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Horticultural Plant Journal

Horticultural Plant Journal (HPJ) is an international OPEN ACCESS journal. HPJ covers all aspects of horticultural crop sciences, including germplasm resources, genetics & breeding, tillage & cultivation, physiology & biochemistry, ecology, genomics, biotechnology, plant protection, and postharvest processing. Our objects of research are the horticultural plants, including fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants, tea plants, and medicinal plants.

HPJ article types include original research papers, reviews, and short communications. The strict peer-review procedure guarantees the academic level and increases the reputation of the journal.

HPJ is an SCIE journal. The other databases include Scopus, Biological Abstracts (BA) & BIOSIS Previews (BP), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), CABI Abstracts, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, CNKI Global, and CSTPCD.

HPJ authors benefit from publishing in open access models on ScienceDirect to share their discoveries with international communities, peer-review, easy online submission, and speed publication.

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Editors-in-chief: Rifei Sun, Xiaowu Wang
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Journal Metrics
CiteScore: 3.0
2020: 3.0
CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. 2017-2020) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of these documents in these same four years (e.g. 2017–2020).
Journal Citation Reports (Scopus, 2021)
Impact Factor: 3.032
Impact Factor:
2020: 3.032
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.659
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
2019: 1.659
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.807
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
2019: 0.807
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Imprint: KeAi
ISSN: 2468-0141
CN: 10-1305/S
Special issues published in Horticultural Plant Journal.
Latest imapct factor 3.032
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Horticultural Plant Journal CiteScore 2020 Announced: 3
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