Al-Qadisiyah Journal For Agriculture Sciences (QJAS) is being published by college of Agriculture 2011 and is funded by University of Al-Qadisiyah . The journal reports original research findings of local and foreign scientists working in various research disciplines of agriculture and its allied sectors like livestock, fisheries, forestry ,the science of cultivating the soil, biology and fertility of soils, and harvesting crops , etc.

Reviews on important disciplines of agricultural research  and was launched online during 2017 with free open access journal to users. All the content is regularly peer reviewed before publication whereas the index is checked through anti-plagiarism software 'Turnitin'. It is also being indexed in national and international databases/resources .

From 2017, all papers submitted to the journal should be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity.The work should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The official language of the manuscript to be published in Al-Qadisiyah Journal of Agriculture Sciences (QJAS)  is English.

Subject Areas

  • cultivation of crops and plant breeding
  • like livestock, fisheries
  • forestry
  • the science of cultivating the soil
  • biology and fertility of soils
  • harvesting crops
  • sustainable agriculture
  • organic agriculture
  • industrial agriculture
  • intensive farming
  • animal production
  • seasonal agriculture and climate change
  • agroecosystems, soil, carbon and water
  • fertilizers and pesticides
  • agricultural products – raw materials, foods, fibers, fuels
  • postharvest and quality
  • trade, livelihoods, rural communities and aid
  • health and safety
  • Soil chemistry
  • soil mineralogy
  • soil physices
  • horticulture/a gricutural economic Ecology/environmental research.

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Agriculture will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s).

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Al-Qadisiyah Journal For Agriculture Sciences (QJAS) is routinely using plagiarism detection software to verify the originality of papers submitted to the journal.

The publishers’ and journal  editors’  definition of plagiarism (what is acceptable re- use of data, description of methodology and so on may vary across  disciplines, but there is general agreement that plagiarism is the non- acknowledgment of other people’s work or contributions).

IEEE  defines plagiarism as “the reuse of someone else’s prior ideas, processes, results, or words without explicitly acknowledging the original author and source”.

The authors can verify the originality of their work before it is sent to the (QJAS) through the use of Plagiarism Software - Online Plagiarism Checker which located in the link.  https://www.plagiarismsoftware.net/

This activity helps expedite the process of acceptance of papers for publication but does not mean dispensing with the plagiarism program adopted by the Journal.

 

Call for Reviewer

Al-Qadisiyah Journal For Agriculture Sciences (QJAS) welcomes competent academicians to join us as a member of review board. Being a reviewer is a matter of prestige and personnel achievement.

Requirements:

  • Hold a doctoral or master degree with a strong publication history in a discipline related to the IJS
  • Fluent in academic and professional English
  • Work promptly and correctly under firm deadline

Note: This work is purely a voluntary job and no payment will be paid

If you are interested in becoming a peer-reviewer for the QJAS please  sending your CV to agrjou@qu.edu.iq

We are looking forward to hearing from you!