Submission Instructions



When submitting papers for potential publication in the JRSS, please submit an original editable file in one of the (.doc, .pdf) style files. All figures, images, tables, etc., should be embedded into the original file. Detailed instructions on preparing papers for submission can be found in the Template Paper Further information on the scope of the JRSS is also available upon enquiry of prospective authors. Authors accept the terms of Honor Code and Plagiarism Statement for Paper Submission, and that the paper is original research contribution with the references properly cited in the manuscript.

All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through the e-mail to the editor at:

submit@rigoroussp.org or rigoroussp@gmail.com

Manuscripts may also be submitted through our Online Submission System below:

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Copyrights for articles published in Journal of Rigorous Scientific Research (JRSS) are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author's responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.

Submission Deadlines

Submission Details Every Last Day of the Month
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Submit Offline submit@rigoroussp.org or rigoroussp@gmail.com

Frequency: 12 Issues Per Year

Areas Covered: Agricultural economics, Agribusiness management, Agricultural engineering, Agricultural extension, Animal science, Agronomy (plant science, theoretical production ecology, horticulture, plant breeding, plant fertilization, and soil science), Aquaculture, Biological engineering (genetic engineering and microbiology), Environmental impacts of agriculture, Food science, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation/water management and Land use

Type of Articles: Research Paper, Survey Paper, Informative Article, Case Studies, Review Papers, Comparative Studies, Dissertation Chapters, Research Proposals or Synopsis, Masters and PhD Thesis

Accepted Language: English

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Current Issue



Article # Article Title Author Download
1 Influence of Diversification on Crop Production Risk among Smallholder Farmers in Mathira East District, Kenya Wamuyu, S.N., Lagat, J.K. & Bett, H.K.
2 Factors Influencing Subsidized Fertilizer Access and Use Intensity on Smallholder Farmers in Trans Nzoia County Kenya Barasa A W Odwori P O Malaba K S Barasa J
3 Relationship between Loan Beneficiaries’ Changes in Financial Status and Adherence to Intended Purpose, a Case of Kisii University Employees, Kenya Kimotho, G.M
4 Effect of Open Ended Teaching and Learning Approach on students motivation to learn Three Dimensional Geometry Chogo C.N., Githua, B.N. & Changeiywo, J.M.
5 Factors Influencing Subsidized Fertilizer Access and Use Intensity on Smallholder Farmers in Trans Nzoia County, Kenya Barasa, A.W., Odwori, P.O., Malaba, K.S. & Barasa, J.
6 Influence of Diversification on Crop Production Risk among Smallholder Farmers in Mathira East District, Kenya Wamuyu, S.N., Lagat, J.K. & Bett, H.K.
7 Relationship between Loan Beneficiaries Changes in Financial Status and Adherence to Intended Purpose, a Case of Kisii University Employees, Kenya Kimotho, G.M
8 Effect of Open Ended Teaching and Learning Approach on student's motivation to learn Three Dimensional Geometry Chogo C.N., Githua, B.N. & Changeiywo, J.M.

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Editorial Board



Dr. Charles Kamau Wambu (Chief Editor)



Rigorous Journal of Research

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Dr. John Kiprop Rono



Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, Egerton University, Kenya

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Mr. Samuel Ngunjiri Wamuyu



Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, Egerton University, Kenya

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OVERVIEW OF SUBMISSION, REVIEW AND PUBLICATION PROCESS

  1. You can prepare your paper based on the following template.
  2. Email your paper to the corresponding journal listed on this page with a claim that your content is original. You cannot submit your article to multiple journals at the same time.
  3. You will get a notification from the editor that your email has been received.
  4. Review comment and result will be returned. Authors may receive,
    • Publish Unaltered: the paper is ready for publication and no changes is needed.
    • Acceptance after Minor Changes: you need to make minor changes according to the instruction of the editor.
    • Acceptance after Major Changes: you need to make major changes according to the instruction of the editor.
    • Rejection: Manuscript is flawed or not sufficiently novel
  5. Submit your final article (if required) before the deadline mentioned in the acceptance letter.
  6. Online / Printed publication will be done within 30 days. The CD version is also available upon request.

FORMATTING GUIDELINES

Journal of Rigorous Scientific Research (JRSS) publishes peer-reviewed, open access journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. Before manuscript submission, please read and Author Guidline carefully; doing so will ensure that the publication of your manuscript is as rapid and efficient as possible.

Manuscript Submission All manuscripts should be submitted by Online Manuscript Submission System. MS Word: Prepare a manuscript in MS Word 2003 or above. Manuscripts submitted to our journals must be written in English.

Papers accepted for publication vary from 5 to 20 pages in two-column format. The main text usually can be divided into separated sections, organized by Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion. Paper Title : A title of no more than 20 words should be brief, specific, and informative.

Author Details : Full name for all authors should be given; The names of multiple authors are separated by a comma; Provide the full affiliation for each author including academic affiliation (or postal address), city, postcode, country, Email(optional); If multiple authors have contributed to the article, details of the corresponding author should be clear.

Email address is compulsory for the corresponding author. Abstract : The abstract should concisely state the purpose of the investigation and summarize the important conclusions. It should be a single paragraph of generally no more than 200 words. Keywords : Include 3 to 8 keywords or short phrases for indexing.

Introduction : Provide a brief overview of the scope and relevance of the research, especially with regard to previous advancements in related fields. Materials and Methods : Present the research design, research type, research duration, inclusion/exclusion criteria, choice of subjects, etc. Describe the methodology completely, including sample collection, processing, lab analysis, statistical tests used for data analysis etc.

Use section headings/subheadings in a logical order to entitle each category or method . (e.g. 1, 2; 1.1, 2.1; 1.1.1, 2.1.1...etc). Results: Present and illustrate your findings objectively and concisely, if appropriate, with figures/ tables.

In the main text, describe each of your results by a particular observation. Discussion: Provide an interpretation of your results and make comparisons with other studies. The significance of findings should be clearly described. If your results differ from your expectations, explain why that may have happened.

PROCESS OF PUBLICATION:

a) After receiving Manuscript/ Paper, author will get a confirmation email of receiving that paper with id.

b) Manuscript/ Paper will be checked through plagiarism checker.

c) After that Manuscript/ Paper will be sent for double blinded peer review.

d) Based on double blinded peer review report, editor will take decision to accept or reject the paper or editor can take decision of re-submission of Manuscript/ Paper after suggested changes.

e) After this step if Manuscript/ Paper will be accepted then author will receive a acceptance of paper with in 5 to 7 days.

PUBLICATION FEE AND CHARGES

Rigorous Scientific Publishers provide an international platform for quality research papers. In order to manage the various costs associated with the journal management, a charge of 75 USD (for foreign authors) and Kshs. 5,000 (for Kenyan authors) will be payable as manuscript handling/processing fee for all accepted papers.

Categories Pubication Charges
Foreign authors 75 USD
Kenyan authors Ksh 5,000

Aim & Scope



Aim:



Rigorous Journal of Research (RJR) publishes articles of trending interest from all areas of research. The main focus of the journal is on practical research findings/outcomes. RJR is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles and give them authentication. The journal aims at establishing a platform that host informative research findings that is of great benefit to researchers and academician of all fields of specialization.

Scope:



The scope of Rigorous Journal of Research (RJR) is to provide a research medium and an important reference for the advancement and dissemination of research results that support informative policy decisions. Original theoretical work and application-based studies that contribute to a better understanding contemporary and current research issues are covered.

NOTE:
The publisher and journal have a policy of (Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism). We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (ithenticate.com). All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

Mode of Payment



Payment of Publication Fee



We strongly encourage you to pay the publication fee through bank deposit using below details:

Account name: Rigorous Scientific Publishers

Account number: 1460277037432

Bank name: Equity Bank Kenya Limited

Bank branch: Nakuru Westside Mall

Branch code: 146

SWIFT Code: EQBLKENA



Processing fee is paid upon notification only if the submitted article is accepted for publication. You can contact the publisher through info@rigoroussp.org for alternative methods of payment like Paypal, Western Union, M-Pesa, etc.

Indexing





Rigorous Scientific Publishers, an organization whose mission is to support Open Access initiative is located in Nakuru, Kenya. As at April, 2018 we hosted 4 (four) open access journals in Research, Business, Agriculture and Education. We sponsor international conferences on a variety of areas. Rigorous Scientific Publishers journals are indexed by the following Indexing databases:

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  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
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  • ResearchGate
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  • Academia.edu
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  • General Impact Factor
  • Academic Journal Index
  • Scholar Article Impact Factor
  • Journals Impact Factor (JIF)

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