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  • 1 Library, University Pertanian Malaysia 43400 M Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan (Malaysia) 43400 M Serdang, Selangor Darul Ehsan (Malaysia)
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A bibliometric analysis of agricultural literature published in Malaysia between 1981–1990 was undertaken. The analysis shed light on the key journals that published agricultural literature; on the forms of publications which are resorted to in the communication of research results; on the subject areas which are well written on and those that have been neglected; on the nature of contributions made by Malaysian authors; on the publishing practice of corporate bodies and on the number of publications produced each year.