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The journal is ESCI indexed (Web of Science)

BJAS's SJR for 2016 – 0.223

From the beginning of 1995 the Agricultural Academy in Bulgaria is publishing Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science® (BJAS) - the first agricultural scientific journal in Bulgaria for fundamental and applied researches, published entirely in English language, and one of the few such journals in Central Europe.
Bulgaria is an agricultural country with traditions and long standing experience in the development of agrarian science and production. BJAS, printing in English, in accordance with international standards,provides possibilities for Bulgarian agricultural science to enter adequately into the worlds scientific field, to find its place in reviews, abstracts and electronic means for processing and transfer of scientific information. Besides scientific articles provided in Bulgarian universities and research institutes, BJAS publishes also articles from Eastern Europe and other countries all over the world. The Editorial board of the journal includes prominent scholars from Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Italy, Spain, Japan, Greece, Bulgaria and other countries.

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The Journal

Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science (BJAS) is a peer-reviewed, open access, online and print journal, issued bimonthly. It has been published in English since 1995.
ISSN 0310-0351 - print
ISSN 2534-983X - online

Publisher: Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Maya Ignatova
Editor: Roumyana Vassileva
E-mail: bjas_sb@abv.bg
Web: journal.agrojournal.org

Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science
125, Tzarigradsko shosse Blvd., Block 1
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

Print preparation: Photonika - Ivo Nikov
Printing: Avangard Ltd.


Referencing and Indexing

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
Scopus SJR 2017: 0.262   
EBSCO - Academic Search Ultimate
CAB Abstracts
Google Scholar



BJAS publishes original research papers, review articles and brief communications form all areas of agricultural science including agricultural economics, agroecology, agrochemisty and soil science, crop science, plant protection, animal science, veterinary medicine, fisheries and aquaculture, agricultural engineering, food technologies and other related areas.


Procedure for Submission

The journal publishes original articles, reviews and short communications that contain original experimental data or new interpretations of existing results. They must comply with the themes of the journal and have not been published elsewhere. Plagiarism is unacceptable for the journal. Use of foreign ideas and images in their original form is allowed only in their exact citation. All submitted articles are checked for plagiarism and when there are large parts already published texts or data, the articles are rejected. We do not accept manuscripts that are fully or partially published in other publications. The manuscript, written in English, should be submitted online after registration.
After the reception of the article, the manuscript is given to referees for anonymous peer review. Authors will be notified about the acceptance or rejection of the manuscripts. The corrected manuscript should be submitted to the website of the journal. The editorial staff is not responsible for inaccurate citations, including the content of websites and copyright infringement. The publishing fee is 10 EURO per standard typescripted page.


The subscription price is 200 EURO per year.

Prof. Dr. Maya Ignatova (Sofia - Bulgaria)


Cor. Member Prof. Eng. DSc Stephan Dragoev (Plovdiv – Bulgaria)
Prof. DSc Irena Atanassova (Sofia – Bulgaria)
Prof. DSc Rositza Batchvarova (Sofia – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. h.c. Nikolay Todorov (Stara Zagora – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Elena Todorovska (Sofia – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Hrabrin Bachev (Sofia – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Hristina Yancheva (Plovdiv – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Neli Valkova (Chirpan – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Radka Nedeva (Shumen – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Staika Laleva (Stara Zagora – Bulgaria)
Assoc. Prof. Anelia Katova (Pleven – Bulgaria)
Assoc. Prof. Vesela Chalova (Plovdiv – Bulgaria)
Prof. Dr. Diego Rubales (Cordoba – Spain)
Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Katis (Thessaloniki – Greece)
Prof. Dr. Rainer Horn (Kiel – Germany)
Prof. Dr. Tu Quang Hien (Thai Nguyen – Vietnam)
Prof. Dr. Yalcin Kaya (Edirne – Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Yukihiro Sogimoto (Kobe – Japan)
Prof. Dr. Zichau Li (Beijing – China)
Dr. Giuseppe Sortino (Palermo – Italy)
Dr. Nicola Galluzzo (Rieti – Italy)
Dipl.-Ing. Klaus Wagner (Vienna – Austria)


Executive Editor
Roumyana Vassileva