Important Notice

Horticulture Research will cease publication with Springer Nature on completion of Volume 8/2021. The journal will be published by Oxford University Press from Volume 9/2022. 


  • specialized secondary metabolism

    We invite contributions on recent discoveries in biosynthesis, pathway regulation, pathway evolution and other broadly defined aspects of specialized metabolites in horticultural plants. Submission deadline: December 31, 2021.

  • Grafting biology

    We invite research articles that bring cutting-edge science on this ancient, yet fascinating art and science, and review articles that summarize historical and recent studies on grafting biology along with novel insights, new hypothesis or provocative questions into the grafting biology and applications. Submission deadline: October 30, 2021.

  • Horticultural plant genomes II

    This collection covers pan-genomes of cultivated horticultural crops and their wild/alien relatives, multi-species genomes within genera and clades, and -omics re-analysis.


Horticultural plant reproductive biology

Horticultural plant reproductive biology

Guest editors: Dr. Ray Ming (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Dr. Li-Yu Chen (Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University), and Dr. Takashi Akagi (Okayama University)