Plagiarism Policy

Taking the ideas and work of others without giving them credit is unfair and dishonest. Copying even one sentence from someone else's manuscript, or even one of your own that has previously been published, without proper citation, is considered plagiarism-use your own words instead.

Plagiarism detection

FASJ is a member of the Turnitin plagiarism detection initiative. In cases of suspected plagiarism, Turnitin is available to the editors of our journals to detect instances of overlapping and similar text in submitted manuscripts.

Peer review is the major quality to keep measure for any academic journal. In this process, experts in the relevant fields, analyze the scholarly work from every perception, including its writing, the accuracy of its technical content, its documentation, and its impact on and implication to the discipline.

Reviewers play a pivotal role in scholarly publishing, and their valuable opinions certify the quality of the article under thoughtfulness. Peer review helps to approve research, establishing a standard for evaluation within research communities. Further, the standard Review Process shall take Minimum 7-8 Weeks.

Food and Agriculture Spectrum Journal employs the peer review process to maintain academic standards and ensure the validity of individual works submitted for publication. Also, it follows a single-blinded peer review process, to ensure independent editorial decision-making.

Depending on reviewer commentary and recommendations, manuscripts may be sent back to authors for revision. After the assistant editor receives the revised manuscript, it is assigned to the reviewer(s) once again, for approval of changes. But the final decision to publish is made by the Editor-in-Chief.

Food and Agriculture Spectrum Journal will grant a double-blinded peer-review process upon an author´s request, and this requires the prior approval of the Editor-in-Chief.