretical or experimental research as well as analytical reviews.

We are welcome manuscripts dealing with Sustainable Crop Production Systems, Soil and Plant Sciences, Plant breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology and Protection, Forestry, Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Food Processing, Agricultural Machinery and Husbandry, Biomass and Renewable Energy, Energetic and Automation, Engineering Technologies, Material Science, Transport, Motor Vehicles and Fuels, Engineering Economics and Education, Sustainable Social Development, Economics, Management and Marketing, Information Technologies and others topics related with agriculture and rural development.

Scientific journal “Rural Sustainability Research” is open access, double-blind peer-reviewed; it does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

Scientific journal “Rural Sustainability Research” copyrights belongs to Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies.

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Board of Editors

Rural Sustainability Research
Publisher Name: Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Journal Code: 10.2478

Responsible Editor

Inga Ciproviča, professor, Dr.sc.ing., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Food Technology, Department of Food Technology, Jelgava, Latvia
e-mail: Inga.Ciprovica@llu.lv
subject areas: food science: food microbiology, food technology, food quality.

Board of Editors

Anita Auziņa, associate professor, Dr.oec., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Economics and Social Development, Institute of Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Jelgava, Latvia.
e-mail: Anita.Auzina@llu.lv
subject areas: regional economics, agrarian economics, bioeconomics.

Violeta Juškiene, Ph.D., director, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Animal Science Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania
e-mail: violeta.juskiene@lsmuni.lt
subject areas: animal housing systems, studies on GHG emissions, animal nutrition and conservation of genetic resources.

Zinta Gaile, professor, Dr.agr., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Agriculture, Institute of Plant and Soil Sciences
e-mail: Zinta.Gaile@llu.lv
subject areas: agriculture, crop science: field crops.

Mario Giorgi, professor, Ph.D., University of Pisa, Department of Veterinary Sciences, Pisa, Italy
e-mail: mario.giorgi@unipi.it
subject areas: pharmacology and toxicology, and analytical method development and validation.

Ēriks Kronbergs, professor, Dr.sc.ing., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Engineering, Institute of Mechanics, Jelgava, Latvia
e-mail: Eriks.Kronbergs@llu.lv
subject areas: engineering and technology, environmental engineering and energy, agricultural engineering.

Līga Liepa, lead researcher, Dr.silv., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Forest faculty, Department of Forestry, Jelgava, Latvia
e-mail: liga.liepa@llu.lv
subject area: forestry.

Astrida Miceikiene, professor, Dr.oec., Vytautas Magnus university, Agriculture academy, Bioeconomy Development Faculty, Kaunas district, Lithuania
subject areas: sustainable public financial management.

Jüri Olt, professor, Ph.D., Estonian University of Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural and Production Engineering, Tartu, Estonia
e-mail: jyri.olt@emu.ee
subject areas: farm machinery and processes management in sustainable agriculture.

Pauliina Palonen, lecturer, Ph.D., University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences University Lecturer, Finland
e-mail: pauliina.palonen@helsinki.fi
subject areas: horticulture, fruit and berry crop physiology, abiotic stress physiology and post harvest physiology.

Frederick Lothrop Stoddard, professor, Ph.D., University of Helsinki, Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, Finland
e-mail: frederick.stoddard@helsinki.fi
subject areas: grain legumes, crop quality, cropping systems.

Margarita Terentjeva, associate professor, Dr. med.vet., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Jelgava, Latvia
e-mail: margarita.terentjeva@llu.lv
subject areas: agriculture, forestry and veterinary sciences.

Petras Rimantas Venskutonis, professor, Dr.habil.chem., Kaunas University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Food Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania
e-mail: rimas.venskutonis@ktu.lt
subject areas: chemistry; food chemistry.

Gatis Vītols, asociate professor, Dr.sc.ing., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies Faculty of Information Technologies, Department of Computer Systems, Jelgava, Latvia
e-mail: Gatis.Vitols@llu.lv
subject areas: physical Sciences, Computer Science, Information technology.

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