Peer Review Process
Agroland: The Agricultural Sciences Journal (Agroland: The Agr. Sci. J.) will publish the only paper strictly following Agroland International guidelines and manuscript preparation. Those papers are read by editorial members (upon field of specialisation) and will be screened by Associate Editor to meet necessary criteria of Agroland International publication. Manuscripts will be sent to two peer-reviewers based on their historical experience in reviewing manuscript or based on their field of specialivation. Agroland International has reviewing forms in order to keep same items reviewed by two reviewers. Then editorial board will make a decision upon the reviewers comments or advice. Reviewers will give their assessment on originality, clarity of presentation, contribution to the field/science, Agroland International has three kind of decisions:
- Accepted, as it is;
- Accepted by Minor Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time);
- Accepted by Major Revisions (let authors revised with stipulated time);
- Rejected (generally, on grounds of outside of scope and aim, major technical description problems, lack of clarity of presentation).
However, Agroland International editorial board will suggest to author submit their manuscript to another journal if those manuscripts (based on experience of editorial board) are more suitable in other specific journal.
Before publishing, it is required to obtain written confirmation from authors in order to acquire copyrights for papers published in the journal. Authors must sign the Transfer Copy Right form as follows: The undersigned hereby transfer any and all rights in and to the paper including without limitation all copyrights to Agroland: The Agricultural Sciences Journal. The undersigned hereby represents and warrants that the paper is original and that he/she is the author of the paper, except for material that is clearly identified as to its original source, with permission notices from the copyright owners where required. The undersigned represents that he/she has the power and authority to make and execute this assignment. This agreement is to be signed by at least one of the authors who have obtained the assent of the co-author(s) where applicable.