Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences (SAAS), founded in April, 1960, located in the west suburbs of Shanghai, is the only research organization of agricultural science and technology with comprehensive and diversified disciplines sponsored by the Shanghai Municipal Government. All the endeavors made by the SAAS are in line with the overarching strategy of revitalizing the city through science and education and the goal of building up the city strong in agricultural science and technology put forward by the Shanghai Municipal Government. The Academy sets the full-scale development of the Academy as the top priority. In recent years, the Academy strengthens its efforts in discipline establishment and in capacity building such as the establishment of technical platforms and building up of research teams, in order to enhance continually its capacity for technical innovation and further development. SAAS has conducted in total 306 research projects assigned by the ministries in the Central Government and Municipal Government respectively. The Academy has obtained 37 awards granted by the ministries in the Central Government and Municipal Government, among which, six research achievements are awarded the first prize in advance of science and technology by the Municipal Government. One hundred and seventeen new crop varieties developed by the Academy have passed the examination and approval by the authorities. SAAS has about 1,000 staff members, with 142 of them entitled as senior researchers, and 169 of them holds the doctorate or master degree. The Academy prioritizes its research on the areas of innovation of genetic resources and genetic improvement, protected horticulture technology, technology in eco-agriculture, agricultural biosafety and standardization, fresh keeping and processing of agricultural products, application of hi-tech in agriculture, theoretic research in urban agriculture.
The following is the list of scholars from Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.