Life Science and Sustainable Development is an Open Access Journal  owned by Lovrin Agricultural Research and Development Station, which offers support for quick publication of original and review articles in extenso and summary.

Our Journal, Life Science and Sustainable Development includes original papers (abstract and full text) and reviews on Agriculture in general from all around the world.

Abbreviation: LSSD

ISSN 2734 - 5068

ISSN-L 2734 - 5068

Country of Publication: Romania

Publisher: Lovrin, Romania

Language: English

Number of issues/year: 2

Papers will be published in the Life Science and Sustainable Development in electronic format.

 Aims and Scope

The theme of the works approached and published in the journal is intended to contribute to the improvement and diversification of specific research activities in the field of agriculture, technology transfer to agricultural production units and specialists in this field, including the academic environment.


The content of scientific papers ensures the promotion of research results in the areas of:

  • Crop breeding and genetics
  • Farming and cropping systems
  • Biology and genetics applied to agronomy
  • Biotechnology for farming and the use of plants, plant breeding
  • Precision agriculture
  • Crop-livestock interactions
  • Crop and soil interactions
  • Soil heath and plant nutrition for sustainable agriculture
  • Organic farming
  • Horticultural crops
  • Sustainable development of agronomy
  • Grassland and pasture improvement and agronomy
  • Pathogens
  • Zoology


All papers must be written according to the Microsoft Word template which can be found here: Microsoft Word template - Formatting rules (.doc)

This document can be used as a template that can be worked on directly by replacing the corresponding paragraphs.

We shall not take into consideration papers that do not comply with the word processing rules and the structure on the following chapters: Abstract, Introduction, Material And Methods, Results and Discussions, Conclusions, Bibliography.

Papers will be uploaded as described in Author Guidelines.

The responsibility for the content and originality of the works, as well as for the ethics of conducting the research rests exclusively with the authors.


The Journal is indexed, abstracted or full text reproduced in following databases and libraries: Crossref; CABI; Google Scholar.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Open access policy
LSSD is an open access journal. Our journal does not charge publication fees for readers or
institutions to which they belong in order to access articles. All published articles are freely
available to be searched, read, downloaded, copied, distributed, printed and shared.
The LSSD Journal does not currently receive any revenue from the sale of subscriptions, for
online viewing or printed articles, covering editorial and article processing costs is made from
A.R.D.S. Lovrin's own funds.
Currently, the journal does not charge any fees for registering and processing articles.
No special permission is required to reuse all or part of article published by LSSD Journal,
including figures and tables. For articles published under an open access Creative Common CC
BY license, any part of the article may be reused without permission provided that the original
article is clearly cited. Reuse of an article does not imply endorsement by the authors or LSSD
Meaning of Open Access
In accordance with major definitions of open access in scientific literature (namely the Budapest,
Berlin, and Bethesda declarations), MDPI defines open access by the following conditions:

  • peer-reviewed literature is freely available without subscription or price barriers,
  • literature is immediately released in open access format (no embargo period), and
  • published material can be re-used without obtaining permission as long as a correct
    citation to the original publication is given.


Banat’s University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine “King Michael I of Romania” from Timisoara

Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences ”Gheorghe Ionescu Șișești” Bucharest, Romania