About the Journal

Jammu Kashmir Journal of Agriculture

Agriculture is considered backbone of Pakistan's economy and is the biggest contributor to its economic growth of Pakistan. Graduates with degrees in agriculture are highly sought after in the country. A degree in Agriculture empowers you with the general, scientific and problem-solving capabilities necessary to cater for the demand for skilled graduates in the agriculture sector. If you want to acquire knowledge of how we can exploit natural processes to sustainably feed our increasing population, improve natural resource management and contribute to Pakistan's ever-growing agricultural industry, education in Agriculture could be a perfect choice. 

Jammu Kashmir Journal of Agriculture is a scientific, scholarly and international open-access journal publishing high-quality peer-reviewed research articles, review papers and short communications reflecting the depth of interdisciplinarity of agriculture. The aim of Jammu Kashmir Journal of Agriculture is to publish recent and advanced research on the production technology of crops, rearing of dairy animals, postharvest handling and management practices of produce, conservation and restoration of natural resource base (land, soil and water), rural development and recent advancements on agricultural practices under changing climate. Accordingly, the scope of Jammu Kashmir Journal of Agriculture for the consideration of contributions is detail out below.

Crop production (cereals, legumes, fruits, vegetables and flowers)

  • Crop protection (diseases and insect management, weeds and invasive species management)
  • Crop breeding and molecular genetics
  • Crop nutrition management
  • Irrigation and efficient water utilization
  • Crop physiology
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Organic agriculture
  • Precision agriculture
  • Conservation agriculture

Animal production: livestock and poultry

  • Animal nutrition
  • Animal breeding

Natural resource base

  • Soil microbiology
  • Soil chemistry
  • Soil and water quality
  • Irrigation and water use efficiency
  • Land uses

Rural management and agricultural development

  • Trade and marketing
  • Rural communities development

Agricultural Engineering

  • Farm machinery uses and advancements
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Remote sensing devices and protocols

Agricultural product safety

  • Post-harvest handling and management
  • Nutritional safety of produce
  • Novel food products developments