List impact factors yang dimiliki beberapa jurnal bidang Agricultural Sciences & Engineering diantara 10.927 jurnal internasional berkualitas yang terindeks oleh Web of Science dan sudah mendapat Journal Impact Factors dari Thomson Reuters pada musim panas tahun 2014 (2013 Impact Factors). Bidang ini adalah sebuah bidang sains dan rekayasa multidisiplin, terkait erat dengan biologi sebagai basic science-nya, dan mencakup irisan bidang kajian dengan ilmu eksak, ilmu alam, ekonomi, dan sains sosial yang dipakai dalam konsep-konsep sains dan rekayasa agrikultur. Impact factors tahun 2012 juga disediakan sebagai data pembanding dan sumber pertimbangan dalam memilih medium publikasi Anda. Warna merah adalah penurunan impact factor, warna hijau adalah kenaikan, sedangkan warna biru adalah impact factor baru dari jurnal terkait. Tujuh belas (17) jurnal mengalami penurunan IF, tiga puluh empat (34) mengalami kenaikan, dan 3 (tiga) jurnal baru mendapatkan IF. List ini akan terus diperbaharui seiring dengan bertambahnya koleksi catatan saya.

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2013 Impact Factors: Agricultural Sciences & Engineering

Nama JurnalIF
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
An international journal for the publication of original articles and reviews on the inter-relationship between meteorology, agriculture, forestry, and natural ecosystems. Emphasis is on basic and applied scientific research relevant to practical problems in the field of plant and soil sciences, ecology and biogeochemistry as affected by weather as well as climate variability and change. Typical topics include canopy micrometeorology (e.g. canopy radiation transfer, turbulence near the ground, evapotranspiration, energy balance, fluxes of trace gases), micrometeorological instrumentation (e.g., sensors for trace gases, flux measurement instruments, radiation measurement techniques), aerobiology (e.g. the dispersion of pollen, spores, insects and pesticides), biometeorology (e.g. the effect of weather and climate on plant distribution, crop yield, water-use efficiency, and plant phenology), forest-fire/weather interactions, and feedbacks from vegetation to weather and the climate system.
3.421 (2013)
3.894 (2012)
Agricultural Systems
Deals with interactions – among the components of agricultural systems, among hierarchical levels of agricultural systems, between agricultural and other land use systems, and between agricultural systems and their natural, social and economic environments. Articles should include both of the following: Substantive natural science content (especially farm- or landscape-level biology or ecology, sometimes combined with social sciences); and Substantive analysis and discussion of the interactions within or among agricultural systems components and other systems.
2.453 (2013)
2.504 (2012)
Agricultural Water Management
Publishes papers of international significance relating to the science, economics, and policy of agricultural water management. In all cases, manuscripts must address implications and provide insight regarding agricultural water management. Primary topics include: Farm-level and regional water management; Crop water relations, crop yields and water productivity; Irrigation, drainage, and salinity in cultivated areas; Salinity management and strategies for improving the use of saline water in agriculture; Rainwater harvesting and crop water management in rainfed areas; Use of wastewater and other low quality waters in agriculture; Groundwater management in agriculture and conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water; Implications of groundwater and surface water management on nutrient cycling; Exploitation and protection of agricultural water resources.
2.333 (2013)
2.203 (2012)
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
Publishes scientific articles dealing with the interface between agroecosystems and the natural environment, specifically how agriculture influences the environment and how changes in that environment impact agroecosystems. Topics include: Biological and physical characteristics and dynamics of agroecosystems; Ecology, diversity and sustainability of agricultural systems; Relationships between agroecosystems and the natural environment, including land, air, and water; Agroecosystem and global environmental changes including climate change, greenhouse gases and air pollution; Ecological consequences of intensification, soil degradation, waste application, irrigation, and mitigation options; Environmental implications of agricultural land use and land use change.
3.203 (2013)
2.859 (2012)
Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
Examines our current food systems from production to consumption, and the urgent need to transition to long-term sustainability. The journal promotes the study and application of sustainable agriculture for solutions to the complex problems of resource depletion, environmental degradation, a narrowing of agrobiodiversity, continued world hunger, climate change, and the loss of farm land. Rather than focus on separate disciplinary components of agriculture and food systems, this journal uses an interdisciplinary approach to food production as one process in a complex landscape of agricultural production, conservation, and human interaction.
0.849 (2013)
0.744 (2012)
Algal Research
An international phycology journal covering all areas of emerging technologies in algae biology, biomass production, cultivation, harvesting, extraction, bioproducts, and econometrics. It publishes original research and reviews on algal biology (phylogeny, molecular traits and metabolic regulation of microalgae for biofuels), algal cultivation (phototrophic systems in open ponds, heterotrophic systems), algal products and economics, algal harvesting and extraction systems, new conversion technologies for algal biomass and technoeconomic modeling of algae biofuels systems.
4.095 (2013)
Applied Soil Ecology
Addresses the role of soil organisms and their interactions in relation to: agricultural productivity, nutrient cycling and other soil processes, the maintenance of soil structure and fertility, the impact of human activities and xenobiotics on soil ecosystems and bio(techno)logical control of soil-inhabiting pests, diseases and weeds.
2.206 (2013)
2.106 (2012)
Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management
Recognizes the need to explore the complex interactions between human society, ecology, economy/development, politics, and the environment. It also encourages a watershed approach which is influenced by atmospheric and terrestrial processes, both natural and anthropogenic. The journal provides a forum for the assessment and discussion of ecosystemic, integrated approaches to aquatic ecosystem research and management, including concepts and approaches that address health, integrity, performance, efficiency, remediation, natural recovery, restoration, conservation, and sustainable human use.
1.000 (2013)
0.767 (2012)
Biochemical Systematics and Ecology
Devoted to the publication of original papers and reviews, both submitted and invited, in two subject areas: (i) the application of biochemistry to problems relating to systematic biology of organisms (biochemical systematics); (ii) the role of biochemistry in interactions between organisms or between an organism and its environment (biochemical ecology). Papers will be grouped in each issue according to subject area. Research papers should generally be of completed investigations. Preliminary reports will be published where findings are considered to be of sufficient interest to justify rapid publication. In addition, short reports of new sources of known compounds (New Source Reports) will be accepted where they can be justified in terms of systematic or ecological significance.
1.170 (2013)
1.153 (2012)
Biological Agriculture and Horticulture
Aims to act as the central focus for a wide range of studies into alternative systems of husbandry, and particularly the biological approach to food production. The journal will publish work of a sound scientific or economic nature related to the many factors contributing to the development and application of biological husbandry in agriculture, horticulture, forestry etc. in both temperate and tropical conditions. It also reports comparative studies between conventional, low-input and biological systems of husbandry. The areas covered include soil fertility and management; biological control methods; energy utilisation studies; agricultural systems and environmental management; the development of appropriate agricultural technologies.
0.514 (2013)
Biosystems Engineering
Publishes research in engineering and the physical sciences that represent advances in understanding or modelling of the performance of biological systems for sustainable developments in land use and the environment, agriculture and amenity, bioproduction processes and the food chain. The subject matter of the journal reflects the wide range and interdisciplinary nature of research in engineering for biological systems. Papers may report the results of experiments, theoretical analyses, design of, or innovations relating to, machines and mechanisation systems, processes or processing methods, equipment and buildings, experimental equipment, laboratory and analytical techniques and instrumentation.
1.367 (2013)
1.357 (2012)
Publishes papers describing original field and laboratory investigations and reviews on geoecology and landscape evolution with emphasis on interdisciplinary aspects of soil science, hydrology and geomorphology. It aims to disseminate new knowledge and foster better understanding of the physical environment, of evolutionary sequences that have resulted in past and current landscapes, and of the natural processes that are likely to determine the fate of our terrestrial environment.
2.482 (2013)
1.881 (2012)
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture
Provides international coverage of advances in the development and application of computer hardware, software and electronic instrumentation and control systems for solving problems in agriculture and related industries. These include agronomy, horticulture (in both its food and amenity aspects), forestry, aquaculture, animal/livestock science, veterinary medicine, and food processing. Other relevant topics include computerized decision-support aids (e.g., expert systems and simulation models) pertaining to any aspect of the aforementioned industries; electronic monitoring or control of any aspect of livestock/crop production (e.g. soil and water, environment, growth, health, waste products) and post-harvest operations (such as drying, storage, production assessment, trimming and dissection of plant and animal material). Relevant areas of technology include artificial intelligence, sensors, machine vision, robotics and simulation modelling.
1.486 (2013)
1.766 (2012)
Crop Protection
Publishes papers describing an interdisciplinary approach showing how different control strategies can be integrated into practical pest management programs, covering high and low input agricultural systems worldwide. This journal particularly emphasizes the practical aspects of control in the field and for protected crops, and includes work which may lead in the near future to more effective control. The journal does not duplicate the many existing excellent biological science journals, which deal mainly with the more fundamental aspects of plant pathology, applied zoology and weed science.
1.539 (2013)
1.303 (2012)
Current Opinion in Plant Biology
Provides views of experts on current advances in plant biology in a clear and readable form; and evaluations of the most interesting papers, annotated by experts, from the great wealth of original publications. Division of the subject into sections: The subject of plant biology is divided into themed sections which are reviewed regularly to keep them relevant. Presently they are: Growth and development – Genome studies and molecular genetics (+ Plant biotechnology every other year) – Physiology and metabolism – Biotic interactions – Cell signalling and gene regulation – Cell biology.
9.385 (2013)
8.455 (2012)
An international scholarly journal in tree-ring research. It publishes high-quality original research dealing with growth rings of woody plants and the application of tree-ring studies to problems in a wide variety of fields including, but not limited to, archaeology, botany, climatology, ecology, forestry, geology and hydrology. Original research articles, reviews, communications, technical notes and personal notes are considered for publication.
1.697 (2013)
1.480 (2012)
Environmental and Experimental Botany
Publishes research papers on the physical, chemical, biological, molecular mechanisms and processes involved in the responses of plants to their environment. Covered topics include: Responses of plants to heavy metals and pollutants; Plant/water interactions (salinity, drought, flooding); Responses of plants to radiations ranging from UV-B to infrared; Plant/atmosphere relations (ozone, CO2 , temperature); Ecophysiology of Northern plants under global change and environmental stress; Biotic interactions involving environmental factors.
3.003 (2013)
2.578 (2012)
European Journal of Agronomy
Publishes original research papers reporting experimental and theoretical contributions to crop science in the following fields: Crop physiology; Crop production and management; Agroclimatology and modelling; Plant-soil relationships; Crop quality and post-harvest physiology; Farming and cropping systems; Agroecosystems and the environment.
2.918 (2013)
2.800 (2012)
European Journal of Soil Biology
Covers all aspects of soil biology which deal with microbial and faunal ecology and activity in soils, as well as natural ecosystems or biomes connected to ecological interests: biodiversity, biological conservation, adaptation, impact of global changes on soil biodiversity and ecosystem functioning and effects and fate of pollutants as influenced by soil organisms. Different levels in ecosystem structure are taken into account: individuals, populations, communities and ecosystems themselves. At each level, different disciplinary approaches are welcomed: molecular biology, genetics, ecophysiology, ecology, biogeography and landscape ecology.
2.146 (2013)
1.838 (2012)
Field Crops Research
Publishes scientific articles on both experimental and modelling research at the field, farm and landscape level on temperate and tropical crops and cropping systems, with a focus on crop ecology and physiology, agronomy, and plant genetics and breeding. Articles on plant genetics and breeding need to be integrated with crop ecology and physiology, and/or agronomy. An economic analysis may be included if appropriate. Field experiments on which manuscripts are based should, unless exceptional circumstances apply, include at least two seasons and/or multiple locations/environments. The inclusion of yield data is highly encouraged to demonstrate how the field experiments contribute to a better understanding of the bio-physical processes related to crop growth. Articles on crop storage, transportation and usage, and social studies on crops and cropping systems, are outside the scope of the journal.
2.608 (2013)
2.474 (2012)
Features peer-reviewed technical articles on all aspects of aquatic resource-related subjects, as well as professional issues, new ideas and approaches, education, economics, administration, and law. Issues contain features, essays, AFS news, current events, book reviews, editorials, letters, job notices, chapter activities, and a calendar of events.
2.317 (2013)
2.878 (2012)
Publishes researches dealing with plant structure (morphology and anatomy), plant distribution (incl. phylogeography) and plant functional ecology (ecophysiology, population ecology and population genetics, organismic interactions, community ecology, ecosystem ecology). Manuscripts focused on floristics and vegetation science will only be considered if they exceed the pure descriptive approach and have relevance for interpreting plant morphology, distribution or ecology. Manuscripts whose content is restricted to purely systematic and nomenclature matters, to geobotanical aspects of only local interest, to pure applications in agri-, horti- or silviculture and pharmacology, and experimental studies dealing exclusively with investigations at the cellular and subcellular level will not be accepted. Manuscripts dealing with comparative and evolutionary aspects of morphology, anatomy and development are welcome.
1.462 (2013)
1.716 (2012)
Food and Agricultural Immunology
Presents original immunological research with food, agricultural, environmental and veterinary applications. The primary focus of the journal is on the use of immunological techniques and methods which have food, agricultural or veterinary applications. The journal has a wide remit within its chosen subject and welcomes papers directed towards an understanding of the interactions at the interface of the food and immune systems.
0.984 (2013)
0.730 (2012)
Forest Ecology and Management
Publishes scientific articles that link forest ecology with forest management, and that apply biological and ecological knowledge to the management and conservation of man-made and natural forests. The scope of the journal includes all forest ecosystems of the world. Some key features of papers with strong interest include: Clear connections between the ecology and management of forests; Novel ideas or approaches to important challenges in forest ecology and management; Studies that address a population of interest beyond the scale of single research sites; Review Articles on timely, important topics.
2.667 (2013)
2.766 (2012)
Forest Policy and Economics
Publishes peer-reviewed political and economic research relating to forests and forest-related industries, which are of a high scientific standard. It also welcomes contributions from other social science and humanities perspectives, which make a clear theoretical/conceptual and methodological contribution to existing international literatures. These may include, but are not limited to, planning, sociology, anthropology, history, jurisprudence, and psychology research on forests.
1.810 (2013)
1.638 (2012)
A global journal of soil science – welcomes authors, readers and soil research from all parts of the world, encourages worldwide soil studies, and embraces all aspects of soil science. The Journal particularly welcomes interdisciplinary work focusing on dynamic soil processes and their occurrence in space and time.
2.509 (2013)
2.345 (2012)
Industrial Crops & Products
An International Journal, publishes academic and industrial research on industrial (non-food) crops and products, containing both crop-oriented and product-oriented research papers – a platform where agricultural research meets industrial R&D.
3.208 (2013)
2.468 (2012)
International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability
A cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the understanding of sustainability in agricultural and food systems. IJAS publishes both theoretical developments and critical appraisals of new evidence on what is not sustainable about current or past agricultural and food systems, as well as on transitions towards agricultural and rural sustainability at farm, community, regional, national and international levels, and through food supply chains. It is committed to clear and consistent use of language and logic, and the use of appropriate evidence to substantiate empirical statements.
1.746 (2013)
1.493 (2012)
Journal of Aquatic Animal Health
Serves the international community of scientists and culturists concerned with the health of aquatic organisms. It carries research papers on the causes, effects, treatments, and prevention of diseases of marine and freshwater organisms, particularly fish and shellfish. In addition, it contains papers that describe biochemical and physiological investigations into fish health that relate to assessing the impacts of both environmental and pathogenic features.
0.968 (2013)
1.550 (2012)
Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants
Invites full research papers and short reports describing original experimental results, and review articles in the areas of cultivation, chemistry of the essential oil bearing plants and application of essential oils in pharmacology, perfumery, flavour, and other value added products related to these areas.
0.187 (2013)
0.172 (2012)
Journal of Essential Oil Research
The major forum for the publication of essential oil research and analysis. Each issue includes studies performed on the chemical composition of some of the 20,000 aromatic plants known in the plant kingdom. JEOR is devoted entirely to all phases of research from every corner of the world by the experts in their field. JEOR ‘s main areas of focus include analytical chemistry, biological activity, biotechnology, chemical composition, chemical synthesis, chemosystematics, microbiological activity, plant biochemistry/biosynthesis, and toxicology.
0.815 (2013)
0.553 (2012)
Journal of Forest Economics
Covers all aspects of forest economics, and publishes scientific papers in the following topics: forest management problems: economics of silviculture, forest regulation and operational activities, managerial economics; forest industry analysis: economics of processing, industrial organization problems, demand and supply analysis, technological change, international trade with forest products; multiple use of forests: valuation of non-marketed goods and services, cost-benefit analysis of environment and timber production, external effects of forestry and forest industries; forest policy analysis: market and intervention failures, regulation of forest management, ownership, taxation; forestry and economic development: deforestation and land use problem, national resource accounting, contribution to national and regional income and employment.
1.786 (2013)
1.204 (2012)
Journal of Integrative Agriculture
Publishes reviews and original contributions from all areas of agriculture and animal husbandry under the headings of: Crop Genetics & Breeding, Germplasm Resources, Molecular Genetics, Tillage & Cultivation, Physiology & Biochemistry, Ecology & Environment, Soil & Fertilization, Irrigation, Plant Protection, Horticulture, Storage, Fresh-keeping, Processing, Animal Science, Veterinary Science, Resource Insect, Review, Monograph and Short Communication.
0.625 (2013)
Journal of Natural Fibers
Presents new achievements in basic research and the development of multi-purpose applications that further the economical and ecological production of hard fibers, protein fibers, seed, bast, leaf, and cellulosic fibers. An international panel of academics, researchers, and practitioners examines new processing methods and techniques, new trends and economic aspects of processing natural raw materials, sustainable agriculture and eco-friendly techniques that address environmental concerns, the efficient assessment of the life cycle of natural fibers-based products, and the natural reclamation of polluted land.
0.512 (2013)
0.558 (2012)
Journal of Plant Physiology
Publishes researches in biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology and functional biotechnology of plants.
While a “new” or “agriculturally important” species alone is not an acceptable rationale for this journal, submission of papers exploring the diversity of species beyond current models, such as Arabidopsis, and bridging basic research with applied aspects is encouraged. Experiments should be carried out under controlled environmental conditions. Descriptive manuscripts, confirming known facts in just another species without contributing to a better understanding of the biological mechanisms involved, will normally be returned without review.
2.770 (2013)
2.699 (2012)
Journal of Stored Products Research
Provides an international medium for the publication of both reviews and original results from laboratory and field studies on the preservation and safety of stored products, notably food stocks, covering storage-related problems from the producer through the supply chain to the consumer. Stored products are characterised by having relatively low moisture content and include raw and semi-processed foods, animal feedstuffs, and a range of other durable items, including materials such as clothing or museum artefacts.
1.491 (2013)
1.347 (2012)
Marine and Coastal Fisheries
Publishes original and innovative research that synthesizes information on biological organization across spatial and temporal scales to promote ecologically sound fisheries science and management. This open-access, online journal published by the American Fisheries Society provides an international venue for studies of marine, coastal, and estuarine fisheries, with emphasis on species’ performance and responses to perturbations in their environment, and promotes the development of ecosystem-based fisheries science and management. The journal encourages contributors to identify and address challenges in population dynamics, assessment techniques and management approaches, human dimensions and socio-economics, and ecosystem metrics to improve fisheries science in general and make informed predictions and decisions.
1.810 (2013)
1.794 (2012)
New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research
Publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions on all aspects of animal and pastoral science relevant to temperate and subtropical regions. The journal’s subject matter includes soil science, fertilisers, insect pests, plant pathology, weeds, forage crops, management systems, agricultural economics, agronomy, and animal science.
0.679 (2013)
0.839 (2012)
New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science
Publishes original research papers, review papers, short communications, book reviews, letters, and forum articles. We welcome submissions on agricultural economics, agronomy, biotechnology, entomology, plant nutrition, plant breeding, plant pathology, pomology, postharvest physiology, soil science, and viticulture. The journal particularly encourages contributions on kiwifruit, apples, wine grapes and oenology, as well as papers on biosecurity, new crop and horticultural products, and descriptions of new cultivar releases.
0.371 (2013)
0.481 (2012)
NJAS – Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences
Publishes new research results of disciplinary as well as transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary studies, with an emphasis on interaction between natural and social sciences and system approaches in: Plant Science; Plant Genetics and Biotechnology; Animal Science; Environmental Science; Social Science; Food Science and Nutrition; Agrotechnology; Farming systems.
1.143 (2013)
1.250 (2012)
North American Journal of Aquaculture
Formerly published as The Progressive Fish-Culturist, the journal was renamed the North American Journal of Aquaculture in 1999 to reflect the expanded importance of aquaculture in the 21st century. The journal carries papers on new research and practical experience in all areas of intensive and extensive fish culture. This international journal carries papers on new research and practical experience in all areas of intensive and extensive culture of fish and other aquatic organisms that are of importance not only to North Americans but also the global aquaculture community. Topics include, but are not limited to, nutrition and feeding, broodstock selection and spawning, drugs and chemicals, health and water quality, and testing new techniques and equipment for the management and rearing of aquatic species.
0.706 (2013)
0.755 (2012)
North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Intended to promote communication among managers, the journal addresses the maintenance, enhancement, and allocation of fisheries resources. Its contents chronicle the development of practical monitoring and management programs for finfish and exploitable shellfish in marine and freshwater environments. Contributions relate to the way species, habitats, and harvests may be managed to protect and enhance fish and fishery resources for societal benefits. Case histories of successes, failures, and side effects of fisheries programs help convey practical management experience to others.
1.110 (2013)
1.179 (2012)
Pedobiologia – Journal of Soil Ecology
Publishes peer reviewed articles describing original work in the field of soil ecology, which includes the study of soil organisms and their interactions with factors in their biotic and abiotic environments. Analysis of biological structures, interactions, functions, and processes in soil is fundamental for understanding the dynamical nature of terrestrial ecosystems, a prerequisite for appropriate soil management. The scope of this journal consists of fundamental and applied aspects of soil ecology; key focal points include interactions among organisms in soil, organismal controls on soil processes, causes and consequences of soil biodiversity, and aboveground-belowground interactions.
1.667 (2013)
1.690 (2012)
Publishes up-to-date achievements and advances in the entire field of soil science studies dealing with environmental science, ecology, agriculture, bioscience, geoscience, forestry, etc. It publishes mainly original research articles as well as some reviews, mini reviews, short communications and special issues; and its areas of particular interest include soil physics; soil chemistry; soil biology and biochemistry; soil fertility and plant nutrition; soil resources and use; soil mineralogy; soil environment and ecology; soil and water conservation; forest, range, and wetland soils; soil salinity and management; soil and plant analysis and technology; and soil gases and global change.
1.379 (2013)
1.232 (2012)
Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology
Provides an International forum for original research papers, reviews, and commentaries on all aspects of the molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, ultrastructure, genetics and evolution of plant-microbe interactions. Topics covered Include: Applications of mutagenesis and recombinant DNA technology to the elucidation of processes involved in host-parasite interactions; Genetics of pathogenicity; Genetical basis of host recognition; Molecular basis of recognition; receptors and exogenous and endogenous elicitors; Plasmids and infection processes; tumorigenesis; Structure/activity relationships of toxins, sites of action; Growth regulators and metabolic regulation; Molecular biology of enzyme systems involved in infection processes; Cell wall modifications and resistance to infection; Molecular biology of phytoalexins and other secondary metabolites of the host and their roles in resistance; Predisposition and induced susceptibility; Transport of organic and inorganic nutrients in the infected plant; source-sink relationships.
1.987 (2013)
1.506 (2012)
Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
Publishes original theoretical, experimental and technical contributions in the various fields of plant physiology (biochemistry, physiology, structure, genetics, plant-microbe interactions, etc.) at diverse levels of integration (molecular, subcellular, cellular, organ, whole plant, environmental).
2.352 (2013)
2.775 (2012)
Plant Science
Publishes in the minimum of time, research manuscripts as well as commissioned reviews and commentaries recommended by its referees in all areas of experimental plant biology with emphasis in the broad areas of genomics, proteomics, biochemistry (including enzymology), physiology, cell biology, development, genetics, functional plant breeding, systems biology and the interaction of plants with the environment. Manuscript must contain original and significant insights that lead to a better understanding of fundamental plant biology. Papers centering on plant cell culture should be of interest to a wide audience and methods employed result in a substantial improvement over existing established techniques and approaches. Methods papers are welcome only when the technique(s) described is novel or provides a major advancement of established protocols.
4.114 (2013)
2.922 (2012)
Postharvest Biology and Technology
Devoted exclusively to the publication of original papers and review articles on biological and technological postharvest research. This includes the areas of postharvest storage, treatments and underpinning mechanisms, quality evaluation, packaging, handling and distribution of fresh food crops, but excluding research on grains and forage. Articles on the postharvest treatment of fresh products as affecting the eventual quality of processed product may be included, but articles on food processing will not be considered. Papers based on fundamental and interdisciplinary research will be particularly encouraged. These disciplines include genomics and molecular biology, entomology, plant physiology, plant pathology, chemistry, engineering, modelling, advanced technology and economics.
2.628 (2013)
2.454 (2012)
Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture
Provides an important forum for the publication of up-to-date reviews covering a broad range of subject areas including management, aquaculture, taxonomy, behavior, stock identification, genetics, nutrition, and physiology. Issues concerning finfish and aquatic invertebrates prized for their economic or recreational importance, their value as indicators of environmental health, or their natural beauty are addressed. An important resource that keeps you apprised of the latest changes in the field, each issue of Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture presents useful information to fisheries and aquaculture scientists in academia, state and federal natural resources agencies, and the private sector.
2.368 (2013)
2.417 (2012)
Scientia Horticulturae
An international journal publishing research related to horticultural crops. Articles in the journal deal with open or protected production of vegetables, fruits, edible fungi and ornamentals under temperate, subtropical and tropical conditions. Papers in related areas (biochemistry, micropropagation, soil science, plant breeding, plant physiology, phytopathology, etc.) are considered, if they contain information of direct significance to horticulture. Papers on the technical aspects of horticulture (engineering, crop processing, storage, transport etc.) are accepted for publication only if they relate directly to the living product. In the case of plantation crops, those yielding a product that may be used fresh (e.g. tropical vegetables, citrus, bananas, and other fruits) will be considered, while those papers describing the processing of the product (e.g. rubber, tobacco, and quinine) will not. The scope of the journal includes all horticultural crops but does not include speciality crops such as, medicinal crops or forestry crops, such as bamboo. Basic molecular studies without any direct application in horticulture will not be considered for this journal.
1.504 (2013)
1.396 (2012)
Soil Biology and Biochemistry
Publishes original, scientifically challenging research articles of international significance that describe and explain biological processes occurring in soil. These include the possible applications of such knowledge to issues of soil and environmental quality – insofar as such studies inform our understanding of the role of soil biology and biochemistry in mediating soil functions, agricultural sustainability and ecosystem services. The ecology and biochemical processes of soil organisms, their effects on the environment and their interactions with plants are major topics. The applications of new molecular, microscopic and analytical techniques to understanding and explaining population and community dynamics is of great interest. The journal also publishes state-of-the-art reviews of contemporary research that present significant and novel hypotheses, as well as comments and arguments about specific and often controversial aspects of life in the soil.
4.410 (2013)
3.654 (2012)
Soil & Tillage Research
Examines the physical, chemical and biological changes in the soil caused by tillage and field traffic. Covered topics include: The agricultural and biosystems engineering associated with tillage (including no-tillage, reduced-tillage and direct drilling), irrigation and drainage, crops and crop rotations, fertilization, rehabilitation of mine spoils and processes used to modify soils. Soil change effects on establishment and yield of crops, growth of plants and roots, structure and erosion of soil, cycling of carbon and nutrients, greenhouse gas emissions, leaching, runoff and other processes that affect environmental quality. Characterization or modeling of tillage and field traffic responses, soil, climate, or topographic effects, soil deformation processes, tillage tools, traction devices, energy requirements, economics, surface and subsurface water quality effects, tillage effects on weed, pest and disease control, and their interactions.
2.575 (2013)
2.367 (2012)
South African Journal of Botany
Publishes original papers that deal with the classification, biodiversity, morphology, physiology, molecular biology, ecology, biotechnology, ethnobotany and other botanically related aspects of species that are of importance to southern Africa. Manuscripts dealing with significant new findings on other species of the world and general botanical principles will also be considered and are encouraged.
1.340 (2013)
1.409 (2012)
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society
A highly regarded international journal of fisheries science that has been published continuously since 1872. It features results of basic and applied research in genetics, physiology, biology, ecology, population dynamics, economics, health, culture, and other topics germane to marine and freshwater finfish and shellfish and their respective fisheries and environments.
1.314 (2013)
1.546 (2012)


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