Since 1977, the Malaysian Society of Applied Biology has been publishing a journal entitled MALAYSIAN APPLIED BIOLOGY twice yearly. This journal was previously known as MALAYSIAN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH from 1973 to 1976.
The editorial board accepts and publishes scientific articles in all fields of biology and applied biology or related scientific field provided it has not been considered for publication elsewhere in other journals. Acceptance for publication is based on contribution to scientific knowledge, original data, ideas or interpretations and on their conciseness, scientific accuracy and clarity, as judged by two referees appointed by the Editorial Board. The Journal also publishes occasional review papers by invitation.
Malaysian Applied Biology is listed and indexed in Thomson Reuters Master Journal List, Myjurnal, Biosis, Zoological Records and UDLedge Life Science Index. Malaysian Applied Biology is indexed in Scopus since issue 41(1) 2012.
Malaysian Applied Biology is an open access journal. All articles since December 2005 are freely available in the Archive.