Iran Agricultural Research (Iran Agric Res: IAR), an international journal, has been published since 1971 by Shiraz University. IAR accepts research articles on original subjects in agriculture and related fields including agricultural extension and education, animal science, crop production and breeding, economics, food science, horticulture, agricultural machinery (Biosystem engineering), plant biotechnology, plant protection, soil science, and water engineering. Manuscripts related to the mentioned subjects are considered for review if they contain information of direct significance to agriculture and related to living products.

The aims of the IAR Journal are: (i) to stimulate scientific research among Iranian scholars and their colleagues in other countries and (ii) to provide a forum for the exchange of information and dissemination of knowledge in the agricultural sciences.

According to letter number 3/18/57132 dated 20/03/2017 of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, this journal has a scientific-research degree and is published in two quarterly forms.

This journal uses iThenticate software to prevent plagiarism in its published articles.

Please note that it is essential to send the Manuscript Submission Form, provided in "Guide for Authors", when submitting a manuscript. The submitted manuscripts without the form will not be considered for review.


Peer-review: Double-blinded process (Each article is reviewed by at least three referees).

Reviewing Process (Link to the chart) 

Papers reporting original research findings in all fields of agriculture and related subjects are acceptable for publication after critical review by reviewers (at lease three reviewers) and approval by the Editorial Board.

Language: English (with Persian abstract)

Free Open access: Yes

This journal has provided free, fast, and unlimited access to the contents of its published scientific articles in various fields of agricultural sciences in order to offer real and reliable scientific assistance to the agricultural community of Iran and other countries and to provide the possibility of enriching the scientific understanding of agricultural researchers in related topics.  

The publication fee for authors: Free (no fee)

Publication charge: Free

Rank obtained by Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology: B and Q4

 ISC (2019) Impact Factor: 0.06


Overall Journal Statistics from 21.03.2020 to 20.03.2021

45 articles

The number of articles received:

15 articles

The number of accepted articles:

21 articles

The number of rejected articles:


Number of rejected articles without review:

1 day

Average time to first action:

10 days

Average time until the first post for reviewing:

124 days

Average time to post the first revision

36 days

Average time review:

193 days

Average time to accept:

137 days

Average time to reject:

7 days

Average time to reject without review: 

37 days

Average time to publish (after acceptance):


Acceptance Rate:


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