Publication Trends in Groundnut and Mustard Research:A Scientometric Study


  • Vikram University, School of Studies in Libirary and Information Science, Ujjain, India


The paper examines groundnut and mustard research in the world and analyses 22968 papers published over 14 years. Yearly activity index of top five countries in the world has been calculated. Journals have been the most important channel for communication of research accounting for 94.78% of all research publications. Relative growth rate and doubling time have decreased during 2000 to 2013. Authorship pattern shows that 92.5% of papers published in collaboration.


Activity Index, Authorship Patterns, Bibliometric Study, Groundnut, Mustard, Oilseeds, RGR&DT, World.

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