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 Science2012Q1
Food Science2013Q1
Food Science2014Q1
Food Science2015Q1
Food Science2016Q1

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)20122.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.093
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.566
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.275
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.436
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.888
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.648
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.902
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.946
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.403
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.799
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 Cites2015233
Self Cites2016482
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201195
Total Cites2012408
Total Cites20131180
Total Cites20142192
Total Cites20153478
Total Cites20165522
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 document20122.410
External Cites per document20134.156
External Cites per document20144.162
External Cites per document20154.139
External Cites per document20163.959
Cites per document20100.250
Cites per document20110.888
Cites per document20122.458
Cites per document20134.275
Cites per document20144.341
Cites per document20154.436
Cites per document20164.338
% 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
Non-citable documents201624
Citable documents201024
Citable documents2011107
Citable documents2012166
Citable documents2013276
Citable documents2014505
Citable documents2015784
Citable documents20161273
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 documents201486
Uncited documents2015115
Uncited documents2016176
Cited documents20105
Cited documents201155
Cited documents2012126
Cited documents2013223
Cited documents2014426
Cited documents2015686
Cited documents20161121
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