Peanut Science accepts for review original, unpublished research articles concerned with Research, Teaching, or Extension programs directly involved with or applicable to production, storage, processing, manufacturing or marketing of peanuts are suitable for review for publication in Peanut Science.

Before submitting you should read over the guidelines below, then register an account (or login if you have an existing account)

Author information can be found here

The decision to accept or reject any manuscript for publication relies solely with the Editor and the associate editors and is based on the scientific review of the manuscript.

Editor Chris Butts

Focus and Scope

The purpose of Peanut Science is to instruct and educate the public on the properties, production, and use of the peanut through the publication of scientific information and research papers on the peanut and the dissemination of such information to the interested public.

Submission Checklist

1. Read the Author Manuscript Submission Information and downloaded the referenced style guide

2. Completed Online Submission Form

3. Attached your completed Manuscript, created using the Peanut Science Manuscript Template

4. Are your tables, figures, legends, labels included in your manuscript as separate pages?

5. Have you designated a Corresponding Author?

6. Attached manuscript images (gif, jpeg, png formats only; not tiff files accepted)

7. Read, Understand and Signed Peanut Science Copyright Statement

The following documents are critical to the submission process:

A) Author Manuscript Submission Information
B) Copyright Form
C) Manuscript Submission Template
D) Social Media Info Guide
BioScience Style Guide

Copyright Notice

Peanut Science is an open access journal. Upon submission, papers become the property of Peanut Science and shall not be published elsewhere until released to the author by the Editor.  All articles are published under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial CC BY-NC license.  Following publication in Peanut Science, APRES grants to the authors and, in the case of a work made for hire, their employer, a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to use and distribute the article by print, email, employer website, or personal website, provided that each copy includes the copyright notice appearing on the published article.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

* You may print or download for your personal and non-commercial use only

* You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but must acknowledge the website as the source of the material

* You may not, except with APRES express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content; Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system

Articles may NOT be posted on websites such as ResearchGate, Facebook, LinkedIn, or a third-party or social networking website.

Peanut Science, its website and content are copyright of APRES – © 2021. All rights reserved.

Peer Review

Peanut Science operates a double blind review process.

Authors complete the Submissions Request form and receive a copy of the author manuscript submission instructions and manuscript template. Authors submit their research on a copy of their completed electronic manuscript template to Tim Grey, Editor, Peanut Science ( Upon receipt by the editor, the manuscript is reviewed for proper formatting and subject suitability for possible publication in Peanut Science. The manuscript will then be assigned to an associate editor knowledgeable in the subject matter of the manuscript.  Manuscripts are forwarded to two or more reviewers, who will critique the manuscript for content and presentation. The goal of the editor and associate editor is to return the reviewers' comments to the corresponding author within 60 days of submission. Communication concerning changes will be between the manuscript's Corresponding Author and the Associate Editor or Editor. The decision to accept of reject any manuscript for publication relies solely with the Editor/associate editors and is based on the scientific review of the manuscript. Upon acceptance and prior to publication, galley proofs and a page charge invoice will be emailed to the corresponding author. If requested, accepted articles can be preprinted prior to publication.  There is no page limit for published articles.

Revised manuscripts not returned within 6 months of the initial review are automatically released and, if resubmitted, will be treated as new manuscripts.

Attach File: Author Manuscript Submission Information

Attach File: Copyright Form

Attach File: Manuscript Submission Template

Attach File: Social Media Info Guide

BioScience Style Guide

Publication Fees

$80/page for pages 1-4

$60/half-page for all other pages

Additional fees for corrections post-production, etc. may apply

After a manuscript is accepted for publication, a pdf proof will be produced by the publisher for review by the editor and the corresponding author. Prior to the article's publication, page charges will be invoiced at the rate of $80 per page for the first 4 pages of the pdf proof + $60 per half-page for pages 5 and higher. Additional fees for images, corrections post-production, and pre-print may apply.  Peanut Science imposes no limits on the number of pages for published articles. Payment must be received before the article will be published.