Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution covers all aspects of plant genetic resources research with original articles in taxonomical, morphological, physiological, biochemical, genetic, cytological or ethnobotanical research on genetic resources and includes contributions to gene bank management: collecting, maintenance, evaluation, storage and documentation.
Areas of interest include crop evolution, domestication, crop-weed relationships, agrobiodiversity related wild species and the history of cultivated plants including palaeoethnobotany.
Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution also presents short communications on such topics as newly described crop taxa, nomenclatural notes, reports of collecting missions, and evaluation results of gene bank material, as well as book reviews of important publications in the field of genetic resources. All contributions are in English and are subject to peer review.
The journal is the international continuation of the German periodical Die Kulturpflanze.
This is a transformative journal, you may have access to funding.
Starting January 2023, Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution welcomes newly-appointed Editor-in-Chief Prof. Rodomiro Ortiz.
We welcome applications from academics with some editorial experience to join our growing international Editorial Board.
Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, in partnership with Research Square, now offers In Review: a journal-integrated preprint service.
As a student or ECR (defined as being within one year of award of their PhD degree) listed as first author of any article type accepted, you will receive a voucher for free access to any Springer publication in eBook form (up to a maximum value of 250 Euros/US dollars, and maximum one per year) in perpetuity, and your article will be made freely accessible for 8 weeks after online first publication.