About the Journal

The Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM)  with ISSN 0972-1665 (print) and 2583-2980 (online), is a quarterly publication of Association of Agrometeorologists, Anand, Gujarat, India, appearing in March, June, September and December. The journal publishes original articles, full-length papers, short communications, and editorials in addition to invited papers in English language only. The research contributions are published after peer review and approved by the Editorial Board of JAM. In addition to regular issues, Association also brings out the special issues of the journal covering selected papers presented in seminars, symposia etc organized by the Association.

The journal is being indexed in most of the scientific indexing services and has its increasing impact factor since 2008. 

 

Aim and scope of the journal

Understanding the interdisciplinary science of agrometeorology concerned with discovering, defining and applying knowledge of the interactions between meteorological and hydrological factors and biological systems to practical use in agriculture is the decisive goal to extend and fully deploy knowledge of atmospheric and related processes to optimize agricultural production and hence, to increase profitability, decrease risk and feed an expanding global population, lastly to help conserve natural resources and protect our soil, plant, and water resources. The Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM) is aimed at bringing together top-quality research across the entire spectrum of Agrometeorological Science along with relevant work in related domains at no cost in long run. The Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Association of Agrometeorologists (AAM), Anand, India. The Journal focuses and accepts high-quality original research papers dealing with all aspects of the agrometeorology of field and horticultural crops, micrometeorology, micro-meteorology, crop weather interactions, crop simulation models, climate and agriculture modeling,  crop-pest-disease weather relationship, climatological impact and agroclimatic analysis, soil microclimate dynamics and modeling, remote sensing applications in agriculture, mountains meteorology & water resources, weather impact on animal science, fisheries and poultry, operational agrometeorology and weather based farm advisories.

The journal is a quarterly publication of Association of Agrometeorologists, Anand, Gujarat, India, appearing in March, June, September and December. Since its beginning in 1999 till 2016, it was a half yearly publication appearing in June and December. The journal publishes original articles, full length papers, short communications, and review articles in addition to invited papers in English language only. The research contributions are published after peer review and duly approved by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM).

We strongly believe that a scientific journal, being written, reviewed and edited by the domain experts and researchers themselves, should be accessible freely to the whole scientific community. Hence, we intend the Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM) to be a truly Open Access Journal, offering free access and online publishing of electronic supplementary materials.

 

Online Publication Charges (OPC)

The Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM) is published by the Association of Agrometeorologists (AAM) which is a Non-Profit Organization. All articles published in the Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM) are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication with DOI assigned to each article. In order to meet the expenses towards the services AAM provides in publishing the articles, which includes provision of online tools for editors and authors, article production and hosting, liaison with abstracting and indexing services, assigning DOI and customer services, the Online Publication Charges (OPC) are collected from the Authors. The OPC will be payable only when the manuscript is editorially accepted and before publication. This charge may be paid by the author, or his/her funding agency, institution, or employer.

From April 1, 2022, onwards Authors has to pay an Online Publication Charge (OPC) for each article accepted for publication in the Journal of Agrometeorology (JAM).

The applicable charges due from the corresponding author for the purpose will be INR 500/- (AAM Member); INR 1000/- (Non-Member); US$ 50/- (Authors from SAARC/Least Developed Country ) and US$ 100/- (Other Foreign Author).

 

Impact Factors

SCOPUS Cite Score (2021) is 1.1

Scimago Journal & country ranking H-Index = 12; SJR (2021) = 0.27;  2-year IF (2021)=0.484; 3-year IF (2021)=0.488; 4-year IF (2021)=0.474 

SCIJOURNAL.ORG  WOS IF (2021) = 0.557; SCOPUS IF (2021) = 0.484

Bioxbio.com IF (2020/ 2021) = 0.557

Academic accelerator  Journal impact (2020-21) = 0.557

Resurchify.com Impact factor (2021) = 0.48

The National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS)  scores of the journal for year 2022 is 6.55. . 

The journal can be subscribed by Libraries/Institutions annually by paying the requisite amount of subscription fee.