Journal abbreviation: African journal of ecology

The abbreviation of the journal title "African journal of ecology" is "Afr. J. Ecol.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
AfricanAfr.matches the stem "Africa-"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
ecologyEcol.matches the stem "ecolog-"

Abbreviation systems

The ISO 4 abbreviation system, created by the International Organization for Standardization, serves to abbreviate journal titles in a consistent manner. This method streamlines citation processes and enhances the clarity of journal identification within academic settings.

Journal title abbreviations include ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for a wide range of subjects, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and related fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleAfrican journal of ecology
AbbreviationAfr. J. Ecol.
ISSN (print)0141-6707
ISSN (online)1365-2028
NLM catalog9884517

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