Plants — Open Access Journal

Plants (ISSN 2223-7747; CODEN: PLANCD) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS), the Spanish Phytopathological Society (SEF),  the Spanish Society of Plant Physiology (SEFV), the Spanish Society of Horticultural Sciences (SECH) and the Italian Society of Phytotherapy (S.I.Fit.) are affiliated with Plants and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and BIOSIS Previews (Clarivate Analytics), Scopus (from Vol. 5) and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • 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: 2.762 (2019)
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Special Issue in Plants
Mechanical Signaling in Plants Guest Editor: Hidetoshi Iida
Deadline: 15 August 2020
Special Issue in Plants
Carotenoid Biosynthesis, Regulation, Storage and Degradation in Plants Guest Editor: Chris Cazzonelli
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Plants
Secondary Metabolites and Eco-friendly Techniques for Agricultural Weed/Pest Management Guest Editors: Fabrizio Araniti, Marco Landi, Vito Armando Laudicina, Maria Rosa Abenavoli
Deadline: 20 September 2020
Special Issue in Plants
Plant Nitrogen Assimilation and Metabolism Guest Editors: Concepción Avila, Fernando de la Torre
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Topical Collection in Plants
Feature Papers in Plant Physiology and Metabolism Collection Editors: John Hancock, Mikihisa Umehara
Topical Collection in Plants
Feature Papers in Plant Protection Collection Editors: Paula Baptista, Livy Williams
Topical Collection in Plants
Feature Papers in Plant Ecology Collection Editors: Ismael Aranda, Fernando Henrique Reboredo, Roberta Masin
Topical Collection in Plants
Plant, Algae and Lichen Response to Abiotic Stress: from Molecules to Ecosystems Collection Editors: Luigi Sanita' di Toppi, Vasileios Fotopoulos, Martin Backor, Anna Aksmann
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