Journal abbreviation: Handbook of agricultural economics

The abbreviation of the journal title "Handbook of agricultural economics" is "Handb. Agric. Econ.". 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
HandbookHandb.matches the word "handbook"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
agriculturalAgric.matches the stem "agricultur-"
economicsEcon.matches the stem "econom-"

Abbreviation systems

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.

ISO, or International Organization for Standardization, is a journal title abbreviation system for multiple fields. NLM (National Library of Medicine) abbreviations are used in biomedical sciences, while CASSI (CAS Source Index) abbreviations apply to chemistry and associated fields.

About the journal

Full journal titleHandbook of agricultural economics
AbbreviationHandb. Agric. Econ.
ISSN (print)1574-0072
ISSN (online)NA
NLM catalogNA

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