Biocontrol Science and Technology

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Taylor & Francis

Journal description

Biocontrol Science and Technology presents original research and reviews in the fields of biological pest, disease and weed control. The journal covers the following areas: animal pest control by natural enemies; biocontrol of plant diseases; weed biocontrol; 'classical' biocontrol; augmentative releases of natural enemies; quality control of beneficial organisms; microbial pesticides; properties of biocontrol agents, modes of actions and methods of application; physiology and behaviour of biocontrol agents and their interaction with hosts; pest and natural enemy dynamics, and simulation modelling; genetic improvement of natural enemies including genetic manipulation; natural enemy production, formulation, distribution and release methods; environmental impact studies; releases of selected and/or genetically manipulated organisms; safety testing; the role of biocontrol methods in integrated crop protection; conservation and enhancement of natural enemy populations; effects of pesticides on biocontrol organisms; biocontrol legislation and policy; registration and commercialization.

Current impact factor: 0.94

Impact Factor Rankings

2016 Impact Factor Available summer 2017
2014 / 2015 Impact Factor 0.938
2013 Impact Factor 0.731
2012 Impact Factor 0.712
2011 Impact Factor 0.919
2010 Impact Factor 0.882
2009 Impact Factor 0.684
2008 Impact Factor 0.874
2007 Impact Factor 1.087
2006 Impact Factor 0.862
2005 Impact Factor 0.857
2004 Impact Factor 0.873
2003 Impact Factor 0.832
2002 Impact Factor 0.861
2001 Impact Factor 0.887
2000 Impact Factor 0.818
1999 Impact Factor 0.684
1998 Impact Factor 0.865
1997 Impact Factor 1.255
1996 Impact Factor 0.853
1995 Impact Factor 0.813
1994 Impact Factor 0.581

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 1.01
Cited half-life 8.20
Immediacy index 0.17
Eigenfactor 0.00
Article influence 0.27
Website Biocontrol Science and Technology website
Other titles Biocontrol Science & Technology (En ligne)
ISSN 1360-0478
OCLC 300227958
Material type Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details

Taylor & Francis

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    • STM: Science, Technology and Medicine
    • Publisher last contacted on 25/03/2014
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