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American Journal of Food Technology

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Food Science
PublisherScience Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1557458X, 15574571
Coverage2007-2016 (cancelled)
Scope American Journal of Food Technology is dedicated to provide a forum to the scientific community to publish original research results in the field of food science and technology. Scope of the journal covers: Proximate analysis, novel foods, food quality assurance and food safety, raw material composition of food, food storage and distribution, consumer acceptance of foodstuffs, physical properties of food, food engineering practices, food marketing and food manufacturing techniques. American Journal of Food Technology now accepting new submissions.


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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.

Food Science2008Q3
Food Science2009Q3
Food Science2010Q3
Food Science2011Q2
Food Science2012Q2
Food Science2013Q3
Food Science2014Q2
Food Science2015Q3
Food Science2016Q3
Food Science2017Q4
Food Science2018Q3

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.221
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.264
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.961
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.910
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.686
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.576
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.221
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.576
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.494
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.736
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.980
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.090
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.608
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.582
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.462
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.651
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.221
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.264
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.765
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.918
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.780
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.471
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20100
Self Cites201129
Self Cites201241
Self Cites20134
Self Cites201413
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Total Cites20070
Total Cites200815
Total Cites200929
Total Cites201080
Total Cites2011133
Total Cites2012257
Total Cites2013196
Total Cites2014219
Total Cites201587
Total Cites201653
Total Cites201749
Total Cites201841
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.206
External Cites per document20090.255
External Cites per document20100.576
External Cites per document20111.169
External Cites per document20121.459
External Cites per document20130.960
External Cites per document20141.025
External Cites per document20150.601
External Cites per document20160.571
External Cites per document20170.462
External Cites per document20180.651
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.221
Cites per document20090.264
Cites per document20100.576
Cites per document20111.494
Cites per document20121.736
Cites per document20130.980
Cites per document20141.090
Cites per document20150.608
Cites per document20160.582
Cites per document20170.462
Cites per document20180.651
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200868
Citable documents2009110
Citable documents2010139
Citable documents201189
Citable documents2012148
Citable documents2013200
Citable documents2014201
Citable documents2015143
Citable documents201691
Citable documents2017106
Citable documents201863
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200858
Uncited documents200989
Uncited documents201094
Uncited documents201129
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents2013106
Uncited documents201489
Uncited documents201588
Uncited documents201661
Uncited documents201773
Uncited documents201834
Cited documents20070
Cited documents200810
Cited documents200921
Cited documents201045
Cited documents201160
Cited documents2012103
Cited documents201394
Cited documents2014112
Cited documents201555
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201733
Cited documents201829
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