World Scientist and University Rankings 2023

World Scientist and University Agriculture & Forestry Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 157 countries, 3514 universities/institutions, and 25.856 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 5 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 5 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 5 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution 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 4 213 526
Belgium Ghent University Ghent University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biotechnology/Molecular Genetics/Science Outreach |

183 69 0.377 715 320 0.448 114573 20366 0.178
7 268 290 625
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 6 308 755
Belgium Ghent University Ghent University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Planten biologie |

169 85 0.503 522 380 0.728 95613 28872 0.302
5 391 420 874
United States Rockefeller University Rockefeller University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology |

163 70 0.429 471 260 0.552 83910 17842 0.213
1 1 65 900
Saudi Arabia King Abdullah University of Science & Technology King Abdullah University of Science & Technology Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Marine Eology |

161 114 0.708 870 737 0.847 121660 67840 0.558
3 38 553 1127
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Fisheries | marine ecosystems | conservation biology |

152 101 0.664 698 439 0.629 130362 51995 0.399
1 102 475 1296
United Kingdom The Sainsbury Laboratory The Sainsbury Laboratory Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant disease and immunity |

146 88 0.603 373 266 0.713 119108 41941 0.352
1 635 682 1348
United States University of North Texas University of North Texas Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant biology |

145 82 0.566 472 313 0.663 93009 27742 0.298
7 772 826 1620
United States Salk Institute Salk Institute Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant growth |

139 90 0.647 286 241 0.843 75327 23147 0.307
3 35 684 1963
Switzerland Universität Basel Universität Basel Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant ecology | ecophysiology | alpine plant ecology | treeline |

133 82 0.617 436 312 0.716 67931 25955 0.382
1 992 1056 2024
United States University of Georgia University of Georgia Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

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

132 75 0.568 407 329 0.808 76770 30238 0.394
7 172 707 2041
United Kingdom University of Manchester University of Manchester Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

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

132 93 0.705 306 275 0.899 69479 37944 0.546
13 1110 1183 2235
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology | Plant-Microbe Interactions |

129 84 0.651 239 203 0.849 92971 36681 0.395
1 1179 1257 2363
United States University of Arkansas Fayetteville University of Arkansas Fayetteville Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

128 66 0.516 390 263 0.674 61215 18145 0.296
1 44 173 2438
China Nanjing Agricultural University Nanjing Agricultural University Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Soil Science | Plant nutrition | Environmental Science |

127 91 0.717 331 312 0.943 55543 27875 0.502
6 40 846 2488
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

sustainable agriculture |

126 95 0.754 356 325 0.913 69575 38642 0.555
1 49 189 2617
China Northwest A & F University Northwest A & F University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Phycology | Aquatic ecology | environmental science | soil science |

124 97 0.782 1562 1294 0.828 103370 68388 0.662
24 223 906 2658
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

RNA silencing | disease resistance | gene expression |

124 68 0.548 249 172 0.691 65102 15728 0.242
4 65 941 2765
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 |

123 71 0.577 477 381 0.799 55788 20879 0.374
5 241 959 2828
United Kingdom University of Dundee University of Dundee Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

122 71 0.582 536 302 0.563 63331 22117 0.349
1 31 203 2844
Japan Chiba University Chiba University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

122 81 0.664 597 431 0.722 57674 25843 0.448
5 1539 1649 3089
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 0.782 342 311 0.909 92509 55053 0.595
16 1555 1667 3115
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 0.664 430 299 0.695 65386 30394 0.465
10 1619 1742 3243
United States University of Illinois Urbana Champaign University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science |

118 73 0.619 322 239 0.742 62635 24735 0.395
2 124 1764 3279
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 |

118 75 0.636 441 297 0.673 52285 26941 0.515
1 1669 1796 3339
United States Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant science | RNA biology | small RNA |

117 66 0.564 176 146 0.830 70014 19027 0.272
7 54 1116 3354
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plants | Ecology | Evolution | Biogeography | Biodiversity |

117 76 0.650 392 318 0.811 62862 28522 0.454
1 130 1141 3424
Germany Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Crop yield | transporters | sensors | signaling |

117 70 0.598 252 196 0.778 40321 15519 0.385
2 1728 1858 3456
United States Carnegie Institution for Science  Carnegie Institution for Science  Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant physiology | photosynthesis | biosphere-atmosphere interactions |

116 71 0.612 317 208 0.656 69508 23634 0.340
11 123 129 3516
Australia University of Sydney University of Sydney Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil science |

116 81 0.698 433 313 0.723 54041 27452 0.508
6 313 1190 3596
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

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

115 91 0.791 338 287 0.849 70325 38166 0.543
1 7 17 3610
South Africa University of Pretoria University of Pretoria Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

forest protection | mycology | entomology | biotechnology |

115 74 0.643 964 663 0.688 65097 32149 0.494
7 1827 1961 3640
United States Cornell University Cornell University Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

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

115 71 0.617 257 202 0.786 56037 18314 0.327
16 135 1968 3652
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Agriculture & Forestry / Animal Science

Animal Physiology | Environmental Toxicology | Comparative Physiology |

115 49 0.426 711 478 0.672 53138 14957 0.281
21 1901 2041 3785
United States Johns Hopkins University Johns Hopkins University Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Aquaporins | Malaria | Human Rights | Science Diplomacy |

114 52 0.456 221 149 0.674 52551 9735 0.185
2 151 1255 3791
Germany Freie Universität Berlin Freie Universität Berlin Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

114 93 0.816 345 317 0.919 51269 35087 0.684
3 1947 2090 3873
United States University of New Hampshire University of New Hampshire Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

Forest and agricultural ecosystems |

113 53 0.469 201 133 0.662 64880 13759 0.212
1 5 1290 3903
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 |

113 80 0.708 386 352 0.912 55012 32594 0.592
4 345 1296 3930
United Kingdom University of Nottingham University of Nottingham Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science | Systems Biology |

113 81 0.717 356 271 0.761 48357 21113 0.437
1 75 293 3940
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 46233 19482 0.421

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7 149 2180 4042
Canada Carleton University Carleton University Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

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

112 85 0.759 757 675 0.892 52825 35007 0.663
2 2120 2278 4228
United States University of Delaware University of Delaware Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Biogeochemistry |

111 69 0.622 365 295 0.808 50456 19365 0.384
2 49 314 4240
Japan Okayama University Okayama University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Mineral Nutrition | Transporter | Mineral Stress |

111 86 0.775 289 262 0.907 48771 26838 0.550
2 90 321 4270
China Nanjing Agricultural University Nanjing Agricultural University Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Bio-organic fertilizers and soil microbiology |

111 90 0.811 580 519 0.895 42116 32669 0.776
4 2227 2393 4443
United States Oregon State University Oregon State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant ecophysiology |

110 61 0.555 267 207 0.775 32332 11667 0.361
1 168 2433 4509
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 69 0.633 703 528 0.751 52598 25994 0.494
9 81 1502 4603
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant physiology | membrane transport |

109 70 0.642 236 187 0.792 35704 15544 0.435
19 169 178 4722
Australia University of Queensland University of Queensland Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

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

108 83 0.769 309 291 0.942 47864 27479 0.574
17 2394 2576 4769
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Wheat | Genetics | Development Disease resistance |

108 71 0.657 254 202 0.795 41279 17789 0.431
8 179 188 4865
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

107 72 0.673 486 358 0.737 53813 24549 0.456
4 180 189 4893
Australia University of Newcastle University of Newcastle Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Soil Science |

107 92 0.860 445 375 0.843 49010 33790 0.689
21 90 1619 4936
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant systems biology | biotechnology |

107 57 0.533 279 190 0.681 44037 12991 0.295
1 213 1676 5107
Germany Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

plant biology |

106 58 0.547 262 161 0.615 44732 10821 0.242
16 37 1680 5119
Belgium Ghent University Ghent University Agriculture & Forestry / Agricultural Economics

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

106 85 0.802 311 259 0.833 43444 25031 0.576
3 2672 2876 5366
United States US Department of Agriculture US Department of Agriculture Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Water Resources | Water Quality | Watershed Modeling |

104 72 0.692 312 252 0.808 76142 36272 0.476

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4 2685 2890 5392
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 0.663 274 206 0.752 56007 24059 0.430
1 483 1805 5474
United Kingdom University of Stirling University of Stirling Agriculture & Forestry / Fisheries

Fish nutrition |

104 67 0.644 337 290 0.861 41708 18161 0.435
23 2795 3016 5618
United States University of Florida University of Florida Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Crop Modeling | Agricultural Systems Analysis |

103 61 0.592 446 232 0.520 45167 19569 0.433
25 227 3061 5704
Canada University of British Columbia University of British Columbia Agriculture & Forestry / Animal Science

Animal Welfare | Applied Animal Behaviour | Dairy |

103 76 0.738 351 292 0.832 34213 18610 0.544
4 237 1881 5711
Germany Universität Würzburg Universität Würzburg Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

103 64 0.621 300 241 0.803 33770 14573 0.432
2 2848 3075 5730
United States HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant genomics | Bioinformatics | Genomics | Genome biology |

102 92 0.902 230 218 0.948 103040 44175 0.429
5 2888 3119 5836
United States Colorado State University Colorado State University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Natural Resource Ecology |

102 46 0.451 256 144 0.563 46753 12546 0.268
20 218 232 5921
Australia University of Melbourne University of Melbourne Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

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

102 52 0.510 232 144 0.621 37866 9511 0.251
10 221 235 5948
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil science | plant science | agriculture | environmental science |

102 66 0.647 432 346 0.801 35853 17517 0.489
1 20 84 6138
Mexico CGIAR: Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research CGIAR: Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

crops |

101 80 0.792 279 247 0.885 38492 22763 0.591
12 3132 3391 6320
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 65 0.650 416 317 0.762 42631 19294 0.453
11 236 251 6372
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Science |

100 81 0.810 487 438 0.899 37573 25572 0.681
26 3183 3446 6417
United States University of California Davis University of California Davis Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Sustainable agriculture |

100 67 0.670 274 180 0.657 35070 14553 0.415
10 170 2147 6564
Netherlands Wageningen University & Research Centre Wageningen University & Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

99 68 0.687 517 392 0.758 43122 20622 0.478
1 36 2152 6575
Türkiye Sabancı University Sabancı University Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

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

99 75 0.758 223 204 0.915 42122 20849 0.495
2 271 2156 6588
Germany Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Max-Planck-Institut für Pflanzenzüchtungsforschung Agriculture & Forestry / Crop Sciences

Biology |

99 65 0.657 185 153 0.827 40825 14672 0.359
14 122 2171 6637
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology | Disease resistance | plant and fungal genomes |

99 58 0.586 264 207 0.784 36866 15705 0.426
13 253 268 6648
Australia University of Western Australia University of Western Australia Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

plant biochemistry | mitochondria | respiration | metabolism | proteomics |

99 61 0.616 265 224 0.845 36374 14585 0.401
7 76 523 6655
Japan Nagoya University Nagoya University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Science | Phytohormones | Nitrogen Nutrition |

99 76 0.768 247 225 0.911 36160 19294 0.534
30 3307 3580 6667
United States University of Florida University of Florida Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Biogeochemistry | Soil Science | Wetlands and Aquatic Systems |

99 43 0.434 340 197 0.579 35458 9398 0.265
24 179 2218 6775
Netherlands Utrecht University Utrecht University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

98 82 0.837 182 154 0.846 55183 28070 0.509
19 288 2265 6927
Germany Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Cell Biology |

98 49 0.500 386 191 0.495 34980 9576 0.274
9 340 2279 6966
Italy Università degli Studi di Torino Università degli Studi di Torino Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Biology of Plant-Microorganism Interactions |

98 59 0.602 343 219 0.638 31848 12370 0.388
6 341 2284 6982
Italy Università degli Studi di Verona Università degli Studi di Verona Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Biology |

98 55 0.561 254 184 0.724 26188 8621 0.329
23 3513 3807 7085
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 73 0.753 187 163 0.872 42040 20610 0.490
24 3530 3824 7118
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

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

97 51 0.526 223 180 0.807 39177 11941 0.305
16 132 2366 7219
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

epigenetics | apomixis | plant science | development | reproduction |

97 56 0.577 231 194 0.840 32558 12238 0.376
31 3594 3902 7273
United States University of Florida University of Florida Agriculture & Forestry / Horticulture

tomato breeding | horticulture |

96 61 0.635 542 293 0.541 75113 26559 0.354
15 303 2402 7351
Germany Technische Universität München Technische Universität München Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

soil organic matter |

96 66 0.688 321 240 0.748 44048 22504 0.511
1 280 295 7374
Australia University of the Sunshine Coast University of the Sunshine Coast Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

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

96 74 0.771 211 189 0.896 40075 21084 0.526
13 201 2423 7409
Netherlands Wageningen University & Research Centre Wageningen University & Research Centre Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

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

96 80 0.833 193 177 0.917 37891 25002 0.660
31 3665 3978 7423
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 |

96 63 0.656 218 177 0.812 36678 14796 0.403
12 46 595 7426
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hebrew University of Jerusalem Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant genetics | Plant breeding | Genomics |

96 55 0.573 167 131 0.784 36589 11977 0.327
8 678 2437 7462
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant and crop science |

96 52 0.542 237 148 0.624 33690 9716 0.288
2 3692 4008 7475
United States University of Idaho University of Idaho Agriculture & Forestry / Forestry

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

96 45 0.469 229 146 0.638 33210 8407 0.253

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27 3744 4062 7595
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant Collections | Systematics | Taxonomy | Lichens | Biodiversity |

95 57 0.600 866 392 0.453 48899 17333 0.354
2 3771 4090 7657
United States International Food Policy Research Institute International Food Policy Research Institute Agriculture & Forestry / Agriculture

agriculture |

95 76 0.800 273 195 0.714 39105 24494 0.626
104 3796 4119 7715
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

Soil Microbial Ecology |

95 61 0.642 166 139 0.837 35366 14027 0.397
22 3818 4143 7761
United States University of Arizona University of Arizona Agriculture & Forestry / Entomology & Pesticides

sustainable ag | insect resistance to GM crops |

95 49 0.516 301 189 0.628 32963 9982 0.303
5 127 2565 7821
Spain Universitat de València Universitat de València Agriculture & Forestry / Soil Sciences and Plant Nutrition

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

95 75 0.789 339 290 0.855 28743 19919 0.693
8 132 2574 7836
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
28 3911 4241 7941
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 42439 16404 0.387
4 303 318 7945
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 41938 16340 0.390
1 15 319 7958
New Zealand Lincoln University Canterbury Lincoln University Canterbury Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Ecology |

94 69 0.734 230 207 0.900 40302 23161 0.575
29 3966 4299 8056
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Agriculture & Forestry / Plant Science

Plant lipid biosynthesis |

94 56 0.596 220 137 0.623 33600 10687 0.318