About the Journal

Aims and Scope

Agrobiodiversity for Improving Nutrition, Health, and Life Quality is an open access scholarly journal specializes in the issue of conservation and sustainable use of genetic resources of the traditional, forgotten, underutilized and less-known plant species. Published articles focuses on  food safety, food security, biosafety, plant breeding, use of plant species for the improvement population health, ensuring the remediation of the natural resources and environment, improving the socio-economic rural development and creating the conditions for the development of regional economy and supporting the development of small and medium-sized farms.

Journal is published twice a year. Periodicity change – from 2021. Articles are submitted without any fees (include APCs), journal is free of charge. Copyright on published article is retained by the author(s). All articles are published under Creative Commons license, Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC-BY-NC 4.0 International) and each article is assigned by DOI identifier.

Topics

  • Plant genetic resources
  • Plant genetics and breeeding
  • Traditional, forgotten, underutilized and less-known plant species
  • Plants, human nutrition & health
  • Plants, human nutrition & life quality

Open access  policy and licensing information

Agrobiodiversity for Improving Nutrition, Health, and Life Quality is an open access journal available online to the readers without financial, legal, or technical barriers. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the scientific papers are properly credited.

Articles are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0 International). Authors may re-use published data and illustrations without any restrictions other than those mandated by scientific ethical practices (credit must be given and modifications must be noted). Authors may use final published versions in e-repositories, in teaching duties, or in course packs. Copyright on published article is retained by the author(s).

Archiving policy

Agrobiodiversity for Improving Nutrition, Health, and Life Quality archives all accepted and published articles within the OJS content management system and allow self-archiving of accepted and published papers through open access policy before and after the publication of a paper. Authors retain the copyright of their scholarly work and can archive publisher’s version/PDF to personal or institutional repositories or libraries anytime without requiring permission from the journal or publisher.

Authors of published articles are entitled to deposit their accepted manuscript or the version in institutional and/or other repositories and can make this publicly available immediately upon acceptance and publication, provided that the journal is attributed as the original platform of publication publishing. Correct full citation is required.

Editorial and peer review process

All new submissions are control checked to ensure adherence to the requirements checked to accompilance with journal guidelines and requirements. All submitted manuscripts are checked to accompilance with journal guidelines and requirements. Manuscripts are managed to check for plagiarism.  Authors can to check the status of their manuscript  in the submission system. Authors will be notified by emails when decisions are made.

Peer review process – submissions are evaluated by 2 external reviewers in a single blind review process.

Publication ethics

Editors' responsibilities – publication decisions

The editor is responsible for the decision on which of the papers submitted to the scientific papers will be published. The editor will evaluate manuscripts irrespective of the authors' race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, or citizenship. Decisions will be based on the papers’ importance, originality and clarity, and the studies’ validity and relevance to the scientific papers' scope. The editor and any editorial staff member must not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone except of corresponding authors, reviewers, potential reviewers,  and the publisher, as appropriate. Unpublished materials disclosed in submitted papers will not be used by the editor or the members of the editorial board for their own research purposes without the authors ' explicit written consents.

Reviewers' responsibilities – contribution to editorial decisions

The peer-reviewing process assists the editor and the editorial board in making editorial decisions and may also serve authors in improving their papers. Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be disclosed to or discussed with others only if authorized by the editor. Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of authors is inappropriate. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer reviews must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions associated with the papers.