Founded in 1960 at the Institute of Plant Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, under the title Genetica Polonica, Polish Journal of Genetics and Breeding. In 1995, it was renamed Journal of Applied Genetics (JAG). Since 2011, the Journal of Applied Genetics has been published by Springer. It publishes peer-reviewed original papers, short communications (including case reports) and review articles focused on the research of applicative aspects of plant, human, animal and microbial genetics and genomics.

  • Offers far-reaching coverage of plant, human, animal and microbial genetics
  • Broader in scope than specialized journals in the field
  • Founded in 1960 as Genetica Polonica, at the Institute of Plant Genetics in Poznan

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  • Marek Switonski
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3.240 (2020)
Impact factor
2.756 (2020)
Five year impact factor
49 days
Submission to first decision
147 days
Submission to acceptance
140,437 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
2190-3883
Print ISSN
1234-1983
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