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1 About Molecular Plant Breeding
Molecular Plant Breeding (ISSN 1923-8266) is an open access and peer reviewed journal, publishing original research papers involving in the transgenic breeding and marker assisted breeding in plants.

Molecular Plant Breeding is independently published by Editorial Team based on the MolBreedPublisher Platform. All papers are published under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License.

2 Aims and Scope
Molecular Plant Breeding committed to serve for transgenic breeding and marker assisted breeding, particularly publishing innovative research findings in the basic and applied fields of molecular genetics, novel techniques for improvement, and applications of molecular enhanced products.

All papers chosen for publishing should be innovative research work in field of plant breeding, particular in the areas of transgene, molecular genetics, crop QTL analysis, germplasm genetic diversity, and advanced breeding technologies. The primary criteria for publication are not only to meet specific interests of plant geneticists and breeders, but also to satisfy the populations of this journals who are engaged in the development and marketing of seed industry.

3 Publication mode
We are following the Open Access publishing model. All papers published in this journal should be under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any media, provided the original work is properly cited (see MolBreedPublisher Open Access Policy).

4 Criteria for publication
4.1 Similarity check
All submissions must be subjected to CrossRef's plagiarism check. Only those with no any similarity compared in the CrossCheck database can be proceeded for peer review. CrossRef check in this journal is solely for the purpose of submission’s language arts and does not imply any plagiarism or forging existed.

4.2 Peer-review
Scientists in the world are invited to be as peer reviewers in this journal. All submission will be automatically transferred online to the reviewers by Manuscript Proceeding System in the MolBreedPublisher prior to CrossRef's plagiarism check.

4.3 Online publication
There are much more advantages for online publishing, including:
** Peer review quickly and professionally,
** Publish on line immediately upon acceptance
** Deposit permanently and track easily
** Access free and open around the world
** Disseminate multilingual publishing possible

5 Period of publication
Molecular Plant Breeding promises to offer much faster publication schedules. Normally it takes four to six weeks depend on the speed of peer review. Using the recommended manuscript preparation formats will largely speed up the paper procedures and shorten the periods. Research articles will be published electronically in provisional PDF immediately upon acceptance. A fully HTML web version and PDF download version will be available within four weeks after acceptance.

6 Indexing and archiving
All articles published in Molecular Plant Breeding will be deposited in CrossRef with the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) identity. For details please see Instructions for Submission.

7 Submission of manuscripts
Manuscripts must be submitted by Genbreedpublisher online submission system. For details please see Instructions for authors.

8 Copyright
The authors permanently reserve the copyright for their publications and have granted the rights to any third party in advance for using, reproducing or disseminating the work under the terms of copyright and license of the Genbreedpublisher’s constitutions and adopted law and regulations.

9 Article-processing charge (APC)
Article-processing charge for all MolBreedPublisher journals is uniform. MolBreedPublisher's standard article-processing charge is Canadian dollar 1200 CAD, which has no any tax fee included. For authors from the Canada, their article processing charges levied by MolBreedPublisher need an additional 12% of HST tax fee, and this tax fee will be listed solely upon invoice. For authors other than from the Canada, their article processing charges are exclusive of any tax fees.

Payment for APC in this journal should be made out to Sophia Publishing Group Inc. Payment procedure will be informed upon submission acceptance.

Authors from low-income countries and areas can apply the discount for APC upon submission, and if the authors are qualified to be waived, they don't necessarily pay the APC. This policy shall be decided by the board of directors of MolBreedPublisher.

10 Preferred citation
Articles in this journal should be recommended to follow regular citation rules. There is an exception for unique article series and DOI instead of the page number.

The preferred citation is as follows:
Authors' name, Publishing year, Paper title, Journal name, Volume, Article number (DOI)