In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Biotechnology Society
Volume 12 (2023)
Volume 11 (2021)
Volume 10 (2020)
Volume 9 (2019)
Volume 8 (2018)
Volume 7 (2017)
Volume 6 (2016)
Volume 5 (2015)
Volume 4 (2014)
Volume 3 (2013)
Volume 2 (2012)
Volume 1 (2011)

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Number of Volumes 13
Number of Issues 45
Article View 592,395
PDF Download 410,190
View Per Article 1923.36
PDF Download Per Article 1331.79
Acceptance Rate 38
Time to Accept (Days) 147
Number of Indexing Databases 4
Number of Reviewers 686

Crop Biotechnology

Crop Biotechnology is an open access and peer-reviewed quarterly  journal dedicated to the advancement of Crop Biotechnology. Papers are subject to a double-blind peer review process to ensure the quality of their underlying research methodology and argument. 

The submitted papers will be published after review as well as the approval of the editorial board. The journal was established by Payame Noor University. The honorable professors and researchers are highly appreciated if they visit this site, register, submit and set up their papers based on authors guidelines. Therefore, visiting in person or calling the journal office are not recommended, so all connections with authors and reviewers are done through the website. The journal provides article download statistics.

Open Access Statement:

This journal is a fully access journal which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium is permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.

Benefits of open access for authors, include:

  • Free access for all users worldwide
  • Authors retain copyright to their work
  • Increased visibility and readership
  • Rapid publication
  • No spatial constraints

Articles’ review and publishing charge:

  1. 3,000,000 Rls. For articles’ acceptance
  2. 3,000,000 Rls. For publishing (The total charge includes 6,000,000 Rls. for each article)

Bibliographic Information
  • Title: Crop Biotechnolgy
  • ISSNPrint:  2252-0783
  • Online:  2322-4819
  • Coverage: All fields about Crop Biotechnology
  • Language: Persian; including English abstracts and bibliographies
  • Start Year: 2011
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Place of Publication: Iran
  • Publisher: Payame Noor University
  • StatusActive
  • Refereed: Yes
  • Type of Access: Open Access (OA)
  • Type of License:  Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International (CC-BY 4.0)
  • Plagiarism Detection Software:  Hamyab
  • Type of Publication: Online submission
  • Full text access: Open Access
  • Revenue Sources: Institutional support, Donation
  • Type of Material: Serial (Periodical)


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Research Paper Biotic and Abiotic stress
The Effect of Thermopriming on Transcriptional Response of Heat Stress Memory in Rapeseed

Navid Taherifar; Hengameh Taheri

Volume 13, Issue 45 , March 2024, Pages 1-14

  Heat stress has detrimental effects on the growth and performance of plants through biochemical, physiological, morphological, and molecular changes. Plants have developed complex mechanisms to balance growth and tolerance to stress, allowing them to effectively defend against more severe stresses by ...  Read More

Review Molecular Plant Breeding
Artificial intelligence technology in agriculture; Prospects, applications and challenges

Mojtaba Khayam Nekouei; Mohammad Reza Ghaffari; Mohsen Mardi; Zahra Ghorbanzadeh; Rasmieh Hamid; Mehrshad Zeinalabedini

Volume 13, Issue 45 , March 2024, Pages 15-29

  Today, using advanced technologies such as the global positioning system (GPS), agricultural drones, satellite mapping, remote sensors, and precision agriculture machinery provides farmers with a lot of big data during production. According to the reports, this can be considered a part of the digital ...  Read More

Research Paper Molecular Plant Breeding
Localization of QTLs controlling starch and neutral detergent fiber of durum wheat grain

Sina Ghanbari; Kianoosh Cheghamirza; leila zarei; Roghayeh Naseri; Elisabetta Mazzucotelli

Volume 13, Issue 45 , March 2024, Pages 31-39

  Among cereals, durum wheat (Triticum turgidum L. var. durum) is one of the most important protein and energy sources after bread wheat. It has a significant role in human nutrition in most countries. In this study, to identify and localization of QTLs controlling traits related to starch and Neutral ...  Read More

Research Paper Molecular Plant Breeding
Estimating breeding value of the morphological traits in oilseed sunflower genotypes under normal and drought stress conditions with microsatellite and retrotransposon based markers

Nasrin Akbari; Reza Darvishzadeh

Volume 13, Issue 45 , March 2024, Pages 41-61

  Knowledge on genes effect and action (additive/dominance) is one of the necessities to achieve cultivars with high performance and quality. Estimating the breeding value (additive effect) can be done thanks to molecular markers through best linear unbiased prediction (BLUP). In the present study, 100 ...  Read More

Research Paper Biotic and Abiotic stress
Bioinformatic analysis of physicochemical properties, post-translational ‎modifications and domains of proteins involved in wheat salt tolerance

Arezoo Asl alizade; Mahmoud Toorchi; Ali Bandehhagh

Volume 13, Issue 45 , March 2024, Pages 63-75

  Salinity is one of the most important environmental stresses that disrupt the natural growth of plants. Plant use different mechanisms to cope with stress conditions, such as salinity, in which changes in protein expression is the most important one at molecular level. Changes in protein expression depends ...  Read More

Review Biotic and Abiotic stress
Strategies of Barley Improvement under water stress: Responses, ‎Approaches and Management ‎

Zohreh Hajibarat; Abbas Saidi; MohammadReza Ghaffari; Mehrshad Zeinalabedini

Volume 13, Issue 45 , March 2024, Pages 77-98

  Plants use a variety of strategies to cope with abiotic stress, depending on the species and the growth of the plant. Abiotic stresses such as drought is the most important stress that affects yield of agricultural products. In addition, drought stress is one of the main limiting factors in plant growth, ...  Read More

Comparative bioinformatics analyses of the chloroplast genome of a diploid Cotton (G. herbaceum) with two allotetraploid species

Hajar Nasrollahi; Farshid Talat; Iraj Bernousi; Mehdi Badri Anarjan

Volume 7, Issue 20 , March 2018, , Pages 1-12

  Diploid genome contains 8 genomes designated as A, B, C, D, E, F, G and K which have been identified in the genus Gossypium. The genome of A is limited only in two species as G. herbaceum and G.arboreum, and it is transferred from G. herbaceum to other species. The chloroplast genome (CP) of G. herbaceum ...  Read More

Genetic Engineering and Gene Transformation
Genetic Engineering of Plant Nuclear Genome for Specific gene Expression in Chloroplast Using Design and Transformation of Hybrid Sigma Factor

Motahareh Mohsen Por; Masoud Tohid Far

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 35-48

  A system was designed using E. coli heat shock promoter (groE) in plastid vector and a hybrid plant/bacteria sigma factor was constructed under control of a tissue specific promoter. This system was designed for overcome to deleterious effects on plant growth and fertility that may be caused by transgene ...  Read More

Tissue culture and Micropropagation
Production of Haploids in Cucurbita pepo L. through Parthenogenesis Induced by Gamma-Irradiated Pollen

Hamed Ebrahimizadeh; Mahmoud Lotfi; Shiva Azizinia; Farangis Ghanavati

Volume 3, Issue 4 , September 2013, , Pages 99-108

  Production of haploid plants was studied in summer squash via induction of parthenogenic embryos. Female flowers were pollinated with anthers irradiated by different doses of gamma ray (25, 50, 75, 100 and 200 Gray) and induced embryos were rescued and cultured in specific medium. The results achieved ...  Read More

Biotic and Abiotic stress
Isoalation and Identification of dominant arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the rhizospher of wheat, barley and weeds in some saline regions of Iran

Gholamreza Salehi Jouzani; Sepideh Akbari Vala; Mehdi Sabet Jahromi; Hassan Morsali

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 61-75

  Commonly, plant roots colonized by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) can tolerate different stresses such as soil salinity. Thereby, identification of the dominant AMF species in the saline soils and their application as biofertilizer is very useful for increasing crop productivity in such conditions. ...  Read More

Proteomic Analysis Of Root & Leaf of rice under salt stress

Ghasem Hosseini Salkade; Davood Nasr Abadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2012, , Pages 1-11

  Rice is an excellent model cereal for molecular biology and genetics research. Salinity is a major factor limiting rice production world wide. The analysis of stress-responsiveness in plants is an important route to the discovery of genes conferring stress tolerance and their use in breeding programs. ...  Read More

Review Microbial Biotechnology
Investigating factors affecting the diversity and production of ‎secondary‏ ‏metabolites from mysterious genes of rhizosphere microbes

maryam sajedmarani; Soheila Talesh Sasani; Shohreh Ariaeenejad; Akram Sadeghi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 June 2024

  Plants with special compounds in their root exudates can strengthen a specific microbial community in the rhizosphere and prevent harmful microbial community from forming. The rhizosphere is a dynamic region around the plant root that is governed by the interaction between the plant and microorganisms. ...  Read More

Research Paper Medicinal plant Biotechnology
Investigating the genetic diversity of pecan ecotypes (Peganum Harmala L.) based on biochemical traits in four different habitats of Hamadan and Kermanshah provinces

Leila Akbari; Mehdi Kakaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 April 2024

  The most valuable products obtained from the (Peganum Harmala L.) are phenolic compounds and other biochemical contents, which widely is used in treating of many diseases. This study has been done with the goal of evaluating the effect of different habitats on some biochemical and physiological parameters ...  Read More

Number of Volumes 13
Number of Issues 45
Number of Articles 308
Number of Contributors 785
Article View 592,395
PDF Download 410,190
View Per Article 1923.36
PDF Download Per Article 1331.79
Number of Submissions 804
Rejected Submissions 459
Rejection Rate 57
Accepted Submissions 308
Acceptance Rate 38
Time to Accept (Days) 147
Number of Indexing Databases 4
Number of Reviewers 686

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Iranian Biotechnology Society

Crop biotechnology is published in cooperation with the Biotechnology Association of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the form of a memorandum of cooperation.

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