Introduction: The CROP RESEARCH (CR) is a scholarly journal owned by the "Agricultural Research Information Centre (ARIC)", Hisar, India. On behalf of ARIC, this journal is published by the Gaurav Publications (Regd.), Hisar, India. It publishes peer reviewed original research and review articles related to Agronomy, Crop Science and Soil Science. It also focuses on crop disease and protection. Articles demonstrating new methods and technologies are welcomed. It provides a valuable platform for researchers, scientists, students and experts to share innovative research. CR is led by eminent Editors and Reviewers who thoroughly review all submissions.
Publication of Regular Issues: The CR is subscription based and regularly published online and print versions. The articles are published in partial open-access format, which means that the abstracts of all published articles are feely available for unlimited access. The PDFs of completely published articles are archived on the website for online purchase. It is published bimonthly and its’ regular three issues are published in the months of March (No. 1 & 2), July (No. 3 & 4) and November (No. 5 & 6).
Publication of Special Issues:
The CR welcomed the proposals for special issues on the topics that fall under the scope of the journal. Special Issues should be organized by experts in the field of interest and attract high quality articles. The interested researchers should submit a proposal to the journal’s editorial office. The proposal should include Title, aims and scope, list of guest editors, including their names, affiliations and brief biography of each guest editor, submission deadline, first round of review and publication date.
All proposals for special issues should be forwarded to the journal’s editorial office (email@example.com) for approval by the Editorial Board members. Once proposal is accepted, a call-for-papers will be posted on the journal’s website. To ensure the success of a Special Issue, a minimum of 15 manuscripts are required for publication.
Guest Editors are required to manage the peer-review process of the submitted manuscripts. Guest Editors will need to read and review manuscripts thoroughly for the selection and recommendation of suitable articles for publication in the Special Issue.
1. NAAS (National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi) Score 2023: 4.41
2.Web of Science additional data base: BIOSIS Previews; Biological Abstracts
3. UGC Approved (included in UGC CARE list)
Article Processing Charges (APCs)
Authors are required to pay APCs for accepted papers @ Rs. 1000/- (Indian authors) and US $ 80/- (Other countries) per printed page of an article. Discount up to 20% in APCs is allowed to needy students. Authors from SAARC countries and other low-income countries as per World Bank list are eligible for maximum 40% discount in APCs.
Archiving: In case the journal is no longer published, the electronic backup of articles will be accessed via Pub Med Central.
Agronomy and Crop Sciences including resources on the agro-technology, breeding and post-harvest management of field crops, horticultural and medicinal plants, plant protection and seed science, plant nutrition, soil science, plant biotechnology, soil management and tillage, weed science, agroforestry, agro-climatology, and agricultural water management. Soil Science covers topics on resources concerning many aspects of the formation, nature, distribution and utilization of soils including soil biology and fertility, soil conservation and tillage research, soil contamination and reclamation, soil biochemistry, soil chemistry.
Web of Science additional data bases: BIOSIS Previews and Biological Abstracts, NAAS, UGC CARE list, Ebsco, CABI, DRJI, Research Gate, Google Scholar, CiteFactor, Scientific Indexing Services (SIS), Indian Citation Index, Journal Guide, LetPub, etc. All articles published in this journal are assigned with Digital Object Identification (DOI) number.