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Table 2 Most influential journals publishing aflatoxin research

From: Global scientific trends on aflatoxin research during 1998–2017: a bibliometric and visualized study

RankingaJournalNumber of publications (%)IFbSNIPc
1stFood Control384 (3.90)4.2481.731
2ndFood and Chemical Toxicology158 (1.60)3.7751.277
2ndToxins158 (1.60)3.8951.245
4thMycotoxin Research151 (1.53)3.7411.187
5thFood Additives and Contaminants: Part A146 (1.48)2.1700.909
5thInternational Journal of Food Microbiology146 (1.48)4.0061.556
7thJournal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry143 (1.45)3.5711.321
8thWorld Mycotoxin Journal140 (1.42)2.4060.840
9thJournal of Food Protection115 (1.17)1.5590.744
10thFood Additives and Contaminantsd103 (1.05)NA1.355
  1. SNIP Source Normalized Impact per Paper, IF Impact factor, NA Not available
  2. aEqual journals have the same ranking number, and then a gap is left in the ranking numbers
  3. bImpact factors (IF) based on Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2018 from Clarivate Analytics
  4. cSNIP based on Scopus data which was freely available at
  5. dContinued as: Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A (2008 - current), and Food Additives & Contaminants: Part B: Surveillance (2008 - current)