About the journal

Acta horticulturae et regiotecturae :: The Scientific Journal for Horticulture, Landscape Engineering and Architecture

Acta horticulturae et regiotecturae (AHR) is a peer reviewed, open access scholarly journal aimed to presentation and dissemination of the latest, up-to-date results of scientific research in the fields of landscape engineering, landscape architecture and horticulture in the context of the climate changes impacts. Journal focuses on the publication of original research from horticulture and viticulture, nature and landscape sustainability, protection and management, environment protection and related fields.

Authors are fully responsible for the originality, scientific quality and formal correctness of the paper.

First published: 1998

ISSN: 1335-2563 (printed edition)
ISSN: 1338-5259 (online)

Journal periodicity: 2 issues per year

Online publishing: May 31 (issue 1), November 30 (issue 2).

The Journal is published for the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (corporate author/editorial Office – Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering), on the De Gruyter Sciendo platform.

The Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).


No fees (article submission charges or article processing charges) are required from authors.

Rights & Licenses

Papers are published under a the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercialNoDerivs (CC-BY- NC-ND 4.0). The journal Acta horticulturae et regiotecturae is published as an Open Access journal and the non-commercial use of the Article will be governed by a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial-NoDerivs licence.

Peer review

For the submission and for the review process as well the Open Journal Systems (OJS) is used to ensure the originality of the manuscript and making journal policies more transparent and improving indexing.

When a manuscript is submitted to a journal using the OJS, it is assessed to see if it meets the criteria for submission and if it follows the authors guidance. If it does, the editorial team will select potential peer reviewers within the field of research to peer-review the manuscript and make recommendations.

In the journal Acta Horticulturae et Regiotecturae we use Double-blind peer review process to evaluate the quality and relevance of the work. Professionals and academics in the relevant field assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published with the aim to help editors determine whether a manuscript should be published in their journal. In the double-blind review process of AHR journal the reviewers do not know the names of the authors, the institutions or the country and the authors do not know who reviewed their manuscript.

Plagiarism screening

All manuscripts are checked by iThenticate software (Similarity Check service).

Plagiarism screening

Acta horticulturae et regiotecturae publishes peer-reviewed papers. All papers are published in English.

  • Peer-reviewed papers
    • Scientific Papers,
    • Short Communications,
    • Review Papers.

Paper/Manuscript Submit

Manuscript should be submitted by e-mail in the required format to editor-ahr@uniag.sk. The corresponding (submitting) author is responsible for managing all communication between the journal and all co-authors, before and after publication. Before publication, papers will be emailed to the corresponding author for proofreading. The author’s response, with or without corrections, should be sent as soon as possible. Compliance with these instructions is obligatory for all authors.

More details:

Guide for Authors

Publication Ethics Statement

Open Access statement