About This Journal

Aims and Scope

The Korean Journal of Crop Science (KJCS) aims to make a contribution to understanding the challenges for production of not only major crops but also agriculturally cultivated plants such as industrial crops including medicinal crops, green manure crops, bio-energy crops, and forage crops in worldwide. The journal publishes original papers of domestic and international significance regarding all aspects of crop science researches as well as reviews of scientific topics of current crop relevance. Specific topics of interest include (but are not restricted to) all aspects of crop production; physiology, ecology, breeding and biotechnology, cropping systems, environmental impacts of agriculture, impacts of climate change, experimental design and statistical analysis, organic farming. The journal also publishes short communications, book reviews, and letters. These papers should be only submitted after consultation or invitation from the editorial board.

ISO abbreviation

Abbreviated title is ‘Korean J. Crop Sci.’

Year of launching

It was launched in 1963.


It is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December each year.

Index, Databases

The articles published in this journal are indexed and/or abstracted in KCI.

Fund support

This journal was supported by the korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government (MEST).

Contact info

Executive/Manuscript Editor
Cheol Seong Jang (Kangwon National University, Korea)
E-mail: csjang@kangwon.ac.kr
Phone Number: +82-33-250-6416


The subscription price of this journal is KRW 40,000 annually. Back issues are available. For information on subscription information and any other inquiries, please contact the Executive Editor, Cheol Seong Jang, Kangwon National University, Korea (Tel +82-33-250- 6416, E-mail csjang@kangwon.ac.kr) or Office, Korean Society of Crop Science, National Institute of Crop Science, 126, Suin-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea. (Tel +82‐502‐258‐1962, Fax +82‐502‐258‐1963, Email: koreacrop@hotmail.com)

Copyright statement

ⓒ 2018 The Korean Society of Crop Science