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Aims and scope

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology (JASB) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that encompasses all aspects of animal science and biotechnology, including animal genetics and breeding, animal reproduction and physiology, animal nutrition and biochemistry, feed processing and testing, animal biotechnology, meat science. JASB welcomes Research, Reviews, Letters to the Editor, Meeting Report, Methodology Articles, Short reports and Study Protocol. The journal is sponsored by Chinese Association of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine. It is designed to introduce Chinese research achievements in animal science and technology to the international community, and to strengthen academic communication between China and abroad.

Information for Authors

Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology is sponsored by the Da Bei Nong Education Foundation Program of the China Agricultural University Education Foundation. 

The publication costs are covered by the journal, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge. 

Editor's profile

Defa Li received his Ph.D. from Kansas State University, USA. His research covers a wide range of topics within the field of animal nutrition and feed evaluation, and in particular he works on a dynamic database of swine feed bioavailability, on anti-nutritional factors in soybean, and on nutritional regulation of pork quality.

He is currently a professor of Animal Nutrition and Nutritional Evaluation of Feed, Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the State Key Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, and Director of the Research Committee of Chinese nutritional value of feed and animal husbandry standards.

Defa Li also has rich experience serving as an editor or editorial board member of various journals across the field, such as Archives of Animal Nutrition and the Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science where he is an Associate Editor.