About the Journal

Focus and Scope

FAGOPYRUM is open to everyone who is interested in buckwheat and will cover all aspects of buckwheat research: genetics, cytology, breeding, agronomy, nutrition, utilization, biochemistry, ethnobotany and others. FAGOPYRUM will accept manuscripts in English only, which meet the scientific requirements set by the Editorial Board and which have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Announcements concerning the promotion of research on buckwheat (workshops, symposium and so on), bibliographies and other information related to buckwheat will also be published. 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

Fagopyrum is a publication of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), published by its class of Natural Sciences. It is published twice a year on the web page of SAZU (http://www.sazu.si/publikacije-sazu). 

Since 1981 to 1985 it was published as the Bulletin of International Buckwheat Research Association (IBRA).  Since 1986 it is registered in Slovenia as a scientific journal under auspices of IBRA. Back volumes  7,  9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14, are available at http://www.sazu.si/publikacije-sazu. In 1995 was a gap in publishing. From 1998 to 2016 it was published in Japan (Shinshu University, Ina, editor Toshiko Matano; Kyoto University, Kyoto, editor Ohmi Ohnishi; Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, editor Kiyokazu Ikeda). Since 2017 the owner and publisher is the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU).