The editorial policy

The mission of the journal is the creation of conditions for integration of modern advances in agricultural science and agricultural business effective.

The aim of the journal is to contribute to the world scientific community and specialists interested in problems of agriculture, with the latest achievements of science and agricultural practices to ensure sustainable development. The range of articles included problem investigation and solving, analytical and methodological papers, review by subject matter of the journal.

The purpose of the journal is to promote the practical implementation of scientific and agricultural solutions in improving resource efficiency of agriculture.

The editorial Board acts in accordance with the provisions of international standards and codes of publishing ethics (COPE). The editors of ANO MSHR presents the requirements for the implementation of ethical standards for authors and reviewers . publishers. In detail the issue of publication ethics is disclosed on the relevant page.


Submitted manuscripts are evaluated editor-in-chief or Deputy editor for appropriateness for the journal and identify thematic sections (headings) in which it can be published.

The reviews are kept in editorial office for 5 years.

Upon request, the review is sent to the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation.

Feature articles submitted for publication are peer reviewed. The journal adopted an order-blind peer review:

  • the article is sent for review (by e-mail) to the reviewer-a specialist, usually from editorial Board members in charge of this thematic section in the journal with accompanying official letters and “Notes to reviewer”;
  • written review, including the General expert opinion on the relevance and feasibility of it for publication in the journal; specific comments and suggestions for improving the text set out in the opinion and, if necessary, note in the text, is forwarded by the reviewer to the editorial office by e-mail within 3 weeks.
  • the review is sent to e-mail the authors for review;
  • the authors ‘ response to a review and a new version of the article sent to the editor for a final conclusion or continue the discussion in the form of a repeated review;
  • scientific editing of the article takes place after final review with the conclusion on the publication, scientific discussion with the author can be continued in the process of scientific editing;
  • in case of negative conclusion of the reviewer the article and the reviewer are sent to the chief editor for the decision on further review or rejection of the article.

In order to expedite the review and publication of articles, the author along with the article to submit one review of a specialist (doctor, PhD) working in the field of the article, but not working in the same organization with the author. The subsequent review by members of the editorial Board determines the final decision on publication.


The editors will consider for publication only original materials that were not previously published and not under consideration to the editors of other publications.
The copyright of published articles belongs to the journal “international agricultural journal” and author. The Issuer may use any means of communication to spread the articles to the transfer material and transfer the rights to re-publish (to enter into a sublicense agreement). The publication of the article in another publication, completely or partially, is possible only with notification of the editorial Board and provided that all subsequent publications contain reference to the original publication in the journal “international agricultural journal”.


The magazine strictly ensures that the published articles were original and free of plagiarism, so we ask authors to carefully read footnotes, quotations and specify all authors of submitted materials. The editorial Board should be installing that in science, the plagiarism will not be tolerated. In accordance with the editorial policy of the plagiarism in the submitted material makes impossible the publication of this text and other articles of the author in the journal in the future.


Publication in the journal “international agricultural journal” are included in system of calculations of citation indices of authors and of journals. “Citation index” — a numerical measure of the significance of this article and vichyssoise on the basis of subsequent publications that reference this work.

The journal is indexed in the system:

Russian science citation index is a bibliographic and reference pointer, implemented as a database, accumulating information about the publications of Russian authors in Russian and foreign scientific journals. The RSCI project is under development since 2005, the company “Scientific electronic library” ( The number of Russian journals by 2017 indexed in RSCI is 4919 (

Publication ethics and malpractice statement

  1. Publishing Ethics

    Compliance requirements of publication ethics in the preparation and publication of the journal «International Agriculatural Journal» apply to all members of the publishing process, i.e., authors, editors, reviewers, and the publisher of the journal. The editorial board monitors compliance with the ethics requirements based on the manuals prepared by international specialized organizations, associations and publishers, as well as the Association of Science Editors and Publishers. The main standards relied on by the «International Agriculatural Journal» are those developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (Committee on Publication Ethics) in the United Kingdom, by the publisher Elsevier(Netherlands), and other non-Russian editorial associations and information systems, as well as the declaration of "Ethical Principles of Scientific Publications", adopted by ASEP.


    Responsibility of the editors of «International Agriculatural Journal» 

    1. The editors are personally and independently responsible for the content of the materials published and recognize that responsibility. The reliability of the work in question and its scientific significance should always be the basis in the decision to publish.
    2. The editors make fair and objective decisions, regardless of any commercial considerations and provide a fair and efficient process for the independent review.
      3. The editors evaluate manuscripts' intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, origin, nationality, and/or the political preferences of the authors.
      4. The editors do not work with articles for which they have a conflict of interest.
    3. The editors resolve conflict situations arising during the editorial process, as well as use all available means to resolve these situations.
    4. The editors of the journal publish information concerning corrections, rebuttals, and review articles in case the need arises.
    5. The editors of the journal do not publish the final version of the article without the consent of the authors.


    The responsibility of the reviewers of «International Agriculatural Journal» 


    1. The reviewer evaluates his or her own availability before the examination of the manuscript and accepts materials for review only if the reviewer is able to allow for sufficient time as to ensure the quality his or her work.
      2. The reviewer notifies the editorial staff of any conflict of interest (if one exists) before the start of the review of the article.
      3. The reviewer does not send information about the article and or any of the data contained within the article to any third party.
      4. The reviewer does not use the information obtained from the article for any personal and or commercial purposes.
      5. The reviewer does not make conclusions about the quality of the article on the basis of subjective data, e.g. the personal relationship to the author, gender, age, religion, etc.
      6. The reviewer uses only proper and appropriate language and explanations in respect to the articles, avoiding any personal remarks.


    The responsibility of the authors of material for «International Agriculatural Journal» 

    1. The author submits materials for review, which have not been previously published. If the article is based on previously published material which are not academic articles or based on materials presented on the Internet, the author should notify the editorial staff of the journal.
      2. The author does not submit the same article to different journals for review.
      3. All co-authors consent to the submission of their articles to the journal.
      4. The author informs the editorial staff of a potential conflict of interest.
      5. The author takes the necessary steps to ensure the correctness of citations in the submitted article.
      6. The list of authors included only individuals who have made significant contributions to the research.
      7. The author correctly cites his or her previous work as to avoid self-plagerism in the manuscript and the artificial increase of volume of publications (salami-slicing).
      8. The author, who is acting as the contact with journal, informs all other co-authors of all changes and suggestions from the editorial staff, and does not make decisions regarding the article alone without the written consent of all co-authors.
      9. The author properly corresponds with the reviewer through contact with the editor and responds to comments and observations if they arise.
      10. If necessary, the authors either adjust the data presented in the article, or refute them.


    The responsibility of the publisher of «International Agriculatural Journal» 

    1. The publisher not only supports scientific communication and  invests in the process, but is also responsible for complying with all current guidelines and standards for publishing scientific work.
    2. The publisher does not affect the editorial policy of the journal.
      3. The publisher provides legal support to the journal if necessary.
      4. The publisher provides for the timely release of futures issues of the journal.
      5. The publisher publishes changes, explanations, and recalls articles that have been identified to contain scientific misconduct and or critical errors.