Vegetable cultivation has developed rapidly worldwide to meet the increasing demand for fresh vegetables. For example, it was estimated that the planting area of China of protected vegetables reached four million hectares in 2010. Nowadays, the protected facilities mainly include glasshouse, greenhouse, Chinese solar-greenhouse, plastic tents and plant factories for off-season vegetable cultivation. Plant factory is the top pattern of modern protected horticulture. Currently, dozens of plant factories, especially vegetable factories, are in operation in some countries, e.g. Japan, China, and Netherlands etc.
Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submitted manuscripts and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the accepted standards of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Journal of Horticulture is among the best peer-reviewed journals which are characterized by fields of Horticulture. Articles published in this peer-reviewed journal are properly reviewed by at least two reviewers of the associated fields.
It mainly deals with classifications like Potato, Climate change, Common bean, Crop genome, Agricultural water, Metabolic changes, Soil Organic Carbon, Vegetable Cultivation, Root bacteria, Orchids.
Last date updated on July, 2014