International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research (ISSN: 0972-8813) is a peer reviewed journal with NAAS rating 3.26. It is an official publication of the first and foremost Agricultural University of India, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. The Vice-Chancellor of University is also the Patron of IJBAAR. IJBAAR regularly receives advises from the Advisory Board including the Deans and Directors of University. It is being published by Directorate of Experiment Station of University since 1987. Director, Experiment Station is also discharging duties of Editor-in-Chief of IJBAAR. The activities of IJBAAR are supported by the elite panel of experts from various countries like Germany, Finland Switzerland, France and Philippines and many distinguished scientists and experts of India. IJBAAR is a multidisciplinary journal and only original research work carried out in the field of Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering and Home Science is considered for publication after peer review. We also invite review papers from those who have significantly contributed in the field of agriculture and allied science. Proceedings of seminar/symposium/conference/workshop are also considered for publication as special issues. IJBAAR is published three times in a year (triennial). Average time of paper publication is approximately 2 months from date of submission. IJBAAR follow open access policy for accepted papers. The papers are freely available on journal website ijbaar.org and also through directory of open access journal DOAJ; and directory of Indian journal. IJBAAR is committed for quality publication of original research work with least time of processing of manuscript.