REVIEWS IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE (RAS) is an open-access online academic journal, originally established in June 2013, by the United Graduate School of Agricultural Science (UGSAS), Gifu University, Japan. It is currently published by the UGSAS, Japan, which consists of 17 national universities across Japan (http://www.agrsci.jp/ugsas-all/en/index.html). This journal introduces the latest research accomplishments in the fields of agricultural sciences. We highly welcome contributions from interested peers in all over the world, university students and other intelligent readers in sciences. Access to RAS website is free for all.
REVIEWS IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE (RAS) offers you the full text of published articles without subscription fees. Readers can freely access all articles in our archives since 2013, and the latest submissions posted immediately upon acceptance. All publications submitted to RAS undergo strict quality control with multiple peer reviews from qualified academics and editorial corrections as similar to conventional subscription-based scholarly print and electronic journals. The turnover time of a manuscript from acceptance to website posting is less than 60 days. Moreover, UGSAS covers all the publication processing fees for authors. This enables all contents of RAS to be open and free for all readers.