Focus and Scope

Advances in Horticultural Science aims to provide a forum for original investigations in horticulture, viticulture and oliviculture. The journal publishes fully refereed papers which cover applied and theoretical approaches to the most recent studies of all areas of horticulture - fruit growing, vegetable growing, viticulture, floriculture, medicinal plants, ornamental gardening, garden and landscape architecture, in temperate, subtropical and tropical regions. Papers on horticultural aspects of agronomic, breeding, biotechnology, entomology, irrigation and plant stress physiology, plant nutrition, plant protection, plant pathology, and pre and post harvest physiology, are also welcomed.

The journal scope is the promotion of a sustainable increase of the quantity and quality of horticultural products and the transfer of the new knowledge in the field.

Papers should report original research, should be methodologically sound and of relevance to the international scientific community.

AHS publishes three types of manuscripts: Full-length - short note - review papers. Papers are published in English.

Peer Review Process

Submissions are first evaluated by the Editors and by the members of the Editorial Boards within four weeks. If the manuscript is considered suitable for publication, it is sent to at least two reviewers. The peer review process is double-blind, whereby both referees and authors are kept anonymous. Referees are asked to evaluate the manuscript within three weeks. If the reviews are positive, but the manuscript requires to be revised and resubmitted, the author is expected to submit the revised version in three weeks.

Publication decisions by the Editors/Board of Directors are final.

Publication Frequency

Quarterly: March - June - September - December

Article Processing Charges (APC)

Advances in Horticultural Science does not ask for articles and submissions processing charges APC.

Indexing and abstracting

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