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General information for authors

POLJOPRIVREDA (ISSN 1330-7142; e-ISSN 1848-8080) is published by the Faculty of Agrobiotechnical Sciences Osijek and Agricultural Institute Osijek. The journal publishes original research from the following fields: plant production, animal science, soil science, ecology and agricultural economics.
The papers are published in both Croatian and English language. Papers are accepted on the understanding that they have not been or will not be published elsewhere. Inferences, summaries, synopses, dissertations as well as presentations at symposia are not considered as published papers. Book surveys or their reviews, short translations and communications covering the agriculture field will also be published in the journal supplement.
Papers will be reviewed by at least 2 reviewers from corresponding field and proofread after acceptance. Reviewers will classify papers as: original scientific paper, scientific review, preliminary communication and professional paper.
Authors retain the copyright of published papers but they assign publishing rights to the Faculty of Agrobiotechnical Sciences Osijek, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek and Agricultural Institute Osijek as original publishers for the manuscripts.
Journal Poljoprivreda/Agriculture applies the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 4.0 CC BY-NC Licence to all published papers, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and is not used for commercial purposes.

  • Papers (including tables, graphs, figures etc.) should not exceed 10 printed pages, and for a scientific review 15 pages of A-4 format (line spacing 1.5), dissertation summary 250 words, and book review 1 page.

  • The text must be submitted in a .doc/.docx format (Microsoft Word), and arranged in one column.

  • The whole text should be written in letters sized 11 pt, except head title (12 pt), authors’ names and addresses, summaries and graphs and tables description (10 pt).

  • The head title and subtitles of the sections should be written in bold type capital letters. Font Times New Roman should be used.

  • All margins should be 2.5 cm. Initial paragraph must not be drawn in, nor can key tabulators be used, paragraphs should be divided by ENTER key.

  • Automatic page numbering (position bottom right) and automatic rows numbering should be used.

  • Graphs, figures and photographs should be as clear as possible and easy to survey. Colour graphs and figures are not welcome. Titles as well as headers of tables, graphs, figures and schemes of the papers written in Croatian language must be translated in English and vice versa.

  • If the paper is written in Croatian language titles of tables, graphs, figures and diagrams should be written in bold type letters whereas English translations of their titles as well as contents should be written in italic normal type letters and vice versa.

  • Figures (photographs, graphs) should be submitted as part of the main text but they also must be submitted each as a separate document (Microsoft Word). Such a document should be named as follows: a generic name of the figure and the figure title (for example: Figure 1. Photosynthetic efficiency index value).
    The figure title and description are integral parts of the text and not the figure and thus appear in the text and not the figure.

  • Figures (photographs, graphs) must be of the highest possible quality and resolution (.tif, .png).

  • Tables are preferably submitted not as images but as parts of the text. It is recommended that their formatting be as simple as possible.

  • Full authors’ names with titles, occupations, e-mail of corresponding author and addresses of the institutions they work at (letter size 10, italic) should be placed at the bottom of the first page below 3 cm long line, they are not allowed to be written in the automatic footnote program. If it is possible, all authors should provide their ORCID identification.

  • If the paper is financed or written as a part of the project, it is necessary to provide details of the project (project name and acronym, the name of financing organization, program within which the project is funded).

  • Authors cited in the paper must not be written in bold or italic type nor in capital letters.

  • Titles, summaries, keywords, tables and graphs of the papers printed in Croatian language must be written in English (italic) and vice versa. English version of summary and keywords in the Croatian printed text is placed at the end of the paper after References chapter and vice versa.

  • All papers have UDK classification number (a paper is classified per certain fields) and DOI number.

  • The Authors declaration must be submitted with the manuscript.

  • Instructions to Authors can be found here.

  • Manuscript sample can be found here.