Clarivate Analytics Impact Factor : 1.275
OPEN ACCESS (1994-2020) & UGC Approved
Indexed in SCOPUS, Web of Science, BIOSIS


We receive numerous Questions/Queries 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 indexed in SCOPUS, Web of Science, BIOSIS ans UGC Approved. It is the only Journal exclusively publishing Allelopathy Research papers. It has completed 45-Volumes till 2018. It ensures Quicker publication of your research using Print and Online Editions. The Accepted Papers are published within 60-90 dayd after Submission. We aim to bring the highest quality research to the widest possible audience.
FREQUENCY OF PUBLICATION: Now published Bi-monthly (January, March, May, July, September, November). The Allelopathy Journal has successfully completed 25-Years of Publication and has published 45 Volumes till Nov 2018. From 2016, for faster Publication of Mss., the Journal is published Bi-monthly, hence, the Mss will be published within 60-90 days after SUBMISSION. The Ms. passes through 15- Processing stages prior to Publication. The Mss. may be prepared as per INSTRUCTION TO AUTHORS given on our website. and may be obtained from Prof. S.S. Narwal by Mail at,
1. IMPACT FACTOR: It is well reputed International SCI Journal Published since past 26- Years, with Thomson Reuters Impact Factor of 1.275 for 2020, which is recognised world wide.
2. DOI: The Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is an identification system for Intellectual Property in the digital environment. Allelopathy Journal has collaboration with CrossRef for assigning the DOI numbers. Every paper published in Journal from 2017 will be Registered with a DOI number from CrossRef.
3. Allelopathy Journal is Highly specialised Journal, only Publishes the Allelopathy Research.
4. PUBLICATION SCHEDULE: It is Bi-Monthly, always published in time NEVER LATE.
5.QUICKER PUBLICATION: Ms. is published within 60-90 days after submission.
6. INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF Mss : It is done by most Eminent Allelopathy Scientists of our Editorial Board.
7. Ms. PROCESSING STAGES: The Ms passes through 15- Processing Stages before publication.
8. PUBLICATION CHARGES: Presently Nothing is Free, if you want to Publish in Internationally recognised Journal with Thompson Reuters Impact Factor of 1.275, you have to Pay. These charges are based on Actual Number of Published Pages and are modest as compared to same Impact Factor Journals of Springer and Elsevier. Allelopathy Journal publication is not supported by any Institute or Research Funding Agency, hence, we require Modest Publication Charges (As compared to Journals of Springer, Elsevier, Plos One etc with similar Impact Factor) from Author(s) to publish the Ms. Pre-payment of these Charges is Mandatory, thereafter Ms. is Published.
How the Mss. are processed?
MS. PROCESSING STAGES: There are 15- Processing Stages in Ms publication.
What is the Impact Factor of Allelopathy Journal?
Allelopathy Journal is SCI Journal. Its 2020 Thompson Reuters Impact Factor has increased to 1.275.
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 researchers world wide meaning.
  • Every one has access to the Journal contents and Abstracts,
  • Mss. published in Allelopathy Journal are immediately Uploaded on our Website, after the Journal Issue is released (No waiting periods),
  • ARCHIVES (FREE OPEN ACCESS): On the eve of 26-Successful years of Journal Publication and increase of Thompson Reuters Impact Factor of Allelopathy Journal to 1.275, we have allowed Free Open Access of Volumes 1-51 (1994-2020) to Allelopthy Researchers, Registered on Our website.

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 60-90 days after submission.
Why Allelopathy Journal requires the Publication Charges for publishing the Ms?

The Current Publication Charges from 2020 for Mss publication in Allelopathy Journal are Euro 300.00 per 4 pages or part thereof, based on final pages to be published in Journal. Mss will be published within 60-90 days after SUBMISSION. International Allelopathy Foundation (IAF) is a self supporting Organisation and does not receive Funds from any Institution/Government. Hence the operation of Journal is solely financed by the Publication Charges received from authors. The Publication Charges are required to meet operational expenses (Employees Salaries, Internet Services, Electricity, Phone Bill, Office Rent, Web Hosting, Production expenses) and article processing (Professional Copy Editing, Proof Reading etc). It costs to produce a Peer-Reviewed, Edited and Formatted Article for publication and to host it on a Server that is accessible 24 x 7. We ask the Author, Institution or Funding Agency to pay nominal Publication Fee (as compared to other International Journals with same Impact Factor) to help cover the Actual Cost of Publication. Authors are required to pay only after their article’s Galley Proof is ready for publication. Thereafter, author is Issued Proforma Invoice for payment of Publication Charges for the Final number of pages to be printed in the Journal. Payment of these charges allows IAF to recover its Editorial and Production Costs. These Charges are paid from Author’s research budget, or by their Institution. Before the Research paper is published, it passes through 15-stages (involoving our much HARD WORK and INVERTSMENT of our VALUABLE TIME and ENERGY) That is we add value to your Research, hence, we are entitled to charge for it. IT IS NON- PROFIT ORGANIZATION. The Payment of PUBLICATION CHARGES is Mandatory for Publication of Ms. The Publication Charges includes FREE ONLINE ACCESS of Allelopathy Journal for One Year to Correspondence Author, which is Priced Euro 400.00 per year. The Publication Charges of Allelopathy Journal are very nominal as compared to Publication Charges in PLOS ONE, Springer, Elsevier etc Journals. We charge Author after the Ms is composed/ready for publication and are based on Number of Pages to be published.

What is frequency for publication of Allelopathy Journal?
From 2016, Allelopathy Journal is Published 6-Times in One calender year: January, March, May, July, September, November.
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 are sent again to Authors by E. Mail for Final Corrections, if any.
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.