|Ciência e Agrotecnologia is a scientific journal edited by Editora UFLA, the publishing house of the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA), state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The abbreviation of its title is Ciênc. agrotec., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.|
AGRIS - International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and
AGROBASE - Base de Dados da Agricultura Brasileira
ASFA - Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
CAB Abstracts - Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau
Chemical Abstracts - Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
CIRS - International Center for Scientific Research
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals
FSTA - Food Science and Technology Abstracts
ICAP - Indexação Coletiva de Artigos de Periódicos
LATINDEX - Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de
América Latina, el Caribe, Espanã y Portugal
LILACS - Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde
SciELO - Scientific Eletronic Library Online
SCOPUS - Elsevier
Sumários.org - Sumários de Revistas Brasileiras
WofS - Web of Science - Thomson Reuters
All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.
|Renato Paiva (Federal University of Lavras - UFLA, Lavras, MG, Brazil)|
Alberto Vasconcellos Inda Junior (UFRGS - Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil)
Bartholomeu Panis (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
Carlos Alberto Silva (UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Edson Ampelio Pozza (UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Elen Alvarenga da Silva (UFPR - Curitiba, PR, Brazil)
João Bosco Vasconcellos Gomes (EMBRAPA/CNPF - Curitiba, PR, Brazil)
Lloyd Darrell Norton (Purdue University - Indiana, United States)
Marco Aurélio Carbone Carneiro (UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Margarete Marin Lordelo Volpato (EPAMIG - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Maurizio Lambardi (IVALSA – Florence, Italy)
Michele Duarte de Menezes (UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Moacir de Souza Dias Junior (UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Nilton Curi (UFLA - Lavras, MG, Brazil)
Phillip Owens (Purdue University - Indiana, United States)
Regla Toujag La Rosa Massahud (UFAL - Maceió, AL, Brazil)
Romulo Cerqueira Leite (UFMG - Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil)
Schuyler Korban (University of Massachusetts - Boston, United States)
Vidal Barrón Lopez de Torre (Universidad de Córdoba - Córdoba, Spain)
Késia Portela de Assis (Secretary)
Marco Aurélio Costa Santiago (Editorial Designer)
Patrícia Carvalho de Morais (Editorial Designer)
Renata de Lima Rezende (Editorial Designer)
Scope and Policy
Ciência e Agrotecnologia is a scientific journal edited by Editora UFLA, the publishing house of the Federal University of Lavras, Brazil.
Articles published in Ciência e Agrotecnologia cover research areas of Agricultural Science, Animal Science and Veterinary, Food Science and Technology, Agribusiness Economy and Administration, and Rural Engineering. Submission of a manuscript to the journal requires that it has neither been published nor is under consideration for publication elsewhere.
The journal is published online with continuous flow under the Open Access model and is therefore free for anyone to read, download, copy and disseminate its publications for educational purposes. Original research articles, reviews (by invitation only) and pre-prints maybe published by the journal. Upon acceptance for publication, authors assign to the journal full copyright of the manuscript in all languages and countries.
|All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.|
Manuscripts must be submitted online at http://cienciaeagrotecnologia.ufla.br by clicking on “Submissão de Artigos” (Left menu).
A cover letter , signed by all authors, must be sent to the Editor requesting the publication. It must contain author's full name with no abbreviations, and work address (institution, city, state, and country). At submission, this letter must be attached in the field "Cover Letter". Any further insertion, exclusion or alteration in the authorship must be agreed by all authors (including the excluded author, if the case).
The current article processing charge is based on the number of edited page (final format). A non-refundable submission fee is charged. Upon the manuscript acceptance, this fee is discounted from the final cost of publication.
|Received manuscripts are forwarded to the editorial board to be initially evaluated in terms of comparative relevance to other manuscripts of the same research area that were submitted for publication. If considered as relevant, the manuscript is submitted to blind peer reviewers. If approved and if necessary, the manuscript may return to the correspondent author for corrections. If the corrections are not returned within the required deadline, the publication process will be automatically cancelled. Requested corrections not attended without justification may also lead to cancellation. In order to ensure the readability of the manuscript, a revision of the written English may be required and must be performed by any company indicated by the journal.|
Manuscripts must be written in English using US orthographic and grammatical rules and edited using the program Microsoft Word for Windows on paper size A4 (21 cm x 29.7 cm), double spaced using Times New Roman font, size 12, with a 2.5 cm margin on both left and right hand side, and on upper and lower margins, heading and footnote. It must be organized in sections as follows:
Must contain a clear and concise title, being explanatory. Tables should not contain vertical lines. Horizontal lines must separate title from the presented data and at the bottom of the table. Tables should be made on Microsoft Word (Table - Insert Table), with each value inserted in a single cell, centrally located.
Figures, images, photos and graphs, symbols or formulas
Figures, images, photos and graphs may be in color or black and white, clear and with contrast, inserted in the text after their first citation and also in a separate file (Manuscript Files field), saved in extension "TIFF" or "JPEG" with minimum resolution of 300 dpi. Bigger images which occupies two columns must present 1200 pixels’ size in width. Figures must be described using Times New Roman font, size 10, without bold, without a text box and arranged in order.
Citation in the text by the alphabetic system (author year)
Two authors: Davis and Jones (2020) or (Davis; Jones, 2020).
All references and their correct citation in the text are the responsibility of the author(s): (i) do not abbreviate any other word apart from the first and middle names of authors; (ii) use all capitals only for acronyms, i.e., when the author is an organization; (iii) name all authors and capitalize authors' last name and initial of middle names, which should be separated by a period (.); (iv) separate authors by semicolon (;); (v) do not use ampersands (&) in the citations nor in the reference list; (vi) do not abbreviate the periodical name; (vii) use a comma (,) to separate the title and volume of a periodical; when present, issue number must follow volume within parenthesis (); (viii) separate the periodical volume or issue from the page numbers (or elocation-id) with a colon (:); (ix) use full page numbering; (x) separate page numbers with a dash (-); (xi) separate page numbers from year with a comma (,) followed by a space; (xii) use a period (.) after the year; (xiii) for book, indicate the number of a given edition e.g., "2ed"; (xiv) for book, indicate also the city, state and country of the publisher before the publisher name; (xv) separate publisher country from publisher name with a colon (:);(xvi) references must be set in alphabetic order, aligned left and simple spaced in a reference and double spaced between references.
Most common reference examples
Thesis and dissertation
Abstracts published in congresses or other events:
Manuscript that involve experimentation with living animals must provide evidences that it was performed in accordance with local ethical guidelines. These evidences must be officially stated in the Material and Methods section, describing that the study was evaluated and approved by an appropriate ethical committee.
Submission fee: R$120.00 (One hundred and twenty reals) non-refundable. If the manuscript is accepted for publication, this submission fee is discounted from the final cost of publication.
The receipt of submission fee and publication charge, must be attached in the field "Payment".