Aims and scope

About / Regarding the journal

Agrociencia Uruguay is an open-access journal that publishes two volumes each year with unpublished articles, reviews (by invitation only) and technical papers, on agricultural sciences, plant and microbial biotechnology, plant production, plant protection, natural and environmental resources, animal production and pastures, social sciences, rural sociology and agricultural economics, and food technology. 

The manuscripts will be assigned to the editorial committee (who will declare to have no conflict of interest with the authors), and send to at least two external reviewers (peer review) subject to a double-blind process and according to the cope ethics code «cope».

The manuscripts must be unpublished and will be analyzed with the Compilatio plagiarism detection software.

Agrociencia Uruguay is published since 1997 at a rate of one volume per year, and two volumes each year since 2002. Since 2020 it keeps its two volumes each year but on a continuous publication basis.

Since 2007, the journal is published in a joint work between the Agronomy School of the University of the Republic (udelar), and the National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA).

The abbreviation of the journal's title is “Agrociencia Uruguay”, and it must be used in bibliographies, footnotes, captions and bibliographic references.