1About International Journal of Horticulture
International Journal of Horticulture is an open access, peer reviewed journal published online by BioPublisher. The journal publishes all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all aspects of horticultural and its relative science, containing horticultural products, protection; agronomic, entomology, plant pathology, plant nutrition, breeding, post harvest physiology, and biotechnology, are also welcomed; as well as including the tropical fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and industrial crops grown in the open and under protection.
2 Aims and Scope
International Journal of Horticulture is committed to publishing and disseminating all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all areas of horticulture and its relative science research.
All papers chosen for publications should be creative reviews, innovative research work, short communications, and case reports on all aspects of horticulture and its relative science research, including horticultural products, protection; agronomic, entomology, plant pathology, plant nutrition, breeding, post harvest physiology, and biotechnology, are also welcomed; as well as including the tropical fruits, vegetables, ornamentals and industrial crops grown in the open and under protection. The primary criterion for publication is new insights that are not only of broad interest to horticulturist, and teachers/students/researchers engaged in horticulture and its relative science, but are also appropriate for R & D personnel as well as readers interested in horticulture.
3 Publication mode
We are following the Open Access publishing model. All papers published in this journal are licensed to all users under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and recproduction in any media, provided the original work is properly cited (see BioPublisher Open Access Policy).
Manuscripts must be submitted by BioPublisher online Manuscripts Handling System. For details please see Instructions for authors.
4 Publication and peer-review process
Criteria for publication
All submissions must be subjected to CrossRef's plagiarism check by CrossCheck. Only those with no any similarity compared in the CrossCheck database can be proceeded for peer review. Plagarism check in this journal is solely for the purpose of submission’s language arts and does not imply any plagiarism or forging existed.
Scientists in the world are invited to be as peer reviewer in this journal. All submission will be automatically transferred online to the reviewers by Manuscript Handling System in the BioPublisher prior to CrossRef's plagiarism check by CrossCheck.
5 Online publication
There are much more advantages for online publishing, including:
** Peer review quickly and professionally
** Anti- Plagiarism by CrossCheck
** Publish on line immediately upon acceptance
** Deposit permanently and track easily
** Open Access under Creative Common Licenses
** Disseminate multilingual possible
6 Indexing and archiving
All articles published in International Journal of Horticulture will be deposited in CrossRef with the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) identity, For details pls see Instructions for Submission.
7 Publication Period
International Journal of Horticulture promises to offer much faster publication schedules, normally it is two or four weeks depend on the speed of peer review. Using the recommended manuscript preparation formats will largely speed up the paper procedures and shorten the periods. Research articles will be published electronically in provisional PDF immediately upon acceptance. A fully HTMLweb version and PDF download version will be available within four weeks after acceptance.
Citing articles in International Journal of Horticulture
Articles in this journal should be recommended to follow regular citation rules. There is an exception for unique article series and doi instead of the page number.
The Preferred citation:
Authors' name, Publishing year, Article title, Journal name, Volume, Article number (DOI)