Malaysian Applied Biology Journal

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Journal Policy

Ethical issues

Manuscript submitted to the journal must be original, previously unpublished and not under the consideration of other journals simultaneously. Authors are responsible to obtain written permissions to reproduce any materials from other sources that are used in the manuscript, e.g. figures, tables and illustrations.

Open Access

The journal is an open access journal which is freely available online. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles without prior permission from the publisher and authors.


Any reproduction of figures, tables and illustrations must obtain written permission from the chief editor ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ). No part of the journal may be reproduced without the editor’s permission. The journal is published by:

The Malaysian Society of Applied Biology

c/o School of Environmental & Natural Resource Sciences,

Faculty of Science and Technology,

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,

43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.


Malaysian Society of Applied Biology (MSAB) does not hold itself responsible for statements made in the journal by contributors. Unless so stated, contents of the journal do not reflect an endorsement or an official attitude of MSAB or the Editorial Board.


Latest MABJ Issue

Vol 49(2) July 2020


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Latest news!

Malaysian Applied Biology is listed in the databases and indexed in Thomson Reuters Master Journal List, Elsevier, Mycite, Biosis, Zoological Records, UDLedge Life Science Index, CNKI, J-Gate and CABI.

Malaysian Applied Biology is indexed in Scopus since issue 41(1) 2012.

According to MyCite 2014 report, MABJ ranked 95 out of 142 Malaysian journals in terms of yearly impact factor.