Horticultural Plant Journal Open Access Editors-in-Chief: Prof. Youjun Zhang, Prof. Xiaowu Wang
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  • 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: Prof. Youjun Zhang, Prof. Xiaowu Wang

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  • 5.7

    Impact Factor (2023)

  • 9.6

    CiteScore (2023)