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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Editor-in-Chief
  • Doil Choi
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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1.531 (2018)
Impact factor
1.283 (2018)
Five year impact factor
42 days
Submission to first decision
243 days
Submission to acceptance
31,626 (2018)
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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. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. EBSCO Environment
  9. EMBiology
  10. Google Scholar
  11. IFIS Publishing
  12. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  13. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  14. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  15. Naver
  16. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  17. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  18. ProQuest Biological Science Database
  19. ProQuest Central
  20. ProQuest Environmental Science
  21. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
  22. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  23. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  24. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  25. SCImago
  26. SCOPUS
  27. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
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