Call for Papers! Special Issue on Barley and Wheat Biology

The Journal of Integrative Plant Biology (JIPB) is proud to announce that it will publish a special issue on Barley and Wheat Biology, as its third special issue of 2018! Many of the papers in this issue will be invited by our issue editor, but unsolicited papers related to the topic are also welcome. All papers will be initially screened by the issue editor, and then sent out for peer-review in accordance with standard journal procedures.


Please note that all articles in this special issue will be available through FreeAccess. FreeAccess availability and its publication in our traditionally well-received Special Issues mean that your paper will benefit from the highest possible exposure to the public. Authors interested in submitting their work for publication in this special issue should consult our website,, for information on how to submit. Please don't forget to indicate in your cover letter that you are submitting to the "Special Issue on Barley and Wheat Biology ".


Special Issue Author Benefits:


 All articles in the special issue will be FreeAccess

 All charges (page and color) will be waived by JIPB. If authors wish to have their articles as OA, a 50% discount will be offered ($US 1,250)

 Authors will receive two free print copies of the journal

 A focused topic = high exposure!


Issue editor is:

Dr. Thorsten Schnurbusch

Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK),

Gatersleben, Germany,

Tel: +49-(0)39482-5341



Important dates:

Expected publication date: 1 February, 2019

Deadline for submission: 31 October, 2018


Issue assistant (submissions and questions):

Lingfeng Chen

Tel: +86 10 6283 6133

Fax: +86 10 8259 2636



If you have any suggestions or questions about the special issue, please feel free to contact us at Lingfeng Chen or


We look forward to receiving your submission!



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