Faculty of Life Sciences
Bayero University, Kano
Old Campus, Kabuga,

Peer Review

BEST Journal practice double-blind peer review system to ensure and maintain good quality of publication. If manuscript is found to be of suitable quality and meets the aims and scope of the journal, it will then be sent to at least two reviewers. Peer review process normally takes from 10 to 12 weeks. However, in some cases it may take lesser than 10 weeks or more than 12 weeks.

All manuscripts submitted to BEST Journal are checked for plagiarisms to ensure originality of the work. An article plagiarized more than 20%, observed by editorial or peer reviewers at any stage of publication process would be turned down and authors are notified.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Publication Scheduling

The journal publishes three issues a year.


Article processing charges
An assessment fee of Five thousand Naira (N5,000=) or ten dollars ($10) per manuscript should be paid and payment receipt accompany submitted article. 
New submission from 8th January 2023 onward every manuscript is charged fifteen thousand naira (N15,000) or twenty five USD ($25) per article after acceptance. No refund is possible once the fee has been paid.

Account name: Biological and Environmental Sciences Journal for the Tropics
Acct. Number: 0212035554 (GT Bank). 
Sort code: 058 - 123065
Kano State, Nigeria

For further inquiries contact:
Dr. Hassan Ahmed

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2645-3142
print ISSN: 0794-9057