Published: September 2013
Type: Research Article
Scientific Information Resource Division , Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
This paper attempts to highlight quantitatively and qualitatively the growth and development of global agricultural science publication output and citations as per Web of science during 1993-2012. The objective of this study was to perform a scientometric analysis of all agricultural science research publications in the world. The parameters studied include growth of publications and citations, continent‑wise distribution of publications and citations, country‑wise distribution of publications, publication efficiency index, domain‑wise distribution of publications and citations, specialization index, variation of average impact factor in agricultural science sub‑domains, language‑wise distribution of publications, distribution of high frequency keywords, identification of highly cited publications and highly preferred journals.