SCAU has set two central tasks: teaching and research. As an advanced multi-disciplinary agricultural institute with distinctive tropical and subtropical characteristics, SCAU intends to provide its students with an all-round education that contributes to their future professional success. At SCAU, graduate programs and post-graduate programs are developing concurrently. It has a faculty that is capable of top-level and large-scale research. The aim is to provide the best educational experience for each and every one of our students. Our campus is changing to meet 21st-century educational needs. New buildings for Horticulture, Agricultural Economics and Management, Biology, Natural Resources and Environment, Agronomy are the latest additions. Department of Plant Breeding, Department of Crop Science and Technology, Department of Entomology, Department of Plant Pathology, Department of Pesticide and Department of Plant Nutrition. It also has College of Engineering, College of Natural Resources and Environment, College of Economics & Management, College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Horticulture, College of Life Sciences, College of Animal Science, College of Food Science, College of Material and Energy, College of Forestry and Landscape Architecture, College of Humanities and Law, College of Water Conservancy and Civil Engineering, College of Mathematics and Informatics, College of Public Management, College of Arts, College of Foreign Studies, College of Electronic Engineering, College of Continuing Education, College of International Education, Zhujiang College, College of Marxist Philosophy, Department of Physical Education, College of Marine Science and Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. South China Agricultural University is a “211 Project” university sponsored by bothGuangdongProvinceand the Ministry of Agriculture during the ninth and tenth “Five-year Plan”. The university is strong in its academic researches and well equipped with research facilities. The research outputs of SCAU have been increasing steadily over the years. Since the tenth “Five-year Plan”, SCAU has won 114 research and technology awards at provincial/ministerial level or above, with 77 first or second prizes. The university has applied for 499 patents (412 patents for inventions), and has been granted 198 of them (123 for inventions). The university has also been granted 14 New Plant Variety Rights, accounting for 35% of the total number to be granted until 2020 forGuangdongProvince. 73 new plant and animal varieties by the university have passed required review precedures. Researchers and teachers of SCAU have published 10,243 academic papers, including 774 indexed by SCI.
The following is the list of scholars from South China Agricultural University 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 South China Agricultural University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.
Muhammad Qasim Shahid and Liu Xiang-Dong