From Editor-in Chief to all the authors:publication fee is revised from January 1, 2018

Important Notification

Effective January 1, 2018, for an article by nonmember corresponding author, publication fee is revised to be ¥140,000*. The accepted article will be processed for publication, only after the payment is confirmed.

Revision of publication fee will be also planned for an article by corresponding author who is a Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology (JSME), Japanese Society of Soil Microbiology (JSSM), Taiwan Society of Microbial Ecology (TSME), or Japanese Society of Plant Microbe Interactions (JSPMI) member. Detailed information will be announced in our website on April 2018.

This revision of publication fee is essential for intellectual and financial independence of our journal, Microbes and Environments, we sincerely appreciate your understanding.

* NOTE: ¥140,000 ≈ $ 1,200, €1,000, as of November 9, 2017. It will fluctuate depending on the exchange rate.