eJHS (European Journal of Horticultural Science) has become an integral part of the International Society for Horticultural Science publication portfolio on January 1, 2015. The journal has been entirely renewed to meet the high expectations of ISHS members all around the globe; eJHS is now 'the' fully peer-reviewed journal of the International Society for Horticultural Science, available in print + online Open Access as part of the ISHS PubHort service at http://ww.pubhort.org/ejhs/

Utilizing industry-standard manuscript submission and review tools such as Editorial Manager and integrating state-of-the-art science publication workflow (XML metadata, full cross-referencing, DOI, implementation of AltMetrics, anti-plagiarism), eJHS is capabale in ensuring rapid review and submission/publication turnaround times.

The production of eJHS is overseen by a prestigious and competent Editorial Board selected from the best and most distinguished horticultural scientists belonging to ISHS, the largest and most active international horticultural science society.

eJHS provides a new and fresh alternative to ISHS members and all others wishing to publish their research in a high profile journal with rising impact and a global reach.

eJHS publishes original research articles and reviews on significant plant science discoveries and new or modified methodologies and technologies with a broad international and cross-disciplinary interest in the scope of global horticulture. eJHS focus is on applied and fundamental aspects of the entire food value chain, ranging from breeding, production, processing, trading to retailing of horticultural crops and commodities in temperate, subtropical and tropical regions. In particular eJHS emphasizes integrated crop management strategies during the preharvest and postharvest stages, aiming at sustainably increasing the quantity and quality of horticultural products. The eJHS publishes peer-reviewed articles, reviews and special thematic issues in the following science areas:

  • breeding and genetic resources;EJHS
  • clonal (micro)propagation and seed physiology;
  • cropping systems, including crop management practices;
  • plant/fruit growth and development, including interactions with environments and organisms;
  • plant protection and plant nutrition;
  • irrigation and plant water relation;
  • whole plant physiology and source/sink relation;
  • urban horticulture/protected cultivation;
  • fruit ripening and product quality;
  • storage technologies, including postharvest disorders;
  • food processing technologies/horticultural engineering;
  • marketing/economics;
  • education and consultancy;
  • consumer sciences.
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Using internet technology and ISHS paper submission and handling capacity, eJHS is fully integrated with bibliographic software (e.g. Zotero, Mendely, End-Note, Papers) metadata handling, a recent standard in the scientific publication arena. Visibility and dissemination of research results is further enhanced by the technical capacity to partner with renowned organizations such as AGORA, ORCID, CrossRef, and many others. Most of all, eJHS is streamlined with other ISHS publications and therefore represents an all-inclusive option to meet the publication needs of ISHS members. It seamlessly integrates the most outstanding conference presentations from the many ISHS international symposia and includes comprehensive research outputs.

We warmly invite your submissions. eJHS is published in print + online Open Access.
//To submit an article or for editorial inquiries: write to the Editor-in-Chief (online article submission and review - Editorial Manager - will become available in due course).

Submit an articleeJHS Author Guidelines - Submitting a Manuscript to eJHS

Hardcopy subscription price for 2016 (eJHS Volume 81 - 6 issues): EUR 650 (*)
//For subscription orders or commercial inquiries regarding this title contact the ISHS subscription office - discounts apply to ISHS members and institutions

Publishing Open Access makes your work immediately and permanently available online for everyone, worldwide. To publish your paper in eJHS a two-tier charge is levied.
These charges cover in part the costs associated with high-quality peer reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving articles:

  1. An Open Access Article Submission Charge: EUR 300 (**)
    download the submission charge form below and send it along with your manuscript upon submission
    eJHS Open Access Submission Charge Payment

  2. An Open Access Article Publishing Charge: EUR 700 (***)
    only after peer review and acceptance for publication authors will be invited to pay the Open Access Publishing Charge
    eJHS Open Access Publishing Charge Payment
  • a reduced Article Publishing Charge of EUR 450 applies to ISHS members
  • for DGG members who prove affiliation with a German research institute the Article Publishing Charge is fully waived
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(*) postage of 6 issues a year is included in the hardcopy subscription price. ISHS Individual Members 20% discount - ISHS Institutional Members 30% discount [EU countries: +VAT where applicable]
(**) submissions will be considered only after full settlement of the Article Submission Charge. No refunds. The Article Submission fee covers a portion of the costs associated with high-quality peer review [EU countries: +VAT where applicable]
(***) papers, peer reviewed and accepted for publication will be published after full settlement of the Article Publishing Charge only [EU countries: +VAT where applicable]