Scientometric Study of Poultry Industry Research Publications: A Global PerspectiveAuthor : Jisha Antony, S. Raja and P. Dhanya
Volume 9 No.1 Special Issue:February 2019 pp 25-30
This study analysis ‘Publication output of Poultry industry’ in the Scopus database during the period 2008 to 2017. The analysis revealed that the total 4248 documents indexed in the database during the selected period of study. The highest productive year is 2017 with 610 publications (14.36%) and the lowest is 2008 with 268 publications (6.31%). 77.87% of publications are scholarly articles. The most prolific author is S.C. Ricke. With 25(0.59%) papers followed by K. Dhama with 22 (0.52 %/) papers. The most productive country is the United States with 1071 publications. The famous Journal in this field is ‘Poultry science’ with 255 publications (6%) and the journals ‘World S Poultry Science Journal’ with 115 publications (2.71%) and ‘Avian Diseases’ with 113 publications (2.66%) occupies the second and third ranks respectively. From the institutional output, the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington DC dominates the other institutions with the output of 138 articles (3.25%). The poultry industry is a multidisciplinary subject and it includes articles with different areas and the main subject areas are found to be Agricultural and Biological Sciences having 2168 documents followed by Immunology and Microbiology with 988 documents. This study also analysis Annual Growth Rate, Relative growth rate, doubling time.
Scientometric, Bibliometric, Citation, Poultry, Authorship pattern, Indexing, AGR- Annual Growth Rate, AAGR-Average Annual Growth Rate, RGR- Relative Growth Rate, Dt.-Doubling time
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