Insects — Open Access Journal

Insects (ISSN 2075-4450) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal of entomology published quarterly online by MDPI. The American Association of Professional Apiculturists (AAPA) is affiliated with Insects and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), BIOSIS Previews and Zoological Record, as well as Scopus and other databases. Citations available in Pubmed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 1.90, which equals rank 25/136 in 'Insect Science'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 23 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.3 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

Impact Factor: 1.848 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Insects
Development of Botanical Insecticides and Their Application Guest Editors: Murray B. Isman, Phil C. Stevenson
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Insects
Integrative Mosquito Biology: From Molecules to Ecosystems Guest Editors: Peter Piermarini, Chloe Lahondere, Clement Vinauger
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Insects
Improving Stored Product Insect Pest Management Guest Editors: David W. Hagstrum, Christos G. Athanassiou
Deadline: 15 February 2019
Special Issue in Insects
Biological Control of Plant Pests in Protected Culture Guest Editor: Eric Riddick
Deadline: 28 February 2019

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