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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission or its part has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • Names of all authors are entered in uppercase (CAPITAL) letters. Email IDs and complete affiliation of all authors are furnished. The sequence of authors is the same as it appears in the manuscript.
  • Research Paper is structured in ABSTRACT, INTRODUCTION, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS AND DISCUSSION and REFERENCES all main heads in upper case and sub-heads in regular letters with page limit of 15.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word with text double-spaced using a 12-point font and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • Author have provided all the disclosure report/certificate/statement as per requirement of the journal mentioned in Guidelines for the author

Author Guidelines


The Journal of Agrometeorology accepts high-quality original research papers dealing with all aspects of the agrometeorology of field and horticultural crops, including micrometeorology, crop weather interactions, crop models, climate change and impact on agriculture, aero-biometeorology, agroclimatology, remote sensing applications in agriculture, mountains meteorology,  hydrometeorology, climatic risk and management in agriculture, climate impact on animals, fisheries and poultry, yield forecasting and operational agrometeorology.

The research articles should be based on new findings, approaches, methods, etc preferably with multi-locations, years, seasons data on contemporary topics in the English language only. The manuscripts are likely to be rejected at the initial screening itself if they are not prepared as per guidelines or out of the scope of Agricultural Meteorology. Articles are published after peer review and approval of the Editor(s). Enrolling as a member of the Association of Agrometeorologists and submitting a manuscript, does not guarantee its acceptance or publication in the Journal of Agrometeorology.

Manuscript Submission

The manuscript should be submitted online using the hyperlink “Submissions” or “Make a Submission” provided at the portal of the Journal of Agrometeorology Manuscript (s) submitted for publication in the journal should not contain material already published in any form or even a part of it offered for publication elsewhere.

Authors should provide an Abstract not exceeding 200 words with six Keywords. Provide the names of all Authors in uppercase letter with their email address, country and their affiliation/address and ORCID ID if available. Short communications should not have any abstract. Upload all the files in editable format. Manuscript should be in word document such as .docx. A sample copy of a Research Paper and Short Communication are given for author's guidelines.

Author's Declaration

Authors should ensure that the manuscript or its part is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that it has been approved by all co- authors, if any, as well as the competent authorities.

Authors’ certificate: A mandatory Authors’ certificate of originality duly signed by all the authors and endorsed by the Head of the Department or Institutes should be appended at the initial stage of online submission of the manuscript.

Author’s contributions should invariably be given on the title page e.g; 

AB Singh: Conceptualization, Methodology, editing;

PP Rao: Methodology, Visualization;

GH James: Investigation, Writing-review and editing;

KR Nayak: Formal analysis, Writing-original draft;

PR Kumari: Writing-review and editing;

XY Sarkar: Data curation, Writing-review and editing;

IJ Kumar: Supervision.

Plagiarism report: Authors should ensure to append a permissible Similarity report (≤20%) for plagiarism check using appropriate open source / licensed software for the purpose.

Conflict of Interest Statement: The submitted manuscripts invariably should have Conflict of Interest Statement: The author(s) declare(s) that there is no conflict of interest.

Data Availability Statement: The manuscript should have Data Availability Statement from the author (s): To be provided on request; Link for accessing the data used in the study; Can’t be shared.

Sources of Funding: Authors should disclose the Sources of Funding for research work with due acknowledgement. 

The published article will have a 

Disclaimer: The contents, opinions, and views expressed in the research article published in the Journal of Agrometeorology are the views of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations they belong to.

Publisher’s Note: The periodical remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Animal Ethics

The author should ensure that appropriate permission is taken from the concerned Animal Ethics Committee for the conduct of the research using animals.


Manuscript Preparation

The manuscript should be written correctly, clearly, objectively and concisely, and be submitted only after Grammarly checked.

The manuscript should be typed in 12 pt Times New Roman in double space throughout on A4 size paper with a 2.5 cm left margin. The Research papers should not exceed 15 double-spaced typed pages including References, Tables, Figures etc while the Short Communication should be limited to 6 pages. Title of contribution should be short, specific and phrased to identify the content in the article and include the nature of the study.

Research Paper may be outlined under main heading: ABSTRACT, INTRODUCTION, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS AND DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION if any, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS, REFERENCES and should be in capitals. The abstract should not exceed 200 words. Keywords up to 6 may be given beneath the abstract.

The result may be supported by tables or graphics, wherever necessary. Self-explanatory tables should be within the text with appropriate titles. While referring in the texts, the first letter in Table and Fig. should be capitalized with Fig. in short form. Authors are requested to follow the international system of units for exact measurement of physical quantities.

Journal follows a double-blind review system, in which authors names are not disclosed. Hence, authors names, affiliations and other potentially identifying information should be removed from the text of the manuscript.

A separate Title Page  containing title, author’s name, affiliation/ addresses of authors and contact details, email of the corresponding author should be submitted along with the  Author’s Disclosure statements.



References in the text should be cited by author name and year in parentheses. All references in the text must be listed at the end of the paper, with the names of the author arranged alphabetically; all entries in the text must correspond to references in the text.

The references should include the names of the authors, year in parenthesis, the full title of the article, name of the journal (abbreviated form) in italic, volume number, and pages along with DOI number wherever available.


Chaudhari, K.N., Tripathy, R. and Patel, N.K. (2010). Spatial wheat yield prediction using crop simulation model, GIS, remote sensing and ground observed data. J. Agrometeorol., 12 (2): 174-180.

In the case of books and monographs etc. the name of publishers, place, and year with the total number of pages should also be given.


Pandey, V and Patel, H.R. (2008). Impact of climate change on agriculture over Gujarat. In: Climate Change and Agriculture over India. (Eds. G.S.L.H.V Prasad Rao, G.G.S.N. Rao and Y.S. Ramakrishna). pp. 163-181, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.

 Bal, S.K., Mukherjee, J., Choudhury, B.U. and Dhawan, A.K. (2018). Advances in Crop Environment Interaction. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., pp.437

Sample Research Paper

Sample Short Communication  


Review Process

The submitted research articles are initially screened, if found worth reviewing then sent to reviewers for peer review, otherwise rejected at initial stage. Reviewers’ comments and suggestions are taken into account for further processing.  The manuscripts are accepted only after favourable recommendations of the reviewers, editors and satisfactorily compliance by the authors.

Journal follows a double-blind review system, in which author and reviewer will be anonymous throughout the review process.



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