About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Agronomy Society of Nepal (ASoN) was established in 2050 BS (1994 AD) by a group of eminent agronomists of Nepal. The ASoN is a forum of academicians, researchers, and professionals for sharing research and development works carried out in the field of agronomy and crop science. The ASoN publishes professional journal, the Agronomy Journal of Nepal (Agron JN), a peer-reviewed, ISSN journal, that publishes relevant works in the field of agronomy and crop science aiming at establishing relationship among professionals working in associated disciplines of agricultural sciences. The journal seeks articles from the fields of agronomy, crop science, and allied fields that help boost agriculture production and productivity, address issue of climate change, and conserve environment  in general and Nepal in particular. The 4th volume of the Agron JN has been published in 2016 in a joint effort of the Agronomy Society of Nepal (ASoN) and the Crop Development Directorate (CDD), Department of Agriculture, Nepal. 

Peer review process

Normally review process takes more than one month. For peer review process usually two or more, independent reviewers, were selected by the editors. The Reviewers treat the review process as being strictly confidential. Immediately after getting reviewer comments/suggestions manuscripts are sent to authors for improvement of their article. Reviewer are invited by editor-in-chief or editors through request made via email. Reviewers come from national or international territory. Reviewers are assigned to review articles in their own particular field of expertise. The editors make a decision based on the reviewers’ advice.

Authors are welcome to suggest potential reviewers; however, it is the editor’s decision whether or not to honor such requests. All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staffs, only those papers that seem most likely to meet editorial criteria are sent for formal review. This journal reserves the right to contact funders, regulatory bodies and the authors’ institutions in cases of suspected research or publishing misconduct.

Publication Frequency

The Agronomy Journal of Nepal is published annually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Agronomy Journal  of Nepal (Agron JN)  applies the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, for non-commercial purposes, provided the original work is properly cited.

Copyright Notice

Author doesn't retain all rights.

The copyright of all articles published in this journal are retained by Agronomy society of Nepal.

Publication Fee: Free. 

This journal provide full waivers to authors for article publication.

Average number of weeks between article submission & publication: 3 weeks

Plagiarism Policy

This Journal is dedicated to publish only original materials. The submitted manuscripts should be original works and that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere in any other Journal/Conference Proceedings or Books. The article will be crosschecked with CrossCheck - iThenticate plagiarism screening software before final publication.

Digital Preservation Policy

Website Archiving: All published contents are available on the publisher’s website

Abstracting/Indexing Services: The journal has been indexed in many Abstracting/Indexing services that store much essential information about the articles. These services archive not only the metadata about the article, but the electronic versions of the articles, as well. Therefore, copies of the articles are available to the scientific community through their systems.

Self-archiving: Authors may archive the final published version of their articles in personal or institutional repositories immediately after publication.

If the journal stops publishing: The publisher intends and expects to continue to publish the journal for a very long time. If due to some rare, unfortunate circumstances, the publisher is forced to stop publishing the journal, the manuscripts published in the journal will be kept online and accessible to the readers for at least 10 more years. This journal has been indexed in Tribhuvan University Central Library.