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
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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2.138 (2021)
Impact factor
2.340 (2021)
Five year impact factor
14 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
67,219 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
2211-3460
Print ISSN
2211-3452
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. AGRICOLA
  2. BIOSIS
  3. Baidu
  4. CAB Abstracts
  5. CLOCKSS
  6. CNKI
  7. CNPIEC
  8. Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  9. Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences
  10. Dimensions
  11. EBSCO Discovery Service
  12. EMBiology
  13. Google Scholar
  14. IFIS Publishing
  15. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  16. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  17. Korea Citation Index (KCI)
  18. Meta
  19. Naver
  20. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  21. Portico
  22. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  23. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  24. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  25. SCImago
  26. SCOPUS
  27. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  28. TD Net Discovery Service
  29. UGC-CARE List (India)
  30. WTI AG
  31. Wanfang
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