(20 May 2013)
Every year, JIPB's Editorial Board selects two high-quality papers to receive the prizes of "Best Invited Expert Review" and "Best Research Article". These awards are contingent upon the papers being voted as the best papers published in JIPB over the course of the previous year, based on the quality of research and innovation, the number of citations, and the number of downloads through Wiley-Blackwell's Online Library. We are thus delighted to present JIPB¡¯s best published papers of 2012:
1. Best Research Article:
Li H, Lin F, Wang G, Jing R, Zheng Q, Li B, Li Z (2012) Quantitative trait loci mapping of dark-induced senescence in winter wheat (Triticum aestivum). J. Integr. Plant Biol. 54(1), 33¨C44.
2. Best Invited Expert Review:
Cabrera-Bosquet L, Crossa J, von Zitzewitz J, Serret MD, Araus JL (2012) High-throughput phenotyping and genomic selection: The frontiers of crop breeding converge. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 54(5), 312¨C320.
The prizes include:
¡ñ A "Best Paper" certificate;
¡ñ A cash award of RMB £¤1,000;
¡ñ A color figure printed free of charge for the winner's next paper published in JIPB;
¡ñ Free online access to JIPB for one year.
The winning papers can be freely accessed at http://www.jipb.net/.
On behalf of the JIPB Editorial Board and the journal¡¯s Editor-in-Chief Prof. Chun-Ming Liu, we would like to congratulate the winners on their excellent submissions.
We wish the authors the very best in their future endeavors, and hope that they will consider publishing with us again in the future!
The JIPB Editorial Office