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Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS)
Aims and Scope
Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science aims to provide a forum for high quality research related to tropical agricultural research. Areas relevant to the scope of the journal include:
tropical agricultural research, agricultural biotechnology, biochemistry, biology, ecology, entomology, fisheries, forestry, food sciences, genetics, microbiology, pathology and management, physiology, plant and animal sciences, production of plants and animals of economic importance, veterinary medicine,
and related fields of study.
accepts submission of mainly four types: original articles, short communications, reviews, and proposals for special issues.
is the official journal of Universiti Putra Malaysia. The abbreviation for
Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science is
J. Trop. Agric. Sci.
policy prohibits an author from submitting the same manuscript for concurrent consideration by two or more publications. It prohibits as well publication of any manuscript that has already been published either in whole or substantial part elsewhere.
Authors are notified on receipt of a manuscript and upon the editorial decision regarding publication.
Manuscript review :
Manuscripts are sent to the Editorial, International Advisory Board members and/or other national/international reviewers. We encourage authors to suggest the names of possible reviewers. Notification of the editorial decision is usually provided within to six weeks from the receipt of manuscript. Publication of solicited manuscripts is not guaranteed. In most cases, manuscripts are accepted conditionally, pending an author's revision of the material.
Author approval :
Authors are responsible for all statements in articles, including changes made by editors. The liaison author must be available for consultation with an editor of
to answer questions during the editorial process and to approve the edited copy. Authors receive edited typescript (not galley proofs) for final approval. Changes cannot be made to the copy after the edited version has been approved.
Please direct all inquiries, manuscripts, and related correspondence to:
The Chief Executive Editor
Journal Division, UPM Press
Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (R&I)
1st Floor, IDEA Tower II, UPM-MTDC Technology Centre
University Putra Malaysia
43400 Serdang, Selangor
Phone: + (603) 8947 1622
Publisher – UPM Press
Deputy Vice Chancellor (R&I)
Sultan Abdul Samad Library UPM
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