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Agronomia Mesoamericanaopen access


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Agronomía Mesoamericana is a quarterly publication (January-April, May-August, and September-December), and was born on the XXXV Meeting of the Central American Strengthening of Crops and Animals Cooperative Program (PCCMCA, in Spanish), held in Honduras in 1989. Its purpose was to disseminate the research results that are presented in these annual meetings. The first volume was published and distributed in 1990, during the XXXVI Meeting of PCCMCA in El Salvador. Nowadays its objective is to disseminate scientific information through the publication of articles, short communications, technical notes and literature reviews, related with food and agriculture sciences from anywhere in the world, emphasized in tropical and subtropical zones, especially from Mesoamerican and the Caribbean. Aimed towards the area's scientific community, which includes researchers, academic professors and students. In accordance with the rules from the Agronomía Mesoamericana journal, the authors of the scientific works have the following rights over their published work: they can present them in public, prepare derivative works, reproduce and distribute them. Users of the journal can mention the information contained in the published material (as long as they cite them correctly, otherwise they recur in plagiarism) with teaching and research purposes. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Agronomy and Crop Science2020Q4
Agronomy and Crop Science2021Q4
Agronomy and Crop Science2022Q4
Agronomy and Crop Science2023Q4
Food Science2020Q4
Food Science2021Q4
Food Science2022Q4
Food Science2023Q4
Soil Science2020Q4
Soil Science2021Q4
Soil Science2022Q4
Soil Science2023Q4

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.725
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.672
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20230.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.233
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.725
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.672
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20230.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.233
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.725
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.642
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20203
Self Cites202117
Self Cites202215
Self Cites202326
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202014
Total Cites202187
Total Cites2022129
Total Cites2023135
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.183
External Cites per document20210.583
External Cites per document20220.594
External Cites per document20230.524
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.233
Cites per document20210.725
Cites per document20220.672
Cites per document20230.649
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Non-citable documents20230
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202060
Citable documents2021120
Citable documents2022192
Citable documents2023208
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202047
Uncited documents202170
Uncited documents2022114
Uncited documents2023124
Cited documents20190
Cited documents202013
Cited documents202150
Cited documents202278
Cited documents202384
% Female Authors

Evolution of the percentage of female authors.

YearFemale Percent
Documents cited by public policy (Overton)

Evolution of the number of documents cited by public policy documents according to Overton database.

Documents related to SDGs (UN)

Evoution of the number of documents related to Sustainable Development Goals defined by United Nations. Available from 2018 onwards.

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