Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Indian Forester



Universities and research institutions in India

Subject Area and Category


Scientific Publishers of India



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1982, 1986, 1996-2001



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The Indian Forester has always endeavoured to provide its readers, the information regarding the latest Research & Developments in the country on topical issues by bringing out Special issues on topics such as Conservation, Eucalyptus, Earth Summit, Vegetative Propagation, Biodiversity, Sustainable Development, Teak (Tectona Grandis), Wild Life Conservation, Neem, Agro forestry, Participatory Forestry Management, Environment, Poplar, Wood, Energy, Social Forestry, Bamboo, Medicinal Plants and Climate Change. 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.

Food Science1999Q4
Food Science2000Q3
Food Science2001Q4
Food Science2002Q4
Food Science2003Q4
Food Science2004Q4

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)19990.075
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.121
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.042
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.066
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.118
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.079
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.064
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.121
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
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 Cites199917
Self Cites200023
Self Cites200137
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Total Cites199937
Total Cites200043
Total Cites200154
Total Cites200223
Total Cites200311
Total Cites200415
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 document19990.041
External Cites per document20000.043
External Cites per document20010.037
External Cites per document20020.046
External Cites per document20030.032
External Cites per document20040.079
Cites per document19990.075
Cites per document20000.093
Cites per document20010.118
Cites per document20020.046
Cites per document20030.032
Cites per document20040.079
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Citable documents1999493
Citable documents2000460
Citable documents2001457
Citable documents2002496
Citable documents2003348
Citable documents2004189
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 documents1999464
Uncited documents2000423
Uncited documents2001416
Uncited documents2002477
Uncited documents2003338
Uncited documents2004175
Cited documents199929
Cited documents200037
Cited documents200141
Cited documents200219
Cited documents200310
Cited documents200414
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