Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

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The Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture publishes peer-reviewed original research, reviews, mini-reviews, perspectives and spotlights in these areas, with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary studies at the agriculture/ food interface.

The journal focuses on hypothesis-driven research studies suitable for an international audience. Studies of local products or descriptive studies are discouraged. Consult the full description of the area related to your manuscript before submitting to ensure it is appropriate for the Journal.
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Readership

Agronomists, Food Scientists, Agricultural Scientists, Biologists, Organic Chemists, Environmental Scientists

Topics

  • Food - Health and Nutrition
  • Food Qualities
  • Food Safety
  • Food Materials and Food Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology, Sustainable Production
  • Agriculture - Utilisation
  • Agriculture - Production
  • Agriculture - Environment

Related themes

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Science & Innovation

Science & Innovation

Facilitating collaboration between multidisciplinary scientists, investors, lawyers, companies, institutions – the list goes on!

From the latest issue

Curcumin, the active substance of turmeric: its effects on health and ways to improve its bioavailability

Turmeric (CurcumalongaL.) is a spice utilized widely in India, China, and Southeast Asia as an aromatic stimulant, a food preservative, and coloring material. The commonly used names of turmeric are castor saffron, turmeric, and saffron root. Turmeric is a yellow–orange polyphenolic natural substance derived from C.longa rhizomes. It has been used to treat common inflammatory diseases, tumors, biliary diseases, anorexia, cough, topical wounds, diabetic injuries, liver disorders, rheumatism, and sinusitis. Extensive studies on the biological properties and pharmacological consequences of turmeric extracts have been conducted in recent years.

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Meet the Editors

Editor in Chief Andrew Waterhouse 

Prof Andrew L. Waterhouse
Professor of Enology (Wine Chemist), Department of Viticulture & Enology
Waterhouse Lab, University of California, Davis

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Editor in Chief Mark Shepherd 

Dr Mark Anthony Shepherd
Principal Scientist, Farm System and Environment Group
New Zealand’s Crown Research Institute AgResearch

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Dr Mark Shepherd and Prof Andrew Waterhouse | Editors-in-Chief