World Scientist and University Rankings 2023

World Scientist and University Agriculture & Forestry Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University Country Region World Name Country University Subject Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total Total Last 5 year Last 5 year/total
1 4 215 529
Belgium Ghent University Ghent University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Genetics/Science Outreach |

182 68 0.374 319 316 0.991 114279 20135 0.176
6 263 285 612
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Microbial ecology | Microbiology | Soil science | Environmental science |

177 94 0.531 626 455 0.727 136530 53063 0.389
2 6 307 758
Belgium Ghent University Ghent University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Planten biologie |

168 84 0.500 379 373 0.984 95226 28486 0.299
5 385 413 862
United States Rockefeller University Rockefeller University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology |

163 70 0.429 471 259 0.550 83660 17615 0.211
1 1 62 886
Saudi Arabia King Abdullah University of Science & Technology King Abdullah University of Science & Technology Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Marine Eology |

161 112 0.696 864 728 0.843 120317 66577 0.553
4 40 557 1133
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Fisheries | marine ecosystems | conservation biology |

151 101 0.669 696 439 0.631 129437 51304 0.396
1 100 466 1271
United Kingdom The Sainsbury Laboratory The Sainsbury Laboratory Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant disease and immunity |

146 88 0.603 265 261 0.985 118318 41267 0.349
1 624 670 1328
United States University of North Texas University of North Texas Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant biology |

145 82 0.566 472 313 0.663 92764 27388 0.295
7 768 822 1601
United States Salk Institute Salk Institute Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant growth |

139 89 0.640 286 241 0.843 75119 22840 0.304
3 34 668 1932
Switzerland Universität Basel Universität Basel Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant ecology | ecophysiology | alpine plant ecology | treeline |

133 82 0.617 309 308 0.997 67498 25582 0.379

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7 173 724 2092
United Kingdom University of Manchester University of Manchester Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil | soil ecology | ecosystem ecology | ecology | biodiversity |

131 90 0.687 275 275 1.000 68733 37286 0.542
1 1056 1125 2143
United States University of Georgia University of Georgia Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Plant genetics | plant breeding | plant genomics | genome biology | plant evolution |

130 74 0.569 405 327 0.807 76228 29703 0.390
12 1091 1163 2206
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology | Plant-Microbe Interactions |

129 83 0.643 238 202 0.849 92289 36068 0.391
1 1198 1278 2403
United States University of Arkansas Fayetteville University of Arkansas Fayetteville Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

127 66 0.520 389 261 0.671 60967 17937 0.294
6 40 832 2455
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

sustainable agriculture |

126 95 0.754 324 322 0.994 68919 38087 0.553
1 45 175 2487
China Nanjing Agricultural University Nanjing Agricultural University Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Soil Science | Plant nutrition | Environmental Science |

126 90 0.714 331 311 0.940 55083 27470 0.499
1 52 190 2667
China Northwest A & F University Northwest A & F University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Phycology | Aquatic ecology | environmental science | soil science |

123 95 0.772 1546 1272 0.823 102107 67168 0.658
25 229 919 2698
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

RNA silencing | disease resistance | gene expression |

123 68 0.553 171 170 0.994 64878 15549 0.240
5 240 952 2801
United Kingdom University of Dundee University of Dundee Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

122 70 0.574 299 297 0.993 62977 21798 0.346
1 30 201 2819
Japan Chiba University Chiba University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science | Plant Biology | Functional Genomics | Metabolomics | Plant Biochemistry |

122 80 0.656 595 427 0.718 57140 25384 0.444
4 66 980 2887
Netherlands Wageningen University & Research Centre Wageningen University & Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant biology | Insects as Food and Feed | Plant-Insect Interactions | Chemical ecology | Entomology |

121 71 0.587 379 377 0.995 55420 20586 0.371
5 1511 1620 3036
United States Cornell University Cornell University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil | soil science | soil carbon | soil organic matter | soil organic carbon |

119 93 0.782 340 310 0.912 91647 54329 0.593
16 1530 1642 3068
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Aquatic microbial ecology | limnology | estuarine and coastal ecology and biogeochemistry |

119 79 0.664 428 297 0.694 64928 29980 0.462
10 1600 1717 3201
United States University of Illinois Urbana Champaign University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science |

118 71 0.602 322 239 0.742 62182 24330 0.391
1 1646 1769 3286
United States Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant science | RNA biology | small RNA |

117 65 0.556 176 146 0.830 69739 18805 0.270
7 54 1100 3300
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plants | Ecology | Evolution | Biogeography | Biodiversity |

117 75 0.641 318 310 0.975 62304 28021 0.450
2 126 1796 3333
Canada Western University (University of Western Ontario) Western University (University of Western Ontario) Agriculture & Forestry / Entomology & Pesticides

Probiotics | vaginal and urinary health | Lactobacillus | pesticides | honey bees |

117 74 0.632 439 297 0.677 51801 26487 0.511
1 126 1122 3364
Germany Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Crop yield | transporters | sensors | signaling |

117 69 0.590 196 194 0.990 40061 15289 0.382
2 1711 1840 3403
United States Carnegie Institution for Science  Carnegie Institution for Science  Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant physiology | photosynthesis | biosphere-atmosphere interactions |

116 71 0.612 316 205 0.649 69075 23256 0.337
7 1802 1934 3587
United States Cornell University Cornell University Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

plant genetics | rice (Oryza sativa) | evolution | plant genomics | population biology |

115 70 0.609 256 202 0.789 55823 18115 0.325
11 126 132 3598
Australia University of Sydney University of Sydney Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil science |

115 80 0.696 430 311 0.723 53504 26981 0.504
16 133 1945 3601
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Agriculture & Forestry / Animal Science

Animal Physiology | Environmental Toxicology | Comparative Physiology |

115 49 0.426 710 475 0.669 52899 14758 0.279
1 7 17 3684
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

forest protection | mycology | entomology | biotechnology |

114 73 0.640 955 658 0.689 64430 31704 0.492
21 1872 2009 3730
United States Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Aquaporins | Malaria | Human Rights | Science Diplomacy |

114 52 0.456 220 149 0.677 52384 9637 0.184
2 146 1237 3737
Germany Freie Universität Berlin Freie Universität Berlin Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

soil ecology | mycorrhiza | fungal ecology | biodiversity | ecology |

114 91 0.798 313 308 0.984 50427 34315 0.680
7 332 1257 3808
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

forests | global change | tropical ecology | carbon | biodiversity |

113 90 0.796 286 281 0.983 69609 37507 0.539
3 1922 2062 3819
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

Forest and agricultural ecosystems |

113 53 0.469 200 133 0.665 64681 13606 0.210
1 75 287 3887
China South China Agricultural University South China Agricultural University Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Zoonosis | Parasitology | One Health | Emerging Infectious Diseases | Microbiology |

113 64 0.566 421 352 0.836 45940 19239 0.419
1 5 1314 3987
Estonia Estonian University of Life Sciences Estonian University of Life Sciences Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant ecophysiology | volatile organic compound emission | adaptation | stress biology | global change |

112 79 0.705 350 345 0.986 54407 32044 0.589
4 354 1331 4023
United Kingdom University of Nottingham University of Nottingham Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science | Systems Biology |

112 81 0.723 271 268 0.989 47975 20769 0.433

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7 153 2238 4137
Canada Carleton University Carleton University Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Fisheries | Fish Ecology | Conservation Science | Conservation Physiology | Freshwater Ecology |

111 85 0.766 748 666 0.890 52108 34319 0.659
2 2090 2243 4148
United States University of Delaware University of Delaware Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Biogeochemistry |

111 69 0.622 365 295 0.808 50153 19129 0.381
2 49 308 4163
Japan Okayama University Okayama University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Mineral Nutrition | Transporter | Mineral Stress |

111 86 0.775 287 259 0.902 48196 26314 0.546
2 90 328 4361
China Nanjing Agricultural University Nanjing Agricultural University Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Bio-organic fertilizers and soil microbiology |

110 89 0.809 576 514 0.892 41287 31891 0.772
4 2193 2359 4380
United States Oregon State University Oregon State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant ecophysiology |

110 61 0.555 267 206 0.772 32144 11496 0.358
1 168 2404 4454
Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

strategies to improve livestock (beef) production | reduce its effects on the environment | and enhance on-farm food safety. |

109 68 0.624 697 525 0.753 52135 25591 0.491
9 80 1485 4543
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant physiology | membrane transport |

109 70 0.642 186 186 1.000 35425 15305 0.432
17 2363 2543 4705
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Wheat | Genetics | Development Disease resistance |

108 71 0.657 253 201 0.794 41031 17565 0.428
19 176 185 4837
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Coral reefs | marine ecology | marine conservation | fisheries | climate change |

107 83 0.776 309 291 0.942 47473 27131 0.572
20 87 1588 4875
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant systems biology | biotechnology |

107 56 0.523 190 189 0.995 43858 12814 0.292
8 184 193 4993
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant ecophysiology | plant mineral nutrition | phosphorus | root exudation | Proteaceae |

106 71 0.670 484 356 0.736 53312 24119 0.452
4 185 194 5026
Australia University of Newcastle University of Newcastle Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Soil Science |

106 90 0.849 438 366 0.836 48180 33005 0.685
1 210 1654 5048
Germany Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

plant biology |

106 58 0.547 160 158 0.988 45435 10678 0.235
16 37 1661 5068
Belgium Ghent University Ghent University Agriculture & Forestry / Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics | Consumer behaviour | Food marketing | Food science & technology |

106 84 0.792 258 258 1.000 43058 24686 0.573
3 2652 2854 5317
United States US Department of Agriculture US Department of Agriculture Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Water Resources | Water Quality | Watershed Modeling |

104 72 0.692 311 250 0.804 75590 35820 0.474

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4 2663 2865 5339
United States Colorado State University Colorado State University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil biogeochemistry | land use and greenhouse gas emissions | soil health | biofuel sustainability |

104 69 0.663 273 205 0.751 55620 23745 0.427
1 478 1783 5409
United Kingdom University of Stirling University of Stirling Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Fish nutrition |

104 67 0.644 287 285 0.993 41498 17940 0.432
4 233 1860 5642
Germany Universität Würzburg Universität Würzburg Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Membrane transport | Ion channels | Signaling | Guard cell | Evolution |

103 63 0.612 241 240 0.996 33531 14376 0.429
2 2822 3040 5660
United States HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant genomics | Bioinformatics | Genomics | Genome biology |

102 92 0.902 227 215 0.947 102383 43613 0.426
5 2855 3079 5755
United States Colorado State University Colorado State University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Natural Resource Ecology |

102 45 0.441 256 142 0.555 46583 12426 0.267
26 2864 3092 5772
United States University of Florida University of Florida Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Crop Modeling | Agricultural Systems Analysis |

102 61 0.598 446 231 0.518 44908 19348 0.431
27 237 3146 5877
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Agriculture & Forestry / Animal Science

Animal Welfare | Applied Animal Behaviour | Dairy |

102 75 0.735 350 291 0.831 33885 18313 0.540
21 224 238 6073
Australia University of Melbourne University of Melbourne Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Agricultural N management | N and the environment | climate change | nitrous oxide |

101 51 0.505 231 144 0.623 37684 9390 0.249
10 225 239 6094
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil science | plant science | agriculture | environmental science |

101 66 0.653 431 345 0.800 35500 17201 0.485
12 3098 3356 6258
United States University of California Riverside University of California Riverside Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Soil Physics | Vadose Zone Hydrology | Numerical Modeling |

100 64 0.640 416 317 0.762 42375 19055 0.450
1 20 85 6310
Mexico CGIAR: Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research CGIAR: Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

crops |

100 79 0.790 277 245 0.884 38043 22344 0.587
10 168 2116 6493
Netherlands Wageningen University & Research Centre Wageningen University & Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Breeding | plant genetics | plant science | plant genomics |

99 67 0.677 390 389 0.997 42754 20262 0.474
1 35 2120 6501
Türkiye Sabancı University Sabancı University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Plant Sciences | Plant Nutrition | Agronomy | Biofortification | Crop Science |

99 75 0.758 204 203 0.995 41790 20564 0.492
12 246 261 6557
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Science |

99 80 0.808 477 429 0.899 36770 24793 0.674
13 249 264 6571
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant biochemistry | mitochondria | respiration | metabolism | proteomics |

99 60 0.606 265 223 0.842 36137 14332 0.397
6 74 518 6580
Japan Nagoya University Nagoya University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science | Phytohormones | Nitrogen Nutrition |

99 75 0.758 245 223 0.910 35813 18961 0.529
27 3281 3551 6596
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Sustainable agriculture |

99 67 0.677 273 178 0.652 34776 14298 0.411
2 277 2207 6775
Germany Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Biology |

98 65 0.663 152 151 0.993 40595 14460 0.356
14 124 2224 6826
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology | Disease resistance | plant and fungal genomes |

98 56 0.571 207 201 0.971 36612 15464 0.422
30 3406 3690 6847
United States University of Florida University of Florida Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Biogeochemistry | Soil Science | Wetlands and Aquatic Systems |

98 42 0.429 340 197 0.579 35332 9281 0.263
19 282 2231 6854
Germany Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Cell Biology |

98 49 0.500 190 182 0.958 34811 9442 0.271
6 338 2257 6912
Italy Università degli Studi di Verona Università degli Studi di Verona Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology |

98 54 0.551 183 181 0.989 26030 8503 0.327
24 188 2274 6962
Netherlands Utrecht University Utrecht University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Microbiome | Phytopathology | Plant-Microbe Interactions | Arabidopsis |

97 80 0.825 153 152 0.993 54705 27642 0.505
23 3483 3776 7014
United States University of California Santa Barbara University of California Santa Barbara Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil science | ecology | arctic science | microbial ecology |

97 72 0.742 186 162 0.871 41695 20304 0.487
23 3494 3788 7040
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biochemistry | Plant Biology | Plant Physiology | Photosynthesis | Isoprene |

97 51 0.526 222 179 0.806 38979 11754 0.302
16 130 2339 7126
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

epigenetics | apomixis | plant science | development | reproduction |

97 55 0.567 192 192 1.000 32366 12046 0.372
10 346 2340 7132
Italy Università degli Studi di Torino Università degli Studi di Torino Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Biology of Plant-Microorganism Interactions |

97 58 0.598 217 215 0.991 31681 12227 0.386
31 3549 3853 7172
United States University of Florida University of Florida Agriculture & Forestry / Horticulture

tomato breeding | horticulture |

96 60 0.625 539 291 0.540 74598 26115 0.350
15 299 2375 7252
Germany Technische Universität München Technische Universität München Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil organic matter |

96 65 0.677 235 232 0.987 43660 22174 0.508
11 45 578 7334
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University of Jerusalem Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant genetics | Plant breeding | Genomics |

96 54 0.563 166 130 0.783 36380 11800 0.324
2 3660 3971 7385
United States University of Idaho University of Idaho Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

forest ecology | biogeochemical cycling | climate change | sustainable natural resources management |

96 45 0.469 229 145 0.633 33046 8308 0.251
1 284 299 7554
Australia University of the Sunshine Coast University of the Sunshine Coast Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

forest dynamics | succession | forest regeneration | tropical biology | forest ecology |

95 74 0.779 209 187 0.895 39620 20668 0.522
2 3733 4047 7570
United States International Food Policy Research Institute International Food Policy Research Institute Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

agriculture |

95 75 0.789 273 195 0.714 38684 24117 0.623
13 210 2496 7585
Netherlands Wageningen University & Research Centre Wageningen University & Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

functional traits | ecology | community assembly | species coexistence | secondary forests |

95 79 0.832 175 174 0.994 37417 24561 0.656
32 3745 4061 7604
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

innate immunity | stress tolerance | science and society | food | farming and genetics |

95 63 0.663 216 176 0.815 36447 14571 0.400

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8 698 2513 7651
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant and crop science |

95 51 0.537 146 146 1.000 33550 9591 0.286
8 131 2540 7736
Spain Spanish National Research Council Spanish National Research Council Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Soil science | Soil organic matter | Organic Waste |

95 53 0.558 237 186 0.785 24221 9691 0.400
27 3850 4177 7814
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Collections | Systematics | Taxonomy | Lichens | Biodiversity |

94 55 0.585 858 377 0.439 48284 16808 0.348
28 3874 4202 7850
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Agricultural Economics

agricultural economics | food policy | development economics | food security | value chains |

94 65 0.691 288 168 0.583 42185 16184 0.384
4 300 315 7855
Australia James Cook University James Cook University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Biogeochemistry | Plant Physiology | Soil Science |

94 59 0.628 213 158 0.742 41700 16147 0.387
104 3912 4244 7933
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Soil Microbial Ecology |

94 60 0.638 162 135 0.833 35088 13778 0.393
29 3930 4262 7966
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant lipid biosynthesis |

94 55 0.585 220 137 0.623 33456 10560 0.316
23 3937 4270 7981
United States University of Arizona University of Arizona Agriculture & Forestry / Entomology & Pesticides

sustainable ag | insect resistance to GM crops |

94 49 0.521 299 188 0.629 32664 9802 0.300
5 135 2647 8056
Spain Universitat de València Universitat de València Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Physical Geography | Soil Erosion | Soil Science | Geomorphology | Hydrology |

94 75 0.798 287 280 0.976 28339 19538 0.689
9 4049 4386 8212
United States Colorado State University Colorado State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Ecology | Ecosystem Ecology |

93 61 0.656 255 191 0.749 39107 15894 0.406