Publishing Policies

Korean Journal of Soil Science and Fertilizer (KJSSF) is the official journal of the Korean Society of Soil Science and Fertilizer (KSSSF). Abbreviated title of KSSSF journal is “Korean J. Soil. Sci. Fert.” and KJSSF is devoted for the publication of original research papers, review articles, and technologies related to soils, plant nutrition, fertilizers, and agricultural environment. Korean Journal of Soil Science and Fertilizer was first issued in 1968 and published bimonthly by the KSSSF.


Full text of KJSSF is freely available from “” as open access and abstract of published articles is distributed in Google Scholar from Google, Series Solution from Pro Quest, SFX from Ex Libris, EBSCO and LinkSource from EBSCO, and World Cat from OCLC. Distribution of abstract also includes 526 institutions in Korea and 63 universities in North America, Europe, Japan, China, and Australia.


Manuscript should be submitted via online manuscript submission center ( Membership in the society is not a requirement for publication in KSSSF journal. However, author must register in KSSSF ( to submit a paper without any payment. Other correspondence should be sent by email to either Dr. Woo-Jung Choi (Chonnam National University, Tel: +82-62-530-2153, Email: or Co-Deputy Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Jin-Hyeob Kwak (Jeonbuk National University, Tel: +82-63-270-2488, Email:; Dr. Seok-In Yun (Wonkwang University, Tel: +82-63-850-6677, Email:; Dr. Won-Pyo Park (Jeju National University, Tel: +82-64-754-3317, Email:


This journal is partially supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government (MEST).


Trade names are sometimes listed in papers in this journal. No endorsement of these products by the publisher is intended, nor is any criticism implied of similar products not mentioned.


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