hirty-six manuscripts representing eight of nine disciplines were submitted in 2019. A summary of the action taken on these manuscripts by discipline is provided in Table 1. The acceptance rate for manuscripts for which a decision has been made is 22.2%; excluding manuscripts released or returned, the acceptance rate for manuscripts for which a decision has been made is 33.3%. In 2019, 31 manuscripts are to be published in the Journal of Cotton Science. Distribution of published manuscripts by discipline was as follows: Agronomy and Soils – 8; Arthropod Management – 2; Breeding and Genetics – 8; Economics and Marketing – 1; Engineering and Ginning – 5; Molecular Biology and Physiology – 3; Weed Science – 2; and Editorial Notes – 1.