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About the Journal

Over the last 100 years, the Journal of Heredity has established and maintained a tradition of scholarly excellence in the publication of genetics research. Virtually every major figure in the field has contributed to the journal.

Established in 1903, Journal of Heredity covers organismal genetics across a wide range of disciplines and taxa. Articles include such rapidly advancing fields as conservation genetics of endangered species, population structure and phylogeography, molecular evolution and speciation, molecular genetics of disease resistance in plants and animals, genetic biodiversity and relevant computer programs.

IMPACT FACTOR AND RANKING


YearImpact FactorSi: Genetics & Heredity
20131.969111 out of 164
20121.995109 out of 161
20112.79970 out of 157
20102.24994 out of 156
20092.05292 out of 144
20081.77597 out of 138
20071.96489 out of 132
20061.94286 out of 131

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI. The most recent Reports were published in Summer 2008.

ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING

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Crop Physiology Abstracts
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Excerpta Medica Abstract Journals
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Field Crop Abstracts
Forestry Abstracts
General Science Index
Genetics Abstracts
Global Health
Grasslands & Forage Abstracts
Horticultural Abstracts
Index Veterinarius
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Journal Citation Reports /Science Edition
Maize Abstracts Online
Nematological Abstracts
Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews
Ornamental Horticulture
Pig News & Information
Plant Breeding Abstracts
Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts
Post Harvest News and Information
Poultry Abstracts

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