Journal of Tea Science Research (ISSN 1927-6494) is an open access, peer reviewed journal published online by BioPublisher, which has been indexed by international database ProQuest. The journal is publishing all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all aspects of tea research, containing the studies on tea cultivation, breeding, plant protection, tea processing, technical and economic, tea food and health products, medical care of tea, as well as the cloning and analysis of tea genes or genomics; the analytical and functional of tea molecular genetics.
Journal of Tea Science Research (ISSN 1927-6494) is deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by CABI and ProQuest as well.
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