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 

2024, semi-annual, published in June and December

2023, semi-annual, published in June and December

2022, semi-annual, published in June and December

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

2020, semi-annual, published in June and December

2019, annual, published in December

Article Processing Charge

To cover the costs of the academic publisher for ensuring the normal operation, we charge an Article Processing Charges (APC). If your paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Processing Charges (APC) 200.00USD/article.

Book Review, Study Protocol, Case Study,  Short Communication, Short Research Report (Within 2000 Words): 100.00(USD)

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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.

Journal Metrics

h-index (December 2020): 3

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar.

h-index is the largest number h such that h publications have at least h citations.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations

i10-index (December 2020): 0

i10-index is the number of publications with at least 10 citations.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations

h5-index (December 2020): N/A

h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2015-2019 have at least h citations each.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations

h5-median (December 2020): N/A

h5-median for a publication is the median number of citations for the articles that make up its h5-index.

The data was calculated based on Google Scholar Citations