Scientia Agricola Journal

Basic information

Scientia Agricola is a journal of the University of São Paulo edited at the Luiz de Queiroz campus in Piracicaba, a city in São Paulo state, southeastern Brazil. Scientia Agricola publishes original articles which contribute to the advancement of the agricultural, environmental and biological sciences.

Scientia Agricola is edited since 1992, replacing the Anais da ESALQ (Annals of ESALQ) and incorporating the journal Energia Nuclear e Agricultura (Nuclear Energy and Agriculture).


Manuscripts must be submitted through the online system at, the site http://www.scielo.br/sa, by clicking on "submissão online". When submitting manuscripts for publication, authors should follow the Instructions to authors.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Sci. Agric. (Piracicaba, Braz.) and should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.

Scope and editorial policy

The journal covers a broad spectrum of topics, including Crop and Animal Production, Agricultural Engineering, Agroindustrial Technology, Forestry, and Applications in Agricultural, Environmental, Soil, and Biological Sciences.

Four categories of manuscript can be submitted: original research articles, reviews, notes and points of view.

Original research articles are grouped by subject matter into the following categories: Agricultural Engineering; Agricultural Microbiology; Agrometeorology; Animal Science and Pastures; Biometry, Modeling, and Statistics; Crop Science; Ecology; Entomology; Food Science and Technology; Forestry Science; Genetics and Plant Breeding; Plant Pathology; Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Soils and Plant Nutrition; and Zoology.

The journal is indexed in Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®), CAB Abstracts, SciELO, AGRIS, AGROBASE, Chemical Abstracts, INIS and Tropag & Rural.

Original manuscripts evaluated by the Editorial Board may be submitted to peer review or rejected without further review.


Intellectual property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY-NC.

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