Fast Publication in Agricultural Science

Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.

Current review and production time averages for our Agricultural Science journals* are highlighted below:

Journal First decision
submission to
first decision in weeks
Review speed
submission to
final decision in weeks
First online
acceptance to
citable online in weeks
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 7.34 12.02 4.00
Agricultural Systems 7.84 12.06 4.70
Agricultural Water Management 8.86 13.99 3.85
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 5.31 8.65 4.16
Applied Soil Ecology 8.01 11.65 4.26
Biosystems Engineering 8.76 13.15 5.41
Catena 14.37 23.45 3.69
Crop Protection 6.30 11.07 4.33
Current Plant Biology 5.14 6.87 6.07
Engineering in Agriculture, Environment and Food 9.28 11.06 8.23
European Journal of Agronomy 4.58 6.52 3.77
European Journal of Soil Biology 4.97 9.90 2.19
Field Crops Research 3.68 5.36 4.04
Forest Ecology and Management 3.88 6.44 4.36
Geoderma 10.61 15.26 3.32
Geoderma Regional 5.75 8.30 0.73
Global Food Security 12.47 26.41 4.39
Industrial Crops & Products 6.24 7.54 3.94
Journal of Stored Products Research 9.00 13.94 3.84
Postharvest Biology and Technology 4.91 7.29 4.27
Soil & Tillage Research 8.99 14.85 4.18
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 5.71 9.50 2.23

Information on timeframe and definitions.

Every year we aim to improve the publication speed. It’s just one of the many reasons you should submit your research to one of Elsevier’s Agricultural Science journals.

*The journals featured represent a selection of journals from Agricultural Science.