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Foundation: 1928

Mission: Taking "Integrative Plant Biology" as its main research direction, IOB is mainly engaged in the research projects on the fields of the eco-environment, modern agriculture, sustainable utilization of plant resources and systematic evolution that are highly related to the disciplinary development in plant sciences and is focused on the national strategic needs. This mission can be achieved by means of the development of new techniques and modern methodologies.

Vision: IBCAS provided scientific and technological support for maintaining ecological security and promoting the realization of the vision of “Beautiful China”.


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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +549th190th150th135th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1946th528th367th351st
Chemistry 825th260th209th203rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1185th360th333rd262nd
Energy 2710th981st760th527th
Environmental Science 2547th807th664th479th
Medicine 2270th634th470th420th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 926th258th200th184th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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