Special Issue "Plant Production in Controlled Environment"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2018).
Interests: controlled environment agriculture; hydroponics; indoor vertical farming; environmental stress physiology; urban landscape water conservation
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Special Issue in Horticulturae: Feature Reviews in Floriculture, Nursery and Landscape, and Turf
Interests: aquaponics and hydroponics; vegetable and fruit production and management; best management practices for crop production in open field and greenhouses
Interest and popularity in growing crops under controlled environments has increased globally among researchers and industry. To better serve this burgeoning field, Horticulturae is planning a special issue on “Plant Production in Controlled Environment”. We would like to welcome both research and review articles in this special issue. Any ornamental, transplants, food crops, including mushroom, grown under controlled environment are welcome. Topics include:
- High tunnel and greenhouse crop production
- Indoor farms (growth chamber, warehouse, shipping containers)
- Hydroponics and Aquaponics
- LED lighting (uses and benefits, latest technologies available, latest research)
Dr. Genhua Niu
Dr. Joseph Masabni
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. Horticulturae 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 1400 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.
- Control Environment Agriculture
- Low/High tunnel
- Light quantity and quality
- Supplemental lighting