Diversity is a peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science of biodiversity from molecules, genes, populations, and species, to ecosystems. Diversity is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubAg, GEOBASE, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Biodiversity Conservation) / CiteScore - Q2 (Agricultural and Biological Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.465 (2020)
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Topic in Agriculture, Agronomy, Crops, Diversity, Plants
Plant-Soil Interactions Topic Editors: Fernando Monroy, Domenico Prisa
Deadline: 30 November 2022
Topic in Diversity, JoF, Life, Microorganisms, Pathogens
Fungal Diversity Topic Editors: Samantha C. Karunarathna, Belle Damodara Shenoy, Patcharee Pripdeevech, Sumedha Madawala, Alvin M.C. Tang, Benjarong Karbowy-Thongbai, Asha Janadaree Dissanayake, Arun Kumar Dutta
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Diversity, Forests, Land, Plants, Sustainability
Nature-Based Solutions Topic Editors: Panayiotis Dimitrakopoulos, Mario A. Pagnotta, Miklas Scholz, Arshiya Noorani
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Topic in Agronomy, Diversity, Genes, IJMS, Plants
Plant Domestication and Crop Evolution Topic Editors: Junhua Peng, Fabrizio Grassi
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Diversity
Promoting Biodiversity in Forest and Landscape Restoration Guest Editor: Evert Thomas
Deadline: 20 May 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
Interactions between Oaks and Insects Guest Editor: Raul Bonal
Deadline: 1 June 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
Soil Ecosystem Restoration after Disturbances Guest Editors: Jan Frouz, Markéta Hendrychová
Deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue in Diversity
Diversity of Coral-Associated Fauna II Guest Editor: Simone Montano
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topical Collection in Diversity
Feature Papers in Phylogeny and Evolution Collection Editor: Eric Buffetaut
Topical Collection in Diversity
Proceedings of Experts on Aquatic Life (PEAL) Collection Editors: Wonchoel Lee, Bum Soo Park
Topical Collection in Diversity
Marine Invasive Species Collection Editors: Bert W. Hoeksema, Adriaan Gittenberger
Topical Collection in Diversity
Evolution and Extinctions on Islands Collection Editors: Eric Buffetaut, Simone Fattorini, Maria Panitsa
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