Journal of Agricultural Production and Technology (JAGPTECH) is an open access Journal that publishes original academic articles or papers written in English language from across the globe on hard copy (print) and the internet in all areas of Agriculture including Agricultural Engineering/Mechanization and environmental protection. It covers areas or branches of Agriculture like Animal Science or Production, Veterinary Medicine, Agronomy or Crop Science, Soil Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry and Wildlife, Horticulture, Apiculture, Feed and Food Technology, Agricultural Biotechnology, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology/Development, Agricultural Engineering/Mechanization and Environmental Protection, Agricultural Education etc.


Editorial policy: Original articles or papers written in English language and not previously published are invited from scholars, researchers and entrepreneurs in the academic community, farms, other agro-allied production and processing factories and establishments for publication in the Journal of Agricultural production and Technology (JAGPTECH).

Manuscripts can be Full-length paper, Reviews or Reports/Short communications. Submitted manuscripts or papers will be peer-reviewed by two or more experienced reviewers who are experts from various disciplines within short period of time before accepting or rejecting them. Papers published in conference proceedings can also be resubmitted (via ) for publication after the conference, but must comply with JAGPTECH style and format before it will be peer-reviewed.  Accepted manuscripts shall be published without delay after necessary corrections have been effected by the author.

JAGPTECH does not necessarily subscribe to the opinions or conclusions expressed by authors however, copyright of all published materials rests with the journal. The journal does not expressly guarantee nor warrant the standard of any product mentioned neither does it imply approval of any products to the exclusion of others which may also be suitable. Trade and brand names are used only for information purposes.

Phone numbers and e-mail address of authors should be included for ease of communication. Corresponding authors are responsible for action or corrections on peer reviewers’ comments and concerns; and will receive galley proofs of edited manuscripts for review and comments before publication.

Article processing Charges (APC): all articles or manuscripts submitted for publication must be accompanied by handling charge of two thousand naira (N2,000) or fifty dollars ($50) per paper. A sum of N15,000 per manuscript is charged for accepted manuscript before it is published.



Original manuscript (Research, Report or Review) that has not been published in any journal or considered for publication elsewhere (except as abstracts, in thesis or conference proceedings) should be typed on A4 paper size, doubled-spaced with at least 3cm margin on all sides using Microsoft Office (MS) word document format that should not exceed 12 pages. Times New Roman font face with font size 12 should be used. Manuscript should be written in English and spellings in Oxford Dictionary, Chambers Dictionary and Thesaurus and Advanced Learners Dictionary are accepted as standards.

Manuscripts should be prepared in the following format or order:

TITLE PAGE: It should contain the title of the article in capital letter (upper case), the name(s) of the author(s) (surname followed by the initials) and their address or affiliations with the e-mail address and phone number of the corresponding author.

ABSTRACT: Abstract of 120 – 200 words should be clear, concise and give the summary of the work at a glance (i.e. background, materials and methods, results, discussion and conclusions). It should be written in complete sentences in the past tense. Keywords for indexing not more than 5 words should be at the bottom of the abstract.

INTRODUCTION: It should give in summary the background information, problems to be addressed or research questions, justification and objectives of the research. Avoid lengthy literature review. Scientific names should be italicized.

MATERIALS AND METHODS OR METHODOLOGY: It should state clearly the research design and the suitability of the method or technique adopted. Clarity of expression should be ensured for easy repeatability of the procedures by other researchers.

RESULTS: Results should contain only the findings or observations with relevant tables, figures and pictures with appropriate captions.

DISCUSSIONS: The discussion should contain the interpretation of the results or findings which should be related or compared or contrasted to published articles (whether corroborating or antagonistic).

*Results and discussion could however be combined.

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: These should be concise and straight to the point in relation to research questions and discovery. It should be highlighted.

REFERENCES: Must be cited in the text by authors’ name(s) and year. For example, (Williamson and Payne, 1978) or as stated by Akinsanmi and Onwueme (2011). Names of Journals should be in italics. All references cited in the body of the manuscript should be listed at the end of the paper in alphabetical order e.g.

Oluyemi, J. A. and Robert, F. A. 2003. Poultry production in the warm wet climates. 2nd edition. Spectrum Books Ltd. Ibadan, Nigeria. 203pp.


All manuscripts or papers should be submitted electronically as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office via: or to:


Professor Okhioma A. Abu OR Dr. Kolawole D. Afolabi
The Editor-in Chief Managing Editor, or
 Department of Animal Science, C/o Department of Animal Science,
University of Ibadan, University of Uyo,
Ibadan, Nigeria. Uyo, Nigeria.