The Crop Journal Open Access Editor-in-Chief: Jianmin Wan
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  • The Crop Journal is a bimonthly scientific journal co-sponsored by the Crop Science Society of China, the Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and China Science Publishing & Media Group Ltd. (Science Press). It is published by Science Press and KeAi (founded by China Science Publishing & Media Group Ltd. and Elsevier). The major aims of the journal are to report the recent progresses of crop breeding, crop genetics, crop cultivation, crop physiology, germplasm resources, biotechnology and biomathematics related to crops. Article types include Original Research, Reviews, and Short Communications. The readership of the journal includes crop science researchers, students of agricultural colleges and universities, and individuals with similar academic levels. The strict peer-review procedure guarantees the academic level and helps raise the reputation of the journal.

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  • Editor-in-Chief: Jianmin Wan

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  • 6.0

    Impact Factor (2023)

  • 9.9

    CiteScore (2023)