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Indian Journal of Plant Sciences: A Scientometric Approach

International Journal of Information Studies and Libraries

Volume 5 Issue 2

Published: 2020
Author(s) Name: Nirendra Kumar Pachauri | Author(s) Affiliation: Librarian, Kendriya Vidyalaya OEF Hazratpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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The paper deals with the scientometric study of the journal titled ‘Indian Journal of Plant Sciences’. It is an online journal, very productive in the field of plant and agriculture sciences. The study covers a period of three years; it deals mainly with the average number of citations, average length of the articles, authorship patterns, core journals of the field, and forms of documents cited by research scholars and scientists. The most productive journals and their citation counts are also analysed to improve the study pattern in the field of plant and agricultural sciences. A total of 70 articles are analysed; it is revealed that the pattern of multiple authorship is a trend in the field of plant sciences, and journals are the most cited documents by research scholars and scientists.

Keywords: Scientometrics, Bibliometrics, Citation, Journal Ranking, Authorship Pattern, Plant Science, Price Escalation

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