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About CAB Reviews

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About the Journal

  • Complements the subject coverage of CAB Abstracts, by focusing on
    - Agriculture
    - Animal science
    - Applied plant sciences
    - Global health
    - Veterinary medicine
    - Nutrition and food science
    - Natural resources and environmental sciences

  • Provides scientists, academics and students working in these fields with analysis and information on the current research to complement their own assessment. It is be an authoritative resource to help them keep abreast of the latest developments and place their research efforts into context.

  • With a vast amount of primary literature now being produced, our aim is to produce a resource that allows this literature to be synthesized and placed into a wider context for busy academic and students.

  • Exclusively electronic publication

  • Continuous and rapid publication on an article-by-article basis as reviews are accepted

  • International editorial advisory board

  • Peer reviewed

  • No page charges for submission

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Publishing Policies:

CAB Reviews offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review. The use of the Editorial Manager electronic manuscript submission system greatly expedites processing. Commissioned reviews are sent to up to 4 independent referees for assessment. Every effort is made to give authors a decision following peer-review within 5 weeks of an article's submission. Articles are published electronically as promptly as possible after they are accepted, and typically within one month of acceptance.

Submission of an article to CAB Reviews implies that all contributors have read it and agree to its content. Material submitted to CAB Reviews must not have been simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere.

Copyright of material published in CAB Reviews belongs to the Publisher, CABI

Writing for CAB Reviews

If you are interested in writing a review or suggesting a review topic, please email the Commissioning Editor. The journal does not accept unsolicited reviews, so please contact the commissioning editor to discuss any ideas in advance.

Guide for Authors

CAB Reviews also publshed minireviews, by invitation only. These have separate guidelines.
Minireview Guide for Authors

Manuscript submission for agreed manuscripts is done electronically at the CAB Reviews Editorial Manager site.

Authors of reviews need to complete an Authority to Publish form 
Authority to Publish Form

If you would be willing to act as a peer reviewer, please email the Commissioning Editor.