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Horticultural Science ***

Horticultural Science ***

"NEW - the complete horticultural science internet resource covering tropical, subtropical and temperate crops and regions."

The world's leading resource for horticulture research.

Visit the Horticultural Science product site.

Updated weekly, Horticultural Science supplies bibliographic information, abstracts and full text documents covering all aspects of horticultural research, including genetic resources, taxonomy, molecular biology, genetics, biotechnology, breeding, cultivars, propagation, climate, environment, soils, crop management, protected cultivation, pests, diseases, weeds, plant physiology, crop quality, postharvest treatment, storage, marketing and supply chains, and horticultural techniques and technology.

Horticultural Science contains:

  • Over 1.4 million bibliographic records (derived from CAB Abstracts) covering the last 85 years, with detailed keyword (metadata) tagging
  • Weekly updates; with over 50,000 records added per year
  • Over 74,000 full text documents (journal articles, conference papers, reports), with over 9,000 currently added per year
  • English summaries from literature from over 100 countries
  • Over 80 CAB Reviews; timely analysis written by subject experts
  • News and research updates – written and selected by subject specialists

CAB Direct (CABI's own platform)

Crops covered include temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits, nuts, vegetables, ornamentals (including lawns and turf), medicinal plants, essential oil plants, culinary herbs, hard fibre plants, perennial oil crops, beverage crops (including tea, coffee and cocoa) and other plantation and industrial crops (such as plant sources of latex, sweeteners and pesticidal compounds). Wild relatives, wild plants, new crops and under-utilized crops are also included. 

Horticultural Science includes all the records from the CABI online subsets Horticultural Science Abstracts (1973+) and Ornamental Horticulture (1976+), plus the entire archive of horticultural records from CAB Abstracts (dating back to 1930).

Take advantage of:
  • Smart Searches on key topics prepared for you by our information experts
  • Search by crop group (eg temperate fruits, vegetables, ornamentals)  
  • ‘My Horticulture’ personalisation feature allows  you to save  searches, save and export records, and subscribe to saved searches via RSS and eMail alerts so you can keep up to date with the latest content
  • Search filters and refine options allow you to quickly drill down to the content you need
  • CAB Thesaurus, the essential tool for indexing and retrieving information that allows users to search the database in a far more systematic and specific way than simply searching on free text
  • Navigating from abstract to CABI Full Text in just one click
  • OpenURL compliance and support to serve libraries who wish to select and customise the links of most value to their users
  • Horticultural Science news articles to keep you up-to-date with research in your field

CABI's 'Horticultural Science' is an essential resource for scientists, researchers, students and all those who need to keep up-to-date with current research and trends in horticultural science.

We have created a User Guide for the new Horticultural Science internet resource, which we hope you will find useful:

USER GUIDE

 

We have also compiled a list of key questions, along with answers which we hope you will find useful.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

If you require personal training on any of our products, please contact us directly at training@cabi.org or visit our training page.

A variety of promotional materials are available to download from our For Librarians area.

If you require specific promotional materials for this CABI product, please contact our publishing promotions team.

CABI's Editorial Advisory Board for Horticulture is chaired by Dr Dyno Keatinge MBE. Dr Keatinge brings 43 years of crop agronomy experience to the post, having previously held the position of Director General of AVRDC (the World Vegetable Center) and Chair of AIRCA (the Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture). Watch an interview with Dr Keatinge.

View the CABI Editorial Advisory Board for Horticulture

View CABI's journal selection criteria for CAB Abstracts and Global Health

Updates to the below Serials Cited list are produced monthly. Designation of Open Access publications are currently available in the downloadable version.

Instructions for submitting a journal and an online form are available.

Download complete list as a text file.

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Title ISSN
Yakugaku Zasshi = Journal of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan 0031-6903
Yearbook of Socioeconomics in Agriculture 1023-3938
Yeast 0749-503X
Yunus Arastirma Bülteni 1303-4456
Yüzüncü Yil Üniversitesi Journal of Agricultural Sciences 1308-7576