Journal abbreviation: African journal of soil science
The abbreviation of the journal title "African journal of soil science" is "Afr. J. Soil Sci.". 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.
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.
|African||Afr.||matches the stem "Africa-"|
|journal||J.||matches the word "journal"|
|of||Rule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.|
|soil||Soil||No abbreviation listed in TWA.|
|science||Sci.||matches the stem "scienc-"|
The International Organization for Standardization has developed the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a means of creating uniform abbreviations for journal titles. This allows researchers and academics to easily recognize and refer to journals in a consistent manner.
The abbreviation of journal titles follows ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for an array of subjects, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and related disciplines.
About the journal
|Full journal title||African journal of soil science|
|Abbreviation||Afr. J. Soil Sci.|