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Aims & Scope
Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (Plant Breed. Biotech., PBB) publishes original and peer-reviewed research and review articles in all areas of basic and practical researches in the field of plant breeding and biotechnology including breeding methodologies, genetics, and genomics of economically important crop species. Its aim is to provide readers cutting-edge information on the use of genetic, genomic, and molecular techniques. Since the journal embraces all aspects of plant improvement, readers from both academia and industry will benefit from the contents we offer.

Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (Plant Breed. Biotech.)which started on March, 2013 is the official journal of The Korean Society of Breeding Science (KSBS). The PBB, as an international open access journal, publishes four issues of a yearly volume on March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1 in a printed and an electronic versions. PBB is indexed in the Korea Citation Index (KCI), DOI/CrossRef, and Google Scholar.

Copyright ⓒ 2017 by the Korean Society of Breeding Science
Articles published in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology are open-access, article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
'Plant Breeding and Biotechnology' retains the exclusive copyright to reproduce and distribute including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature for all 'Plant Breeding and Biotechnology' publications. Duplicate publications should not be represented as original site of publications; rather, PBB should be cited as the original site of publication. Apart from these misuses, anyone is free to read, download, copy, share, store, print, search, link, and crawl the full-test of the work.

KSBS will send Plant Breeding and Biotechnology for free to KSBS members, certain key individuals in the field by invitation. For non-member individual subscribers, the annual subscription fee for the print version of PBB is 50,000 Korean Won or 60 U.S. dollars. To subscribe to Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, please contact the editorial office for detailed information.

Electronic Edition
A free full-text in PDF format is available at or No registration or subscription is required for access to the electronic edition of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology.

Editorial and Review Policy
The term of the Editor-in-Chief shall be two years and can be extended. The term of office for the Editors shall be two years and renewable.
All research and review papers are reviewed by at least two reviewers and accepted by the Editorial Board. Instructions to Authors, Authors checklist, and Copyright transfer statement are served on

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