About the Journal

The International Journal of Horticultural Science (IJHS) is a peer reviewed scientific journal published by the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, Institute of Horticulture.

It was founded in 1994 by Agroinform Ltd. Founding editor in chief: József Nyéki.

Publication frequency was 1-4 issues in each year between 1994 and 2019. From 2020 the Journal publishes 1 issue yearly, in the third quarter of each year.

The Journal was published in printed form until 2010. After that the Journal became Open Access, as the issues were available also online. From 2018 University of Debrecen publishes the Journal in full Open Access form.

The International Journal of Horticultural Science (IJHS) publishes both research and application oriented papers in the area of fruits, grapes and wine, vegetables, ornamentals, medicinal and aromatic plants, forestry, horticultural biotechnology and environmental management and horticultural economy. The journal is a diamond open access journal, publishing and downloading articles are both free of charge. All of our articles are available in the university repository: University of Debrecen Electronic Archive.  

The IJHS does not charge authors any article processing charges (APCs), submission, or publication fees. Users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of these articles. Each paper is evaluated in a blind, peer review process, with at least two reviewers for a paper.

We use iThenticate for plagiarism checking and in ethical issues the COPE guidelines are followed (https://publicationethics.org/core-practices). 

ISSN 1585-0404 (Print)

ISSN 2676-931X (Online)