1. Highlighted– indicates author with IITA affiliation.
  2. Highlighted– indicates Journal or Article with Open Access.
  3. Beall’s List – indicates predatory scholarly open-access journals and publishers.
  4. Listed in order of Impact Factor (2017)


AUTHOR(S) PUBLICATION TITLE PUB. SOURCE PUB. TYPE IMPACT FACTOR (Thomson’s Journal Citation Report 2015) THOMSON(In/Not In) BEALL’S LIST (predatory scholarly open access journals/publishers)
Buchen, C., Roobroeck, D., Augustin, J., Behrendt, U., Boeckx, P. & Ulrich, A. High N2O consumption potential of weakly disturbed fen mires with dissimilar denitrifier community structure. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 130, 2019. 63— 72.

(ISSN: 0038-0717)

Article 4.926 IN
Segnini, A., Posadas, A., da Silva, W. T., Milori, D. M., Gavilan, C., Claessens, L. & Quiroz, R. Quantifying soil carbon stocks and humification through spectroscopic methods: a scoping assessment in EMBU-Kenya Journal of Environmental Management. 234, 2019. 476— 483.

(ISSN: 0301-4797)

Article 4.005 IN
Mahuku, G., Nzioki, H. S., Mutegi, C., Kanampiu, F., Narrod, C. & Makumbi, D. Pre-harvest management is a critical practice for minimizing aflatoxin contamination of maize. Food Control. 96, 2019. 219— 226.

(ISSN: 0956-7135)

Article 3.667 IN
Abass, A., Adegoke, G. O., Awoyale, W., Gaspar, A., Mlingi, N., Andrianavalona, V., Randrianarivelo, R., Sulyok, M., Mneney, A. & Ranaivoson, R. Enumeration of the microbiota and microbial metabolites in processed cassava products from Madagascar and Tanzania. Food Control. 99, 2019. 164— 170.

(ISSN: 0956-7135)

Article 3.667 IN
Andrade, J. F., Edreira, J. I. R., Farrow, A., van Loon, M. P., Craufurd, P. Q., Rurinda, J., Zingore, S., Chamberlin, J., Claessens, L., Adewopo, J., van Ittersum, M. K., Cassman, K. G. & Grassini, P. A spatial framework for ex-ante impact assessment of agricultural technologies. Global Food Security. 20, 2019. 72— 81.

(ISSN: 2211-9124)

Article 3.491 IN
Alamu, E. O., Ntawuruhunga, P., Chibwe, T., Mukuka, I. & Chiona, M. Evaluation of cassava processing and utilization at household level in Zambia. Food Security, 2019. 1— 10.

 Online first

(ISSN: 1876-4517)

Article 2.970 IN
Almekinders, C. J., Walsh, S., Jacobsen, K.S., Andrade-Piedra, J., McEwan, M. A., De Haan, S., Kumar, P.L. & Staver, C. Why interventions in the seed systems of roots, tubers and bananas crops do not reach their full potential. Food Security, 2019. 1— 20.

Online first.

(ISSN: 1876-4517)

Article 2.970 IN
Berkhout, E. D., Malan, M. & Kram, T. Better soils for healthier lives? An econometric assessment of the link between soil nutrients and malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa PloS ONE. 14(1): e0210642, 2019.  1— 26.

(ISSN: 1932-6203)

Article 2.766 IN
Loko, Y., Gavoedo, D. M., Toffa, J., Orobiyi, A., Thomas-Odjo, A. & Tamo, M. Life table of the predator Alloeocranum biannulipes Montrouzier and Signoret (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) and a test of its ability to suppress populations of Dinoderus porcellus Lesne (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in stored yam chips. Biological Control. 130, 2019. 60— 69.

(ISSN: 1049-9644)

Article 2.112 IN
Durojaye, H. A., Moukoumbi, Y. D., Dania, V. O., Boukar, O., Bandyopadhyay, R. & Ortega-Beltran, A. Evaluation of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) landraces to bacterial blight caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. Vignicola Crop Protection. 116, 2019. 77— 81.

(ISSN: 0261-2194)

Article 1.920 IN
Fontem Lum, A. & Chikoye, D. The potential of kyllinga erecta Schumach and Cyperus rotundus Linn. to remediate soil contaminated with heavy metals from used engine oil in Cameroon. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 20(13), 2019. 1346— 1353.

(ISSN: 1522-6514)

Article 1.886 IN
Oyinbo, O., Mbavai, J. J., Shitu, M. B., Kamara, A., Abdoulaye, T. & Ugbabe, O. O. Sustaining the beneficial effects of maize production in Nigeria: does adoption of short season maize varieties matter? Experimental Agriculture, 2019. 1— 13.

Online first.

(ISSN: 0014-4797)

Article 1.680 IN
Kamara, A., Ewansiha, S. U.  & Tofa, A. Yield, N uptake and N utilization of early maturing, drought and striga-tolerant maize varieties under low N conditions. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 2019. 1— 15.

Online first.

(ISSN: 0010-3624)

Article 0.540  IN
Alabi, T., Adebola, P. O., Asfaw, A., De Koeyer, D., Lopez-Montes, A. & Asiedu, R. Spatial multivariate cluster analysis for defining target population of environments in west Africa for yam breeding. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. 10(3), 2019. 1— 30. Article  IN Predatory Publisher-Academic Journals, Inc.

Alamu, E. O., Adesokan, M. & Maziya-Dixon, B. Calibration development for nutritional evaluation of Yam (Dioscorea sp.) using Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectrophotometry (NIRS). Cogent Chemistry. 5: 1565623, 2019. 1— 13.

(ISSN: 2331-2009)

Article  IN
Biratu, G.K., Elias, E. & Ntawuruhunga, P. Soil fertility status of cassava fields treated by integrated application of manure and NPK fertilizer in Zambia. Environmental Systems Research. 8: 3, 2019. 1— 13.

(ISSN: 2193-2697)


Article NOT IN
Kalule, S. W., Sseguya, H., Ongeng, D. & Karubanga, G. Contextual determinants of learning behaviour differentials amongst host-farmers of University-student outreach in Uganda. Advances in Agricultural Science. 7(2), 2019. 33— 47.

(ISSN: 2588-3801)

Article NOT IN
Kiriba, D., Thuita, M., Semu, E., Ikerra, S., Msanya, B. & Masso, C. Maize response to chemical and microbial products on two Tanzanian soils. Journal of Agricultural Science. 11(2), 2019. 71— 81.

(ISSN: 1916-9752)

Article NOT IN Predatory Publisher –


Canadian Center of Science and Education (

Girvetz, E., Ramirez-Villegas, J., Claessens, L., Lamanna, C., Navarro-Racines, C., Nowak, A., Thornton, P. & Rosenstock, T.S. Future climate projections in Africa: where are we headed? In: Rosenstock, T.S., Nowak, A., Girvetz, E. (Eds.), Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: Investigating the business of a productive, resilient and low emission future.

Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019. 15-27.

ISBN: 978-3-319-92797-8

Book chapter NOT IN
Kaushal, M. Portraying rhizobacterial mechanisms in drought tolerance: a way forward toward sustainable agriculture. In: Singh, A. K., Kumar, A. & Singh, P. K. (Eds.), PGPR Amelioration in Sustainable Agriculture: food security and environmental management. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing, 2019. 195-216.

ISBN: 978-0-12-815879-1

Book chapter NOT IN