ISSN 0103-9016 printed version
ISSN 1678-992X online version



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, 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.


Indexed in

Articles published in Scientia Agricola are indexed or  abstracted by:

  • Agris
  • Agrobase
  • CAB - Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • INIS
  • Tropag & Rural
  • Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology, and Environmental Sciences, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch®)


Intellectual property

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



Scientia Agricola receives accreditation and financial support of the:


  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)

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