Regulations on Appointment of Reviewers

(Enacted on October 1, 2008)


1. These internal regulations are in place on the qualifications of Editorial Board Members according to Article 5 of the Regulations of Editorial Board of the academic journal of the Korean Society of Medical Crop Science (hereinafter called 'this Society').

2. A few persons of Editorial Board Members and Reviewers shall be appointed in the following fields of specialization.
   1) Physiology and ecology of cultivation
   2) Genetics and breeding
   3) Biotechnology
   4) Quality and biological activity
   5) Material analysis
   6) Other fields related to this Society, which are major fields of study acknowledged by the Editorial Board

3. The Editorial Board Members and Reviewers shall be appointed among the regular members of this Society in principle, and the Chief of Editorial Board shall recommend those with excellent research achievements that come under the following numbers to the Chairman. But, the Editorial Board Members and Reviewers shall not be registered in two or more academic journals including this Journal or in a candidate academic journal as Editorial Board Members and Reviewers.

1) Those who have published three or more papers in the international famous academic journals (the academic journals of the class of SCI) in the past 5 years
2) Those who have published 5 or more papers in the famous academic journals in Korea (the academic journals which are registered in the KSCI or which are candidates to be registered in KSCI) in the past 5 years
3) Those who have published three or more papers as the lead author or the corresponding author in the Journal of this Society in the past 5 years
4) Those who have the experiences of being an Editorial Board Member or Reviewer of international famous academic journals
5) Those who have the experiences of being an Editorial Board Member or Reviewer of famous academic journals in Korea
6) Others who are acknowledged to have the research achievements equal to the Clause 1) through 5) in the Editorial Board of this Society

4. These internal regulations shall take effect simultaneously with the enactment.

5. These internal regulations may be revised with the approval of a half or more of the Members of the Editorial Board on the register.