We are pleased to announce the creation of Agricultural Science Research Network (AgriSciRN), which focuses on 13 major areas of scholarship. SSRN's newest network provides a worldwide online community for agricultural science scholars and for the sharing of ideas across a broad spectrum of early stage research, including working papers, conference papers, preprints, etc. One of the subject areas is migrating from the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) to be part of the offerings in AgriSciRN: Agricultural Law & Policy.

The following AgriSciRN areas are available and subscriptions will be free during the start-up phase.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Economics.html
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Description: This area includes content focused on the economics of agriculture and the implications for related industries. Topics include, but are not limited to, agribusiness, agricultural finance, research and development, agricultural and food policies impacting food and consumer economics, production economics, and farm management.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Law-Policy.html
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Description: This area includes content covering a wide variety of issues in agricultural law and policy. This eJournal defines agricultural law broadly to be legal issues impacting production agriculture, sustainable agriculture, livestock production, livestock welfare, and environmental issues that impact agriculture. This eJournal welcomes all submissions from all disciplines related to agriculture.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Science-Education.html
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Description: This area includes content on all aspects of agricultural science education. Topics include curriculums, assessments, certification, problem-based learning, transformative learning techniques, extension education, and the training of agricultural science educators.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Science-Educator.html
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Description: This area includes content that supports high quality student learning in agricultural science and related disciplines, and is designed for the sharing of teaching materials. This includes casebooks, reviews of casebooks, lecture notes, class summaries, outlines, supplementary materials (for your own or someone else's book), syllabi, problem sets, PowerPoint presentations, videos, and other teaching materials.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Science-Negative-Results.html
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Description: This area includes content in which negative results were found. Negative results are instances in which the expected outcome of the research was not borne out by the results. The negative results area includes papers that have controversial or provocative results that challenge established theories as well as papers that replicate or support findings published elsewhere.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Soil-Science.html
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Description: This area includes content on the ecology and biochemical processes of soil. Research includes the theoretical and mechanistic understanding of physical, chemical, and biological composition and processes, their effects on the environment, and their interactions with plants, animals, and microbes.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agricultural-Sustainability-Security.html
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Description: This area includes content on the applied aspects of agricultural sustainability and security. Research is focused on techniques that would increase agricultural production to meet the demands of a growing population, while also conserving the environment and its natural sources. Topics include agricultural waste recovery, the environmental impact of agriculture, environmentally sustainable methods of animal production, recycling agricultural waste, and water conservation.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agriculture-Engineering.html
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Description: This area includes content on the interface between agriculture and engineering. Topics include the applied research of engineering on animal and horticultural production and processing, storage systems, agricultural farm construction, agricultural tools, machinery, devices, and renewable energy sources.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agriculture-Products.html
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Description: This area includes content on agricultural products, such as grains, legumes, meat, fruits, and vegetables as well as processed non-food agricultural products, such as biologically active compounds, rubber, and wax.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Agronomy.html
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Description: This area includes content on agronomy, the science and technology used to produce plants in agriculture for food, fuel, and fiber, and includes the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, agroclimatology and agronomic modeling, and production agriculture. Topics include the different types of agricultural land, agricultural water management, and agricultural tools and techniques.


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Description: This area includes content on the science and business of the production, processing, and consumption of high quality domesticated livestock such as beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, and swine. Topics include all varieties of animal species and their animal body systems, animal health management, animal management, animal nutrition, physiology, and production.


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Description: This area includes content on forested landscapes, forest-related industries, and other related land use systems. Topics include agroforestry, forest inventory, forest products, silviculture, tree improvement, and urban forestry.


View Papers: https://www.ssrn.com/link/Horticulture.html
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Description: This area includes content on the genetics, genomics and breeding, biotechnology, biochemistry, physiology, cellular and molecular biology, evolution, and environmental biology of vegetables, fruits, edible fungi, and ornamental plants under temperate, subtropical, and tropical conditions. Topics include genetically engineered crops, horticultural crop production, growth, development and improvement, crop protection, and nursery management.

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