How to register in the system and submit articles?

Full details of how to make online submissions can be found in the “ Guide for Authors”

What is the policy of accessing articles in The Electronic Journal of Crop Production?

Without the use of ‘offline browsers’ for extensive download, all the articles published in The Electronic Journal of Crop Production are fully open access. Of course, no individual or institution has the right to use the content of the Journal for commercial purposes.

How to submit articles to the The Electronic Journal of Crop Production?

Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically by using The Electronic Journal of Crop Production online submission and review web site (https://ejcp.gau.ac.ir). This site will guide authors stepwise through the submission process

How should the manuscripts be prepared for the submission to The Electronic Journal of Crop Production?

To prepare the final version of an article for its publication, please see "Guide for Authors" section. It is essential to observe all the tips and style sheets provided in this section

What is the peer review process of manuscripts submitted to The Electronic Journal of Crop Production?

Please refer to the Journal’s Peer Review Process

In which languages does The Electronic Journal of Crop Production accept articles?

The Electronic Journal of Crop Production accepts articles both in Persian and English. After collecting enough English articles for an issue, they will be published in a special issue

What ethical principles should be upheld by the authors of articles?

The Electronic Journal of Crop Production  strongly emphasizes on ethical principles for publication to be closely followed by all authors aiming to publish in this journal. Full details of the ethical obligations can be found in the “ Publication Ethics” and “About Journal” sections

What will happen if there is a non-compliance with the ethical principles of publication by the authors?

Be aware that non-compliance with publication ethics will result in the withdrawal of your paper and authors will enter a black list and will be unable to make future submissions to the Journal. Additionally, the authors’  affiliated institutions  will be notified of the misconduct and unethical behavior

What is the policy The Electronic Journal of Crop Production in case of plagiarism?

Please be informed The Electronic Journal of Crop Production takes plagiarism very seriously, and if any type of plagiarism is noted and proven, the manuscript will be withdrawn from the publication process. If the plagiarism is encountered after the article is published, an explanatory notification will be published about the case in the following Issue, and the article will be removed from the online archive of the Journal. Moreover, authors submitting plagiarized materials will enter a black list and the affiliated institutions will be notified of the plagiarism

What characteristics would influence acceptance or rejection of a manuscript in The Electronic Journal of Crop Production ?

Articles should be in line with the aims and scope of the Journal and have a sound research structure. In addition to observing the scientific structure of an article, novelty, reliability of findings, validity of methods and techniques, and trustworthiness of references and resources are among the most important factors influencing the acceptance of a manuscript. Articles should demonstrate quality research related to human rights and all interdisciplinary fields of study to warrant publication in this journal. Articles that merely express issues superficially or only in the form translation of documents or repetitions, without any critical review of the literature, will have little chance of acceptance

Who is responsible for submitting and keeping track of a manuscript in the publication process?

The corresponding author is the one to whom all the correspondences (queries, revisions, etc.) are sent. The corresponding author coordinates the manuscript, cover letter, editor and reviewers’ suggestions, and later, responses to editors and reviewers

Is it mandatory to sign a license agreement?

Yes, the corresponding author should give the license agreement to all the co-authors and gather their signatures. This form must be sent to the office of the Journal after the article is accepted to be published

Is it mandatory to suggest reviewers when a manuscript is submitted?

No, but suggestion of fair and expert reviewers at this stage can accelerate the process of peer-reviewing.

Where is The Electronic Journal of Crop Production indexed?

Please see Indexing and Abstracting section of the Journal's website

What can be done if ones forget their password?

Select "Sign In" bottom on the top menu of the home page of the journal, then you can select "I forget the password" option. If it did not work you can contact the executive manager of the Journal