Editorial Policies

Aims and Scope

The journal is intended for Researchers, Managers, Directors, Teachers, graduate students and undergraduates of universities, contributes to the improvement of training and certification, strengthening of scientific and pedagogical staff.

Scientific topics of the journal
The journal «Bulletin Samara State Agricultural Academy» is published for the purpose of coverage and dissemination of the latest achievements of science and technology in the field of agriculture. The journal presents publications of the main research results of the representatives of the teaching staff, postgraduates and undergraduates of agricultural and other universities, scientific organizations of the Russian Federation.
The journal accepts only new and previously unpublished results of research works in the following scientific specialties and their corresponding branches of science:
  • technologies and means of mechanization of agriculture (technical Sciences),
  • technologies and means of maintenance in agriculture (technical Sciences),
  • general agriculture, crop production (agricultural Sciences),
  • agricultural chemistry (agricultural science),
  • selection and seed production of agricultural plants (agricultural, biological Sciences),
  • plant protection (agricultural, biological Sciences),
  • diagnostics of diseases and therapy of animals, pathology, Oncology and morphology of animals (veterinary, biological Sciences),
  • veterinary obstetrics and Biotechnics of animal reproduction (veterinary, biological, agricultural Sciences),
  • breeding, selection and genetics of farm animals (agricultural, biological Sciences),
  • forage production, feeding of farm animals and technology of forages (agricultural, biological Sciences),
  • private zootechnics, technology of output of animal products (agricultural, biological Sciences).




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Peer Review Process

Publication process

All incoming materials are covered by the expert mark. All experts are highly qualified specialists in their field.

Articles should be formed in accordance with the requirements of the editorial Board, materials without their compliance are not accepted for consideration.

Review policy

  1. The edition carries out reviewing all materials acting in edition corresponding subjects of Bulletin, with the purpose of their expert estimation. All the manuscripts acting in jurnal, go to experts who are the recognized experts on subjects of reviewed materials and have within last 3 years of the publication on subjects of reviewed clause. The structure of reviewers affirms the main scientific editor.
  2. Reviewers are notified that the manuscripts sent by it are a private property of authors and concern to the data which are not a subject disclosure. In three-day term they have the right to refuse reviewing the manuscript for the objective reasons. They are not authorized to do a copy for the needs. Infringement of confidentiality is possible only in case of the application for unauthenticity or falsification of materials, and also under the decision of court. Type of reviewing – unilateral (the surname of the author is unknown to the reviewer, the surname of the reviewer to the author – is not known).
  3. Reviewing is spent within two months.
  4. Еdition directs to authors of the presented materials of a copy of reviews or refusal, and also undertakes to direct copy of reviews to the Ministry of Education and Sciences of the Russian Federation by receiption of corresponding inquiry.
  5. The maximum quantity of reviews stipulated by publishing advice of jurnals – two ones.
  6. Fees for reviews are not stipulated.
  7. Do not pass reviewing articles of members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, if the member of academy is the unique author of the publication.
  8. Returning of the manuscript to completion does not mean, that the article is accepted for printing. After reception of the modified text IPC again can consider the article.
  9. In case of disagreement with the expert judgement the author has the right to address with the written application in conflict commission of jurnal which consists of the assistant to the main scientific editor, representative of publishing department, editor of corresponding section and the independent expert who is not having the attitudes to the article writing and drawing up of examination. Edition reserves the right for itself to enter the scientists who are not in the council into conflict commission . On the basis of the decision of conflict commission the author is obliged to eliminate the specified lacks if the decision on direction of clause on completion is accepted. If term of elimination of defects will exceed 7 calendar days edition reserves the right for itself not to publish work of the author. The conflict commission has the right to make a decision of refusal publication of work, with announcement of the refusal reason to the author.
  10. The decision of publication expediency after examination is accepted by the main scientific editor.
  11. All reviews are stored in edition within 5 years.


Publication Frequency

The journal publish quarterly, four 4 times per year. 


Open Access Policy

The journal provides immediate open access to all articles published therein on the basis of principles formulated in the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) definition, and applies the CC BY 4.0 Licence to all content we publish. The journal provides direct Open Access to its content on the basis of the following principle: free open access to the results of research contributes to the increase of global knowledge sharing.



The journal uses the PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN) to digitally preserve all the published articles. The PKP PN is a part of LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) program offers decentralized and distributed preservation, seamless perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content.

Also, the journal makes full-text archives on the Russian Science Electronic Library (http://elibrary.ru/) platform.



The journal is indexed in:

  • Russian Science Citation Index (eLibrary);
  • Google Schoolar
  • Ulrich's Perodicals Directory
  • WorldCat


Publication Fee

Articles in the journal are published free of charge for all authors.

The editorial Board does not charge the authors for placing articles in open access, reviewing, preparing the journal for publication, as well as the content of the site and electronic depositing of manuscripts.


Publishing Ethics

  • Scientific Publication Ethic Codex of the Journal (download)
Journal editorial policy is based on traditional Ethics principles, supporting scientific publication Ethics Code developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and is built in regard to Ethics Conduct for Journal publishers, stipulated by the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines For Journal Editors.
The editors’ office retracts papers which have been published if Ethics violations detected according to the Committee on Publication Ethics requirements. The paper is retracted if:  
  • the publisher discovered incorrect information or data in the article based either on actions absolutely concerned (for example, data provided false intended) or errors not intended and resulted from failure of calculations or experiments;
  • conclusions incorporated in the article have been published prior to this issue by a different publisher and besides citation required,  licenses, and justifications for  the need of the publication secondly (i.e. overlapping somebody’s function!);
  • major incorrect borrowings have been detected;
  • data from the article published provides non ethic search;
In case the interpretation reoccurring discovered secondly the author’s paper will be rejected for consideration within 2 years and the head of the company employing this person will be notified.

The journal publishes manuscripts that meet international standards of publication ethics in research journals.

The manuscript will be retracted from publication if at any stage of consideration or prepress editorial Board found a violation of the requirements of publication ethics.

If such a violation is found by readers after the publication of the article, it will be rertracted. This will also entail a one-year ban on future publications in our journal for members of the authors team.

Violations of publication ethics include:

  • plagiarism;
  • simultaneous submission of manuscripts to several journals;
  • concealment of conflict of interest;
  • assessment of professional qualities of reviewers;
  • illegal co-authorship.


Plagiarism can take many forms, from presenting someone else's work as an author's work, to copying or rephrasing essential parts of someone else's work (without attribution), or to claiming ownership of someone else's research. Plagiarism in all forms is unethical and unacceptable.

The manuscript authors should submit entirely original work. References to the results of the works of other authors should be accompanied by references to the relevant primary sources (which should be included in the list of references).

Citation of the text, previously published somewhere, should be framed as a DIRECT SPEECH (the text should be enclosed in quotation marks) with the obligatory indication of the source. The inclusion of large fragments of borrowed text in the manuscript is unacceptable.

The contribution of others to the study should always be recognized. Authors should refer to publications that were of great importance in the performance of scientific work covered in the manuscript.

Data obtained informally (e.g. during a conversation, correspondence or discussion with third parties) should not be used or presented without the written permission of the original source.

Information obtained from confidential sources (for example, grant for research) should not be mentioned in the manuscript without the Express written permission of the author of the manuscript, who is directly related to these confidential sources.

Identification of plagiarism is carried out:

  • in the process of the peer review;
  • using the ANTIPLAGIAT software;
  • after the publication of manuscripts-upon the treatment of readers with the relevant statements.

In establishing the fact of plagiarism of the data (results of scientific work) or ideas, the manuscript (article) will be withdrawn and rejected from publication, even if it has already been published. An official notice will be posted on the journal's website.

Simultaneous submission of a manuscript to several journals or submission of already published data under a different title

Identification of the fact of submission of the same manuscript to more than one journal at the same time will be regarded as a violation of publication ethics. The manuscript will be rejected.

Publication of a certain type of articles (for example, translated articles) in some cases is permissible under certain conditions. When submitting a manuscript for secondary publication, the authors should notify the Editorial Board and justify the expediency of such publication in detail. In the case of a secondary publication, the resolution of issues related to copyright for publication is decided on a case-by-case basis. The General rules of the manuscript for the "secondary" publication are:

  • full bibliographic reference to the primary publication;
  • preservation of the original bibliography of the primary work.

More information on acceptable forms of secondary (repeated) publications can be found on the ICMJE page.

Concealing a conflict of interest

All authors are required to disclose (declare in the relevant section of the manuscript) financial or other obvious or potential conflicts of interest that may be perceived as having an impact on the results or conclusions presented in the work.

Examples of potential conflicts of interest to be disclosed:

  • receiving financial reward for participation in research or writing a manuscript;
  • any connection (work under the contract, consulting, availability of joint-stock property, receipt of fees, provision of expert opinions) with organizations that have a direct interest in the subject of research or review;
  • patent application or registration of a patent for the results of research (copyright, etc.);
  • obtaining financial support for any stage of research or manuscript writing (including grants and other financial support).

Information on conflicts of interest received from the authors of the manuscripts will be available only to the Editorial Board when deciding on the publication of the manuscript. Also, information about conflicts of interest is published in the full text of the article.

Assessment of the reviewer's competence

Evaluation of professional qualities of the reviewer is the exclusive prerogative of the Editorial Board.

Attempts by authors to assess the competence of reviewers will lead to rejection of the manuscript.

Unfairly co-authorship.

The authors of the publication can be only those persons who have made a significant contribution to the formation of the idea of the work, development, execution and/or interpretation of the results of the study, as well as to the process of writing the manuscript (including conducting scientific and stylistic editing and design in accordance with the requirements of the journal).

Authors should ensure that:

  • all participants who have made a significant contribution to the study are presented as co-Authors;
  • those who did not participate in the study are not listed as co-Authors.

Access and storage of raw data

The editors reserve the right to request the Authors of the original (raw) data of the study, including for reviewers and editors. The authors should be ready to provide this kind of information to the editorial staff (according to ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases (link)), as well as to store this data.

Significant errors in published works

In case of significant errors or inaccuracies in the publication, the author should inform the Editorial Board or the Publisher and interact with the Editorial Board in order to remove the publication or correct errors as soon as possible. If the editorial Board or publisher has received reasonable information from a third party that the publication contains significant errors, the author is obliged to withdraw the work or correct errors as soon as possible or to refute the statement of errors by submitting the necessary evidence to the editor.


Editorial Board

Chairman of the Editorial and Publishing Council, Chief Scientific Editor:

Mashkov Sergey Vladimirovich – Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Management and Marketing, Acting Rector of Samara State Agrarian University.

Deputy Chief Scientific Editor:

Ishkin Pavel Aleksandrovich – Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Electrification and Automation of the Agro-Industrial Complex, Acting Vice-rector for Scientific Work of the Samara State Agrarian University.

Editorial and Publishing Council:

Baymishev Hamidulla Baltukhanovich – Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Anatomy, Obstetrics and Surgery of Samara State Agrarian University.

Batalova Galina Arkadyevna – Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Deputy Director of Breeding work of the N. V. Rudnitsky North-East FANC.

Belyaev Valery Anatolyevich – Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor of the Department of Therapy and Pharmacology of Stavropol State Agrarian University.

Boynchan Boris Pavlovich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Sustainable farming Systems, Research Institute of Field Crops "Selection", Balti, Republic of Moldova.

Varakin Alexander Tikhonovich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Private Animal Science of the Volgograd State Agrarian University.

Vasin Alexey Vasilyevich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Plant Growing and Agriculture of Samara State Agrarian University.

Vasin Vasily Grigorievich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Plant Growing and Agriculture of the Samara State Agrarian University.

Vinogradov Dmitry Valerievich – Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Agronomy and Agrotechnologies of the P. A. Kostychev Russian State Agrarian University.

Gadiev Rinat Ravilovich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Beekeeping, Private Animal Husbandry and Animal Breeding of the Bashkir State Agrarian University.

Eremin Sergey Petrovich – Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Private Animal Husbandry and Breeding of Farm Animals of the Nizhny Novgorod State Agricultural Academy.

Eskov Ivan Dmitrievich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Plant Protection and Horticulture of Saratov State Agrarian University named after N. I. Vavilov.

Inshakov Alexander Pavlovich – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Mobile Energy Means and Agricultural Machines of the National Research Mordovian State University named after N. P. Ogarev.

Kaplin Vladimir Grigorievich – Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, leading researcher at the All-Russian Research Institute of Plant Protection. 

Karamaev Sergey Vladimirovich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Animal Science of Samara State Agrarian University.

Konovalov Vladimir Viktorovich – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor.  Department of Mechanical Engineering Technologies of Penza State Technical University.

Koshelyaev Vitaly Vitalievich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Breeding, Seed Production and Biology of Penza State Agrarian University.

Kryuchin Nikolay Pavlovich – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Mechanics and Engineering Graphics of the Samara State Agrarian University.

Kurdyumov Vladimir Ivanovich – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Agrotechnologies, Machines and Life Safety of the Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University named after P. A. Stolypin.

Kurochkin Anatoly Alekseevich – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Food Production of Penza State Technical University.

Mal'chikov Pyotr Nikolaevich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Chief Researcher, Head of the laboratory of spring durum wheat breeding of the Samara Research Institute of Agriculture named after N. M. Tulaykov.

Nikulin Vladimir Nikolaevich – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Biotechnology and Natural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Chemistry of Orenburg State Agrarian University.

Seitov Marat Sultanovich – Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Non-infectious Animal Diseases of the Orenburg State Agrarian University.

Traisov Baluash Bakishevich – Academician of KazNAEN, KazASHN, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Director of the Department of Animal Husbandry of NAO "West Kazakhstan Agrarian and Technical University named after Zhangir Khan".

Trots Natalia Mikhailovna – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor of the Department of Land Management, Soil Science and Agrochemistry Samara State Agrarian University.

Ukhanov Alexander Petrovich – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Technical Service of Machines of Penza State Agrarian University.

Shevchenko Sergey Nikolaevich – Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Director of the SamSC RAS.


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