Horticulture, Environment, and Biotechnology (HEB) is the official journal of the Korean Society for Horticultural Science, was launched in 1965 as the "Journal of Korean Society for Horticultural Science".

HEB is an international journal, published in English, bimonthly on the last day of even number months, and indexed in Biosys Preview, SCIE, and CABI.

The journal is devoted for the publication of original research papers and review articles related to vegetables, fruits, ornamental and herbal plants, and covers all aspects of physiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, protected cultivation, postharvest technology, and research in plants related to environment.

Volumes & issues before 2011 are linked at http://www.horticulture.or.kr:8080/public/heb_archive.php.

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  • Doil Choi
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1.585 (2019)
Impact factor
1.606 (2019)
Five year impact factor
62 days
Submission to first decision
216 days
Submission to acceptance
53,357 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
2211-3460
Print ISSN
2211-3452
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  1. AGRICOLA
  2. BIOSIS
  3. CAB Abstracts
  4. CNKI
  5. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  6. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  7. Dimensions
  8. EBSCO Discovery Service
  9. EBSCO Environment
  10. EMBiology
  11. Google Scholar
  12. IFIS Publishing
  13. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  14. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  15. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  16. Korea Citation Index (KCI)
  17. Meta
  18. Naver
  19. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  20. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  21. ProQuest Biological Science Database
  22. ProQuest Central
  23. ProQuest Environmental Science
  24. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
  25. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  26. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  27. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  28. SCImago
  29. SCOPUS
  30. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  31. TD Net Discovery Service
  32. UGC-CARE List (India)
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