Open Access Policy

Journal of Agriculture and Biology 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.


The term Open Access (OA) was introduced collectively by:

  • Budapest Open Access Initiative;

  • Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing; and

  • Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities.

Their common ground is referred as the 'BBB' definition, which defines Open Access to peer-reviewed research literature as- 'Freely available literatures on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download or copy and use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.'


Open access is a new cohort in digital publishing arena where the author's intrinsic merit of research and scholarly contributions is made available online without any specific charges.


Manuscripts published in Journal of Agriculture and Biology are under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY), providing immediate and permanent access for free to all types of original works. The license grants copyrights to the author concerned and make the articles available for their distribution. Everyone can use the manuscripts in productive way for the benefits of the society. However, the authors are requested to maintain the citation to the original source.


Repository Policy

Journal of Agriculture and Biology allows authors the use of the final published version of an article (publisher pdf) for self-archiving (author's personal website) and/or archiving in an institutional repository (on a non-profit server) immediately after publication. The published source must be acknowledged and a linked to the journal home page or articles' DOI.