International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry

International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry provides a multi-disciplinary and international platform in which researchers can present their work on all aspects of agricultural and forest to other researchers, policy makers and professionals. The journal welcomes primary research papers, reviews and short communications on Agriculture and Forestry research.

Igor Loskutov

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry

Professor, Vavilov Institute Of Plant Industry, St-Petersburg State University, Russia

Research Areas

Botany, Plant Breeding


2003DoctorN.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry
1985Ph.DN.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry
1978MasterPetersburg State University


2001-presentHead of Department of genetic resources of oat, rye, barley, curator of oat collection, the N.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry
2001-presentProfessor of Faculty of Biology and Soil Science, St.-Petersburg State University


Member, Avena Working Group of European Cooperative Program for Genetic Resources since 1993; Member, International Oat Committee since 1997; Member, Russian Botanical Society since 2000; Chair of AEGIS Avena Group since 2004
Member of Editorial Board of Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution since 2008
Member of GIGA Group of Bioversity International since 2008
Reviewer of journals: "Russian Journal of Genetics" from 2008, "BMC Evolution Biology" from 2009 and "Weed research" from 2011

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Loskutov I.G. 1998. The collection of wild species of CIS as a source of diversity in agricultural traits. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, v. 45, 4, 291-295.
[2]  Loskutov I.G. 1999. N.I.Vavilov and his Institute. History of the world collection of plant genetic resources in Russia. IPGRI, Rome, 189 pp.
[3]  Loskutov I.G. 2001. Influence of vernalization and photoperiod to the vegetation period of wild species of oats (Avena spp.). Euphityca, v.117, №2, 125-131.
[4]  Loskutov I.G. 2001. Interspecific crosses in Avena L. genera. Russian Journal of Genetics, v.37, № 5, 467-475.
[5]  LoskutovI.G. 2007. Oat (Avena L.). Distribution, taxonomy, evolution and breeding value. S-Pb. VIR. 336 pp. (Rus.).
[6]  Loskutov I.G. 2008. On evolutionary pathway of Avena species. Genetic resources and crop evolution. v. 55, № 2, p. 211-220.
[7]  Loskutov I.G. 2009. The history of the world collection of plant genetic resources in Russia. S-Pb. VIR. 290 pp. (Rus.).
[8]  Loskutov I.G. 2009. Activities VIR associated with plant genetic resources in the 1930s and 1940s. Michitani Co.Ltd., Tokio. 94 pp. (Japaneese).
[9]  Loskutov I.G., Rines H.W. 2011. AVENA L. In: Kole C. (ed.) Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic & Breeding Resources. Vol. 1. Cereals. Springer, Heidelberg, Berlin, New York. 2011. p. 109-184.