Journal of Agricultural Studies

Journal of Agricultural Studies (JAS) in an international cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the understanding of sustainability in agriculture, bio sciences and food systems. 

The journal is published Semiannually in February and August. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance. The Journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.

JAS is included in:12
  • Crossref
  • Gale's Academic Databases
  • Google Scholar
  • J-Gate
  • JournalTOCs
  • PKP Open Archives Harvester
  • ProQuest
  • Pubget
  • Sherpa/Romeo
  • Standard Periodical Directory
  • WorldCat

Areas include but are not limited to:

  • Agricultural Economics & Resource Management
  • Agricultural
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture & Ecology
  • Animal Agriculture
  • Biorenewable Resources
  • Crops
  • Forestry
  • General & Introductory Agriculture,
  • Horticulture
  • Pests
  • Diseases & Weeds
  • Soil
  • Tropical Agriculture

Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal.

The journal is published in online version which is free access and download.


  • Current Issue: September 2015(This issue is In Progress but contains articles that are final and fully citable)
  • All Issues

Paper Selection and Publication Process

  1. Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.
  2. Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.
  3. Notification of the result of review by E-mail.
  4. The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (100USD).
  5. After publication, we will send the soft copy of the current issue to the authors’ email.
  6. E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.



: JAS: Call for papers


Journal of Agricultural Studies is calling for submission for the issue of Vol. 3, No. 2, September 2015

Welcome you to submit manuscripts to this journal. Please find the information for authors.

If you have any questions, please contact:

It is appreciated if you could share this information with your colleagues and associates. Thank you.

Posted: 2014-06-08 More...

: JAS: Reviewers Recruitment



a). have a doctoral degree in the specific subject related closely to the journal; b). have a job at a university or academic organization, in a teaching or research position; c). have free time outside your regular job, at least 6 hours per month (2-4 papers for review per month); d). be familiar with the APA citation system; e). be fluent in academic and professional English; f). have a strong interest in a scholarly journal; g). work quickly and accurately to tight deadlines; h). have an effective network in your research field.

How to apply

1. Find details and download application form at: 2. Send your application to:

Posted: 2014-06-05 More...
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Vol 3, No 2 (2015): [In Progress]

Journal of Agricultural Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2, September 2015

Table of Contents


What drives smallholder farmers’ crop production choices in Central Zambia? Lessons from the 2012/2013 agricultural season PDF
Kabwe Harnadih Mubanga, Bridget Bwalya Umar, Jane Muchabi, Chishimba Mubanga 1-16
Extending Postharvest Longevity and Improving Quality of Strawberry (Fragaria Ananasa Duch Cv. ‘Gaviota’) Fruit by Postharvest Salicylic Acid Treatment PDF
Mahsa Geransayeh, Sadegh Sepahvand, Vahid Abdossi 17-36
Volatility Analysis and Volatility Spillover Analysis of Indonesia's Coffee Price Using Arch/Garch, and Egarch Model PDF
Meinar Fithria Rahayu, Wen-I Chang, Ratya Anindita 37-48
Analysis of Effects of Agriculture Intervention Using Propensity Score Matching PDF
Peter Josephat, Rose Likangaga 49-60
Response of Tomato Variety (Roma F) Yield to Different Mulch Materials and Staking in Kabba, Kogi State, Nigeria PDF
Ogundare S. K., Babatunde I. J., Etukudo O. O. 61-70
Operations Scheduling of Sugarcane Production Using Classical GERT Method (Part I: Land Preparation, Planting and Preserve Operations) PDF
Nasim Monjezi, Mohammad Javad Sheikhdavoodi, Hasan Zakidizaji, Afshin Marzban, Mahmood Shomeili 71-84
Operations Scheduling of Sugarcane Production Using Classical Gert Method (Part Ii: Preserve Operations, Harvesting and Ratooning) PDF
Nasim Monjezi, Mohammad Javad Sheikhdavoodi, Hasan Zakidizaji, Afshin Marzban, Mahmood Shomeili 85-96
Evaluating Characteristics of Indigenous Chicken System with Flock Size Trends in a Participatory Research on Improved Management Practices in Kenya PDF Untitled
Joseph Muitu Ndegwa, Patricia Norrish, Derek Shepherd, Catherine Kimani, Anne Wachira, Donald Siamba, Roger Mead 97-113

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