The JIPB editorial office is very pleased to announce that the JIPB impact factor for 2021 is 9.106, compared to 7.061 in 2020 and 4.885 in 2019 (Figure 1). This represents an increase of 29% over 2020. In the Plant Science category, JIPB is in the top 4% (10th out of 238) based on its impact factor over the past two years. This huge achievement marks JIPB’s longstanding commitment to serving the plant science community and publishing world-class science. The total cites of JIPB articles in 2021 were 8,456 (Figure 2). JIPB has remained in Q1 of the Plant Science category for ten consecutive years, based on JCR rankings.
Figure 1. 2-year Impact Factor (2012-2021)
Figure 2. Total Cites (2012-2021)
JIPB was originally established in 1952 as Acta Botanica Sinica. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the JIPB. JIPB publishes cutting-edge plant biology research and connects pioneering Chinese scientists with the international science community. The journal is currently accessible in 22,200 institutions worldwide and indexed by 85 global databases, including PubMed, SCI, CAB, and Google Scholar. The yearly full-text downloads of JIPB articles exceeded 710,000 in 2021.
We would like to extend our gratitude to all those who helped JIPB reach this huge achievement, especially our dedicated, world-class editorial board, our authors, our reviewers, our organizers at the Institute of Botany of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Botanical Society of China, our publishing partner Wiley, and readers from around the world. We could not have done it without your continued support and look forward to even greater success. In the future, we will continue to strive toward becoming a key medium of discourse for plant biologists in China and around the world.
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