Reviewing a manuscript written by a fellow scientist is a privilege. However, it is a time-consuming responsibility. Hence, JOP’s Editorial Board, authors, and audiences appreciate your willingness to accept this responsibility and your dedication. JOP adheres to a double-blind peer-review process that is rapid, fair, and ensures a high quality of articles published. In so doing, JOP needs reviewers who can provide insightful and helpful comments on submitted manuscripts with a turnaround time of about 6 weeks. Maintaining JOP as a scientific journal of high quality depends on reviewers with a high level of expertise and an ability to be objective, fair, and insightful in their evaluation of manuscripts.



If JOP’s Editor-in-Chief has invited you to review a manuscript, please consider the following:

  1. Reviewing manuscript critically but constructively and preparing detailed comments about the manuscript to help authors improve their work
  2. Reviewing multiple versions of a manuscript as necessary
  3. Providing all required information within established deadlines
  4. Making recommendations to the editor regarding the suitability of the manuscript for publication in the journal
  5. Declaring to the editor any potential conflicts of interest with respect to the authors or the content of a manuscript they are asked to review
  6. Reporting possible research misconducts
  7. Suggesting alternative reviewers in case they cannot review the manuscript for any reasons
  8. Treating the manuscript as a confidential document
  9. Not making any use of the work described in the manuscript
  10. Not communicating directly with authors, if somehow they identify the authors
  11. Not identifying themselves to authors
  12. Not passing on the assigned manuscript to another reviewer
  13. Ensuring that the manuscript is of high quality and original work
  14. Informing the editor if he/she finds the assigned manuscript is under consideration in any other publication to his/her knowledge
  15. Writing review report in English only
  16. Authoring a commentary for publication related to the reviewed manuscript 



  1. Novelty
  2. Originality
  3. Scientific reliability
  4. Valuable contribution to the science
  5. Adding new aspects to the existed field of study
  6. Ethical aspects
  7. Structure of the article submitted and its relevance to authors’ guidelines
  8. References provided to substantiate the content
  9. Grammar, punctuation and spelling
  10. Scientific misconduct 

Reviewer Name Affiliation
Ali Abbaspour Shahroud University
vahid Abdossi Horticultural Department, collage of Agriculture science and food technology , science and research branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
Ali Ahadiyat Department of Plant Protection College of Agricultural Sciences and Food Industries Science and Research Branch Islamic Azad University Hesarak, Poonak Tehran, IRAN
F Ajam Gard Assistant Professor
Erhan Akkuzu Department of Agricultural Structures and Irrigation, Faculty of Agriculture, Ege University, İzmir, Turkey
M.S Allahyari
Mohammad-Hossein Aminifard Faculty member, Department of Horticulture science, University of Birjand
Hashem Aminpanah IAU, Rasht,Iran
Hossein Ali Asadi-Gharneh Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran
reza bastan Islamic azad university, rasht branch
Dr Bayat
Hassan Bayat Department of Horticultural Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Birjand, Iran
Ahmad Dadashpour
Elham Danaee Department of Horticulture, Collage of Agriculture, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran.
Raheleh Ebrahimi Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Behzad Edrisi Director, Department of Postharvest Physiology and Technology, National Institute of Ornamental Plants (NIOP)
Mehrdad Esfandiari Department of Soil Science, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Saeid Eshghi Department of Horticultural Science, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Alireza Eslami
Marzieh Ghanbari Dept. Horticulture, Science and Research Branch, IAU, Tehran
Mehran Gholami Guilan Agriculture & Natural Resources Research and Education Center
Sh. Hajivand
Davood Hashemabadi
Mehdi Hosseini Farahi IAU, Yasuj
zohreh jabbarzadeh Department of horticultural science, college of agriculture, urmia university, orumieh, Iran
saeid Javadi Khederi گروه گیاه پزشکی ، دانشکده کشاورزی، دانشگاه ملایر، ملایر، ایران
Mohammad Mahdi Jowkar Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, College of Agriculture, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
SepidehSepideh Kalateh Jari Department of Horticulture, Science and Research branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
Zahra Karimian Assistant Professor, Department of Ornamental Plants, Research Center for Plant Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
Behzad Kaviani
Bijan Kavoosi Horticulture Crops Research Departement, Fars Agricultural Research and Natural Resource and Education Center, AREEO, Shiraz, Iran
Nazanin Khakipour
Mohammad Ali Khalaj Mehalat
Mostafa Khoshhal Sarmast Department of Horticultural Science, Faculty of Plant Production, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (GUASNR) , Gorgan 49138-43464, Golestan, Iran
Saikat Kumar Department of Biological Sciences University of Lethbridge Lethbridge AB Canada
Mahshad Maghoumi
ali mahboub khomami agricultural organization
Maryam Marashi Department of Soil Science, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran.
Mansour Matloobi Dep. of Horticulture, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
Sahar Mirzaei Ornamental Plants Research Center, Horticultural Sciences Research Institute, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.
Maryam Mohammadi
A. mohammadi Torkashvand
Mohammad Naghi Padasht Dahkaei Ornamental Plant Research Station of Lahijan
M Pezhmanmehr Department of Horticulture, Science And Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
hadi rahanandeh Member of Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, Faculty of agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Rasht branch, Iran
Farshad Rakhshandero IAU, Science and Research Branch, Tehran
M.R. Safari Motlagh associate professor of phytopathology
Mahdi Sarai Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University
Shahram Sedaghathoor Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch
Mohammad Reza shafiei Ornamental Plants Research Center (OPRC), Horticultural Sciences Research Institute (HSRI), Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.
Mohammadreza Shafiei Department of Ornamental Plants
Mina Taghizadeh University of Arak
Fatemeh zaredoost MSc of Horticulture and Young Researchers and Elite Club, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
seyed yaghoub zeraatkish Islamic azad university,
محمدحسین انصاری دانشکده کشاورزی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی واحد رشت
علیرضا شفیعی زرگر بخش باغبانی مرکز تحقیقات و آموزش - کشاورزی و منابع طبیعی صفی آباد
سید سعید مدرس نجف آبادی