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Horticultural Plant Journal

Horticultural Plant Journal (HPJ) is an international open access publication. HPJ covers all aspects of horticultural crop sciences, including, but not limited to:

  • Genetics, genomics and breeding
  • Cellular and molecular biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Plant pathology
  • Germplasm resources
  • Physiology
  • Postharvest processing

HPJ publishes original research articles, reviews and short communications. The strict peer-review procedure guarantees a high academic level and has led to the journal being indexed in many important databases, including SCIE (Science Citation Index Expanded), Scopus, Biological Abstracts (BA) & BIOSIS Previews (BP), the DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), CABI Abstracts, Food Science and Technology Abstracts, CSCD (Chinese Science Citation Database) and CSTPCD (China Scientific and Technical Papers and Citations Database).

HPJ authors benefit from publishing open access on ScienceDirect, sharing their discoveries with international communities, quality peer-review, easy online submission and fast 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
The most cited articles published since 2016, extracted from Scopus.
Acclimatization of in Vitro-derived Dendrobium
Jaime A. Teixeira da Silva | Mohammad Musharof Hossain | ...
Special issues published in Horticultural Plant Journal.
Latest imapct factor 3.032
Congratulations to the editorial team!
Horticultural Plant Journal CiteScore 2020 Announced: 3
Congratulations to the editorial team!
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