Aim and scope
The Agronomy series presents papers discussing problems associated with broadly understood agricultural sciences. These include such issues as e.g.:
- Plant cultivation systems;
- Weed biology and weed control;
- Determination of plant gene structure and expression;
- Application of DNA analysis in molecular diagnostics;
- Optimisation of mineral uptake by plants;
- Foundations of crop nutrition;
- Analysis and modification of genomes of crop plants;
- Assessment of physical and chemical parameters of mineral and organic soils;
- Genesis and classification of cultivated and anthropogenic soils;
- Determination of sod formation capacity of grass species and cultivars in establishment of lawns and turf areas;
- Plant succession in permanent grassland;
- Studies on the ecological function of grass communities;
- Assessment of the population size and activity of microorganisms in various habitats;
- Dependencies between chemical and biological soil pollution indicators;
- Linear model theory and experimentation theory;
- Modern machine technologies in plant and animal production;
- Applications of information technology in agriculture;
- Modelling of agricultural processes using artificial neural networks.
The original scientific double blind peer-reviewed papers published in series Forestry, cover main aspects of forestry. The forest science magazine is addressed to scientists, administrators and policy-makers in forestry, environment, ecology and resource management.
It involves fundamental and applied research, including selected subjects of forest sciences with pointing out at their interface. All these problems should address topics related to forest specialties:
- forest botany,
- forest ecology,
- forest economic,
- forest engineering,
- forest entomology,
- forest inventory,
- forest management,
- forest mensuration,
- forest and environment monitoring,
- forest pathology,
- forest planning,
- forest protection,
- forest typology,
- forest utilization,
- forestry technician,
- geographic information systems,
- nature conservation,
- recreational forest management,
- spatial planning,
- water management in forests.
Section Animal Science publishing original research and review articles in all fields of animal science. Articles generally report research involving main farm animals species: beef and dairy cattle, pigs, horses, goats, sheep and poultry. However, studies involving other companion animals, aquatic, wildlife species, and laboratory animal species that address fundamental questions related to livestock and companion animal biology will also be considered for publication.
The section “Animal Science” cover the following range of topics:
- animal breeding and genetics;
- animal biology, physiology, reproduction;
- animal behaviour and welfare;
- animal nutrition and feedstuffs;
- environment, animal health, production technology;
- economics and the organization of animal production;
- quality and safety of animal origin products.
Original scientific articles published in series Wood technology includes within its scope broadly defined science of wood from the issue of raw materials, through technological and technical issues of mechanical and chemical wood processing and its protection, up to the design and construction of furniture and wood products.
Area of themes taken concerns among others such issues as:
- physical, mechanical and chemical properties of wood and wood based materials
- machine wood treatment and wood based materials
- pulp and paper manufacture
- wood protection and wood modification
- processes of mechanical wood treating
- drying and hydrothermal treatment of wood
- glues and gluing of wood
- furniture design and furniture manufacturing
- construction of furniture and wood products
- finishing of wood and wood base materials
- ergonomics and work safety
The aim of the journal is to popularize the latest scientific results in the area of horticulture and landscape architecture
- Plants response to the biotic and abiotic factors.
- Agrotechny of horticultural plants ant their influence on the quantity and quality of the yield.
- Work inventory of landscape architecture objects with historical monuments.
- Evaluation of flora architectural objects.
- The protection of cultural heritage, with special emphasis on the role of plants in protected places.
The Journal’s section Food Science and Nutrition aims to bring together the results of essential and applied original research and review articles in a field of food science and dietetics. Manuscripts considered for a publication include research on the following topics, that address fundamental questions associated with food production and consumers wellbeing:
- food technology and processing including chemical, biotechnological and microbial aspects
- innovation in food processing and its impact on nutritional value and composition of final product
- food chemistry: composition and components interactions analysis
- bioactive food components - effects of processing and storage on the stability and biological activity of food components and their metabolites
- functional and special dietary use food products development
- food additives application and its functional properties
- food quality and safety assurance
- sensory analysis
- consumer preferences of conventional and special dietary use food products
- human nutrition and dietetics - diet and nutritional status assessment
- nutritional and health impact of foods and food components
- clinical tests of foods
- and any subject at the interface between food composition, processing and human nutrition papers are preferred.
The Environmental Engineering series publishes original articles considering laboratory tests, field research, mathematical modelling of environmental processes and others, which allow to protect and manage the natural environment by technical methods. The journal publishes original and reviewed papers both with short and long term research results, which have an important contribution to the development of scientific disciplines such as: environmental protection and management, environmental engineering, with particular emphasis on non-urbanized areas and their land use.
In the series “Environmental Engineering” are published papers in the field:
Development and environmental protection of soil, water and air,
Recultivation of degraded and devastated lands,
Mass and energy exchanges between soil and atmosphere,
Management of non-urbanized areas,
Modeling of processes occurring in the natural environment,
Renewable energy sources.