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Call for Paper: [Fermentation] Special issue "Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Food Production"

The deadline for manuscript submission is 31 December 2020

The Special Issue “Microbial Technologies for Sustainable Food Production: Bio-Based Eco-Friendly Solutions” in the Open Access Journal Fermentation (ISSN 2311-5637,, Indexed in ESCI and Scopus) is now open for submissions. 

Guest-editors of this project are Dr Tiziana Nardi from CREA Viticulture and Enology (Italy) and Dr. Giacomo Zara from University of Sassari (Italy). Guest-editors would like to invite contributions such as research articles or review papers.

The deadline for manuscript submission is 31 December 2020. This is the Special Issue website:


The main topics are (not limited to) the following potential application of microorganisms:

(i) improve bio-fertilization, bio-protection and bio-control strategies from raw-material to food storage;

(ii) limit the use of chemical additives used as preservatives against microbial spoilage during food production;

(iii) allow a better energy management in fermentations;

(iv) protect microbial biodiversity throughout the processes;

(v) exploit and characterize beneficial microbiomes for fermented local-foods production;

(vi) reduce the environmental impact of agri-food by-products through their valorization or stabilization for reuse (e.g. composting, microbial wastewater treatment, production of added-value molecules)

Fermentation is an Open access (unlimited and free access to readers) journal, indexed by the ESCI and Scopus.

Please feel free to contact the Guest-editors through the Special-Issue website if you need any further information.

Published on 06/30/2020
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