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Special Issue "Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Cropping Systems"
A special issue of Agronomy (ISSN 2073-4395).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 December 2019).
Interests: GM crops; regulation; innovation; sustainability
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2019 marks the 25th year of the production of genetically modified (GM) crops. With billions of cumulative acres of GM crops planted in this time frame, in over 30 different countries, by nearly 20 million farmers per year, the impacts have been significant. Adoption began in developed countries, but rapidly expanded to numerous developing countries the globe over. As the number of GM crop varieties has increased from the first four varieties of canola, corn, cotton and soybeans, there are now multiple other GM crops, fruits and vegetables being presently produced. GM crops have become a consistent part of crop rotations on farms that range in size from tens of thousands of acres to a few acres. The transition of GM crops in many crop varieties has transformed many aspects of agricultural supply chains. This call for submission to a Special Issue of Agronomy on "GMOs in Cropping Systems" seeks papers related to all aspects of GM crop production. The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2019.
Dr. Stuart Smyth
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Agronomy is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- herbicide tolerance
- insect resistance
- virus resistance
- herbicide resistance
- economic impacts
- environmental impacts
- land-use changes
- changes in chemical-use