About the Journal

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology (JIPB) is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that reports the latest plant biology discoveries. It was established in 1952 as Acta Botanica Sinica, and is sponsored by the Botanical Society of China and the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The journal publishes 6 types of articles: commentaries, invited expert reviews, letters to the editor, new resources, new technologies, and full-length research articles.

All review articles are by invitation from board members, and all research articles explore fundamental plant biological questions using integrative genetic, biochemical, cell and molecular biological tools, with proper experimental design and statistical analyses.

 

Basic Information about JIPB:

5- Year Impact Factor:

3.993 (2015)

2- Year Impact Factor:

3.670 (2015)

Page Charge:

700 RMB (US$ 100)/each printed page

APC fee (OpenAccess Publication Charge):

17500 RMB(US$ 2500)/include all cost

Availability:

SCI, PubMed, Google Scholar, CA, BA, etc. (85 databases in total)

Subscriptions:

15,200 libraries worldwide

Visibility:

264,736 full-text downloads in 2013

Publisher:

Wiley

Average Handling Time: 

First decision: 26 days; submission to online publication: 56 days

 

Useful Links:

Subscription:

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Board Members:

http://www.jipb.net/ed_board.asp

 

JIPB Editors (Former and Current):

1952
Editor-in-Chief: Shih-Wei Loo

1954
Editor-in-Chief: Cheng-Hou Lou

1959
Editor-in-Chief: Sung-Shu Chien
Senior Editor: Chin-yueh Chang

1979
Editor-in-Chief: Cheng Tsui
Senior Editor: Zheng-Li Li

1987
Editor-in-Chief: Fu-Hsiung Wang
Senior Editor: Zheng-Li Li

1996
Editor-in-Chief: Xin-Shi Zhang
Senior Editors: Ting-Yun Kuang, Zhi-Qing Zhu, Zheng-Li Li, Chang-Fu Li and Zhang-Liang Chen

1999
Honorary Editors-in-Chief: Ting-Yun Kuang and Xin-Shi Zhang
Editor-in-Chief: He-Chun Ye
Senior Editors: Ming Dong, Song Ge, Chang-Fu Li, Jin-Xing Lin, Wei-Hua Wu and Yu-Xian Zhu

2004
Honorary Editors-in-Chief: Ting-Yun Kuang and Xin-Shi Zhang
Editor-in-Chief: Xing-Guo Han
Senior Editors: Ming Dong, Song Ge, Chang-Fu Li, Jin-Xing Lin, Wei-Hua Wu, Yu-Xian Zhu and Jin-Zhong Cui

2005
Editors-in-Chief: Xing-Guo Han and Hong Ma
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Xiao-Ya Chen, Kong Chong, Jin-Zhong Cui, Xingwang Deng, Ming Dong, Xinnian Dong, Jing-Yun Fang, Song Ge, Hong-Ya Gu, De-An Guo, Hong-Wen Huang, Ning Li, Jin-Xing Lin, Chun-Ming Liu, Cong-Ming Lu, Ke-Ping Ma, Su-Hua Shi, Ren-Xiang Tan, Wei-Hua Wu, Yong-Biao Xue, Da-Yong Zhang, Yu-Xian Zhu

2007
Editors-in-Chief: Xing-Guo Han and Hong Ma
Executive Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Xiao-Ya Chen, Kong Chong, Jin-Zhong Cui, Xingwang Deng, Ming Dong, Xinnian Dong, Jing-Yun Fang, Song Ge, Hong-Ya Gu, De-An Guo, Hong-Wen Huang, Ning Li, Jin-Xing Lin, Chun-Ming Liu, Cong-Ming Lu, Ke-Ping Ma, Su-Hua Shi, Ren-Xiang Tan, Wei-Hua Wu, Yong-Biao Xue, Da-Yong Zhang and Yu-Xian Zhu

2008
Editors-in-Chief: Xing-Guo Han and Hong Ma
Executive Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Roberto Bassi, Clive Lloyd, William J. Lucas, Klaus Palme and Rowan Sage

2009
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Roberto Bassi, Clive Lloyd, William J. Lucas, Klaus Palme, Li-Jia Qu, Rowan Sage, Weicai Yang

2010
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Roberto Bassi, Ian T.Baldwin, Leon V. Kochian, Clive Lloyd, William J. Lucas, Klaus Palme, Li-Jia Qu, Rowan Sage, Weicai Yang

2011
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian T.Baldwin, Chris Hawes, Leon V.Kochian, William J. Lucas, Li-Jia Qu, Weicai Yang

2012
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian T.Baldwin, Chris Hawes, Leon V. Kochian, William J. Lucas, Li-Jia Qu, Mark Stitt, Weicai Yang

2013
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian T.Baldwin, Chris Hawes, Leon V. Kochian, William J. Lucas, Li-Jia Qu, Mark Stitt, Weicai Yang

2014
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian T.Baldwin, Chris Hawes, Leon V. Kochian, William J. Lucas, Li-Jia Qu, Mark Stitt, Weicai Yang

2015
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian T.Baldwin, Chris Hawes, Leon V.Kochian, William J. Lucas, Li-Jia Qu, Mark Stitt, Weicai Yang

2016
Editor-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian T.Baldwin, Zhizhong Gong, Chris Hawes, Leon V.Kochian, William J. Lucas, Li-Jia Qu, Mark Stitt, Dabing Zhang, Weicai Yang

2017-Present
Co-Editors-in-Chief: Chun-Ming Liu and William J. Lucas
Senior Editors (In alphabetical order): Ian Thomas Baldwin, Zhizhong Gong, Liwen Jiang, Hailing Jin, Leon V. Kochian, Martin AJ Parry, Uwe Sonnewald, Dabing Zhang

 

JIPB Awards and Recognition

1992 Won First Place Prize as an Excellent Academic Journal.
1996 Awarded First Place Prize as an Elite Journal by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
1997 Won Second Place Prize, National Excellent Science and Technology Journal.
1999 Won the 1st National Journal Prize of China.
2000 Awarded the Special Award of “Elite Journal 2000” by the CAS.
2001 Received the Special Fund for Key Academic Journals from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant received from 2001 to 2012).
2002 Won the 2nd National Journal Prize of China.
Won the One Hundred Outstanding Chinese Academic Periodicals Award (won from 2002 to 2006).
2005 Won the 3rd National Journal Prize of China.
Received the Science Publication Fund, awarded by CAS (grant received in 2005, 2007, and from 2009-2016).
2006 Named as one of the Top 7 Chinese Science and Technology Journals from 2006-2011 by the China Association for Science and Technology.
2009 Won the Award of Most Influential Periodical in the Past 60 years in China.
2012 Won the Project for Enhancing International Impact of China STM Journals.
Won the Award of the Highest International Impact Academic Journal of China by CNKI from 2012 to 2016.
2013 Won Nominated Award of the Third Chinese Government Award for Publishing.
Won Top 100 Newspapers and Journals by State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of China.
2014 Won the Beauty of Periodicals in China
2015 Won Top 100 Newspapers and Journals by State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of China.
2016 Won the Project for Enhancing International Impact of China STM Journals
Won the Beauty of Periodicals in China

 

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