Editorial

Published by:
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Latvia University of Agriculture
Aleksandras Stulginskis University
Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry

EDITORIAL OFFICE

Editor in Chief: Timo Kikas (Estonia)

Editors in Charge:
Endla Reintam (Estonia)
Inara Turka (Latvia)
Kestutis Romaneckas (Lithuania)

Associate Editors:
Estonia: Merlin Raud, Tõnu Leemet, Eda Merisalu, Merle Ojasoo
Latvia: Eriks Kronbergs, Zinta Gaile, Daina Jonkus
Lithuania: Algirdas Jasinskas, Zita Kriaučiūnienė, Bernardas Kniukšta

Technical Editor: Valentina Prigoževa (Estonia)

Linquistic Editing: Translation agency Aabwell (Aabwell tõlkebüroo)

EDITORIAL BOARD
Jukka Ahokas (Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland)
Illimar Altosaar (Agricultural Biotechnology Laboratories, University of Ottawa, Canada)
Biruta Bankina (Institute of Soil and Plant Science, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia)
Charles J. Banks (Department of Biotechnology, University of Southampton, United Kingdom)
Aušra Blinstrubienė (Department of Agronomy, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Lithuania)
Dagnija Blumberga (Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering, Riga Technical University, Latvia)
Michel Eppink (Department of Bioprocess Engineering, Wageningen University, Netherlands)
Marek Gaworski (Department of Production Organization and Engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland)
Richard J. Godwin (Department of Engineering, Harper Adams University, United Kingdom)
Pekka Huhtanen (Animal Production Research, MTT Agrifood Research, Finland)
Mari Ivask (Institute of Sustainable Technology, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Marcis Jansons (Mechanical Engineering Department, Wayne State University, USA)
Alexander Jäger (University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria)
Kadri Järve (Department of Gene Technology, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia)
Martin Heide Jørgensen (Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark)
Žydrė Kadžiulienė (Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuania)
Anna-Karin Borg Karlson (Ecological Chemistry Group, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Pavel Kic (Faculty of Engineering, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic)
Mati Koppel (Jõgeva Plant Breeding Institute, Estonia)
Raimo Kõlli (Department of Soil Science and Agrochemistry, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)
Anne Luik (Department of Plant Protection, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)
Inger Martinussen (The Norwegian Crop Research Institute, Norway)
Magne Mo (Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Agricultural University of Norway, Norway)
Jüri Olt (Institute of Technology, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia)
Isaak Rashal (Plant Genetic Laboratory, University of Latvia, Latvia)
Martin Romantschuk (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland)
Filippo Sgroi (Department of Agriculture and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Italy)
Lech Szajdak (Research Centre of Agricultural and Forest Environment, Polish Academy of Science, Poland)
George Srzednicki (School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia)
Martin Tunér (Department of Energy Sciences, Lund University, Sweden)
Josef Viglasky (Technical University in Zloven, Slovak Centre of Biomass Use for Energy, Slovakia)
Ingrid Williams (Department of Entomology and Nematology, Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom)

Editorial Office:
Estonian University of Life Sciences
56 Kreutzwaldi St., 51014 Tartu, ESTONIA
Phone: (+372) 5302 3636, 7313 315
E-mail: agronomy.research(at)emu.ee

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