Clarivate Analytica Impact Factor 2016 : 1.050
Free Open Access : 1994 - 2016 (Vols. 1-39)
Indexed in SCOPUS, Web of Science, BIOSIS


We receive numerous questions from researchers and Graduate students about the Allelopathy Journal. Hence, this List of Frequently Asked Questions has been complied to reply such questions.

Why Allelopathy Journal (AJ)?
Allelopathy Journal is the only Journal exclusively publishing Allelopathy Research papers. It has completed 30-Volumes till 2012. It ensures timely publication of your research using Print and Online Editions. The accepted papers are published within 3-months. We aim to bring the highest quality research to the widest possible audience.
What is the Impact Factor of Allelopathy Journal?
Allelopathy Journal is SCI Journal. Its current Impact Factor is 0.846.
Who should submit Manuscript(s) to Allelopathy Journal?
Manuscript(s) are invited from Researchers, Scientists and Graduate Students working on Allelopathy.
Is Allelopathy Journal a close Access or Open Access Journal?
The Allelopathy Journal provides instant online access to its Contents, to make research articles available to the international community meaning.
  • Every one has access to the Journal contents and Abstracts,
  • Mss. published are immediately released on our Website , after the Journal Issue is released (no waiting periods),
  • The publication of Allelopathy Journal is not supported by Institutes or Research Funding Agency, hence, we charge modest Reprint Charges for accepted articles.

Advantages of Online Access for Authors: Online Access gives a worldwide audience and thus increases the visibility and impact of published research. It also enhances the Indexing and Retrieval power.

  • High Visibility and High Availability: Accessibility of publication worldwide over the internet.
  • Frequency of Citation: Online publications are most cited due to their high publicity and availability.
  • Ease of Access: Publications are easily accessible and searchable in Search Engines and Indexing Databases.
  • Faster Publication: Accepted papers are published within 3-months.
Why International Allelopathy Foundation (IAF) charges the Reprints Charges for publishing in Allelopathy Journal?

The IAF uses the Reprints Charges paid by the author for its day to day operations (Staff Salary, Electricity, Internet subscription, Web hosting, Sustainability and funding of International Office and other production expenses) etc.

  • (A). It costs money to produce a Peer-Reviewed, Edited and Formatted Article for publication in Print Edition and to host on a Server. We ask the Reprints Charges (small part of cost of doing research), the Author, Institution or Funding agency to pay a modest Fee to cover the Actual Cost of Publication.
  • (B). Authors are charged Reprint Charges only once after the manuscript (Ms) is accepted. Mss are published only after the Reprints charges are received i.e. Pre-Payment is required. Reprint Charges may be paid by (i). Credit Card via Pay Pal, (ii). Western Union, (iii). Cheque/Bank Draft and (iv). Bank Transfer (v) Pay Pal. We send to author (a). Galley Proof, (b). Acceptance Letter and (c). Proforma Invoice to pay the Reprints Charges for publication of Accepted Ms.
What is frequency for publication of Allelopathy Journal?
Allelopathy Journal is Quarterly and published in January, April, July, October.
Has my paper been accepted? Please could you send an official Letter of Acceptance?
You would receive a letter of Acceptance from the Chief Editor alongwith Galley Proofs. If you have any doubt, please contact the Editorial Office at,
Why changes have been made in my article after it was accepted?
All accepted papers are subjected to Final Editing and Copy Editing by Chief Editor to ensure that articles conform to Journal style and there is no Spelling or Grammatical Errors etc.
When and how shall I receive Galley Proof of my article?
Before publication in Journal, the Galley Proofs of all accepted Mss. are sent to Authors by E. Mail.
When do you need my Galley Proof back?
We require, Author’s Corrected Galley Proof within 3-working days, so that Journal is published on time.