Principles of Transparency and Best Practices (PTBP)

Peer review process: Manuscript submission by authors is being sent to a minimum of two reviewers ( after the initial analysis of the manuscript by the editor. After getting the review reports from the reviewers, the editor will decide on the acceptance and rejections of the manuscript (

Governing Body:  Full name, affiliation and contact details of the editorial board members have been included on the page 

Author fees: The current fee policy of our journal for publications is stated in one page

Copyright: Copyright and licensing information of the published manuscript at our journal is given in the page

Identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct: The editor should be the responsible person for preventing research misconduct including plagiarism, citation manipulation, data falsification/fabrications etc. Moreover, the Journal of Innovative Agriculture follows the COPE guidelines to manage the issues regarding these.

Ownership and management: Information about the ownership and/or management of a journal is clearly mentioned on the page

Web site: The journal home page ( contains information on the e-ISSN number, types of articles published, and periodicity of the publications (Issues).

Name of journal: The Journal name “Journal of Innovative Agriculture” is unique and it is not easily confused with another journal.

Conflicts of interest:  The journal policies on handling potential conflicts of interest of editors, authors, and reviewers are clearly stated in the page

Access: The free access policy of our journal is stated on the page 

Revenue sources: The journal decided to receive the publication fee for the manuscripts after getting valid indexing like Scopus and WoS.

Advertising: As per our current journal policy, currently there is no plan for accepting and displaying any advertisement on our journal web pages.

Publishing schedule: As per our current journal policy, quarterly the issues are being published, and the information is stated on the home page 

Archiving:  For the long-term preservation of published content, the journal archived all its articles in INTERNET ARCHIVE (

The Initiative for Open Citations: The journal follows the guidelines of I4OC and promotes the unrestricted availability of scholarly citation data. 

Repository Policy: Our journal's policy allows authors to store their published content in their institutional repositories without any restrictions.  Besides, the policy allows authors to disseminate their published articles on the Internet without any restrictions.

Marketing: The journal has open access to its published content.