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Horticulture Environment and Biotechnology

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Plant Science

Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
PublisherSpringer Science + Business Media
Publication typeJournals
ISSN22113460, 22113452
Scope Horticulture, Environment, and Biotechnology (HEB) is the official journal of the Korean Society for Horticultural Science, was launched in 1965 as the "Journal of Korean Society for Horticultural Science".


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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.

Plant Science2012Q4
Plant Science2013Q3
Plant Science2014Q3
Plant Science2015Q3
Plant Science2016Q3
Plant Science2017Q2

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.367
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.613
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.937
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.937
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.950
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.907
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.149
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.993
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.806
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.898
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.207
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 Cites20110
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201427
Self Cites201529
Self Cites201620
Self Cites201721
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201233
Total Cites2013103
Total Cites2014223
Total Cites2015211
Total Cites2016223
Total Cites2017285
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.256
External Cites per document20130.518
External Cites per document20140.824
External Cites per document20150.820
External Cites per document20160.825
External Cites per document20171.065
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.367
Cites per document20130.613
Cites per document20140.937
Cites per document20150.950
Cites per document20160.907
Cites per document20171.149
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20178
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201290
Citable documents2013168
Citable documents2014238
Citable documents2015222
Citable documents2016246
Citable documents2017248
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201263
Uncited documents201395
Uncited documents2014111
Uncited documents2015117
Uncited documents2016115
Uncited documents2017116
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201227
Cited documents201374
Cited documents2014132
Cited documents2015110
Cited documents2016137
Cited documents2017140
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