About the Journal
Focus and Scope
International Journal of biotechnology for wellness industries (IJBWI) is devoted to report advanced and novel research related to biotechnology applicable in wellness industries. Coverage includes research on plant, animal and microbial bioactive metabolites used in wellness industries in its wide scope. Topics highlighted are Natural compounds discovery and processing; food and nutraceuticals; cosmeceuticals and aroma therapy; bioprocess and fermentation technology; environmental research related to soil wellness and biological control. The journal publishes reviews, full-length original papers, short communications and book reviews.
Peer Review Process
All submitted manuscripts are read by the members of editorial office. To save time for authors and peer-reviewers, only those papers that seem most likely to meet our editorial criteria are sent for formal peer review. Those papers judged by the editors to be of insufficient general interest or otherwise inappropriate are rejected promptly without external review.
Manuscripts judged to be of potential interest to our readership are sent for formal review, typically to two or three reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewers' advice, from among several possibilities:
- Accept as it is
- Accept with minor changes
- Accept with major changes, inviting the authors to revise their manuscript to address specific concerns before a final decision is reached
Journal is published quaterly with issues in April, June, September and December
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.