Open access journal

This journal is a peer reviewed, subsidized open access journal.
Peer review under the responsibility of Faculty of Agriculture, Ain-Shams University.

Access rights

All published articles will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.

User rights

Permitted third party reuse is defined by the following user license:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND):
Allows users to copy and distribute the Article, provided this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way, and provided the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI), provides a link to the license, and that the licensor is not represented as endorsing the use made of the work. The full details of the license are available at

Article Publishing Charge

As an open access journal with no subscription charges, authors or research funders must pay a fee to cover the costs associated with publication. This ensures that accepted articles will be immediately and permanently free to access by everyone.
The open access publication fee for this journal is:

For Egyptian authors: — Pages 1–12: 480 EGP (40 EGP for each additional page) — Reviewing: 200 EGP.

For Non-Egyptian authors: — Pages 1–12: $60 ($5 for each additional page) — Reviewing: $25.

Note: All fees (including review fees) and pricing are set and collected by the Faculty of Agriculture, Ain-Shams University. All mentioned open access publication fees are excluding taxes. At first, authors should pay the reviewing fee; the remaining fees will be due upon acceptance for publication.

Institution: Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo)
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
Account Number: 9-88005-450-9
Account Name: شمس عين جامعة الزراعة كلية – الخاص الطابع ذات الوحدات

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Author rights

For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to the Faculty of Agriculture, Ain-Shams University, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

Publishing schedule

This journal is published twice a year; June and December.

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