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Journal of Nematology

Society of Nematologists

EDITOR IN CHIEF : Ralf J. Sommer

Number of Issues : volume open

Subject: Life Sciences

ISSN: 0022-300X
eISSN: 2640-396X


Impact Factor: 1.402 (2020)
CiteScore: 2.0 (2020)


License type: CC BY 4.0
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Journal of Nematology is the official technical and scientific communication publication of the Society of Nematologists since 1969. The journal publishes original papers on all aspects of basic, applied, descriptive, theoretical or experimental nematology and adheres to strict peer-review policy. Other categories of papers include invited reviews, research notes, abstracts of papers presented at annual meetings, and special publications as appropriate.

From volume 2019 the journal is published in a continuous format.

New Article Processing Charge (APC) Policy – Postponed until April 15, 2021
As of April 15, 2021, all articles submitted to the Journal of Nematology will be subject to an APC. Only accepted articles will be subject to the APC, which will be due prior to final publication of the article. APCs will be $200 USD for Society of Nematologists members, and $400 USD for non-members. Note, Society membership is $60.00 for regular members and $30.00 for students. You can join the Society at:
APC waivers may be granted to authors from underdeveloped countries as defined by the United Nations.

Back Issues

All past articles are available for download here.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Under the Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license users are free to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and adapt the work (remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially) if the contribution was properly attributed and all of the changes indicated.



The Society of Nematologists is an international organization formed to advance the science of nematology in both its fundamental and economic aspects. To serve this purpose, the Society of Nematologists acts as an agency for the exchange of information, holds regular meetings, and promotes and extends knowledge in all phases of nematology. The Society operates on a nonprofit basis exclusively for the accomplishment of these educational and scientific goals.



Ralf J. Sommer - Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen, Germany


Eyualem Abebe - Elizabeth City State University, Elizabeth City, NC, USA
Erik Andersen - North Western University, USA
Shaun Berry - BASF Inc., Research Triangle, NC, USA
Raquel Campos-Herrera - Instituto de Ciencias de la Vid y del Vino (ICVV), Logroño, Spain
Pablo Castillo - Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, CSIC, CÓRDOBA Spain
Peter DiGennaro - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Cynthia Gleason - Washington State University, USA
Zafar Handoo - USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD, USA
Horacio Lopez-Nicora - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Majid Pedram - Tarbiat Modares University, Teheran, Iran
Dorota Porazinska - University of Florida, USA
Thomas Powers - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
Erik Ragsdale - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
David I. Shapiro-Ilan - Research Leader (Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology), USDA-ARS, SEA, SE Fruit and Tree Nut Research Unit, GA, USA
Paul W. Sternberg - California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Maria Viketoft - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Koon-Hui Wang - University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI, USA
Guiping Yan - North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA


Information about the Journal of Nematology, including publication and article submission information, can be found at the Editorial Manager website.

All manuscripts submitted to the JON are subject to single blind review by at least two peer reviewers and an Editor. 

Please consult the Guide to Authors and Style Guide before submitting a manuscript.

Upon acceptance of a manuscript, Authors will be requested to sign Open Access Agreement prior to publication.


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