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Malaysian Applied Biologyopen access

Country Malaysia  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)
Publisher Malaysian Society of Applied Biology
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01268643
Coverage1980, 1986-1987, 2012-2019
Scope MABJ considers all fields of biology and applied biology. There are basically two types of articles: Full research article and research note. A research note is a short communication that doesn’t contain abstract and section subheadings. The reviewers can also suggest that a manuscript to be published as research note if they feel that the research is not adequate for a full paper. We occasionally publish review article by invitation and research articles from MSAB Symposium.

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q4
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20130.106
20140.127
20150.128
20160.112
20170.205
20180.194
20190.130
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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.299
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.385
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.551
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.347
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.059
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.128
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.315
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.439
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.536
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.128
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.224
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20161
Self Cites201718
Self Cites201815
Self Cites20199
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20131
Total Cites20145
Total Cites201515
Total Cites201640
Total Cites201761
Total Cites2018113
Total Cites201969
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20120
External Cites per document20130.059
External Cites per document20140.103
External Cites per document20150.183
External Cites per document20160.307
External Cites per document20170.309
External Cites per document20180.464
External Cites per document20190.215
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.059
Cites per document20140.128
Cites per document20150.211
Cites per document20160.315
Cites per document20170.439
Cites per document20180.536
Cites per document20190.247
% 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
201217.65
201313.04
20146.25
20152.56
20162.78
20178.26
20187.84
20195.26
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents201812
Non-citable documents201919
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201317
Citable documents201439
Citable documents201571
Citable documents2016127
Citable documents2017139
Citable documents2018211
Citable documents2019279
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20120
Uncited documents201316
Uncited documents201435
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents2016115
Uncited documents2017108
Uncited documents2018172
Uncited documents2019250
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20131
Cited documents20145
Cited documents201514
Cited documents201618
Cited documents201738
Cited documents201851
Cited documents201948
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