Manuscript Review

The procedure for reviewing manuscripts received by the editors of «Izvestiya of Timiryazev Agricultural Academy»:

General provisions

1.1 Publication shall review all incoming materials to the editor corresponding to its category, with a view to peer review. All reviewers are acknowledged experts on the subject of peer-reviewed material and have for the last 3 years of the publication of peer-reviewed articles on the subject.

1.2 Further external review is required for articles (materials) submitted by graduate students or applicants of a scientific degree. Such articles (materials) attached recommendation (review, review) the supervisor or lead specialist in the relevant scientific field, signed and stamped.

The procedure for review

2.1 For peer-review of manuscripts the articles can be involved as members of the editorial Board of the journal, and other experts of Russian State Agrarian University – Moscow agricultural Academy named after K.A.Timiryazev, with professional knowledge and experience in a particular scientific direction, as a rule, doctors of Sciences, professors.

2.2 Reviews are stored in the editorial office for 5 years.

2.3 The editorial office will send to the authors the copies of the reviews or a reasoned refusal, and shall also send the copies of reviews to the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation upon receipt at the editors request.

2.4 The review should contain a clearly expressed position of the reviewer on the content, presentation, and other indicators of article (material) and a recommendation of 3 possible:

— to recommend for publication; 

— recommend for publication after revision based on the comments; 

— not to recommend for publication. In the latter case, indicate the reasons for such recommendations.

2.5 If in a review on the article there is a reference to the need of correction, then the article is sent back for revision. In this case the date of submission is considered the date of return of the revised manuscript.

2.6 The article sent to the author for revision should be returned corrected within 20 calendar days. Into a revised article, you must attach the letter with authors ' answers to all remarks of the reviewer.

2.7 If the article has undergone substantial revision, it is given to the reviewer who made comments, for repeated reviewing.

The decision to publish

3.1 The decision to publish, or to refuse publication is taken at the next meeting of the editorial board on the basis of the results of the review.

3.2 The article (material), received after revision based on the comments, considered in the general order of priority.

3.3 A revised version of the article (material) can be sent for re-review by the editorial Board. In case of a repeated negative review the article (material) subject to no further review.

3.4 The editors reserve the right to reject the articles from the inability or unwillingness of the author to take into account the suggestions of the reviewer.

3.5 If there are two negative reviews of the manuscript from two different reviewers or one review of its revised version the article is rejected without consideration by the editorial Board.