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Pharmacognosy Journal

Country India  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of India
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics
Drug Discovery
PublisherPharmacognosy Network Worldwide
Publication typeJournals
Scope Our main mission is to make information on herbal drug research readily available in different formats to suit the individual needs. Pharmacognosy Journal (Phcog J.) covers different topics in natural product drug discovery, and also publishes manuscripts that describe pharmacognostic investigations, evaluation reports, methods, techniques and applications of all forms of medicinal plant research


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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.

Drug Discovery2010Q4
Drug Discovery2011Q4
Drug Discovery2012Q3
Drug Discovery2013Q3
Drug Discovery2014Q3
Drug Discovery2015Q3
Drug Discovery2016Q3
Drug Discovery2017Q4
Drug Discovery2018Q3
Drug Discovery2019Q3

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.497
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.601
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.599
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.775
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.818
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.497
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.468
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.637
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.547
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.484
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.867
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.830
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.425
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.497
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.699
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.507
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.671
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.879
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.843
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20107
Self Cites201135
Self Cites201224
Self Cites201315
Self Cites201411
Self Cites20154
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201728
Self Cites201848
Self Cites201941
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201017
Total Cites201188
Total Cites2012147
Total Cites2013137
Total Cites2014174
Total Cites2015128
Total Cites2016118
Total Cites2017124
Total Cites2018254
Total Cites2019387
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.250
External Cites per document20110.299
External Cites per document20120.392
External Cites per document20130.337
External Cites per document20140.597
External Cites per document20150.530
External Cites per document20160.514
External Cites per document20170.375
External Cites per document20180.703
External Cites per document20190.742
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.425
Cites per document20110.497
Cites per document20120.468
Cites per document20130.378
Cites per document20140.637
Cites per document20150.547
Cites per document20160.567
Cites per document20170.484
Cites per document20180.867
Cites per document20190.830
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents201510
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201040
Citable documents2011177
Citable documents2012314
Citable documents2013362
Citable documents2014273
Citable documents2015234
Citable documents2016208
Citable documents2017256
Citable documents2018293
Citable documents2019466
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201031
Uncited documents2011116
Uncited documents2012204
Uncited documents2013262
Uncited documents2014178
Uncited documents2015173
Uncited documents2016156
Uncited documents2017178
Uncited documents2018157
Uncited documents2019270
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20109
Cited documents201163
Cited documents2012112
Cited documents2013103
Cited documents2014102
Cited documents201571
Cited documents201661
Cited documents201781
Cited documents2018136
Cited documents2019196
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