About the Journal

Focus and Scope

SAARC Journal of Agriculture (SJA) is one of the official journals of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and published from SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC), Dhaka, Bangladesh.  It is an open accessed, peer-reviewed international journal with two issues in each year. The aim of the journal is to advance and share scientific knowledge in all spheres of agricultural sciences. The SJA welcomes the manuscripts relevant to the SAARC Member States namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Articles from rest of the world are also welcome subject to its applicability over the agricultural sciences. Official email address: saarcjournal@yahoo.com

Publication Frequency

SAARC Journal of Agriculture (SJA) is half yearly journal, i.e. two issues in a year, first issue at June and second at December of each year.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

Editor- in- Chief:
Dr. Md. Baktear Hossain
Director, SAARC Agriculture Centre
BARC Complex, Farmgate
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

Managing Editor:
Dr. Grinson George
Senior Program Specialist (Fisheries), SAARC Agriculture Centre
BARC Complex, Farmgate
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

Associate Editor:
Dr. Fatema Nasrin Jahan
Senior Program Officer (Natural Resources Management)
SAARC Agriculture Centre, BARC Complex
Dhaka-1215, Bangladesh

Dr. M. Jahiruddin
Professor, Department of Soil Science
Faculty of Agriculture
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Email: m_jahiruddin@yahoo.com
Dr. Muhammad Musa
Director (Research)
Ayub Agricultural Research Institute
Faisalabad, Pakistan
Email: mum96@hotmail.com
Dr. P.K. Mandal
Principal Scientist
National Research Centre for Plant Biotechnology
IARI Campus, New Delhi, India
Email: pranabkumarmandal@gmail.com
Dr. S.K. Sahoo
Principal Scientist
Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture Bhubaneswar
Odisha, India
Email: sksahoo100@rediffmail.com
Dr. Badar Naseem Siddiqui
Department of Agriculture Extension & Communication
PMAS-Arid Agricultural University
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Email: brbadar@uaar.edu.pk
Dr. Bhim Bahadur Khatri
Senior Scientist and Coordinator
National Potato Research Programme
Nepal Agricultural Research Council
Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal
Email: bhimkhatri058@gmail.com
Dr. P.B. Dharmasena
National Consultant
Food and Agriculture Organization
Sri Lanka
Email: dharmasenapb@ymail.com
Dr. Md. Shahidur Rashid Bhuiyan
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Email: bhuiyansau1983@gmail.com
Dr. Pratap Singh Birthal
Principal Scientist
National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research
D.P.S. Marg, Pusa, New Delhi, India
Email: psbirthal@yahoo.com
Dr. A.K. Singh
Head, Genetics Department & Joint Director (Research)
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
Pusa, New Delhi, INDIA
Email: jd_research@iari.res.in
Dr. P. Pravin
Assistant Director General (Marine Fisheries)
Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II
Pusa, New Delhi, INDIA
Email: pravinp2005@gmail.com

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