About the Journal

Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops (JOSAC) [ISSN 0971-3328] is the official publication of the Indian Society for Spices, published in association with Update Publishing House.

JOSAC is a peer-reviewed and open-access journal devoted to the advancement of spices, aromatic and related crops. The journal publishes multidisciplinary reviews, research articles and research notes on all aspects of spices, aromatic and allied crops. The journal has been rated in the highest class in punctuality and quality by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. 

The Editorial Committee (Editor-in-Chief, Editor and Assistant Editor) is housed at ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala and is supported by the Advisory Committee with scientists of international and national repute.

All articles will be peer-reviewed by at least two experts and crosschecked with iThenticate Plagiarism Screening Software (CrossCheck, USA). A DOI number (CrossRef, USA) will be registered upon publication.

Frequency of JOSAC

JOSAC is published twice a year at present during June and December.

Before submitting to JOSAC, the authors are highly encouraged to go through Update Publishing's Publishing Policies and Procedures and JOSAC's Instructions to Authors.

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