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Faculty of Agricultural Sciences Journal of Agricultural and Allied Sciences

The Journal of Agricultural and Allied Sciences (JAAS) is bi-annual journal dedicated to the contemporary high-quality research in all disciplines of Agriculture and Allied Sciences.


JAAS publishes original Research Papers, Review Articles, Short Communications, Book Reviews, Letters to editors etc., in all the disciplines of Agriculture and Allied Sciences. We prefer the recent advancements and technological breakthroughs in the field of Agricultural Sciences. Specific areas of the interest of the proposed journal include (but are not confined to): all aspects of Agriculture and Allied sciences like Plant Protection, Crop Improvement, Horticulture, Soil Sciences, Plant Physiology, Plant Biotechnology, Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, Agri-business, Agricultural Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Plant Bio-chemistry, Agricultural Microbiology and Post-harvest Technology.

Publication ethics and Plagiarism

JAAS is committed to maintain the highest level of integrity of the content published. The authors should declare the conflict of interests at the time of submission (If any). The corresponding author should declare that final version of the submitted manuscript have been approved by all the authors. All JAAS submissions will be subjected to plagiarism evaluation using the appropriate software (to be provided by DAV University library). If the plagiarism more than threshold (say 15%) will be identified, the editorial board may reject/retract the manuscript in any stage of the publication/indexing. Else, the COPE guidelines on plagiarism and publication ethics will be followed. In any dispute, decision made by Editorial board/Editor-in-chief will be final.

Contact details for submission

Papers should be submitted through an email to along with a covering letter addressed to the Editor-in-chief.

Word limits for article types:

Original paper (not exceeding 3500 words)

Review article (not exceeding 5000 words)

Short communication (not exceeding 1200 words)

Book review (not exceeding 1500 words)

(font size 12, times new roman for the manuscript body)

Reference format

Research/Review paper

Sharma A, Thakur A, Kaur S and Pati PK (2012). Effect of Alternaria alternata on the coccinellid pest Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata, and its implications for biological pest management. Journal of Pest Science, 85: 513–518.

Book Chapter

Sharma A, Nagar PK and Pati PK (2013). ROS modulated responses during pathogen infestation in plants. In: Hemantaranjan (Ed), Advances in Plant Physiology- An International Treatise Series, Vol. 14, Scientific Publishers, India. pp 331-347.


Malhotra N and Singh M (2021). Himalayan Medicinal Plants: Advances in Botany, Production and Research (First Edition). Academic Press, Elsevier.

South J and Blass B (2001). The future of modern genomics. Blackwell Publishers, London.


Sharma A (2013). Study of leaf spot disease in Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal employing morphological, biochemical and molecular approaches. PhD Thesis, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar


Manuscript Template

While preparing manuscript for JAAS, authors are advised to go through the manuscript template (Manuscript Tempelate)

Editorial board

Dr. Anju Pathania (Editor-in-chief), Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Dr. Ashutosh Sharma, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Dr. Poonam Jasrotia, IIWBR, Karnal

Dr. Ajay Bhardwaj, CSSRI, Karnal

Dr. A. Walia, CSKHPKV, Palampur

Dr. V. Pathania, PAU, Ludhiana

Dr. R. Sharma, Manipal University, Jaipur

Dr. Rahul Kumar, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Dr. Puja Rattan, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Dr. A. H. Reddy, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Dr. Lakhmir Singh, Faculty of Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Dr. Tejinder Kaur, Faculty of Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Mr. Sandeep Kumar (Editorial Assistant), Lab Technician, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Advisory Board

Chief Advisor

Prof. (Dr.) S. S. Johal, Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda

Associate Members (Advisory Board)

Dr. R. K. Seth, Dean (Academics), DAV University, Jalandhar

Prof. H. Bariana, Plant Breeding Institute Cobbitty, Sydney, Australia

Dr. G. Velu, Senior Wheat Breeder, CIMMYT, Mexico

Dr. K. K. Jindal, EX-ADG Horticulture, ICAR, New Delhi

Dr. G. P. Singh, Director, Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal

Dr. P. C. Sharma, Director, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal

Dr. Ravish Chatrath, Scientist Emeritus, IIW&BR, Karnal

Dr. J. P. Saini, Scientist Emeritus, CSKHPKV, Palampur

Dr. P. N. Sharma, Professor, CSKHPKV, Palampur

Frequency of publication of journal issue: Bi-annual (twice in a year)

Nature: Peer-reviewed and multi-disciplinary e-journal

Publisher: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Chief-Patron: Dr. Punam Suri, Chancellor, DAV University, Jalandhar

Patron: Dr. Jasbir Rishi, Vice-Chancellor, DAV University, Jalandhar

Editor-in-chief: Dr. Anju Pathania, Associate Professor, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, DAV University, Jalandhar

Editorial Assistant: Mr. Sandeep Kumar (for managing and keeping records)


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