Annals of Applied Biology

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Edited By: Simon Leather

Impact Factor: 2.0

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 4/56 (Agriculture Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1744-7348

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Crop Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Over the past 10 years, the Annals of Applied Biology has published a number of papers on research which is relevant to increasing crop NUE. 12 of these papers are described here and are presented in full in the Annals of Applied Biology Virtual Issue Crop Nitrogen Use Efficiency

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· 20% discount for members to publish in new AAB / Wiley-Blackwell journal Food and Energy Security.

· A forum for applied biologists worldwide: network with the best in your specialism.

· Regular scientific conferences and workshops across the AAB's research interests.

· Reduced subscriptions to AAB publications.

· 20% discounts on Wiley-Blackwell publications.

· Significant discounts on registration for AAB events.

· Student travel grants.

· Website, regular newsletter and emails with information on AAB activities.

· Discounted membership to the Society of Biology.

· 50% discounted membership to the European Society of Agronomy.


Centenary Conference

The Journal will be 100 years old in 2014, celebrating a century of applied biology research! To round off the centenary year the journal is hosting a conference at Rothamsted Research on the 9-10th December 2014. Full details of the conference are available here.

Annals of Applied Biology Centenary

To commemorate this important year in the Journal's history, in 2014 a series of key articles from the Journal backfiles will be highlighted, alongside contemporary reviews of each article's legacy and future directions within its field of research. These key articles and their responses will be collected into a Virtual Special Issue.

The most recently published Centenary Editorials and Reviews are below, and are free to read online. Read all articles free.

Read an interview with Prof. Jari Valkonen and colleagues on the journal's centennial on SCIENCEWATCH.

Centenary Editorials

The important legacy of the paper by Jones M.G.K. (1981) Host cell responses to endoparasitic nematode attack: structure and function of giant cells and syncytia. Annals of Applied Biology
I.G. Grove and R.N. Perry

The centenary of Annals of Applied Biology in 2014
R.A. Azevedo, P.J. Lea, S.R. Leather, J.W. McNicol, C.A. Millman, R.P. Haslam and J.P.T. Valkonen

A help to early users of probits
D.J. Finney

Centenary Reviews

Molecular biology of root lesion nematodes (Pratylenchus spp.) and their interaction with host plants
M.G.K. Jones and J. Fosu-Nyarko

Developments from analysis of variance through to generalized linear models and beyond
R.W. Payne

Journal Scope

The journal publishes original research papers on all aspects of applied research on crop production, crop protection and the cropping ecosystem. Annals contribute substantially to the advancement of knowledge and may, among others, encompass the scientific disciplines of:

Agronomy | Agrienvironmental sciences | Applied genomics | Biodiversity | Biological control | Climate change| Crop ecology| Entomology | Genetic manipulation | Mycology | Nematology | Pests | Plant pathology | Plant breeding & genetics | Plant physiology | Post harvest biology | Soil science | Virology | Weed biology

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