A Scientometric Study on Buffalo Research in India and Pakistan: A Profile based on CAB Direct Online
AffiliationTamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
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CitationRathinasabapathy, G and L. Rajendran (2010). A Scientometric Study on Buffalo Research in India and Pakistan: A Profile based on CAB Direct Online, Asian Journal of Library and Information Science, Vol. 2 Issue (1-4), 2010. pp. 58-67.
AbstractThis paper intends to observe and compare the R&D output on ‘Buffaloes’ by the researchers in India and Pakistan. The chosen study period is 55 years (1955-2009) and CAB Direct Online is the source database for this research. During the period (1955 – 2009) a total of 9,096 and 706 publications were published by the scientists of India and Pakistan respectively on buffalo research and India is the top producing country with 9,096 papers (92.80%) followed by Pakistan with 706 papers (7.20%). The average number of publications published per year by India and Pakistan were 165 and 12 respectively. The spurt in the literature output of India and Pakistan were reported during 2001-2009 and 1991-2000 respectively. The study also reports the most preferred journals and most productive authors in India and Pakistan. This study also provides an inventory and scientometric dimensions of publications on buffalo research by India and Pakistan.
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