Journal of Apiculture ISSN 1225-0252

Editorial board

Editor-in-Chief Chuleui Jung (Andong National University, Korea)
Managing Editor Soon-Ok Woo
                      (National Institute of Agricultural Science, Korea)
Editorial Board members
Diversity: Heung-Sik Lee (QIA, Korea), SeungHwan Lee(SNU, Korea),
              Iksoo Kim(CNU, Korea)
Biology: I. Kandemir (Turkey), Kilwon Kim (IU, Korea),
           Hyoung-Wook Kwon(IU, Korea)
Health: S. Wongsiri (Thailand), YongSoo Choi(NIAS, Korea),
          Misun Yoo (QIA, Korea), Hyekyung Kim (NIAS, Korea)
Pollination: W. Jie (China), M.S. Reddy (India), InGyun Park(NIAS, Korea),
              Youngki Park (NIFoS, Korea), HyungJoo Yoon(NIAS, Korea),
              Kyeongyong Lee (NIAS, Korea)
Bee products: SangMi Han(NIAS, Korea), Yoon-Kyu Lim(JNU, Korea),
                 Mok-Ryeon Ahn(DU, Korea), Myung-Sang Kwon(GNU, Korea)

Scope: Journal of Apiculture (ISO abbreviation as J. Apic. Shortly JA) was renamed after the Korean Journal of Apiculture in 2011, but inherits the volume and page number, which was originally published from 1986. The journal is the official scientific journal of the Asian Apicultural Association (AAA) published by the Apicultural Society of Korea (ASK). It is published quarterly per year (April 30, June 30, September 30, and November 30). The journal aims to bring together basic and applied research papers on honeybee and related hymenopteran insects, honey and bee-products, and pollination. The scope encompasses from Apiculture to agriculture, forestry, food science, medical and veterinary importance. Articles considered for publication include original research paper, minireviews, short communications, technical reports, invited articles and current topics. Details can be found

Call for the paper: The manuscript be submitted with Before-submission checklist and copyright transfer form to the journal (, then will be systematically reviewed by the journal’s reviewing policy. Manuscripts that do not meet the general criteria or standards for publication in Journal of Apiculture will be immediately returned to the authors, without detailed review. The Journal follows ethical guideline, Guidelines on Good Publication Practice by the Committee on Public Ethics (COPE). Original manuscript would go through more than 2 peer review process. Manuscript which was accepted will be assigned proper date and order for the publication by the editorial board. The journal charges for the publication of 150 USD for a paper within 15 pages. Authors from developing countries could be waivered for the charge. Express publication charges 300USD.

ASK retains the exclusive copyright to reproduction and distribution of the Journal publication. When used, JA, the authors are to be properly cited. Subscription of the journal printed volume is 50,000 KRW per year and online contents are freely available from .

Total or parts of the articles are abstracted in DOI/Crossref, RISS, Google Scholar, DBpia and KCI. The Journal follows an open access policy with xml ( The journal is partly supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant, MEST, and Korean Research Foundation. The journal is printed by JY Publishing Group.

For details, please contact the ASK office:
The Apicultural Society of Korea
Department of Agricultural Biology, National Academy of Agricultural Science, RDA, Wanju 55365, Republic of Korea
Contact: Prof. Kim Young Ho (Tel. +82-10-7253-9808, e-mail :


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