Aims and Scope

The Iranian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding (IJGPB) is an international peer-reviewed journal published under the auspices of the Imam Khomeini International University and Iranian Biotechnology Society, Islamic Republic of Iran. IJGPB is an open access journal that provides rapid publication (semi-annually) of articles (Original research papers, review articles, technical reports and short communications) in all aspects of plant science including plant genetics, plant biotechnology, plant breeding, plant physiology and tissue culture. The manuscripts can be submitted on the understanding that the work is not previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere.


  • To provide a bed for the publication of research achivements and experiences of the university staff and research centres of the country.
  • To encourage the students and researchers to conduct research projects in various fields of genetics and plant breeding.
  • To improve the educational and research affairs.

Journal Scope

  • Plant genetics
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant breeding
  • Plant physiology
  • Tissue culture