A Distinguished Journal for Microbial Ecology
Impact Factor: 2.231, 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.144
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Most cited paper and review 2015
Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology (TSME) and Japanese Society of Plant Microbe Interactions (JSPMI) has joined the collaborative editing of M&E.
Research Highlight: Survivability of Microbes in Natural Environments and Their Ecological Impacts
M&E has an Impact Factor of 2.231 according to the 2014 Journal Citation Reports.

Microbes and Environments (M&E) is a Distinguished Journal for Microbial Ecology

  • Impact Factor: 2.231
  • Open access policy
  • Topics of interest include all aspects of research on microbial ecology and environmental microbiology

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Current Highlights


Effect of Probiotics/Prebiotics on Cattle Health and Productivity
Biotechnological Aspects of Microbial Extracellular Electron Transfer
Recent Trends in Control Methods for Bacterial Wilt Diseases Caused by Ralstonia solanacearum

Research Highlight

Survivability of Microbes in Natural Environments and Their Ecological Impacts
The Challenges of Studying the Anaerobic Microbial World
Space Habitation and Microbiology: Status and Roadmap of Space Agencies
A Novel Function of Controlled-Release Nitrogen Fertilizers

Highly downloaded articles (July, 2015)

Isolation and Characterization of Cellulose-decomposing Bacteria Inhabiting Sawdust and Coffee Residue Composts
Mohamed Fathallh Eida, Toshinori Nagaoka, Jun Wasaki, Kenji Kouno
Vol. 27 (2012) No. 3 p. 226-233 
Genotypic Diversity, Antibiotic Resistance and Bacteriocin Production of Enterococci Isolated from Rhizospheres
Naouel Klibi, Naouel Ben Slimen, Imen Fhoula, Maria Lpez, Karim Ben Slama, Daniele Daffonchio, Abdellatif Boudabous, Carmen Torres, Hadda Ouzari
Vol. 27 (2012) No. 4 p. 533-537 
Metagenomic Analysis of the Bacterial Community Associated with the Taproot of Sugar Beet
Hirohito Tsurumaru, Takashi Okubo, Kazuyuki Okazaki, Megumi Hashimoto, Kaori Kakizaki, Eiko Hanzawa, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Noriyuki Asanome, Fukuyo Tanaka, Yasuyo Sekiyama, Seishi Ikeda, Kiwamu Minamisawa
Vol. 30 (2015) No. 1 p. 63-69

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Microbes and Environments:cover photo.

Current Issue:
2015, Vol. 30, No.2

- Impact Factor: 2.231
- 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.144