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Cover ImageMolecular Plant Breeding (ISSN 1923-8266) is an open access and peer reviewed journal. It publishes original research papers involving in the transgenic breeding and marker assisted breeding in plants, 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 interesting of plant geneticists and breeders, but also to satisfy the populations of this journal who are engaged in the development and marketing of seed industry.

Molecular Plant Breeding is archived in LAC (Library and Archives Canada), CNKI Scholar and deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by CABI and ProQuest as well.

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