Aims and Scope

The policy of AST is to publish original papers, reviews and short communications covering the aspects of agriculture related with life sciences and modern technologies. It will offer opportunities to address the global needs relating to food and environment, health, exploit the technology to provide innovative products and sustainable development. Papers will be considered in aspects of both fundamental and applied science in the areas of:

  • Genetics and Breeding
  • Nutrition and Physiology
  • Production Systems
  • Agriculture and Environment
  • Product Quality and Safety.

Other categories closely related to the above topics could be considered by the editors.

Proceedings of scientific meetings and conference reports will be considered for special issues.

Open Access statement

The AST is an open-access journal, distributed under Creative Commons License BY-NC-ND 4.0. (, which permits free of charge, unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction of articles, if they are correctly cited, as well as their using for any other lawful purposes.