REVIEWERS PAGE

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.

 

REVIEWERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES

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 

 

WHAT SHOULD BE CHECKED WHILE REVIEWING A 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 

 

First Name Last Name Affiliation Publons
Ali Abbaspour Dept. of Soil Science, Shahroud University, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/1382394/ali-abbaspour/
Parisa Abdollahi Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/4658010/parisa-abdollahi/
vahid Abdossi science and research br.anch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran  
Ali Ahadiyat Science and Research Branch Islamic Azad University , Tehran, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/3914452/ali-ahadiyat/
Erhan Akkuzu Faculty of Agriculture, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey  
M.S Allahyari Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/1462198/mohammad-sadegh-allahyari/
Mohammad-Hossein Aminifard Faculty member, Department of Horticulture science, University of Birjand, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/1670070/mohmmad-hossein-aminifard/
Hashem Aminpanah Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/4597876/hashem-aminpanah/
Mohammadhossein Ansari Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/4504528/mohammad-hossein-ansari/
Hossein  Ali Asadi-Gharneh Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/4425071/hossein-ali-asadi-gharneh/
Mohammad Hossein Azimi Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.  
Davood Bakhshi Dept. of Horticulture, Guilan Univ., Rasht, Iran  
Reza Bastan Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch  
Hassan Bayat Faculty of Agriculture, University of Birjand, Iran  
Ebrahim Beyramizadeh Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.  
Rakhi Chaturvedi Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, IIT Guwahati, India  
Mehrangiz Chehrazi Shahid Chamran University, Ahwaz , Iran  
Elham Danaee Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar, Iran. https://publons.com/researcher/4414145/elham-danaee/
Shahryar Dashti Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maraghe  
Raheleh Ebrahimi Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran  
Behzad Edrisi Department of Postharvest Physiology and Technology, National Institute of Ornamental Plants   
Mehrdad Esfandiari  Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran  
Saeid Eshghi Department of Horticultural Science, College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran  
Alireza Eslami Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch https://publons.com/researcher/1504469/alireza-eslami/
Saeed Firouzi Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch https://publons.com/researcher/4546395/saeed-firouzi/
Marzieh Ghanbari Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University  
Mehran Gholami Guilan Agriculture & Natural Resources Research and Education Center  
Shokrollah Hajivand Dept. of Genetics and Breeding, AREEO, Karaj, Iran  
Davood Hashemabadi Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch https://publons.com/researcher/3091092/davood-hashemabadi/
Moaazam Hassanpour Asil Dept. of Horticulture, Guilan Univ., Rasht, Iran  
Atefeh Hosseini  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Birjand, Iran  
Mehdi Hosseini Farahi IAU, Yasuj https://publons.com/researcher/3272743/mehdi-hosseinifarahi/
Zohreh Jabbarzadeh Dept. of Horticulture, Urmia Univ., Urmia, Iran  
Mehdi Jahani Faculty of Agriculture, University of Birjand, Iran  
Saeid Javadi Khederi Dept. of Horticulture, Malayer Univ., Malayer, Iran  
Payam Javadian Science and Research Branch, IAU  
Mohammad Mahdi Jowkar Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah Branch, Kermanshah, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/3091882/mohammadmahdi-jowkar/
SepidehSepideh Kalateh Jari Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran.  
Zahra Karimian Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran  
Behzad Kaviani Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch https://publons.com/researcher/1457818/behzad-kaviani/
Bijan Kavoosi Fars Agricultural Research and Natural Resource and Education Center, AREEO, Shiraz, Iran  
Nazanin Khakipour Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran.  
Mohammad  Ali Khalaj Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.  
Mostafa Khoshhal Sarmast Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (GUASNR) , Gorgan, Iran  
Saikat Kumar Department of Biological Sciences
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge AB Canada
 
Alireza Ladan Moghaddam Islamic Azad University, Garmsar Branch  
Ali Mahboub Khomami Ornamental Plant Research Station of Lahijan, Iran  
Maryam Marashi Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran.  
Pasquale Martiniello CRA Istituto Sperimentale Colture Foraggere, Via Napoli 52, 71100 Foggia, Italy.  
Mansour Matloobi University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran  
Stephen Mbuthia Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Egerton University, Faculty of Science, Kenya.  
Sahar Mirzaei Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.  
Ali Mohammadi Torkashvand Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran.  
Pejman Moradi Saveh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Saveh, Iran https://publons.com/researcher/4541942/pezhman-moradi/
Rohangiz Naderi Dept. of Horticulture, University of Tehran, Iran  https://publons.com/researcher/1927979/roohangiz-naderi/
Abozar Nasirahmadi School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, University of Newcastle  
Naser Negahdar Hyrcan Agricultural Science and Biotechnology Research Institiute, Amol, Iran  
Mohammad Naghi Padasht Dahkaei Ornamental Plant Research Station of Lahijan, Iran  
Maria Papafotiou Agricultural University of Athens,Greece  
M. Pezhmanmehr  Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.  
Hadi Rahanandeh Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch  
Farshad Rakhshandero IAU, Science and Research Branch, Tehran  
Iman Roohollahi Faculty of Agriculture, Shahed University  
M.R. Safari Motlagh Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch https://publons.com/researcher/4552183/mohamad-reza-safari-motlagh/
M.N. Safarzadeh Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch  
Hassan Salehi Dept. of Horticulture, University of Shiraz, Iran   
Mahdi Sarai Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University  
Shahram Sedaghathoor Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch https://publons.com/researcher/2568317/shahram-sedaghathoor/
Suleyman Sengul Ataturk University, Faculty of Agriculture, 25240, Erzurum, Turkey.  
Mohammad Reza Shafiei Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Mahallat, Iran.  
Harikesh Singh Institute of Agriculture Sciences, Bananas Hindu University, Varanasi  
Hamid Sodaiezadeh Yazd University https://publons.com/researcher/2235596/hamid-sodaeizadeh/
Alireza Tabatabaei Islamic Azad University, Marand Branch  
Mina Taghizadeh University of Arak  
Vahid Zariinia Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran. https://publons.com/researcher/4664591/vahid-zarrinnia/
Seyed Yaghoub Zeraatkish Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University