Pharmacognosy Magazine

: 2017  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 49  |  Page : 1-

Pharmacognosy Magazine-Completion of 12 years of successful publishing

Mueen Ahmed 
 Managing Editor Phcog.Net

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Mueen Ahmed
Buddha Vihar Road, Cox Town, Bengaluru, India

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Welcome to the 13th year of successful publishing of Pharmacognosy magazine and the first issue of 2017 presenting you a brief report on performance on journal; we are presenting the details in [Table 1] and [Table 2]. We have been constantly working on quick turnaround time on peer review process, though we strive hard to make sure the process of publication in a short time.{Table 1}{Table 2}

Our intention is to communicate the best research to our reader; as such, we will consider submissions of both Original Articles and Review Articles. We are currently accepting one to-two review articles in each issue. Review articles should cover in-depth study on selected topic. Please contact editor for more details before the submission of review articles. Currently, we are limiting review articles on plant reviews, as it is being considered in our associated journal – Pharmacognosy Reviews - [].[1]

We are also presenting some of the official metrics presented in Journal Citation Reports and Scimago Journal Ranking in the year 2016. Our impact factor for the year 2015 is 0.831 [Table 3] and SJR Ranking 0.376.{Table 3}

 Official Metrics

Impact Factor® as reported in the 2015 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2016): 0.831[2]

SCIMAGO Journal Ranking[3]:

The first issue of volume 13 represents the beginning of an exciting new journey for articles on Pharmacognosy and Natural Products. I thank all the authors who have trusted us with their manuscripts thus far as well as the reviewers who have helped in reviewing for the journal. I look forward to working with the Associate Editors, the Editorial board, Advisory Board and the broader community of authors, reviewers, and readers.

Every 5 years, we undertake a full review of the membership of our Editorial Board, both to allow time-served members a well-deserved break and to add new talent driving the growth of the journal. We are currently constituting the new editorial board that will be available soon in the month of March 2017. Researchers who are interested to be in Editorial board may send their online profile such as research gate, orcid Id to our EB selection committee :[email protected]

We thank all the editorial members, reviewers, and readers for their support to the journal. I wish you a happy reading of first issue of 2017.[4]


1Pharmacognosy Reviews. Available from: [Last accessed on 2016 Dec 8]
22015 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2016)
3The SCImago Journal & Country Rank is based on Scopus data (Elsevier) and made freely. Available from: [Last accessed on 2016 Dec 8]
4Available from: [Last accessed on 2016 Dec 8].