Journal of Apicultural Science
Aims and Scope
The Journal of Apicultural Science is a scientific, English-language journal that publishes both original research articles and review papers covering all aspects of the life of bees (superfamily Apoidea) and broadly defined apiculture. The main subject areas include:
  • bee biology
  • bee genetics
  • bee breeding
  • pathology and toxicology
  • pollination and bee botany
  • bee products
  • management, technologies, and economy
  • solitary bees and bumblebees

Publication options
The Journal of Apicultural Science has been published by the Research Institute of Horticulture and Apicultural Research Association twice a year in paper and online versions since 2001. The Journal is a continuation of the former scientific periodical "Pszczelnicze Zeszyty Naukowe," issued from 1957 to 2000. Archive issues of Pszczelnicze Zeszyty Naukowe and issues of the Journal of Apicultural Science published since 2001 to 2011 are available at the original Journal's website ( The paper version is available at (subscriptions). After acceptance, articles are given DOI numbers, assigned to successive volumes and issues, and published online by Versita (, which has used the open access model since 2012. The Article Processing Charges (APCs) is obligatory for online publication.

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Elsevier - SCOPUS
FSTA - Food Science & Technology Abstracts
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ProQuest (relevant databases)
SCImago (SJR)
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Thomson Reuters - Biological Abstracts
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Thomson Reuters - Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
Thomson Reuters - Science Citation Index Expanded
Thomson Reuters - Zoological Record
WorldCat (OCLC)

Journal 5-years Impact Factor - 0.944

Journal Impact Factor (2015) - 0.571
Journal Impact Factor (2014) - 1.000
Journal Impact Factor (2013) - 0.817
Journal Impact Factor (2012) - 0.529
Journal Impact Factor (2011) - 0.674
Journal Impact Factor (2010) - 0.489
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