Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Nutrientsopen access

H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Food Science
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Publication typeJournals

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Food Science2010Q4
Food Science2011Q3
Food Science2012Q2
Food Science2013Q1
Food Science2014Q1
Food Science2015Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.888
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.440
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.199
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.272
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.983
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.823
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.952
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20101
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20128
Self Cites201333
Self Cites201490
Self Cites2015212
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201195
Total Cites2012405
Total Cites20131179
Total Cites20142133
Total Cites20153123
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20100.208
External Cites per document20110.860
External Cites per document20122.392
External Cites per document20134.152
External Cites per document20144.046
External Cites per document20153.713
Cites per document20100.250
Cites per document20110.888
Cites per document20122.440
Cites per document20134.272
Cites per document20144.224
Cites per document20153.983
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents201517
Citable documents201024
Citable documents2011107
Citable documents2012166
Citable documents2013276
Citable documents2014505
Citable documents2015784
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents201020
Uncited documents201156
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents201360
Uncited documents201490
Uncited documents2015130
Cited documents20105
Cited documents201155
Cited documents2012126
Cited documents2013223
Cited documents2014422
Cited documents2015671
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