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Submission guidelines

CABI Closure Notice

From 30 June 2024, this website will be closed for submissions to CABI Agriculture & Bioscience. From 1 July 2024, new submissions can be submitted through CABI’s website. From 1 January 2025, CABI Agriculture & Bioscience will no longer be published by Springer Nature and future papers will be published by CABI.

CABI Agriculture and Bioscience accepts the following article types:

We have waivers available, especially for mini reviews, methodologies and commentaries. If interested, please contact Alex Waite at

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Our 3-step submission process

  1. Before you submit

    Now you’ve identified a journal to submit to, there are a few things you should be familiar with before you submit.

  2. Ready to submit

    To give your manuscript the best chance of publication, follow these policies and formatting guidelines.

  3. Submit and promote

    After acceptance, we provide support so your article gains maximum impact in the scientific community and beyond.

    Please note that manuscript can only be submitted by an author of the manuscript and may not be submitted by a third party. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

Citation Impact 2023
Journal Impact Factor: 2.8
5-year Journal Impact Factor: 3.1
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.281
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.661

Speed 2023
Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 15
Submission to acceptance (median days): 120

Usage 2023
Downloads: 344,625
Altmetric mentions: 381