The scientific journal Rural Sustainable Research (ONLINE ISSN 2256-0939) of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies is a peer-reviewed journal intended for the publication of wide-spectrum original research articles and reviews on topical problems of sustainable rural development. The subject matter of the journal reflects the wide range of research covering the following topics:
- Sustainable Crop Production Systems;
- Soil and Plant Sciences
- Plant Breeding and Genetics
- Plant Pathology and Protection
- Animal and Veterinary Sciences
- Food Processing
- Agricultural Machinery and Husbandry
- Biomass and Renewable Energy
- Energetic and Automation
- Engineering Technologies
- Material Sciences
- Transport, Motor Vehicles and Fuels
- Engineering Economics and Education
- Sustainable Social Development
- Economics, Management and Marketing
- Information Technologies
All manuscripts are screened on their linguistic quality. The scientific journal Rural Sustainable Research is open access, double-blind peer-reviewed. It does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.
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Board of Editors
Rural Sustainability Research
Publisher Name: Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Journal Code: 10.2478
Inga Ciproviča, professor, Dr.sc.ing., Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Faculty of Food Technology, Department of Food Technology, Jelgava, Latvia
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.
subject areas: regional economics, agrarian economics, bioeconomics.
Violeta Juškiene, Ph.D., director, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Animal Science Institute, Kaunas, Lithuania
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
subject areas: agriculture, crop science: field crops.
Mario Giorgi, professor, Ph.D., University of Pisa, Department of Veterinary Sciences, Pisa, Italy
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
subject areas: physical Sciences, Computer Science, Information technology.
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