Journal of Apiculture
(1986~) ISSN 1225-0252
ver. 2018.06.24

Editorial Board (March 2022-February2024)

Editor-in-Chief Gwang Sik Lee (Dong-A University, Korea)
Managing Editor Dongwon Kim (Nationl Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Korea)

Editorial Board Members
  • Diversity Iksoo Kim(CNU, Korea), Seung Hwan Lee(SNU, Korea), Heung-Sik Lee(QIA, Korea)
  • Biology Hyoung Wook Kwon(INU, Korea) Kilwon Kim(INU, Korea) Young Ho Kim(KNU, Korea) June-Sun Yoon(JNU, Korea) Keon Mook Seong(CNU, Korea) Kwang Pum Lee(SNU, Korea)
  • Health Dongwon Kim(NIAS, Korea) , Hye Kyung Kim(KNCAF, Korea), Misun Yoo(QIA, Korea), Yong Soo Choi(NIAS, Korea) Lekhnath Kafle(Taiwan) Huoqing Zheng(China)
  • Pollination Hyung Joo Yoon(DAU, Korea) Kyeongyong Lee(NIAS, Korea) Chuleui Jung(ANU, Korea) M.S. Reddy(India)
  • Bee Flora Sung-Joon Na(NIFoS, Korea) , Youngki Park(NIFoS, Korea)) Youngjin Park(ANU, Korea)
  • Bee Products Ki-Young Kim(KHU), Mok-Ryeon Ahn(DAU), Jewon Jung(KSU, Korea), ) Sang Mi Han(NIAS, Korea)

Scope: Journal of Apiculture (ISO abbreviation as J. Apic. Shortly JA) inherits the volume and page number of Korean Journal of Apiculture in 2011, 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, mini-reviews, short communications, technical reports, invited articles and current topics. Details can be found

Call for the paper: The manuscript submitted with “Submission checklist and copyright transfer form” to the journal (, will be systematically reviewed by the journal’s reviewing policy. Manuscripts not meeting the scope or standards for publication can be immediately returned to the authors, without further review process. The Journal follows ethical guideline, Guidelines on Good Publication Practice by the Committee on Public Ethics (COPE). After review process from more than 2 reviewers, decision for further process can be made by the editorial board. The journal charges for the article processing fee of 150 USD for a paper within 15 pages. Authors from developing countries could be waivered for the charge. Express publication (3 wks) charges 300 USD .

ASK retains the exclusive copyright to reproduction and distribution of the Journal publication. When used, Journal and authors are to be properly cited. Subscription of the journal printed is 50,000 KRW/yr but 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 ( This work was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies(KOFST) grant funded by the Korean government. The journal is printed by Junghaengsa, Inc.

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For details, please contact the ASK office:
The Apiculture Society of Korea
In Department of Agricultural Biology, National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, RDA, Wanju 55365, Republic of Korea
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