Data Practices in the Crop Sciences: A Review of Selected Faculty Publications

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This bibliographic study gathered information about the data practices of crop scientists from their publications. Two recent articles were reviewed from each faculty member in the Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. The goals of this study were to learn the common data types used in crop sciences research, to describe data reuse and sharing practices in the literature, and to highlight resources for acquiring and sharing data, especially repositories with an agricultural emphasis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)308-325
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Agricultural and Food Information
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2012


  • crop sciences
  • crop scientists
  • data curation
  • data practices
  • data reuse
  • data sharing
  • faculty publications

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Science
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Information Systems and Management


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