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Apple Academic Press, Inc., is seeking authors and editors for book proposals in many fields. We would be more than pleased to enrich our publications list with the highest quality of authorship for the most advanced levels in the field from forward-looking scientists and research leaders. Let us put our dedication and experience to work for you and for your book.

Why Publish with Us?
Our authors and editors are leaders and experts in their fields of research. We are always looking for up-and-coming authors and editors.

We provide our authors and editors with many advantages, including:
  • A worldwide distribution network that targets scholastic, academic, professional, and libraries communities
  • Excellent quality production services for print and electronic products
  • Effective marketing campaigns that reach your audience
  • A well-organized web presence and strong online marketing methods
  • Many opportunities to showcase your work at professional conferences and trade shows
  • Personal attention throughout the publishing process, from your initial book proposal to pre- and post-publication marketing and sales
  • Competive compensation to you for your book, including royalties and complimentary copies
Quality Production Services
Our experienced book editors and designers will work with you to transform your manuscript from first draft to a professional quality book. Our titles are published with well-designed cover art and with quality printing. Your book will be available in a professionally printed hardbound edition as well as in digital format.

Worldwide Distribution & Sales
Apple Academic Press has partnered with CRC Press, a Taylor & Francis group, for worldwide marketing and distribution. Recognized as a pioneer in scientific publishing, CRC Press maintains a reputation that is as extraordinary in its depth and quality as it is global in its impact. The professional sales staff reaches around the globe, making use of market retailers, book clubs, resellers, bookstores, the Internet, and other avenues.

Effective Marketing
Apple Academic Press is an independent company, with its own marketing resources. Combined with the marketing might of Taylor & Francis and the personal attention you’ll receive from our own marketing staff, your book will get the best of both worlds. Our marketing teams employs a broad range of strategies, including direct mail, e-marketing, telesales, and conferences.

Author Compensation
As a published author with us, you will receive several complimentary copies of your book. You can also purchase additional copies for sale or signing purposes.We also offer competitive royalty compensation.

SENIOR EDITOR IN CHIEF, Biomedical Engineering and Agricultural Science:
Megh R. Goyal, PhD, PE


Megh R. Goyal, PhD, PE, is a Retired Professor in Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering from the General Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at University of Puerto Rico–Mayaguez Campus; and Senior Acquisitions Editor and Senior Technical EditorinChief in Agriculture and Biomedical Engineering for Apple Academic Press Inc. He has worked as a Soil Conservation Inspector and as a Research Assistant at Haryana Agricultural University and Ohio State University. He was the first agricultural engineer to receive the professional license in Agricultural Engineering in 1986 from the College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico. On September 16, 2005, he was proclaimed as “Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico for the twentieth century” by the ASABE, Puerto Rico Section, for his pioneering work on micro irrigation, evapotranspiration, agroclimatology, and soil and water engineering. During his professional career of 45 years, he has received many prestigious awards. A prolific author and editor, he has written more than 200 journal articles and textbooks and has edited over 25 books. He received his BSc degree in engineering from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India; his MSc and PhD degrees from Ohio State University, Columbus; and his Master of Divinity degree from Puerto Rico Evangelical Seminary, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, USA.


Hospitality & Tourism Management:
Mahmood A. Khan, PhD


Dr. Mahmood A. Khan is a professor of hospitality and tourism management at the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in Falls Church, Virginia. He founded the university’s hospitality and tourism management program in 1988. He has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Albright College (Reading, Pennsylvania), and Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Khan received his PhD from Louisiana State University. He has received many awards and honors for his work and was also given the key to the city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by the Mayor-President. He has served as an advisory board member for many programs and has served as a consultant to several university and college programs and many prominent restaurants, hotels, and other foodservice and hospitality businesses. In addition to having authored several books, Dr. Khan has been editor-in-chief of several journals, has written articles and book chapters, and has presented at many international conferences.

Horticultural Science:
Md. Wasim Siddiqui, PhD


Dr. Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui is an Assistant Professor and Scientist in the Department of Food Science and Post-Harvest Technology at Bihar Agricultural University in Sabour, India, and is the author or co-author of 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, 18 book chapters, and 18 conference papers. He has three edited and one authored books to his credit, published by CRC Press, USA; Springer, USA; and Apple Academic Press, USA. Recently, Dr. Siddiqui has established an international peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Postharvest Technology. He has been honored to accept the position of Editor-in-Chief of a book series entitled Postharvest Biology and Technology, being published by Apple Academic Press. Dr. Siddiqui is also an Acquisitions Editor for Horticultural Science for AAP. He is editorial board member of several journals.

Recently, Dr. Siddiqui has received the Achiever Award 2014 for outstanding research work by the Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Nauni, Himachal Pradesh, India, where he is also an Honorary Board Member. He has been an active member of the organizing committees of several national and international seminars, conferences, and summits.

Dr. Siddiqui acquired a BSc (Agriculture) degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, India, and received MSc. (Horticulture) and PhD (Horticulture) degrees from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, India, with specialization in postharvest technology. He was awarded a Maulana Azad National Fellowship Award from the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India. He is a member of the Core Research Group at Bihar Agricultural University (BAU), where he helps with providing appropriate direction and assisting with prioritizing the research. He has received several grants from various funding agencies to carry out his research projects. Dr. Siddiqui has been associated with postharvest technology and processing aspects of horticultural crops, and he is dynamically involved in teaching (graduate and doctorate students) and research. He has proved himself as an active scientist in the area of postharvest technology.

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