Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Sustainability Agri Food Environmental Research (SAFER) aim`s is sustainability, food and agriculture production and their impacts in natural resources at local and international level.

SAFER publish unpublished results in environmental sciences, aquaculture,agronomy, veterinary and silviculture. The aim of this journal is academicians, professionals and students interested in natural resources. In this journal it publishes scientific papers, review papers, scientific and technical notes.

SAFER is a seriated and quatrimestral publication published by the Catholic University of Temuco with the support of the Research and Postgraduate Direction of the Catholic University of Temuco, and edited by Natural Resources Faculty.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

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Research Articles / Artículos de Investigación

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Review articles / Artículos de revisión

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Scientific notes / Notas científicas

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Cartas y comentarios al editor

Las cartas al editor corresponden a comentarios de algún tema científico o técnico de actualidad, el cual debe estar debidamente respaldado por referencias bibliográficas y/o sitios en internet especializados.

La extensión no debe sobrepasar las cuatro páginas. No es necesario que tengan resumen.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Once received the manuscript, the Editorial Commission will revise the compliment of formal rules and it will design two specialistsin the theme as anonymous receiver. The Editorial Commission will kept thatdoes not exist familiar, work and other relations between reviewers and authors.The evaluators will have one month as maximum deadline for submit their evaluations to the Editorial Commission. Once received the evaluation it can be the following scenarios (and respective responses):

A) If both approve, the article will be published.

B) If both reprove, the article will not be published.

C) If one reviewer approve with major modifications and the otherreviewer reject, the manuscript will returned to the author(s) and it can be submitted again for a reviewing process by new reviewers.

D) If both reviewers approve with major modifications the manuscript will returned to the author(s) for do the corrections before the next 15 daysfrom the notification sending date from the Main Editor. After it, the same reviewers will verify if the corrections were done. If the author don`t manifest its interest within this period, it will understand that the manuscript will not continue in reviewing process.

E) If a reviewer approve with major modifications and the other with minor modifications, the manuscript will be returned to the author for correctit, it will late 15 days from the notification sending date from the Main Editor. After it, the same reviewers will verify if the corrections were done. If the author don`t manifest its interest within this period, it will understand that the manuscript will not continue in reviewing process.

F) If one reviewer approves and the second reviewer approved with major modifications the manuscript will be submitted to a third reviewer and it result will determine if the manuscript is approved (if the third reviewer approves it) or if the manuscript is returned to the author (if the third reviewer suggest major or minor modifications or rejection) in according to themain suppositions in the reviewing process.

G) If both reviewers suggested minor modifications it will returned the manuscript to the author(s) for do it. The author(s) will have 15 days for do the modifications and these will verify by Editorial Commission.

H) If one reviewer reject and the second reviewer approved with minor modifications the manuscript will be submitted to a third reviewer and itresult will determine if the manuscript is approved with minor changes (if thethird reviewer suggest or approves it) or if the manuscript is returned to theauthor (if the third reviewer suggest modifications or rejection) in accordingto the main suppositions in the reviewing process.

I) If one reviewer approved and the second reviewer rejects the manuscript the Editorial Commission will evaluate politically, in according to the variety (sex, language, nationality), aim of the manuscript, authorrelevance and another variables.

 

Publication Frequency

The issues will be published the last March, June, September and December every year.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides free access inmediately to its content considering the global knowledge exchange.