Agricultural Research Journal is a peer-reviewed ‘open access journal published bimonthly by Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and the Crop Improvement Society of India. It was earlier named Journal of Research PAU which was started in 1964. It has been renamed ‘Agricultural Research Journal’ since 2015. Research articles/notes based on original research in agriculture, mainly including crop improvement, crop production and protection, post-harvest management, value addition, farm mechanization, agricultural economics, and related sciences are published in the journal after their thorough review by the referees in the relevant field. The Journal also publishes invited review articles and opinion/perspective articles by scientists having longstanding expertise pertaining to the fields within its scope to highlight knowledge gaps and suggest possible courses for future research or new concepts. Agricultural Research Journal does not have any article processing charges or membership requirements.
Frequency of publication – Bimonthly (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
The journal is published in both print and online versions and is abstracted/indexed by Scopus, CABI, J-Gate, Indian Citation Index, Google Scholar, etc.