Lincoln University

Lincoln University

- Plant Science and Agronomy Ranking

New Zealand Established: 1878 Scholars: 5
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Plant Science and Agronomy discipline and affiliated with Lincoln University. There are a total of 5 researchers included with 3 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Lincoln University is 221 with a mean value for the h-index of 44.20. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Lincoln University is 643 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 128.60.


Lincoln University

Lincoln University is a public research university in New Zealand known for its dedication to agricultural and environmental studies. Established in 1990, the university was originally called Lincoln College and operated as part of the University of Canterbury. Upon gaining autonomy, Lincoln University became one of New Zealand’s eight public universities. It is also recognized as a leading land-based institution of higher education.

Lincoln University Key Statistics

The university’s educational structure is organized around three research-led faculties. These are the Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce, the Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the Faculty of Environment, Society, and Design. Lincoln University has more than 400 courses that concentrate on agriculture, business, environmental science, tourism, and sports and recreation.

Lincoln University's student population is approximately 3,000, making it one of the smallest universities in the country based on the size of enrollment. The university staff is made up of 600 members, including both academic and non-academic personnel. Its campus sits on a 143-acre land and houses academic buildings, research centers, on-campus accommodations, gyms, and the Student Health Center.

Other Lincoln University key statistics include a three-story library that holds around 110,000 hard copies of books, 140,000 electronic books, approximately 57,000 periodicals, and 245 databases. The university also holds an impressive collection of 280 original artworks. Among these pieces are paintings, sculptures, prints, and ceramics that date as far back as 1639. Furthermore, its Entomology Research Collection has accumulated more than 500,000 insects and arthropod specimens, making it one of the largest insect collections in the country.

Lincoln University Research

The university is nationally classified as a public agricultural research university and its research output receives high marks from the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission. With such a good reputation, it was able to achieve the highest percentage increase in research funding from the Tertiary Education Commission and other donors like the Marsden Fund.

The top fields of Lincoln University research are biology, ecology, and chemistry. Its researchers have participated in major scholarly conferences such as the International Conference on Software Engineering, Global Communications Conference, and the International Conference on Communications.

The most cited Lincoln University research publication is “Habitat management to conserve natural enemies of arthropod pests in agriculture” by Landis et al. It was published in the Annual Review of Entomology in 2000 and has since been cited 3,254 times.

The university’s second most cited publication is “Culture specific and cross-culturally generalizable implicit leadership theories: Are attributes of charismatic/transformational leadership universally endorsed?” This research study by Hartog et al. was published in The Leadership Quarterly journal in 1999 and has 1,884 citations, thus far.

Moreover, the third most cited Lincoln University research publication is “A proposed unified framework for biological invasions” by Blackburn et al. Published in 2011 in the Trends in Ecology and Evolution, this research has been cited 1,816 citations times as of this writing.

The university is home to two stand-alone research centers—the Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit and the Bio-Protection Research Centre. Its other research units include the Centre for Food Research and Innovation and the Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation.
D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
295 World 1 National Steve D. Wratten

Steve D. Wratten

Lincoln University, New Zealand
D-index 60 Citations 10,238 167
352 World 2 National Keith C. Cameron

Keith C. Cameron

Lincoln University, New Zealand
D-index 58 Citations 13,233 185
846 World 10 National Brett Robinson

Brett Robinson

Lincoln University, New Zealand
D-index 43 Citations 9,704 105
1963 World 24 National Hong J. Di

Hong J. Di

Lincoln University, New Zealand
D-index 30 Citations 6,463 100
1966 World 26 National Mitchell Andrews

Mitchell Andrews

Lincoln University, New Zealand
D-index 30 Citations 3,632 86

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

We list only scientists having Microsoft Academic Graph D-Index >= 30 within the area of Plant Science and Agronomy. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.