Biological and Applied Environmental Research
(BAER) Biol. Appl. Environ. Res.
Open Access Journal ISSN: 2002-6153
Open Access Publication Fees
Biological and Applied Environmental Research offers open access publication to its authors. Article Processing Charge (APC) allows free distribution, but prohibits commercial exploitation. Authors retain the copyright to their works.
The APC is $US 110 which is paid upon acceptance of submissions. This fee applies to all submissions regardless of number of pages.
Colour publication is free of charge.
Other Article Processing Fees
Language editing where required by the editors is free of charge.
Reviewers have to read the following criteria for judging a submission's suitability for publication in the Biological and Applied Environmental Research, which may include instructions for preparing an effective and helpful review. Reviewers will provide comments and remarks for the authors and editors as well as separate comments for the editor only.
Reviewers have to check the following:
- The manuscript within the scope of Baghdad Science Journal.
- The data in the results are original and not published elsewhere.
- The title is appropriate and concise.
- The abstract is representative of the content of the manuscript.
- Manuscript subject is clearly and logically presented.
- All interpretations are justified.
- The discussion and conclusions are supported by the results.
- The cited literature are appropriate and related to the subject of the article.
- All tables and figures are clear and correctly labelled.
- The total length of the manuscript comply with its content.
- Make a recommendation for the editors on the scientific value of the manuscript.
The editors are responsible for final decisions on all submissions. Editors and associated editors have the freedom to conduct their responsibilities without any interference from any outer organization or persons.
Members of the Editorial Board are selected based on their academic achievements in terms of their research experience and quality of publications. Every member should be at least an associate professor and has his expertise within the aims and scope of the journal. Any applicant for the Editorial Board should fill an application accompanied by up to date resume.
As part of the open access policy of the journal, authors retain copyright to their articles providing that the article remains published by the Biological and Applied Environmental Research. In any reuse of the article, the original source (the journal) must be cited. The license of
CC BY (a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license) applies. This license allow users to print out, extract, reuse, archive, and distribute the article, so long as appropriate credit is given to the authors and the source of the work.
Names and email addresses of authors and reviewers entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Author must submit an original manuscript and unpublished article for the journal. Turnitin plagiarism detection software will be used for any new submission before sending the manuscript to the reviewers. If plagiarism is detected at any stage of the publication, manuscript will be rejected. Manuscripts that are submitted elsewhere will not be considered for publication.