Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development
Livestock - livestock health and production including genetics, breeding, growth, reproduction, nutrition, physiology, epidemiology, diseases, product value chains, economics, behaviour, genetic resources, welfare, ethics, health, management and production systems
Crops - Crop production and health including agronomy, crop molecular biology, production, genetics and breeding, germplasm, crop protection, soil sciences, postharvest systems and utilization, crop-animal interactions, environmental issues and agricultural information, modeling of crop systems, decision support systems, effect of climate changes and crop adaptation, and remote sensing for plant monitoring.
Fisheries and Aquaculture- Non-traditional scientific areas such as sustainability science, social-ecological systems, ornamental, conservation and restoration related to aquaculture. Topics include; Aquaculture Systems, Aquaculture Supplies, Farmed Fisheries, Fish Farming, Fisheries Science, Fisheries Management, Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture, Marine Culture, Marine Food, Ocean Fisheries, Oyster Farming, Salmon Aquaculture, Shrimp Farming, Tailrace Fishing, Tropical Aquaculture and Fisheries, Wild Fisheries
Agroforestry- Contributions that demonstrate the role of agroforestry in providing commodity as well as non-commodity benefits such as ecosystem services, biophysical and socioeconomic aspects of agroforestry including results of investigations of fundamental or applied nature dealing with integrated systems involving trees and crops and/or livestock.
Apiculture - biology, ecology, natural history, conservation and culture of all types of bee (superfamily Apoidea). Topics will include; bee biology, bee genetics, bee breeding, pathology and toxicology, pollination and bee botany, bee products, management technologies and economy, solitary bees and bumblebees.