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In academic and scientific work, publication is the chief means of communicating research, a primary means of recognition and reward, and a central social process in any academic or research institution. Therefore, it is through publication the scientists receive professional recognition and esteem as promotion, advancement, and funding for future research. This study analyzes the performance of scientists in the field of ecology, working in various institutions in India, in terms of growth rate, areas of research concentration, author productivity, and authorship pattern.