Focus and Scope

Crop production: grains; legumes; fruits; vegetables; flowers; cotton

  • Crop protection
  • Crop breeding and genetics
  • Crop nutrition, irrigation
  • Crop physiology
  • Pests and diseases, weeds, invasive species
  • Precision agriculture
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Conservation agriculture
  • Organic agriculture
  • Ecological agriculture

Animal production: livestock and poultry

  • Animal breeding
  • Animal nutrition

Soil and water

  • Soil physics
  • Soil chemistry
  • Soil microbiology
  • Soil and water quality
  • Irrigation and water use efficiency

Impacts of environmental factors

  • Environmental influences on production and products
  • Impact of changing environments

Rural management and agricultural development

  • Trade
  • Livelihoods
  • Rural communities and aid

Agricultural technology

  • Machinery
  • Remote sensing
  • Geographical Information Systems

Agricultural product health and safety

  • Post-harvest
  • Animal and plant inspection
  • Product freshness

Peer Review Process  

This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process.

Publication Frequency 

2021, quarterly, published in March, June, September and December

2020, semi-yearly, published in June and December

2019, annual, published in December

Article Processing Charge

If the paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay Article Processing Charges (APC), 200USD/article. 

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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.