Upon reception of an article, the Editorial Staff will screen the article for format and journal scope, originality and potential impact. If the article is not up to the standard format of the Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture, the article will be returned to the author for editorial Revision. If the format is according to the requirements of the journal, then it will be assigned for External Peer Review.
External Peer Review
During submission, the author can suggest at least 2 reviewers who can evaluate the manuscript. The reviewers should not be collaborators or previous co-authors of any of the submitting authors. They should be from another institution with institution email address. The editors may or may not contact the suggested reviewers.
Open Access Policy
Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture is committed to promote Open Access. The articles published in Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture are freely available to the public through online medium without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. The Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture is operated on a continuous publishing model and it provides immediate open access to its content, soon after final proof corrections from the author (no waiting periods for issue compilation). If the pdf full paper is not available (in the case of conference abstracts) sufficient link will be provided to contact the authors for further information.
Open Access Licensing Policy
All articles published in the Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture are open access licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, or format for any purpose, even commercially provided the work is properly cited. Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made
Policy on Plagiarism
The Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture is dedicated to publish only original material. The submitted manuscripts should be original works and that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere in any other Journal/Conference Proceedings or Books. The article will be crosschecked with CrossCheck - iThenticate plagiarism screening software before final publication.
If any manuscript is found to be plagiarized, immediate action will be taken, which will include and not limited to the following:
- Retraction of paper in question, from online system, review, and from all other processing (See our Retraction Policy).
- Black listing of concerned author(s) in question.
- Rejection of all other manuscripts submitted by the author(s) in question.
- Reporting of the issue to the concerned authorities, including the authors' institution and/or funding organizations.
Note: The Journal of Food, Nutrition and Agriculture encourages the submission of original articles by authors. Acts of plagiarism will not be condoled by the journals. Submitted work if discovered to be plagiarized will be withdrawn from the journal's website and legal action may be taken against such author if deemed necessary (See our Retraction Policy).
In any stage of publication (before fully published with a DOI registration), an article can be withdrawn by author after submitting a written request with justifications. In post publication stage, if any readers or any third person complaint about the content, copyright issue, fraudulent data, multiple submission, plagiarism, the article will be withdrawn from the online system by the publisher with a note on retraction.
In case of significant correction, an erratum/corrigendum/addendum will be published and linked with original published article.
In case of complaints (from any person) with proof of plagiarism or copyright issues, the publisher will retract/remove the published article with a note on retraction mentioning the reasons and the case may be informed to the concerned author’s institution and/or funding organizations of the article. The retraction of a published article will be decided by the publisher after discussion with the concerned editor.
Experiments on Animals
The authors of papers, in which experiments on animal were conducted, should give a statement of certification that ..Experiments on animals were performed in accordance with the ethical guidelines and regulations set forth by .... [give Name of Institution/Committee of the country where experiments carried out].. and also should be in accordance with the internationally accepted principles for laboratory animal use and care.
Conflict of Interest
For a transparent nature of publishing process, all parties involved in the article should reveal any possible association which poses a conflict of interest in connection with the manuscript.
Authors at the time of submission should declare the conflicts of interests in written statement. It is understood upon submission of an article, that the authors acknowledge the sources of funding and any related associations or assistance from any third parties related to the article.
Reviewers are responsible for revealing any potential conflicts with the article in review, and it is strongly advised that, the reviewers should not consider them for review.
If authors would like to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published in any other online/print publication, in their article, they should take written permission from previous publisher/author before article submission to journal. The authors should submit this letter along with manuscript submission. The material received without written permission will be assumed to originate from the authors. The journal will not be responsible for any future consequences.
For any types of complaints please contact through email firstname.lastname@example.org for quick response. The complaints will be acknowledged and the resolution will be conveyed to the complainant. All complaints will be resolved as quickly as possible and in consultation with the concerned journal editors.
The names and email addresses entered in journal website will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of the journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
The Journal allows the authors to hold the copyright without restrictions. The authors can distribute, post in any repositories or personal website and reproduce material from their articles in posters or presentations. For these, absolutely no permission required from the journal.
This journalis committed to promote Open Access. The articles published are freely available to the public through online medium without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.