Reviewing a manuscript written by a fellow scientist is a privilege. However, it is a time-consuming responsibility. Hence, IJHST’s Editorial Board, authors, and audiences appreciate your willingness to accept this responsibility and your dedication. IJHST adheres to a double-blind peer-review process that is rapid, fair, and ensures a high quality of articles published. Therefore, IJHST needs reviewers who can provide insightful and helpful comments on submitted manuscripts with a turn around time of about 30 days. Maintaining IJHST as a scientific journal of high quality depends on reviewers with a high level of expertise and an ability to be objective, fair, and insightful in their evaluation of manuscripts.




If IJHST’s Editor-in-Chief has invited you to review a manuscript, please consider the following:

  1. Reviewing manuscript critically but constructively and preparing detailed comments about the manuscript to help authors improve their work
  2. Reviewing multiple versions of a manuscript as necessary
  3. Providing all required information within established deadlines
  4. Making recommendations to the editor regarding the suitability of the manuscript for publication in the journal
  5. Declaring to the editor any potential conflicts of interest with respect to the authors or the content of a manuscript they are asked to review
  6. Reporting possible research misconducts
  7. Suggesting alternative reviewers in case they cannot review the manuscript for any reasons
  8. Treating the manuscript as a confidential document
  9. Not making any use of the work described in the manuscript
  10. Not communicating directly with authors, if somehow they identify the authors
  11. Not identifying themselves to authors
  12. Not passing on the assigned manuscript to another reviewer
  13. Ensuring that the manuscript is of high quality and original work
  14. Informing the editor if he/she finds the assigned manuscript is under consideration in any other publication to his/her knowledge
  15. Writing review report in English only
  16. Authoring a commentary for publication related to the reviewed manuscript 


  1. Novelty
  2. Originality
  3. Scientific reliability
  4. Valuable contribution to the science
  5. Adding new aspects to the existed field of study
  6. Ethical aspects
  7. Structure of the article submitted and its relevance to authors’ guidelines
  8. References provided to substantiate the content
  9. Grammar, punctuation and spelling
  10. Scientific misconduct


Reviewers List

Name Affiliation
Jameel Al-Khayri King Faisal Unviersity
Salik Nawaz khan Pakistan
Joseph Arul Québec, Canada
Acram Taji Queensland university, Australia
Mihai Botu Romania
Geza Bujdoso Hungary
Pedro Martinez-Gomez  
Shanmugam Rajasekar  
Nafiye Adak Akdeniz University, Turkey
C. Van Dijk wageningen University
Ramesh Pokharel Colorado State University
Nripendra Singh Maharashtra, India
J. Pablo Fernandez-Trujillo Technical University of Cartagena, Spain
Adel Ahmed Abul- Soad  
Jaap Van Tuyl Wageningen University
Dejan Prvulovic University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Rajeev Arora Iowa state university
Andrew G. Reynolds  
Louise Ferguson UC Davis, California
Geert-Jan De Klerk Wageningen University
Joe Masabni college of agriculture and life sciences
Joseph Arul Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Québec, Canada
Chieri Kubota University of Arizona, Tucson
Abdolhossein Abootalebi Jahromi Azad University of Jahrom, Iran
Sasan Aliniaeifard University of Tehran, Iran
Hamidreza Zabihi Agricultural Research Education and Organization, Khorasan razavi, Iran
Saeid Eshghi Faculty of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Iran
Behzad Edrisi Ornamental Plants Research Center, Mahalat, Iran
Zohreh Jabbarzadeh Urmia University, Iran
Abbas Mirzakhani Ornamental Plants Research Center, Mahalat, Iran
Navid Yazdani University of Tehran, Iran
Majid Sattari Rice research institude of Iran
Seyed Ali Mousavizadeh Agricultural Research Education and Organization, Azarbaijan Sharghi, Iran
Naser Askari University of Jiroft, Iran
Shahriar Hesami Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory, Karaj, Iran
Majid Esmaeilizadeh Vali_e_Asr University of Rafsanjan, Iran
Soheil Karimi University of Tehran, Iran
Hamed Dolati baneh Agricultural Research Education and Organization, Azarbaijan Gharbi, Iran
Mousa Rasouli Malayer University
Azizollah Kheiry University of Zanjan,Iran
Azizolah Khandan-Mirkohi University of Tehran, Iran
Majid Azizi Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
Bijan Kavoosi Agricultural Research Education and Organization, Yasoj, Iran
Hassan Sarikhani Bu-Ali Sina University of Hamedan
Hamid Rahnamoun Agricultural Research Education and Organization, Azarbaijan Sharghi, Iran
Ahmad Shahlaei  
Mohammadreza Pourghayoumi  
Vida Chaalavi Sari higher education complex for agricultural science and natural resources, Iran
Batoul Hoseinpour Agriculture department, Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology(IROST)
Ebrahim Dorani University of Tabriz, Iran
Mojtaba Nouri Hoseini Agricultural Research Education and Extention Organization, Khorasan razavi, Iran
Mansour Montazeri Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection
Ali Soleimani University of Zanjan, Iran
Maryam Haghighi Shiraz University, Iran
Bahaman Zahedi Lorestan University
Mohammadali Alizadeh Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Iran
Hamid Mohammadi Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University
Seyedeh Somaye Shafiee-Masouleh Department of Genetics and Breeding, Ornamental Plants Research Center
Mehdi Rezaee Shahrood University, Iran
leila samie  
Bijan Kavousi Agricultural Research Education and Organization, Yasoj, Iran
Farid Moradinezhad University of Birjand, Iran
Khalil Alami Said Khuzestan Agriculture and Natural Resources University, Iran
Ali Izadi darbandi University of Tehran, Iran
Kourosh Vahdati University of Tehran, Iran
Jaber Panahandeh University of Tabriz, Iran
Javad Shaterian seed and plant certification and registration institude, karaj, Iran
Abbas Asadi abkenar Citrus Research Center