ISSN 0377-9424
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Basic Information

Agronomía Costarricense  (ISSN 0377-9424)

Agronomía  Costarricense publishes two annual installments (June and December).

Focus and Scope

Since 1977, the fundamental objective of the Agronomy Journal has been spreading the Costa Rican agricultural research held in Costa Rica or interest in this country. The journal includes the following types of projects: research articles, technical notes, these are advances, short communications, or results of ongoing investigations parallel, analysis and commentary on relevant topics, usually applied to specialists, comprehensive literature reviews on a specific topic, book reviews, comments and opinions on relevant activities in the agricultural field, updates on specific agricultural activities.

Peer Review Process

The Journal assumes that the work submitted for possible publication, are original works that actually co-authors contributed to its realization, agree to the publication and have not submitted to other journals or been published previously. Once the Editorial Board evaluates the scientific or technical merit of the work, these are sent to three experts who suggest the necessary changes so that the work is accepted and published or indicate the reasons why it should be rejected.

Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate free access to its content under the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Its abbreviated title is Agron. Costarricense, and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.

Information Services

The articles published in Agronomía Costarricense are indexed or summarized by:


SciELO (Scientic Electronic Library Online)



LATINDEX (Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal)

REDALYC (Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal)

REDIB (Red Iberoamericana de Innovación y Conocimiento Científico)

PERIÓDICA (Índice de Revistas Latinoamericanas de Ciencias)



OCLC World Cat



ROAD (Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources)

FAO Online Catalogues


DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

MIAR (Matriz de información para el Análisis de Revistas)

Ulrich`s Periodical Directory

SIDALC (Sistema de Información y Documentación Agropecuaria de las Américas)

INIS Atomindex (International Nuclear Information System)


CAB Absctracts

Organization for tropical studies

Gale (Cengage Company)


CONRICyT (Consorcio Nacional de Recursos de Información Científica y Tecnológica)

CEPAL (Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe)

Zoological Record (Web of Science)

Academic Search Complete

Actualidad Iberoamericana





LA Referencia (Red de repositorios de acceso abierto a la ciencia)


Google Scholar

Windows Live Academic


Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería de Costa Rica, Universidad de Costa Rica. Colegio de Ingenieros Agrónomos.  No reproduction in whole or in part. All rights reserved.


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Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería

Sistema Unificado de Información Institucional



Centro de Investigaciones Agronómicas

Facultad de Agronomía

Universidad de Costa Rica

San José, Costa Rica

América Central

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