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  • Dene Peters
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Hybrid. Open Access options available.

Journal metrics

4.993 (2018)
Impact factor
4.647 (2018)
Five year impact factor
35 days
Submission to first decision
14 days
Acceptance to publication
408,043 (2018)
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1179-1950
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0012-6667
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