Recently, after the quantitative selection by the Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD) and qualitative assessment by experts, ACTA AGRICULTURAE BOREALI-SINICA is once again selected into the core database of CSCD.
CSCD, founded in 1989 and known as China's SCI, includes English and Chinese scientific and technological core journals and top journals published in China in the areas of mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, geonomy, biology, agriculture, forestry and medical science.
CSCD journals are selected every two years. CSCD library is divided into two parts: core library including 908 journals and extended library 322 journals. In the 1,230 source journals included in 2019-2020, 229 are published in English and 1,001 in Chinese.