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Riceopen access

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Agronomy and Crop Science
Plant Science
Soil Science
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Publication typeJournals
Scope Rice aims to fill a glaring void in basic and applied plant science journal publishing. This journal is the world's only high-quality serial publication for reporting current advances in rice genetics, structural and functional genomics, comparative genomics, molecular biology and physiology, molecular breeding and comparative biology. Rice welcomes review articles and original papers in all of the aforementioned areas and serves as the primary source of newly published information for researchers and students in rice and related research.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Agronomy and Crop Science2009Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2010Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2011Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2012Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2013Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2014Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2015Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2016Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2017Q1
Agronomy and Crop Science2018Q1
Plant Science2009Q1
Plant Science2010Q1
Plant Science2011Q1
Plant Science2012Q1
Plant Science2013Q1
Plant Science2014Q1
Plant Science2015Q1
Plant Science2016Q1
Plant Science2017Q1
Plant Science2018Q1
Soil Science2009Q2
Soil Science2010Q1
Soil Science2011Q1
Soil Science2012Q1
Soil Science2013Q1
Soil Science2014Q1
Soil Science2015Q1
Soil Science2016Q1
Soil Science2017Q1
Soil Science2018Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.293
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.778
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.839
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.249
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.935
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.935
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.748
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.526
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.944
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.373
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.842
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20080
Self Cites20096
Self Cites20106
Self Cites20116
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201318
Self Cites201417
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201647
Self Cites201724
Self Cites201832
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200927
Total Cites201091
Total Cites2011187
Total Cites2012190
Total Cites2013252
Total Cites2014333
Total Cites2015484
Total Cites2016566
Total Cites2017506
Total Cites2018615
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20091.235
External Cites per document20102.742
External Cites per document20113.291
External Cites per document20123.086
External Cites per document20133.079
External Cites per document20142.873
External Cites per document20153.772
External Cites per document20164.023
External Cites per document20173.570
External Cites per document20183.836
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.588
Cites per document20102.935
Cites per document20113.400
Cites per document20123.276
Cites per document20133.316
Cites per document20143.027
Cites per document20153.935
Cites per document20164.388
Cites per document20173.748
Cites per document20184.046
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20184
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200917
Citable documents201031
Citable documents201155
Citable documents201258
Citable documents201376
Citable documents2014110
Citable documents2015123
Citable documents2016129
Citable documents2017135
Citable documents2018152
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents20097
Uncited documents20107
Uncited documents201113
Uncited documents201218
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201433
Uncited documents201522
Uncited documents201613
Uncited documents201714
Uncited documents201815
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200912
Cited documents201026
Cited documents201145
Cited documents201242
Cited documents201355
Cited documents201478
Cited documents2015101
Cited documents2016116
Cited documents2017124
Cited documents2018141
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