The Crop Journal

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The Crop Journal is an international peer-reviewed research journal covering all aspects of crop sciences including crop genetics, breeding, agronomy, crop physiology, germplasm resources, grain chemistry, grain storage and processing, crop management practices, crop biotechnology, and biomathematics on a bi-monthly basis. Article types considered include Original Research, Reviews, and Short Communications. The readership of the journal includes crop science researchers, students of agricultural colleges and universities, and persons with similar academic levels. The strict peer-review procedure guarantees the academic level and helps raise the reputation of the journal. The Crop Journal is indexed in some international index systems, such as AGRIS (FAO), CAB Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, DOAJ, and Food Science and Technology Abstracts.

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  • Imprint: Crop Science Society of China and Institute of Crop Sciences, CAAS
  • ISSN: 2214-5141