ISSN 1984-7033 on-line version
ISSN 1518-7853 printed version



Basic Information

The CBAB - CROP BREEDING AND APPLIED BIOTECHNOLOGY is the official quarterly journal created in 2001 by Brazilian Association of Plant Breeding (

It aims to publish original scientific articles, only in English, which contribute to the scientific and technological development of plant breeding and agriculture.

CBAB publishes, besides articles, other text forms, such as Review, Notes, Plant breeding programs, Release of cultivars, Book review, Viewpoint and Letters, all of them in English language and equally subjected to the discretion of ad hoc reviewers.

Its abbreviated title is Crop Breed. Appl. Biotechnol. (Online) which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips.


Indexed in

The journal is indexed by:

  • Acervo Documental da Embrapa
  • Agricola
  • Agrobase
  • Biosys
  • CAB International Abstracts
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • DOAJ
  • Ebsco
  • ISI Thomson Reuters
  • Latindex
  • Periódica
  • Portal da Capes
  • SciELO Brasil
  • Scopus
  • Wilson


Intellectual Property

  • All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY



The publication receives financial support by:

  • Programa de Apoio a Publicações Científicas do Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq), Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), Ministério da Educação (MEC) e Ministério da Ciência e Tecnologia (MCT).

  • Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais.

  • Associação Brasileira de Melhoramento de Plantas.


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