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Agricultural Value Chains. A Bibliometric Review and Analysis.

Version 1 : Received: 31 July 2021 / Approved: 2 August 2021 / Online: 2 August 2021 (23:07:58 CEST)

How to cite: Analuisa-Aroca, I.A.; Jimber del Río, J.A.; Fernández Gallardo, J.A.; Vergara-Romero, A. Agricultural Value Chains. A Bibliometric Review and Analysis.. Preprints 2021, 2021080063 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202108.0063.v1). Analuisa-Aroca, I.A.; Jimber del Río, J.A.; Fernández Gallardo, J.A.; Vergara-Romero, A. Agricultural Value Chains. A Bibliometric Review and Analysis.. Preprints 2021, 2021080063 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202108.0063.v1).

Abstract

This work analyzes the visibility and scientific impact of publications related to agricultural value chains. The incidence of bibliometric indicators allows for the interpretation of bibliographic information generated worldwide. Objective: The objective of this research is to analyze the published literature and bibliometric indicators on agricultural value chains. The Web of Science database was used to extract value chains data. The study analyzed articles published between 2010 and 2020. The keywords used are "agricultural value chains'' and articles from journals or studies related to the subject were selected for bibliometric analysis and methodological review. In the search for the keyword, a total of 4208 results were extracted, of which 1,669 records were considered for analysis. The bibliometric analysis of the data reveals that Wageningen University (55) has the highest number of publications, followed by Chinese Acad Sci (26). The author Klerkx L (9) has the highest number of records, followed by Hellin J (7). With respect to the countries with the greatest contributions on the subject are: the People's Republic of China, Germany, Italy, France and the United States. The study contributes to the analysis of bibliometrics and provides a methodological review of published journal articles on agricultural value chains. This bibliographic study presents the history of research development in agricultural value chains.

Keywords

Bioeconomy, bibliographic databases, value chains agricultural, production.

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