Nigerian Journal of Soil Science is an international journal on research and development on the soil as a natural resource on the surface of the earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils for crop production. Published as a flagship journal of Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN).
Aims & Scope
Nigerian Journal of Soil Science (NJSS) is a peer reviewed journal of the Soil Science Society of Nigeria. The journal covers all areas of interest relating to soil Science.
Types of Articles
Original research articles
Open Access Policy
Open Access is a publication model that enables the dissemination of research articles to the global community without restriction through the internet. All articles published under open access can be accessed by anyone with internet connection.
The Nigerian Journal of Soil Science is an Open Access journal. Abstracts and full texts of all articles published in this journal are freely accessible to everyone immediately after publication without any form of restriction.
All articles published by The Nigerian Journal of Soil Science are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. This permits anyone to copy, redistribute, remix, transmit and adapt the work provided the original work and source is appropriately cited.
When an article is published by in The Nigerian Journal of Soil Science, the author(s) of the article retain the copyright of article. Author(s) may republish the article as part of a book or other materials. When reusing a published article, author(s) should;Cite the original source of the publication when reusing the article. i.e. cite that the article was originally published in The Nigerian Journal of Soil Science. Include the article DOI
Accept that the article remains published by the Nigerian Journal of Soil Science (except in occasion of a retraction of the article). The article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
A copyright statement is stated in the abstract page of each article. The following statement is an example of a copyright statement on an abstract page.
Copyright ©2018 Author(s) retains the copyright of this article.
Manuscript Handling Fee
Authors are required to pay the manuscript handling fee only after their manuscripts have been reviewed and accepted for publication by an editor.
The manuscript handling fee for NJSS is $60 (USD) and NGN 20,000 for Nigerian Authors.Please note that the journal does not charge a submission fee.