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Journal of Biological Control

  •  Editor : Dr. N. Bakthavatsalam
  •  Online ISSN : 2230-7281
  •  Frequency : Quarterly
  •  Published since : 1984
  •  Publisher(s) : Society for Biocontrol Advancement

The Journal of Biological Control is a Quarterly Journal & is an exclusive journal in India devoted to the science of Biological control. The Journal publishes original research articles on all aspects relating to biological control of pests of crop plants and animal diseases.
The Journal is included in Web of Science Zoological Record and BIOSIS Previews, UGC Mandate and ICI. Has a NAAS score of 5.34 for year 2017

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Biological Control published Quarterly, is an exclusive journal in India devoted to the science of Biological control. The journal publishes original research articles on all aspects relating to biological control of pests (insect pests, mites, pathogens, vertebrates and weeds) of crop plants and animal diseases. The editorial board comprises of a Chief Editor, two Associate editors and skilled team of 14 editorial board members, who are eminent scientists and scholars of repute. Annually around 100-125 articles are published. The articles are screened by referees (both national and international) who are of repute in their own field. The journal has been published without interruption for more than 25 years and is up to date. The journal has been abstracted in Review of Agricultural Entomology, Biocontrol News and Information, CABPest CD. The society receives matching grant from ICAR towards the cost of publication for the Journal of Biological Control.