Hop and Medicinal Plants was founded in 1993 as the journal of â€œThe Hop and Medicinal Plants Research Centerâ€ of the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Until 2008, the journal published articles in Romanian, with an abstract in English. Starting with year 2008, to increase the international visibility, all articles were published in English. For providing the rigors of a modern scientific journal, the scientific value of articles has been warranted by the competence of the editorial board.
At present, Hop and Medicinal Plants is a peer-reviewed, biannual, open acces journal, aimed to publish scientific articles with a focus on hop and medicinal plants ecology, physiology, natural product chemistry, pharmacological activity, farming technology, plant protection (diseases, pests, weeds), genetics, plant breeding, biotechnology and uses. Articles must demonstrate new scientific insight, original technologies or new creations that have general application and relevance.
Reviews covering the various topics of hop and medicinal plants are required; authors have to contact the General Editor before submission in order to establish the journal's interest in the topic and nature of the article.
Manuscripts are to be submitted to Hop and Medicinal Plants through online submission http://journals.usamvcluj.ro/index.php/hamei/about/submissions #onlineSubmissions. Instructions to authors can be found at http://journals.usamvcluj.ro/index.php/hamei/about /submissions#privacyStatement. All papers, whether invited or volunteered, are subject to review. Additional details are available on the web site http://journals.usamvcluj.ro/index.php/hamei/index.
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