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Maize Genomics and Genetics (ISSN 1925-1971) is published independently by CropSciPublisher. It is an open access, peer reviewed journal publishing basic theories, novel techniques, and new advances within all aspects of maize research, especially focusing on genetics and genomics. All papers published in this journal are licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, allowing anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy.


Papers regarding classical genetics analysis, structural and functional analysis of maize genome, trait-controlling, maize gene expression and regulation, transgenic maize, as well as maize varietal improvement, are especially welcomed.


Maize Genomics and Genetics (ISSN 1925-1971) is archived in Library and Archive Canada and deposited in CrossRef. The Journal has been indexed by ProQuest as well.


Maize Genomics and Genetics is published online by the CropSciPublisher, an independent publishing platform in life science based British Columbia of Canada. The CropSciPublisher 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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Important announcement:The Executive Board of CropSciPublisher approved the exemption of Article Processing Cost for 2021. In order to support the development of this Journal, we encourage authors to donate voluntarily to the APC of this Journal. We appreciate your support.

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