Shanxi Agricultural University was found in 1907. It comprises 14 colleges and departments, offering 36 specialties. They include the College of Agriculture, the College of Forestry, the College of Animal Science and Technology, the College of Resources and Environment, the College of Horticulture, the College of Engineering, the College of Economics and Trade , the College of Food Engineering, the College of Art and Science, the College of Adult Education and Vocational Teaching, the College of Modern Technology Education, the College of Public Management and the Department of Physical Education etc. In ï»¿Shanxi Agricultural University ï»¿there are 9 specialties entitled to confer Doctor’s degrees, 30 Master’s, 36 Bachelor’s programs. In addition, the University has 10 key specialties of Shanxi Province, 90 laboratories and 10 product bases. The library building, has a collection of over 1,450,000 volumes, and subscribes to over 15,000 kinds of periodicals. Shanxi Agricultural University has a teaching staff of 1,498, with 133 professors, 177 associate professors, 78 with doctorates. Its students include 10,322 undergraduates, 727 postgraduates, 57 Ph.D. Students. The university emphasizes the undergraduate education and the students must qualify for the credit system before they graduate. Research institutions includes: Ministry of Agriculture, Inspection and Testing Centre for Genetically Modified Organisms; Institute of Dry Agricultural Engineering; National Animal Medicine Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center National Experimental Teaching Center for Plant Production; Ministry of Agriculture, North China Loess Plateau, crop observation and cultivated land conservation scientific observation test station; Shanxi New Rural Development Research Center; New Rural Development Institute; Institute of Agricultural Insects; Institute of Agricultural Bioengineering; Institute of Veterinary Science; Institute of Animal Science; Horticultural institute; Institute of Agricultural Resources and Environment; Food Research Institute; Institute of Chemical Ecology; Institute of Agricultural Informatization; Institute of Land Science; Shanxi advantage of livestock and poultry efficient production safety collaborative innovation centre.
The following is the list of scholars from Shanxi Agricultural University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences