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Legume Genomics and Genetics (ISSN 1925-1580) is an open access and peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research papers in the fields of genomics and genetics of legume plants. Legume Genomics and Genetics, proposed by Dr Da Luo, a legume geneticist from Sun Yat-Sen University in China, is run by the Editorial Team of CropSci Publisher at British Columbia of Canada.


Legume Genomics and Genetics is commited to publishing grain/forage legume studies, as well as research on model legume plants such as Lotus japonicus and Medicago truncatula. The aims are to  feature innovative research findings in the basic and applied fields of legume biology. Topics include (but are not limited to) genome structure, genome-scale analysis, comparative and functional genomics, proteomics and epigenomics, gene discovery and function, gene expression and evolution, as well as legume genetics from the molecular level to whole plant level.


Authors publishing with CropSci Publisher retain the copyright to their work and grant the license to the third party for unlimited use, reproduction or dissemination under the Creative Commons Attribution License. For more details about the journal, please see About LGG.


Legume Genomics and Genetics (ISSN 1925-1580) is archived in Library and Archive Canada and deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by ProQuest as well.


Legume Genomics and Genetics is published online by the CropSci Publisher, an independent publishing platform in life science based British Columbia of Canada. The CropSci Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution License (CCAL) to all works published in this journal. Under the terms of CCAL, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their article and have granted to any third party to reuse, reprint, disseminate and unlimited download, provided the original authors and source are right cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publishers.


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Our journal operates on a no-fee basis, and all submissions undergo a peer-review process. We prioritize HTML publication and PDF versions will be available within 30 days after HTML publication.

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