Insects is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of entomology published monthly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, AGRICOLA, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Entomology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Insect Science)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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: 2.769 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.046 (2020)
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Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Insects, J, Sustainability
Insects in Sustainable Agroecosystems Editor-in-Chief: José Carlos Franco
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Special Issue in Insects
Insect Senses: From Perception to Cognition Guest Editors: Matthieu Dacher, Brian H. Smith
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Insects
Insects on Pollination Ecology Guest Editors: Isabelle Dajoz, Mathilde Baude
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Insects
Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Lethal Parasites of Insects Guest Editors: Adler R. Dillman, Raquel Campos-Herrera
Deadline: 1 December 2021
Special Issue in Insects
Recent Discoveries in Host-Plant Resistance for Field Crop Insect Pests Guest Editors: Ian Scott, Julien Saguez
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Topical Collection in Insects
Improving IPM of Specialty Crop Pests and Global Food Security Collection Editors: Muhammad Haseeb, Ashfaq Ahmad Sial, Jawwad A. Qureshi, Youichi Kobori
Topical Collection in Insects
Integrated Pest Management Strategies for Horticultural Crops Collection Editor: Rosemary Collier
Topical Collection in Insects
The Borderless "Bug" Characterization of Invasive Insect Species: The First Step for Their Control Collection Editors: Umberto Bernardo, Marco Gebiola
Topical Collection in Insects
Bees and Their Symbionts Collection Editors: Kirk E. Anderson, Quinn S. McFrederick
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