Aim & Scope

Journal of Pure and Applied Agriculture (JPAA) (J Pure Appl Agric) is a peer-reviewed journal of Allama Iqbal Open University. It is published quarterly in both printed and online versions, and the online versions are free to access and download. The journal publishes original research papers and critical reviews on all aspects of agriculture. Acceptance of manuscripts depends on their quality, originality and relevance to the Journal’s scope. The coverage of the journal is global in scope and solicits articles based on empirical research in any part of the world that is of relevance and interest to international readers. The papers are sent to reviewers after meeting the acceptable percentage of plagiarism and accepted with at least two positive reports of the reviewers. However, the editor reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the papers or request the author to do so or reject the paper submitted. The acceptance rate is less than 50% in JPAA.

The journal is an interdisciplinary publication and welcomes articles from diverse theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, which engage with and contribute to the following areas:

Agronomy Livestock Management
Agriculture Engineering Medicinal Plants
Agriculture Extension Plant Biochemistry
Bioinformatics Plant Biotechnology
Biotic and Abiotic Stresses Plant Breeding and Genetics
Crop Physiology Plant Molecular Biology
Entomology Plant Pathology
Food Safety Plant-soil Relationships
Food Science and Technology Plant Tissue Culture
Forestry and Forestry Extension Precision Farming
Horticulture Rural Development via Agriculture
Irrigation and Drainage Soil Science