About the Journal
Acta fytotechnica et zootechnica is an open access, a peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra. First published in 1957 as Proceedings of the University of Agriculture in Nitra. From 2013 is the Journal published online only.
Aims & scope
Journal focuses on presentation of regional, national and international current science results in plant and animal nutrition, genetics, breeding, animal health and welfare, agronomy and soil science, in particular:
- agrochemistry and plant nutrition
- botany, plant physiology, genetics, breeding, protection
- crop production, grass ecosystems and forages
- soil and environmental scienes
- sustainable agriculture
- zoology, animal genetics and breeding biology
- animal husbandry, nutrition and special husbandry
- animal health and veterinary sciences
- human nutrition
Issues/articles published from 2011 to 2021
Issues/articles published from 2009 to 2011
Issues/articles published from 1998 to 2003
Charges & Fees
Articles are published without article submission and article processing charges. For end-users are published papers free of charge.
Peer review policy
Editorial evaluation: first step, submitted manuscripts are assessed from the formal / technical points of view (comply with the editorial requirements, resp. guidelines for authors, main aims and scopes and policies) and from the point of view of plagiarism. Manuscripts which are not comply with editorial requirements will be returned for technical corrections. In case general/base incompliance of article with requirements will be rejected, rejected will be also articles with critical similarity score. When the technical/formal evaluation is completed, the manuscript proceeds to the stage of scientific evaluation.
Evaluation from the point of view of scientific quality is provided by the executive editors of subject/thematic sections. Based on the result of the preliminary evaluation from the point of view of scientific quality, the manuscript is either rejected, returned for corrections or moved to the review process. If the requested changes are made, the text returns to the executive editors. When the scientific evaluation is completed manuscript, the peer-review process is following.
The Acta fytotechnica et zootechnica peer-review model: blind review, two independent reviewers. If necessary (in case there are any differencies between review reports) a third reviewer will be invited. The results of reviewing can be acceptance, acceptance with minor or major modifications or rejected. Once the requested changes/corrections are made, the text returns to the executive editors.
Post peer-review process
Editing and preparing accepted manuscripts for publication. Online publishing.
Copyright & Licenses
Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) that allows others to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially) the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
The Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Screening of plagiarism
All manuscripts are checked by the Crossref service Similarity Check (iThenticate software).
eISSN 1336-9245 / pISSN 1335-258X (until to 2013)
Journal website: http://www.acta.fapz.uniag.sk
Journal periodicity: 4 issues per year
Abbreviation: Acta fytotechn zootechn
Faculty of Agrobiology and Food Resources, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra