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Pertanika began publication in 1978 as the Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS).

In 1992, a decision was made to streamline Pertanika into 3 journals. i.e.

  1. Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (JTAS)
  2. Journal of Science and Technology (JST)
  3. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH)
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PROFILE: Pertanika publishes original academic articles rapidly. It is fully committed to the Open Access Initiative and provides free access to all articles as soon as they are published.

QUALITY: Articles submitted to Pertanika undergo rigid originality checks. Our double-blind peer review procedures are fair and open.

AUTHOR SERVICES: We ensure that your work reaches the widest possible audience in print and online rapidly. Submissions are through ScholarOne system by Thomson Reuters.

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The Journal accepts articles as regular, short communication or review papers.

The article should include the following:

  • An abstract of not more than 300 words;
  • Up to 8 related keywords;
  • Name(s), Institutional affiliation(s) and email(s) of each author.
  • The maximum length of your article must not exceed:
    • approximately 6000 words or 27 pages, including abstract, diagrams tables and references for full research papers
    • 2000 words for short communication papers, or
    • 4000 words for review papers
  • References should be listed in APA style.
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You may submit your articles at any time of the year. The journal is now accepting papers for its 2014-15 issues.

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For guidance on the submission process, or for any questions regarding submissions, you may contact the Chief Executive Editor at: nayan@upm.my

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2017-18

now accepting submissions...

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About the Journal

JTAS book
  • An international multidisciplinary peer-reviewed leading Malaysian journal.
  • Publishes articles in English quarterly. i.e., February, May, August and November.
  • The elapsed time from submission to publication for the articles averages 5 to 6 months. A decision on acceptance of a manuscript is reached in 3 to 4 months (average 14 weeks).
  • Indexed in SCOPUS (Elsevier), Thomson (ISI) Web of Knowledge [BIOSIS & CAB Abstracts], EBSCO, DOAJ, Agricola, Google Scholar, MyAIS, ISC & Rubriq

Scope of Journal

  • Pertanika JTAS aims to provide a forum for high-quality research related to tropical agricultural research dealing with issues of worldwide relevance.
  • Refer to our website for detailed scope areas. http://www.pertanika.upm.edu.my/scope.php

Format for Paper Submission

  • Articles should include the following:
    • problem formulation
    • conceptual framework
    • methodology/ approach
    • research design (if applicable)
    • statistical analysis (if applicable)
    • main findings
    • overall contribution
    • conclusions & suggestion for further research
    • acknowledgements (if applicable)

Rapid research publication...

Pertanika is the resource to support you in strengthening your research.

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